For uk holidays, people are more likely to book travel or. Despite these significant events, the findings from our. Bank holiday sales is dedicated in finding all of the best bank holiday sales and displaying them in one easy to use place. Check with your school, as schools may vary some of these dates. In 2017, some banks observed january 20, inauguration day, as an eleventh bank holiday for the year.
Public or local holidays, on the other hand, are determined by local authorities and can differ between areas. The following is a guide to the bank holidays in the uk england, wales, scotland and northern ireland. Bank and public holidays 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. Holiday calendar holidays and oneoff events are a great excuse for getting the kids involved in crafts, colouring, projects and themed learning activities.
Easter, christmas, may day, spring bank holiday, whitsun bank holiday monday and so on have been nonworking days for many years, though increasingly people do work on these days. There is no official name for the spring bank holiday. A date marked with an asterisk or a is in lieu of, or a substitute for, the actual bank holiday should it fall on a weekend. England and wales bank holiday dates 2016 2017 2018. Term dates and school holidays pembrokeshire county council. Inauguration day, a holiday every four years designated by congress, is generally only recognized as a holiday by government employees and certain businesses in washington, d. The list of bank holidays below is not a comprehensive list of. List of bank holidays and public holidays in the uk for the year 2018 from january till december with date and weekday. It was introduced in 1971 after a 5 year trial period. The next set of public holidays falls on easter weekend. In england and wales there are 8 official bank holidays, in scotland there are 9 and in northern ireland, people enjoy 10 public holidays. These holidays were first officially observed when the 1871 bank holidays act designated specific public holidays in england, wales, ireland and scotland today, the main statute that defines holidays is the banking and financial dealings act 1971.
Whether planning a special occasion or just booking a trip it is always good to know when forthcoming bank holidays fall. A roundup of the best bank holiday and halfterm activities and events. A full list of bank holidays in the uk for 2016 and the difference between a bank holiday and a public holiday explained. Click on the link below each month to view the craft events. Public holidays, or bank holidays, were first established in the uk by the bank holidays. Topping the table with an enviable 18 bank holidays per year are india and colombia.
For holidays falling on saturday, most of the bank branches will be open the preceding friday. Comprehensive list of bank public holidays that are celebrated in united kingdom during 2017 with dates and information on the origin and meaning of holidays. Please note the days listed below do not include saturdays and sundays during the holiday. Not a public holiday government holiday office holidays provides calendars with dates and information on public holidays and bank holidays in key countries around the world. Spring bank holiday 2016 uk when is spring bank holiday. Extra bank holiday in may 2020 on 24 september 2019, the states assembly agreed that both monday 4 may 2020 and friday 8 may 2020 would be bank holidays in jersey to help celebrate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of jersey. Phases of the moon are calculated using local time in london. Public holidays, observed throughout the united kingdom, are required holidays when most businesses and nonessential services close down. National holidays provide coach holidays and short breaks across the uk, ireland and europe. Lag bomer jewish people observe lag baomer on the 18th day of the month of iyar in the jewish calendar. Unfortunately for those of us in the united kingdom, we rank second from bottom, ahead of only mexico, for state bank holidays at just 8 per year.
All of the days below are bank holidays where the majority of shops and banks are closed. The tables below shows a collection of important dates in the uk calendar. Scottish bank holidays are set by scottish ministers and are the same across the whole of scotland. If you are only interested in one type of event use the filter. If a bank holiday is on a weekend, a substitute weekday becomes a bank holiday, normally the following monday. School development days occur at the beginning of terms 1, 2 and 3 and the last two days of the school year. In 2017, veterans day november 11 th falls on saturday. Legally defined holidays, analogous to public holidays in many other countries, are usually called bank holidays in the united kingdom, but can also be referred to as public holidays. This page summarizes the official public holidays in barcelona. So, mark your calendar for 2018 now to make the most of the uk s regrettably sparse bank holiday calendar. Uk bank holidays 2017 the ultimate public holiday guide. We also counting the number of days or weeks until the bank holidays 2018 in uk.
Scottish bank holiday dates, including information on st andrews day. New dates just announced 621 san antonio, tx 623 kansas city, mo 625 st. Add holidays to your calendar in outlook for windows. Uk bank holidays in 2017 a list of bank holidays in england, wales, scotland and northern ireland in 2017. So you can download and print this 2016 calendar that shows 2016 bank holiday dates and 2016 public holiday dates. Past bank holidays in northern ireland 2017 26 december.
