August Bank Holiday News & Events

Whats on August Bank Holiday 2011

A map of events on over the bank holiday weekend.

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Annie’s story promises to be a sure-fire Wild West success – Bath Chronicle


Bath Chronicle
Annie’s story promises to be a sure-fire Wild West success
Bath Chronicle
He has recently performed in She Stoops to Conquer and An August Bank Holiday Lark for Northern Broadsides, and in Wind in the Willows and The Witches Promise for Birmingham Rep. Paksie Vernon plays the role of Ma, Mrs Eddington and George the …

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From the archive, 27 March 1999: British tourism industry chases the pink pound – The Guardian


The Guardian
From the archive, 27 March 1999: British tourism industry chases the pink pound
The Guardian
Events – August Bank Holiday – Mardi Gras. Leeds – Part of the ‘Trendy North’, fashion and shopping paradise, including Vivienne Westwood, Reiss Menswear, Harvey Nichols. Edinburgh – Cultured and cosmopolitan, historic and trendy, Edinburgh Festival …

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Star Plus’ Diya Aur Baati Hum Completes 1000 Episodes – FilmiBeat


FilmiBeat
Star Plus’ Diya Aur Baati Hum Completes 1000 Episodes
FilmiBeat
DABH started on 29th August, 2011. Since then till now the show has been consistently topping the TRP charts. The story is about Sandhya who with the help of her husband Sooraj fulfills her childhood dream of becoming an IPS officer. The show is also …

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If you missed out on tickets – watch the Rugby World Cup on the beach – The Argus

If you missed out on tickets – watch the Rugby World Cup on the beachThe ArgusThe William Webb Ellis trophy head to Sussex on August bank holiday as it travels to Brighton via East Grinstead and Eastbourne. A number of events involving the Rugby World …

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Morrisons Weybridge gets approval for Sunday and bank holiday deliveries

The supermarket told councillors there will only be one delivery on these days, although it is not a condition of the approval

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Liverpool International Music Festival 2015 line up announced

Basement Jaxx, Labrinth and Naughty Boy announced for August event

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Video: Preparations begin for Leeds West Indian carnival

The Leeds West Indian Carnival may be FIVE months away but preparations are already underway.

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Video: Preparations begin for Leeds West Indian carnival – Yorkshire Evening Post


Yorkshire Evening Post
Video: Preparations begin for Leeds West Indian carnival
Yorkshire Evening Post
… year’s Leeds West Indian Carnival. Picture James Hardisty. And this new colourful, bright costume is being hand made for this year’s August Bank Holiday Monday event, along with exotic headdresses being created at carnival headquarters in Chapeltown.

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Chester to restage the Battle of Rowton Moor over August Bank Holiday weekend – ChesterChronicle.co.uk

ChesterChronicle.co.ukChester to restage the Battle of Rowton Moor over August Bank Holiday weekendChesterChronicle.co.ukOn August Bank Holiday weekend, two thousand Royalist and Parliamentary troops will re-enact the historic engagement of Rowton Moor…

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Jonathan Miller to direct King Lear at Liverpool Playhouse – Wirral Globe

Jonathan Miller to direct King Lear at Liverpool Playhouse
Wirral Globe
His recent works include Broadsides’ award-winning An August Bank Holiday Lark and also last year’s critically-acclaimed Rutherford & Son directed by Miller, both of which toured to the Playhouse. Miller said: “Having worked with Barrie on Rutherford

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Yet More Lineup Announcements From SW4 – UK Festival Guides


UK Festival Guides
Yet More Lineup Announcements From SW4
UK Festival Guides
As big fans of their colossal uprising, we’re delighted to welcome them to our outdoor main stage on Saturday 29th August for their hugely anticipated SW4 debut. Since 2011, Bristolian Dan Pearce aka Eats Everything has been at the forefront of the UK …

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Thousands To Take Part in Epic Civil War Re-enactment in Chester – AboutMyArea

AboutMyAreaThousands To Take Part in Epic Civil War Re-enactment in ChesterAboutMyAreaOn August Bank Holiday weekend, two thousand Royalist and Parliamentary troops will re-enact the historic engagement of Rowton Moor, which saw Charles 1 fail in his a…

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Building up an art collection at Hong Kong’s M+ from scratch – The Straits Times


The Straits Times
Building up an art collection at Hong Kong’s M+ from scratch
The Straits Times
In 2011, when he took charge of Hong Kong’s M+ as its executive director, the mega-museum had nothing to its name. Not a single artwork had been acquired for its vast, then-unconstructed exhibition space. Projected at nearly 16,000 sq m, it is twice

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eight more acts added to SW4 line-up

eight more acts added to SW4 line-up – including Amine Edge & Dance, Eats Everything, The Magician, Mind Against, Dixon, and Tale Of Us

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Are Female Artists Being Let Down? – The Galleon

The GalleonAre Female Artists Being Let Down?The GalleonFestival Republic king-pin Melvin Benn has recently faced some uncomfortable questioning after an edited version of the Reading and Leeds poster went viral. The poster in question sarcastically hi…

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Ultrabeat and Kelly Llorenna to star at Ikon Easter Special at O2 Academy … – ChronicleLive


ChronicleLive
Ultrabeat and Kelly Llorenna to star at Ikon Easter Special at O2 Academy
ChronicleLive
If you’re looking for the perfect opportunity to relive your youth this Bank Holiday weekend grab your glowsticks and get tickets for the Ikon Special at Newcastle’s O2 Academy on Easter Sunday, April 5. The former home of popular club nights like

