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Valentines Day 2010

Valentines Day 2010 is on Sunday 14th February. On Valentines Day 2010 the usual tradition as with St Valentines Day is to show your love for each other, quite often Valentines Day flowers (usually Red Roses) are sent to females and the day is a special day for couples.

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St Swithun’s Day

St Swithum’s Day is 15th July St Swithun’s Day is looked up on as a British weather proverb as the day where we can see what the weather is going to do for the next 40 days and 40 nights. If it is sunny on St Swithun’s Day then it is said that it will [...]

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St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day is March 17th Also known as Paddy’s Day or St. Paddy’s Day it is the day that Saint Patrick is celebrated who is the Patron Saint of Ireland. Northern Ireland has St. Patrick’s Day as a bank holiday and it is a public holiday in the Republic of Ireland. Although March 17th [...]

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Saint David’s Day 2009

Saint David’s Day 2009 is on Sunday 1st March. Saint David is the patron saint of Wales and falls on 1st March every year. Quite often to celebrate Saint David’s Day there are parades through welsh towns and cities with the largest taking place in Cardiff and many people take to wearing a daffodil or [...]

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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 Many people send used to send “Valentines” in the form of a notes & poems, this has largely been replaced by [...]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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Why is St George’s Day not a bank holiday?

St George’s Day in England is celebrated on April 23rd yet is not included as a public or bank holiday for those living in England. There is a call for the government to make St. George’s Day a bank holiday in England. Not only does England fall way behind other countries for the number of [...]

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