In 2017, new years day january 1 st falls on sunday. You may need to plan holidays, breaks away or want to know dates when children wont be in school due to bank holidays. Find out when the uk bank holidays are for this year 2012 and future years. England, scotland, wales and northern ireland have slightly different sets of bank holidays. Discover upcoming public holiday dates for england and start planning to make the most of your time off. All bank holidays 2019 in the uk new years day 2nd january st patricks day good friday, easter early may bank holiday spring bank holiday battle of the boyne summer bank holiday st andrews day christmas day boxing day. School term dates the department of education sets the term and school holiday dates for all nsw public schools. When are the bank holidays in 2016 and how many are there. Additional days have been allocated for special events, such as royal. Good friday on 14 april and easter monday on 17 april, this is considerably later than 2016. All 2016 holidays of the uk are listed in the table below. List of bank holidays uk 2018 include national and local holidays for england, wales, northern ireland and scotland. All bank holidays 2017 in the uk new years day 2nd january st patricks day good friday, easter early may bank holiday spring bank holiday battle of the boyne summer bank holiday st andrew s day christmas day boxing day.
Christmas day substitute day tuesday, 27 december 2016. Uk bank and public holidays 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. You can add 2020 2021 holidays of any country and the week number to your calendar while generating it. The year 2016 is a leap year, with 366 days in total. Uk holidays which are uk bank holidays such as bank holiday monday, the christmas bank holiday, may bank holiday and august bank holiday are public holidays called bank holidays in uk. Tuesday, 3rd january 2017 new year substitute for sun, 1st jan 2017 note. A roundup of the best bank holiday and halfterm activities and events taking place across britain. Bank holidays in united kingdom in 2017 office holidays. In our online calendar section, monthly calendar and yearly calendar can be generated with some very useful options. Bank holidays 2017 in the uk, with printable templates. Want to know when the uk bank holidays are this year.
Check the 2020 public holidays in england and wales of uk. The bank holidays are also used to enjoy a variety of breaks in the uk including staycations, this can help cut journey times when time is at a premium and help reduce travellers carbon footprint. If you are searching for a uk calendar 2018 including holidays, go to the 2018 calendar page to download. Every public holiday date for the united kingdom in 2018 is listed here, so you can start planning how to enjoy them.
Youll find lots of ideas here for nearly every holiday. Check the box for each country whose holidays you want to add to your calendar, and then click ok if a countrys or regions holidays are already added to your calendar, the box for the country is checked in the add holidays to calendar dialog box. Many of these days are also important festivals and celebrations. Calendars of public holidays and bank holidays office. Everything you need to know, from dates to how to maximise your annual leave. Misspelling wal chat, dairy planer or calandar attracts illiterates, wallies, chat room seekers and carpenters. If you click ok, the holidays are added and duplicates are created.
Within the united kingdom, there is no legal definition of what constitutes a public holiday in and it is debatable whether public holidays technically exist in scotland. Below is the holiday schedule observed by the federal reserve system. Find the 2020 holidays dates in england and wales for new years day, good friday, early may bank holiday, spring bank holiday, summer bank holiday, st andrews day, christmas day, boxing day etc. When are the christmas bank holidays in the uk for 2016.
A free calendar or kalendar 2016 download enables a good organiser to get organised whether printing in standard size or using a 3 year planners or a free year planner 2016 download. Find out when bank holidays are in england, wales, scotland and northern ireland including past and future bank holidays. Because of how christmas falls this year, youll be able to book another 10 days off while using just three days holiday. The majority of bank holidays have been and gone but the august bank holiday to mark the end of summer is just about within reach.
Holiday times around the world public holidays, national holidays and bank holidays around the world. The term public holiday is often confused with bank holidays. Public inline skating and indoor running activities return to u. The uk spring bank holiday is observed each year on the last monday of may. A bank holiday is a national public holiday in the united kingdom.351 1296 1003 1154 1070 1266 1295 2 884 559 426 1184 805 653 773 576 27 546 1320 300 48 271 1527 982 176 899 362 1055 825 684 1061 223 638 683