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tanith Mon 06-Jan-20 19:07:35

That May Bank holiday is on a Friday this year ? I for one didn’t know.

growstuff Mon 06-Jan-20 19:26:41

I did. There was a sticky label on my 2020 diary. It's to coincide with the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

growstuff Mon 06-Jan-20 19:28:01

Millions of calendars and diaries had to be reprinted, which is why I was able to buy an unchanged one at a bargain price.

Nico97 Mon 06-Jan-20 19:42:06

I did - but not until yesterday when DH told me smile

Harris27 Mon 06-Jan-20 19:45:57

He found that out today off the boss.

MawB Mon 06-Jan-20 19:51:12

Oh well, DD will be pleased, she teaches part time and works on Fridays. Usually she misses out on any BH Mondays as they are mostly included in half terms etc or else not a working day for her!

eazybee Mon 06-Jan-20 19:58:26

I knew, last year.
Doesn't anyone listen to the radio?

NfkDumpling Mon 06-Jan-20 21:00:08

I did. It was on Radio Four before Christmas.

cornergran Mon 06-Jan-20 21:04:48

I did - it’s my birthday grin.

ginny Mon 06-Jan-20 21:16:49

I knew. Caused problems for a couple of my family who had things booked way ahead for the beginning of May.

NotTooOld Mon 06-Jan-20 22:42:01

My diary had a sticky thing in it too. I wouldn't have known otherwise although DH would probably have mentioned it. He likes to think he knows everything!

grumppa Mon 06-Jan-20 23:07:12

What with this and the Spring Bank Holiday falling as early as is possible, on 25 May, May is looking a bit odd.

MawB Mon 06-Jan-20 23:10:02

eazybee Mon 06-Jan-20 19:58:26
I knew, last year.
Doesn't anyone listen to the radio?
Yes, all the time -Radio 4- and I had not heard that.

Chestnut Mon 06-Jan-20 23:17:09

My diary shows the Bank Holiday as Monday 4th May. I had to cross it out and write it on Friday. I think there will be a lot of confused people in May.

tanith Tue 07-Jan-20 07:28:03

Glad I’m not the only one ?

NannyJan53 Tue 07-Jan-20 07:38:13

I heard over a year ago. Not sure how now though!

GrannyGravy13 Tue 07-Jan-20 08:19:08

I knew early last year, I remember it being on the news and in newspapers.

Resurgam123 Tue 07-Jan-20 08:29:18

I had heard something about that. But I did not take much notice.

Oopsminty Tue 07-Jan-20 08:34:08

I knew about this because there was a couple who were in the press moaning about it. Few months ago now

Something to do with their wedding

Mapleleaf Fri 10-Jan-20 11:13:21

Yes, I did hear about it last year, though my DH didn’t know until I mentioned it the other day. My diary has the Monday as the bank holiday, but I’ve changed it. The calendar shows the correct date. I think it might cause some confusion too if reminders aren’t broadcast again soon.