The next UK bank holiday is Monday 29th August - which is just around the corner!
If you're looking for things to do in and around the North West during the Bank Holiday weekend 26th-29th August, we've asked our team for some ideas in our local area
Taking place across the full August Bank Holiday weekend, the Manchester Pride Festival hosts a variety of events, some free to attend and others require you to purchase a ticket. Plan your weekend: Manchester Pride
United By Land At Halewood Park, Knowsley
Join in for free to help create a number of land art installations at Halewood Triangle, Stadt Moers, Mill Dam and Bowring Parks. Find out more about the dates and locations for United by Land community events and workshops at: cultureknowsley.co.uk/united-by-land/
Last chance: The Tudors: Passion, Power and Politics, Liverpool
It's your last chance to visit this exhibition, in partnership with National Portrait Gallery, which tells new stories about one of the most dramatic times in British history. Book tickets at: National Museums Liverpool
International Beatleweek, Liverpool
Celebrate music and the most famous pop group the world has ever known, The Beatles, in the city where it all began. Check out the festival schedule and line-up at: International Beatle Week
Geronimo Family Festival, Arley Hall
One for the kids, enjoy hundreds of activities for children ages 0-12 plus live shows from TV favourites and amazing new talent on the Geronostage. Check it our at: geronimofest.com
Bolton Food and Drink Festival
One of the largest events of its kind anywhere in the UK the festival features hundreds of traders, live music, street entertainment, family fun and wide range of food-themed activities. Visit: boltonfoodanddrinkfestival.com
Elite Bistro at Home Bank Holiday box
If you're planning to spend the long weekend in your own back garden then there's not better accompaniment than an Elite Bistro at Home box, in our opinion.
Our Bank Holiday restaurant meal-kit box from Elite Bistros at Home includes delicious dishes and moreish snacks to enjoy with a summer spritz– just add a bit of sunshine and you’re set. Order yours online at : The Bank Holiday Box
Each box comes with recipes to cook up a culinary storm with three-course meal at home, with instructions for how to BBQ should the weather allow it. Perfect for a restaurant quality dinner party, or just a summertime treat in the garden.