Handsel Monanday

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Handsel Monanday
Date First Monday in January
2014 date January 6  (2014-01-06)
2015 date January 5  (2015-01-05)
2016 date January 4  (2016-01-04)
2017 date January 2  (2017-01-02)
Frequency annual

Handsel Monanday is the first Monanday o the year, especially as uisst tae be celebrate in Scotland an northren Ingland.

"Handsel" means the wee tips an siller that it wis customary tae gie at the beginnin o the first wirkin week o a new year. In this wey it is a bittie kin tae Boxin Day.