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The United Kingdom has historically played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith in the 19th century, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the earth’s surface. The first half of the 20th century saw the UK’s strength seriously depleted in two world wars and the Irish Republic’s withdrawal from the union. The second half witnessed the dismantling of the Empire and the UK rebuilding itself into a modern and prosperous European nation. As one of five permanent members of the UN Security Council and a founding member of NATO and the Commonwealth, the UK pursues a global approach to foreign policy. The Scottish Parliament, the National Assembly for Wales, and the Northern Ireland Assembly were established in 1998.

The UK has been an active member of the EU since its accession in 1973, although it chose to remain outside the Economic and Monetary Union. However, motivated in part by frustration at a remote bureaucracy in Brussels and massive migration into the country, UK citizens on 23 June 2016 narrowly voted to leave the EU. The UK is scheduled to depart the EU on 31 January 2020, but negotiations on the future EU-UK economic and security relationship will continue throughout 2020 and potentially beyond.

 

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 Best of the England...

East England

Bedfordshire

  • Towns: Bedford, Ampthill, Biggleswade, Dunstable, Flitwick, Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Shefford
  • Villages: Harlington, Woburn

Cambridgeshire

  • Cities: Cambridge, Ely, Peterborough
  • TownsChatteris
  • Villages: Duxford, Fordham
  • Other Sights & Attractions: Cambridge University

 Essex

  • Cities:
  • TownsChelmsford, Colchester, Tilbury
  • Villages: Stansted Mountfitchet
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Epping Forest, Foulness Island 

 Hertfordshire

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 Norfolk

  • Cities: Norwich
  • TownsAcle
  • Villages: Blakeney
  • Others Sights & Attractions: The Broads, Thetford Forest

 Suffolk

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East Midlands

 Derbyshire

  • Cities: Derby
  • TownsMatlock
  • Villages: Bonsall, Sudbury
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Peak District National Park

 Lincolnshire

  • Cities: Lincoln
  • TownsGrantham
  • Villages: Donington-on-Bain
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Lincoln Cathedral & castle, Lincolnshire Wolds

 Leicestershire

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 Nottinghamshire

  • Cities: Nottingham
  • TownsEastwood
  • Villages: Edwinstowe
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Sherwood Forest

Northamptonshire

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 Rutland

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London

 Greater London

  • Central London
    • Bloomsbury (British Museum, Cartoon Museum, Foundling Museum, University College London, Wellcome Collection)
    • City of London (Bank of England, Museum of London, Tower Bridge, Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral)
    • Covent Garden (Covent Garden Piazza, London Transport Museum, Royal Opera House)
    • Holborn-Clerkenwell (Hatton Garden, Inns of Court, Royal Courts of Justice, Sadler’s Wells, Somerset House)
    • Leicester Square (National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square)
    • Mayfair-Marylebone (London Zoo, Madame Tussauds, Regent’s Park, Royal Academy of Arts, Wallace Collection)
    • Notting Hill-North Kensington (Design Museum, Kensington Gardens, Portobello Road Market)
    • Paddington-Maida Vale (Abbey Road, Little Venice, Lord’s Cricket Ground)
    • Soho (Carnaby Street, Soho Square)
    • South Bank (Borough Market, British Film Institute, London Eye, National Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Tate Modern, The Shard)
    • South Kensington-Chelsea (Kensington Palace, Natural History Museum, Royal Albert Hall, Science Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum)
    • Westminster (Buckingham Palace, Downing Street, Horse Guards, Houses of Parliament, Tate Britain, Westminster Abbey, Westminster Cathedral)
  • Inner London
    • Camden (British Library, Camden Town Markets, Jewish Museum, King’s Cross and St Pancras International stations)
    • East End (Brick Lane, Columbia Road Flower Market, Docklands, Museum of Childhood, Petticoat Lane Market, Spitalfields Market)
    • Greenwich (Air Line cable car, Maritime Greenwich, Prime Meridian, Royal Observatory, The O2 Arena)
    • Hackney (Geffrye Museum, Hackney Empire, London Fields, Victoria Park)
    • Hammersmith and Fulham (Chelsea FC, Fulham FC, Fulham Palace, Shepherd’s Bush Empire, Westfield White City)
    • Hampstead (Freud Museum, Highgate Cemetery, Keats House, Kenwood House, Primrose Hill)
    • Islington (Arsenal FC, Highgate Wood)
    • Lambeth (Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Palace, The Old Vic, The Oval Cricket Ground)
    • Southwark-Lewisham (Crystal Palace Park, Dulwich Picture Gallery, Horniman Museum)
    • Wandsworth (Battersea Park, Battersea Power Station, Clapham Common, London Wetland Centre)
  • Outer London
    • Richmond-Kew (Bushy Park, Hampton Court Palace, National Archives, Richmond Park, Royal Botanic Gardens, Twickenham Stadium)
    • Wimbledon (All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, New Wimbledon Theatre, Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum)
    • North (Alexandra Palace, Harrow School, Neasden Temple, RAF Museum, Tottenham Hotspur FC, Wembley Stadium)
    • South (Chessington World of Adventures, Chislehurst Caves, Down House)
    • East (City Airport, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, West Ham United FC, Westfield Stratford City)
    • West (Chiswick House, Heathrow Airport, Musical Museum, Osterley Park, Syon Park)

