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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Mos Def and Todd Terje confirmed for The Garden Party in Leeds – Mixmag

MixmagMos Def and Todd Terje confirmed for The Garden Party in LeedsMixmagThe Garden Party has a line-up crammed full of the hottest talent for this August bank holiday weekend. On August 29 and 30 at the Tetley Brewery, you can expect to see a diverse…

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Mural mosiac for canal bicentenary – Northampton Chronicle & Echo

Mural mosiac for canal bicentenary
Northampton Chronicle & Echo
… our great canal system.” The ceremony marked the start of the bicentenary celebrations that will culminate in IWA’s Northampton Festival of Water, which is being held at the bottom of the Arm on the River Nene at Becket’s Park over the August Bank

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My ace guide to the best bank holiday deals – Irish Independent


Irish Independent
My ace guide to the best bank holiday deals
Irish Independent
To me, the June and August bank holiday weekends are the ‘real’ holiday weekends. As a kid, I went with my family to Skerries for the month of June; I also got married on a June bank holiday Saturday, so I see it as a time of fulsome roses and the

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My ace guide to the best bank holiday deals – Irish Independent

My ace guide to the best bank holiday deals
Irish Independent
To me, the June and August bank holiday weekends are the ‘real’ holiday weekends. As a kid, I went with my family to Skerries for the month of June; I also got married on a June bank holiday Saturday, so I see it as a time of fulsome roses and the

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Cash boost for Colchester Free Festival – Gazette

Cash boost for Colchester Free Festival
Gazette
COLCHESTER’S Free Festival has been allocated £2,500 as part of Essex County Council’s small grants scheme. The money will help pay for the popular festival which is returning this August Bank Holiday as a two-day event after a one-year absence.

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Cash boost for Colchester Free Festival – Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Cash boost for Colchester Free Festival
Clacton and Frinton Gazette
COLCHESTER’S Free Festival has been allocated £2,500 as part of Essex County Council’s small grants scheme. The money will help pay for the popular festival which is returning this August Bank Holiday as a two-day event after a one-year absence.

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Natwest and RBS to open 65 branches on Bank Holiday Monday but just ONE in … – WalesOnline

WalesOnlineNatwest and RBS to open 65 branches on Bank Holiday Monday but just ONE in …WalesOnlineBanking giants Natwest and RBS have pledged to open 65 branches across the UK this Bank Holiday Monday but just one of them is in Wales. The Natwest bra…

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Bangkok cheaper to fly to than Benidorm at half-term after surge in … – The Independent


The Independent
Bangkok cheaper to fly to than Benidorm at half-term after surge in
The Independent
“For holiday makers wanting to plan for the next August bank holiday, BA currently has return fares to Malaga from £172. The aviation analyst, John Strickland, said: “Airlines know there is more demand than supply at key holiday times, so that’s where

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Bangkok cheaper to fly to than Benidorm at half-term after surge in … – The Independent


The Independent
Bangkok cheaper to fly to than Benidorm at half-term after surge in
The Independent
“For holiday makers wanting to plan for the next August bank holiday, BA currently has return fares to Malaga from £172. The aviation analyst, John Strickland, said: “Airlines know there is more demand than supply at key holiday times, so that’s where

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The Garden Party – Skiddle.com

The Garden PartySkiddle.comSummer 2015 welcomes the return of The Faversham Garden Party celebrating 10 Years this August with an exceptional two day festival over the August bank holiday weekend, 29th – 30th, at the Tetley Brewery. Partnered with some…

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Top 10 things to do for FREE in Manchester – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk
Top 10 things to do for FREE in Manchester
Express.co.uk
Community groups put on performances en route too. If you miss it, look out for the Manchester Pride walk (it’s the 25th anniversary of Pride this year) which takes place on the Saturday of the August Bank Holiday Weekend. A huge spectacles and a great

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Top 10 things to do for FREE in Manchester – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk
Top 10 things to do for FREE in Manchester
Express.co.uk
If you miss it, look out for the Manchester Pride walk (it’s the 25th anniversary of Pride this year) which takes place on the Saturday of the August Bank Holiday Weekend. A huge spectacles and a great day out. http://manchesterday.co.uk/ …

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Grimsby Town Review Of The Season: Goals galore as Mariners bag 13 in two … – Grimsby Telegraph


Grimsby Telegraph
Grimsby Town Review Of The Season: Goals galore as Mariners bag 13 in two
Grimsby Telegraph
DEFENSIVE steel was a crucial part of Grimsby Town’s success this season – but they went goal-crazy during the August Bank Holiday! In what could have been a tricky game at Gateshead, the Mariners hit their hosts for six in a 6-1 victory. And just two

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Grimsby Town Review Of The Season: Goals galore as Mariners bag 13 in two … – Grimsby Telegraph


Grimsby Telegraph
Grimsby Town Review Of The Season: Goals galore as Mariners bag 13 in two
Grimsby Telegraph
DEFENSIVE steel was a crucial part of Grimsby Town’s success this season – but they went goal-crazy during the August Bank Holiday! In what could have been a tricky game at Gateshead, the Mariners hit their hosts for six in a 6-1 victory. And just two

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Look: 60 fantastic pictures of Birmingham Pride going back to its very first year – Birmingham Mail


Birmingham Mail
Look: 60 fantastic pictures of Birmingham Pride going back to its very first year
Birmingham Mail
Five Days of Fun was held in Birmingham over August Bank Holiday between 1983 and 1996. A programme of activities, performances and acts took place at the different gay venues, including an It’s A Knockout contest between teams representing the main …

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Look: 60 fantastic pictures of Birmingham Pride going back to its very first year – Birmingham Mail


