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


December 2019

13

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 2019

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.

 

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.

October 2019

18

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.

September 2019

27

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.

10

World Suicide Prevention Day

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

9 - 15

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.

9 - 15

Stop. Make a Change

Stop. Make a Change is a joint national initiative targeting improvements in health, safety and wellbeing for the sector by taking time to discuss some of the challenges we face as a sector and how they can be overcome.

August 2019

8

Cycle to Work Day

This is a national event aiming to encourage everyone to take to two wheels and cycle to work for at least one day to promote active travel and healthy living.

June 2019

17 - 23

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.

April 2019

28

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

The World Day for Safety and Health at Work is an awareness-raising campaign intended to focus international attention on emerging trends in occupational safety and health, focusing on the magnitude of work-related injuries, diseases and fatalities worldwide.