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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 - 1 March 2018

Six Nations rugby: Wales face Italy on 11 March and France on 17 March, both at the iconic Principality Stadium, Cardiff. Anthony Joshua will look to add another World Heavyweight belt to his collection when he takes on Joseph Parker in the same stadium, on 31 March.

[Principality Stadium]

Mother’s Day/Mothering Sunday 11 March 2018

Spring Equinox 20 March 2018

British Summer time - clocks go forward one hour - 25 March 2018

Dylan Day - held 14 May each year

RHS Flower Show in Cardiff - 13 - 15 April

Hay Festival - Thursday 24 May through to Sunday 3 June 2018.

Urdd National Eisteddfod - in the county borough of Bridgend between 28 May – 2 June 2018

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

Public Holidays

Good Friday 30 March 2018

Easter Monday 2 April 2018

Early May Bank Holiday 7 May 2018

Spring Bank Holiday 28 May 2018

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

Monday 26 March 2018 - Sunday 15 April 2018

Monday 29 May 2018 - Sunday 3 June 2018