Great Britain, United Kingdom

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Great Britain, United Kingdom for 2019 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.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Tuesday New Year's Day
February 14th Thursday Valentine's Day
March 3rd Sunday UN World Wildlife Day
March 17th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
March 31st Sunday Mother's Day
April 19th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 21st Sunday Easter
May 6th Monday Early May Bank Holiday Long weekend.
May 25th Saturday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
May 27th Monday Spring Bank Holiday Long weekend.
June 16th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Friday June Solstice
July 4th Thursday Freedom Day
August 27th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
September 29th Sunday Hive Day
October 31st Thursday Harry Potter Day
November 24th Sunday Hogswatch
December 12th Thursday General Election
December 22nd Sunday 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.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="GB-GBN" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"