Holidays in United Kingdom 2018

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United Kingdom Holidays and Observances in 2018

DateWeekdayNameHoliday Type
Jan 1MondayNew Year’s DayBank holiday
Jan 2Tuesday2nd JanuaryLocal Bank Holiday
Jan 6SaturdayEpiphanyChristian
Jan 7SundayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox
Jan 14SundayOrthodox New YearOrthodox
Jan 25ThursdayBurns NightLocal observance
Jan 31WednesdayTu B’Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday
Feb 13TuesdayMaha ShivaratriHindu Holiday
Feb 13TuesdayCarnival/Shrove TuesdayChristian
Feb 14WednesdayCarnival/Ash WednesdayChristian
Feb 14WednesdayValentine’s DayObservance
Feb 16FridayChinese New YearObservance
Mar 1ThursdayPurimJewish holiday
Mar 1ThursdaySt. David’s DayObservance
Mar 2FridayHoliHindu Holiday
Mar 11SundayMothering SundayObservance
Mar 17SaturdaySt Patrick’s DayLocal Bank Holiday
Mar 19MondaySt Patrick’s Day observedLocal Bank Holiday
Mar 20TuesdayMarch equinoxSeason
Mar 25SundayPalm SundayChristian
Mar 29ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian
Mar 30FridayGood FridayBank holiday
Mar 31SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian
Mar 31SaturdayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday
Apr 1SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian
Apr 2MondayEaster MondayCommon Local Holidays
Apr 2MondayEaster MondayObservance
Apr 6FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox
Apr 7SaturdayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday
Apr 7SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox
Apr 8SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox
Apr 9MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox
Apr 11WednesdayYom HaShoahJewish commemoration
Apr 13FridayIsra and Mi’rajMuslim
Apr 19ThursdayYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday
Apr 23MondaySt. George’s DayObservance
Apr 23MondayShakespeare DayObservance
May 3ThursdayLag B’OmerJewish holiday
May 7MondayEarly May Bank HolidayBank holiday
May 10ThursdayAscension DayChristian
May 16WednesdayRamadan startMuslim
May 20SundayPentecostChristian
May 20SundayShavuotJewish holiday
May 21MondayWhit MondayChristian
May 27SundayTrinity SundayChristian
May 28MondaySpring Bank HolidayBank holiday
May 31ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian
Jun 9SaturdayQueen’s BirthdayObservance
Jun 10SundayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim
Jun 15FridayEid ul FitrMuslim
Jun 17SundayFather’s DayObservance
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 12ThursdayBattle of the BoyneLocal Bank Holiday
Jul 22SundayTisha B’AvJewish holiday
Aug 6MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon Local Holidays
Aug 15WednesdayAssumption of MaryChristian
Aug 22WednesdayEid ul AdhaMuslim
Aug 26SundayRaksha BandhanHindu Holiday
Aug 27MondaySummer Bank HolidayCommon Local Holidays
Sep 2SundayJanmashtamiHindu Holiday
Sep 10MondayRosh HashanaJewish holiday
Sep 12WednesdayGanesh ChaturthiHindu Holiday
Sep 12WednesdayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim
Sep 19WednesdayYom KippurJewish holiday
Sep 23SundaySeptember equinoxSeason
Sep 24MondayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday
Sep 30SundayHoshana RabbahJewish holiday
Oct 1MondayShemini AtzeretJewish holiday
Oct 2TuesdaySimchat TorahJewish holiday
Oct 4ThursdayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian
Oct 9TuesdayNavaratriHindu Holiday
Oct 18ThursdayDussehraHindu Holiday
Oct 28SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change
Oct 31WednesdayHalloweenObservance
Nov 1ThursdayAll Saints’ DayChristian
Nov 2FridayAll Souls’ DayChristian
Nov 5MondayGuy Fawkes DayObservance
Nov 7WednesdayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance
Nov 11SundayRemembrance SundayObservance
Nov 21WednesdayProphet’s BirthdayMuslim
Nov 30FridaySt Andrew’s DayLocal Bank Holiday
Dec 2SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance
Dec 3MondayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday
Dec 8SaturdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian
Dec 10MondayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24MondayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25TuesdayChristmas DayBank holiday
Dec 26WednesdayBoxing DayBank holiday
Dec 31MondayNew Year’s EveObservance