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Holidays and Observances in United Kingdom in 2023

Holidays and Observances in United Kingdom in 2023

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayBank Holiday 
Jan 2MondayNew Year's Day observedBank Holiday 
Jan 3Tuesday2nd January (substitute day)Local Bank HolidayScotland
Jan 5ThursdayTwelfth NightObservance, Christian 
Jan 6FridayEpiphanyObservance, Christian 
Jan 7SaturdayOrthodox Christmas DayObservance, Orthodox 
Jan 14SaturdayOrthodox New YearObservance, Orthodox 
Jan 22SundayLunar New YearObservance 
Jan 25WednesdayBurns NightLocal ObservationScotland
Feb 6MondayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish Holiday 
Feb 14TuesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 18SaturdayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday 
Feb 18SaturdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Feb 21TuesdayCarnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayObservance, Christian 
Feb 22WednesdayCarnival / Ash WednesdayObservance, Christian 
Mar 1WednesdaySt. David's DayLocal ObservationWales
Mar 7TuesdayPurimJewish Holiday 
Mar 17FridaySt Patrick's DayLocal Bank HolidayNIR
Mar 19SundayMother's DayObservance 
Mar 20MondayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 23ThursdayRamadan Start (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Mar 26SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 2SundayPalm SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 6ThursdayMaundy ThursdayObservance, Christian 
Apr 6ThursdayFirst day of PassoverJewish Holiday 
Apr 7FridayGood FridayBank Holiday 
Apr 8SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance, Christian 
Apr 9SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 10MondayEaster MondayCommon Local HolidayENG, NIR, WAL
Apr 10MondayEaster MondayLocal ObservationScotland
Apr 13ThursdayLast day of PassoverJewish Holiday 
Apr 14FridayOrthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox 
Apr 15SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox 
Apr 16SundayOrthodox EasterObservance, Orthodox 
Apr 17MondayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim 
Apr 17MondayOrthodox Easter MondayObservance, Orthodox 
Apr 18TuesdayYom HaShoahJewish Commemoration 
Apr 22SaturdayEid ul Fitr (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Apr 22SaturdayStephen Lawrence DayObservance 
Apr 23SundaySt. George's DayObservance, Christian 
Apr 23SundaySt. George's DayObservance 
Apr 23SundayShakespeare DayObservance 
Apr 26WednesdayYom HaAtzmautJewish Holiday 
May 1MondayEarly May Bank HolidayBank Holiday 
May 9TuesdayLag B'OmerJewish Holiday 
May 18ThursdayAscension DayObservance, Christian 
May 26FridayShavuotJewish Holiday 
May 28SundayPentecostObservance, Christian 
May 29MondayWhit MondayObservance, Christian 
May 29MondaySpring Bank HolidayBank Holiday 
Jun 4SundayTrinity SundayObservance, Christian 
Jun 8ThursdayCorpus ChristiObservance, Christian 
Jun 10SaturdayQueen's BirthdayObservance 
Jun 18SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 22ThursdayWindrush DayObservance 
Jun 29ThursdayEid al-Adha (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Jul 12WednesdayBattle of the BoyneLocal Bank HolidayNIR
Jul 19WednesdayMuharram/Islamic New Year (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Jul 27ThursdayTisha B'AvJewish Holiday 
Jul 28FridayAshura (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Aug 7MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon Local HolidayScotland
Aug 15TuesdayAssumption of MaryObservance, Christian 
Aug 28MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon Local HolidayENG, NIR, WAL
Sep 6WednesdayJanmashtami (Smarta)Hindu Holiday 
Sep 7ThursdayJanmashtamiHindu Holiday 
Sep 16SaturdayRosh HashanaJewish Holiday 
Sep 23SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 25MondayYom KippurJewish Holiday 
Sep 27WednesdayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid) (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Sep 30SaturdayFirst day of SukkotJewish Holiday 
Oct 4WednesdayFeast of St Francis of AssisiObservance, Christian 
Oct 6FridayHoshana RabbahJewish Holiday 
Oct 7SaturdayShemini AtzeretJewish Holiday 
Oct 8SundaySimchat TorahJewish Holiday 
Oct 29SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 31TuesdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1WednesdayAll Saints' DayObservance, Christian 
Nov 2ThursdayAll Souls' DayObservance, Christian 
Nov 5SundayGuy Fawkes DayObservance 
Nov 12SundayDiwali/DeepavaliHindu Holiday 
Nov 12SundayRemembrance SundayObservance 
Nov 30ThursdaySt Andrew's DayLocal Bank HolidayScotland
Dec 3SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance, Christian 
Dec 8FridayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionObservance, Christian 
Dec 8FridayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish Holiday 
Dec 15FridayLast day of HanukkahJewish Holiday 
Dec 22FridayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SundayChristmas EveObservance, Christian 
Dec 25MondayChristmas DayBank Holiday 
Dec 26TuesdayBoxing DayBank Holiday 
Dec 31SundayNew Year's EveObservance 

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