Peace & Blessings

Celebration across all faiths

Peace & Blessings is a range of delightful and contemporary greeting cards, designed to celebrate the many religious events and occasions across all major faiths such as Eid, Ramadan, Passover and Chinese New Year. 

Price: £2.65 

Each design has been created to the highest of quality, with tasteful gold foiling. 
A full run down of religious dates can be found here: 

Please click here to view the dates of upcoming religious events for 2019.

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Valentines

Valentine’s Day is celebrated every year on 14 February and is the day when people show their affection for another person or people by sending cards, flowers or chocolates with messages of love.

Thursday 14th February 2019

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar, the celebrations traditionally run from the evening preceding the first day, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first calendar month.

Tuesday 5th February 2019

Mothering Sunday

Mothering Sunday is the fourth Sunday of Lent, it is a day when children give presents, flowers, and greetings cards to their mothers.

Sunday 31st March 2019 UK Date (US Differs)

Passover

Passover is an important Jewish holiday, Jews celebrate Passover as a commemoration of their liberation by God from slavery in ancient Egypt and their freedom as a nation under the leadership of Moses.

Friday 19th April- Saturday 27th April 2019

Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, churches are filled with flowers as these represent new life and Easter Eggs are normally given out. Vaisakhi Saturday

Sunday 21st April 2019

Vaisakhi

Vaisakhi is one of the most important dates in the Sikh calendar, as it is the Sikh New Year festival and also commemorates 1699, the year Sikhism was born as a collective faith.

Saturday 13th April 2019

Start of Ramadan

Ramadan is considered to be the holiest month of the Islamic year, and many Muslims will fast and those who are will abstain from food and drink, from dawn until dusk.

Sunday 5th May 2019 Dependent on lunar sightings. (Subject to change)

Eid-ul-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.

Tuesday 4th June- Wednesday 5th June 2019 Dependent on lunar sightings. (Subject to change)

Hajj

Hajj is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, the most holy city for Muslims, and a mandatory religious duty for Muslims that must be carried out at least once in their lifetime.

Friday 9th August- Wednesday 4th August 2019 Dependent on lunar sightings. (Subject to change)

Eid-ul-Adha

Eid-ul-Adha honours the willingness of Ibrahim to sacrifice his son to show submission to Allah’s command, this celebration is considered even more sacred than

Sunday 11th August- Thursday 15th August 2019 Dependent on lunar sightings. (Subject to change)

Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan is the Hindu festival that celebrates brotherhood and love, it is celebrated on the full moon in the month of Sravana in the lunar calendar, Traditionally, sisters tie a rakhi, a bracelet, around their brothers’ wrists to celebrate their relationship.

Thursday 15th August 2019 Dependent on lunar sightings. (Subject to change)

Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year, most Jews attend synagogue on these days and the preceding evening, traditions include eating apples dipped in honey and blowing the shofar (ram’s horn).

Sunday 29th September- Tuesday 1st October 2019

Islamic new year

The Islamic New Year is the day that marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar year, and is the day on which the year count is incremented.

Saturday 31st August 2019 Dependent on lunar sightings. (Subject to change)

Diwali

Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is the most popular of all the festivals from South Asia, it is also the occasion for celebrations by Jains and Sikhs as well as Hindus.

Sunday 27th October 2019

Hanukkah

Hanukkah is the Jewish eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights” which remembers the rededication of the second Jewish Temple in Jerusalem and is celebrated with a nightly menorah lighting, special prayers and fried foods.

Sunday 2nd December- Monday 10th December 2018, Sunday 22nd December- Monday 30th December 2019

Christmas

Christmas is a Christian holiday commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. A period of waiting and preparation before Christmas is called the “Advent Season”.

Tuesday 25th December 2018, Wednesday 25th December 2019
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