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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DIARY – Malaysia

+ ALL TIMES ARE PROVISIONAL AND IN LOCAL TIME FOLLOWED BY GMT IN BRACKETS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28 KUALA LUMPUR- Malaysia’s interest rates (Overnight Policy Rates) decision at 1800 (1000 GMT) KUALA LUMPUR- …

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Boomtown Rats, and Big Country to headline Watchet Live Music Festival

Boomtown Rats, and Big Country to headline Watchet Live Music Festival – plus The Aces, Dr & the Medics, Merry Hell, Bar-Steward Sons of Val Doonican, Wurzels, & more

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Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 line-up announcement next week

The annual music festival takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend at sites in Leeds and Reading. And festival’s official Twitter account, @OfficialRandL, tweeted a picture earlier today (Monday) stating “7 days” with the words: “Announcement countdown”.

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Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 line-up announcement next week – Times 24


Times 24
Reading & Leeds Festival 2015 line-up announcement next week
Times 24
The annual music festival takes place over the August Bank Holiday weekend at sites in Leeds and Reading. And festival’s official Twitter account, @OfficialRandL, tweeted a picture earlier today (Monday) stating “7 days” with the words: “Announcement …

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Has Toronado’s win helped changed face of Goodwood forever? – Chichester Observer


Chichester Observer
Has Toronado’s win helped changed face of Goodwood forever?
Chichester Observer
After the Qatar-sponsored festival, they’re back in action with the August bank-holiday meeting from Friday, August 28 to Sunday 30, including the Celebration Mile on the Saturday. There’s autumn racing on Tuesday, September 1 and Wednesday, September …

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Has Toronado’s win helped changed face of Goodwood forever? – Bognor Regis Observer


Bognor Regis Observer
Has Toronado’s win helped changed face of Goodwood forever?
Bognor Regis Observer
After the Qatar-sponsored festival, they’re back in action with the August bank-holiday meeting from Friday, August 28 to Sunday 30, including the Celebration Mile on the Saturday. There’s autumn racing on Tuesday, September 1 and Wednesday, September …

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Has Toronado’s win helped changed face of Goodwood forever? – Midhurst and Petworth Observer


Midhurst and Petworth Observer
Has Toronado’s win helped changed face of Goodwood forever?
Midhurst and Petworth Observer
After the Qatar-sponsored festival, they’re back in action with the August bank-holiday meeting from Friday, August 28 to Sunday 30, including the Celebration Mile on the Saturday. There’s autumn racing on Tuesday, September 1 and Wednesday, September …

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Details of the first ever winner of the famous Burton barrel rolling champion … – Burton Mail

Burton MailDetails of the first ever winner of the famous Burton barrel rolling champion …Burton MailAFTER the inaugural event the championships were again held on August Bank Holiday Monday in 1942, 1943, 1944 and 1945 and was revived in 1959, 1960 …

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Shrewsbury Sentinel Works 100th anniversary to be celebrated – shropshirelive.com


shropshirelive.com
Shrewsbury Sentinel Works 100th anniversary to be celebrated
shropshirelive.com
… owners that we are still able to see and enjoy them still today.” This year’s event is taking place at Onslow Park, Shrewsbury on the August Bank Holiday – Sunday 30 August and Monday 31 August 2015. Posted on January 26th, 2015 by shropshirelive

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Hanged man ‘obsessed with ex partner.’ – News North Wales

Hanged man ‘obsessed with ex partner.’
News North Wales
“On the previous August bank holiday he told me she was seeing somebody else from the village. “He had been fine when she was away in Lincoln but it was when she returned home that he seemed upset. It would be fair to say he was obsessed with her.” …

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Creamfields 2015 line-up announcement confirmed for next month

The leading dance music festival will return to Daresbury, in Cheshire, over the August Bank Holiday weekend – Friday, August 28 to Sunday, August 30.

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Creamfields 2015 line-up announcement confirmed for next month – Times 24


Times 24
Creamfields 2015 line-up announcement confirmed for next month
Times 24
The leading dance music festival will return to Daresbury, in Cheshire, over the August Bank Holiday weekend – Friday, August 28 to Sunday, August 30. And the line-up of DJs and acts performing will be announced on Wednesday, February 25. A statement …

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Searching for the ‘thing’ in Warminster – Wiltshire Times


Wiltshire Times
Searching for the ‘thing’ in Warminster
Wiltshire Times
UFO enthusiasts and skywatchers are converging on Warminster this August Bank Holiday to mark the 50th anniversary of The Warminster Thing. Warminster 2015 will celebrate the beginning of the The Thing, which started on Christmas Day in 1964 when …

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Searching for the ‘thing’ in Warminster – Wiltshire Times


Wiltshire Times
Searching for the ‘thing’ in Warminster
Wiltshire Times
UFO enthusiasts and skywatchers are converging on Warminster this August Bank Holiday to mark the 50th anniversary of The Warminster Thing. Warminster 2015 will celebrate the beginning of the The Thing, which started on Christmas Day in 1964 when …

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Searching for the ‘thing’ in Warminster – Wiltshire Times

Searching for the ‘thing’ in Warminster
Wiltshire Times
UFO enthusiasts and skywatchers are converging on Warminster this August Bank Holiday to mark the 50th anniversary of The Warminster Thing. Warminster 2015 will celebrate the beginning of the The Thing, which started on Christmas Day in 1964 when …

