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Early May Bank Holiday

Early May Bank Holiday is also known as “Bank Holiday Weekend”. May Bank Holiday is always on the first Monday in May giving everyone an extended weekend break. The 1st of May is known as May Day, and over the May Bank holiday there is quite often May Day celebrations with Morris Dancing, Maypole dancing [...]

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Easter Monday

Easter Monday is a bank holiday. Because Easter Day is always a Sunday the bank holiday for this date is moved to the day after. The Easter Monday bank holiday date changes each year depending on which date Easter falls on. The reason it changes is because Easter Day is the first Sunday after the [...]

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Easter Day

Easter Day comes 2 days after Good Friday. Easter is a religious day and represents that day that Jesus rose from the dead. The date of easter changes each year because it is the first Sunday after the Paschal Full Moon (which is the first full moon after 21st March). This varies each year meaning [...]

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Good Friday

Good Friday is the Friday before Easter day. It is a religious day and represents the day that Jesus was crucified. Good Friday can fall between 19th March and 25th April. The reason that the date of Good Friday changes each year and doesn’t have a set date is because Easter day is the first [...]

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New Year’s Day

New Years Day is the 1st of January. This is always a Bank Holiday. If New Years Day falls on a weekend (Saturday or Sunday) then the New Years Day bank holiday is carried forward to the Monday 2nd or 3rd of January. New Years day as the name suggests represents the start of a [...]

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