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There are eight bank holidays a year in England and Wales, nine in Scotland and ten in Northern Ireland. Additional days have been allocated for special events, such as royal weddings and jubilees. There are seven bank holidays common to all jurisdictions: New Year's Day, Good Friday, the early May bank holiday, the Spring bank holiday, the Summer bank holiday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Easter Monday is a bank holiday in both England and Wales and Northern Ireland, but not in Scotland. In Northern Ireland, St Patrick's Day and Orangemen's Day are also bank holidays. In Scotland, 2 January and St Andrew's Day are bank holidays.There is no automatic right to time off on these days, but banks close and the majority of the working population is granted time off work or extra pay for working on these days, depending on their contracts.

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Description day of the week day month year Julian Day
New Year's Day (1/1) day of the week day 1 year julian day
New Year Holiday (2/1) (only Scotland) day of the week day 1 year julian day
St. Patrick's Day (17/3) (only Northern Ireland) day of the week day 3 year julian day
Good Friday Friday day month year julian day
Easter Monday (not in Scotland) Monday day month year julian day
May Day Bank Holiday Monday day 5 year julian day
Spring Bank Holiday Monday day 5 year julian day
Battle of the Boyne (12/7) (only Northern Ireland) day of the week day 7 year julian day
Late Summer bank holiday Monday day 8 year julian day
St Andrew's Day (30/11) (only Scotland) day of the week day month year julian day
Christmas Day (25/12) day of the week day month year julian day
Boxing Day (26/12) day of the week day month year julian day