When Is Mother’s Day In The UK?
In the UK, Mother’s Day has very close connections to Easter, which is why it is celebrated on a different date each year. Mother’s Day in the UK falls on the fourth Sunday during the period of lent. In 2022, Mother’s Day will take place in the UK on the 27th March.
Where Does Mother’s Day Originate From?
In the UK, Mother's Day began as ‘Mothering Sunday’ where Christians were encouraged to visit the ‘Mother Church’ where they were baptised.
Young workers would be given the day off to pay homage to the ‘Mother Church’ and spend time with loved ones. They would often take gifts of flowers and cake to their mothers as a display of appreciation and affection.