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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Your complete guide to Creamfields 2014

The UK’s premier dance festival returns this August Bank Holiday weekend

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Misery for rail users heading to capital

Mainline to be closed for maintenance work for three weekends in August – including City’s cup clash

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Neston – Just Before the Great War – Part 4 – AboutMyArea

AboutMyAreaNeston – Just Before the Great War – Part 4AboutMyAreaMeanwhile, in Neston, it has to be said that little of interest was happening in the week heading towards the August Bank Holiday – which was then the first weekend in August. … Childre…

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10 great things for families to do in Birmingham and the Midlands on August … – Birmingham Mail


Birmingham Mail
10 great things for families to do in Birmingham and the Midlands on August
Birmingham Mail
There’s only one more bank holiday weekend left before Christmas – so best to make the most of it. Although the August Bank Holiday is possibly best known for miles of motorway traffic jams, there’s plenty going on within the Midlands region that

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Attack helicopter to fire missiles over Wings and Wheels

Apache helicopter will join the likes of the Red Arrows at Dunsfold Park for this year’s Wings and Wheels event

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Aidan O’Shea says the August Bank Holiday weekend marks the REAL start of the All-Ireland SFC.

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Uber August Bank Holiday Weekender- Fatboy Slim, MK & Guests – Skiddle.com

Uber August Bank Holiday Weekender- Fatboy Slim, MK & GuestsSkiddle.comThese tickets are on sale for Uber August Bank Holiday Weekender- Fatboy Slim, MK & Guests . Skiddle.com is an official ticket outlet for this event. All credit card purchas…

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Free bank holiday trip to Southend for 500 Barking and Dagenham residents – Barking and Dagenham Post


Barking and Dagenham Post
Free bank holiday trip to Southend for 500 Barking and Dagenham residents
Barking and Dagenham Post
Barking MP Margaret Hodge originally helped get train operator c2c on board to provide the free trip, which has been an August bank holiday favourite ever since. She said: “I am delighted that c2c have agreed to put on the trip to Southend for another

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Holidays at home for all the family -at right price – Irish Independent


Irish Independent
Holidays at home for all the family -at right price
Irish Independent
It has a fantastic two-night deal with breakfast on both days and a five-course dinner on August Bank Holiday Saturday night at a total cost of €260 for two. www.inchhouse.ie. In East Cork, at the fab Fota Island Resort and golf course, there is a

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The cricketers who fought for their country in World War One

New book tells the story of more than 200 professional cricketers who played, and fought, for their country

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The cricketers who fought for their country in World War One

More than 200 professional cricketers in England signed up to fight in the summer of 2014 and obituaries replaced match reports in Wisden. A new book tells the story of the men who played, and fought, for their country

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Artists sought for Wolsingham art show

ARTISTS are being sought for an annual art exhibition taking place in a County Durham town.

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All Our Yesterdays For Ledbury Carnival

THE NEW might look somehow familiar on August Bank Holiday Monday, when “Forty Years of Carnival” will be celebrated by Ledbury people.

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EnchantingfFairytale bank holiday weekend at Tutbury Castle – Burton Mail

EnchantingfFairytale bank holiday weekend at Tutbury CastleBurton MailFAIRIES, princesses, villains and pirates will be descending on Tutbury Castle during the August bank holiday weekend. The castle is once again holding its Fairytale Weekend and will…

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Thousands in school holiday getaway

Travellers are heading off on one of the busiest getaway days of the year as the school summer holidays begin.

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Four websites to find last minute holiday deals

Here are four websites that could come in handy for finding a last minute holiday deal as even if you don’t need it now, you never know what the British weather will bring you next. Lastminute.com is a well-known site that allows you to search for, as its name suggests, last minute deals on all sorts of exciting things. Icelolly.com is a holiday price comparison site and aside from being very …

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Delays at Chesterfield’s Horns Bridge roundabout expected until August Bank … – Derbyshire Times


Derbyshire Times
Delays at Chesterfield’s Horns Bridge roundabout expected until August Bank
Derbyshire Times
Drivers will face at least another month of delays at Horns Bridge roundabout, council chiefs have confirmed this morning. Roadworks at the busy gateway to Chesterfield are expected to be removed soon after the August Bank Holiday – depending on …
Update On Work And Traffic Control At Hornsbridge IslandChesterfield Post
Chesterfield traffic scheme to be completed earlyThe Star

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Summer holidays begin as two million head to the airport

As the last day of term ends, families will be making a mad dash to begin their holidays, causing one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.

