Finally, we are getting some dry days and it truly seems like Spring is on its way. It is also the time of year when there are a number of celebratory days, so let’s help put some smiles back on people’s faces.

Here are some of the significant dates coming up in the next three months:

Sun 1st March St David’s Day
Tue 5th March Shrove Tuesday
Wed 6th March Ash Wednesday
Tue 10th March Cheltenham Festival starts
Tue 17th March St Patrick’s Day
Sun 22nd March Mother’s Day
Sun 29th March Daylight Saving Time starts
Fri 3rd April School term ends*
Fri 10th April Good Friday
Sun 12th April Easter Sunday

Mon 13th April Easter Monday
Mon 20th April School term starts*
Thu 23rd April St George’s Day & Shakespeare Day
Fri 8th May Early May Bank Holiday (moved from Mon 11th May as part of the 75th anniversary of the VE celebrations)
Fri 22nd May Schools term ends*
Mon 25th May Spring Bank Holiday
Mon 25th May Cheese Rolling at Coopers Hill

* These are the recommended Gloucestershire school term dates. Individual schools and colleges may differ.

Sarah Gerken
Author: Sarah Gerken