Bonkers Great Britain! 4 of the daftest UK Bank Holiday events

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In Britain, we take “bank holidays” very seriously. A UK bank holiday is our version of the American President’s Day or Martin Luther King Jr. day etc. But it’s not just an excuse to have a day off work.. It’s a day to drink more, do a bit of gardening, watch some James Bond on the telly and possibly even have a barbecue (doesn’t matter if it’s raining. This is Britain, after all. Rain adds to the taste!)

But for some folks, it’s a perfect excuse to have fun with some truly wonderful and wacky events that go back hundreds of years. 

Here are the top 4 amazingly wonderful eccentric British Bank Holiday events.

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Blimey! is your daily dose of British news and features for anglophiles everywhere! This article was carefully written by Tim Holt, a British blogger, photographer and actor based back in the UK after many years of living in America. Forever torn between two magnificent slices of sod.

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