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Bank Holiday

The term for a public holiday in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. As the term implies, banks are closed on bank holidays, as are many other businesses. Employees who work on bank holidays often are paid extra. Bank holidays may or may not coincide with cultural or religious festivals.
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Travel Business Review-August 27, 2012--British Travellers Stay In UK for August Bank Holiday Weekend(C)2012] ENPublishing - http://www.
The unions have threatened action at Manchester, Gatwick and Stansted over the August Bank Holiday which has been designed to cause maximum disruption to holiday passengers.
It's those festivals, in the clean air and warm sunshine of the hills and valleys surrounding the county's industrial towns, that form the backdrop for Northern Broadsides' latest production - An August Bank Holiday Lark - commemorating the centenary of the start of WWI.
The building will reopen following the August Bank Holiday," a spokesman said.
In a 1946 broadcast Dylan Thomas remembered the August Bank Holidays of his pre-war childhood, part of "those always radiant, rainless (told you) lazily rowdy and sky blue summers departed".
IT IS interesting to note that Cannon Hill Park will be transformed to a beach venue in the August Bank Holiday.
Beach breaks are proving to be popular for the August Bank Holiday, which takes place over the weekend of August 25, 26 and 27.
THE August Bank Holiday is here and there are plenty of things to do with the family over the next few days.
The move is the second time this week that fuel prices have been cut, and means that unleaded will be 18p per litre cheaper than it was at last year's August Bank Holiday.
During the August Bank Holiday weekend, you can listen to the carnival sounds of Bloco Sw n samba band.
The five cheapest UK cities for an August Bank Holiday getaway 1.
Over the August Bank Holiday, you could pop up to the summer fair at the National Park Visitor Centre, Libanus, for family fun, local food, craft and artwork.