Bank Holidays in United Kingdom 2018

Touch a holiday for information.

Mon : New Year's Day

Tue : Day after New Years Day

Mon : St Patrick's Day (substitute day)

Fri : Good Friday

Mon : Easter Monday

  • Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus
  • Countries: England, Northern Ireland, Wales

Mon : Early May Bank Holiday

Mon : Spring Bank Holiday

Thu : Battle of the Boyne

  • Holiday in Northern Ireland. Events on the day commemorate the Battle of the Boyne, fought on July 1st 1690 by King William of Orange against King James II
  • Countries: Northern Ireland

Mon : August Bank Holiday

Mon : August Bank Holiday

Fri : St. Andrew's Day

Tue : Christmas Day

Wed : Boxing Day

  • The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was the first Christian martyr.

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