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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Merry Wives mean big trouble for Falstaff – Todmorden Today


Todmorden Today
Merry Wives mean big trouble for Falstaff
Todmorden Today
Rutter’s recent works include title roles in Jonathan Miller’s productions of King Lear and Rutherford & Son, as well as directing and featuring in Broadsides award-winning co-production with the New Vic Theatre, An August Bank Holiday Lark. Barrie

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Merry Wives mean big trouble for Falstaff – Todmorden Today


Todmorden Today
Merry Wives mean big trouble for Falstaff
Todmorden Today
Rutter’s recent works include title roles in Jonathan Miller’s productions of King Lear and Rutherford & Son, as well as directing and featuring in Broadsides award-winning co-production with the New Vic Theatre, An August Bank Holiday Lark. Barrie

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Merry Wives mean big trouble for Falstaff – Halifax Evening Courier


Halifax Evening Courier
Merry Wives mean big trouble for Falstaff
Halifax Evening Courier
Rutter’s recent works include title roles in Jonathan Miller’s productions of King Lear and Rutherford & Son, as well as directing and featuring in Broadsides award-winning co-production with the New Vic Theatre, An August Bank Holiday Lark. Barrie

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Music fans speak of their delight as wave of rock royalty is confirmed for 2016 Victorious Festival – Portsmouth News

Portsmouth NewsMusic fans speak of their delight as wave of rock royalty is confirmed for 2016 Victorious FestivalPortsmouth NewsAnd the stacked bill for the August Bank holiday bonanza includes Manic Street Preachers, Brit Award winner Mark Ronson, Th…

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Music fans speak of their delight as wave of rock royalty is confirmed for 2016 Victorious Festival – Portsmouth News

Portsmouth NewsMusic fans speak of their delight as wave of rock royalty is confirmed for 2016 Victorious FestivalPortsmouth NewsAnd the stacked bill for the August Bank holiday bonanza includes Manic Street Preachers, Brit Award winner Mark Ronson, Th…

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First air show for Wirral announced – Liverpool Echo


Liverpool Echo
First air show for Wirral announced
Liverpool Echo
Organisers said the event, along the King’s Promenade area, would be “the largest free show in the north-west”. The show is set to feature two days of flying displays over the River Mersey , along with ground events both on the show field and the

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First air show for Wirral announced – Liverpool Echo


Liverpool Echo
First air show for Wirral announced
Liverpool Echo
Organisers said the event, along the King’s Promenade area, would be “the largest free show in the north-west”. The show is set to feature two days of flying displays over the River Mersey , along with ground events both on the show field and the

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When are the Bank Holidays in 2016 and how many are there? – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukWhen are the Bank Holidays in 2016 and how many are there?Telegraph.co.ukThe August bank holiday always falls on the last Monday of August in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and on the first Monday of August in Scotland. There are s…

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When are the Bank Holidays in 2016 and how many are there? – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukWhen are the Bank Holidays in 2016 and how many are there?Telegraph.co.ukThe August bank holiday always falls on the last Monday of August in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and on the first Monday of August in Scotland. There are s…

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Oktoberfest announces return to Coventry for August 2016 – Coventry Telegraph

Coventry TelegraphOktoberfest announces return to Coventry for August 2016Coventry TelegraphAfter a successful event last August, Coventry Oktoberfest is making a great comeback with an even better event this year. Promising improvements in organisatio…

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Oktoberfest announces return to Coventry for August 2016 – Coventry Telegraph

Coventry TelegraphOktoberfest announces return to Coventry for August 2016Coventry TelegraphAfter a successful event last August, Coventry Oktoberfest is making a great comeback with an even better event this year. Promising improvements in organisatio…

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The Big Kahuna festival announced for Sussex – Music Week

Music WeekThe Big Kahuna festival announced for SussexMusic WeekA new three-day music festival has been announced for Holmbush Forest in Horsham, Sussex. Presented by Brighton-based Fire and Ice Productions, The Big Kahuna will take place over the Augu…

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The Big Kahuna festival announced for Sussex – Music Week

Music WeekThe Big Kahuna festival announced for SussexMusic WeekA new three-day music festival has been announced for Holmbush Forest in Horsham, Sussex. Presented by Brighton-based Fire and Ice Productions, The Big Kahuna will take place over the Augu…

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Bolton Bank Holiday reveller lost her eye after she was kicked by a woman in stilettos – Daily Mail

Daily MailBolton Bank Holiday reveller lost her eye after she was kicked by a woman in stilettosDaily MailA woman has described how her life has been ruined by a vicious attack with a stiletto heel which led to her losing her eye during a Bank Holiday …

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Manic Street Preachers and Mark Ronson form star-studded line up for this year’s … – Portsmouth News


Portsmouth News
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Manic Street Preachers and Mark Ronson form star-studded line up for this year’s
Portsmouth News
Superstar Noel Gallagher, famous for his time as the songwriter in 90s Brit rock group Oasis, will headline the August Bank Holiday spectacle with his new band, High Flying Birds. Other rock royalty ready to tear up Southsea Common and Castle Field

