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Special Dates: Important Dates in the UK and Worldwide in 2014 and 2015

Our calendar is a great way to remember what holidays and days off are still to come in 2014, and what to look forward to once 2015 rolls around. Here are some of the important (perhaps flower related) events in 2014 and holiday dates in 2015 which we'll come to in the coming months..

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Date Event / Holiday

2014 Dates

 

November

 
7 Dec - 16 Dec 2014 Hanukkah begins (Jewish)
27 Nov 2014 Thanksgiving USA
28 Nov 2014 Black Friday
30 Nov 2014 Saint Andrew's Day - Patron Saint of Scotland

December

 
1 Dec 2014 Cyber Monday
24 Dec 2014 Hanukkah ends (Jewish)
25 Dec 2014 Christmas Day (see our range of Christmas Flowers...)
26 Dec 2014 Boxing Day
31 Dec 2014 Hogmanay - Scotland

2015 Dates

January

 
1 Jan 2015 New Year's Day
25 Jan 2015 Robert Burns Night
31 Jan 2015 Chinese New Year (of the Sheep)

February

 
14 Feb  2015 Valentines Day (see our range of Valentines Day Flowers...)
17 Feb 2015 Shrove Tuesday
18 February 2015 Ash Wednesday

March

 
1 Mar 2015 Saint David's Day, Patron Saint of Wales
8 Mar 2015 International Women's Day
9 Mar 2015 Commonwealth Day
15 Mar 2015 Mother's Day (UK) (see our range of Mother's Day Flowers...)
(Also Grandmother's Day in France) This falls on the following dates in subsequent years :-
  • 6 March 2016
  • 26 March 2017
  • 11 March 2018
  • 31 March 2019
  • 22 march 2020
17 Mar 2015 Saint Patrick's Day, Patron Saint of Ireland
29 Mar 2015 British Summer Time Begins
29 March 2015 Palm Sunday

April

 
1 Apr 2015 April Fools Day
3 Apr 2015 Good Friday
5 Apr 2015 Easter Sunday (see our range of Easter Flowers...)

Easter Sunday falls on the following dates for the next 5 years
  • 27th March 2016
  • 16th April 2017
  • 1st April 2018
  • 21st April 2019
  • 20th April 2020
 
23 Apr 2015 St. George's Day - Patron Saint of England
22 Apr 2015 Administrative Professionals Day
(formerly -  Secretaries Day)

May

 
4 May 2015 May Day Bank Holiday
10 May 2015 International Mother's Day (see our range of Mother's Day flowers...) For the dates of Mother's Day around the World please see our International Mother's Day Dates page.
13 May 2015 National Receptionists Day
25 May 2015 Towel Day - and the Glorious 25th of May - wear the lilac!
25 May 2015 Spring Bank Holiday

June

 
15 Jun 2015 Trooping the Colour
18 Jun 2015 Ramadan Begins (Muslim)
21 Jun 2015 Father's Day

July

 
16 Jul 2015 Ramadan Ends (Muslim)
30 Jul 2015 International Day of Friendship

August

 
20 Aug 2015 Qi Xi (sometimes called Chinese Valentine's Day in recent years)
31 Aug 2015 August Bank Holiday

September

 
13 September 2015 Grandparents Day USA (see our lovely Grandparents Day Flowers)
13-15 Sept 2015 Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year
22 - 23 Oct 2015 Yom Kippur (Jewish)
13 Nov 2015 Kindness Day (UK)

October

 
3 October 2015 Grandparents Day UK (see our lovely Grandparents Day Flowers)
11 Oct 2015 Diwali / Deepavali - "The Festival of Lights" Symbolising the victory of good over evil. Hindu, Sikh
12 Oct 2015 Canadian Thanksgiving
25 Oct 2015 British Summertime Ends - clocks go back 1 hour
31 Oct  2015 Halloween

November

 
1 Nov 2015 All Saints Day
5 Nov 2015 Guy Fawkes Night
8 Nov 2015 Remembrance Sunday
11 Nov 2015 Armistice Day
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