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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LISTEN: Red Hot Chili Peppers Unveil Dark Necessities Single And Announce New Album – Radio X


Radio X
LISTEN: Red Hot Chili Peppers Unveil Dark Necessities Single And Announce New Album
Radio X
Meanwhile, the California funk-rockers are set to headline this year’s Reading & Leeds festival, which takes place on August Bank Holiday weekend. The band will play the festival for the first time in nine years, as Reading & Leeds host a record

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A weekend of Made in Sunderland celebrations – Sunderland Echo


Sunderland Echo
A weekend of Made in Sunderland celebrations
Sunderland Echo
Scenes included in the film include a winter tram ride through Sunderland in 1904, a trip to the coast in 1926 for the Roker Regatta and August Bank Holiday festivities, a 1930s topical newsreel, as well as footage of the 1972 miners’ strikes at

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Top favourites at Colne rhythm and blues festival – Keighley News


Keighley News
Top favourites at Colne rhythm and blues festival
Keighley News
A MIXTURE of old favourites and first-timers have been lined-up to perform at this year’s Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival. The festival will as usual be in Colne during the August Bank Holiday weekend. The names include legendary Wilko Johnson, …

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A419 to close overnight for 12 weeks – The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald


The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
A419 to close overnight for 12 weeks
The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
The second six-week programme of work will start after the August Bank Holiday and will concentrate on resurfacing and patch work – which highways bosses hope to have completed by the end of October. While Highways England engineers are carrying …

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Pat’s to face Rovers in EA Sports Cup semi-final – RTE.ie


RTE.ie
Pat’s to face Rovers in EA Sports Cup semi-final
RTE.ie
The games are scheduled to take place on Monday 1 August, rounding off the August Bank Holiday weekend. Limerick, who are already 12 points clear at the top of the First Division, eased into the semi-final with a comfortable 2-0 win over Galway United.
Dublin derby on the cards as Rovers and Pat’s paired in EA Sports Cup semisThe42

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Countdown to Barnet’s first community and faith festival has begun – This is Local London


This is Local London
Countdown to Barnet’s first community and faith festival has begun
This is Local London
A FESTIVAL which will bring people of all faith’s together will take place this summer. Unity in the Community has been organised by the Barnet Multi-Faith Forum and will take place this August Bank Holiday. During last weekend’s Saracens Rugby Gmae at …

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Countdown to Barnet’s first community and faith festival has begun – Times Series


Times Series
Countdown to Barnet’s first community and faith festival has begun
Times Series
A FESTIVAL which will bring people of all faith’s together will take place this summer. Unity in the Community has been organised by the Barnet Multi-Faith Forum and will take place this August Bank Holiday. During last weekend’s Saracens Rugby Gmae at …

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Superstructure hosting 20000 people to be used at Creamfields 2016 in Halton – Liverpool Echo


Liverpool Echo
Superstructure hosting 20000 people to be used at Creamfields 2016 in Halton
Liverpool Echo
The Steel Yard has been constructed exclusively for Creamfields, which will return to Daresbury for four days across the August Bank Holiday weekend. The structure is the first and largest of its kind in Europe after being planned for 12 months
Creamfields to take festival clubbing to the next level this year…The Guide Liverpool (press release) (blog)

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Mini Run organiser’s drive to reach £500000 for hospice – North Devon Gazette


North Devon Gazette
Mini Run organiser’s drive to reach £500000 for hospice
North Devon Gazette
For 20 years, Terry Baker, 63, has been co-ordinating convoys of hundreds of Minis through the region on August bank holiday weekends. Last year the Small Cars Big Hearts Mini tour raised £28,000 for Children’s Hospice South West. In total, Terry and …

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Watch superb archive film footage showing Sunderland as it used to be – ChronicleLive


ChronicleLive
Watch superb archive film footage showing Sunderland as it used to be
ChronicleLive
The North East Film Archive is back with a final opportunity to experience the popular ‘Sunderland on Film’ screening at National Glass Centre on Saturday, May 14. Over 350 people have already enjoyed this trip back in time, reliving the amazing sights

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Watch superb archive film footage showing Sunderland as it used to be – ChronicleLive


ChronicleLive
Watch superb archive film footage showing Sunderland as it used to be
ChronicleLive
The North East Film Archive is back with a final opportunity to experience the popular ‘Sunderland on Film’ screening at National Glass Centre on Saturday, May 14. Over 350 people have already enjoyed this trip back in time, reliving the amazing sights

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Creamfields unveils its new 20000 capacity superstructure – Liverpool Echo


Liverpool Echo
Creamfields unveils its new 20000 capacity superstructure
Liverpool Echo
Creamfields, voted the UK’s number one dance festival, is on course for its eighth consecutive sell out, returning to Daresbury in Cheshire for four days across the August Bank Holiday weekend, featuring 28 arenas and over 250 of the worlds best

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Creamfields unveils its new 20000 capacity superstructure – Liverpool Echo


Liverpool Echo
Creamfields unveils its new 20000 capacity superstructure
Liverpool Echo
Creamfields, voted the UK’s number one dance festival, is on course for its eighth consecutive sell out, returning to Daresbury in Cheshire for four days across the August Bank Holiday weekend, featuring 28 arenas and over 250 of the worlds best

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Adele, Sia, Carole King: Is the British male-dominated festival circuit finally catching up? – Big Issue

Big IssueAdele, Sia, Carole King: Is the British male-dominated festival circuit finally catching up?Big IssueAt Creamfields, the three-day dance music festival held over the August bank holiday weekend, there were just six acts still standing. Few boa…