North East England

 Durham

  • Cities: Durham
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  • Others Sights & Attractions: Durham Cathedral & Castle, 

 Northumberland

  • TownsHexham
  • Villages: Amble
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Tyne Valley, Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland National Park

 Tyne & Wear

  • TownsNewcastle-upon-Tyne
  • TownsGateshead
  • Villages: 
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Hadrian’s Wall

North West England

 Cheshire

  • Cities: Chester
  • TownsKnutsford
  • Villages: Holmes Chapel
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 Cumbria

  • Cities: Carlisle
  • Towns: Bowness-on-Windermere, Ravenglass, Windermere
  • Villages: St. Bees
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Lake District National Park, Hadrian’s Wall, Yorkshire Dales National Park,

 Greater Manchester

  • Cities: Manchester, Salford
  • TownsStockport, 
  • Villages: Marple
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 Lancashire

  • TownsLancaster, Blackpool, Blackburn, Preston
  • Villages:
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Forest of Bowland, Yorkshire Dales National Park

 Merseyside

  • Cities: Liverpool
  • TownsBirkenhead
  • Villages: Wirral
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South East England

 Berkshire

  • TownsReading, Windsor
  • Villages: Brey
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Beale Park

 Buckinghamshire

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 East Sussex

  • Towns: Battle, Hastings, Brighton, Brexhill,  Crowborough, Eastbourne, Hailsham, Neathfield, Lewes, Newhaven, Robertsbridge, Rye, Seaford, Uckfield
  • Villages: Hartfield, Mayfield
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Ashford Forest, The Cuckoo TrailSouth Downs, 

 Hampshire

  • Cities: Winchester, Portsmouth, Southampton
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  • Others Sights & Attractions: Hayling Island, New Forest, South Downs

 Isle of Wight

  • Cities:
  • TownsNewport
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 Kent

  • Cities: Canterbury
  • Towns: Dover
  • Villages: Wye
  • Others Sights & Attractions: White Cliffs of Dover

 Oxfordshire

  • Cities: Oxford
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  • Others Sights & Attractions: The Cotswolds, Whitehorse Hill

  West Sussex

  • Cities: Chichester
  • TownsMidhurst
  • Villages: Bosham
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Bracklesham Bay

South West England

 Bristol

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  • Other Sights & Attractions: Clifton Suspension Bridge 

 Cornwall

  • Cities: Truro
  • Towns: Bodmin, Bude, Falmouth, Fowey, Hayle, Helston, Launceston, Looe, 
  • Villages: Boscastle, Cawsand, Charlestown, Mousehole, Mevagissey, 
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Land’s End, Lizard, Tamar Valley, Madron and Sancreed, Cape Cornwall

 Devon

  • Cities: Exeter, Plymouth
  • TownsSeaton, Torquay
  • Villages: Woodbury
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Dartmoor National Park

 Dorset

  • Towns: Dorchester, Bournemouth, Weymouth
  • Villages: Abbotsbury, West Bay
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Isle of Porrtland, Jurassic Coast

