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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Review: Die Diana @ Bandit, Mugger and Thief, Manchester – Mancunian Matters


Mancunian Matters
Review: Die Diana @ Bandit, Mugger and Thief, Manchester
Mancunian Matters
For instance, he bends the affair between Princess Diana and son of Egyptian billionaire, Dodi Fayed, into a believable plot twister which sees him help her plan the car crash (carefully executed on ‘slow-news’ August bank holiday – had it not been for

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Wells Moat Boat Race – some of the best moments in photos – Somerset Live


Somerset Live
Wells Moat Boat Race – some of the best moments in photos
Somerset Live
Comments (0). With one of Wells’ summer highlights getting closer and closer we’ve dug out some of the best photos from the Boat Moat Race. The popular annual event is held every August Bank Holiday Monday starting at 11am. The Bishop’s Palace Moat …

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Free family fun on offer at the Northwich Festival – Northwich Guardian

Northwich GuardianFree family fun on offer at the Northwich FestivalNorthwich GuardianFAMILIES, music and sports fans are being invited to enjoy a great free day out at Moss Farm in Northwich. The leisure complex is the venue for the annual Northwich F…

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Deadline looms to enter Llanelli Star Challenge Cup – South Wales Evening Post


South Wales Evening Post
Deadline looms to enter Llanelli Star Challenge Cup
South Wales Evening Post
The final was — as is customary — staged at Stebonheath Park, the home of Llanelli Town, on the Sunday afternoon during the August Bank Holiday weekend, and attracted a good crowd. The current holders of the trophy are Trostre Sports AFC, who …

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Bexhill 100 put on seafront show – Bexhill Observer


Bexhill Observer
Bexhill 100 put on seafront show
Bexhill Observer
Bexhill 100 Motoring Club plan to hold another seafront display on Sunday July 31 and work is already well under way for their main annual event – the Classic Car Show which will take place on August Bank Holiday Monday, August 29 at the Polegrove.

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Bexhill 100 put on seafront show – Bexhill Observer


Bexhill Observer
Bexhill 100 put on seafront show
Bexhill Observer
Bexhill 100 Motoring Club plan to hold another seafront display on Sunday July 31 and work is already well under way for their main annual event – the Classic Car Show which will take place on August Bank Holiday Monday, August 29 at the Polegrove.

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COMMUNITY NEWS: Chedworth/Northleach – Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

COMMUNITY NEWS: Chedworth/NorthleachWilts and Gloucestershire StandardCHEDWORTH Silver Band will be playing at the village fete at Taynton near Burford this Saturday, July 2. The band will be playing from 2.30 pm. PLANS are in motion for the new revamp…

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COMMUNITY NEWS: Chedworth/Northleach – Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

COMMUNITY NEWS: Chedworth/NorthleachWilts and Gloucestershire StandardCHEDWORTH Silver Band will be playing at the village fete at Taynton near Burford this Saturday, July 2. The band will be playing from 2.30 pm. PLANS are in motion for the new revamp…

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Blackpool great Ormerod’s testimonial put back four weeks – Blackpool Gazette


Blackpool Gazette
Blackpool great Ormerod’s testimonial put back four weeks
Blackpool Gazette
“There will also be an opportunity make additional seats available in the new Italian restaurant to those who were disappointed on missing out on the hospitality option. “Finally, it is hoped that holding the game over the August bank holiday weekend

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Blackpool great Ormerod’s testimonial put back four weeks – Blackpool Gazette


Blackpool Gazette
Blackpool great Ormerod’s testimonial put back four weeks
Blackpool Gazette
“There will also be an opportunity make additional seats available in the new Italian restaurant to those who were disappointed on missing out on the hospitality option. “Finally, it is hoped that holding the game over the August bank holiday weekend

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Sussex v Glamorgan: SCC Head-to-Head – Glamorgan County Cricket (press release) (registration)

Glamorgan County Cricket (press release) (registration)Sussex v Glamorgan: SCC Head-to-HeadGlamorgan County Cricket (press release) (registration)Their last visit to Hove came over the August Bank Holiday weekend of 2010, but the match was decimated by…

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Sussex v Glamorgan: SCC Head-to-Head – Glamorgan County Cricket (press release) (registration)

Glamorgan County Cricket (press release) (registration)Sussex v Glamorgan: SCC Head-to-HeadGlamorgan County Cricket (press release) (registration)Their last visit to Hove came over the August Bank Holiday weekend of 2010, but the match was decimated by…

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The Great War’s neglected piece of history. – The Press, York


The Press, York
The Great War’s neglected piece of history.
The Press, York
“It was August Bank Holiday and all the men from the Wolverton works were by the seaside in Blackpool,” says Jane. “An urgent call went out to get them back and they worked day and night to build the trains.” 18 days later the first one reached

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The Great War’s neglected piece of history. – The Press, York


The Press, York
The Great War’s neglected piece of history.
The Press, York
“It was August Bank Holiday and all the men from the Wolverton works were by the seaside in Blackpool,” says Jane. “An urgent call went out to get them back and they worked day and night to build the trains.” 18 days later the first one reached

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Discounted tickets for Riverside Live offered to cancelled Down to the Woods ticketholders – ChronicleLive


ChronicleLive
Discounted tickets for Riverside Live offered to cancelled Down to the Woods ticketholders
ChronicleLive
Taking place at Chester-le-Street’s Riverside Park on the end of August’s Bank Holiday Sunday (aka August 28), Riverside Live is expected to draw in the crowds with a cracking line up on the main stage (see above), a second stage featuring the cream of …

