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Holidays in United Kingdom in 2017


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DateWeekdayHoliday NameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
Jan 1SundayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayBank holiday 
Jan 2MondayNew Year's Day observedBank holiday 
Jan 2MondayNew Year's Day HolidayBank holiday 
Jan 3Tuesday2nd January (substitute day)Local Bank HolidayScotland
Jan 6FridayEpiphanyChristian 
Jan 7SaturdayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 14SaturdayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 25WednesdayBurns NightLocal observanceScotland
Jan 28SaturdayChinese New YearObservance 
Feb 11SaturdayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
Feb 14TuesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 24FridayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday 
Feb 28TuesdayCarnival/Shrove TuesdayChristian 
Mar 1WednesdaySt. David's DayObservanceWales
Mar 1WednesdayCarnival/Ash WednesdayChristian 
Mar 12SundayHoliHindu Holiday 
Mar 12SundayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 17FridaySt Patrick's DayLocal Bank HolidayNorthern Ireland
Mar 20MondayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 26SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 26SundayMothering SundayObservance 
Apr 9SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Apr 11TuesdayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 13ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Apr 14FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
Apr 14FridayGood FridayBank holiday 
Apr 15SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian 
Apr 15SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
Apr 16SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
Apr 16SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 17MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
Apr 17MondayEaster MondayObservanceScotland
Apr 17MondayEaster MondayCommon local holidayENG, NIR, WAL
Apr 18TuesdayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 23SundaySt. George's DayObservance 
Apr 23SundayShakespeare DayObservance 
Apr 24MondayYom HaShoahJewish commemoration 
Apr 24MondayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
May 1MondayEarly May Bank HolidayBank holiday 
May 2TuesdayYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday 
May 14SundayLag B'OmerJewish holiday 
May 25ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
May 27SaturdayRamadan StartMuslim 
May 29MondaySpring Bank HolidayBank holiday 
May 31WednesdayShavuotJewish holiday 
Jun 4SundayPentecostChristian 
Jun 5MondayWhit MondayChristian 
Jun 10SaturdayQueen's BirthdayObservance 
Jun 11SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
Jun 15ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 18SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21WednesdayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim 
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 26MondayEid ul FitrMuslim 
Jul 12WednesdayBattle of the BoyneLocal Bank HolidayNorthern Ireland
Aug 1TuesdayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Aug 7MondayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday 
Aug 7MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon local holidayScotland
Aug 14MondayJanmashtamiHindu Holiday 
Aug 15TuesdayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 25FridayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday 
Aug 28MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon local holidayENG, NIR, WAL
Sep 2SaturdayEid ul AdhaMuslim 
Sep 20WednesdayNavaratriHindu Holiday 
Sep 21ThursdayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 22FridayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim 
Sep 22FridaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 30SaturdayDussehraHindu Holiday 
Sep 30SaturdayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Oct 1SundayAshuraMuslim 
Oct 4WednesdayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 5ThursdayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 11WednesdayHoshana RabbahJewish holiday 
Oct 12ThursdayShemini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Oct 13FridaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 19ThursdayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Oct 29SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 31TuesdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1WednesdayAll Saints' DayChristian 
Nov 2ThursdayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 5SundayGuy Fawkes DayObservance 
Nov 12SundayRemembrance SundayObservance 
Nov 30ThursdaySt Andrew's DayLocal Bank HolidayScotland
Dec 1FridayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid)Muslim 
Dec 3SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
Dec 8FridayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 13WednesdayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 20WednesdayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 21ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SundayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25MondayChristmas DayBank holiday 
Dec 26TuesdayBoxing DayBank holiday 
Dec 31SundayNew Year's EveObservance 

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