Gloucestershire

  • Cities: Gloucester
  • TownsCheltenham
  • Villages: Berkeley
  • Others Sights & Attractions: The Costwolds

 Somerset

  • Cities: Bristol, Bath, Wells
  • TownsBridgewater, Glastonbury
  • Villages: Cheddar, Exmoor Villages
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Glastonbury Tor, Clevedon Pier

 Wilshire

  • Cities: Salisbury
  • TownsAmesbury
  • Villages: Avebury
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Stonehenge, Avebury Henge

West Midlands

 Herefordshire

  • Cities: Hereford
  • TownsBromyard
  • Villages: Kilpeck
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Eastnor Castle

 Shropshire

  • TownsShrewsbury, Ellesmere
  • Villages: Whittington
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Ironbridge Gorge

 Staffordshire

  • Cities: Lichfield, Stoke-on-Trent
  • Towns: Stafford
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Warwick

  • Cities: Warwick
  • TownsBedworth, Kenilworth
  • Villages: Wellesbourne
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Warwick Castle, Keniworth Castle

 West Midlands

  • Cities: Birmingham, Conventry, Wolverhampton
  • Towns: Dudley
  • Villages: Stourbridge
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 Worcestershire

  • Cities: Worcester
  • Towns: Tenbury Wells
  • Villages: Feckenham
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Hartlebury Castle

Yorkshire

 North Yorkshire

  • Cities: Scarborough
  • TownsMalton
  • Villages: Malham
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Yorkshire Dales National Park, North York Moors National Park

 South Yorkshire

  • Cities: Sheffiled
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  • Others Sights & Attractions: Alton Towers, Stafford Castle, 

 Surrey

  • TownsGuilford
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Surrey Hills

 West Yorkshire

  • Cities: Leeds
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  • Villages: Queensbury
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 Yorkshire

  • Cities: York ( York Minster)
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The Best of Northern Ireland...

 Antrim

  • Cities:
    • Belfast (Titanic, Ulster Museum)
    • Lisburn
  • Towns: Portrush
  • Villages: Bushmills
  • Others Sights & Attractions: Fair Head, Giant’s Causeway

 Armagh

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 Down

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 Derry

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 Fermanagh

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 Tyrone

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 The Best of Scotland

 City of Aberdeen

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 Aberdeenshire

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  • Others Sights & Attractions:Cairngorms National Park

  Angus

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  • Others Sights & Attractions: Cairngorms National Park

 Argyil & Bute

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 Clackmananshire

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 Dumfries & Galloway

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 City of Dundee

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 East Ayrshire

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 East Dunbartonshire

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 East Lothian

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 East Renfreshire

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City of Edinbourgh

  • Cities: EDINBURGH (Edinburgh Castle,HMY Britannia, Holyrood Palace, Royal Mile)

 Falkirk

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 Fife

  • Cities: xxx
  • Towns: St. Sndrews
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  • Others Sights & Attractions: Forth Bridge, The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews

 City of Galsgow

  • Cities: GLASGOW ( Kelvingrove Art Museum)

 Highland

  • Cities: Inverness
  • Towns: xxx
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  • Others Sights & Attractions: Ben Nevis, Eilean DonanLoch Ness, Urquhart Castle 

Inverclyde

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  Midlothian

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 Moray

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  • Others Sights & Attractions: Cairngorms National Park

 Na h-Eileanan Siar

  • Cities: xxx
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  • Others Sights & Attractions: Inner Hebride Islands, Isle of Skye, Outer Hebride Islands

 North Ayrshire

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North Lanarkshire

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 Orkney Islands

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 Perth & Kinross

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  • Others Sights & Attractions: Cairngorms National Park

 Renfreshire

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 Scottish Borders

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 South Ayrshire

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South Lanarkshire

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 Stirling

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 Shetland

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 West Dumbartonshire

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 West Lothian

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 The Best of Wales…

 Blaenau Gwent

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Bridgend

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 Cardiff

  • Cities: Cardiff
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Camarthenshire

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 Caredigion

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Conwy

  • Cities: xxx
  • TownsLlandudno
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  • Others Sights & Attractions: Conwy Castle,

