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This is also valid for any time of the week and includes the Whit Monday holiday," she said, adding that there would also be special rates in July and August.
has replaced its former Whit Monday holiday with a permanent secular holiday in May.
TODAY OAKAPPLE 1871: Whit Monday became the first bank holiday in Britain.
June 13 marks the Whit Monday in Bulgaria and the rest of the Christian world, the 51st day after Easter and the day following Pentecost.
Plus there was a Whit Monday Carnival and Barbecue Dance at the Coronation Youth Centre in Shirley and a Gala Nite Twistacular at Wednesbury Youth Centre.
Interrupted only by the Great War, the annual Buckfastleigh Whit Monday races continued until 1921 when a second day was added.
Of these, the village of Bampton in Oxfordshire benefited most often, and the annual Whit Monday performance tradition was maintained during the last century for all but two wartime years (1917 and 1918), and continues unabated to the present day.
Whit Monday / Pentecost Monday (2009, Eastern Christianity).
Fleetwood Pier opened to the public on Whit Monday in 1910 and was advertised as the "sight of a lifetime".
National holidays include the Christian holy days of Easter Monday, Ascension Day, Whit Monday, Assumption Day, All Saints' Day, and Christmas; the Islamic holy days of Ramadan, Tabaski, and the Birth of the Prophet Muhammad; and the indigenous celebration of Traditional Religions holiday.
MAY 29, 1871: Whit Monday became the UK's first ever Bank Holiday.
Spring Bank Holiday, Whit Monday, the beginning of half term.