Get daily updates directly to your inboxSubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribing!It is the time of year when chocolate eggs and bunnies are beginning to fill supermarket shelves and many people’s thoughts are turning to the religious story that started off Easter .For many, the first bank holiday weekend of the year with four straight days off work will have a particular appeal.But Easter is that most confusing of dates one that is never fixed and changes according to the lunar calendar.Perhaps you’re planning a break with the family or a weekend visiting friends. Or maybe you’re just looking forward to spending a long weekend relaxing at home.Or maybe you are wondering what the religious origin of Easter actually is and what happened during Holy Week Good Friday to Easter to warrant us all marking it.Easter is a Christian feast day these are significant days in the life of Jesus Christ or saints. Unlike most days in the Christian calendar, Easter does not have a fixed date.Easter feast days are moveable days, in that they don’t fall on a fixed date in the normal Gregorian or Julian calendars, which follow the cycle of the sun.Easter instead is determined by the lunar calendar, which is based on the phases of the moon.When is Palm Sunday? All you need to know about the final Sunday before Easter and what Christians eatEaster is scheduled to fall on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the Spring Equinox around March 20.The Spring, or March, Vernal Equinox is the moment the sun crosses the celestial equator the imaginary line in the sky above the Earth’s equator from south to north.So, in Western Christianity, Easter will always fall between March 22 and April 25.But could that change? Campaigners want the next Government to help parents, schools and businesses plan their holidays by fixing the date of Easter.Ministers may be asked to ensure it always falls between April 9 and 15.
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