 Denbigshire

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 Flintshire

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 Gwynedd

  • Cities: xxx
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  • Others Sights & Attractions: Caernarfon Castle, Snowdonia National Park

 Isle of Anglesey

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 Methyr Tydfil

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 Monmouthshire

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 Neath Port Talbot

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 Newport

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 Pembrokeshire

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  • Others Sights & Attractions: Pembroke Castle

 Powys

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Rhondda Cynon Taf

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Swansea

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 Torfaen

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 Vale of Glamorgan

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Wrexham

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  • Brighton Pier
  • Bristol
    • Clifton Suspension Bridge
  • Cambridge University
  • Canterbury Cathedral
  • Chester
  • Cornwal
  • The Cotswolds
    • Stratford-upon-Avon
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  • Nottingham
    • Sherwood Forest
    • Warwick Castle
    • Westerham
      • Chartwell
    • Wilts
      • Avery Stone Circle
  • UK Dependencies

    GIBRALTAR

    GUERNSEY

    ISLE of MAN

    JERSEY

Country Information...
 
Capital London
Largest City London
Government Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Monarchy
Currency Pound Sterling (£)
Area total: 243,61km ranked 80th water: 1,680km land: 241,930km
Population 64,430,428 (July 2016 est.) ranked 23rd
Language English note: the following are recognized regional languages: Scots (about 30% of the population of Scotland), Scottish Gaelic (about 60,000 in Scotland), Welsh (about 20% of the population of Wales), Irish (about 10% of the population of Northern Ireland), Cornish (some 2,000 to 3,000 in Cornwall) (2012 est.)
Ethnic Groups white 87.2%, black/African/Caribbean/black British 3%, Asian/Asian British: Indian 2.3%, Asian/Asian British: Pakistani 1.9%, mixed 2%, other 3.7% (2011 est.)
Religion Christian (includes Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist) 59.5%, Muslim 4.4%, Hindu 1.3%, other 2%, unspecified 7.2%, none 25.7% (2011 est.)
Electricity 230V, 50Hz
Calling Code +44
Emergencies dial 999
Internet TLD .uk
Time Zone /Summer (DST) summer: UTC +1winter: UTC
Drives on the Left
Anthem “God Save The Queen”
Monarch Queen Elizabeth II
Prime Minister Boris Johnson

 

