United Kingdom has a total of 15 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year's Day marks the start of a new year in the Gregorian calendar, the official calendar used in the United Kingdom.
|Tuesday||January 1||National holiday|
|St. David's Day
People in Wales and Welsh communities around the world celebrate the life of their patron saint, St David, and the culture of their country on St David’s Day.
Good Friday is just before Easter Sunday and is a public holiday in the United Kingdom.
|Friday||April 19||National holiday|
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ's resurrection. The Easter egg hunt is one of the most popular Easter traditions
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday. It is a bank holiday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland but not in Scotland.
|St. George's Day
St George's Day in England is a celebration of Saint George, a Christian martyr and soldier in the Roman army.
|Early May Bank Holiday
May Day, or the Early May Bank holiday, is on the first Monday of May each year.
|Monday||May 6||National holiday|
|Spring Bank Holiday
The spring bank holiday in the United Kingdom is on the last Monday of May each year.
|Monday||May 27||National holiday|
The Queen's birthday, also known as the Queen's Official Birthday, is celebrated in many Commonwealth countries around the world. It is a public holiday in countries such as Australia, New Zealand, and Gibraltar, although on different dates.
|Summer Bank Holiday
The summer bank holiday is on the first Monday of August in Scotland and the last Monday of August in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
|Monday||August 26||Common local holiday|
Halloween is an observance celebrated at the end of October by holding parties, dressing up and going 'trick-or-treating'.
|Guy Fawkes Day
Guy Fawkes' Night, or Bonfire Night, commemorates the prevention of a plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London in 1605.
The United Kingdom observes Remembrance Day to remember those who sacrificed their lives during wars and conflicts, including World War I.
Christmas Day is a holiday that traditionally celebrates Jesus Christ's birth. It is on December 25 in the United Kingdom.
|Wednesday||December 25||National holiday|
Boxing Day is a holiday in the United Kingdom that falls on December 26 each year.
|Thursday||December 26||National holiday|