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Channel Island (Alderney) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the next 3 months

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    Sunday January 1, 2023New Year's DaySecular holiday
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    Monday January 2, 2023New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)Secular holiday
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    Wednesday January 4, 2023Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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    Friday February 17, 2023Winter holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday February 27, 2023Winter holiday (end)School holidays
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    Sunday March 26, 2023Daylight Saving TimeSpecial Events
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    Thursday April 6, 2023Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Friday April 7, 2023Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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    Monday April 10, 2023Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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    Tuesday April 25, 2023Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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    Monday May 1, 2023Early May Bank HolidaySecular holiday
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    Monday May 8, 2023Coronation DaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday May 16, 2023Liberation Daycards/flowers
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    Monday May 22, 2023Victoria DaySchool holidays
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    Friday May 26, 2023Pentecost holiday (beginning)School holidays
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    Monday May 29, 2023Spring Bank HolidaySecular holiday
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    Tuesday May 30, 2023Pentecost holiday (end)School holidays
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    New Year's Day

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    Sunday January 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : The world's most widely celebrated holiday, New Years was set on January 1 by Julius Caesar because that was the date the Roman consuls took over their duties. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

    New Year's Day (moved forward to Monday)

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    Monday January 2, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Christmas holiday (end)

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    Wednesday January 4, 2023
    School holidays : Http://www.alderney.sch.gg/
    calendar issued by the Ministry of Education
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    Schooling is mandatory till age 18
    schools close on Saturday
    school uniforms required
    We carry confirmed dates dates till July 2023

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    Winter holiday (beginning)

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    Friday February 17, 2023
    School holidays :

    Winter holiday (end)

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    Monday February 27, 2023
    School holidays :

    Daylight Saving Time

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    Sunday March 26, 2023
    Special Events : At 1:00 am local times

    Spring holiday (beginning)

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    Thursday April 6, 2023
    School holidays :

    Good Friday

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    Friday April 7, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.

    Easter Monday

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    Monday April 10, 2023
    Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
    Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.

    Spring holiday (end)

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    Tuesday April 25, 2023
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    Early May Bank Holiday

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    Monday May 1, 2023
    Secular holiday : The Bank of England observed about 33 saints' days and religious festivals as holidays, but in 1834 this was reduced to four May 1 (May Day), November 1 (All Saints' Day), Good Friday and Christmas Day. In 1871, the Bank Holidays Act 1871 was introduced. It stated that no person was compelled to make any payment or to do any act upon a bank holiday which he would not be compelled to do or make on Christmas Day or Good Friday. 100 years later the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 was passed, specifying the majority of the current bank holidays, although New Year's Day and May Day were not introduced throughout the whole of the UK until 1974 and 1978.

    Coronation Day

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    Monday May 8, 2023
    Secular holiday : King Charles III

    Liberation Day

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    Tuesday May 16, 2023
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    Victoria Day

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    Monday May 22, 2023
    School holidays : Http://www.alderney.ednet.ns.ca/new%20calendars.htm

    Pentecost holiday (beginning)

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    Friday May 26, 2023
    School holidays :

    Spring Bank Holiday

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    Monday May 29, 2023
    Secular holiday :

    Pentecost holiday (end)

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    Tuesday May 30, 2023
    School holidays :