National Holidays and Festivals in United Kingdom - 2013

January
1   -   New Year's Day (Public)
2   -   2nd January (Scotland) (Local)
6   -   Epiphany (Christian)
7   -   Orthodox Christmas Day (Orthodox)
14   -   Orthodox New Year (Orthodox)
24   -   Prophet's Birthday (Muslim)
25   -   Burns' Night (Scotland) (Local Observance)
26   -   Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day) (Jewish)
February
10   -   Chinese New Year (Observance)
12   -   Carnival/Shrove Tuesday (Christian)
13   -   Carnival/Ash Wednesday (Christian)
14   -   Valentine's Day (Observance)
24   -   Purim (Jewish)
March
1   -   St. David's Day (Wales) (Local)
10   -   Mothering Sunday (Observance)
17   -   St Patricks Day (Northern Ireland) (Local)
18   -   St Patricks Day observed (Northern Ireland) (Local)
20   -   March equinox (Season)
24   -   Palm Sunday (Christian)
26   -   First day of Passover (Jewish)
28   -   Maundy Thursday (Christian)
29   -   Good Friday (Public)
30   -   Holy Saturday (Christian)
31   -   Easter Sunday (Public)
31   -   Daylight Saving Time starts (Seasonal)
April
1   -   Easter Monday (England, Northern Ireland, Wales) (Local)
2   -   Last day of Passover (Jewish)
8   -   Yom HaShoah (Jewish)
16   -   Yom HaAtzmaut (Jewish)
23   -   St. George's Day (England) (Local)
23   -   Shakespeare Day (Observance)
28   -   Lag B'Omer (Jewish)
May
3   -   Orthodox Good Friday (Orthodox)
4   -   Orthodox Holy Saturday (Orthodox)
5   -   Orthodox Easter (Orthodox)
6   -   Early May Bank Holiday (Public)
6   -   Orthodox Easter Monday (Orthodox)
9   -   Ascension Day (Christian)
15   -   Shavuot (Jewish)
19   -   Pentecost (Christian)
20   -   Whit Monday (Christian)
26   -   Trinity Sunday (Christian)
27   -   Spring Bank Holiday (Public)
30   -   Corpus Christi (Christian)
June
6   -   Isra and Mi'raj (Muslim)
16   -   Father's Day (Observance)
21   -   June Solstice (Season)
July
9   -   Ramadan begins (Muslim)
12   -   Orangemen's Day (Northern Ireland) (Local)
16   -   Tisha B'Av (Jewish)
August
3   -   Laylat al-Qadr (Muslim)
5   -   Summer Bank Holiday (Scotland) (Local)
8   -   Eid-al-Fitr (Muslim)
15   -   Assumption of Mary (Christian)
26   -   Summer Bank Holiday (England, Northern Ireland, Wales) (Local)
September
5   -   Rosh Hashana (Jewish)
14   -   Yom Kippur (Jewish)
19   -   First day of Sukkot (Jewish)
22   -   September equinox (Seasonal)
25   -   Last day of Sukkot (Jewish)
26   -   Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah (Jewish)
October
4   -   Feast of St Francis of Assisi (Christian)
15   -   Eid-al-Adha (Muslim)
27   -   Daylight Saving Time ends (Seasonal)
31   -   Halloween (Observance)
November
1   -   All Saints' Day (Christian)
2   -   All Souls' Day (Christian)
3   -   Diwali/Deepavali (Observance)
5   -   Guy Fawkes Day (Observance)
5   -   Muharram/Islamic New Year (Muslim)
28   -   First Day of Hanukkah (Jewish)
30   -   St Andrew's Day (Scotland) (Local)
December
1   -   First Sunday of Advent (Observance)
2   -   St Andrew's Day observed (Scotland) (Local)
5   -   Last day of Hanukkah (Jewish)
8   -   Feast of the Immaculate Conception (Christian)
21   -   December Solstice (Season)
24   -   Christmas Eve (Observance)
25   -   Christmas Day (Public)
26   -   Boxing Day (Public)
31   -   New Year's Eve (Observance)

 

 




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