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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first acts announced for Beermageddon 2015

first acts announced for Beermageddon 2015 – Mpire Of Evil, Rannoch, Tyson Dog, Re Armed, Sanctorum, Northern Oak, and Line of Fire

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HELLENIC LEAGUE: Fisher looking for a return of form for the Worthys – Swindon Advertiser


Swindon Advertiser
HELLENIC LEAGUE: Fisher looking for a return of form for the Worthys
Swindon Advertiser
Meanwhile, Shrivvy themselves will be looking to build on that draw when they make the journey to Kidlington. Collier’s men have not tasted victory in the league since the August bank holiday weekend and the point on Wednesday was their first in 10 …

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Octagon spends Christmas with Alice in Wonderland – WhatsOnStage.com

WhatsOnStage.comOctagon spends Christmas with Alice in WonderlandWhatsOnStage.comThe cast includes Sarah Vezmar (recent lead in the Refugee Boy Company for WYP & UK Tour) as Alice; teen favourite Alex Sawyer (Alfie in the award-winning House of Anu…

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Beaconsfield Country Fayre raised £6500, despite bad weather – Bucks Free Press


Bucks Free Press
Beaconsfield Country Fayre raised £6500, despite bad weather
Bucks Free Press
TREACHEROUS weather failed to dampen the moods of Beaconsfield Country Fayre goers this year as residents once again dug-deep for charity. Earlier this week, organisers on the Beaconsfield Country Fayre committee announced this year’s celebrations, …

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Now let’s go on another run, says Cinderford Town boss John Brough – Gloucester Citizen


Gloucester Citizen
Now let’s go on another run, says Cinderford Town boss John Brough
Gloucester Citizen
Stratford are eight points clear at the top of the table and have posted eight straight league wins – a run that goes back to August Bank Holiday Monday. And Cinderford’s hopes of ending that run won’t be helped by injuries. The influential Garyn Preen

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Sunday racing at Cartmel in 2015 – NW Evening Mail


NW Evening Mail
Sunday racing at Cartmel in 2015
NW Evening Mail
The traditional Summer and August Bank Holiday fixtures will each see two days of racing – with the usual opening fixture on the Saturday in May dropped this time round. That is to allow for two days of racing in June – when there will be Friday and

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Sunday racing at Cartmel in 2015 – NW Evening Mail


NW Evening Mail
Sunday racing at Cartmel in 2015
NW Evening Mail
The traditional Summer and August Bank Holiday fixtures will each see two days of racing – with the usual opening fixture on the Saturday in May dropped this time round. That is to allow for two days of racing in June – when there will be Friday and

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Spirit delivers growth despite tough summer – CITY A.M.


Telegraph.co.uk
Spirit delivers growth despite tough summer
CITY A.M.
During the first six weeks of the new financial year Spirit said it saw September’s improving weather offset the wet August Bank Holiday, leading to sales at its managed estate rising 2.6 per cent and its leased estate jumping 4.6 per cent. Shares
Spirit Pub Company reports healthy full-year salesMorningAdvertiser.co.uk
Profits fizz at takeover target Spirit despite tough summerIFA Magazine

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Spirit delivers growth despite tough summer – CITY A.M.


Telegraph.co.uk
Spirit delivers growth despite tough summer
CITY A.M.
During the first six weeks of the new financial year Spirit said it saw September’s improving weather offset the wet August Bank Holiday, leading to sales at its managed estate rising 2.6 per cent and its leased estate jumping 4.6 per cent. Shares
Spirit Pub Company reports healthy full-year salesMorningAdvertiser.co.uk
Profits fizz at takeover target Spirit despite tough summerIFA Magazine

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Theatre News: Octagon spends Christmas with Alice in Wonderland

The Octagon in Bolton offers and alternative to the traditional pantomime this Christmas.

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Synchrony Financial Forecasts Moderate 2014 Holiday Retail Sales Growth of 3.5 Percent

Holiday sales this year are expected to grow 3.5 percent, according to Synchrony Financial , a premier consumer financial services company with 80 years of retail heritage.

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Terminal cancer teen’s plea to Herefordians – Hereford Times


Hereford Times
Terminal cancer teen’s plea to Herefordians
Hereford Times
Sadly, just before this year’s August Bank Holiday weekend he relapsed with further chemotherapy failing to work. “We are constantly inspired by the stories of those fundraising for us and the dedication of our supporters like Alex and his family

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One in seven staff leave new Southmead hospital in Bristol – Western Daily Press


Western Daily Press
One in seven staff leave new Southmead hospital in Bristol
Western Daily Press
Nearly 500 employees left Bristol’s £430 million new hospital in one month following earlier warnings staff would resign over parking disputes. This meant the trust spent around £3.1 million on agency and bank staff, out of a £28 million monthly budget
One in seven staff quit Bristol’s new Southmead HospitalBristol Post

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Support to revive old show – Eastwood Advertiser

Eastwood AdvertiserSupport to revive old showEastwood AdvertiserThe show is traditionally held on the August bank holiday weekend but if it is held next year Mr Redgate is considering weekend when there are fewer family-orientated events to compete wit…

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Revamped Stroud Fringe to move to August Bank holiday weekend – Stroud Life

