New Year in Britain is celebrated on January 1. This day was officially declared as New Year`s Day in 1752. Many people hold or attend parties in the evening to say goodbye to the old year and to welcome the new year. The custom of exchanging gifts on New Year has become widely popular in Britain. In England the children rise early on New Year so that they can make rounds to neighbors and singing songs. The children are given sweets,coins, aplles and mince pies for singing. New Year is the much awaited celebration for the people of Britain.