Past Events

This page lists previous events that have occurred on the calendar.

These international days, weeks and months are highlighted in the monthly sections below.

Sites should be aware of these important dates, and can get ideas and learn from previous events, when making future plans.

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Previous events


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.

December 2020

11

Christmas Jumper Day

Every year, Save the Children organises a fundraiser called Christmas Jumper Day – this is a great opportunity for anyone to donate to a great cause and have fun whilst doing so!

November 2020

16 - 22

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.

16 - 22

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.

 

October 2020

23

Wear It Pink Day

Wear it Pink day is one of the biggest fundraising events in the UK and is organised by Breast Cancer Now, a charity dedicated to research into preventing breast cancer, catching it earlier, and treating the disease properly at every stage to ensure it takes as few lives as possible.

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.

8

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.

September 2020

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.

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.

11 - 27

The Great British Spring Clean

The Great British Spring Clean is an event organised by Keep Britain Tidy which calls on #LitterHeroes across the country to help improve their local environment.

7 - 13

Know your Numbers! Blood Pressure Week

Know your Numbers! Blood Pressure Week is coordinated annually by Blood Pressure UK.

This week is designed to encourage adults across the UK to know their blood pressure numbers and take the necessary action to reach and maintain a healthy blood pressure.

June 2020

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.

1 - 7

Child Safety Week

Child Safety Week is an annual campaign run by the Child Accident Prevention Trust to raise awareness of the risks of child accidents and how they can be prevented.

 

May 2020

4 - 10

Deaf Awareness Week

This campaign aims to highlight the positive outcomes of being deaf aware and how involvement, not only throughout Deaf Awareness Week, but on a daily basis, can continue to improve the understanding of all types of deafness, together with the communications methods that can be used.