The purpose of
was traditionally to give gifts, food and clothing to servants, postmen and tradesmen, as well as to the poor, though in modern times it is a public holiday in the UK and a busy after Christmas shopping day.
Boxing Day is a holiday celebrated the day after Christmas Day. It originated in
the United Kingdom, and is celebrated in a number of countries that previously ...
Boxing Day takes place on December 26th and is only celebrated in a few
countries; mainly ones historically connected to the UK (such as Canada,
Everything you ever needed to know about Boxing Day, Its traditions, history and
why it's celebrated on the 26th December.
Dec 20, 2016 ... December 26 is not only a day for Santa Claus to catch his breath but a public
holiday known as Boxing Day in the United Kingdom and other ...
Despite its name, Boxing Day, which is celebrated on December 26 in Great
Britain, has nothing to do with pugilistic competition. Nor is it a day for people to ...
Dec 26, 2016 ... If the day after Christmas falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the following Monday is
designated as the official public holiday. This year, Boxing Day ...
Ever wondered what Boxing Day is and where it gets its name. Here are the
reasons and traditions surrounding the oddly-named holiday.
Dec 26, 2016 ... As with most things to do with Christmas, it was the Victorians who fleshed out the
meaning of Boxing Day. The Oxford English Dictionary dates ...
Dec 26, 2013 ... If you're looking for something that explains the origins of Boxing Day, well, you're
not going to find it here. The day-after-Christmas holiday is ...