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Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Manic Street Preachers and Mark Ronson form star-studded line up for this year’s … – Portsmouth News


Portsmouth News
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Manic Street Preachers and Mark Ronson form star-studded line up for this year’s
Portsmouth News
Superstar Noel Gallagher, famous for his time as the songwriter in 90s Brit rock group Oasis, will headline the August Bank Holiday spectacle with his new band, High Flying Birds. Other rock royalty ready to tear up Southsea Common and Castle Field

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Shoreham Airshow crash: New report studied by Wings and Wheels organisers – Get Surrey

Get SurreyShoreham Airshow crash: New report studied by Wings and Wheels organisersGet SurreyFurther changes could be made to Wings and Wheels following the publication of a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) report written in the wake of the Shoreham Airs…

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Shoreham Airshow crash: New report studied by Wings and Wheels organisers – Get Surrey

Get SurreyShoreham Airshow crash: New report studied by Wings and Wheels organisersGet SurreyFurther changes could be made to Wings and Wheels following the publication of a Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) report written in the wake of the Shoreham Airs…

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Were you there? Wendron FC’s plea to former players ahead of club’s 30th birthday celebrations – Falmouth Packet

Were you there? Wendron FC’s plea to former players ahead of club’s 30th birthday celebrations
Falmouth Packet
WENDRON Football Club will celebrate their 30th birthday later this year with a festival of football over the August Bank Holiday weekend. The club is asking all former youth players to get in touch with their managers via social media as it plans to

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Social history highlights people power behind the GWR empire – Western Morning News

Social history highlights people power behind the GWR empire
Western Morning News
On August Bank Holiday in 1937 a newspaper report stated that well over 100,000 people crammed into Weston-super-Mare – with in excess of 37,000 arriving by train. Dormant stock would be pulled out of sidings for special events and Bank Holiday …

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Social history highlights people power behind the GWR empire – Western Morning News

Social history highlights people power behind the GWR empire
Western Morning News
On August Bank Holiday in 1937 a newspaper report stated that well over 100,000 people crammed into Weston-super-Mare – with in excess of 37,000 arriving by train. Dormant stock would be pulled out of sidings for special events and Bank Holiday …

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When is the Tall Ships regatta coming to Blyth? All you need to know – ChronicleLive

ChronicleLiveWhen is the Tall Ships regatta coming to Blyth? All you need to knowChronicleLiveClear your schedule for August bank holiday as the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta will be in Northumberland from August 26 – 29 when some of the largest and mos…

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When is the Tall Ships regatta coming to Blyth? All you need to know – ChronicleLive

ChronicleLiveWhen is the Tall Ships regatta coming to Blyth? All you need to knowChronicleLiveClear your schedule for August bank holiday as the North Sea Tall Ships Regatta will be in Northumberland from August 26 – 29 when some of the largest and mos…

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Ragley Hall re-opens for the 2016 season on 19 March – ITCM


ITCM
Ragley Hall re-opens for the 2016 season on 19 March
ITCM
… of exciting events and initiatives including the ever popular children’s playground, Game Fair, Classic Car & Motor Show, Battle Proms Concert, Great British Food Festival and Camper Calling, a brand new family festival held over the August bank

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When is the line-up released for V Festival 2016? – Birmingham Mail


Birmingham Mail
When is the line-up released for V Festival 2016?
Birmingham Mail
The music festival, held the weekend before August bank holiday each year, will be the 21st annual event. So far, none of the line-up has been revealed by the organisers but that’s about to change. On February 22, the first announcement will come out

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When is the line-up released for V Festival 2016? – Birmingham Mail


Birmingham Mail
When is the line-up released for V Festival 2016?
Birmingham Mail
The music festival, held the weekend before August bank holiday each year, will be the 21st annual event. So far, none of the line-up has been revealed by the organisers but that’s about to change. On February 22, the first announcement will come out

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When is the line-up released for V Festival 2016? – Birmingham Mail


Birmingham Mail
When is the line-up released for V Festival 2016?
Birmingham Mail
The music festival, held the weekend before August bank holiday each year, will be the 21st annual event. So far, none of the line-up has been revealed by the organisers but that’s about to change. On February 22, the first announcement will come out

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The Feeling will play Watchet Live to mark festival’s 10th birthday – Western Morning News

The Feeling will play Watchet Live to mark festival’s 10th birthday
Western Morning News
Brit award winners The Feeling will headline this year’s Watchet Live festival to help celebrate the events 10th birthday, this August Bank Holiday weekend. The pop-rock band will take to the stage in Somerset on the Saturday night and entertain with

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The Feeling will play Watchet Live to mark festival’s 10th birthday – Western Morning News

The Feeling will play Watchet Live to mark festival’s 10th birthday
Western Morning News
Brit award winners The Feeling will headline this year’s Watchet Live festival to help celebrate the events 10th birthday, this August Bank Holiday weekend. The pop-rock band will take to the stage in Somerset on the Saturday night and entertain with

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