Don’t get caught out this weekend – it’s time to change the clocks again for the arrival of British Summer Time (BST).
The clocks go one hour forward on Sunday (March 29) at 1 a.m., heralding in BST, lighter nights and (hopefully) better weather as Spring gets well underway.
The clocks go back again in Autumn in the early hours of Sunday, October 25.
The hour changes in Spring and Autumn in an attempt to make the most of the light.
British Summer Time was suggested in 1907 by William Willett, a keen horse rider and frustrated by the ‘waste’ of daylight in the early mornings during the summer.
It was enforced during the First World War, in a bid to save money during wartime.
The current system has been in place since 1972.