Brits still had a lot more money left to spend for Boxing Day as a total of £4.3 Billion has been reportedly spent during this day.
Today is the first Monday of August, which signifies the summer bank holiday in Scotland. England, Wales and Northern Ireland observe this holiday on the last Monday, which falls on the 28th August this year.
Today, 12th July is a significant day for Protestants in Northern Ireland as they commemorate the Twelfth or Orangemen’s Day. This holiday honours the 1688 Glorious Revolution and its conclusion in the 1690 Battle of the Boyne.
Today, 29th May, is the Spring Bank Holiday in the UK. Also called the Late May Bank Holiday, it falls on the last Monday of May.
The last Monday of August, which falls on the 29th, marks the Summer Bank Holiday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. On the other hand, Scotland had theirs on 1st August or the first Monday of this month.
Today, 1st August is the official Summer Bank Holiday in Scotland. On the other hand, the rest of the UK will have theirs on the last day of the month. Also known as August Bank Holiday, it marks the end of summer and the start of autumn.