Date: 07 August 2017
“Raksha Bandan” means “a thread for protection”. Sisters tie a thread bracelet around their brothers' wrists, and receive gifts in return.
Hanukah (end) - Jewish
The Jewish Festival of Lights, celebrated for eight days. It commemorates the Jews struggle for religious freedom. During Hanukkah, Jews light one more candle each night.
Christmas Day - Christian
The day celebrating the birth of Jesus.
Hanukah (start) - Jewish
St. Andrews Day - Christian
Celebration of the patron saint of Scotland.
Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadu - Sikh
A champion of religious freedom, executed for refusing to convert to Islam.
All Saints Day - Christian
A day to honour all saints and martyrs of the church.