UK Holidays 2018 National Holidays and Observances

UK Holidays 2018 National Holidays and Observances

List of UK Holidays 2018. All you need to know about Public Holidays and Observances in UK.

Date
Weekday
Holiday name
Holiday type
Where

Jan 1
Monday
New Year’s Day
Bank holiday

Jan 2
Tuesday
2nd January
Local holiday
Scotland

Jan 6
Saturday
Epiphany
Christian

Jan 7
Sunday
Orthodox Christmas Day
Orthodox

Jan 14
Sunday
Orthodox New Year
Orthodox

Jan 25
Thursday
Burns Night
Local observance
Scotland

Jan 31
Wednesday
Tu B’Shevat (Arbor Day)
Jewish holiday

Feb 13
Tuesday
Carnival/Shrove Tuesday
Christian

Feb 14
Wednesday
Carnival/Ash Wednesday
Christian

Feb 14
Wednesday
Valentine’s Day
Observance

Feb 16
Friday
Chinese New Year
Observance

Mar 1
Thursday
Purim
Jewish holiday

Mar 1
Thursday
St. David’s Day
Observance
Wales

Mar 11
Sunday
Mothering Sunday
Observance

Mar 17
Saturday
St Patrick’s Day
Local holiday
Northern Ireland

Mar 19
Monday
St Patrick’s Day observed
Local holiday
Northern Ireland

Mar 20
Tuesday
March equinox
Season

Mar 25
Sunday
Palm Sunday
Christian

Mar 25
Sunday
Daylight Saving Time starts
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

Mar 29
Thursday
Maundy Thursday
Christian

Mar 30
Friday
Good Friday
Public holiday

Mar 31
Saturday
Holy Saturday
Christian

Mar 31
Saturday
First day of Passover
Jewish holiday

Apr 1
Sunday
Easter Sunday
Christian

Apr 2
Monday
Easter Monday
Common Local holidays
ENG, Guernsey, Jersey, NIR, WAL

Apr 6
Friday
Orthodox Good Friday
Orthodox

Apr 7
Saturday
Last day of Passover
Jewish holiday

Apr 7
Saturday
Orthodox Holy Saturday
Orthodox

Apr 8
Sunday
Orthodox Easter
Orthodox

Apr 9
Monday
Orthodox Easter Monday
Orthodox

Apr 11
Wednesday
Yom HaShoah
Jewish holiday

Apr 13
Friday
Isra and Mi’raj
Muslim

Apr 19
Thursday
Yom HaAtzmaut
Jewish holiday

Apr 23
Monday
St. George’s Day
Observance

Apr 23
Monday
Shakespeare Day
Observance

May 3
Thursday
Lag B’Omer
Jewish holiday

May 7
Monday
Early May Bank Holiday
Bank holiday

May 9
Wednesday
Liberation Day
Local holiday
Guernsey, Jersey

May 10
Thursday
Ascension Day
Christian

May 20
Sunday
Pentecost
Christian

May 20
Sunday
Shavuot
Jewish holiday

May 21
Monday
Whit Monday
Christian

May 27
Sunday
Trinity Sunday
Christian

May 28
Monday
Spring Bank Holiday
Bank holiday

May 31
Thursday
Corpus Christi
Christian

Jun 10
Sunday
Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)
Muslim

Jun 15
Friday
Eid-al-Fitr
Muslim

Jun 17
Sunday
Father’s Day
Observance

Jun 21
Thursday
June Solstice
Season

Jul 12
Thursday
Battle of the Boyne
Local holiday
Northern Ireland

Jul 22
Sunday
Tisha B’Av
Jewish holiday

Aug 6
Monday
Summer Bank Holiday
Common Local holidays
Scotland

Aug 15
Wednesday
Assumption of Mary
Christian

Aug 22
Wednesday
Eid-al-Adha
Muslim

Aug 27
Monday
Summer Bank Holiday
Common Local holidays
ENG, Guernsey, Jersey, NIR, WAL

Sep 10
Monday
Rosh Hashana
Jewish holiday

Sep 12
Wednesday
Muharram/Islamic New Year
Muslim

Sep 19
Wednesday
Yom Kippur
Jewish holiday

Sep 23
Sunday
September equinox
Season

Sep 24
Monday
First day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday

Sep 30
Sunday
Last day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday

Oct 1
Monday
Shmini Atzeret
Jewish holiday

Oct 2
Tuesday
Simchat Torah
Jewish holiday

Oct 4
Thursday
Feast of St Francis of Assisi
Christian

Oct 28
Sunday
Daylight Saving Time ends
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time

Oct 31
Wednesday
Halloween
Observance

Nov 1
Thursday
All Saints’ Day
Christian

Nov 2
Friday
All Souls’ Day
Christian

Nov 5
Monday
Guy Fawkes Day
Observance

Nov 7
Wednesday
Diwali/Deepavali
Observance

Nov 11
Sunday
Remembrance Sunday
Observance

Nov 21
Wednesday
Prophet’s Birthday
Muslim

Nov 30
Friday
St Andrew’s Day
Local holiday
Scotland

Dec 2
Sunday
First Sunday of Advent
Observance

Dec 3
Monday
First Day of Hanukkah
Jewish holiday

Dec 8
Saturday
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Christian

Dec 10
Monday
Last day of Hanukkah
Jewish holiday

Dec 21
Friday
December Solstice
Season

Dec 24
Monday
Christmas Eve
Observance

Dec 25
Tuesday
Christmas Day
Public holiday

Dec 26
Wednesday
Boxing Day
Bank holiday

Dec 31
Monday
New Year’s Eve
Observance

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