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Adele, Sia, Carole King: Is the British male-dominated festival circuit finally catching up? – Big Issue

Big IssueAdele, Sia, Carole King: Is the British male-dominated festival circuit finally catching up?Big IssueAt Creamfields, the three-day dance music festival held over the August bank holiday weekend, there were just six acts still standing. Few boa…

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Red Hot Chili Peppers are dropping a new track this week, FYI – Upset Magazine


Upset Magazine
Red Hot Chili Peppers are dropping a new track this week, FYI
Upset Magazine
The Chili Peppers are expected to follow it up with an album this summer, before headlining Reading and Leeds over the August Bank Holiday weekend. They’ve been working with Danger Mouse on the record, with Radiohead’s long term collaborator Nigel …

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Red Hot Chili Peppers are dropping a new track this week, FYI – Upset Magazine


Upset Magazine
Red Hot Chili Peppers are dropping a new track this week, FYI
Upset Magazine
The Chili Peppers are expected to follow it up with an album this summer, before headlining Reading and Leeds over the August Bank Holiday weekend. They’ve been working with Danger Mouse on the record, with Radiohead’s long term collaborator Nigel …

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Red Hot Chili Peppers are dropping a new track this week, FYI – Upset Magazine


Upset Magazine
Red Hot Chili Peppers are dropping a new track this week, FYI
Upset Magazine
The Chili Peppers are expected to follow it up with an album this summer, before headlining Reading and Leeds over the August Bank Holiday weekend. They’ve been working with Danger Mouse on the record, with Radiohead’s long term collaborator Nigel …

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Couples’ wedding reception fears after Houghton pub’s sudden closure – Sunderland Echo


Sunderland Echo
Couples’ wedding reception fears after Houghton pub’s sudden closure
Sunderland Echo
“Because we are getting married on August Bank Holiday Weekend everywhere is fully booked.” South Hetton couple Stacey Turnbull and fiance Mark Egan, both 30, also had their wedding reception booked in at the pub, on Friday, August 19. Teaching …

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Couples’ wedding reception fears after Houghton pub’s sudden closure – Sunderland Echo


Sunderland Echo
Couples’ wedding reception fears after Houghton pub’s sudden closure
Sunderland Echo
“Because we are getting married on August Bank Holiday Weekend everywhere is fully booked.” South Hetton couple Stacey Turnbull and fiance Mark Egan, both 30, also had their wedding reception booked in at the pub, on Friday, August 19. Teaching …

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A419 to close overnight for 12 weeks – The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald


The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
A419 to close overnight for 12 weeks
The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
The second six-week programme of work will start after the August Bank Holiday and will concentrate on resurfacing and patch work – which highways bosses hope to have completed by the end of October. While Highways England engineers are carrying …

and more »

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A419 to close overnight for 12 weeks – The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald


The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
A419 to close overnight for 12 weeks
The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald
The second six-week programme of work will start after the August Bank Holiday and will concentrate on resurfacing and patch work – which highways bosses hope to have completed by the end of October. While Highways England engineers are carrying …

and more »

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A419 to close overnight for 12 weeks – Swindon Advertiser


Swindon Advertiser
A419 to close overnight for 12 weeks
Swindon Advertiser
The second six-week programme of work will start after the August Bank Holiday and will concentrate on resurfacing and patch work – which highways bosses hope to have completed by the end of October. While Highways England engineers are carrying …

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Big Issue sellers are working, not begging, so if you pay for a magazine please take one – Big Issue

Big Issue sellers are working, not begging, so if you pay for a magazine please take oneBig IssueAt Creamfields, the three-day dance music festival held over the August bank holiday weekend, there were just six acts still standing. Few boasted any head…

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Big Issue sellers are working, not begging, so if you pay for a magazine please take one – Big Issue

Big Issue sellers are working, not begging, so if you pay for a magazine please take oneBig IssueAt Creamfields, the three-day dance music festival held over the August bank holiday weekend, there were just six acts still standing. Few boasted any head…

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Surrey in a hurry as Harinath anchors free-flowing innings – ESPNcricinfo.com

ESPNcricinfo.comSurrey in a hurry as Harinath anchors free-flowing inningsESPNcricinfo.com… Zafar Ansari traded strokes in their own fifth-wicket partnership of 112, Surrey took to the Durham attack – Chris Rushworth, Graham Onions and Ben Stokes inc…

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Regatta call for local musicians – Northumberland Gazette

Northumberland GazetteRegatta call for local musiciansNorthumberland GazetteThe North Sea Tall Ships Regatta Blyth 2016 is taking place over the August Bank Holiday and will feature five zones of free family entertainment, including music and theatre. …

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Regatta call for local musicians – Northumberland Gazette

Northumberland GazetteRegatta call for local musiciansNorthumberland GazetteThe North Sea Tall Ships Regatta Blyth 2016 is taking place over the August Bank Holiday and will feature five zones of free family entertainment, including music and theatre. …

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Go quackers about Rotary Club’s duck race – Stratford upon Avon Herald

Go quackers about Rotary Club’s duck race
Stratford upon Avon Herald
The Evening Group supports these efforts and this year, is launching its own charity duck race which will take place on the Saturday of August Bank Holiday. The group is planning to launch from the weir at Lucy’s Mill, in a bid to raise money for local

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Go quackers about Rotary Club’s duck race – Stratford upon Avon Herald

Go quackers about Rotary Club’s duck race
Stratford upon Avon Herald
The Evening Group supports these efforts and this year, is launching its own charity duck race which will take place on the Saturday of August Bank Holiday. The group is planning to launch from the weir at Lucy’s Mill, in a bid to raise money for local

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