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.
- Monday 3, New Year’s Day substitute day
- Friday 15, Good Friday
- Monday 18, Easter Monday
- Monday 2, Early May bank holiday
- Thursday 2, Spring bank holiday
- Friday 3, Platinum Jubilee bank holiday
- Monday 29, Summer bank holiday
- Monday 26, Boxing Day
- Tuesday 27, Christmas Day substitute day