When is Father's Day this year, and will we still be in lockdown?

17 June 2020, 11:29 | Updated: 17 June 2020, 11:31

When is Father's Day 2020 in the UK?
When is Father's Day 2020 in the UK? Picture: Pexels

By Tom Eames

Father's Day this year will be rather different, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the UK and around the world.

Earlier this year, Mother's Day felt very different for families, as it arrived soon after lockdown was announced by the UK Government.

But how about Father's Day in 2020? When is it this year and will we still be in lockdown?

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  1. When is Father's Day this year in the UK?

    This year, Father's Day lands on June 21.

    Father's Day is always held on the third Sunday of June in the UK.

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  2. Will we still be in lockdown for Father's Day 2020?

    Lockdown was announced on March 23, but England has recently slightly eased certain measures.

    While lockdown is still happening on Father's Day this year, new regulations announced has allowed for friends and family of up to six people to meet in a park or in a garden, as long as everyone keeps to social distancing rules.

    Father's Day celebrations will therefore have to take place in parks and gardens this year.