According to Wikipedia Father’s Day “is a celebration honouring fathers, celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society”
Apparently it’s been celebrated in Catholic Europe since the Middle Ages, where it was tied in with the feast day of St Joseph, in March. Many countries in Europe, including the UK, have adopted the US date which is the third Sunday in June. So this year (make a note in your diary) Father’s Day is on Sunday 17th June.
It’s brilliant to celebrate those paternal bonds, but those care-givers can sometimes be tricky to buy for. I’ve put together a collection of ideas from The Rhubarb Tree that might help, with links for some easy on-line shopping.
If you haven’t got much spare cash to splash then it’s always lovely to spend time. Here’s an article from The Independent which might give you some ideas for a different type of day. ‘Seven of the best activities to do with your dad’