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Holidays and Observances in the United Kingdom in 2022

Holidays and Observances in the United Kingdom in 2022

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1SaturdayNew Year's DayBank Holiday 
Jan 3MondayNew Year's Day observedBank Holiday 
Jan 4Tuesday2nd January (substitute day)Local Bank HolidayScotland
Jan 5WednesdayTwelfth NightObservance, Christian 
Jan 6ThursdayEpiphanyObservance, Christian 
Jan 7FridayOrthodox Christmas DayObservance, Orthodox 
Jan 14FridayOrthodox New YearObservance, Orthodox 
Jan 17MondayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish Holiday 
Jan 25TuesdayBurns NightLocal ObservanceScotland
Feb 1TuesdayLunar New YearObservance 
Feb 14MondayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 28MondayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday 
Mar 1TuesdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Mar 1TuesdaySt. David's DayLocal ObservanceWales
Mar 1TuesdayCarnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayObservance, Christian 
Mar 2WednesdayCarnival / Ash WednesdayObservance, Christian 
Mar 17ThursdayPurimJewish Holiday 
Mar 17ThursdaySt Patrick's DayLocal Bank HolidayNIR
Mar 18FridayHoliHindu Holiday 
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 27SundayMother's DayObservance 
Mar 27SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 3SundayRamadan StartMuslim 
Apr 10SundayPalm SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 14ThursdayMaundy ThursdayObservance, Christian 
Apr 15FridayGood FridayBank Holiday 
Apr 16SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance, Christian 
Apr 16SaturdayFirst day of PassoverJewish Holiday 
Apr 17SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 18MondayEaster MondayCommon Local HolidayENG, NIR, WAL
Apr 18MondayEaster MondayLocal ObservanceScotland
Apr 22FridayOrthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox 
Apr 22FridayStephen Lawrence DayObservance 
Apr 23SaturdayLast day of PassoverJewish Holiday 
Apr 23SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox 
Apr 23SaturdaySt. George's DayLocal Observance 
Apr 23SaturdayShakespeare DayObservance 
Apr 24SundayOrthodox EasterObservance, Orthodox 
Apr 25MondayOrthodox Easter MondayObservance, Orthodox 
Apr 25MondaySt. George's DayObservance, Christian 
Apr 28ThursdayYom HaShoahJewish Commemoration 
Apr 28ThursdayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim 
May 2MondayEid ul FitrMuslim 
May 2MondayEarly May Bank HolidayBank Holiday 
May 5ThursdayYom HaAtzmautJewish Holiday 
May 19ThursdayLag B'OmerJewish Holiday 
May 26ThursdayAscension DayObservance, Christian 
Jun 2ThursdaySpring Bank HolidayBank Holiday 
Jun 3FridayQueen Elizabeth II's Platinum JubileeBank Holiday 
Jun 5SundayPentecostObservance, Christian 
Jun 5SundayShavuotJewish Holiday 
Jun 6MondayWhit MondayObservance, Christian 
Jun 11SaturdayQueen Elizabeth II's BirthdayObservance 
Jun 12SundayTrinity SundayObservance, Christian 
Jun 16ThursdayCorpus ChristiObservance, Christian 
Jun 19SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 22WednesdayWindrush DayObservance 
Jul 9SaturdayEid al-AdhaMuslim 
Jul 10SundayEid al-AdhaMuslim 
Jul 12TuesdayBattle of the BoyneLocal Bank HolidayNIR
Jul 30SaturdayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim 
Aug 1MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon Local HolidayScotland
Aug 7SundayTisha B'AvJewish Holiday 
Aug 8MondayAshuraMuslim 
Aug 11ThursdayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday 
Aug 15MondayAssumption of MaryObservance, Christian 
Aug 18ThursdayJanmashtami (Smarta)Hindu Holiday 
Aug 19FridayJanmashtamiHindu Holiday 
Aug 29MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon Local HolidayENG, NIR, WAL
Aug 30TuesdayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday 
Sep 19MondayState Funeral of Queen Elizabeth IIBank Holiday 
Sep 23FridaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 26MondayNavaratriHindu Holiday 
Sep 26MondayRosh HashanaJewish Holiday 
Oct 4TuesdayFeast of St Francis of AssisiObservance, Christian 
Oct 4TuesdayDussehraHindu Holiday 
Oct 5WednesdayYom KippurJewish Holiday 
Oct 8SaturdayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid)Muslim 
Oct 10MondayFirst day of SukkotJewish Holiday 
Oct 16SundayHoshana RabbahJewish Holiday 
Oct 17MondayShemini AtzeretJewish Holiday 
Oct 18TuesdaySimchat TorahJewish Holiday 
Oct 24MondayDiwali/DeepavaliHindu Holiday 
Oct 30SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 31MondayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1TuesdayAll Saints' DayObservance, Christian 
Nov 2WednesdayAll Souls' DayObservance, Christian 
Nov 5SaturdayGuy Fawkes DayObservance 
Nov 13SundayRemembrance SundayObservance 
Nov 27SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance, Christian 
Nov 30WednesdaySt Andrew's DayLocal Bank HolidayScotland
Dec 8ThursdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionObservance, Christian 
Dec 19MondayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish Holiday 
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveObservance, Christian 
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayBank Holiday 
Dec 26MondayLast day of HanukkahJewish Holiday 
Dec 26MondayBoxing DayBank Holiday 
Dec 27TuesdaySubstitute Bank Holiday for Christmas DayBank Holiday 
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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