Getting ready for a move from Australia to the UK ? Learning as much as you can about the culture
before you go can help you get ready for your move and more seamlessly adjust
to life abroad. An important part of the culture in the UK is the holiday
Here are some details
about UK holidays:
- England, Wales and
Scotland have eight legal public holidays, while Northern Ireland has 10.
- New Year's Day and
Christmas Day are holidays, and the UK also recognizes Good Friday and Easter
Monday as annual public holidays.
- Commonly known as
Boxing Day, the day following Christmas is also a national holiday; however, if
the 26th is a Sunday, the occasion is celebrated the following Monday or the
- The UK has three bank
holidays. They fall on the first Monday in May, the last Monday in May and the
last Monday in August.
- In Northern Ireland, 17th September or St. Patrick's Day and 12th July or Orangemen's Day are also
To learn more about
the culture of the UK and prepare for your move abroad, give us a call here at