In january 2016, christian churches again considered the idea of a fixed and unified date of easter, probably either the second or third sunday in april in commonwealth nations easter day is rarely a public holiday, as is the case for celebrations which fall on a sunday. If a bank holiday is on a weekend, a ‘substitute’ weekday becomes a bank holiday, normally the following monday your employer doesn’t have to give you paid leave on bank or public holidays. Dates for easter sunday from 2014 to 2024 the next occurrence of easter sunday is marked in red. In 2000 and 2011, this created a five-day weekend over easter: in 2000, easter monday fell on 24 april, with easter tuesday, 25 april, then being anzac day in 2011, anzac day and easter monday coincided on monday 25 april, which led to a substitute public holiday being declared for tuesday 26 april. Because easter sunday 2016 falls on mar 27, good friday will be on mar 25 and easter monday is on mar 28 the easter is almost always associated with the colorful easter egg nowadays the egg represents new life, as jesus christ began his new life on easter sunday.
Many christians celebrate jesus christ's resurrection on easter sunday the easter date depends on the ecclesiastical approximation of the march equinox is easter sunday a public holiday easter sunday is not a public holiday. Easter fell on april 20 in 2014, march 31 in 2013, april 8 in 2012 and april 24 in 2011 next year, in 2016, easter sunday will be march 27 the chart at right shows the dates of easter each year.
United kingdom 2016 – calendar with british holidays yearly calendar showing months for the year 2016 calendars – online and print friendly – for any year and month. Dates of many of the most important christian holidays are related to the date of easter below you can find a list of most of them in 2016 year please note that some of them are only observed by the roman catholic church while other by most of the christian churches around the world.
Easter, considered the greatest feast day in the christian calendar, is a moveable feast, which means that it falls on a different date each year easter always falls on a sunday, but easter sunday can be as early as march 22 and as late as april 25. Primarygames has a large collection of holiday games, crafts, coloring pages, postcards and stationery for the following holidays: christmas, halloween, easter, valentine's day, st patrick's day, thanksgiving, presidents' day, hanukkah, new year's eve and more every day is a day to celebrate.