Birmingham Mail
Look: 60 fantastic pictures of Birmingham Pride going back to its very first year
Birmingham Mail
Five Days of Fun was held in Birmingham over August Bank Holiday between 1983 and 1996. A programme of activities, performances and acts took place at the different gay venues, including an It’s A Knockout contest between teams representing the main …

and more »

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Look: 60 fantastic pictures of Birmingham Pride going back to its very first year – Birmingham Mail


Birmingham Mail
Look: 60 fantastic pictures of Birmingham Pride going back to its very first year
Birmingham Mail
Five Days of Fun was held in Birmingham over August Bank Holiday between 1983 and 1996. A programme of activities, performances and acts took place at the different gay venues, including an It’s A Knockout contest between teams representing the main …

and more »

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10 things to do for FREE on a trip to Manchester – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk
10 things to do for FREE on a trip to Manchester
Express.co.uk
Community groups put on performances en route too. If you miss it, look out for the Manchester Pride walk (it’s the 25th anniversary of Pride this year) which takes place on the Saturday of the August Bank Holiday Weekend. A huge spectacles and a great

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10 things to do for FREE on a trip to Manchester – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk
10 things to do for FREE on a trip to Manchester
Express.co.uk
Community groups put on performances en route too. If you miss it, look out for the Manchester Pride walk (it’s the 25th anniversary of Pride this year) which takes place on the Saturday of the August Bank Holiday Weekend. A huge spectacles and a great

Read more

10 things to do for FREE on a trip to Manchester – Express.co.uk


Express.co.uk
10 things to do for FREE on a trip to Manchester
Express.co.uk
If you miss it, look out for the Manchester Pride walk (it’s the 25th anniversary of Pride this year) which takes place on the Saturday of the August Bank Holiday Weekend. A huge spectacles and a great day out. http://manchesterday.co.uk/ …

Read more

Roisin Murphy, Little Dragon, Mos Def and more for The Garden Party – UK Festival Guides


UK Festival Guides
Roisin Murphy, Little Dragon, Mos Def and more for The Garden Party
UK Festival Guides
Summer 2015 welcomes the return of The Faversham Garden Party celebrating 10 Years this August with an exceptional two day festival over the August bank holiday weekend, 29th – 30th, at the Tetley Brewery. As one of the north’s most esteemed cultural …

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FOOTBALL: Jones committed to Westfields cause – Hereford Times

FOOTBALL: Jones committed to Westfields cause
Hereford Times
CRAIG Jones has given Westfields manager Sean Edwards his word that he will stay at allpay.park – but will talk to Hereford FC if he was approached. Jones, who played for Hereford during two spells between 2007 and 2013, says he is fully committed to …

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FOOTBALL: Jones committed to Westfields cause – Hereford Times

FOOTBALL: Jones committed to Westfields cause
Hereford Times
CRAIG Jones has given Westfields manager Sean Edwards his word that he will stay at allpay.park – but will talk to Hereford FC if he was approached. Jones, who played for Hereford during two spells between 2007 and 2013, says he is fully committed to …

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Freeze Announce New Shows for 10th Anniversary Year Solomun, Nina Kraviz … – Purple Revolver

Freeze Announce New Shows for 10th Anniversary Year Solomun, Nina Kraviz …Purple RevolverThe 48 Hours In Liverpool August bank holiday event has already announced Tale of Us, with many more names to come. Then the following weekend, seminal techno ti…

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Freeze Announce New Shows for 10th Anniversary Year Solomun, Nina Kraviz … – Purple Revolver

Freeze Announce New Shows for 10th Anniversary Year Solomun, Nina Kraviz
Purple Revolver
A series of new summer Freeze shows have just been announced as part of their 10th anniversary, as the team continue to celebrate their first stunning installment with Bonobo and Gilles Peterson’s incredible show at the Bombed Out Church on Sunday May …

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Charles Visit Is ‘New High’ In Peacemaking – City Talk 105.9

Charles Visit Is ‘New High’ In Peacemaking
City Talk 105.9
This place and its people were changed forever by the events of an August bank holiday in 1979. The Queen’s cousin had just set sail when the IRA remotely detonated a bomb on his fishing boat. It brought shame on Mullaghmore, where Lord Mountbatten …

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Charles Visit Is ‘New High’ In Peacemaking – City Talk 105.9

Charles Visit Is ‘New High’ In Peacemaking
City Talk 105.9
This place and its people were changed forever by the events of an August bank holiday in 1979. The Queen’s cousin had just set sail when the IRA remotely detonated a bomb on his fishing boat. It brought shame on Mullaghmore, where Lord Mountbatten …

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Hereford FC Fans’ Forum – Hereford Times


Hereford Times
Hereford FC Fans’ Forum
Hereford Times
Hereford FC have been placed in the Midland Football League Premier Division – the new season starts on August 8. Prior to that, Hereford will play a host of pre-season friendlies, starting at Malvern Town on July 7. Manager Pete Beadle, along with his …

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Win: Tickets To Victorious Festival 2015 – Clash Magazine


Clash Magazine
Win: Tickets To Victorious Festival 2015
Clash Magazine
Victorious Festival, the festival for music lovers a stone’s throw from the sea, is back on Southsea Seafront this August Bank Holiday (Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th August) with a towering musical line-up featuring legendary songwriter Ray Davies, the …

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Lord Mountbatten profile – BBC News


BBC News
Lord Mountbatten profile
BBC News
On August bank holiday Monday 1979 the family had just set off aboard Mountbatten’s boat, Shadow V, from the village of Mullaghmore, when the bomb detonated around 1130. A witness said the blast blew the boat “to smithereens” and hurled all seven …
Charles Visit Is ‘New High’ In PeacemakingCity Talk 105.9

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