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NOTABLE DATES (U.K.) - 2014
Religious and otherwise
Dates given in good faith but we cannot guarantee accuracy
New Year's Day 1st January (1st/2nd Scotland) Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh Ji (Nanakshahi calendar) 5th January Epiphany 6th January Milad Un Nabi (Shia) 13th January Burn's Night 25th January Holocaust Memorial Day 27th January Chinese New Year - Year of the Horse 31st January
Accession of Queen Elizabeth II
6th February Parinirvana Day 8th February St. Valentine's Day 14th February Maha Shivratri 28th February St. David's Day (Wales) 1st March Shrove Tuesday (pancake day) 4th March Ash Wednesday 5th March Commonwealth Day 10th March Purim begins 16th March St. Patricks Day (Ireland) 17th March Holi 17th March Mothers Day (UK) 30th March Palm Sunday 13th April Vaisakhi/Baisakhi (Nanakshahi calendar) 14th April Birthday of Guru Nanak (Nanakshahi calendar) 14th April Pesach - 1st day 15th April Good Friday 18th April Easter Sunday 20th April Easter Monday 21st April Queen Elizabeth II Birthday 21st April St. Georges Day (England) 23rd April World Red Cross/Red Crescent Day 8th May Wesak (Buddha Day) 14th May Spring Bank Holiday 25th May Ascension Day 29th May Coronation Day 2nd June Shavuot - 1st day 4th June Whit Sunday 8th June Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Birthday 10th June Queens Official Birthday (to be confirmed) 14th June Trinity Sunday 15th June Father's Day (UK) 15th June Martydom of Guru Arjan Dev (Nanakshahi calendar) 16th June Corpus Christi 19th June Prince Williams Birthday 21st June Armed Forces Day 28th June Ramadan (begins) 29th June Battle of the Boyne (Northern Ireland) 14th July St. Swithin's Day 15th July Eid al-Fitr 28th July August Bank Holiday (Scotland) 4th August
August Bank Holiday (England, Wales, N. Ireland)
25th August International Day of Peace 21st September Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) 25th September Navratri 1st day 25th September Yom Kippur 4th October Eid al-Adha 4th October Succoth- 1st day 9th October Diwali 23rd October United Nations Day 24th October Al Hijra (New Year) 25th October Halloween 31st October Bonfire Night (Guy Fawkes) 5th November Remembrance Sunday 9th November Armistice Day 11th November
Prince of Waless Birthday
14th November Martydom of Guru Tegh Bahadur (Nanakshahi calendar) 24th November
St. Andrews Day (Scotland)
30th November Advent Sunday 30th November Bodhi Day 8th December
Chanukah - 1st day
17th 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.
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