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DeCourcey Harvest Day 2014 this August Bank Holiday – West Cork Times

DeCourcey Harvest Day 2014 this August Bank Holiday
West Cork Times
The August Bank Holiday DeCourcey ‘s Harvest Working day will showcase modern and Classic Combine Harvesters as well as tractors dating from the Ford plant in Cork, The Fordsons from Dagenhan, The 1000 series, the silver jubilee 7810′s up to this …

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All Our Yesterdays For Ledbury Carnival

THE NEW might look somehow familiar on August Bank Holiday Monday, when “Forty Years of Carnival” will be celebrated by Ledbury people.

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All Our Yesterdays For Ledbury Carnival

THE NEW might look somehow familiar on August Bank Holiday Monday, when “Forty Years of Carnival” will be celebrated by Ledbury people.

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Record-breaking motorcycle display team to headline Wings & Wheels

The 30 volunteer soldiers will perform a selection of daring stunts at this year’s Wings & Wheels

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New Tonbridge Angels skipper already looking ahead to Maidstone…

NEW Tonbridge Angels skipper Jerrome Sobers has already got his eye on one date this season – the visit of Maidstone United on August Bank Holiday Monday. Sobers is pleased with how Angels are shaping up ahead of the campaign and believes there were plenty of positive signs in the friendly loss at home to League Two Stevenage. But Sobers, who was released by Maidstone in the summer, is ready to …

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Teams are all up for cup again

Junior Football: News regarding the Kampioens Cup Grassroots Football Tournament – find out more.

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Second year of Ballymore Country Festival revival – Meath Chronicle

Second year of Ballymore Country Festival revival
Meath Chronicle
The Sunday World’s Eddie ‘Rockin’ Rowley did a superb job last year compering the show, and he’s agreed to return to the GAA grounds in Ballymore this August bank holiday Monday. A big hit with the attendees last year was the fact that there was a

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Second Boyne Music Festival set for August

Townley Hall, Drogheda hosts five concerts, a talk on the life and work of poet Seamus Heaney and a children’s workshop exploring music and dance over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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'Sick of manufactured talent and contrived publicity stunts?' Cambridge shopping centre bosses ask as they plug festival

Shopping centre bosses in Cambridge have asked the public if they are “sick of manufactured talent” and “contrived publicity stunts” as they promote a summer music festival.

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Uber August Bank Holiday Weekender with Fatboy Slim, MK and guests – Skiddle.com

Uber August Bank Holiday Weekender with Fatboy Slim, MK and guestsSkiddle.comThese tickets are on sale for Uber August Bank Holiday Weekender with Fatboy Slim, MK and guests . Skiddle.com is an official ticket outlet for this event. All credit card pur…

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Aloha Ahakista Regatta & Festival 2014 – Graham Norton Quiz Night a sell out … – West Cork Times

Aloha Ahakista Regatta & Festival 2014 – Graham Norton Quiz Night a sell out
West Cork Times
There is a whole host of activities throughout the August Bank holiday to keep everyone entertained with a Hoolariffic Hawaiian Beach Party organised for the Saturday night which with DJ, Live Music with Brian & Nicola, BBQ, Prizes for best Hawaiian
Tickets to Graham Norton quiz in Bantry sell out in nine minutesSunday World

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Clare Island Raft-Building Championships & Family Fun Day – Afloat

Clare Island Raft-Building Championships & Family Fun Day
Afloat
#clareisland – Buoyed by the recent profile received by Clare Island in the Irish Times Best Place to Go Wild in Ireland competition, Clare Island Adventures are planning an exciting new event for the August Bank Holiday weekend. Your mission, should

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