This is it folks. The ultimate public holiday guide. Everything you ever wanted to know about, see or do on a bank holiday in the UK is here. Want to see and understand all the major bank holidays and what’s going on in and around your region? Want to find out more about the the history of the bank holiday, or when Halloween is and why we have Valentine’s Day? The you’ve come to the right place.

Religious and non-religious festivals, local traditions and customs, and of course our formidable patron saints. It’s all here.

Scroll down, click around, have fun and make the most of your bank holiday!

Below you’ll find a list of posts and articles relating to bank holidaysreligious eventscustoms, traditions and more. The website is always expanding so do check back soon for more. We’re also always keen to hear from you so if you’re a budding military historian, cheese rolling aficionado, expert Morris dancer or world record toe wrestling champion we’d love to hear from you if you’d like to write a guest post and feel you could contribute. In return we can provide you with a link to your site, tweet(s) and Facebook posts among many things.

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All about bank holidays

Religious and Non-Religious Holidays

Patron Saints