Religious Festivals 2017/18

Festival

Religion

Date

Eid-ul-Adha*

Islam

Friday 1st September 2017

Diwali

Hindu/Sikh

Thursday 19th October 2017

Advent Sunday

Christian

Sunday 3rd December 2017

Christmas Day

Christian

Monday 25th December 2017

Ash Wednesday

Christian

Wednesday 14th February 2018

Chinese New Year

Chinese tradition

Friday 16th February 2018

Holi

Hindu

Thursday 1st March 2018

Passover

Judaism

Friday 30th March - Saturday 7th April 2018

Good Friday

Christian

Friday 30th March 2018

Easter Day

Christian

Sunday 1st April 2018

Vaisakhi

Sikh

Saturday 14th April 2018

Ramadan begins*

Islam

Wednesday 16th May 2018

Pentecost

Christian

Sunday 20th May 2018

Buddha Day

Buddhism

Tuesday 22nd May 2018

Eid-ul-Fitr*

Islam

Friday 15th June 2018

  • All Islamic Festivals are dependent on the first sighting of the moon and may be +/- 24 hours