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Holidays and Observances in United Kingdom in 2018

Holidays and Observances in United Kingdom in 2018

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1MondayNew Year's DayBank holiday 
Jan 2Tuesday2nd JanuaryLocal Bank HolidayScotland
Jan 6SaturdayEpiphanyChristian 
Jan 7SundayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 14SundayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 25ThursdayBurns NightLocal observanceScotland
Jan 31WednesdayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
Feb 13TuesdayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday 
Feb 13TuesdayCarnival / Shrove TuesdayChristian 
Feb 14WednesdayCarnival / Ash WednesdayChristian 
Feb 14WednesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 16FridayChinese New YearObservance 
Mar 1ThursdayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 1ThursdaySt. David's DayObservanceWales
Mar 2FridayHoliHindu Holiday 
Mar 11SundayMothering SundayObservance 
Mar 17SaturdaySt Patrick's DayLocal Bank HolidayNorthern Ireland
Mar 19MondayDay off for St Patrick's DayLocal Bank HolidayNorthern Ireland
Mar 20TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 25SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Mar 25SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 29ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Mar 30FridayGood FridayBank holiday 
Mar 31SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian 
Mar 31SaturdayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 1SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 2MondayEaster MondayCommon local holidayENG, NIR, WAL
Apr 2MondayEaster MondayObservanceScotland
Apr 6FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
Apr 7SaturdayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 7SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
Apr 8SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
Apr 9MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
Apr 12ThursdayYom HaShoahJewish commemoration 
Apr 13FridayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Apr 19ThursdayYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday 
Apr 23MondaySt. George's DayObservance 
Apr 23MondayShakespeare DayObservance 
May 3ThursdayLag B'OmerJewish holiday 
May 7MondayEarly May Bank HolidayBank holiday 
May 10ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
May 16WednesdayRamadan StartMuslim 
May 20SundayPentecostChristian 
May 20SundayShavuotJewish holiday 
May 21MondayWhit MondayChristian 
May 27SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
May 28MondaySpring Bank HolidayBank holiday 
May 31ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 9SaturdayQueen's BirthdayObservance 
Jun 10SundayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim 
Jun 15FridayEid ul FitrMuslim 
Jun 17SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 22FridayWindrush DayObservance 
Jul 12ThursdayBattle of the BoyneLocal Bank HolidayNorthern Ireland
Jul 22SundayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Aug 6MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon local holidayScotland
Aug 15WednesdayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 21TuesdayEid ul AdhaMuslim 
Aug 26SundayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday 
Aug 27MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon local holidayENG, NIR, WAL
Sep 2SundayJanmashtamiHindu Holiday 
Sep 10MondayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 12WednesdayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim 
Sep 13ThursdayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday 
Sep 19WednesdayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Sep 21FridayAshuraMuslim 
Sep 23SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 24MondayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Sep 30SundayHoshana RabbahJewish holiday 
Oct 1MondayShemini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Oct 2TuesdaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 4ThursdayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 10WednesdayNavaratriHindu Holiday 
Oct 18ThursdayDussehraHindu Holiday 
Oct 28SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 31WednesdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1ThursdayAll Saints' DayChristian 
Nov 2FridayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 5MondayGuy Fawkes DayObservance 
Nov 7WednesdayDiwali/DeepavaliHindu Holiday 
Nov 11SundayRemembrance SundayObservance 
Nov 21WednesdayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid)Muslim 
Nov 30FridaySt Andrew's DayLocal Bank HolidayScotland
Dec 2SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
Dec 3MondayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 8SaturdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 10MondayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24MondayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25TuesdayChristmas DayBank holiday 
Dec 26WednesdayBoxing DayBank holiday 
Dec 31MondayNew Year's EveObservance 

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