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Island to have extra bank holiday to celebrate Royal Wedding 25 November 2010

CHIEF Minister Tony Brown MHK has announced that the Isle of Man will be having an extra bank holiday next year to celebrate the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.

The designation of Friday April 29, 2011 as a public holiday was agreed by the Council of Ministers at its meeting today (Thursday November 25, 2010) and will be put into effect by means of an order made by Treasury.

The Island enjoyed an extra holiday on July 29, 1981 to mark the wedding of Prince William’s parents Prince Charles and Lady Diana.

The Chief Minister commented:

‘I am pleased to confirm that Friday April 29 next year will be a holiday in the Isle of Man to celebrate the marriage of Prince William and Kate Middleton. I hope as many people as possible will be able to enjoy this special day and make the most of the long weekend.’

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