When is Mother’s Day UK 2024?

Mother’s Day UK 2024 is on Sunday, 10th of March 2024

If you’ve ever looked up when the UK celebrates Mother’s Day 2024, you might have had some questions. Why does the UK celebrate it on a different date than the rest of the world? Is it something that it does just because the US and the UK can’t be seen doing the same thing? Well as funny as it would be if it were the case, there’s a different reason for that and it is just as interesting.

So let’s briefly look up the History of Mother’s Day UK, when it is celebrated and then later we’ll look at some lovely gift ideas that you can give to your mom this coming Mother’s Day.

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Why the different date?

Mother’s Day in US was started by Anna Jarvis who, honoring her mother’s wishes, started to lead the movement to have establish a day that commemorates and honors women and mothers. But in the UK, the idea of Mother’s Day is something that was in tradition for a few centuries. The concept was based on Mothering Sunday, a festival that was marked by people returning to their “Mother Church” in their hometown to offer church services. As Christianity spread through Europe, this tradition too spread among many communities where it is followed to this day!

Celebration of Mother’s Day

While most of countries follow International Mother’s Day falls on the second Sunday of May, UK celebrates it on the fourth Sunday of Lent, which is exactly three weeks before Easter and usually falls in the month of March.

Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day 2024

Picking out the best gifts for your mom can be a difficult task, especially for boys, who, let’s be honest, suck at deciding on gifts. But Jokes aside, these Gift Ideas will surely help you come up with the best gift that you think would hold a more personal touch.

  1. Jewelry: A simple-looking piece of Jewelry like a bracelet, earrings, necklace, etc. has all the potential to put a wide smile on your mum’s face.
  2. Mugs with personalized message: You can now get mugs and other such items with personalized messages and designs that would make a perfect gift for your mom.
  3. Clothing & Accessories: A nice cardigan or a sweater, a lovely coat or a jacket, or even a simple dress would make your mother’s day when she gets to now that you bought it for her!

Mother’s Day wishes:

  1. “As I grow older, I realize how often we agree with each other now. And one more thing that we can agree upon today is that you’re the best mom that one could ever have….. Happy Mother’s Day”
  2. “You know, I used to think wine was a boring drink that only old ladies drank, but that thought changed very quick last night. Anyway, DO NOT Open your wine cabinet before I get home!!! Happy Mother’s Day”
  3. “Hey Mom, thanks for putting up with me for all these years. So as a Thank You I’m taking you out to dinner! On a totally unrelated note, Can I borrow 50 bucks? Happy Mother’s Day!!!”

Show your Mom the love she deserves!

Take inspiration for these gift ideas and look up all sorts of different gifts online. You can various affordable yet cute gifts that will make your mom’s day. Also remember to do her chores, show her love and do everything you can to make her feel special on this beautiful day.

And if you’re wondering “When is Mother’s Day 2024 UK?” mark your calendar for March 10th.

Mother’s Day in UK Dates

Here’s a list of the following 4 years Mother’s Days UK, including the Date and Day.

HolidayDateDay
Mother’s Day UK 2024March 10, 2024Sunday
Mother’s Day UK 2025March 30, 2025Sunday
Mother’s Day UK 2026March 15, 2026Sunday
Mother’s Day UK 2027March 07, 2027Sunday

Mother’s Day in USA Dates

Here’s a list of the following 4 years Mother’s Days, including the Date and Day.

HolidayDateDay
Mother’s Day 2024May 12, 2024Sunday
Mother’s Day 2025May 11, 2025Sunday
Mother’s Day 2026May 10, 2026Sunday
Mother’s Day 2027May 09, 2027Sunday