Special Days

Buy Nothing Day advocates want shoppers to take a break on the traditionally busiest day of the year.
The Winter Solstice, the point at which we are tilted furthest away from the Sun in Earth's Northern hemisp
Remembrance Sunday is the main day of observance for the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of…
Armistice Day, also known as Remembrance Day, or Poppy Day, commemorates the sacrifices of members of the…
Other countries go crazy at Halloween. Here it's Bonfire Night, aka Guy Fawkes, is marked with fiery…
The Beltane Fire Society is best known for the Beltane Fire Festiva
Around 150 buildings, many off-bounds to the general public during the rest of the year, throw open their d
A Boxing Day Bank Holiday takes place on the 26th December the day after Christmas Day.
The early May Bank Holiday in Scotland falls on the first Monday of May.
Today is a public holiday in Edinburgh. It's a local holiday, so many businesses will not adhere to it.…
Easter Monday is a local public holiday in Edinburgh held on the day after the Christian celebration of…