Important Dates and Events

International days, weeks and months are highlighted on the calendar and monthly sections below.

Sites should be aware of these important dates and events, and involve the workforce and/or community wherever possible.

Click on a link to find out more information about an event. You can also get ideas about how your site or company could get involved in important dates and events to interact with the community, raise awareness or make charitable donations.

For a full list of Scheme specific events, including Workshops and Advanced Workshops, click here.

 

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November 2019

1 - 30

Movember

Movember is the No.1 leading global organisation committed to changing the face of men’s health.

6

National Stress Awareness Day

This campaign supports the action of reducing stress and enhancing wellbeing and performance at work.

11 - 17

Alcohol Awareness Week

Alcohol Awareness Week hosted by Alcohol Concern is aimed at getting people thinking about alcohol and how it affects us as individuals, families, communities and society as a whole.

18 - 24

Road Safety Week

Road Safety Week is the UK’s biggest road safety event, coordinated annually by Brake and involving thousands of schools, organisations and communities each year.

 

19

International Men’s Day

International Men’s Day is an annual global event, which celebrates positive male role models and the impact they have on society.

January 2020

1 - 31

Dry January

Dry January is an annual campaign organised by Alcohol Concern, encouraging a completely alcohol free lifestyle for a total 31 days with the aim to raise awareness of alcohol consumption and healthy living.

February 2020

4

World Cancer Day

This campaign promotes the research for curing as well as preventing the disease, upgrading the provided services to the patients, the sensitisation of the common opinion and the mobilisation of the global community against cancer.

6

Time to Talk Day

This campaign aims to stop people being too afraid to talk about their experiences because they fear it will affect their jobs or relationships.

March 2020

1 - 31

The Sides of March

This month-long campaign is organised by CALM, encouraging men to grow sideburns to raise money and awareness of male suicide prevention.

March 2021

12

Comic Relief

Red Nose Day is a UK-wide fundraising event organised every two years by Comic Relief.