Great Britain, United Kingdom

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Great Britain, United Kingdom for 2021 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 Friday Durin's Day
January 1st Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
February 14th Sunday Valentine's Day
March 1st Monday Leap Day
March 3rd Wednesday UN World Wildlife Day
March 14th Sunday Mother's Day
March 20th Saturday March Equinox
March 21st Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
April 2nd Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 4th Sunday Easter
April 6th Tuesday Second Contact Day
May 3rd Monday Early May Bank Holiday Long weekend.
May 10th Monday Whacking Day
May 25th Tuesday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
May 31st Monday Spring Bank Holiday Long weekend.
June 20th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Monday June Solstice
July 4th Sunday Freedom Day
August 18th Wednesday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 31st Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 22nd Wednesday September Equinox
October 9th Saturday Federation Day
October 31st Sunday Harry Potter Day
December 21st Tuesday December Solstice
December 23rd Thursday Festivus
December 24th Friday Christmas Eve
December 25th Saturday Winter Veil
December 25th Saturday Decemberween
December 27th Monday Christmas Day (Observed) Long weekend.
December 28th Tuesday Boxing Day (Observed)
December 31st Friday 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="2021" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"