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Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022: We're Getting An Extra Bank Holiday

In 2022, Queen Elizabeth II will have a Platinum Jubilee – her 60th year on the throne. This is a huge milestone, and to celebrate, the government has announced that there will be an extra bank holiday! This means that UK residents will get an extra day off work to commemorate this momentous occasion. The date for the bank holiday has been set!

New Bank Holiday

This bank holiday will be in addition to the usual bank holidays that occur over Easter and Christmas. So, if you're looking to book a trip away for the extra day off, you'll have plenty of time to do so! It's also worth noting that this bank holiday will fall on Friday 3rd June, so many people may choose to enjoy a four-day weekend.

The bank holiday has been welcomed by many, as it will give people an extra chance to celebrate the Queen's 60 years on the throne. It is sure to be a busy year, with lots of events planned to mark this special occasion. There's no doubt that the bank holiday will be a popular one, so make sure you plan ahead if you're hoping to take advantage of it!

Monday 30th May bank holiday has moved! This will now fall on Thursday the second of June as opposed to Monday. This is because Friday the third of June is a designated date for celebrating the jubilee. So make sure you mark it in your calendar! The bank holiday has been welcomed by many, as it will give people an extra chance to celebrate the Queen's 60 years on the throne. It is sure to be a busy year, with lots of events planned to mark this special occasion.

So what are all the bank holidays for 2022?

  • Monday 3rd January – New Year's Day
  • Friday 15th April – Good Friday
  • Monday 18th April – Easter Monday
  • Monday 2nd May – Early May bank holiday
  • Thursday 2nd June – Spring bank holiday (moved from Monday 30th May)
  • Friday 3rd June – Platinum Jubilee bank holiday (new date)
  • Monday 29th August – Summer bank holiday
  • Monday 26th December – Boxing Day
  • Tuesday 27th December – Christmas Day substitute day

So, what are you waiting for? Mark the date in your diary and get ready for an extra bank holiday in 2022! It's sure to be a celebration to remember.

Written by Fabio Botticelli on 23/1/2022

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