August Bank Holiday News & Events

Whats on August Bank Holiday 2011

A map of events on over the bank holiday weekend.

There is lots more than you can see below!

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Court told: ‘no evidence Paige is actually dead’ – Blackpool Gazette


Blackpool Gazette
Court told: ‘no evidence Paige is actually dead’
Blackpool Gazette
The jury has been asked to consider whether missing Blackpool teenager Paige Chivers is actually dead as the trial into her alleged murder nears its conclusion. In a closing speech accused Robert Ewing’s defence lawyer, Stuart Denny QC, said there was …

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Melton ten pin bowler Katie Tagg earns England call-up – Melton Times

Melton TimesMelton ten pin bowler Katie Tagg earns England call-upMelton TimesIt has been another superb week for our newly-crowned Junior Sportswoman of the Year, Katie Tagg. Katie won her first Junior Team England event, having finished runner-up and…

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Melton ten pin bowler Katie Tagg earns England call-up – Melton Times

Melton TimesMelton ten pin bowler Katie Tagg earns England call-upMelton TimesIt has been another superb week for our newly-crowned Junior Sportswoman of the Year, Katie Tagg. Katie won her first Junior Team England event, having finished runner-up and…

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First ever Malmesbury Food Festival to launch this August as part of … – Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Wilts and Gloucestershire StandardFirst ever Malmesbury Food Festival to launch this August as part of …Wilts and Gloucestershire StandardSpecial food festival nights will be held at eateries around the town during the week from Monday, August 24 whi…

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First ever Malmesbury Food Festival to launch this August as part of … – Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Wilts and Gloucestershire StandardFirst ever Malmesbury Food Festival to launch this August as part of …Wilts and Gloucestershire StandardSpecial food festival nights will be held at eateries around the town during the week from Monday, August 24 whi…

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Kevin Cassidy – Donegal fans should not get ahead of themselves – Gaelic Life


Gaelic Life
Kevin Cassidy – Donegal fans should not get ahead of themselves
Gaelic Life
Donegal’s performance last day out is one they would be happy with in August or September but the problem is that it’s only June and there is a long long way to go before you reach the finish line. I remember one year when I was playing we … In doing

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Kevin Cassidy – Donegal fans should not get ahead of themselves – Gaelic Life

Kevin Cassidy – Donegal fans should not get ahead of themselves
Gaelic Life
Donegal’s performance last day out is one they would be happy with in August or September but the problem is that it’s only June and there is a long long way to go before you reach the finish line. I remember one year when I was playing we … In doing

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Where is V Festival 2015? – Birmingham Mail

Birmingham MailWhere is V Festival 2015?Birmingham MailV Festival is held the weekend before the August Bank Holiday each year. That means that this year it falls on August 22 and 23. Many festival lovers will arrive at the site on the Friday evening a…

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Where is V Festival 2015? – Birmingham Mail

Birmingham MailWhere is V Festival 2015?Birmingham MailV Festival is held the weekend before the August Bank Holiday each year. That means that this year it falls on August 22 and 23. Many festival lovers will arrive at the site on the Friday evening a…

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“Is Poole a no fun zone?” Petition launched to save Party in the Park – Bournemouth Echo


Bournemouth Echo
“Is Poole a no fun zone?” Petition launched to save Party in the Park
Bournemouth Echo
The popular two day live music and family fun event held over the August Bank Holiday needs a premises licence from Borough of Poole, which is being opposed by two residents and a council department on the grounds of noise, antisocial behaviour and …

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“Is Poole a no fun zone?” Petition launched to save Party in the Park – Bournemouth Echo


Bournemouth Echo
“Is Poole a no fun zone?” Petition launched to save Party in the Park
Bournemouth Echo
The popular two day live music and family fun event held over the August Bank Holiday needs a premises licence from Borough of Poole, which is being opposed by two residents and a council department on the grounds of noise, antisocial behaviour and …

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“Is Poole a no fun zone?” Petition launched to save Party in the Park – Bournemouth Echo

“Is Poole a no fun zone?” Petition launched to save Party in the Park
Bournemouth Echo
The popular two day live music and family fun event held over the August Bank Holiday needs a premises licence from Borough of Poole, which is being opposed by two residents and a council department on the grounds of noise, antisocial behaviour and …

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Party in the Park ‘supported’ as fate hangs in the balance – Bournemouth Echo


Bournemouth Echo
Party in the Park ‘supported’ as fate hangs in the balance
Bournemouth Echo
THE “concept” of the Party in the Park is supported by Borough of Poole, whose licensing sub-committee will on Tuesday decide if will go ahead this summer. The popular two-day live music and family fun event, due to be held over the August Bank Holiday …

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Party in the Park ‘supported’ as fate hangs in the balance – Bournemouth Echo


Bournemouth Echo
Party in the Park ‘supported’ as fate hangs in the balance
Bournemouth Echo
THE “concept” of the Party in the Park is supported by Borough of Poole, whose licensing sub-committee will on Tuesday decide if will go ahead this summer. The popular two-day live music and family fun event, due to be held over the August Bank Holiday …

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Party in the Park ‘supported’ as fate hangs in the balance – Bournemouth Echo


Bournemouth Echo
Party in the Park ‘supported’ as fate hangs in the balance
Bournemouth Echo
THE “concept” of the Party in the Park is supported by Borough of Poole, whose licensing sub-committee will on Tuesday decide if will go ahead this summer. The popular two-day live music and family fun event, due to be held over the August Bank Holiday …

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Storm begin roster with Phillips and Davies – The Bolton News


The Bolton News
Storm begin roster with Phillips and Davies
The Bolton News
Phillips then spent two years in North America playing in the ECHL and the American Hockey League, one step below the NHL. He returned to the UK in 2011 and spent a year with Coventry Blaze, before ending that season with SønderjyskE of Denmark.

