Diaries at the ready – these are all the bank holidays we get for 2022

People in England and Wales can look forward to nine bank holidays this year including one for a special occasion.

As the Queen is set to mark her Platinum Jubilee this summer, we will get an extra day off giving us a four-day weekend in June.

And with the first bank holiday of the year today, January 3, there is not long to wait until the next during Easter.

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If you are heading into 2022 with newfound optimism you can add these dates to your diary as something to look forward to.

January

  • Monday 3, New Year’s Day substitute day

April

  • Friday 15, Good Friday
  • Monday 18, Easter Monday

May

  • Monday 2, Early May bank holiday
The Queen during a visit to Leicester
We can look forward to a four-day weekend in June thanks to the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
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June

  • Thursday 2, Spring bank holiday
  • Friday 3, Platinum Jubilee bank holiday

August

  • Monday 29, Summer bank holiday

December

  • Monday 26, Boxing Day
  • Tuesday 27, Christmas Day substitute day

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