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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday

The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in the UK for 2012 is being marked with an extra bank holiday on Tuesday 5th June. The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday falls on Tuesday 5th June 2012 and is connected to the Spring Bank Holiday weekend where the 4th June is also a bank holiday so it is a [...]

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Advent 2009

Advent 2009 starts on Tuesday 1st December 2009. Advent is the 1st of December and is used to count down the days until Christmas Day. Quite often the days of Advent are marked off with an Advent calendar or an Advent candle. The countdown to Christmas 2009 which this year falls on Friday 25th December [...]

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Black Friday 2009

Black Friday 2009 is on Friday 27th November 2009. Although Black Friday is essentially a day when the Christmas Shopping spree starts in the USA some retailers over in the UK also take part by offering discounts over here too. Black Friday is the Friday after Thanksgiving in America.

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Boxing Day 2009

Boxing Day 2009 is on Saturday 26th December. However as Boxing Day 2009 is on a weekend day (Saturday) the bank holiday for the day will be carried back to the Monday 28th December 2009.

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Valentines Day 2010

Valentines Day 2010 is on Sunday 14th February. On Valentines Day 2010 the usual tradition as with St Valentines Day is to show your love for each other, quite often Valentines Day flowers (usually Red Roses) are sent to females and the day is a special day for couples.

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New Years Day 2010

New Years Day in 2010 falls on Friday 1st January. The bank holiday for New Years Day 2010 is also on the 1st January 2010. Click here for more information about New Years Day bank holiday.

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Grandparents Day 2009

Grandparents Day 2009 is on Sunday 4th October Grandparents Day is much like Mothers Day and Fathers Day but is specifically targeted at Grandparents. Grandparents are known for spoiling their Grand Children and so this day can be seen a a day when the grand children spoil their grandparents in return.

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The Budget 2009

The 2009 Budget for the UK is on 22nd April 2009 The Budget is where the government announce it’s plans for revenues and expenditure. In the UK the Chancellor of the Exchequer is who prepares the Budget and that is Alistair Darling currently.

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August Bank Holiday 2009

The bank holiday in August 2009 is 31st August The August Bank Holiday is also known as Summer Bank Holiday and is on the last Monday of August for England, Wales & Northern Ireland. The August bank holiday in Scotland is on the first Monday in August which in 2009 makes it the 3rd August [...]

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British Grand Prix 2009

The British Grand Prix 2009 is on 21st June 2009 2009 is the last year that the British Grand Prix will take place at Silverstone for the foreseeable future. As of 2010 the British Grand Prix will be held at Donnington Park. The Silverstone British Grand Prix 2009 weekend starts on the Friday 19th June [...]

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