It’s the time people think about getting started on their patch or their window box, or heading for some sun.
The effect is weaker when Easter falls early than when it is late in April.
So, Easter Sunday is traditionally celebrated as the Sunday following the first full moon after the Spring Equinox.
There are laws in place that allow the dates of UK bank holidays to be changed, or other holidays to be declared, for example to celebrate special state occasions.There are different bank and public holidays in different parts of the UK.There are currently six permanent bank holidays in England and Wales. St Georges Day is not yet a public holiday but is celebrated all over England. Halloween is not a public holiday in the UK but is increasingly a popular event celebrated by families.NOTE: If Boxing Day naturally falls on a Monday, the next day (Tuesday) is normally the public holiday associated with Christmas Day, as in the case for 2016.There are seven permanent bank holidays across the whole of Scotland. There are also other public or local holidays which can be determined by local authorities, based on local tradition.