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

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.

15 - 21

Men’s Health Week

Men’s Health Week 2020 has the theme of ‘Take Action on Covid-19’.

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

18 - 24

Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW)

Mental Health Awareness Week helps to raise awareness of mental health and wellbeing issues.


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.

March 2020

3 - 7

National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is designed to celebrate apprenticeships and the positive impact they have on individuals, businesses and the wider economy.

2 - 7

National Careers Week

National Careers Week encourages education providers to bring together students, local employers and advisers through careers events and activities.

February 2020


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.

December 2019


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!

September 2019


World Suicide Prevention Day

This campaign aims to raise understanding about suicide and highlight effective prevention activities.