Summer Bank Holiday

The Summer Bank Holiday in on the last Monday of August in England, Wales & Northern Ireland and is on the first Monday of August in Scotland.

The Summer Bank Holiday represents the end of summer and over the bank holiday weekend some places have annual events. In London the Notting Hill Carnival takes place.

This bank holiday was originally started in 1871 according to the Bank Holidays Act. 100 years later the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 had this bank holiday moved form the first Monday in August to the last Monday in August for England, Wales & Northern Ireland. Scotland kept the date as the first Monday of August.

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