United Kingdom, United Kingdom

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in United Kingdom, United Kingdom for 2018 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 Monday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 1st Monday Durin's Day
February 14th Wednesday Valentine's Day
March 3rd Saturday UN World Wildlife Day
March 11th Sunday Mother's Day
March 18th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
March 30th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 1st Sunday Easter
April 5th Thursday First Contact Day
April 6th Friday Second Contact Day
May 7th Monday Early May Bank Holiday Long weekend.
May 10th Thursday Whacking Day
May 25th Friday The Glorious Twenty-Fifth of May
May 28th Monday Spring Bank Holiday Long weekend.
June 17th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
June 22nd Friday Summerween
July 4th Wednesday Freedom Day
August 18th Saturday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 28th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 20th Thursday Unification Day
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
October 9th Tuesday Federation Day
October 31st Wednesday Harry Potter Day
December 21st Friday December Solstice
December 23rd Sunday Festivus
December 24th Monday Christmas Eve
December 25th Tuesday Decemberween
December 25th Tuesday Winter Veil
December 25th Tuesday Christmas Day
December 26th Wednesday Boxing Day
December 31st Monday 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="2018" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"