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Full calendar of public and bank holidays of the world (and banks closures), from 1970 until 2070 for United Kingdom (Scotland)



Internet domain: .uk - Telephone code: +44 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: 0 (DST: yes)
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Parliament recess (beginning)Saturday March 23, 2019Special Events 
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Daylight Saving Time*Monday March 25, 2019Special Events 
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Easter holiday (beginning)*Saturday March 30, 2019School holidays 
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Good Friday*Saturday March 30, 2019Catholic or protestant 
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April Fools Day**Monday April 1, 2019cards/flowers 
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Easter**Monday April 1, 2019Catholic or protestant 
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Regional holiday**Tuesday April 2, 2019Catholic or protestant 
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Easter holiday (end)*Tuesday April 16, 2019School holidays 
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Parliament recess (end)Tuesday April 16, 2019Special Events 
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Queen's AnniversarySunday April 21, 2019Events, celebrations... 
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Early May Bank Holiday*Tuesday May 7, 2019Secular holiday 
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Royal weddingSaturday May 18, 2019Special Events 
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Glasgow International Art Festival**Monday May 20, 2019Events, celebrations... 
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Victoria Day (Edinburgh only)*Tuesday May 21, 2019Secular holiday 
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Edinburgh Marathon*Sunday May 26, 2019Sports events 
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Spring Bank Holiday (Scotland)Tuesday May 28, 2019Secular holiday 
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Edinburgh International Film Festival*Thursday June 20, 2019Events, celebrations... 
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summer holiday (beginning)*Saturday June 29, 2019School holidays 
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Parliament recess (beginning)Sunday June 30, 2019Special Events 
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Fringe Festival**Saturday August 3, 2019Events, celebrations... 
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Edinbugh Tattoo*Saturday August 3, 2019Events, celebrations... 
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Summer Bank Holiday (banks remain open)Tuesday August 6, 2019Secular holiday 
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Edinburgh International Festival*Saturday August 10, 2019Events, celebrations... 
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summer holiday (end)*Thursday August 15, 2019School holidays 
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Scottish Galloway Country Fair*Sunday August 18, 2019Tradeshows 
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Summer Bank Holiday (banks only)Tuesday August 27, 2019Banks only 
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Parliament recess (end)Tuesday September 3, 2019Special Events 
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Autumn Day (Edinburgh only)Tuesday September 17, 2019Secular holiday 
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Loch Ness Marathon*Monday September 23, 2019Sports events 
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Autumn Day (Glasgow only)Tuesday September 24, 2019Secular holiday 
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Parliament recess (beginning) -
Friday March 23, 2018

Special Events :


Daylight Saving Time -
Sunday March 25, 2018

Special Events : At 1:00 am local times


Easter holiday (beginning) -
Friday March 30, 2018

School holidays : May vary according to the local council for a complete list of UK & Scottish holidays, please go to http://myschoolholidays.com or http://www.gov.scot


Good Friday -
Friday March 30, 2018

Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.


April Fools Day -
Monday April 1, 2019

cards/flowers : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.


Easter -
Sunday April 1, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday


Regional holiday -
Monday April 2, 2018

Catholic or protestant : Easter Monday In Edinburg only


Easter holiday (end) -
Monday April 16, 2018

School holidays : May vary according to the local council for a complete list of UK & Scottish holidays, please go to http://myschoolholidays.com or http://www.gov.scot


Parliament recess (end) -
Monday April 16, 2018

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Queen's Anniversary -
Sunday April 21, 2019

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Early May Bank Holiday -
Monday May 7, 2018

Secular holiday : The Bank of England observed about 33 saints' days and religious festivals as holidays, but in 1834 this was reduced to four May 1 (May Day), November 1 (All Saints' Day), Good Friday and Christmas Day. In 1871, the Bank Holidays Act 1871 was introduced. It stated that no person was compelled to make any payment or to do any act upon a bank holiday which he would not be compelled to do or make on Christmas Day or Good Friday. 100 years later the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 was passed, specifying the majority of the current bank holidays, although New Year's Day and May Day were not introduced throughout the whole of the UK until 1974 and 1978. [derbytelegraph]


Royal wedding -
Friday May 18, 2018

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Glasgow International Art Festival -
Sunday May 20, 2018

Culture : Www.glasgowinternational.org lasts 2 weeks - 2018 edition confirmed


Victoria Day (Edinburgh only) -
Monday May 21, 2018

Secular holiday : Held in honour of Queen Victoria's birthday on May 24 http://news.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=1390642006


Edinburgh Marathon -
Saturday May 26, 2018

Sports events : Www.edinburgh-marathon.com/ 2018 edition confirmed
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Spring Bank Holiday (Scotland) -
Monday May 28, 2018

Secular holiday :


Edinburgh International Film Festival -
Wednesday June 20, 2018

Culture : Lasts 2 weeks http://www.edfilmfest.org.uk/ 2018 edition confirmed


Summer holiday (beginning) -
Friday June 29, 2018

School holidays : May vary according to the local council for a complete list of UK & Scottish holidays, please go to http://myschoolholidays.com or http://www.gov.scot


Parliament recess (beginning) -
Saturday June 30, 2018

Special Events :


Fringe Festival -
Friday August 3, 2018

Culture : Http://www.edfringe.com In Edinburgh 2018 edition confirmed
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Edinbugh Tattoo -
Friday August 3, 2018

Culture : Lasts 3 weeks http://www.edintattoo.co.uk/ 2018 edition confirmed
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Summer Bank Holiday (banks remain open) -
Monday August 6, 2018

Secular holiday :


Edinburgh International Festival -
Friday August 10, 2018

Culture : Lasts 3 weeks http://www.eif.co.uk confirmed till end 2015


Summer holiday (end) -
Wednesday August 15, 2018

School holidays : May vary according to the local council for a complete list of UK & Scottish holidays, please go to http://myschoolholidays.com or http://www.gov.scot


Scottish Galloway Country Fair -
Saturday August 18, 2018

Tradeshows : Lasts 2 days http://www.gallowaycountryfair.co.uk/ 2018 edition confirmed


Summer Bank Holiday (banks only) -
Monday August 27, 2018

Banks only :


Parliament recess (end) -
Monday September 3, 2018

Special Events :


Autumn Day (Edinburgh only) -
Monday September 17, 2018

Secular holiday : http://news.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=1390642006


Loch Ness Marathon -
Sunday September 23, 2018

Sports events : Http://www.lochnessmarathon.com/ 2018 edition confirmed
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Autumn Day (Glasgow only) -
Monday September 24, 2018

Secular holiday : http://news.scotsman.com/opinion.cfm?id=1390642006