Big Ben clock
Queen Elizabeth I
Since Britain has a multicultural population, other languages are also spoken in England like Bengali, Hindi, Turkish, Arabic, French, Spanish, Latin, etc.
A traditional English breakfast consists of eggs, bacon, sausages, fried bread, mushrooms, baked beans and a cup of coffee. Now-a-days most people eat a bowl of cereals, a slice of toast, orange juice and a cup of coffee.
Most British people at work and children at school eat packed lunch that mostly consists of a sandwich, crisps, fruits and a drink.
A traditional English dinner consists of meat and two vegetables with gravy. Now-a-days, most people in England eat curried rice or pasta dishes.
Most British people drink tea. Coffee and wine are also popular.
Lots of people in England are vegetarians.
The sandwich was invented in England. There is a town named Sandwich in the north of England. John Montagu, the Earl of Sandwich, invented a small meal that could be eaten with one hand while he continued his non-stop gambling.
England, unlike Wales and Scotland has no official dress.
Considering England's multicultural society, people wear different kinds of clothes like sari and other ethnic clothes.
New year's day-First day of January. It is a holiday. On the New Year's Eve, as the clock Big Ben strikes midnight, people link arms and sing a song called Auld Lang Syne. There will be fireworks too.
Some of the other festivals celebrated are, Harvest festival, Halloween, Shrove Tuesday, Mothering Sunday, Good Friday, Easter day, May day, etc.
A factory in England
Art, Music and Dance
Since its earliest days English music has been diverse and culturally relevant. It is made of religious music, folk music, classical music and many other styles. 'The Beatles' is a world famous music band.
Some of the dance forms of England are English country dance like Morris dance, Maypole dance etc. and other dance forms like Garland dance. The dance forms were different for different classes of the society.
England's art, music and dances have been greatly influenced by foreign invasion and immigration.
English Landscape Art
The Beatles Band of England
Sir Isaac Newton was the scientist who formulated the theory of gravitation and the three laws of motion.
Queen Elizabeth I's rule is known as the 'Golden Age of England'.
Queen Elizabeth II is the Queen of England now.
Henry VIII was a popular King.
Diana, The Princess of Wales was a celebrity.
Professor Stephan Hawking is a famous physicist.
Charles Dickens, Jane Austin and Agatha Christie were all famous writers.
Charles Darwin, the famous naturalist formulated the Theory of Evolution.
Florence Nightingale, a British nurse is considered as the founder of modern nursing.
Lord Byron, Robert Burns and Thomas Hardy were famous poets.
William Byrd and Arthur Sullivan are music composers.
Captain James Cook was a famous explorer of 18th century
David Beckham is a world famous foot ball (soccer) player.
J.K Rowling is a famous writer.
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