Diary dates and bank holidays – 2017

Important diary dates in 2017

New Year’s Day – 1st Jan 2017
Twelfth Night – 5th Jan 2017
Valentine’s Day – 14th Feb 2017
St. David’s Day (Wales) – 1st Mar 2017
St. Patrick’s Day (Ireland) – 17th Mar 2017
Spring begins – 20th Mar 2017
Mothering Sunday – 26th Mar 2017
Good Friday – 14th Apr 2017
Easter Sunday – 16th Apr 2017
Clocks go forward 1 hour – 26th Mar 2017
April Fools Day – 1st Apr 2017
St. George’s Day (England) – 23rd Apr 2017
Father’s Day – 18th June 2017
Summer begins (longest day) – 21st June 2017
Autumn begins – 22nd Sept 2017
Clocks go back 1 hour – 29th Oct 2017
Halloween – 31st Oct 2017
Guy Fawke’s Night – 5th Nov 2017
Remembrance Sunday – 12th Nov 2017
St. Andrew’s Day (Scotland) – 30th Nov 2017
Winter begins (shortest day) – 21st Dec 2017
Christmas Day – 25th Dec 2017
Boxing Day – 26th Dec 2017
New Year’s Eve – 31st Dec 2017

Public holidays / Bank holidays

UK public holidays and bank holidays in 2017:

New Year’s Day – 2nd Jan 2017
Good Friday – 14th Apr 2017
Easter Monday – 17th Apr 2017
May Bank holiday – 1st May 2017
Spring Bank holiday – 29th May 2017
Summer Bank holiday – 28th Aug 2017
Christmas Day – 25th Dec 2017
Boxing Day – 26th Dec 2017

School holidays in the UK

School holidays vary greatly all over the UK, so this should be taken as a rough guide only:

Spring half-term – last week of Feb
Easter holiday – one week either side of Easter
Summer half-term – last week of May
Summer holiday – late July to early Sept
Autumn half-term – last week of Oct
Christmas holiday – Mid-Dec to 1st week of Jan

Religious dates in 2017

Here are some of the most important feast days and religious dates in 2017:

Epiphany (Christian) – 6th Jan 2017
Chinese New Year– 28th Jan 2017
Shrove Tuesday (Christian) – 28th Feb 2017
Ash Wednesday (Christian) – 1st Mar 2017
Maha Shivrati (Hindu) – 24th Feb 2017
Holi (Hindu) – 12th Mar 2017
Palm Sunday (Christian) – 9th Apr 2017
1st day of Passover (Jewish) – 11th Apr 2017
Maundy Thursday (Christian) – 13th Apr 2017
Good Friday (Christian) – 14th Apr 2017
Easter Sunday (Christian) – 16th Apr 2017
Ascension Day (Christian) – 25th May 2017
1st day of Ramadan (Islam) – 27th May 2017
Pentecost (Christian) – 4th June 2017
Trinity Sunday (Christian) – 11th June 2017
Corpus Christi (Christian) – 15th June 2017
Eid-Al-Fitr (Islam) – 26th June 2017
Raksha Bandhan (Hindu) – 7th Aug 2017
Eid-Al-Adha (Islam) – 2nd Sept 2017
Navaratri (Hindu) – 20th Sept 2017
Rosh Hashanah (Jewish) – 21st Sep 2017
Muharram (Islam) – 22nd Sept 2017
Yom Kippur (Jewish) – 30th Sep 2017
Sukkot (Jewish) – 5th Oct 2017
Diwali (Hindu) – 19th Oct 2017
All Saint’s Day (Christian) – 1st Nov 2017
1st Sunday of Advent (Christian) – 3rd Dec 2017
Hanukkah (Jewish) – 13th Dec 2017
Christmas Day (Christian) – 25th Dec 2017

 
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