Easter Monday 2019 opening times – when are Primark, Debenhams and Matalan open on the bank holiday?

EASTER bank holiday is the perfect chance to go shopping for your spring and summer clothes.

So here are the opening hours for three well-known stores over the bank holiday weekend.


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When is Debenhams open over Easter?

For bank holiday Monday, a number of Debenhams outlets operate reduced opening hours.

These are only rough guidelines for opening hours and it’s advised that you check the Debenhams store locator for the most accurate opening times for your local shop.

When is Matalan open over Easter?

Rejoice, the majority of Matalan stores will be open in the UK on Easter Monday.

Some stores may be working to a revised timetable though, so it is always recommended that you check in advance.

You can do so using their online Store Finder – simply enter your postcode and it will not only tell you where you can locate your nearest store, but what hours they are trading.

Many will be heading to the shops this holiday weekend
Many will be heading to the shops this holiday weekend
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When is Primark open over Easter?

Ordinarily, most Primark stores are open between the hours of 9am and 7pm, with the exception of their flagship Oxford Street stores, which are open from 8am to 10pm.

It is likely that most of their UK stores will be trading on bank holiday Monday (April 22) as usual, though some stores may have revised opening times.

You can find more information on their website about your closest branch and its hours.

We’s recommend finding out in advance to save yourself a wasted journey.

When are the Easter holidays 2019?

This year Good Friday falls on April 19 and Easter Monday is on April 22 – while the school break is two weeks long.

The celebration for most adults has been a four-day weekend as Good Friday and Easter Monday are also bank holidays.

For those with kids, the school holidays this year starts on Monday, April 8, 2019 and ends on Monday, April 22, 2019.

To be 100 per cent sure of your child’s school term times use the Government’s postcode checker.

Normally, the county council sets the holiday dates – although schools sometimes change the weeks.

Academies and private schools are given more autonomy and often have different holiday dates and length to state comprehensives.

Make sure you check your nearest Tesco’s opening times to be sure you don’t get caught short

What are the school holiday dates for 2019?

The dates below are just a rough guide, but check your local council website for the exact term times.

  • Spring term: Monday, February 25, 2019 – Friday, April 5, 2019
  • Easter holidays: Monday, April 8, 2019 – Monday, April 22, 2019
  • Summer term: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 – Friday, May 24, 2019
  • Summer half term: Monday, May 27, 2019 – Friday, May 31, 2019
  • Summer term: Monday, June 3, 2019 – Wednesday, July 24, 2019

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