United Kingdom has a total of 95 holidays in 2022. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year's Day marks the start of a new year in the Gregorian calendar, the official calendar used in the United Kingdom.
New Year's Day observed
Monday, January 3, 2022 New Year's Day marks the start of a new year in the Gregorian calendar, the official calendar used in the United Kingdom.
2nd January (substitute day)
Tuesday, January 4, 2022 January 2 is an annual bank holiday and the last day of the Hogmanay (New Year) celebrations in Scotland.
Twelfth Night
Wednesday, January 5, 2022 Twelfth Night is a observance in the United Kingdom
Epiphany
Thursday, January 6, 2022 Epiphany marks the visit of the Magi to Jesus and celebrates the revelation of God incarnate as Jesus Christ.
Orthodox Christmas Day
Friday, January 7, 2022 Orthodox Christians in the United Kingdom celebrate the Nativity of Christ (Jesus' birth) on the Orthodox Christmas Day.
Orthodox New Year
Friday, January 14, 2022 Orthodox Christians in the United Kingdom mark the start of a new calendar year on either January 1 or 14 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)
Monday, January 17, 2022 Tu B’Shevat is known as the “New Year for Trees”, is one of the four Jewish New Years.
Burns Night
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Burns Night celebrates the life and work of Robert Burns and Scottish culture in general. It is on or around January 25 each year.
Chinese New Year
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Chinese New Year in the United Kingdom (UK) marks the start of the New Year in the Chinese calendar.
Valentine's Day
Monday, February 14, 2022 Valentine’s Day is celebrated in the UK as a day of love and falls on February 14 every year.
Maha Shivaratri
Monday, February 28, 2022 Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu holiday in the United Kingdom
Isra and Mi'raj
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Isra and Mi'raj marks the night when the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven, and returned.
St. David's Day
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 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.
Carnival / Shrove Tuesday
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Shrove Tuesday is also known as Pancake Tuesday in the United Kingdom.
Carnival / Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 Ash Wednesday is a Christian observance in the United Kingdom. It is the first day of Lent.
Purim
Thursday, March 17, 2022 Purim commemorates a time when Jewish people were saved from death around the fourth century BCE, according to the Book of Esther.
St Patrick's Day
Thursday, March 17, 2022 St Patrick's Day remembers the life and deeds of St Patrick, one of Ireland's patron saints. It also celebrates Irish culture.
Holi
Friday, March 18, 2022 Holi is a spring festival of colors celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and others. It celebrates the triumph of good over evil and the upcoming season of spring. The festival can last up to sixteen days.
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in the United Kingdom (London)
Mothering Sunday
Sunday, March 27, 2022 Mothering Sunday, or Mother's Day, is traditionally a day to visit your mother church. It is now an occasion to bring gifts to your own mother.
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday, March 27, 2022 Daylight Saving Time starts in the United Kingdom
Ramadan Start
Sunday, April 3, 2022 Muslims in the United Kingdom welcome Ramadan as a period of fasting, self-evaluation, and spiritual growth.
Palm Sunday
Sunday, April 10, 2022 Palm Sunday in the United Kingdom celebrates Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem. It is also the Sunday before Easter Sunday.
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 14, 2022 Many Christians in the United Kingdom celebrate Maundy Thursday on the Thursday before Good Friday.
Good Friday
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday is just before Easter Sunday and is a public holiday in the United Kingdom.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 16, 2022 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday in the United Kingdom.
First day of Passover
Saturday, April 16, 2022 Passover marks the Israelites' liberation from slavery and their exodus from Egypt around 3000 years ago.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 17, 2022 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ's resurrection. The Easter egg hunt is one of the most popular Easter traditions
Easter Monday
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday. It is a bank holiday in England, Wales and Northern Ireland but not in Scotland.
Orthodox Good Friday
Friday, April 22, 2022 Many Orthodox Christians in the United Kingdom remember the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion on Great Friday, also known as Holy Friday.
Stephen Lawrence Day
Friday, April 22, 2022 Stephen Lawrence Day is an annual observance in the UK commemorating the racially motivated murder of Stephen Lawrence.
