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Key Trading Events in 2021

The pandemic lockdowns have added a significant degree of unpredictability to planning for events and trading opportunities in 2021.  We’ve listed below the key dates but the sporting events need to be treated with caution at this stage.

  • Burns Night: 25/01
  • Chinese New Year: 12/02 to 26/02
  • Valentine’s Day: 14/02
  • Mothers Day: 14/03
  • Pancake Tuesday: 16/02
  • St Patrick’s Day: 17/03
  • Jewish Passover: 27/03 to 04/04
  • Good Friday: 02/04
  • Easter Sunday: 04/04
  • Easter Monday: 05/04
  • Ramadan begins: 12/04
  • May Bank Holiday: 03/05
  •  Eid Mubarak: 11/05
  • Spring Bank Holiday: 31/05
  • European Football Championship 11/06 to 11/07 (Final)
  • Fathers Day: 20/06
  • Wimbledon Tennis 28/06 to 11/07
  • USA Independence Day: 04/07
  • Olympics 23/07 to 08/08
  • August Bank Holiday (Scotland): 02/08
  • Alan Shearer’s birthday: 13/08
  • August Bank Holiday: 30/08
  • Rugby World Cup 18/09 to 16/10
  • Diwali: 04/11
  • Halloween: 31/10
  • Bonfire Night: 05/11
  • Black Friday: 26/11
  • Christmas Day: 25/12
  • Boxing Day: 26/12
  • New Years Eve: 31/12

Worth noting these dates as potential sales drivers and planning ahead.

David Gilroy

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