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Water pressure woes “are at an end” thanks to new technology in Skegness – East Lindsey Target


East Lindsey Target
Water pressure woes “are at an end” thanks to new technology in Skegness
East Lindsey Target
There was also low water pressure on August Bank Holiday weekend. Cllr John Byford told an area committee meeting: “There was clearly a problem last summer. One hotel was turning people away because they simply could not shower. “That is not …

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Parish pump Hailsham – January 23, 2015

WINTER BREAK at Much Ado Books: The shop will be closed for its annual break and refurbishment from January 26 reopening on February 13. MUCH ADO BOOKS’ Prospero’s Project this year raised a very substantial £3,120 for the library at a Healing, Focus school and orphanage in Uganda.

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Parish pump Newhaven – January 23, 2015

WINTER BREAK at Much Ado Books: The shop will be closed for its annual break and refurbishment from January 26 reopening on February 13. MUCH ADO BOOKS’ Prospero’s Project this year raised a very substantial £3,120 for the library at a Healing, Focus school and orphanage in Uganda.

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Parish pump Newhaven – January 23, 2015 – Sussex Express

Parish pump Newhaven – January 23, 2015
Sussex Express
TRANSPORT FESTIVAL: The Eastbourne Historic Vehicle club recently donated £2,000 to the Eastbourne Branch of the Royal British Legion from the proceeds of the Hellingly Festival of Transport held over the last August Bank Holiday weekend. The club …

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Parish pump Hailsham – January 23, 2015 – Sussex Express

Parish pump Hailsham – January 23, 2015
Sussex Express
TRANSPORT FESTIVAL: The Eastbourne Historic Vehicle Club recently donated £2,000 to the Eastbourne Branch of the Royal British Legion from the proceeds of the Hellingly Festival of Transport held over the last August Bank Holiday weekend. The club …

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Full steam ahead at Stapleford Miniature Railway despite rumours – Melton Times


Melton Times
Full steam ahead at Stapleford Miniature Railway despite rumours
Melton Times
He added: “The popular three-day August Bank Holiday steam and vintage rally event (August 29, 30 and 31) supporting Loros and organised by the FSMR is unaffected and, contrary to rumours in the rally circuit, is still very much full steam ahead.” For

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DIARY – Malaysia

+ ALL TIMES ARE PROVISIONAL AND IN LOCAL TIME FOLLOWED BY GMT IN BRACKETS FRIDAY, JANUARY 23 KUALA LUMPUR- Senate President Abu Zahar Ujang receives courtesy call from Vietnam Ambassador Pham Cao Phong …

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Vale man convicted over city brawl – Evesham Observer


Evesham Observer
Vale man convicted over city brawl
Evesham Observer
AN EVESHAM man has been convicted for his part in a brawl which broke out in Worcester over the August Bank Holiday. Patrick Deeley, of St David’s Drive, was charged with using threatening, abusive and insulting words and assaulting a police officer

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My Bolton Wanderers v Liverpool Memories – Lion of Vienna Suite

My Bolton Wanderers v Liverpool MemoriesLion of Vienna SuiteFor instance, on 29th August 2009, Bolton were just edged out 3-2 by the Scousers, after Bolton went ahead twice through goals from Kevin Davies and Tamir Cohen. … It would be the same story…

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Coliseum in running for six stage awards

Oldham theatre productions have been nominated for seven trophies in this year’s Manchester Theatre Awards. This year shows at Oldham Coliseum have been joined by locally-based Hard Graft Theatre Company, which performed in an empty pram shop opposite the Mumps Metrolink car park!

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Coliseum in running for six stage awards – Oldham Chronicle


Oldham Chronicle
Coliseum in running for six stage awards
Oldham Chronicle
Visiting show “An August Bank Holiday Lark”, written by award-winning Deborah McAndrew for Northern Broadsides, is nominated in two categories — best actress in a visiting production (Emily Butterfield) and best new play. The Coliseum’s revival of

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Wet weather hits Aylsham Show which drops charity grants for first time in its 60-year history

The long-running Aylsham Show is not making grants to good causes for the first time in its history after a day of wet weather put a dampener on takings.

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DIARY – Malaysia

+ ALL TIMES ARE PROVISIONAL AND IN LOCAL TIME FOLLOWED BY GMT IN BRACKETS THURSDAY, JANUARY 22 KUALA LUMPUR- Release of Bank Negara’s foreign reserves as at 15 Jan 2015 at 1700 (0900 GMT) KUALA LUMPUR- …

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Vale man convicted over city brawl – Evesham Observer


Evesham Observer
Vale man convicted over city brawl
Evesham Observer
AN EVESHAM man has been convicted for his part in a brawl which broke out in Worcester over the August Bank Holiday. Patrick Deeley, of St David’s Drive, was charged with using threatening, abusive and insulting words and assaulting a police officer

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Foster cycling team raise £5700 for King’s Lynn children’s ward – Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

Foster cycling team raise £5700 for King’s Lynn children’s ward
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
The 11-strong team many of whom are work-mates at Lynn-based Foster, cycled from Foster Paris back to Foster’s Lynn site, over four days during the August Bank Holiday, to raise cash for Rudham Ward at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The epic ‘Tour de …

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