BOXING DAY DECEMBER 26

BOXING DAY DECEMBER 26


Importance of Boxing Day 

DECEMBER 26th BOXING DAY

A box to collect money for the poor was placed in Churches on Christmas day then opened the next day.

box·ing day 
Noun
(in parts of the British Commonwealth) A public holiday celebrated on the first day (strictly, the first weekday) after Christmas Day.

Boxing Day was a day off for servants and when they received a ‘Christmas Box’ from the master. The servants would also go home to give ‘Christmas Boxes’ to their famili

IN Britain and Ireland we are greedy, it’s not enough for us to have Christmas Day celebrations we have added on another day called Boxing Day. Boxing Day is a national holiday and another day to spend with family and friends and eating up the leftovers but its 

Boxing Day was a day off for servants and when they received a ‘Christmas Box’ from the master. The servants would also go home to give ‘Christmas Boxes’ to their families.


In Ireland, Boxing Day is known as "St Stephen's Day" and is famous for its "Wren Boys". St Stephen was killed, purportedly stoned to death, for believing in Jesus. In Ireland the Wren Boys would go out and stone Wrens to death then with blackened faces, carry their catch around the town knocking at doors and asking for money. This barbaric act has now stopped but the Wrens Boys will still dress up and parade around time though, but collecting money for charity.
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