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Holidays and Observances in United Kingdom in 2021

Holidays and Observances in United Kingdom in 2021

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayBank Holiday 
Jan 4Monday2nd January (substitute day)Local Bank HolidayScotland
Jan 5TuesdayTwelfth NightObservance, Christian 
Jan 6WednesdayEpiphanyObservance, Christian 
Jan 7ThursdayOrthodox Christmas DayObservance, Orthodox 
Jan 14ThursdayOrthodox New YearObservance, Orthodox 
Jan 25MondayBurns NightLocal ObservationScotland
Jan 28ThursdayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish Holiday 
Feb 12FridayLunar New YearObservance 
Feb 14SundayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 16TuesdayCarnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayObservance, Christian 
Feb 17WednesdayCarnival / Ash WednesdayObservance, Christian 
Feb 26FridayPurimJewish Holiday 
Mar 1MondaySt. David's DayLocal ObservationWales
Mar 11ThursdayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday 
Mar 11ThursdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Mar 14SundayMother's DayObservance 
Mar 17WednesdaySt Patrick's DayLocal Bank HolidayNIR
Mar 20SaturdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 28SundayPalm SundayObservance, Christian 
Mar 28SundayFirst day of PassoverJewish Holiday 
Mar 28SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 29MondayHoliHindu Holiday 
Apr 1ThursdayMaundy ThursdayObservance, Christian 
Apr 2FridayGood FridayBank Holiday 
Apr 3SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance, Christian 
Apr 4SundayLast day of PassoverJewish Holiday 
Apr 4SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 5MondayEaster MondayLocal ObservationScotland
Apr 5MondayEaster MondayCommon Local HolidayENG, NIR, WAL
Apr 8ThursdayYom HaShoahJewish Commemoration 
Apr 13TuesdayRamadan StartMuslim 
Apr 15ThursdayYom HaAtzmautJewish Holiday 
Apr 22ThursdayStephen Lawrence DayObservance 
Apr 23FridaySt. George's DayObservance 
Apr 23FridaySt. George's DayObservance, Christian 
Apr 23FridayShakespeare DayObservance 
Apr 30FridayLag B'OmerJewish Holiday 
Apr 30FridayOrthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox 
May 1SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox 
May 2SundayOrthodox EasterObservance, Orthodox 
May 3MondayOrthodox Easter MondayObservance, Orthodox 
May 3MondayEarly May Bank HolidayBank Holiday 
May 8SaturdayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim 
May 13ThursdayAscension DayObservance, Christian 
May 13ThursdayEid ul FitrMuslim 
May 17MondayShavuotJewish Holiday 
May 23SundayPentecostObservance, Christian 
May 24MondayWhit MondayObservance, Christian 
May 30SundayTrinity SundayObservance, Christian 
May 31MondaySpring Bank HolidayBank Holiday 
Jun 3ThursdayCorpus ChristiObservance, Christian 
Jun 12SaturdayQueen's BirthdayObservance 
Jun 20SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21MondayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 22TuesdayWindrush DayObservance 
Jul 12MondayBattle of the BoyneLocal Bank HolidayNIR
Jul 18SundayTisha B'AvJewish Holiday 
Jul 20TuesdayEid al-AdhaMuslim 
Jul 21WednesdayEid al-AdhaMuslim 
Aug 2MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon Local HolidayScotland
Aug 10TuesdayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim 
Aug 15SundayAssumption of MaryObservance, Christian 
Aug 19ThursdayAshuraMuslim 
Aug 22SundayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday 
Aug 30MondayJanmashtami (Smarta)Hindu Holiday 
Aug 30MondayJanmashtamiHindu Holiday 
Aug 30MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon Local HolidayENG, NIR, WAL
Sep 7TuesdayRosh HashanaJewish Holiday 
Sep 10FridayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday 
Sep 16ThursdayYom KippurJewish Holiday 
Sep 21TuesdayFirst day of SukkotJewish Holiday 
Sep 22WednesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 27MondayHoshana RabbahJewish Holiday 
Sep 28TuesdayShemini AtzeretJewish Holiday 
Sep 29WednesdaySimchat TorahJewish Holiday 
Oct 4MondayFeast of St Francis of AssisiObservance, Christian 
Oct 7ThursdayNavaratriHindu Holiday 
Oct 14ThursdayDussehraHindu Holiday 
Oct 19TuesdayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid)Muslim 
Oct 31SundayHalloweenObservance 
Oct 31SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 1MondayAll Saints' DayObservance, Christian 
Nov 2TuesdayAll Souls' DayObservance, Christian 
Nov 4ThursdayDiwali/DeepavaliHindu Holiday 
Nov 5FridayGuy Fawkes DayObservance 
Nov 14SundayRemembrance SundayObservance 
Nov 28SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance, Christian 
Nov 29MondayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish Holiday 
Nov 30TuesdaySt Andrew's DayLocal Bank HolidayScotland
Dec 6MondayLast day of HanukkahJewish Holiday 
Dec 8WednesdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionObservance, Christian 
Dec 21TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24FridayChristmas EveObservance, Christian 
Dec 25SaturdayChristmas DayBank Holiday 
Dec 26SundayBoxing DayBank Holiday 
Dec 27MondaySubstitute Bank Holiday for Christmas DayBank Holiday 
Dec 28TuesdaySubstitute Bank Holiday for Boxing DayBank Holiday 
Dec 31FridayNew Year's EveObservance 

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