January 1 New Year’s Day

Easter Monday

Ascension Day (forty days after Easter)

Whit Monday (seventh Monday after Easter)

May 1 Labour Day

May 8 Victory in Europe (VE) Day 1945

July 14 Bastille Day

August 15 Assumption of the Virgin Mary

November 1 All Saints’ Day

November 11 Armistice Day

December 25 Christmas Day

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