Stroud LifeRevamped Stroud Fringe to move to August Bank holiday weekendStroud LifeStroud Fringe Festival will be moving to August Bank Holiday weekend, say the new team behind the event. Clare Honeyfield gave a presentation to Stroud Town Council outl…

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Bank of England voted 7:2 to hold interest rates steady – business live

The Bank of England has published the minutes of its monthly rate-setting committee, revealing that a majority voted to keep interest rates at 0.5%. Home Retail Group to close 25% of Homebase stores Euan Sutherland to lead SuperGroup 10.38am BST After …

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The Bristol Post commented One in seven staff quit Bristol's new Southmead Hospital

NEARLY 500 employees left Bristol’s £430 million new hospital in one month. The rise in departures since the opening of the new Southmead Hospital left the trust which runs it with a £3.1 million bill for agency and bank workers in one month, out of a £28 million staff budget.It follows warnings staff would resign over parking problems at the site.Figures show the trust also paid £1,590 for a …

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Spirit Pub Company reports healthy full-year sales – MorningAdvertiser.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk
Spirit Pub Company reports healthy full-year sales
MorningAdvertiser.co.uk
… King , said that in the six weeks to 4 October 2014, managed like for like sales were up by 2.6%, and leased like for like net income was up at 4.6% with the “cold and wet August bank holiday weekend being offset by more favourable weather in
Profits fizz at takeover target Spirit despite tough summerIFA Magazine

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One in seven staff quit Bristol’s new Southmead Hospital – Bristol Post


Bristol Post
One in seven staff quit Bristol’s new Southmead Hospital
Bristol Post
Figures show the trust also paid £1,590 for a nurse to work a 12-hour night shift over the August Bank Holiday weekend. The increase in staff leaving the employment of North Bristol NHS Trust started in April, a month before the new Brunel building opened.

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Business Desk Live: October 22

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Business Desk Live: October 22 – shropshirestar.com

Business Desk Live: October 22shropshirestar.comTrading has continued to improve over the last six weeks, with a damp and cold August Bank Holiday countered by better weather in September. But the statement this morning makes no mention of the current …

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One door closes, while others open – Editor’s letter – CITY A.M.


CITY A.M.
One door closes, while others open – Editor’s letter
CITY A.M.
London was abuzz with new issues in the first half of the year, but the market never really got going again after the August bank holiday. Several issues, such as Saga and Card Factory, damaged confidence and investors’ appetite has gradually turned sour.

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LOOKING BACK: Megazone’s colourful past – The Visitor


The Visitor
LOOKING BACK: Megazone’s colourful past
The Visitor
In 1913 the Whitehall Cinema opened on an August Bank Holiday taking over the premises. The cinema, with 168 seats on the balcony and 500 seats in the stalls, screened many films for more than 40 years and showcased live shows on stage. It was closed …

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Warning as motorway roadwork scheme gets underway

Work on a major road scheme on one of Hampshire’s busiest motorway junctions is due to start today – signalling months of traffic headaches for drivers.

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Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse do the double at UK Theatre Awards – WhatsOnStage.com


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Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse do the double at UK Theatre Awards
WhatsOnStage.com
The Northern Broadsides and New Vic Theatre production of Deborah McAndrew’s An August Bank Holiday Lark won Best New Play, and the National Youth Music Theatre production of Brass directed by Sara Kestelman at City Varieties picked up the award …
Irish plays have big day at UK Theatre AwardsThe Nation

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Halifax war play scoops UK Theatre award – Halifax Evening Courier


Halifax Evening Courier
Halifax war play scoops UK Theatre award
Halifax Evening Courier
Northern Broadsides’, Dean Clough, co-production of An August Bank Holiday Lark won best new play in the UK Theatre’s regional theatre awards. The Deborah Mc Andrew’s play is set in a Lancashire village in 1914 and depicts the chaos and destruction …

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UPDATE 1-Irish plays and actor have big day at UK Theatre Awards – Reuters

UPDATE 1-Irish plays and actor have big day at UK Theatre Awards
Reuters
The award for best new play went to “An August Bank Holiday Lark” by Deborah McAndrew in a Northern Broadsides production, the award for best supporting performance went to Jenna Augen for “Bad Jews” produced by Theatre Royal Bath, the best …

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Irish plays and actor have big day at UK Theatre Awards – Daily Mail

Irish plays and actor have big day at UK Theatre Awards
Daily Mail
The award for best new play went to “An August Bank Holiday Lark” by Deborah McAndrew in a Northern Broadsides production, the award for best supporting performance went to Jenna Augen for “Bad Jews” produced by Theatre Royal Bath, the best …

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Warning as motorway roadwork scheme to get underway

Work on a major road scheme on one of Hampshire’s busiest motorway junctions is due to start today – signalling months of traffic headaches for drivers.

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Warning as motorway roadwork scheme gets underway – Daily Echo


Daily Echo
Warning as motorway roadwork scheme gets underway
Daily Echo
Work on a major road scheme on one of Hampshire’s busiest motorway junctions is due to start today – signalling months of traffic headaches for drivers. Junction three of the M27 will receive extra carriageways and traffic lights as the second phase of

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