United Kingdom Holidays 2016

List of United Kingdom Holidays Calendar 2016. All you need to know about Public Holidays and Observances in United Kingdom.

United Kingdom Holidays Calendar 2016 National Holidays and Observances

Date in 2016
Holiday Name
Holiday Type

Jan 1, Friday
New Year’s Day
Bank holiday

Jan 4, Monday
2nd January (substitute day)
Scotland

Jan 6, Wednesday
Epiphany
Christian

Jan 7, Thursday
Orthodox Christmas Day
Orthodox

Jan 14, Thursday
Orthodox New Year
Orthodox

Jan 25, Monday
Tu B’Shevat (Arbor Day)
Jewish holiday

Jan 25, Monday
Burns Night
Scotland

Feb 8, Monday
Chinese New Year
Observance

Feb 9, Tuesday
Carnival/Shrove Tuesday
Christian

Feb 10, Wednesday
Carnival/Ash Wednesday
Christian

Feb 14, Sunday
Valentine’s Day
Observance

Mar 1, Tuesday
St. David’s Day
Observance

Mar 6, Sunday
Mothering Sunday
Observance

Mar 17, Thursday
St Patrick’s Day
Northern Ireland

Mar 20, Sunday
Palm Sunday
Christian

Mar 20, Sunday
March equinox
Season

Mar 24, Thursday
Maundy Thursday
Christian

Mar 24, Thursday
Purim
Jewish holiday

Mar 25, Friday
Good Friday
Public holiday

Mar 26, Saturday
Holy Saturday
Christian

Mar 27, Sunday
Daylight Saving Time starts
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

Mar 27, Sunday
Easter Sunday
Christian

Mar 28, Monday
Easter Monday
ENG, Guernsey, Jersey, NIR, WAL

Apr 23, Saturday
First day of Passover
Jewish holiday

Apr 23, Saturday
St. George’s Day
Observance

Apr 23, Saturday
Shakespeare Day
Observance

Apr 29, Friday
Orthodox Good Friday
Orthodox

Apr 30, Saturday
Last day of Passover
Jewish holiday

Apr 30, Saturday
Orthodox Holy Saturday
Orthodox

May 1, Sunday
Orthodox Easter
Orthodox

May 2, Monday
Orthodox Easter Monday
Orthodox

May 2, Monday
Early May Bank Holiday
Bank holiday

May 5, Thursday
Ascension Day
Christian

May 5, Thursday
Yom HaShoah
Jewish holiday

May 5, Thursday
Isra and Mi’raj
Muslim

May 9, Monday
Liberation Day
Guernsey, Jersey

May 12, Thursday
Yom HaAtzmaut
Jewish holiday

May 15, Sunday
Pentecost
Christian

May 16, Monday
Whit Monday
Christian

May 22, Sunday
Trinity Sunday
Christian

May 26, Thursday
Corpus Christi
Christian

May 26, Thursday
Lag B’Omer
Jewish holiday

May 30, Monday
Spring Bank Holiday
Bank holiday

Jun 6, Monday
Ramadan begins
Muslim

Jun 12, Sunday
Shavuot
Jewish holiday

Jun 19, Sunday
Father’s Day
Observance

Jun 20, Monday
June Solstice
Season

Jul 2, Saturday
Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)
Muslim

Jul 7, Thursday
Eid-al-Fitr
Muslim

Jul 12, Tuesday
Battle of the Boyne
Northern Ireland

Aug 1, Monday
Summer Bank Holiday
Scotland

Aug 14, Sunday
Tisha B’Av
Jewish holiday

Aug 15, Monday
Assumption of Mary
Christian

Aug 29, Monday
Summer Bank Holiday
ENG, Guernsey, Jersey, NIR, WAL

Sep 13, Tuesday
Eid-al-Adha
Muslim

Sep 22, Thursday
September equinox
Season

Oct 3, Monday
Rosh Hashana
Jewish holiday

Oct 3, Monday
Muharram/Islamic New Year
Muslim

Oct 4, Tuesday
Feast of St Francis of Assisi
Christian

Oct 12, Wednesday
Yom Kippur
Jewish holiday

Oct 17, Monday
First day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday

Oct 23, Sunday
Last day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday

Oct 24, Monday
Shmini Atzeret
Jewish holiday

Oct 25, Tuesday
Simchat Torah
Jewish holiday

Oct 30, Sunday
Daylight Saving Time ends
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

Oct 30, Sunday
Diwali/Deepavali
Observance

Oct 31, Monday
Halloween
Observance

Nov 1, Tuesday
All Saints’ Day
Christian

Nov 2, Wednesday
All Souls’ Day
Christian

Nov 5, Saturday
Guy Fawkes Day
Observance

Nov 13, Sunday
Remembrance Sunday
Observance

Nov 27, Sunday
First Sunday of Advent
Observance

Nov 30, Wednesday
St Andrew’s Day
Scotland

Dec 8, Thursday
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Christian

Dec 12, Monday
Prophet’s Birthday
Muslim

Dec 21, Wednesday
December Solstice
Season

Dec 24, Saturday
Christmas Eve
Observance

Dec 25, Sunday
First Day of Hanukkah
Jewish holiday

Dec 25, Sunday
Christmas Day
Public holiday

Dec 26, Monday
Boxing Day
Bank holiday

Dec 27, Tuesday
Bank Holiday
Bank holiday

Dec 31, Saturday
New Year’s Eve
Observance

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