Romance at the Earl

With Valentine’s day just around the corner we thought we would share with you a little about our plans for the evening and see what you really know about Valentines day, We found some interesting facts about the day of ‘LOVE’ In fact Valentine’s Day is actually Saint Valentines Day originally a day to celebrate Saint Valentinus, who performed weddings for soldiers who were not allowed to marry

5 things you never knew about valentine’s day*

  • Every Valentine`s Day, the Italian city of Verona receives approximately 1,000 letters that have been addressed to Juliet. This is where Romeo and Juliet, the young lovers in Shakespeare`s play, lived.

  • There are approximately 50 million roses given on Valentine`s Day around the world.

  • At least 9 million people buy their pets a gift on Valentine`s Day.

  • In the middle ages, superstition said that if you were single, you would end up marrying the first single person of the opposite sex that you met on Valentine`s Day.

  • After St. Valentine was buried, Julia, the daughter of his jailor, planted an almond tree with pink blossoms near his grave. The almond tree today is a symbol of lasting friendship and love.

So what will your plans be for the evening, will you be romancing a loved one, dining out with friends or enjoying a cosy night in?

We will be hosting our annual Valentines Ball with Bruno Mars tribute on Saturday 17th February. A wonderful evening consisting of a beautiful 4 course meal, Live singer and disco with a Rose for your loved one.

£37.95 per person. For more enquiries please contact our Sales team on 01302 361371.

Whatever your plans whether it be on Valentines day itself or the Weekend we hope you have a wonderful time.

*Source www.softschools.com

Image Credit: Clem Onojeghuo

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