English Holidays, History and Traditions
How to Have a British Christmas - Anglophenia Ep 20
From explosives at the dinner table to burning letters to Santa, Siobhan Thompson looks at 10 ways Christmas differs in Britain. (Notably, they don't call them the holidays.)
Visit the Anglophenia blog: http://www.bbcamerica.com/anglophenia
English NEW YEAR
EASTER: History and Culture (English subtitles)
This is a 9-minute video which shows Easter week (Palm Sunday, The Last Supper, the betrayal and arrest, the mock trial, the cross, the burial and the resurrection) and describes and shows present day Easter celebrations.
Easter in the UK
British English Holidays - Boxing Day
Origins of Boxing Day
Boxing Day is widely celebrated in countries that are part of the British Commonwealth. It's origins are obscure, but they date back centuries.