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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 6FridayEpiphanyChristian 
Jan 7SaturdayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 14SaturdayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 22SundayChinese New YearObservance 
Jan 25WednesdayBurns NightLocal observanceScotland
Feb 6MondayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
Feb 14TuesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 18SaturdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Feb 21TuesdayCarnival / Shrove TuesdayChristian 
Feb 22WednesdayCarnival / Ash WednesdayChristian 
Mar 1WednesdaySt. David's DayObservanceWales
Mar 7TuesdayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 17FridaySt Patrick's DayLocal Bank HolidayNIR
Mar 19SundayMothering SundayObservance 
Mar 20MondayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 23ThursdayRamadan StartMuslim 
Mar 26SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 2SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Apr 6ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Apr 6ThursdayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 7FridayGood FridayBank holiday 
Apr 8SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian 
Apr 9SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 10MondayEaster MondayCommon local holidayENG, NIR, WAL
Apr 10MondayEaster MondayObservanceScotland
Apr 13ThursdayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 14FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
Apr 15SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
Apr 16SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
Apr 17MondayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim 
Apr 17MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
Apr 18TuesdayYom HaShoahJewish commemoration 
Apr 22SaturdayEid ul FitrMuslim 
Apr 22SaturdayStephen Lawrence DayObservance 
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 DayChristian 
May 26FridayShavuotJewish holiday 
May 28SundayPentecostChristian 
May 29MondayWhit MondayChristian 
May 29MondaySpring Bank HolidayBank holiday 
Jun 4SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
Jun 8ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 10SaturdayQueen's BirthdayObservance 
Jun 18SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 22ThursdayWindrush DayObservance 
Jun 29ThursdayEid ul AdhaMuslim 
Jul 12WednesdayBattle of the BoyneLocal Bank HolidayNIR
Jul 19WednesdayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim 
Jul 27ThursdayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Jul 28FridayAshura (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Aug 7MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon local holidayScotland
Aug 15TuesdayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 28MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon local holidayENG, NIR, WAL
Sep 16SaturdayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 23SaturdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 25MondayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Sep 27WednesdayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid)Muslim 
Sep 30SaturdayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 4WednesdayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
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' DayChristian 
Nov 2ThursdayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 5SundayGuy Fawkes DayObservance 
Nov 12SundayRemembrance SundayObservance 
Nov 13MondayDiwali/DeepavaliHindu Holiday 
Nov 30ThursdaySt Andrew's DayLocal Bank HolidayScotland
Dec 3SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
Dec 8FridayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 8FridayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 15FridayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 22FridayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SundayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25MondayChristmas DayBank holiday 
Dec 26TuesdayBoxing DayBank holiday 
Dec 31SundayNew Year's EveObservance 

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