UK Bank Holidays 2014

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:

Name Date Remarks
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.

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