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Holidays and Observances in United Kingdom in 2002

Holidays and Observances in United Kingdom in 2002

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1TuesdayNew Year's DayBank holiday 
Jan 2Wednesday2nd JanuaryLocal Bank HolidayScotland
Jan 6SundayEpiphanyChristian 
Jan 7MondayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 14MondayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 25FridayBurns NightLocal observanceScotland
Jan 28MondayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
Feb 12TuesdayCarnival / Shrove TuesdayChristian 
Feb 12TuesdayChinese New YearObservance 
Feb 13WednesdayCarnival / Ash WednesdayChristian 
Feb 14ThursdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 23SaturdayEid ul AdhaMuslim 
Feb 26TuesdayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 1FridaySt. David's DayObservanceWales
Mar 10SundayMothering SundayObservance 
Mar 15FridayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim 
Mar 17SundaySt Patrick's DayLocal Bank HolidayNIR
Mar 18MondayDay off for St Patrick's DayLocal Bank HolidayNIR
Mar 20WednesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 24SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Mar 24SundayAshuraMuslim 
Mar 28ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Mar 28ThursdayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Mar 29FridayGood FridayBank holiday 
Mar 30SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian 
Mar 31SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 31SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 1MondayEaster MondayObservanceScotland
Apr 1MondayEaster MondayCommon local holidayENG, NIR, WAL
Apr 4ThursdayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 9TuesdayYom HaShoahJewish commemoration 
Apr 17WednesdayYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday 
Apr 23TuesdaySt. George's DayObservance 
Apr 23TuesdayShakespeare DayObservance 
Apr 30TuesdayLag B'OmerJewish holiday 
May 3FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
May 4SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
May 5SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
May 6MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
May 6MondayEarly May Bank HolidayBank holiday 
May 9ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
May 17FridayShavuotJewish holiday 
May 19SundayPentecostChristian 
May 20MondayWhit MondayChristian 
May 24FridayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid)Muslim 
May 26SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
May 30ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 3MondayGolden Jubilee Bank HolidayBank holiday 
Jun 4TuesdaySpring Bank HolidayBank holiday 
Jun 8SaturdayQueen's BirthdayObservance 
Jun 16SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jul 12FridayBattle of the BoyneLocal Bank HolidayNIR
Jul 18ThursdayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Aug 5MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon local holidayScotland
Aug 15ThursdayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 26MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon local holidayENG, NIR, WAL
Sep 7SaturdayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 16MondayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Sep 21SaturdayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Sep 23MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 27FridayHoshana RabbahJewish holiday 
Sep 28SaturdayShemini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Sep 29SundaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 4FridayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 4FridayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Oct 27SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 31ThursdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1FridayAll Saints' DayChristian 
Nov 2SaturdayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 5TuesdayGuy Fawkes DayObservance 
Nov 6WednesdayRamadan StartMuslim 
Nov 10SundayRemembrance SundayObservance 
Nov 30SaturdayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 1SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
Dec 1SundayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim 
Dec 6FridayEid ul FitrMuslim 
Dec 7SaturdayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 8SundayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 22SundayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24TuesdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25WednesdayChristmas DayBank holiday 
Dec 26ThursdayBoxing DayBank holiday 
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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