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10 things you didn’t know about Easter…

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As we look forward to the Easter weekend, discover some fascinating facts about how this Christian festival is celebrated around the world

On which Greek island do neighbouring towns engage in a rocket war during the Midnight Mass before Easter Sunday? What are the origins of Fabergé’s famous jewelled eggs? And where might you find thousands of people, many of them dressed in robes and pointed hats, processing in complete silence at 2am on Good Friday night? Find out the answers to all these questions and more in our article on our members’ hub. Sign in now to read it, and if you’d like to find out more about becoming a member you can do so here.

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