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Storm begin roster with Phillips and Davies – The Bolton News

Storm begin roster with Phillips and Davies
The Bolton News
Phillips then spent two years in North America playing in the ECHL and the American Hockey League, one step below the NHL. He returned to the UK in 2011 and spent a year with Coventry Blaze, before ending that season with SønderjyskE of Denmark.

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A garden for all seasons – The Press, York

The Press, YorkA garden for all seasonsThe Press, YorkSelby Camera Club holds weekly meetings from September to May at the Franklin Centre in Selby. The club has about 50 members. It has an annual exhibition in Selby Abbey on August bank holiday weeken…

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When is V Festival 2015? – Birmingham Mail

Birmingham MailWhen is V Festival 2015?Birmingham MailV Festival is held the weekend before the August Bank Holiday each year. That means that this year it falls on August 22 and 23. Many festival lovers will arrive at the site on the Friday evening an…

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Food on the menu at this year’s Malmesbury Carnival – The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Food on the menu at this year’s Malmesbury Carnival
The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
Special food festival nights will be held at eateries around the town during the week from Monday, August 24 while a Petticoat Lane market, featuring numerous food and other stalls, will be set up over the August Bank Holiday. On Friday, August 28 a

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Food on the menu at this year’s Malmesbury Carnival – The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Food on the menu at this year’s Malmesbury Carnival
The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
Special food festival nights will be held at eateries around the town during the week from Monday, August 24 while a Petticoat Lane market, featuring numerous food and other stalls, will be set up over the August Bank Holiday. On Friday, August 28 a

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£6.3m Pontypridd Lido will open on August 29… but swimmers may get in FREE … – WalesOnline


WalesOnline
£6.3m Pontypridd Lido will open on August 29… but swimmers may get in FREE
WalesOnline
The highly-anticipated £6.3m Pontypridd Lido will officially be unveiled on August 29 but could be opened for free swimming two weeks before, we can exclusively reveal. Rhondda Cynon Taf council’s new flagship attraction at Ynysangharad Park will …

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£6.3m Pontypridd Lido will open on August 29… but swimmers may get in FREE … – WalesOnline


WalesOnline
£6.3m Pontypridd Lido will open on August 29… but swimmers may get in FREE
WalesOnline
The highly-anticipated £6.3m Pontypridd Lido will officially be unveiled on August 29 but could be opened for free swimming two weeks before, we can exclusively reveal. Rhondda Cynon Taf council’s new flagship attraction at Ynysangharad Park will …

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Warwick Rocks headliner got married on day of big gig – Warwick Courier


Warwick Courier
Warwick Rocks headliner got married on day of big gig
Warwick Courier
“With crowd funding for events like this, it’s something that people feel part of and not something that they just turn up to,” said Jack. The next Warwick Rocks event is the film and food festival on the Saturday and Sunday of the August Bank Holiday

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Warwick Rocks headliner got married on day of big gig – Warwick Courier


Warwick Courier
Warwick Rocks headliner got married on day of big gig
Warwick Courier
“With crowd funding for events like this, it’s something that people feel part of and not something that they just turn up to,” said Jack. The next Warwick Rocks event is the film and food festival on the Saturday and Sunday of the August Bank Holiday

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Reasons why you should take a break on the August bank holiday (or any bank … – 19th Hole


19th Hole
Reasons why you should take a break on the August bank holiday (or any bank
19th Hole
The bank holiday at the end of August is the last one before the long stint until Christmas so there is no excuse but to make the most of it. Here at 19th hole we don’t want to force people into planning their much-needed day off, we just like to point

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Reasons why you should take a break on the August bank holiday (or any bank … – 19th Hole


19th Hole
Reasons why you should take a break on the August bank holiday (or any bank
19th Hole
The bank holiday at the end of August is the last one before the long stint until Christmas so there is no excuse but to make the most of it. Here at 19th hole we don’t want to force people into planning their much-needed day off, we just like to point

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PVRIS Talk Festival Tips And Gig Memories Ahead Of Reading And Leeds – Kerrang!


Kerrang!
PVRIS Talk Festival Tips And Gig Memories Ahead Of Reading And Leeds
Kerrang!
… like absolute maniacs lately. If you’ve seen them you’ll know how on it they are right now and if you haven’t seen them then you need to. Honest. Killer riffs. Huge choruses. Non-stop madness onstage. Can we just fast-forward to August Bank Holiday

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Treefest at Westonbirt Arboretum – Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Treefest at Westonbirt Arboretum
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
“We’ve got a packed programme that promises to keep the whole family entertained. It’s a glorious setting and kids go free, which makes it fantastic value and a great family day out!” On the gate tickets cost £15 for adults, £12 for students and £7.50

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Treefest at Westonbirt Arboretum – Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

Treefest at Westonbirt Arboretum
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
“We’ve got a packed programme that promises to keep the whole family entertained. It’s a glorious setting and kids go free, which makes it fantastic value and a great family day out!” On the gate tickets cost £15 for adults, £12 for students and £7.50

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