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Notable dates of special days, religious holidays, celebrations and Bank holidays in 2018 in the UK.


 



NOTABLE DATES (U.K.) – 2018


Religious and otherwise



For UK Public/Bank Holidays –
2016 – 2019

Dates given in good faith but we
cannot guarantee accuracy

 

 
New Year’s Day 1st 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
Shrove Tuesday  (pancake day) 13th February
Ash Wednesday 14th February
St. Valentine’s Day 14th February
Maha
Shivratri
14th February
Chinese New Year – Year of the Dog16th
February
Purim
begins
1st March
St. David’s Day (Wales) 1st March
Holi 2nd March
Mothers Day (UK) 11th March
Commonwealth Day 12th March
St. Patrick’s Day
(Ireland)
17th March
Palm Sunday 25th March
Good Friday 30th March
Pesach – 1st day 31st March
Easter Sunday 1st
April
Easter Monday 2nd April
Vaisakhi/Baisakhi (Nanakshahi calendar) 14th April
Birthday of Guru Nanak (Nanakshahi calendar) 15th April
Queen Elizabeth II Birthday 21st April
St. George’s Day
(England)
23rd April
Wesak (Buddha
Day)
30th April
World Red
Cross/Red Crescent Day
8th May
Ascension Day 10th May
Ramadan
(begins)
16th May
Shavuot – 1st day 20th May
Whit Sunday 20th May
Trinity Sunday 27th May
Spring Bank Holiday 28th May
Corpus Christi31st
May
Coronation Day  2nd June
Queen’s Official Birthday
(to be confirmed)
9th June
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Birthday 10th June
Eid al-Fitr 15th June
Martydom of
Guru Arjan Dev (Nanakshahi calendar)
16th June
Father’s Day
(UK)
17th June
Prince William’s Birthday 21st June
Armed Forces Day 30th June
Battle
of the Boyne (Northern Ireland)
12th July
St. Swithin’s Day 15th July
August Bank Holiday (Scotland) 5th August
Eid
al-Adha
22nd August

August Bank Holiday
(England, Wales, N. Ireland)

27th August
Rosh Hashanah
(Jewish New Year)
10th September
Al
Hijra (New Year)
11th September
Yom Kippur 19th September
International
Day of Peace
21st September
Succoth- 1st day 24th September
Navratri 1st day 9th October
United Nations
Day
24th October
Halloween 31st October
Bonfire Night (Guy Fawkes) 5th November
Diwali 7th November
Remembrance Sunday 11th November
Armistice Day 11th November

Prince of Wales’s Birthday

14th November
Milad Un Nabi 20th November
Martydom of
Guru Tegh Bahadur (Nanakshahi calendar)
24th November

St. Andrew’s Day (Scotland)

30th November
Advent Sunday 2nd December

Chanukah – 1st day

3rd December
Bodhi  Day 8th December
Christmas Eve 24th December
Christmas Day 25th December
Boxing Day (St. Stephen’s Day) 26th December
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.