Calendar Of United Kingdom Holidays Year 2016

Public holidays in the United Kingdom, often referred to as bank holidays, are the public holidays observed in some or all of the countries of the United Kingdom. In general, most businesses and non-essential services are closed on public holidays, although an increasing number of retail businesses (especially the larger ones) do open on some of the public holidays.

The following calendar contains bank holidays, as declared in the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971, notable days and other obervances in the United Kindom during 2016. In addition, as declared in this Act, please note that:

  1. The days specified in this schedule may apply to England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland or all of them.
  2. If it appears to Her Majesty that, in the special circumstances of any year, it is inexpedient that a day specified in this calendar should be a bank holiday, Her Majesty may by proclamation declare that that day shall not in that year be a bank holiday and appoint another day in place of it.
  3. Her Majesty may from time to time by proclamation appoint a special day to be, either throughout the United Kingdom or in any place or locality in the United Kingdom, a bank holiday.
  4. No person shall be compellable to make any payment or to do any act on a bank holiday under this Act which he would not be compellable to make or do on Christmas Day or Good Friday;and where a person would, apart from this subsection, be compellable to make any payment or to do any act on a bank holiday under this Act, his obligation to make the payment or to do the act shall be deemed to be complied with if he makes or does it on the next following day on which he is compellable to make or do it.

The week starts on:
 
