Bank holidays 2020

Bank holidays 2020

Bank holidays 2020 – we all love to keep our weekend quite interesting so we need more preparation, this also helps us in a new lease of life. Now you can try to check your calendar also getting schedule how you are preparing on how you are going to take your days off in 2020.

Around may for 2020, changes occur. Unfortunately, no additional day off been given for UK workers, actually, the workers have announced that during May bank holiday that is known as Mayday will be moved back four days next year to coincide along with the 75th anniversary of VE day.

VE Day – or Victory in Europe Day – noted as the day in 1945 at the time the Nazis surrendered their armed forces in the Second World War. The weekend will view three days of commemorative events.

Maybe you’ve got a wedding in the works, or you are planning a long weekend trip or are simply living through the weekend in your 9-5.



2020 Bank and Public Holidays:

  • New Year’s Day: Wednesday 1 January
  • New Year’s Holiday: Thursday 2 January (Scotland only)
  • St Patrick’s Day: Tuesday 17 March (Northern Ireland only)
  • Good Friday: Friday 10 April
  • Easter Monday: Monday 13 April (England, Wales and Northern Ireland only)
  • Early May bank holiday: Friday 8 May
  • Spring bank holiday: Monday 25 May
  • Battle of the Boyne (substitute day): Monday 13 July (Northern Ireland only)
  • Summer bank holiday: Monday 3 August (Scotland only)
  • Summer bank holiday: Monday 31 August (England, Wales and Northern Ireland only)
  • St Andrew’s Day: Monday 30 November (Scotland only)
  • Christmas Day: Friday 25 December
  • Boxing Day (substitute day): Monday 28 December


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Other key dates to remember for 2020:

  • Burns Night: Saturday 25 January
  • Chinese New Year: Saturday 25 January
  • Valentine’s Day: Friday 14 February
  • Shrove Tuesday: Tuesday 25 February
  • Ash Wednesday: Wednesday 26 February
  • St David’s Day: Sunday 1 March
  • Mothering Sunday: Sunday 22 March
  • Daylight saving time starts– Sunday 29 March
  • St George’s Day: Thursday 23 April
  • Ramadan start (TBC): Thursday 23 April
  • Eid al-Fitr (TBC): Saturday 23 May
  • Summer Solstice: Saturday 20 June
  • Father’s Day: Sunday 21 June
  • Eid al-Adha begins (TBC): Thursday 30 July
  • Islamic New Year: Wednesday 19 August
  • Rosh Hashanah: Friday 18 September
  • Yom Kippur: Sunday 27 September
  • Daylight saving time ends: Sunday 25 October
  • Halloween: Saturday 31 October
  • Guy Fawkes Night: Thursday 5 November
  • Remembrance Day: Wednesday 11 November
  • Diwali (TBC): Saturday 14 November
  • St Andrew’s Day: Monday 30 November
  • Hanukkah begins: Thursday 10 December
  • Winter Solstice: Monday 21 December



Upcoming bank holidays in England and Wales

Upcoming bank holidays in England and Wales2020
10 AprilFridayGood Friday
13 AprilMondayEaster Monday
8 MayFridayEarly May bank holiday (VE day)
25 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
31 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
25 DecemberFridayChristmas Day
28 DecemberMondayBoxing Day (substitute day)
Upcoming bank holidays in England and Wales2021
1 JanuaryFridayNew Year’s Day
2 AprilFridayGood Friday
5 AprilMondayEaster Monday
3 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
31 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
30 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
27 DecemberMondayChristmas Day (substitute day)
28 DecemberTuesdayBoxing Day (substitute day)



Past bank holidays in England and Wales

Past bank holidays in England and Wales2020
1 JanuaryWednesdayNew Year’s Day
Past bank holidays in England and Wales2019
26 DecemberThursdayBoxing Day
25 DecemberWednesdayChristmas Day
26 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
27 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
6 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
22 AprilMondayEaster Monday
19 AprilFridayGood Friday
1 JanuaryTuesdayNew Year’s Day


Past bank holidays in England and Wales2018
26 DecemberWednesdayBoxing Day
25 DecemberTuesdayChristmas Day
27 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
28 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
7 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
2 AprilMondayEaster Monday
30 MarchFridayGood Friday
1 JanuaryMondayNew Year’s Day
Past bank holidays in England and Wales2017
26 DecemberTuesdayBoxing Day
25 DecemberMondayChristmas Day
28 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
29 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
1 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
17 AprilMondayEaster Monday
14 AprilFridayGood Friday
2 JanuaryMondayNew Year’s Day (substitute day)


Past bank holidays in England and Wales2016
27 DecemberTuesdayChristmas Day (substitute day)
26 DecemberMondayBoxing Day
29 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
30 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
2 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
28 MarchMondayEaster Monday
25 MarchFridayGood Friday
1 JanuaryFridayNew Year’s Day
Past bank holidays in England and Wales2015
28 DecemberMondayBoxing Day (substitute day)
25 DecemberFridayChristmas Day
31 AugustMondaySummer bank holiday
25 MayMondaySpring bank holiday
4 MayMondayEarly May bank holiday
6 AprilMondayEaster Monday
3 AprilFridayGood Friday
1 JanuaryThursdayNew Year’s Day


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