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Holidays in United Kingdom in 2009


DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
Jan 1ThursdayNew Year's DayBank holiday 
Jan 2Friday2nd JanuaryLocal holidayScotland
Jan 6TuesdayEpiphanyChristian 
Jan 7WednesdayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 14WednesdayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 25SundayBurns' NightLocal observanceScotland
Jan 26MondayChinese New YearObservance 
Feb 9MondayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
Feb 14SaturdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 24TuesdayCarnival/Shrove TuesdayChristian 
Feb 25WednesdayCarnival/Ash WednesdayChristian 
Mar 1SundaySt. David's DayObservanceWales
Mar 9MondayProphet's BirthdayMuslim 
Mar 10TuesdayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 17TuesdaySt Patricks DayLocal holidayNorthern Ireland
Mar 20FridayMarch equinoxSeason 
Mar 22SundayMothering SundayObservance 
Mar 29SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 5SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Apr 9ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Apr 9ThursdayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 10FridayGood FridayPublic holiday 
Apr 11SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian 
Apr 12SundayEaster SundayChristian 
Apr 13MondayEaster MondayCommon Local holidaysENG, NIR, WAL
Apr 16ThursdayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 17FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
Apr 18SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
Apr 19SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
Apr 20MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
Apr 21TuesdayYom HaShoahJewish holiday 
Apr 23ThursdaySt. George's DayObservance 
Apr 23ThursdayShakespeare DayObservance 
Apr 29WednesdayYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday 
May 4MondayEarly May Bank HolidayBank holiday 
May 9SaturdayLiberation DayLocal holidayGuernsey, Jersey
May 12TuesdayLag B'OmerJewish holiday 
May 21ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
May 25MondaySpring Bank HolidayBank holiday 
May 29FridayShavuotJewish holiday 
May 31SundayPentecostChristian 
Jun 1MondayWhit MondayChristian 
Jun 7SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
Jun 11ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 21SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jul 12SundayBattle of the BoyneLocal holidayNorthern Ireland
Jul 13MondayBattle of the Boyne observedLocal holidayNorthern Ireland
Jul 20MondayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Jul 30ThursdayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Aug 3MondaySummer Bank HolidayLocal holidayScotland
Aug 15SaturdayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 22SaturdayRamadan beginsMuslim 
Aug 31MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon Local holidaysENG, NIR, WAL
Sep 16WednesdayLaylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)Muslim 
Sep 19SaturdayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 21MondayEid-al-FitrMuslim 
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Sep 28MondayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Oct 3SaturdayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 4SundayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 9FridayLast day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 10SaturdayShmini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Oct 11SundaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 17SaturdayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Oct 25SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 31SaturdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1SundayAll Saints' DayChristian 
Nov 2MondayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 5ThursdayGuy Fawkes DayObservance 
Nov 8SundayRemembrance SundayObservance 
Nov 28SaturdayEid-al-AdhaMuslim 
Nov 29SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
Nov 30MondaySt Andrew's DayLocal holidayScotland
Dec 8TuesdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 12SaturdayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 18FridayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim 
Dec 19SaturdayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayPublic holiday 
Dec 26SaturdayBoxing DayBank holiday 
Dec 28MondayBank HolidayBank holiday 
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance 
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