Bank Holiday

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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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This follows the success of the Spring Bank Holiday Monday and Tuesday trains, which enabled passengers to travel from Pickering to Whitby by train, giving up to four hours in the resort.
Conservative Mr Michael Fabricant will give up his usual seat in an open-topped car to join the Lichfield Morrismen as they dance a route of almost three miles in the Spring Bank Holiday Monday Bower parade.
Also, Ricky appeared on DJ Jo Whiley's BBC Radio 1 show on Spring Bank Holiday Monday.
People taking part in the event, which is believed to date back to medieval times, will have to agree to a list of conditions laid down by the district council for the Spring Bank Holiday Monday event, which attracts families from all over the Midlands.
The match against Mansfield at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Spring Bank Holiday Monday could see the Terriers go up just year after the club's future looked uncertain with losses of over pounds 20 million.
Now the cheese-rolling committee say they have made proper safety provisions for this year's event on Spring Bank Holiday Monday.
The event used to be held every Whit Monday until 1967 when it was moved to Spring Bank Holiday Monday.