Last day of Passover
Saturday, April 23, 2022 On the 8th and last day of Passover, Jews in the UK commemorate the Parting of the Red Sea and the Israelites' escape from Egypt.
Orthodox Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 23, 2022 Many Orthodox Christians in the United Kingdom remember Jesus Christ’s burial and his descent into Hades on Holy Saturday.
Shakespeare Day
Saturday, April 23, 2022 National Shakespeare Day, also known as Shakespeare Day, is annually held on April 23.
Orthodox Easter
Sunday, April 24, 2022 Many Orthodox Christians in the United Kingdom commemorate Jesus Christ’s resurrection on Easter Day, also known as Pascha.
Orthodox Easter Monday
Monday, April 25, 2022 Many Orthodox churches in the United Kingdom observe Easter Monday on the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday date.
St. George's Day
Monday, April 25, 2022 St George's Day in England is a celebration of Saint George, a Christian martyr and soldier in the Roman army.
Yom HaShoah
Thursday, April 28, 2022 Yom Hashoah, held on the 27th day of the month of Nisan, remembers the Holocaust victims who died during World War II.
Laylatul Qadr (Night of Power)
Thursday, April 28, 2022 Laylatul Qadr, the Night of Power, is the holiest day of the Islamic calendar year.
Early May Bank Holiday
Monday, May 2, 2022 May Day, or the Early May Bank holiday, is on the first Monday of May each year.
Eid ul Fitr
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Eid ul-Fitr is a Muslim celebration that marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan.
Yom HaAtzmaut
Thursday, May 5, 2022 Celebrated on the fifth day of the Jewish month of Iyar, Yom Ha’Atzmaut is Israel’s Independence Day.
Lag B'Omer
Thursday, May 19, 2022 Jewish people observe Lag BaOmer on the 18th day of the month of Iyar in the Jewish calendar.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 26, 2022 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter and commemorates Jesus Christ’s ascension into heaven, according to Christian belief.
Spring Bank Holiday
Thursday, June 2, 2022 The spring bank holiday in the United Kingdom is on the last Monday of May each year.
Queen's Platinum Jubilee
Friday, June 3, 2022 Queen's Platinum Jubilee is a bank holiday in the United Kingdom
Pentecost
Sunday, June 5, 2022 Many Christians in the United Kingdom observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
Shavuot
Sunday, June 5, 2022 Shavuot, also known as the Festival of Weeks, is one of three major Jewish festivals celebrated among Jewish people in the UK.
Whit Monday
Monday, June 6, 2022 Whit Monday is a Christian observance also known as Pentecost Monday. It is the day after Pentecost, or Whitsunday.
Queen's Birthday
Saturday, June 11, 2022 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.
Trinity Sunday
Sunday, June 12, 2022 Trinity Sunday, which is the first Sunday after Pentecost, is a Christian feast that is observed in many churches in the United Kingdom.
Corpus Christi
Thursday, June 16, 2022 Corpus Christi is a Christian observance that honors the Holy Eucharist.
Father's Day
Sunday, June 19, 2022 Father's Day in the United Kingdom honors fathers and celebrates fatherhood.
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in the United Kingdom (London)
Windrush Day
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 Windrush Day is an annual observance in the UK honoring the British Caribbean community.
Eid ul Adha
Sunday, July 10, 2022 Eid ul-Adha is an Islamic festival to remember Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son to God.
Battle of the Boyne
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 Orangemen's Day is a bank holiday in Northern Ireland to commemorate the Battle of the Boyne.
Muharram/Islamic New Year
Saturday, July 30, 2022 The first day of Muharram, which is the first month in the Islamic calendar, marks the Islamic New Year.
Summer Bank Holiday
Monday, August 1, 2022 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.
Tisha B'Av
Sunday, August 7, 2022 Tisha B’Av is a Jewish day of mourning, which falls on the ninth day of the month of Av in the Jewish calendar.
Ashura
Monday, August 8, 2022 On Ashura, many Muslims commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Husayn ibn Ali.
