World's Holidays

Boxing Day in United Kingdom in 2022

When is Boxing Day?

Boxing Day comes on the second day of Christmas i.e. on 26th December every year. It is a holiday which is celebrated a day after the Christmas Day. It used to be a day when people used to give gifts to the poor.

Boxing day in United Kingdom in 2022

Being a public holiday in the United Kingdom, general offices, business houses, shops and schools remain closed on Boxing Day.

Traditionally, the name Boxing Day came from a day when the rich people used to box up gifts to give to the poor It used to be a day when masters used to give Christmas gift boxes to their servants or their household staff and this day used to be a day off for the servants so that they could go home and give Christmas box to their families. Now-a-days, Boxing Day is famous for a shopping holiday.

Boxing day in United Kingdom in 2022

List of Holidays in United Kingdom in 2022

DayDateHoliday
SaturdayJanuary 01 2022New Year's Day
FridayApril 15 2022Good Friday
MondayApril 18 2022Easter Monday
MondayMay 02 2022Early May Bank Holiday
MondayMay 30 2022Spring Bank Holiday
MondayAugust 29 2022Summer Bank Holiday
SundayDecember 25 2022Christmas Day
MondayDecember 26 2022Boxing Day
TuesdayDecember 27 2022Substitute Bank Holiday For Christmas Day