January 2016 UK Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 53
28Monday
 
29Tuesday
 
30Wednesday
 
31Thursday
 
2Saturday
January 2nd moved to 2016-01-04.
3Sunday
 
Week 1
5Tuesday
 
6Wednesday
 
7Thursday
 
8Friday
 
9Saturday
 
10Sunday
 
Week 2
11Monday
 
12Tuesday
 
13Wednesday
 
14Thursday
 
15Friday
 
16Saturday
 
17Sunday
 
Week 3
18Monday
 
19Tuesday
 
20Wednesday
 
21Thursday
 
22Friday
 
23Saturday
 
24Sunday
 
Week 4
26Tuesday
 
27Wednesday
 
28Thursday
 
29Friday
 
30Saturday
 
31Sunday
 
1Monday
 
2Tuesday
 
3Wednesday
 
4Thursday
 
5Friday
 
6Saturday
 
7Sunday
 
8Monday
 
9Tuesday
 
10Wednesday
 
11Thursday
 
12Friday
 
13Saturday
 
14Sunday
 
 
February 2016 UK Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 5
1Monday
 
2Tuesday
 
3Wednesday
 
4Thursday
 
5Friday
 
6Saturday
 
7Sunday
 
Week 6
8Monday
 
9Tuesday
 
10Wednesday
 
11Thursday
 
12Friday
 
13Saturday
 
Week 7
15Monday
 
16Tuesday
 
17Wednesday
 
18Thursday
 
19Friday
 
20Saturday
 
21Sunday
 
Week 8
22Monday
 
23Tuesday
 
24Wednesday
 
25Thursday
 
26Friday
 
27Saturday
 
28Sunday
 
Week 9
29Monday
 
1Tuesday
 
2Wednesday
 
3Thursday
 
4Friday
 
5Saturday
 
6Sunday
 
7Monday
 
8Tuesday
 
9Wednesday
 
10Thursday
 
11Friday
 
12Saturday
 
13Sunday
 
14Monday
 
15Tuesday
 
16Wednesday
 
17Thursday
 
18Friday
 
19Saturday
 
20Sunday
 
 
March 2016 UK Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 9
29Monday
 
2Wednesday
 
3Thursday
 
4Friday
 
5Saturday
 
Week 10
7Monday
 
8Tuesday
 
9Wednesday
 
10Thursday
 
11Friday
 
12Saturday
 
13Sunday
 
Week 11
14Monday
 
15Tuesday
 
16Wednesday
 
18Friday
 
19Saturday
 
20Sunday
 
Week 12
21Monday
 
22Tuesday
 
23Wednesday
 
24Thursday
 
26Saturday
 
Week 13
29Tuesday
 
30Wednesday
 
31Thursday
 
1Friday
 
2Saturday
 
3Sunday
 
4Monday
 
5Tuesday
 
6Wednesday
 
7Thursday
 
8Friday
 
9Saturday
 
10Sunday
 
11Monday
 
12Tuesday
 
13Wednesday
 
14Thursday
 
15Friday
 
16Saturday
 
17Sunday
 
 
April 2016 UK Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 13
28Monday
 
29Tuesday
 
30Wednesday
 
31Thursday
 
1Friday
 
2Saturday
 
3Sunday
 
Week 14
4Monday
 
5Tuesday
 
6Wednesday
 
7Thursday
 
8Friday
 
9Saturday
 
10Sunday
 
Week 15
11Monday
 
12Tuesday
 
13Wednesday
 
14Thursday
 
15Friday
 
16Saturday
 
17Sunday
 
Week 16
18Monday
 
19Tuesday
 
20Wednesday
 
22Friday
 
23Saturday
 
24Sunday
 
Week 17
25Monday
 
26Tuesday
 
27Wednesday
 
28Thursday
 
29Friday
 
30Saturday
 
1Sunday
 
2Monday
 
3Tuesday
 
4Wednesday
 
5Thursday
 
6Friday
 
7Saturday
 
8Sunday
 
9Monday
 
10Tuesday
 
11Wednesday
 
12Thursday
 
13Friday
 
14Saturday
 
15Sunday
 
 
May 2016 UK Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 17
25Monday
 
26Tuesday
 
27Wednesday
 
28Thursday
 
29Friday
 
30Saturday
 
1Sunday
Week 18
3Tuesday
 
4Wednesday
 
5Thursday
 
6Friday
 
7Saturday
 
Week 19
9Monday
 
10Tuesday
 
11Wednesday
 
12Thursday
 
13Friday
 
14Saturday
 
15Sunday
 
Week 20
16Monday
 
17Tuesday
 
18Wednesday
 
19Thursday
 
20Friday
 
21Saturday
 
22Sunday
 
Week 21
24Tuesday
 
25Wednesday
 
26Thursday
 
27Friday
 
28Saturday
 
29Sunday
 
Week 22
31Tuesday
 
1Wednesday
 
2Thursday
 
3Friday
 
4Saturday
 
5Sunday
 
6Monday
 
7Tuesday
 
8Wednesday
 
9Thursday
 
10Friday
 
11Saturday
 
12Sunday
 
 
June 2016 UK Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 22
30Monday
 
31Tuesday
 
1Wednesday
 
2Thursday
 
3Friday
 
4Saturday
 
5Sunday
 
Week 23
6Monday
 
7Tuesday
 
8Wednesday
 
10Friday
 
11Saturday
 
12Sunday
 
Week 24
13Monday
 
15Wednesday
 
16Thursday
 
17Friday
 
18Saturday
 
19Sunday
 
Week 25
20Monday
 
21Tuesday
 
22Wednesday
 
23Thursday
 
24Friday
 
26Sunday
 
Week 26
27Monday
 
28Tuesday
 
29Wednesday
 
30Thursday
 
1Friday
 
2Saturday
 
3Sunday
 
4Monday
 
5Tuesday
 
6Wednesday
 
7Thursday
 
8Friday
 
9Saturday
 
10Sunday
 
11Monday
 
12Tuesday
 
13Wednesday
 
14Thursday
 
15Friday
 
16Saturday
 
17Sunday
 
 
July 2016 UK Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 26
27Monday
 
28Tuesday
 
29Wednesday
 
30Thursday
 
2Saturday
 
3Sunday
 
Week 27
4Monday
 
5Tuesday
 
6Wednesday
 
7Thursday
 
8Friday
 
9Saturday
 
10Sunday
 
Week 28
11Monday
 
13Wednesday
 
14Thursday
 
15Friday
 
16Saturday
 
17Sunday
 
Week 29
18Monday
 
19Tuesday
 
20Wednesday
 
21Thursday
 
22Friday
 
23Saturday
 
24Sunday
 
Week 30
25Monday
 
26Tuesday
 
27Wednesday
 
28Thursday
 
29Friday
 
30Saturday
 
31Sunday
 
1Monday
 
2Tuesday
 
3Wednesday
 
4Thursday
 
5Friday
 
6Saturday
 
7Sunday
 
8Monday
 
9Tuesday
 
10Wednesday
 
11Thursday
 
12Friday
 
13Saturday
 
14Sunday
 
 
August 2016 UK Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 31
2Tuesday
 
3Wednesday
 
4Thursday
 
5Friday
 
6Saturday
 
7Sunday
 
Week 32
8Monday
 
9Tuesday
 
10Wednesday
 
11Thursday
 
12Friday
 
13Saturday
 
14Sunday
 
Week 33
15Monday
 
16Tuesday
 
17Wednesday
 
18Thursday
 
19Friday
 
20Saturday
 
21Sunday
 
Week 34
22Monday
 
23Tuesday
 
24Wednesday
 
25Thursday
 
26Friday
 
27Saturday
 
28Sunday
 
Week 35
30Tuesday
 
31Wednesday
 
1Thursday
 
2Friday
 
3Saturday
 
4Sunday
 
5Monday
 
6Tuesday
 
7Wednesday
 
8Thursday
 
9Friday
 
10Saturday
 
11Sunday
 
12Monday
 
13Tuesday
 
14Wednesday
 
15Thursday
 
16Friday
 
17Saturday
 
18Sunday
 
 
September 2016 UK Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 35
29Monday
 
