21 British Christmas Traditions That Will Confuse The Hell Out Of The Rest Of The World
Home of the DEFINITIVE Christmas dinner.
Watching pantomimes featuring questionable celebrity combinations.
Enjoying an iconic tin of Quality Street.
Getting weirdly excited for AN ADVERT.
Experiencing Nativity plays filled with really bizarre roles in order to fit in all the children.
Either absolutely loving or absolutely hating mince pies.
Christmas lights being turned on by former X-Factor and Pop Idol contestants.
And taking a drive around your hometown to see all the slightly-crap Christmas decorations.
Fantasy shopping through an Argos catalogue.
Belting out classic Christmas bangers like “Oh Come All Ye Faithful”.
Drinking a glass of buck's fizz (that's a mimosa to Americans) first thing on Christmas morning.
And eating Christmas cake at any point during the day.
The adrenaline rush that comes with pulling a Christmas cracker.
And enjoying terrible, terrible comedy.
The ~definitive~ Christmas dinner.
With AT LEAST three different sauces.
And saving the leftovers so you can eat nothing but turkey sandwiches for the next couple of weeks.
Having a Christmas pudding, even if everyone in your family hates it.
And drinking drinks you normally wouldn't, like Baileys.
Watching the Queen's speech for reasons you're not entirely sure of.
Feeling miserable after watching the Eastenders Christmas special.
And extending the celebration with Boxing Day.
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