Wednesday, November 30, 2016

St Andrew's Day - 30 November 2016

St Andrew's Day is celebrated every year on 30th November. St Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland and this day is a feast day celebrating Scottish culture, food and dance. It is the start of Scotland's winter festivals which includes Hogmanay and Burns Night.
St Andrew was actually one of the Twelve Apostles and was the brother of Peter. Scotland's national flag is St Andrew's Cross, the white diagonal cross on a blue background.
Credo, available through the JCU Library has a lot of great resources about St Andrew's Day if you want to find out more on this interesting subject.

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