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Holidays and Observances in the United Kingdom in 2024

Holidays and Observances in the United Kingdom in 2024

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1MondayNew Year's DayBank Holiday 
Jan 2Tuesday2nd JanuaryLocal Bank HolidayScotland
Jan 5FridayTwelfth NightObservance, Christian 
Jan 6SaturdayEpiphanyObservance, Christian 
Jan 7SundayOrthodox Christmas DayObservance, Orthodox 
Jan 14SundayOrthodox New YearObservance, Orthodox 
Jan 25ThursdayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish Holiday 
Jan 25ThursdayBurns NightLocal ObservanceScotland
Feb 7WednesdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Feb 10SaturdayLunar New YearObservance 
Feb 13TuesdayCarnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayObservance, Christian 
Feb 14WednesdayCarnival / Ash WednesdayObservance, Christian 
Feb 14WednesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 1FridaySt. David's DayLocal ObservanceWales
Mar 8FridayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday 
Mar 10SundayMother's DayObservance 
Mar 11MondayRamadan StartMuslim 
Mar 17SundaySt Patrick's DayLocal Bank HolidayNIR
Mar 18MondayDay off for St Patrick's DayLocal Bank HolidayNIR
Mar 20WednesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 24SundayPalm SundayObservance, Christian 
Mar 24SundayPurimJewish Holiday 
Mar 28ThursdayMaundy ThursdayObservance, Christian 
Mar 29FridayGood FridayBank Holiday 
Mar 30SaturdayHoly SaturdayObservance, Christian 
Mar 31SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Mar 31SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 1MondayEaster MondayCommon Local HolidayENG, NIR, WAL
Apr 1MondayEaster MondayLocal ObservanceScotland
Apr 5FridayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim 
Apr 10WednesdayEid ul FitrMuslim 
Apr 22MondayStephen Lawrence DayObservance 
Apr 23TuesdayFirst day of PassoverJewish Holiday 
Apr 23TuesdaySt. George's DayLocal Observance 
Apr 23TuesdayShakespeare DayObservance 
Apr 30TuesdayLast day of PassoverJewish Holiday 
May 3FridayOrthodox Good FridayObservance, Orthodox 
May 4SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayObservance, Orthodox 
May 5SundayYom HaShoahJewish Commemoration 
May 5SundayOrthodox EasterObservance, Orthodox 
May 6MondayOrthodox Easter MondayObservance, Orthodox 
May 6MondayEarly May Bank HolidayBank Holiday 
May 9ThursdayAscension DayObservance, Christian 
May 14TuesdayYom HaAtzmautJewish Holiday 
May 19SundayPentecostObservance, Christian 
May 20MondayWhit MondayObservance, Christian 
May 26SundayTrinity SundayObservance, Christian 
May 26SundayLag B'OmerJewish Holiday 
May 27MondaySpring Bank HolidayBank Holiday 
May 30ThursdayCorpus ChristiObservance, Christian 
Jun 12WednesdayShavuotJewish Holiday 
Jun 15SaturdayKing's BirthdayObservance 
Jun 16SundayEid al-AdhaMuslim 
Jun 16SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 20ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 22SaturdayWindrush DayObservance 
Jul 8MondayMuharram/Islamic New Year (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Jul 12FridayBattle of the BoyneLocal Bank HolidayNIR
Jul 17WednesdayAshura (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Aug 5MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon Local HolidayScotland
Aug 13TuesdayTisha B'AvJewish Holiday 
Aug 15ThursdayAssumption of MaryObservance, Christian 
Aug 26MondayJanmashtami (Smarta)Hindu Holiday 
Aug 26MondayJanmashtamiHindu Holiday 
Aug 26MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon Local HolidayENG, NIR, WAL
Sep 6FridayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday 
Sep 16MondayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid) (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Sep 22SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 3ThursdayRosh HashanaJewish Holiday 
Oct 4FridayFeast of St Francis of AssisiObservance, Christian 
Oct 12SaturdayYom KippurJewish Holiday 
Oct 17ThursdayFirst day of SukkotJewish Holiday 
Oct 23WednesdayHoshana RabbahJewish Holiday 
Oct 24ThursdayShemini AtzeretJewish Holiday 
Oct 25FridaySimchat TorahJewish Holiday 
Oct 27SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 31ThursdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1FridayAll Saints' DayObservance, Christian 
Nov 1FridayDiwali/DeepavaliHindu Holiday 
Nov 2SaturdayAll Souls' DayObservance, Christian 
Nov 5TuesdayGuy Fawkes DayObservance 
Nov 10SundayRemembrance SundayObservance 
Nov 30SaturdaySt Andrew's DayLocal Bank HolidayScotland
Dec 1SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance, Christian 
Dec 2MondaySt Andrew's Day observedLocal Bank HolidayScotland
Dec 8SundayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionObservance, Christian 
Dec 21SaturdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24TuesdayChristmas EveObservance, Christian 
Dec 25WednesdayChristmas DayBank Holiday 
Dec 26ThursdayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish Holiday 
Dec 26ThursdayBoxing DayBank Holiday 
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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