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Fathers Day 2009

In 2009 Fathers Day in the UK falls on Sunday 21st June. Fathers Day in the UK is always celebrated on the Third Sunday of June. Fathers Day is celebrated on different days around the world and was introduced in the early twentieth century to complement Mothers Day (Mothers Day 2009). It is a day [...]

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Mothers Day 2009

In 2009 Mothers Day in the UK falls on Sunday 22nd March. Mothers Day in the UK is always a Sunday (Originally named Mothering Sunday back in the 16th Century) and is a day that all Mothers are treated extra special for the day. Mothers Day is celebrated on different days throughout the world but [...]

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Easter 2009

The date of Easter Day in 2009 is Sunday 12th April. Easter isn’t a single day celebration, Christians will mark the run up to Easter 2009 starting on Shrove Tuesday (Pancake Day 2009) on Tuesday 24th February which is the day before Lent starts on Ash Wednesday which in 2009 is on Wednesday 25th February. [...]

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Pancake Day 2009

Pancake Day 2009 is on Tuesday 24th February. Pancake Day’s official name is actually Shrove Tuesday and is the day that Christians use to represent the Tuesday before Lent starts (Lent is the run up to Easter – Easter 2009 date). Traditionally on Shrove Tuesday Christians who would observe Lent would use up the rich [...]

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Valentines Day 2009

Valentines Day 2009 is on Saturday 14th February. St Valentines Day is always the 14th February and is the day most recognised where people show their love for each other.

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St Valentines Day

St Valentines Day is on the 14th February. In many places throughout the world St Valentines Day is celebrated as a day where people show their love for the special love in their life. Many people send used to send “Valentines” in the form of a notes & poems, this has largely been replaced by [...]

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St George’s Day 2009

St George’s Day in 2009 is on Thursday April 23rd. The date of St George’s day is celebrated in England although it is not classed as a bank or public holiday. St George is the patron saint of England.

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St Andrew’s Day 2009

St Andrew’s Day in 2009 is on Monday November 30th. The date of St Andrew’s day is celebrated in Scotland and since 2006 has been classed as a voluntary bank holiday for those living in Scotland. St Andrew is the patron saint of Scotland.

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St Patrick’s Day 2009

St Patrick’s Day in 2009 is on Tuesday March 17th. The date of St Patrick’s day is always the 17th March and is marked as a Bank Holiday in Northern Ireland and a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland.

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How many UK Bank Holidays in a year?

The number of bank holidays in the UK varies depending on which part you live in. England & Wales get 8 public & bank holidays per year. Scotland receives 10 days public & bank holidays (they get 2nd of January and also St Andrew’s Day as a voluntary public holiday) Northern Ireland has 10 days [...]

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