United Kingdom, United Kingdom

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in United Kingdom, United Kingdom for 2017 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 Sunday Durin's Day
January 2nd Monday New Year's Day (Observed) Long weekend.
February 14th Tuesday Valentine's Day
February 23rd Thursday Founder's Day
March 1st Wednesday Leap Day
March 3rd Friday UN World Wildlife Day
March 19th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Monday March Equinox
March 26th Sunday Mother's Day
April 5th Wednesday First Contact Day
April 6th Thursday Second Contact Day
April 14th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 16th Sunday Easter
May 1st Monday Early May Bank Holiday Long weekend.
May 10th Wednesday Whacking Day
May 29th Monday Spring Bank Holiday Long weekend.
June 8th Thursday General Election
June 18th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Wednesday June Solstice
July 4th Tuesday Freedom Day
August 18th Friday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 29th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 20th Wednesday Unification Day
September 22nd Friday September Equinox
September 29th Friday Hive Day
October 9th Monday Federation Day
October 31st Tuesday Harry Potter Day
November 24th Friday Hogswatch
December 21st Thursday December Solstice
December 23rd Saturday Festivus
December 24th Sunday Christmas Eve
December 25th Monday Decemberween
December 25th Monday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 25th Monday Winter Veil
December 26th Tuesday Boxing Day
December 31st Sunday 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-UKM" -d year="2017" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"