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NOTABLE DATES (U.K.) - 2015
Religious and otherwise
For UK Public/Bank Holidays - 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018
Dates given in good faith but we cannot guarantee accuracy
New Year's Day 1st January (1st/2nd Scotland) Milad Un Nabi (Prophet's birthday) 3rd January Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Ji (Nanakshahi calendar) 5th January Epiphany 6th January Burn's Night 25th January Holocaust Memorial Day 27th January
Accession of Queen Elizabeth II
6th February Parinirvana Day 8th February St. Valentine's Day 14th February Maha Shivaratri 17th February Shrove Tuesday (pancake day) 17th February Ash Wednesday 18th February Chinese New Year - Year of the Sheep 19th February St. David's Day (Wales) 1st March Purim begins 5th March Holi 6th March Commonwealth Day 9th March Mothers Day (UK) 15th March St. Patricks Day (Ireland) 17th March Palm Sunday 29th March Good Friday 3rd April Pesach - 1st day 4th April Easter Sunday 5th April Easter Monday 6th April Vaisakhi/Baisakhi (Nanakshahi calendar) 14th April Birthday of Guru Nanak (Nanakshahi calendar) 14th April Queen Elizabeth II Birthday 21st April St. Georges Day (England) 23rd April Wesak (Buddha Day) 4th May World Red Cross/Red Crescent Day 8th May Ascension Day 14th May Shavuot - 1st day 24th May Whit Sunday 24th May Spring Bank Holiday 25th May Trinity Sunday 31st May Coronation Day 2nd June Corpus Christi 4th June Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Birthday 10th June Queens Official Birthday (to be confirmed) 13th June Martydom of Guru Arjan Dev (Nanakshahi calendar) 16th June Ramadan (begins) 18th June Father's Day (UK) 21st June Prince Williams Birthday 21st June Armed Forces Day 27th June Battle of the Boyne (Northern Ireland) 12th July St. Swithin's Day 15th July Eid Ul-Fitr 18th July August Bank Holiday (Scotland) 3rd August
August Bank Holiday (England, Wales, N. Ireland)
31st August Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) 14th September International Day of Peace 21st September Yom Kippur 23rd September Eid Ul-Adha 23rd September Succoth- 1st day 28th September Navratri 1st day 13th October Al Hijra (New Year) 15th October United Nations Day 24th October Halloween 31st October Bonfire Night (Guy Fawkes) 5th November Remembrance Sunday 8th November Diwali 11th November Armistice Day 11th November
Prince of Waless Birthday
14th November Martydom of Guru Tegh Bahadur (Nanakshahi calendar) 24th November Advent Sunday 29th November
St. Andrews Day (Scotland)
Chanukah - 1st day
7th December Bodhi Day 8th December Christmas Eve 24th December Christmas Day 25th December Boxing Day (St. Stephen's Day) 26th December (public holiday 28th in lieu) New Year's Eve /Hogmanay 31st December
All dates are given in good faith but as many religious dates are based on the lunar calendar we cannot guarantee accuracy.
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