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Fusion Festival Birmingham: Rudimental and McBusted to headline in 2015 – Birmingham Mail

Fusion Festival Birmingham: Rudimental and McBusted to headline in 2015
Birmingham Mail
Other acts will be announced in the run up to the August Bank Holiday weekend festival, which has previously attracted up to 50,000 fans. Fusion Festival is also supporting The Prince’s Trust, with £5 from each ticket sale donated to the charity

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King Lear at West Yorkshire Playhouse – Entertainment Focus

King Lear at West Yorkshire Playhouse
Entertainment Focus
Playing Lear will be Northern Broadsides Artistic Director Barrie Rutter whose recent work include Broadsides award-winning An August Bank Holiday Lark and last year’s critically acclaimed Rutherford & Son, also directed by Miller. This will be the

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Alfreton Town sign former Mansfield Town and Bradford City striker Jake … – Mansfield Chad


Mansfield Chad
Alfreton Town sign former Mansfield Town and Bradford City striker Jake
Mansfield Chad
A £25,000 transfer followed to Bradford City where he signed on a two-year deal before moving to Wrexham for whom he scored a hat-trick against the Reds in a 4-1 win at the Impact Arena on August Bank Holiday Saturday, 2011. A move to Wrexham came …

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Call for help to save Chapel Row Fayre on year of twentieth anniversary – Newbury Weekly News Group

Newbury Weekly News GroupCall for help to save Chapel Row Fayre on year of twentieth anniversaryNewbury Weekly News GroupSince it was established in its current form in 1995, the Chapel Row Fayre, held on August bank holiday Saturday, has been backed b…

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Call for help to save Chapel Row Fayre on year of twentieth anniversary – Newbury Weekly News Group

Newbury Weekly News GroupCall for help to save Chapel Row Fayre on year of twentieth anniversaryNewbury Weekly News GroupSince it was established in its current form in 1995, the Chapel Row Fayre, held on August bank holiday Saturday, has been backed b…

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Community Text Alert meeting tonight – Derry Journal

Community Text Alert meeting tonightDerry JournalSonas Youth Club & ICARE are looking for you to jump for joy and help raise funds for their charities by doing a parachute jump, on August Bank Holiday weekend. If you are over 18 yrs contact 0863399…

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Community Text Alert meeting tonight – Derry Journal

Community Text Alert meeting tonightDerry JournalSonas Youth Club & ICARE are looking for you to jump for joy and help raise funds for their charities by doing a parachute jump, on August Bank Holiday weekend. If you are over 18 yrs contact 0863399…

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Alfreton Town sign former Mansfield Town and Bradford City striker Jake … – Ripley Today


Ripley Today
Alfreton Town sign former Mansfield Town and Bradford City striker Jake
Ripley Today
A £25,000 transfer followed to Bradford City where he signed on a two-year deal before moving to Wrexham for whom he scored a hat-trick against the Reds in a 4-1 win at the Impact Arena on August Bank Holiday Saturday, 2011. A move to Wrexham came …

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Alfreton Town sign former Mansfield Town and Bradford City striker Jake … – Derbyshire Times


Derbyshire Times
Alfreton Town sign former Mansfield Town and Bradford City striker Jake
Derbyshire Times
A £25,000 transfer followed to Bradford City where he signed on a two-year deal before moving to Wrexham for whom he scored a hat-trick against the Reds in a 4-1 win at the Impact Arena on August Bank Holiday Saturday, 2011. A move to Wrexham came …

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Alfreton Town sign former Mansfield Town and Bradford City striker Jake … – Derbyshire Times


Derbyshire Times
Alfreton Town sign former Mansfield Town and Bradford City striker Jake
Derbyshire Times
A £25,000 transfer followed to Bradford City where he signed on a two-year deal before moving to Wrexham for whom he scored a hat-trick against the Reds in a 4-1 win at the Impact Arena on August Bank Holiday Saturday, 2011. A move to Wrexham came …

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Our top five Rock and Indie festivals – Skiddle.com


Skiddle.com
Our top five Rock and Indie festivals
Skiddle.com
Factor in the enormous wealth of established rock and indie acts like Metallica and Mumford & Sons this year , and you’ve got yourself the ultimate festival experience that ties in with the August Bank Holiday Weekend. Grab your tickets for Reading

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Our top five Rock and Indie festivals – Skiddle.com


Skiddle.com
Our top five Rock and Indie festivals
Skiddle.com
Factor in the enormous wealth of established rock and indie acts like Metallica and Mumford & Sons this year , and you’ve got yourself the ultimate festival experience that ties in with the August Bank Holiday Weekend. Grab your tickets for Reading

and more »

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Our top five Rock & Indie festivals – Skiddle.com


Skiddle.com
Our top five Rock & Indie festivals
Skiddle.com
Factor in the enormous wealth of established rock and indie acts like Metallica and Mumford & Sons this year , and you’ve got yourself the ultimate festival experience that ties in with the August Bank Holiday Weekend. Grab your tickets for Reading

and more »

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Strictly folk dancing Swindon style – Swindon Advertiser


Swindon Advertiser
Strictly folk dancing Swindon style
Swindon Advertiser
FROM the Flying Scotsman to American ‘squares’ and everything in between, the sky is the limit when it comes to Wroughton Folk Dance Club’s repertoire. Determined to keep their country’s rich heritage alive and have fun while they were at it, a group

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