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See also: 2019 public holidays in Guernsey and Alderney.

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2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jul
  • 19
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  • Guernsey Amends 2020 Public Holidays

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - In a somewhat unexpected turn of events, the States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has announced that, in the end, it had decided that it would be the upcoming annual May 9, 2020, Liberation Day public holiday of Guernsey, which would be moved to Friday, May 8, 2020, to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, and not the May 4th May Bank Holiday, as had been expected.
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  • Jul
  • 8
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  • Guernsey Mulls May 2020 Public Holiday Change

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - The Committee for Economic Development has asked the States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) to move the 2020 annual May Bank Holiday from May 4, 2020, to Friday, May 8, 2020, to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.
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2018

  • Aug
  • 29
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  • Guernsey 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - The States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has published its official list of annual non-working public holidays in Guernsey, for the calendar year 2019.
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2017

  • Mar
  • 19
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  • Guernsey 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - The States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has published its official list of annual non-working public holidays in Guernsey, for the calendar year 2018.
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2016

  • Aug
  • 20
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  • Guernsey 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - The States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has published its official list of annual non-working public holidays in Guernsey, for the calendar year 2017.
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2015

  • Jan
  • 31
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  • Guernsey Rejects Extra Liberation Day Public Holiday

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - Guernsey's parliamentarians have voted a definite rejection of the possibility of Guernsey declaring another day in lieu non-working public holiday in Guernsey, to compensate the 70th anniversary of Liberation Day falling on a Saturday.
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2014

  • Nov
  • 19
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  • Guernsey May 10 Day In Lieu Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - Guernsey's governmental department of Commerce and Employment and Culture and Leisure has stated that it has no plans to declare May 10, 2015, as an additional, one-off non-working public holiday to compensate the fact that the 2015 70th anniversary of Guernsey's liberation falls, once again, on a weekend.
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  • Jul
  • 20
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  • Guernsey 2015-2016 Public Holidays Announced

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - The States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has published its official list of annual non-working public holidays in Guernsey, for the calendar years 2015 and 2016.
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2011

  • Nov
  • 17
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  • Alderney 2012 Jubillee Public Holiday Approved

    States of Alderney (British Channel Islands) - The chairman of Alderney's Policy and Finance Committee, John Beaman, has announced that the States of Alderney (the Alderney government) had approved the declaration of an additional public holiday next year to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
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  • Nov
  • 7
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  • Alderney 2012 Jubillee Public Holiday Under Consideration

    States of Alderney (British Channel Islands) - The chairman of Alderney's Policy and Finance Committee, John Beaman, has announced that the States of Alderney (the Alderney government) would consider the declaration of an additional public holiday next year to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
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  • Jul
  • 29
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  • Guernsey 2012 Jubillee Public Holiday Approved

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - The States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has approved the recent proposal to declare Monday, June 5, 2012, as a one-off public holiday to commemorate Queen Elisabeth's Diamond Jubilee.
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  • Jun
  • 19
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  • Guernsey 2012 Jubillee Public Holiday Under Consideration

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - Guernsey and Alderney's Commerce and Employment Department has announced that the States of Guernsey (Guernsey's Parliament) will soon be asked to also declare Monday, June 5, 2012, as a one-off public holiday to commemorate Queen Elisabeth's Diamond Jubilee.
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  • Mar
  • 2
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  • Guernsey 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - The States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has published the list of official public holidays for the calendar year 2014.
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  • Jan
  • 26
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  • Guernsey and Alderney 2011 Public Holiday For Royal Wedding

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - The States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has officially declared a one-off public holiday on Friday, April 29, 2011, on the day of the upcoming Royal Wedding.
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2010

  • Dec
  • 2
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  • Guernsey 2011 Royal Wedding Public Holiday Recommended

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - Guernsey Commerce and Employment Minister, Carla McNulty Bauer, has announced that her department would recommend to the States of Jersey that it declare a one-off public holiday on account of the 2011 UK royal wedding.
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  • Nov
  • 24
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  • Guernsey 2011 Royal Wedding Public Holiday Under Consideration

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - The Commerce and Employment Department of the States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has announced that it is discussing whether Guernsey will also have a public holiday for next year's royal wedding.
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  • Apr
  • 8
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  • Guernsey 2012-2013 Public Holidays Announced

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - The States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has published an updated list of official public holidays to cover the period of 2010-2013.
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  • Mar
  • 7
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  • Guernsey May 9th 2010 Might Not Be Public Holiday

    Channel Online (St. Peter Port) - The States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) are considering declaring this year's May 9th a regular working day to compensate the extra public holiday on Monday, May 10, 2010.
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2009

  • Oct
  • 14
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  • Guernsey Declares May 10 Day In Lieu Public Holiday

    States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - The States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has agreed to declare the day after next year's Liberation Day public holiday, Monday, May 10th, 2010, an additional official public holiday, in Guernsey.
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  • Sep
  • 11
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  • Guernsey Could Add May 10 Public Holiday Next Year

    Channel Online (St. Peter Port) - Guernsey and Alderney's Commerce and Employment Department has asked the Guernsey Government (aka. the States of Guernsey) to declare the day after Liberation Day an official public holiday, in Guernsey, in 2010.
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See also: Guernsey and Alderney bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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