A Royal Wedding and more… 2018 dates for your diary

With a Royal Wedding to look forward to, 2018 is promising to be an exciting year. Here, we pick out the key dates to help you plan ahead for promotions, marketing and seasonal collections.

 

February

Valentine’s Day. 14th February

Chinese New Year (Year of the Dog). 16th February. Celebrations across city centre between 15th and 18th February.

Half term. 12th-23rd February

 

March

Mother’s Day. 11th March

St Patrick’s Day. 17th March

Easter holidays. 26th-13th April

 

April

Easter Bank Holiday. 2nd April

St George’s Day. 23rd April

 

May

Early May Bank Holiday. 7th May

Royal Wedding of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle. 19th May

Spring Bank Holiday. 28th May

Summer half term. 28th-1st June

 

June

Father’s Day. 17th June

Eid-Al-Fitr. 14th June

 

July

Summer holiday. 16th-5th Sept

University of Birmingham graduation. 4th-12th July

Aston University graduation. 16th-20th July

Birmingham City University graduation. 24th-27th July

 

August

Eid-Al-Adha. 21st August

 

October

Halloween. 31st October

Half term. 22nd-2nd November

 

November

Bonfire Night. 5th November

Diwali. 7th November

Black Friday. 23rd November

Cyber Monday. 26th November

 

December

Christmas half term. 24th-4th January

Christmas Eve. 24th December

Christmas Day. 25th December

Boxing Day. 26th December

 

January

New Year’s Day. 2019 1st January