Awareness Days 2021 - 2022

SEPTEMBER OCTOBER NOVEMBER
01 – Childhood Cancer Awareness Week

05 – International Day of Charity

06 – Zero Waste Week

07 – International Day of Clean Air

08 – International Literacy Day

10 – World Suicide Prevention Day

11 – World First Aid Day

13 – Jeans for Genes Day

15 – International Day of Democracy

16 – International Day for the

Prevention of the Ozone Layer

20 – Recycle Week Starts

21 – International Day of Peace

21 – World Alzheimer’s Day

22 – National Fitness Day

24 – Sexual Health Week

25 – Rosh Hashanah (Jewish)

24 – MacMillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee

Morning

26 – European Day of Languages

27 – World Tourism Day

01 – Black History Month

01 – National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

01 – ADHD Awareness Week

01 – International Day of Older People

01 – International School Librarian’s Day

03 – Grandparent’s Day

04 – World Animal Day

04 – World Space Week

04 – Yom Kippur (Jewish)

04 – Challenge Poverty Week

05 – World Teacher Day

07 – Navratri Begins (Hindu)

07 – World Smile Day

10 – World Mental Health Day

11 – International Day of the Girl

13 – World Sight Day

15 – Global Handwashing Day

16 – World Food Day

16 – Restart a Heart Day

18 – Anti-Slavery Day

19 – Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH) Birth

(Muslim)

21 – Conflict Resolution Day

21 – World Values Day

24 – Divali (Hindu) & Bandi Chhor Divas (Sikh)

24 – United Nations Day

31 – World Cities Day

 

01 – All Saint’s Day (Christian)

01 – Men’s Health Awareness Month

01 – Movember

01 – World Vegan Day

01 – Lung Cancer Awareness Month

02 – All Soul’s Day (Christian)

02 – Mexican Day of the Dead

03 – National Stress Awareness Month

05 – Guy Fawke’s Night/Bonfire Night

08 – Guru Nanak’s Birthday (Sikh)

11 – Remembrance Day

12 – Children in Need

13 – World Kindness Day

14 – Interfaith Week

14 – World Diabetes Day

15 – Anti-bullying Week

15 – Road Safety Week

16 – International Day of Tolerance

16 – Alcohol Awareness Week

19 – World Philosophy Day

19 – International Man’s Day

20 – Transgender Day of Remembrance

20 – Universal Children’s Day

20 – International Restorative Justice Week

25 – White Ribbon Day

27 – National Tree Week

30 – St Andrew’s Day (Christian)

DECEMBER JANUARY FEBRUARY
01 – World AIDS Day

02 – International Day for the Abolition  of Slavery

02 – Grief Awareness Week

03 – International Day for Persons with Disabilities

05 – International Volunteer’s Day

05 – UN World Soil Day

06 – St Nicholas’ Day (Christian)

07 – Giving Tuesday

09 – International Anti-Corruption Day

10 – Christian Jumper Day

10 – International Human Rights Day

10 – International Animal Rights Day

11 – International Mountain Day

14 – Geeta Jaya (Hindu)

15 – International Day of Democracy

18 – International Migrant’s Day

18 – Hanukkah (Jewish)

20 – International Human Solidarity UN Day

21 – Winter Solstice

25 – Christmas Day (Christian)

26 – Boxing Day (Christian)

31 – New Year’s Eve

 

 

01 – New Year’s Day

01 – Veganuary Month

04 – World Braille Day

06 – Epiphany (Christian)

07 – Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

09 – Guru Gobind Singh’s birthday

10 – Bodhi Day (Buddhist)

10 – National Obesity Awareness Week

11 – National Human Trafficking Awareness Day

13 – Lohri (Sikh & Hindu)

16 – World Religion Day

17 – Martin Luther King Day USA

17 – Blue Monday

23 – National Handwriting Day

24 – International Day of Education

27 – Holocaust Memorial Day

28 – The Big Garden Birdwatch Weekend

 

01 – Children’s Mental Health Week

01 – Chinese New Year

01 – LGBT+ History Month

01 – National Heart Month

04 – World Cancer Day

06 – Eating Disorders Awareness Week

07 – Race Equality Week

07 – Time to Talk Day

07 – National Apprenticeships Week

08 – Safer Internet Day

11 – International Day of Women and Girls in Science

12 – Red Hand Day for Child Soldiers

13 – UN World Radio Day

14 – Valentine’s Day

15 – International Child Cancer Day

16 – Sangha Day (Buddhist)

17 – Random Act of Kindness Day

20 – World Day for Social Justice

21 – Fairtrade Fortnight

22 – World Thinking Day

28 – Rare Disease Day

? Empathy Week

MARCH APRIL MAY
01 – Self-Injury Awareness Day

01 – Shrove Tuesday (Christian)

01 – St David’s Day (Christian)

01 – Women’s History Month

01 – UN Zero Discrimination Day

01 – Marie Curie Daffodil Appeal

01 – Ovarian & Prostate Awareness Week

02 – Ash Wednesday (Christian)

02 – Lent (Christian)

03 – World Book Day

03 – World Wildlife Day

04 – National Salt Awareness Week

06 – No More Week

07 – National Career’s Week

08 – International Women’s Day

10 – International School Meals Day

10 – World Kidney Day

11 – British Science Week

11 – Brain Awareness Week

14 – Commonwealth Day

14 – Nutrition & Hydration Week

15 – Young Carers Action Day

16 – Disability Access Day

16 – Purim (Jewish)

17 – St Patrick’s Day

18 – Global Recycling Day

18 – Holi (Hindu)

