Category British Bank Holidays

May Day and some ‘rules’ and ‘alternatives’

It was today, 1st May 1978, that we in Great Britain celebrated a new day off from work! It was called the May Day Bank holiday! Being British, and free from a daily work whatever that might be, many of those that could went walking in their local park. All across the country many of […]

The First of May – and/or – it’s traditions

Here is my first ‘snippet’ posted on both of my blogs today 1st May 2017: The day today – and every year – people all over the world will be celebrating May Day. For some it is, and always has been, a festival to mark the arrival of spring. In Pre-Christian times it was the […]

A New Year is with us

Well – it’s Tuesday 3rd January 2017 here in Great Britain and England & Wales are back at work after the joys of the traditional New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day celebrations and the additional Bank Holiday/Day off yesterday, Monday.  Our Scottish counterparts also have today off! So, what is a British Bank Holiday? […]