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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When is August bank holiday 2016? – Manchester Evening News

Manchester Evening NewsWhen is August bank holiday 2016?Manchester Evening NewsMay has been a good month for long weekends, but the August bank holiday is coming up, too. After the last spring bank holiday on the 30 May many of us will have to wait ano…

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BLYTH TALL SHIPS: Sailing ahead with artistic plans at Regatta – New Post Leader

New Post LeaderBLYTH TALL SHIPS: Sailing ahead with artistic plans at RegattaNew Post LeaderHeadway is also organising a Fringe Festival during the August bank holiday weekend that will feature local musicians and their own Seven Stars Theatre Company,…

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Lambretta Day will be one to remember – Isle of Wight County Press


Isle of Wight County Press
Lambretta Day will be one to remember
Isle of Wight County Press
Mr Cordon, 60, had been a key organiser of the day and the August bank holiday ride-out, for which he arranged the routes and marshalling. Riders will meet at Newport’s Riverside Centre and set off at 1pm, heading to Ryde Pavilion. They will be greeted …

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GET SET! Tickets to go on sale for Bolton food fest – Manchester Confidential

Manchester ConfidentialGET SET! Tickets to go on sale for Bolton food festManchester ConfidentialThe festival takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend (August 26 to 29), and tickets are sure to be snapped up quickly. There is always a feeling o…

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New Tall Ships cultural programme set to sail ahead due to Arts Council funding – ChronicleLive

ChronicleLiveNew Tall Ships cultural programme set to sail ahead due to Arts Council fundingChronicleLiveHeadway is also organising a Fringe Festival during the August bank holiday weekend that will feature local musicians and their own Seven Stars The…

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May bank holiday 2016: 10 things that are guaranteed to happen this bank holiday – Metro


Metro
May bank holiday 2016: 10 things that are guaranteed to happen this bank holiday
Metro
You will find them still there on August bank holiday. 5. You will promise yourself that you won’t go mad spending money this bank holiday weekend as you don’t actually get paid until Tuesday. *weeps*. You will forget your intentions, spend money like

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What you eat and drink can protect your skin from the sun – Spectator.co.uk


Spectator.co.uk
What you eat and drink can protect your skin from the sun
Spectator.co.uk
Therefore the polyphenols in a glass of red wine enjoyed over the spring bank holiday won’t provide any UV protection until the August bank holiday. In short, there are countless reasons to maintain a good diet, including protection against UV rays

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Bid to reinstate funfair at Midsummer Fair rejected by Cambridge City Council – Cambridge News

Bid to reinstate funfair at Midsummer Fair rejected by Cambridge City Council
Cambridge News
He also claimed the Showman’s Guild had been offered the chance to stage an alternative fair on the August Bank Holiday weekend, an offer Mr Smith denied any knowledge of. Cllr Johnson also said the full funfair would return to Midsummer Fair next year.

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Southampton return for Pretty Vicious – Daily Echo


Daily Echo
Southampton return for Pretty Vicious
Daily Echo
Unfortunately, France’s squad is also one of the best they’ve ever had so it’s not looking too likely, but we can dream!” After Common People the band return to the south for Victorious Festival in Southsea over the August Bank Holiday Weekend and

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Six south-east London stations to have NO London Bridge trains until 2018 – News Shopper

News ShopperSix south-east London stations to have NO London Bridge trains until 2018News ShopperMeanwhile summer engineering works will bring more hell to commuters and summer revellers for six whole days between the August Bank Holiday weekend and Th…

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Village pub organises festival for life-saving service – Cambridge News

Village pub organises festival for life-saving service
Cambridge News
Bradman’s pub in Withersfield is organising a four-day extravaganza in aid of Suffolk Accident Rescue Service (SARS) over the August bank holiday weekend. It will start with an Oktoberfest-style Bavarian night on Friday, August 26, with a ska and two

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Group on track for special celebrations – Cambrian News

Cambrian NewsGroup on track for special celebrationsCambrian NewsTracksiders hold two special working weeks each year, the Spring Bank Holiday half term week, and the week leading up to the August Bank Holiday weekend. There are also other one-off even…

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OakNorth takes UK banking into the cloud – Financial Times


Financial Times
OakNorth takes UK banking into the cloud
Financial Times
HSBC was also hit by a systems failure that delayed some 275,000 payments just before the August bank holiday weekend in the UK. Paul Thomalla, of consultancy ACI Worldwide, said: “The antiquated IT infrastructure of many of our biggest financial …

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Rail line to London shut again at Bank Holiday – Ipswich Star


Ipswich Star
Rail line to London shut again at Bank Holiday
Ipswich Star
That’s the prospect facing frustrated passengers who may have been hoping to travel to the capital for a day out sightseeing on Sunday or Bank Holiday Monday. The main line between East Anglia and Liverpool Street will be closed yet … And this is not

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Radio One’s Annie Mac and Wretch 32 added to star-studded Southsea Victorious Festival line-up – Portsmouth News


Portsmouth News
Radio One’s Annie Mac and Wretch 32 added to star-studded Southsea Victorious Festival line-up
Portsmouth News
HIP-HOP and dance music royalty have been added to this summer’s star-studded Victorious Festival. Radio One broadcaster and international DJ Annie Mac will wow crowds on the Castle Stage over the August bank holiday weekend, The News can reveal.

