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Spring key dates in Wales

[St Davids Parade Cardiff]

St David’s Day our national day – 1 March

World Book Day – celebrated in early March each year - 7 March 2019

Six Nations rugby

Mother’s Day/Mothering Sunday 31 March 2018

Spring Equinox 20 March 2019

British Summer time - clocks go forward one hour - 31 March 2019

Dylan Day - held 14 May each year

Hay Festival -  23 May to 2 June 2019

Why not visit the Dylan Thomas Boat House on Dylan Day?


Public Holidays

Good Friday 19 April 2019

Easter Monday 22 April 2019

Early May Bank Holiday 6 May 2019

Spring Bank Holiday 27 May 2019


School holidays

Schools have a two week holidays for Easter and a week at the end of May.


University holidays

Universities take a break at Easter but do not have a half term break like schools. Universities have a longer Easter break or recess.


National Assembly Recesses

*Spring Half Term ​Monday 25 February 2019 - Sunday 3 March 2019

​*Easter ​Monday 8 April 2019 - Sunday 28 April 2019

* provisional dates