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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

 

March

 
1 Mar 2014 Saint David's Day, Patron Saint of Wales
4 Mar 2014 Shrove Tuesday
5 March 2014 Ash Wednesday
8 Mar 2014 International Women's Day
10 Mar 2014 Commonwealth Day
17 Mar 2014 Saint Patrick's Day, Patron Saint of Ireland
30 Mar 2014 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 :-
  • 15 march 2015
  • 6 March 2016
  • 26 March 2017
  • 11 March 2018
  • 31 March 2019
30 Mar 2014 British Summer Time Begins

April

 
1 Apr 2014 April Fools Day
13 April 2014 Palm Sunday
18 Apr 2014 Good Friday
20 Apr 2014 Easter Sunday (see our range of Easter Flowers...)

Easter Sunday falls on the following dates for the next 7 years
  • 5th April 2015 - and the end of the UK tax year !
  • 27th March 2016
  • 16th April 2017
  • 1st April 2018
 
23 Apr 2014 St. George's Day - Patron Saint of England
24 Apr 2014 Administrative Professionals Day
(formerly -  Secretaries Day)

May

 
5 May 2014 May Day Bank Holiday
11 May 2014 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.
25 May 2014 Towel Day - and the Glorious 25th of May - wear the lilac!
26 May 2014 Spring Bank Holiday

June

 
14 Jun 2014 Trooping the Colour
15 Jun 2014 Father's Day
28 Jun 2014 Ramadan Begins (Muslim)

July

 
27 Jul 2014 Ramadan Ends (Muslim)

August

 
2 Aug 2014 Qi Xi (sometimes called Chinese Valentine's Day in recent years)
25 Aug 2014 August Bank Holiday

September

 
24-26 Sept 2014 Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year
7 September 2014 Grandparents Day USA (see our lovely Grandparents Day Flowers)

October

 
3 - 4 Oct 2014 Yom Kippur (Jewish)
4 October 2014 Grandparents Day UK (see our lovely Grandparents Day Flowers)
13 Oct 2014 Canadian Thanksgiving
23 Oct 2014 Diwali / Deepavali - "The Festival of Lights" Symbolising the victory of good over evil. Hindu, Sikh
26 Oct 2014 British Summertime Ends - clocks go back 1 hour
31 Oct  2014 Halloween

November

 
1 Nov 2014 All Saints Day
5 Nov 2014 Guy Fawkes Night
9 Nov 2014 Remembrance Sunday
11 Nov 2014 Armistice Day
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...)
 
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