When is the next Bank Holiday in 2015?

Bank Holidays are a chance to spend extra time with your family

Bank Holidays are a chance to spend extra time with your family - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

There are eight Bank Holidays each year in the UK - three over the Christmas period, two at Easter, two in May and the summer Bank Holiday in August.

The next Bank Holiday is not until Monday, August 31 - the summer Bank Holiday is particularly late in 2015, coming just a matter of days before many schools return for the autumn term.

Christmas 2015 falls on a Friday, meaning many workers will get another four-day weekend, with Monday, December 28 decreed a Bank Holiday in lieu of Boxing Day, which falls on the Saturday.

New year’s Day 2016 falls on a Friday, making it a three-day weekend for many.

Easter 2016 falls early, with Easter Sunday on March 27, making Friday, March 25 and Monday, March 28 Bank Holidays.

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The early May Bank Holiday, May Day, is on Monday, May 2 and the spring Bank Holiday takes place on Monday, May 30. Then there is a three-month wait until the summer Bank Holiday in August.


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