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Discounted tickets for Riverside Live offered to cancelled Down to the Woods ticketholders – ChronicleLive


ChronicleLive
Discounted tickets for Riverside Live offered to cancelled Down to the Woods ticketholders
ChronicleLive
Taking place at Chester-le-Street’s Riverside Park on the end of August’s Bank Holiday Sunday (aka August 28), Riverside Live is expected to draw in the crowds with a cracking line up on the main stage (see above), a second stage featuring the cream of …

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Festival to kick-start promotion of Hereford as a food destination – Hereford Times

Hereford TimesFestival to kick-start promotion of Hereford as a food destinationHereford Times… are in the process of setting up a non-profitable group to promote Hereford and the county as a place to come for good food. To show what is on offer, the…

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Living in Southfields: area guide to homes, schools and transport links – Homes and Property

Homes and PropertyLiving in Southfields: area guide to homes, schools and transport linksHomes and PropertyThe sporting charm of this urban village on the edge of Wimbledon attracts buyers to this part of south-west London, alongside solid family house…

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Bournemouth hoteliers join forces with town’s International Education Forum – Bournemouth Echo


Bournemouth Echo
Bournemouth hoteliers join forces with town’s International Education Forum
Bournemouth Echo
… Andy Woodland told how the association, which represents 70 per cent of the 11,000 bed spaces in Bournemouth, had been instrumental in securing a change in date for Bournemouth Air Festival so it does not take place on the August bank holiday.

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Fifty to walk day and night to raise £12000 in 100km challenge – The Argus


The Argus
Fifty to walk day and night to raise £12000 in 100km challenge
The Argus
The South Coast Challenge is a 100km trek from Eastbourne to Arundel over coastal paths and the idyllic South Downs Way. Held over this coming August Bank Holiday Weekend, the arduous route takes in iconic scenery but is not for the faint hearted.

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Fifty to walk day and night to raise £12000 in 100km challenge – The Argus


The Argus
Fifty to walk day and night to raise £12000 in 100km challenge
The Argus
WALKERS will trek 100km over the South Downs as part of an ultramarathon event to raise more than £12,000 for a children’s hospice. Chestnut Tree House Hospice near Arundel has already signed up 50 fit fundraisers to take on the endurance challenge.

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Festival to kick-start promotion of Hereford as a food destination – Hereford Times

Festival to kick-start promotion of Hereford as a food destinationHereford Times… are in the process of setting up a non-profitable group to promote Hereford and the county as a place to come for good food. To show what is on offer, the Hereford Indi…

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Stroud Fringe Festival hit by £25000 funding shortfall after Brexit result – Stroud News and Journal

Stroud Fringe Festival hit by £25000 funding shortfall after Brexit result
Stroud News and Journal
They are now appealing for help from businesses and the people of Stroud to save the 20th anniversary festival scheduled for the August Bank Holiday weekend. “Two of our sponsors have pulled out of funding because of concerns about their financial …

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WATCH: The Queen’s fantastic response to Martin McGuinness when he asks after her health – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk
WATCH: The Queen’s fantastic response to Martin McGuinness when he asks after her health
Express.co.uk
The Duke of Edinburgh’s uncle Earl Mountbatten of Burma was murdered aged 79 by the IRA in a bomb attack on August Bank Holiday Monday 1979. Earl Mountbatten, along with his grandson 14-year-old Nicholas Knatchbull, the Dowager Lady Brabourne, …

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A century after the first day of the Somme, this account reveals awesome courage – Daily Mail

Daily MailA century after the first day of the Somme, this account reveals awesome courageDaily MailBy the spring of 1916, things were looking grim on the Western Front. The French Army had already suffered 190,000 casualties at Verdun, with no sign of…

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A century after the first day of the Somme, this account reveals awesome courage – Daily Mail

Daily MailA century after the first day of the Somme, this account reveals awesome courageDaily MailBy the spring of 1916, things were looking grim on the Western Front. The French Army had already suffered 190,000 casualties at Verdun, with no sign of…

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Popular steam rally cancelled due to re-development works at venue – The Northern Echo (registration)


The Northern Echo (registration)
Popular steam rally cancelled due to re-development works at venue
The Northern Echo (registration)
Last year, original show organisers and former business partners Cedric Lawson and Simon Boak went their separate ways following a fall-out – creating two different events over the August Bank Holiday weekend. Both have set up websites proclaiming to …

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Signing up: A Bowie bank holiday and other petitions – BBC News


BBC News
Signing up: A Bowie bank holiday and other petitions
BBC News
Six people have signed Barry Haughton’s bid to have the August bank holiday renamed “England Day”, while nearly 16,000 believe 29 February should be a holiday because “the average salary is £113 per day over 233 working days. In a leap year this rises …

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Signing up: A Bowie bank holiday and other petitions – BBC News


BBC News
Signing up: A Bowie bank holiday and other petitions
BBC News
Six people have signed Barry Haughton’s bid to have the August bank holiday renamed “England Day”, while nearly 16,000 believe 29 February should be a holiday because “the average salary is £113 per day over 233 working days. In a leap year this rises …

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Swindon yoga teacher hands £1000 cheque to donkey charity – Swindon Advertiser


Swindon Advertiser
Swindon yoga teacher hands £1000 cheque to donkey charity
Swindon Advertiser
“It spurred us on to do more and on the August bank holiday we’re doing another fundraiser and we urge people to come along.” The Donkey Sanctuary, which was founded in 1969 to protect and care for donkeys and mules, describes its mission as creating …

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