Holidays in Great Britain Student of group BD1-27(9) Sel'kova Valery
There are only 6 public holidays in GB. Those are days on which people need not go into work.
These are days:
Christmas day observed on December 25th. The children are decorating the tree, housewives are busy in the kitchen getting things ready for the next day's dinner.
This is the day when one visits friends, goes for a drive or a long walk or just sits around recovering from too much food
Good Friday and Easter Monday depend on Easter Sunday, which falls on the 1st Sunday after a full Moon on or after March 21st.
Spring Bank Holiday
Late Summer Bank Holiday.
The Spring Bank Holiday falls on the last Monday of May or on the 1st Monday of June, while the Late Summer Bank Holiday comes on the last Monday in August or on the first Monday in September, depending on which of the Monday is nearer to June 1st and September 1st respectively.
Most of these holidays are of religious origin, though it would be right to say that for the great part of the population they have lost their religious significance and are simply days on which people relax, drink and make merry.