England and Wales, United Kingdom

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in England and Wales, United Kingdom for 2024 ready to be integrated into your application.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is known as the UK, the United Kingdom, or Britain. This island nation in northwest Europe, includes the countries of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and was officially founded in 1922. The UK is a global power whose culture has influenced many different countries throughout the years.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Monday New Year's Day Long weekend.
February 14th Wednesday Valentine's Day
March 10th Sunday Mother's Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
March 29th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
March 31st Sunday Easter
April 1st Monday Easter Monday Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
May 6th Monday Early May Bank Holiday Long weekend.
May 27th Monday Spring Bank Holiday Long weekend.
June 16th Sunday Father's Day
June 20th Thursday June Solstice
August 26th Monday Summer Bank Holiday Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
September 22nd Sunday September Equinox
December 21st Saturday December Solstice
December 24th Tuesday Christmas Eve
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 26th Thursday Boxing Day
December 31st Tuesday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
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$ curl -G -d country="GB-EAW" -d year="2024" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "GB-EAW",
  "year": "2024",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'GB-EAW',
  year: '2024',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'GB-EAW',
  'year' => '2024',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "GB-EAW"
$Body.year = "2024"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'GB-EAW',
  'year': '2024',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'GB-EAW',
  'year': '2024',
})