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The Blues Brothers and Tom Cruise’s Top Gun at Hertford Castle film screenings – Times 24


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The Blues Brothers and Tom Cruise’s Top Gun at Hertford Castle film screenings
Times 24
Back by public demand, Hertford Town Council has organised two screenings for the August Bank Holiday weekend in the grounds of historic Hertford Castle. This year The Blues Brothers and Top Gun, starring Cruise as elite fighter pilot Maverick, will be …

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Revealed: Exclusive intimate gig for Leeds Festival’s Biffy Clyro – Harrogate Advertiser


Harrogate Advertiser
Revealed: Exclusive intimate gig for Leeds Festival’s Biffy Clyro
Harrogate Advertiser
They head up an August Bank Holiday Weekend which also including performances from Jack Ü, The 1975, Imagine Dragons, Boy Better Know, Nas, Chvrches, The Vaccines, HAIM, A$AP Rocky, Good Charlotte, Fetty Wap, Twenty One Pilots, Eagles Of …
Biffy Clyro unveil track ‘Animal Style’, Leeds acoustic gigLive4ever

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Revealed: Exclusive intimate gig for Leeds Festival’s Biffy Clyro – Yorkshire Post

Revealed: Exclusive intimate gig for Leeds Festival’s Biffy Clyro
Yorkshire Post
They head up an August Bank Holiday Weekend which also including performances from Jack Ü, The 1975, Imagine Dragons, Boy Better Know, Nas, Chvrches, The Vaccines, HAIM, A$AP Rocky, Good Charlotte, Fetty Wap, Twenty One Pilots, Eagles Of …

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Having a ball this Bank Holiday – South Leeds Life


South Leeds Life
Having a ball this Bank Holiday
South Leeds Life
The South Leeds social clubs are hosting a range of all-age events this coming May bank holiday. Highlights include a Freddie Mercury tribute gig from acclaimed and multi-talented Leeds musician Karl Johnson (who can also do Bon Jovi!) – at Rowland …

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‘Business as usual’ for rubbish collections in Cotswolds this Bank Holiday – Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard


Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
‘Business as usual’ for rubbish collections in Cotswolds this Bank Holiday
Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
“In other words, our waste service provider, Ubico Ltd, will be working normal hours during the forthcoming Bank Holiday Monday on May 30 and also on August Bank Holiday Monday (August 29).” She added: “The late May Bank Holiday coincides with the …

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Six things to do this Spring Bank Holiday in Leeds – WOW24/7 (blog)

WOW24/7 (blog)Six things to do this Spring Bank Holiday in LeedsWOW24/7 (blog)Leeds Carnival may not take place until the August bank holiday weekend, but the team behind the event are hosting a range of special family workshops this weekend. Kids can …

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Six things to do this Spring Bank Holiday in Leeds – WOW24/7 (blog)

WOW24/7 (blog)Six things to do this Spring Bank Holiday in LeedsWOW24/7 (blog)Leeds Carnival may not take place until the August bank holiday weekend, but the team behind the event are hosting a range of special family workshops this weekend. Kids can …

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Railway volunteers celebrate special anniversary – Cambrian News


Cambrian News
Railway volunteers celebrate special anniversary
Cambrian News
Tracksiders hold two special working weeks each year, the Spring Bank Holiday half term week, and the week leading up to the August Bank Holiday weekend. There are also other ‘one off’ events throughout the year. During these weeks a range of

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Lucid play on the lawn – Isle of Wight County Press


Isle of Wight County Press
Lucid play on the lawn
Isle of Wight County Press
POPULAR Island group Lucid have extended their bank holiday session in Rylstone Gardens, Shanklin, to next weekend’s break. Next Sunday, May 29, the group will be joined by other Island musicians to perform two hours of classic covers and Lucid’s own …

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Lucid play on the lawn – Isle of Wight County Press


Isle of Wight County Press
Lucid play on the lawn
Isle of Wight County Press
POPULAR Island group Lucid have extended their bank holiday session in Rylstone Gardens, Shanklin, to next weekend’s break. Next Sunday, May 29, the group will be joined by other Island musicians to perform two hours of classic covers and Lucid’s own …

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Street closures to facilitate series of celebrations in ‘The West’ – Connacht Tribune Group


Connacht Tribune Group
Street closures to facilitate series of celebrations in ‘The West’
Connacht Tribune Group
Another silent disco is planned to mark the end of the Galway Races on the August Bank Holiday Monday, with the final event planned for Sunday, September 18. The pedestrianisation of the area is an initiative in place since 2010, which has attracted

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Street closures to facilitate series of celebrations in ‘The West’ – Connacht Tribune Group


Connacht Tribune Group
Street closures to facilitate series of celebrations in ‘The West’
Connacht Tribune Group
Another silent disco is planned to mark the end of the Galway Races on the August Bank Holiday Monday, with the final event planned for Sunday, September 18. The pedestrianisation of the area is an initiative in place since 2010, which has attracted

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How clever holiday planning can maximise your time away from work – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukHow clever holiday planning can maximise your time away from workMirror.co.ukFancy an extra week or more away from work? Of course you do! Brits in full-time employment typically get 20 days paid leave and eight bank holidays a year. But wi…

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How clever holiday planning can maximise your time away from work – Mirror.co.uk

Mirror.co.ukHow clever holiday planning can maximise your time away from workMirror.co.ukFancy an extra week or more away from work? Of course you do! Brits in full-time employment typically get 20 days paid leave and eight bank holidays a year. But wi…

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Out of the ashes: inside historic pub almost destroyed by fire – Bournemouth Echo

Bournemouth EchoOut of the ashes: inside historic pub almost destroyed by fireBournemouth EchoForthcoming events this summer include a beer festival during the August Bank Holiday weekend with live music and a barbecue in the beer garden. The pub is do…

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