Raksha Bandhan
Thursday, August 11, 2022 Raksha Bandhan is a Hindu holiday in the United Kingdom
Assumption of Mary
Monday, August 15, 2022 The feast of the Dormition or Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is celebrated by some Christian denominations in the United Kingdom on August 15.
Summer Bank Holiday
Monday, August 29, 2022 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.
Ganesh Chaturthi
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu holiday in the United Kingdom
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in the United Kingdom (London)
Navaratri
Monday, September 26, 2022 Navaratri is a Hindu holiday in the United Kingdom
Rosh Hashana
Monday, September 26, 2022 Rosh Hashanah, also spelled Rosh Hashana, is commonly known as the Jewish New Year.
Feast of St Francis of Assisi
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 Many churches in the United Kingdom celebrate the Feast of St Francis of Assisi to honor St Francis, the patron saint of animals and the environment, on October 4 each year.
Dussehra
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 Dussehra is a Hindu holiday in the United Kingdom
Yom Kippur
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 Yom Kippur is arguably the holiest of the Jewish holidays. It is celebrated in October or November.
Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)
Saturday, October 8, 2022 Milad un Nabi, also called Mawlid, marks the birthday of prophet Muhammad.
First day of Sukkot
Monday, October 10, 2022 Sukkot is a Jewish holiday lasting 7 days. It begins on the 15th of Tishrei, which falls into September or October.
Hoshana Rabbah
Sunday, October 16, 2022 Jewish people in the UK celebrate Hoshana Rabbah, also spelled Hoshana Raba, on the last day of the Sukkot festival.
Shemini Atzeret
Monday, October 17, 2022 Shemini Atzeret, also spelled Shmini Atzeret, is a joyous Jewish holiday that immediately follows the Sukkot festival.
Simchat Torah
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Simchat Torah (Simchas Torah or Simhat Torah) is a Jewish holiday that celebrates the completion of the annual reading of the Torah.
Diwali/Deepavali
Monday, October 24, 2022 Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year.
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday, October 30, 2022 Daylight Saving Time ends in the United Kingdom
Halloween
Monday, October 31, 2022 Halloween is an observance celebrated at the end of October by holding parties, dressing up and going 'trick-or-treating'.
All Saints' Day
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 Many Christians in the United Kingdom observe All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day, each year.
All Souls' Day
Wednesday, November 2, 2022 All Souls’ Day is observed among some Christian communities in the United Kingdom on November 2 each year.
Guy Fawkes Day
Saturday, November 5, 2022 Guy Fawkes' Night, or Bonfire Night, commemorates the prevention of a plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament in London in 1605.
Remembrance Sunday
Sunday, November 13, 2022 The United Kingdom observes Remembrance Day to remember those who sacrificed their lives during wars and conflicts, including World War I.
First Sunday of Advent
Sunday, November 27, 2022 The first Sunday in Advent is the start of the liturgical or church year for many Christians as well as the Christmas season for people in the United Kingdom (UK).
St Andrew's Day
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 St Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland and St Andrew's Day is a bank holiday in Scotland.
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Thursday, December 8, 2022 The Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the conception of Mary, mother of Jesus Christ, on December 8 each year.
First Day of Hanukkah
Monday, December 19, 2022 Jewish people around the world celebrate Hanukkah to commemorate an event traditionally termed the miracle of the cruse of oil.
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in the United Kingdom (London)
Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 24, 2022 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day. It is not a public holiday in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is a holiday that traditionally celebrates Jesus Christ's birth. It is on December 25 in the United Kingdom.
Last day of Hanukkah
Monday, December 26, 2022 The eighth and last day of Hanukkah marks the end of a period in which Jews commemorate the miracle of the cruse of oil.
Boxing Day
Monday, December 26, 2022 Boxing Day is a holiday in the United Kingdom that falls on December 26 each year.
Substitute Bank Holiday for Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 27, 2022 December 27 is a bank holiday in the United Kingdom only in some years, depending on which day Christmas Day or Boxing Day occur.
New Year's Eve
Saturday, December 31, 2022 New Year's Eve, or Hogmanay in Scotland, is the last day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.