By now you will have recovered from your hangover after Notting Hill Carnival this Bank Holiday, and it's only natural to start wondering when the NEXT bank holiday is.

But you'd best prepare for colder weather, festive decorations and your warmest woolies, as the next bank holiday will be in December.

However, the wait isn't all doom and gloom as you'll get a bank holiday double whammy!

First up is Boxing Day (Monday December 26), and then a bonus day off the next day (Tuesday December 27) as Christmas this year falls on a Sunday.

The next Bank Holiday

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It's like that famous saying about the London buses... You wait ages for one and then two come along at the same time.

And if you are really looking ahead, then you'll be delighted to know we will have EIGHT bank holidays in 2017, starting with Monday January 2.

Here's how to make the most of your Bank Holiday by taking strategic days off work.