November is here! As quick as you know it, the festive season is upon us once again. Even though the weather has certainly taken a chilly turn, there’s lots of fun things to look forward to in November. With Bonfire Night and the much-awaited Black Friday sales, it is a month full of fireworks, shopping and anticipation leading up to the Christmas season, with hopefully a party or two along the way! Don’t forget to wear your poppy too, as Remembrance Sunday occurs on the second Sunday this month.
What’s happening in November 2022?
5th November – Bonfire Night/Guy Fawkes Day
9th November – British Pudding Day
10th November – Join us for our weekly coffee morning @ Braintree Quadrant
11th November – Armistice Day – Our stores will be observing a two-minute silence at 11am
13th November – Remembrance Sunday – Our stores (where open) will be observing a two-minute silence at 11am
14th November – Join us for our weekly coffee morning @ Chelmsford Quadrant
17th November – Join us for our weekly coffee morning @ Braintree Quadrant
18th – 19th November – BBC Children in Need
21st November – Join us for our weekly coffee morning @ Chelmsford Quadrant
24th November – Join us for our weekly coffee morning @ Braintree Quadrant
24th November – Members Fish & Chip Quiz @ Braintree Quadrant
25th November – Black Friday
Remember, Remember, the fifth of November…
November Star Signs
Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
There are two birthstones for those born in November; Topaz and Citrine. Warm and autumnal in colour, Citrine is prized for its orange and yellow hues, while Topaz comes in a variety of colours. Both stones are believed to bestow calming energies, fortune and warmth to the wearer.
While Chrysanthemums are Novembers birth flower, thought to attract good luck, friendship, honesty and happiness, Poppies will feature prominently this month in reflection and anticipation of Remembrance Sunday on the 13th.
According to the National Trust, here’s which vegetables are in season at this time of year..
- Spring green cabbage
- White cabbage
- Red cabbage
- Savoy cabbage
Why not take a look at our recipes and see what you can whip up?