The august bank holiday falls on the last monday of august across the uk except in scotland where its held on the first monday of the month. Five year uk public holiday dates 2019 through 2023 bank holidays in england and wales scotland and northern ireland.
Bank holidays are the next chance for people in the uk to get a nice guilt free day off after a long christmas break.
Bank holidays uk 2019 london. Uk bank holidays 2018. Key dates for parents including when the kids go back to school. A bank holiday is a public holiday in the united kingdom some commonwealth countries hong kong and the republic of irelandthere is no automatic right to time off on these days but banks close and the majority of the working population is granted time off work or extra pay for working on these days depending on their contract.
This holiday is also known as the summer bank holiday. Please refer to this note for scotland specific information. A bank holiday is a free monday making them a long weekend.
When are all the bank holidays this year. Generally the holiday dates announced dont change very often. When are the school holidays in 2019.
Originally the holiday was on the scottish date. Public holidays uk 2019. This page contains the 2019 and 2020 school holidays for schools within the city of london corporation to help you start planning.
Britons will be gearing up for the three day weekend as the august bank holiday is nearly upon us but when exactly is the summer bank holiday. The first official bank holidays were the four days named in. Europe british virgin islands falkland islands gibraltar guernsey and alderney ireland isle of man jersey saint helena united kingdom bank holidays national holidays and public holidays for the next 9 months of 2019 from the q worldwide public holidays database the professional source of international public.
When is the august bank holiday. Related and neighboring countries. Bank holidays are named this because once the banks were closed on these days all other businesses were closed as well.
A few times a year theres a so called bank holiday. Weve put together a list of all of 2019s school holiday breaks so you can get planning for. Bank and public holidays for united kingdom.
Bank holidays 2019 england. Bank holidays usually fall on a monday but there are exceptions around religious festivals and new year what is a bank holiday. A bank holiday is a public holiday in the uk when most people are.