Holidays and Observances in United Kingdom in 2020
Date   Name Type Details
Jan 1 Wednesday New Year’s Day Bank holiday  
Jan 2 Thursday 2nd January Local Bank Holiday Scotland
Jan 6 Monday Epiphany Christian  
Jan 7 Tuesday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox  
Jan 14 Tuesday Orthodox New Year Orthodox  
Jan 25 Saturday Burns Night Local observance Scotland
Jan 25 Saturday Chinese New Year Observance  
Feb 10 Monday Tu B’Shevat (Arbor Day) Jewish holiday  
Feb 14 Friday Valentine’s Day Observance  
Feb 21 Friday Maha Shivaratri Hindu Holiday  
Feb 25 Tuesday Carnival / Shrove Tuesday Christian  
Feb 26 Wednesday Carnival / Ash Wednesday Christian  
Mar 1 Sunday St. David’s Day Observance Wales
Mar 9 Monday Holi Hindu Holiday  
Mar 10 Tuesday Purim Jewish holiday  
Mar 17 Tuesday St Patrick’s Day Local Bank Holiday NIR
Mar 20 Friday March Equinox Season  
Mar 22 Sunday Isra and Mi’raj Muslim  
Mar 22 Sunday Mothering Sunday Observance  
Mar 29 Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Clock change/Daylight Saving Time  
Apr 5 Sunday Palm Sunday Christian  
Apr 9 Thursday Maundy Thursday Christian  
Apr 9 Thursday First day of Passover Jewish holiday  
Apr 10 Friday Good Friday Bank holiday  
Apr 11 Saturday Holy Saturday Christian  
Apr 12 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance, Christian  
Apr 13 Monday Easter Monday Common local holiday ENG, NIR, WAL
Apr 13 Monday Easter Monday Observance Scotland
Apr 16 Thursday Last day of Passover Jewish holiday  
Apr 17 Friday Orthodox Good Friday Orthodox  
Apr 18 Saturday Orthodox Holy Saturday Orthodox  
Apr 19 Sunday Orthodox Easter Orthodox  
Apr 20 Monday Orthodox Easter Monday Orthodox  
Apr 21 Tuesday Yom HaShoah Jewish commemoration  
Apr 22 Wednesday Stephen Lawrence Day Observance  
Apr 23 Thursday St. George’s Day Observance  
Apr 23 Thursday Shakespeare Day Observance  
Apr 24 Friday Ramadan Start Muslim  
Apr 29 Wednesday Yom HaAtzmaut Jewish holiday  
May 8 Friday Early May Bank Holiday / VE Day Bank holiday  
May 12 Tuesday Lag B’Omer Jewish holiday  
May 19 Tuesday Laylatul Qadr (Night of Power) Muslim  
May 21 Thursday Ascension Day Christian  
May 24 Sunday Eid ul Fitr Muslim  
May 25 Monday Spring Bank Holiday Bank holiday  
May 29 Friday Shavuot Jewish holiday  
May 31 Sunday Pentecost Christian  
Jun 1 Monday Whit Monday Christian  
Jun 7 Sunday Trinity Sunday Christian  
Jun 11 Thursday Corpus Christi Christian  
Jun 13 Saturday Queen’s Birthday Observance  
Jun 20 Saturday June Solstice Season  
Jun 21 Sunday Father’s Day Observance  
Jun 22 Monday Windrush Day Observance  
Jul 12 Sunday Battle of the Boyne Local Bank Holiday NIR
Jul 13 Monday Battle of the Boyne observed Local Bank Holiday NIR
Jul 30 Thursday Tisha B’Av Jewish holiday  
Jul 31 Friday Eid ul Adha Muslim  
Aug 3 Monday Raksha Bandhan Hindu Holiday  
Aug 3 Monday Summer Bank Holiday Common local holiday Scotland
Aug 12 Wednesday Janmashtami Hindu Holiday  
Aug 15 Saturday Assumption of Mary Christian  
Aug 20 Thursday Muharram/Islamic New Year Muslim  
Aug 22 Saturday Ganesh Chaturthi Hindu Holiday  
Aug 29 Saturday Ashura Muslim  
Aug 31 Monday Summer Bank Holiday Common local holiday ENG, NIR, WAL
Sep 19 Saturday Rosh Hashana Jewish holiday  
Sep 22 Tuesday September Equinox Season  
Sep 28 Monday Yom Kippur Jewish holiday  
Oct 3 Saturday First day of Sukkot Jewish holiday  
Oct 4 Sunday Feast of St Francis of Assisi Christian  
Oct 9 Friday Hoshana Rabbah Jewish holiday  
Oct 10 Saturday Shemini Atzeret Jewish holiday  
Oct 11 Sunday Simchat Torah Jewish holiday  
Oct 17 Saturday Navaratri Hindu Holiday  
Oct 25 Sunday Dussehra Hindu Holiday  
Oct 25 Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends Clock change/Daylight Saving Time  
Oct 29 Thursday Milad un Nabi (Mawlid) Muslim  
Oct 31 Saturday Halloween Observance  
Nov 1 Sunday All Saints’ Day Christian  
Nov 2 Monday All Souls’ Day Christian  
Nov 5 Thursday Guy Fawkes Day Observance  
Nov 8 Sunday Remembrance Sunday Observance  
Nov 14 Saturday Diwali/Deepavali Hindu Holiday  
Nov 29 Sunday First Sunday of Advent Observance  
Nov 30 Monday St Andrew’s Day Local Bank Holiday Scotland
Dec 8 Tuesday Feast of the Immaculate Conception Christian  
Dec 11 Friday First Day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday  
Dec 18 Friday Last day of Hanukkah Jewish holiday  
Dec 21 Monday December Solstice Season  
Dec 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Observance  
Dec 25 Friday Christmas Day Bank holiday  
Dec 26 Saturday Boxing Day Bank holiday  
Dec 28 Monday Substitute Bank Holiday for Boxing Day Bank holiday  
Dec 31 Thursday New Year’s Eve Observance