When is the next bank holiday

Bank  holidays throughout the UK fall on different days depending on whether you live in England and Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland.

Forthcoming bank holidays in England and Wales

2015

Early May bank holiday – Monday 4 May
Spring bank holiday – Monday 25 May Monday
Summer bank holiday – Monday 31 August
Christmas Day – Friday 25 December
Boxing Day (substitute day*) – Monday 28 December

2016

New Year’s Day – Friday 1 January
Good Friday – Friday 25 March
Easter Monday – Monday 28 March
Early May bank holiday – Monday 2 May
Spring bank holiday – Monday 30 May
Summer bank holiday – Monday 29 August
Boxing Day – Monday 26 December
Christmas Day (substitute day*) – Tuesday 27 December

Forthcoming bank holidays in Scotland

2015

Early May bank holiday – Monday 4 May
Spring bank holiday – Monday 25 May
Summer bank holiday – Monday 3 August
St Andrew’s Day – Monday 30 November
Christmas Day – Friday 25 December
Day (substitute day*) – 28 December Monday Boxing

2016

New Year’s Day – Friday 1 January
2nd January (substitute day*) – Monday 4 January
Good Friday – Friday 25 March
Early May bank holiday – Monday 2 May
Spring bank holiday – Monday 30 May
Summer bank holiday – Monday 1 August
St Andrew’s Day – Wednesday 30 November
Boxing Day – Monday 26 December
Christmas Day (substitute day) – Tuesday 27 December

Forthcoming bank holidays in Northern Ireland

2015

Early May bank holiday – Monday 4 May
Spring bank holiday – Monday 25 May
Battle of the Boyne (Orangemen’s Day) (substitute day*) – Monday 13 July
Summer bank holiday – Monday 31 August
Christmas Day – Friday 25 December
Boxing Day (substitute day*) – Monday 28 December

2016

New Year’s Day – Friday 1 January
St Patrick’s Day – Thursday 17 March
Good Friday – Friday 25 March
Easter Monday – Monday 28 March
Early May bank holiday – Monday 2 May
Spring bank holiday – Monday 30 May
Battle of the Boyne (Orangemen’s Day) – Tuesday 12 July
Summer bank holiday – Monday 29 August
Boxing Day – Monday 26 December
Christmas Day (substitute day) – Tuesday 27 December

* If a bank holiday is on a weekend, a ‘substitute’ weekday becomes a bank holiday, normally the following Monday.