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Public Holidays in United Kingdom are observed in some and entire world and UK including the famous cities such as England, Scotland, Wales and North Ireland. On these holidays all most all whole business is closed, in the UK there are no marked national holidays. Here I can give latest full list of all public and Bank holidays observed in UK with cities.


In UK public holidays banks are closed, on the roads are having full traffic because all people are go for picnics, parties and other programs and also enjoying the festival day with full of happiness, people are doing extra shopping on public holidays so all shopping malls and other are having full business on public holidays.

Public Holidays in United Kingdom (UK):

In the United Kingdom on the bank holidays is known as public holiday, but public holidays and bank holiday are separated.

Public and National Holidays of United Kingdom in 2015: with Name of the Holiday and Holiday type.


This is the latest list of Public and National holidays of UK in 2015 year with holiday name and holiday type.



Public and National Holidays of United Kingdom in 2015

Weekday
Date in 2015
Name of the Holiday
Holiday type
Where it is observed
Thursday
Jan 1st
New Year's Day
Bank holiday
World
Friday
Jan 2nd
2nd January
Local holiday
Scotland
Saturday
Jan 3rd
Prophet's Birthday
Muslim
Tuesday
Jan 6th
Epiphany
Christian
Wednesday
Jan 7th
Orthodox Christmas Day
Orthodox
Wednesday
Jan 14th
Orthodox New Year
Orthodox
Sunday
Jan 25th
Burns' Night
Local observance
Scotland
Wednesday
Feb 4th
Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)
Jewish holiday
Saturday
Feb 14th
Valentine's Day
Observance
Tuesday
Feb 17th
Carnival/Shrove Tuesday
Christian
Wednesday
Feb 18th
Carnival/Ash Wednesday
Christian
Thursday
Feb 19th
Chinese New Year
Observance
Sunday
Mar 1st
St. David's Day
Observance
Wales
Thursday
Mar 5th
Purim
Jewish holiday
Sunday
Mar 15th
Mothering Sunday
Observance
Tuesday
Mar 17th
St Patricks Day
Local holiday
Northern Ireland
Friday
Mar 20
March equinox
Season
Sunday
Mar 29th
Palm Sunday
Christian
Sunday
Mar 29th
Daylight Saving Time starts
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Thursday
Apr 2nd
Maundy Thursday
Christian
Friday
Apr 3rd
Good Friday
Public holiday
Saturday
Apr 4th
Holy Saturday
Christian
Saturday
Apr 4th
First day of Passover
Jewish holiday
Sunday
Apr 5th
Easter Sunday
Bank holiday
Monday
Apr 6th
Easter Monday
Common Local holidays
England, North Ireland, Wales
Friday
Apr 10th
Orthodox Good Friday
Orthodox
Saturday
Apr 11th
Last day of Passover
Jewish holiday
Saturday
Apr 11th
Orthodox Holy Saturday
Orthodox
Sunday
Apr 12th
Orthodox Easter
Orthodox
Monday
Apr 13th
Orthodox Easter Monday
Orthodox
Wednesday
Apr 15th
Yom HaShoah
Jewish holiday
Thursday
Apr 23rd
Yom HaAtzmaut
Jewish holiday
Thursday
Apr 23rd
St. George's Day
Observance
Thursday
Apr 23rd
Shakespeare Day
Observance
Monday
May 4th
Early May Bank Holiday
Bank holiday
Thursday
May 7th
Lag B'Omer
Jewish holiday
Thursday
May 14th
Ascension Day
Christian
Saturday
May 16
Isra and Mi'raj
Muslim
Sunday
May 24th
Pentecost
Christian
Sunday
May 24th
Shavuot
Jewish holiday
Monday
May 25th
Whit Monday
Christian
Monday
May 25th
Spring Bank Holiday
Bank holiday
Sunday
May 31st
Trinity Sunday
Christian
Thursday
Jun 4th
Corpus Christi
Christian
Thursday
Jun 18
Ramadan begins
Muslim
Sunday
Jun 21st
June Solstice
Season
Sunday
Jun 21st
Father's Day
Observance
Sunday
Jul 12
Orangemen's Day
Local holiday
Northern Ireland
Monday
Jul 13
Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)
Muslim
Monday
Jul 13
Orangemen's Day observed
Local holiday
Northern Ireland
Saturday
Jul 18
Eid-al-Fitr
Muslim
Sunday
Jul 26th
Tisha B'Av
Jewish holiday
Monday
Aug 3rd
Summer Bank Holiday
Local holiday
Scotland
Saturday
Aug 15th
Assumption of Mary
Christian
Monday
Aug 31st
Summer Bank Holiday
Common Local holidays
England, North Ireland, Wales
Monday
Sep 14
Rosh Hashana
Jewish holiday
Wednesday
Sep 23rd
Yom Kippur
Jewish holiday
Wednesday
Sep 23rd
September equinox
Season
Thursday
Sep 24th
Eid-al-Adha
Muslim
Monday
Sep 28
First day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday
Sunday
Oct 4th
Feast of St Francis of Assisi
Christian
Sunday
Oct 4
Last day of Sukkot
Jewish holiday
Monday
Oct 5
Shmini Atzeret
Jewish holiday
Tuesday
Oct 6
Simchat Torah
Jewish holiday
Thursday
Oct 15
Muharram/Islamic New Year
Muslim
Sunday
Oct 25
Daylight Saving Time ends
Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Saturday
Oct 31
Halloween Day
Observance
Sunday
Nov 1
All Saints' Day
Christian
Monday
Nov 2
All Souls' Day
Christian
Thursday
Nov 5
Guy Fawkes Day
Observance
Sunday
Nov 8
Remembrance Sunday
Observance
Wednesday
Nov 11
Diwali/Deepavali
(India)
Observance
Sunday
Nov 29
First Sunday of Advent
Observance
Monday
Nov 30
St Andrew's Day
Local holiday
Scotland
Monday
Dec 7
First Day of Hanukkah
Jewish holiday
Tuesday
Dec 8
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Christian
Monday
Dec 14
Last day of Hanukkah
Jewish holiday
Tuesday
Dec 22
December Solstice
Season
Thursday
Dec 24
Prophet's Birthday
Muslim
Thursday
Dec 24
Christmas Eve
Observance
Friday
Dec 25
Christmas Day
(God Jesus Birthday)
Public holiday
World
Saturday
Dec 26
Boxing Day
Bank holiday
World
Monday
Dec 28
Bank Holiday
Bank holiday
Thursday
Dec 31
New Year's Eve
(January 1st )
Observance
World