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Did you know that red roses were the favorite flower of Venus, the Roman goddess of love? Did you know that an ancient Welsh traditional gift is to carve a wooden love spoon? Wooden spoons are carved with hearts, keys and keyholes to symbolize "You unlock my heart". Read our fun facts sheet to discover more interesting facts about Valentine's Day

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What is Valentine's Day? Valentine's Day is also known as Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine. The day is a celebration of love, romance and affection

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When is Valentine's Day? Valentine's Day is February 14 it is celebrated in many countries across the world

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Who was Valentine? There are different ideas about the origins of Saint Valentine, the most popular historical account is that of the Roman Saint who was sent to prison for marrying soldiers when they were forbidden

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Whilst Saint Valentine was in prison he healed the warden's daughter from blindness. He was executed on February 14th and wrote a letter to the girl signing it "from your Valentine"

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The Roman fertility festival 'Lupercalia' took place around February 14th; some historians suggest that early Christians chose this time to honor a martyr named Valentine

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The association of February 14th and the celebration of romance and love became more popular in England during the 14th century

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14th century English poet Geoffrey Chaucer famously wrote about the connection of February 14th in a poem relating the date to the start of spring and the romance of birds choosing their summer companions

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King Henry VIII of England officially declared February 14th a holiday in 1537

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Popular Valentine's Day symbols include; heart shaped emblems, doves, the image of winged god cupid and his bow and arrow

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Cupid is associated with Valentine’s Day because he was the son of Venus, the Roman god of love and beauty. Cupid carries with him a bow and arrow; if you are shot by cupid's arrow you are alleged to be filled with uncontrollable love!

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The giving of Valentine's cards dates back to Mid-18th century, England. As postal services and paper became more affordable St Valentine's Day cards increased in popularity, mass production began in the early 19th century

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The first mass-produced valentine's cards in the U.S. were available in 1847. The embossed paper and lace cards were produced by Esther Howland of Massachusetts; Esther was nicknamed "The Mother of the American Valentine"

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Popular Valentine's gift and present ideas include; flowers, cards, perfume, chocolates, poem books, bath products, body lotions, personal poems, jewelry and soft, plush toys

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Did you know that pet owners buying Valentine's gifts for their beloved animal is big business? Nearly 10 million pet owners buy Valentine's gifts for their pets each year

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With the dawning of the internet in the 21st Century new Valentine's traditions are forming! Digital e-cards, Valentine's printables, free messaging and digital Valentine's greetings are becoming an increasingly popular way fro Valentine's to say "I love you"

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