BONUS! This Coming Weekend Will Be An Extra Hour Long...

23 October 2017, 16:52 | Updated: 24 October 2017, 10:43

Clocks going back

Another hour in bed or an extra-long night of Halloween partying?

It's that time of year again, people! 

Summer is officially in the rear view mirror and autumn is in full swing. The nights are closing in and things are getting a little chillier outside.

On Sunday 29th October at 2am this year the clocks will go back one hour and make the nights longer as winter approaches, so it's time to get extra cosy. 

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If you're confused about how you need to adjust your clocks, then just remember this handy phrase - 'Spring forward, fall back!'. (Yes, we're not American and we don't have a season called Fall - but you get the picture). 

Putting the clocks back was put in place in 1916 during the First World War to increase productivity and boost morale by giving people more hours of daylight during the summer months.

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How's this for a pub quiz fact: the man behind the idea was William Willett, who is actually Coldplay front man Chris Martin's great-great-grandfather...

No wonder one of their biggest hits was the song 'Clocks'!

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