18 – Stop Child Sexual Exploitation Day

18 – World Sleep Day

20 – International Day of Happiness

20 – World Oral Health Day

20 – Spring Equinox

21 – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

21 – Shakespeare’s Week

21 – World Down Syndrome Day

21 – World Poetry Day

21 – Debt Awareness Week

21 – Sustrans Big Walk & Wheel

22 – World Water Day

23 – National Day of Reflection

23 – World Meteorological Day

24 – World Tuberculosis Day

25 – International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade

25 – Global Money Week

26 – Earth Hour

27 – Mothering Sunday (Christian)

28 – World Hunger Day

30 – World Bipolar Day

31 – International Transgender Day of Visibility

? – Sports Relief

? – National Day of Reflection

? – Justice Week

 

01 – Bowel Cancer Awareness Week

01 – National Pet’s Month

01 – Stress Awareness Month

01 – Sexual Assault Awareness Month

01 – Walk to Work Day

02 – International Children’s Book Day

02 – Ramadan begins (Muslim)

02 – World Autism Awareness Day

04 – International Mine Awareness Day

07 – World Health Day

10 – Palm Sunday (Christian)

10 – Parkinson’s Awareness Week

10 – Rama Navami (Hindu)

12 – International Day for Street Children

14 – Lent ends (Christian)

14 – Maundy Thursday (Christian)

14 – Vaisakhi (Sikh)

15 – Good Friday (Christian)

15 – Passover begins (Jewish)

17 – Easter Sunday (Christian)

18 – MS Awareness Week

21 – Groundation Day (Rastafarian)

22 – Earth Day

22 – National Stephen Lawrence Day

23 – St George’s Day

23 – Shakespeare Day

23 – National Picnic Day

24 – World Immunisation Week

25 – World Malaria Day

25 – Allergy Awareness Week

25 – National Gardening Week

28 – On Your Feet Britain Day

28 – World Day for Safety & Health at Work

28 – Worker’s Memorial Day

28 – Stop Food Waste Day

29 – International Dance Day

29 – World Wish Day

30 – International Jazz Day

01 – May Day / International Worker’s Day

01 – Local & Community History Month

01 – National Share a Story Month

01 – National Walking Month

01 – Action on Stroke Month

02 – May Bank Holiday

02 – Teacher Appreciation Week

02 – Deaf Awareness Week

02 – Eid al-Fitr (Muslim)

03 – World Asthma Day

04 – International Fire Fighters Day

05 – International Midwives Day

06 – Sun Awareness Week

06 – Save Lives Clean Your Hands Day

06 – Wesak (Buddhist)

07 – NSPCC Number Day

08 – VE Day

08 – World Red Cross & Red Crescent Day

09 – Europe Day

09 – Dying Matters Awareness Week

11 – ME Awareness Week

12 – International Nurses’ Day

13 – Mental Health Awareness Week

13 – National Numeracy Day

14 – Arthritis Care Awareness Week

15 – Christian Aid Week (Christian)

15 – Dementia Awareness Week

15 – International Day of Families

15 – National Epilepsy Week

16 – International Boys Day

17 – International Day against

Homophobia & Transphobia

21 – World Day for Cultural Diversity

21 – World Meditation Day

23 – World Turtle Day

25 – International Missing Children’s Day

26 – Ascension Day (Christian)

28 – World Hunger Day

28 – Menstrual Hygiene Day

29 – World Day of United Nation’s Peacekeepers

31 – World No Tobacco Day

? – Schools’ Football Week

JUNE JULY AUGUST
01 – Global Day of Parents

01 – Pride Month

01 – Volunteer’s Week

02 – Spring Bank Holiday

03 – Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday

03 – Child Safety Week

04 – Shavout (Jewish)

04 – The Big Lunch

05 – Pentecost/Whit Sunday (Christian)

05 – World Environment Day

08 – World Ocean’s Day

08 – Carer’s Week

09 – Empathy Day

10 – Diabetes Week

10 – Men’s Health Week

10 – National School Business Leader’s Day

11 – Queen’s Official Birthday

12 – World Day against Child Labour

13 – My Money Week

14 – World Blood Donor Day

14 – Healthy Eating Week

17 – World Day to Combat Desertification & Drought

17 – Breathe Easy Week

19 – Juneteenth

19 – Father’s Day

20 – World Refugee Week

20 – Learning Disability Week

21 – World Music Day

21 – World Humanist Day

22 – Windrush Day

24 – One Britain, One Nation Day

25 – Armed Forces Day

28 – Pride Day

28 – Start of Wimbledon

30 – RSE Day

? – National Growing for Wellbeing Week

? – UK Coaching Week

? – Loneliness Awareness Week

? – Clean Air Day

? – World Wellbeing Week

? – Children’s Hospice Week

? – National Writing Day

? – School Diversity Week

 

01 – Plastic Free July

01 – Good Care Month

01 – International Reggae Day

03 – International Plastic Bag Free Day

05 – Birthday of the NHS

09 – Eid al-Adha begins

11 – World Population Day

12 – National Simplicity Day

13 – Dharma Day (Buddhist)

15 – World Youth Skills Day

17 – World Day for International Justice

24 – Samaritan’s Day

28 – World Hepatitis Day

30 – Muharram (Muslim)

30 – International Day of Friendship

? – Children’s Art Week

? – National Bereaved Parents Day

? – Love Park’s Week

? – Black Leader’s Awareness Day

? – National Hygiene Week

? – Glad to Care Awareness Week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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