Rabbi Mendi Lent, who lives in Nottingham, describes the origins of the feast of Hanukkah and how it commemorates the time of the Maccabees and what it means for Jews today: lighting a flame is a statement of joy and pride, and expresses a dedication that in the midst of darkness even lighting a small light is an important act.
Other videos you may want to watch;
Sacred Calendar: Pesach, Holger Zellentin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQfq1T0TkPw
Sacred Calendar: Pesach, Agata Bielik-Robson https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8vMP9_uYNw
Sacred Calendars - Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JrMOPJGRvIA