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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June 2020

15 - 21

Men’s Health Week

Men’s Health Week 2019 focuses on the impact of inequality and deprivation on men’s health.

15 - 21

Learning Disability Week

Learning Disability Week is co-ordinated annually by MENCAP.

This event focuses on the issues affecting people with a learning disability and their families.

18

Clean Air Day

Clean Air Day encourages us all to think about air pollution and how we can improve air quality.

The campaign asks people to reduce the amount of air pollution they create, talk to others about how to improve air quality, and avoid harmful air pollution.

23

International Women in Engineering Day

International Women in Engineering Day is held annually to promote careers in engineering for girls and celebrate the achievements of female engineers.

September 2020

5

International Day of Charity

On this International Day of Charity, the United Nations invites everyone to commemorate the Day in an appropriate manner, by encouraging charity, including through education and public awareness-raising activities.

16 - 22

European Mobility Week

This annual campaign focuses on raising awareness of the use of public transport, cycling, walking and various modes of transport to get cities moving in the right direction.

25

World’s Biggest Coffee Morning – Macmillan

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan Cancer Support’s biggest charity fundraising event.

Where people across the UK raise money to help change the lives of people affected by cancer.

29

World Heart Day

World Heart Day is coordinated annually by the World Heart Foundation.

This day focuses on creating healthy heart environments. By ensuring that everyone has the chance to make healthy heart choices wherever they live, work and play, World Heart Day encourages us all to reduce our cardiovascular risk, and promotes a heart-healthy planet for those around us.

October 2020

1 - 31

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This campaign focuses on highlighting the importance of breast cancer awareness, education and research.

1 - 31

Stoptober

This campaign takes place every October.

A stop smoking challenge, which if you participate, you are five times more likely to stay smokefree for good.

6 - 8

UK Construction Week

UK Construction Week brings together all stakeholders within the built environment across every facet of design, build and product innovation and is dedicated to knowledge sharing, championing good practice and problem solving.

10

World Mental Health Day

The annual event promotes mental health education, awareness and advocacy. This year’s event will be focusing on mental health in the workplace.

12 - 18

Grown in Britain Week

Grown in Britain Week is a national celebration of our woods and the societal values and products that they contribute.

November 2020

1 - 30

Movember

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

4

National Stress Awareness Day

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

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 2021

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.

March 2021

12

Comic Relief

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