HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS OF BRITAIN
Holidays: New Year’s Day (Jan. 1); Good Friday (Apr. 9); Easter Sunday and Monday (Apr. 11 and 12); May Day (May 1); Bank Holiday (May 31); and Christmas (Dec. 25).
Festivals: One of the largest festivals in the world is the Edinburgh International Festival (Aug. 10-30); also highly recommended is the Fringe Festival (Aug. 3-25). Manchester’s Gay Village hosts Mardi Gras (late Aug.). Muddy fun abounds at the Glastonbury Festival, Britain’s biggest homage to rocks (June 27-29).
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It is usually fairly easy to locate at weekends during the summer months because large numbers of diving boats, including the large charter boats from Seahouses, gather on the surface, the water teeming with divers. The best time to dive the wreck is on a neap tide and at low slack water, which is between 1.5 and 1.75 of an hour after low water at Seahouses. The San Bernardo (Official No. 105992) was a steel-hulled 3,803-ton steam cargo vessel measuring 106.8 m in length with a 13.84-m beam and a 7.82-m draught. David and William Henderson and Co.