Mother's Day will soon be approaching, and the planning for gifts will soon need to take place.

However, obviously it would be good to know when exactly Mother's Day is, as the date changes each year and it could catch you out.

It all revolves around when Easter is in the UK which is different each year as it is determined by the lunar calendar.

The UK's Mother's Day always falls on the fourth Sunday during the period of Lent, when people typically give up things like certain foods or bad habits for the days leading up to Easter.

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This is different to Mothering Sunday in the United States which is an annual holiday that takes place on the second Sunday of May each year.

When is Mother's Day in the UK for 2022?

Mother's Day for 2022 will fall on Sunday, March 27 with Easter Sunday coming slightly later on Sunday, April 17.

What is Mother's Day?

Mother's Day is a day to celebrate mothers, grandmothers, and other maternal figures.

The day was more originally linked to Christianity but has since lost a lot of its connections to the church and is mainly a family day.