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Bank Holidays in United Kingdom in 2019

United Kingdom When is the next Bank Holiday in United Kingdom?

Spring Bank Holiday
Spring Bank Holiday

27 May 2019 This National holiday is in 5 days. The second UK Bank Holiday in May which replaced Whit Monday in 1967

Battle of the Boyne
Battle of the Boyne

12 July 2019 This Regional holiday is in 51 days. Holiday in Northern Ireland. Events on the day commemorate the Battle of the Boyne, fou...

August Bank Holiday
August Bank Holiday

5 August 2019 This Regional holiday is in 75 days. Scotland only. This holiday is observed on the first Monday in August

United Kingdom List of national and regional Bank holidays of United Kingdom in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday New Year's Day First Monday if 1st is Saturday or Sunday
Wednesday Day after New Years Day Scotland Only
Friday Burns Night Scotland only. Not a public holiday
Friday St. David's Day Wales Only. Not a public holiday
Tuesday Pancake Tuesday Shrove Tuesday. Not a Public Holiday
Monday St Patrick's Day (substitute day) Northern Ireland Only
Sunday Mothering Sunday Not a National Holiday
Friday Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday Easter Monday Except Scotland
Tuesday St Georges Day England Only. Not a public holiday
Monday Early May Bank Holiday First Monday in May
Monday Spring Bank Holiday Last Monday in May
Sunday Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Friday Battle of the Boyne Northern Ireland Only
Monday August Bank Holiday Scotland Only. First Monday in August. Banks are open
Monday August Bank Holiday Last Monday in August (except Scotland)
Tuesday Guy Fawkes Night England Only. Not a public holiday
Sunday Remembrance Sunday Not a public holiday. Sunday closest to 11 November
Monday St Andrews Day (observed) Scotland Only. If November 30 falls on a weekend, the next Monday is a bank holiday instead
Wednesday Christmas Day
Thursday Boxing Day

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • Within the United Kingdom, there is no legal definition of what constitutes a public holiday in and it is debatable whether public holidays technically exist in Scotland. The term public holiday is often confused with bank holidays.
  • In England and Wales a bank holiday tends automatically to be a public holiday and the day is generally observed as a holiday. In Scotland this may not always the case.

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