It is something we often keep an eye out here at CFM Group and hence, we thought a check list of the key UK calendar dates for 2018 might just be welcome (especially if you are counting the days until midnight on January 31st!) to all our followers and subscribers too.

No prizes for guessing which date Valentine’s Day falls on, but what about the movable dates like Pancake Day and Easter weekend?

Time to start Planning, Supporting, Promoting & Engaging!

Here are our Top 33 UK calendar dates to send an email campaign schedule your next posts or create beautiful images for your clients:

Important Dates 2018

February 13th Tuesday Shrove Tuesday, Pancake Day
February 14th Wednesday Valentine’s Day
February 17th Saturday Random Act of Kindness Day
March 1st Thursday St. David’s Day
March 1st Thursday World Book Day
March 11th Sunday Mother’s Day
March 14th Friday National No Smoking Day
March 17th Saturday St. Patrick’s Day (Bank Holiday in Northern Ireland)
March 17th – 23rd Saturday – Friday Sport Relief Week
March 20th Tuesday First Day of Spring
March 25th Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts – Clocks go forward
March 30th Friday Good Friday (Bank Holiday)
April 1st Sunday Easter Sunday
April 1st Sunday April Fool’s Day
April 2nd Monday Easter Monday (Bank Holiday except in Scotland)
May 19th Saturday Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Wedding
May 28th  Monday Spring Bank Holiday
June 14th – July 15th Thursday – Sunday FIFA World Cup
June 17th Sunday Father’s Day
June 21st Thursday First Day of Summer – Longest day
July 2nd – July 15th Monday – Sunday Wimbledon Tennis Championships
August 6th Monday Summer Bank Holiday (Scotland only)
August 27th Monday Summer Bank Holiday (except in Scotland)
September 23rd Sunday First Day of Autumn
October 31st Wednesday Halloween
November 5th Monday Bonfire Night
November 11th Sunday Remembrance Sunday
November 23rd Friday Black Friday
November 26th Monday Cyber Monday
November 30th Friday St. Andrew’s Day  (Bank Holiday in Scotland)
December 21st Friday First Day of Winter – Shortest day
December 25th Tuesday Christmas Day
December 26th Wednesday Boxing Day

Is there any dates you believe we forgot or are important to you? Feel free to comment below and let us know so as to update accordingly.

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Nicholas is a social entrepreneur, passionate marketeer, career + life coach, consultant, speaker, and community builder. He does this through 1-on-1 coaching, non-profit and businesses consulting, and on a larger scale as Co-founder + Managing Director of CFM Group. He is an internationally recognized strategist, coach, speaker and in the process of writing his 1st book. Possessing over 13 years’ experience in helping clients realise their potential through clarifying their vision, message and market to design the strategies and roadmaps needed to succeed. Utilising this extensive background in strategic planning, pitch and message design, marketing and communications, executive and speaker coaching was his pathway to founding His knowlegde was fundamental in building the company with an investment capital of £1 and a large social impact community and professional development hub in Cambridge, UK. Feel free to comment on any of our articles that interests you or message our CEO directly at ! We hope you enjoy our blog !

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