January

1 January – New Year’s Day Bank Holiday

February

13 February 2017 Shrove Tuesday

14 February – Valentines Day and Ash Wednesday

16 February – Chinese New Year (Year of the Dog)

March

1 March – Saint David’s Day, Patron Saint of Wales

11 March – Mother’s Day (UK)

17 March 2017 Saint Patrick’s Day, Patron Saint of Ireland

20 March – Spring Equinox

25 March – Palm Sunday and British Summertime Starts – clocks go forward 1 hour

30 March – Good Friday Bank Holiday

April

1 April – Easter Sunday and April Fools Day

2 April – Easter Monday Bank Holiday

23 April – St. George’s Day – Patron Saint of England

May

7 May – Early May Bank Holiday

28 May – Spring Bank Holiday

June

21 June – Summer Solstice – Longest Day

July

 

August

27 August – Summer Bank Holiday

September

23 September – Autumnal Equinox – First Day of Autumn

October

28 October – British Summertime Ends – clocks go back 1 hour

31 October – Halloween

November

1 November – All Saints Day

5 November – Guy Fawkes Night

11 November – Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday

30 November – Saint Andrew’s Day – Patron Saint of Scotland

December

21 December – Winter Solstice (Shortest Day)

25 December – Christmas Day

26 December – Boxing Day

31 December – New Years Eve