The spring bank holiday, also known as the Summer Half-Term Monday, is a time for people in the United Kingdom to have a day off work or school. It falls on the last Monday of May but it used to be on the Monday after Pentecost.

  • Statutory bank holiday from 1971, following a trial period from 1965 to 1971
  • Replaced Whit Monday, which had been a public holiday since 1871, and whose date varied according to the date of Easter
  • Most schools fix a minimum of a week’s break to coincide, giving the alternative name
  • The legislation does not specify a name for the holiday, merely when it occurs

When is Spring Bank Holiday ?

  • Spring Bank Holiday in 2022 is on Thursday, 02-June, 2022.
  • Spring Bank Holiday in 2021 was on Monday, 31-May, 2021.
  • Spring Bank Holiday in 2020 was on Monday, 25-May, 2020.

Check all the historical dates for Spring Bank Holiday in below table.
. Spring Bank Holiday .
YEAR DATE
2025Monday, 26-May-2025
2024Monday, 27-May-2024
2023Monday, 29-May-2023
2022Thursday, 02-Jun-2022
2021Monday, 31-May-2021
2020Monday, 25-May-2020
2019Monday, 27-May-2019