United Kingdom, with its historical and cultural places, attracts millions of tourists all over the world. One of the developed countries, people celebrates traditional festivals and carnivals with the Royal family in London. All the public holidays of Britain are also bank holidays. Here is the list of UK holidays 2014 covering England, Wales and Northern Ireland:
|New Year’s Day||January 01||Celebrated widely by all people in Britain|
|St. Patrick’s Day||March 17||Public Holiday only for Northern Ireland|
|Good Friday||April 18||Celebrated by Christian communities|
|Easter Monday||April 21||Celebrated on the re-birth of Jesus Christ|
|Early May||May 05||Celebrated on starting of summer|
|Spring Bank Holiday||May 26||Celebrated to relax|
|Summer Bank Holiday||August 25||End of summer|
|Christmas Day||December 25||Birthday of Jesus|
|Boxing Day||December 26||Celebrated by receiving Christmas Boxes|
Plan Your UK Public Holidays 2014 to Celebrate the Events
New Year’s Day: Wednesday, January 1
New Year day is celebrated with salsa dance, parties and live programs. New Year Parade in London is the biggest
event in the country. Banks and all public offices are closed to celebrate this day.
St. Patrick’s Holiday: Monday, March 17
Irish people celebrate this festival grandly on Sunday March 16 and enjoy public holiday throughout Ireland the next day. Banks are closed on this day.
Good Friday: Friday, April 18
Jesus was crucified on the cross. This day is a Public and bank holiday. British people attend the Church.
Easter Monday: Monday, April 21
This 2014 Calendar UK holiday is to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Early May: Monday, May 05
First Monday of May each year is celebrated to welcome summer season. It is also a Bank Holiday in Britain.
Spring Bank Holiday: Monday, May 26
On the last Monday of May British people relax and enjoy long weekend by taking holiday.
Summer Bank Holiday: Monday, August 25
This 2014 UK holiday celebrates the end of summer. People enjoy the day with colorful costumes and band
performances. Notting Hill Carnival in London is the most popular one.
Christmas Day: Thursday, December 25
This is to celebrate the Birthday of Jesus Christ. Throughout UK people arrange parties, religious events and
celebrations with decorated Christmas trees and evergreen branches. They exchange gifts through Father Christmas who will be in long green or red robe.
Boxing Day: Friday, December 26
The next day of Christmas, servants receive Christmas Boxes from their masters and take rest to spend their time with families. This day is One of the UK Holidays 2014. The original idea is to remove the gift boxes that have been so far received by the members of the family. Masters will use the same gift boxes to gift their servants.