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Public General Holidays

Public General Holidays in Glasgow differ from those of Council employees. These are already established under the Council's Conditions of Service.

With the exception of Easter the public general holidays follow a formula and fall at the same time each year. The formula is as follows:-

New Year's Day (or in lieu).

2nd January (or in lieu).

Easter Monday

May Day - 1st Monday in May.

Spring Holiday - Last Monday in May.

Glasgow Fair - Saturday before the 3rd Monday.

Autumn Holiday - Last Monday in September.

Christmas Day (or in lieu).

Boxing Day (or in lieu).

Public Holidays in 2021 will be as follows:-

New Year

Friday

Monday

1 January 2021

4 January 2021

Easter

Monday

5 April 2021

May DayMonday

3 May 2021

SpringMonday

31 May 2021

Glasgow FairSaturday

17 July 2021

AutumnMonday

27 September 2021

Christmas

Monday

Tuesday

27 December 2021

28 December 2021

 

Public Holidays in 2022 will be as follows:-

New Year

Monday

Tuesday

3 January 2022

4 January 2022

Easter

Monday

18 April 2022

May DayMonday

2 May 2022

SpringThursday

2 June 2022

*Queen's Platinum Jubilee holiday

Friday3 June 2022

Glasgow Fair

Saturday16 July 2022

Autumn

Monday26 September 2022
Christmas

Monday

Tuesday

26 December 2022

27 December 2022

 

*Additional public holiday for 2022

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