40 Key UK Calendar Dates for 2019

Posted on November 2, 2018 at 9:54 am Written by

New Year, new plans!

Ever the handy helpers at NewZapp HQ, we’ve drawn up a new check list of the key UK calendar dates for 2019 for you to refer to when planning your email campaigns and offers. No prizes for guessing which date Valentine’s Day falls on, but this handy helper shows movable dates like Chinese New Year, Pancake Day and Easter weekend.

Don’t worry there’s not a Brexit, backstop or transition date in sight. But you should know that Friday March 15th is the day to bring brownies to work and raise some money from hungry colleagues for the biennial Red Nose Day.

Bookmark, download or print

You could bookmark this page as a quick look-up or print an A4 reminder sheet from the link below the table.

Alternatively why not download our interactive Content Calendar. In this version you can add your own key dates via a Google or Excel sheet. Just think of it as our little contribution to July 30th!

Date Day of the week Event
January 1st Tuesday New Year’s Day
Dry January begins
January 25th Friday Robert Burns Night (Scotland)
February 5th Tuesday Chinese New Year (Year of the Pig)
February 14th Thursday St Valentine’s Day
February 17th Sunday Random Acts of Kindness Day
March 1st Friday St. David’s Day
March 5th Tuesday Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Day
March 7th Thursday World Book Day
March 13th Wednesday National No Smoking Day
March 15th Friday Red Nose Day
March 17th Sunday St. Patrick’s Day (Bank Holiday in Northern Ireland)
March 20th Wednesday First Day of Spring
March 31st Sunday Mother’s Day
Daylight Saving Time starts – Clocks go forward
April 1st Monday April Fool’s Day
April 6th Saturday The Grand National
April 19th Friday Good Friday (Bank Holiday)
April 21st Sunday Easter Sunday
April 22nd Monday Easter Monday (Bank Holiday except in Scotland)
April 23rd Tuesday St. George’s Day
May 6th Monday Early May Bank Holiday
May 18th Saturday FA Cup Final
May 27th Monday Spring Bank Holiday
June 16th Sunday Father’s Day
June 21st Thursday First Day of Summer – Longest day
July 1st – 14th Monday – Sunday Wimbledon Tennis Championships
July 30th Tuesday International Friendship Day
August 5th Monday Summer Bank Holiday (Scotland only)
August 26th Monday Summer Bank Holiday (except in Scotland)
September 23rd Monday First Day of Autumn
October 27th Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends – Clocks go back
October 31st Thursday Halloween
November 5th Tuesday Bonfire Night
November 10th Sunday Remembrance Sunday
November 29th Friday Black Friday
December 2nd Monday Cyber Monday
St. Andrew’s Day  (Bank Holiday in Scotland)
December 22nd Sunday First Day of Winter – Shortest day
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 26th Thursday Boxing Day
December 31st Tuesday New Year’s Eve
Hogmany (Scotland)

Inspiring you to plan out some killer campaigns?

Try also our blog “5 Different Types of Email Campaign

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Annette West

Project Manager at NewZapp

@NettyWest

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