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The Nelson Mandela statue on London’s Parliament Square, a wonderful tribute from the City of London to South Africa’s iconic freedom fighter and first democratic president, symbolises our mutual friendship and respect. Mandela speech to the Palace of Westminster, 11 July, 1996.

         PUBLIC HOLIDAYS OBSERVED BY THE SOUTH AFRICAN HIGH COMMISSION IN LONDON - 2019

      DATE

     DAY

     HOLIDAY

1 January

Tuesday

New Year’s Day

21 March

Thursday

Human Rights Day

19 April

Friday

Good Friday

22 April  

Monday                              

Family Day / Easter Monday

6 May   

Monday

Early May Bank Holiday

27 May

Monday

Spring Bank Holiday

17 June

Monday

Youth Day (16th)

9 August

Friday

National Women’s Day

26 August

Monday

Summer Bank Holiday

24 September

Tuesday

Heritage Day

25 December

Wednesday

Christmas Day

26 December

Wednesday

Day of Goodwill / Boxing Day