30Tuesday
 
31Wednesday
 
1Thursday
 
2Friday
 
3Saturday
 
4Sunday
 
Week 36
5Monday
 
6Tuesday
 
7Wednesday
 
8Thursday
 
9Friday
 
10Saturday
 
11Sunday
 
Week 37
13Tuesday
 
14Wednesday
 
15Thursday
 
16Friday
 
17Saturday
 
18Sunday
 
Week 38
19Monday
 
20Tuesday
 
21Wednesday
 
22Thursday
 
23Friday
 
24Saturday
 
25Sunday
 
Week 39
26Monday
 
27Tuesday
 
28Wednesday
 
29Thursday
 
30Friday
 
1Saturday
 
2Sunday
 
3Monday
 
4Tuesday
 
5Wednesday
 
6Thursday
 
7Friday
 
8Saturday
 
9Sunday
 
10Monday
 
11Tuesday
 
12Wednesday
 
13Thursday
 
14Friday
 
15Saturday
 
16Sunday
 
 
October 2016 UK Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 39
26Monday
 
27Tuesday
 
28Wednesday
 
29Thursday
 
30Friday
 
1Saturday
 
2Sunday
 
Week 40
3Monday
 
4Tuesday
 
5Wednesday
 
6Thursday
 
7Friday
 
8Saturday
 
9Sunday
 
Week 41
10Monday
 
11Tuesday
 
12Wednesday
 
13Thursday
 
14Friday
 
15Saturday
 
16Sunday
 
Week 42
17Monday
 
18Tuesday
 
19Wednesday
 
20Thursday
 
21Friday
 
22Saturday
 
23Sunday
 
Week 43
24Monday
 
25Tuesday
 
26Wednesday
 
27Thursday
 
28Friday
 
29Saturday
 
Week 44
31Monday
 
1Tuesday
 
2Wednesday
 
3Thursday
 
4Friday
 
5Saturday
 
6Sunday
 
7Monday
 
8Tuesday
 
9Wednesday
 
10Thursday
 
11Friday
 
12Saturday
 
13Sunday
 
 
November 2016 UK Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 44
31Monday
 
1Tuesday
 
2Wednesday
 
3Thursday
 
4Friday
 
5Saturday
 
6Sunday
 
Week 45
8Tuesday
 
9Wednesday
 
10Thursday
 
11Friday
 
12Saturday
 
13Sunday
 
Week 46
14Monday
 
15Tuesday
 
16Wednesday
 
17Thursday
 
18Friday
 
19Saturday
 
20Sunday
 
Week 47
21Monday
 
22Tuesday
 
23Wednesday
 
24Thursday
 
25Friday
 
26Saturday
 
27Sunday
 
Week 48
28Monday
 
29Tuesday
 
1Thursday
 
2Friday
 
3Saturday
 
4Sunday
 
5Monday
 
6Tuesday
 
7Wednesday
 
8Thursday
 
9Friday
 
10Saturday
 
11Sunday
 
12Monday
 
13Tuesday
 
14Wednesday
 
15Thursday
 
16Friday
 
17Saturday
 
18Sunday
 
 
December 2016 UK Holidays
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 48
28Monday
 
29Tuesday
 
30Wednesday
 
1Thursday
 
2Friday
 
3Saturday
 
4Sunday
 
Week 49
5Monday
 
6Tuesday
 
7Wednesday
 
8Thursday
 
9Friday
 
10Saturday
 
11Sunday
 
Week 50
12Monday
 
13Tuesday
 
14Wednesday
 
15Thursday
 
16Friday
 
17Saturday
 
18Sunday
 
Week 51
19Monday
 
20Tuesday
 
21Wednesday
 
22Thursday
 
23Friday
 
24Saturday
 
25Sunday
Christmas Day moved to 2016-12-27.Christmas Holiday moved to 2016-12-26.
Week 52
28Wednesday
 
29Thursday
 
30Friday
 
1Sunday
 
2Monday
 
3Tuesday
 
4Wednesday
 
5Thursday
 
6Friday
 
7Saturday
 
8Sunday
 
9Monday
 
10Tuesday
 
11Wednesday
 
12Thursday
 
13Friday
 
14Saturday
 
15Sunday
 

Notes:

[3] Bank holiday in Scotland.

[substitute_11] This is a substitute day. January 2nd moved from 2016-01-02.

[12] Applies to Inverness, Scotland.

[5] Not a bank holiday, but a notable day.

[14] Applies to Wales.

[4] Bank holiday in Northern Ireland.

[1] Bank holiday in England.

[2] Bank holiday in Wales.

[6] Applies to Scotland.

[8] Applies to the town of Lanark in Scotland.

[7] Applies to West Lothian, Scotland.

[11] Applies to Galashiels in Scotland.

[10] Applies to Falkirk, Perth, Stirling in Scotland.

[substitute_121] This is a substitute day. Christmas Holiday moved from 2016-12-25.

[substitute_122] This is a substitute day. Christmas Day moved from 2016-12-25.