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Awareness Days

Pride Month

Pride Month takes place on every June, celebrating the LGBTQ+ community worldwide. While the specific events and dates may vary across different regions and cities, the spirit of Pride remains constant, advocating for equality, diversity, and acceptance. Whether it's a vibrant parade, educational workshops, or community gatherings, Pride Month offers a platform to amplify LGBTQ+ voices and celebrate the progress made towards a more inclusive society.

World Oceans Month

World Oceans Month takes place throughout June each year, offering a month-long celebration dedicated to the protection and appreciation of our oceans. This consistent timing every year allows communities worldwide to plan and participate in various activities aimed at ocean conservation.

National Microchipping Month (Pets)

National Microchipping Month takes place in June each year, providing a dedicated opportunity to promote responsible pet ownership and the importance of microchipping pets. This informative month remains consistent annually, allowing pet owners to educate themselves and take proactive steps to ensure the safety and well-being of their furry companions.

Event Series Iced Tea Month

Iced Tea Month

Iced Tea Month takes place every June, a refreshing celebration that quenches your thirst year after year. Whether you're a fan of classic iced black tea or prefer fruity herbal blends, this month-long festivity is sure to keep you cool and hydrated throughout the summer.

Event Series Soul Food Month

Soul Food Month

Soul Food Month takes place on every June, celebrating the rich culinary heritage and comforting flavours that warm the soul. Mark your calendars because this mouth-watering celebration is an annual delight, serving up a feast of soulful dishes to indulge in year after year.

Event Series Audiobook Month

Audiobook Month

Audiobook Month takes place in June each year, celebrating the joy and convenience of listening to audiobooks. While the specific date of this awareness month remains consistent, the variety of audiobooks available ensures there's something for everyone's taste and interest, making it an annual delight for book lovers everywhere.

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup (Cricket)

The ICC Men's T20 World Cup lights up the cricketing world from 2nd to 29th June, captivating fans with exhilarating matches and unforgettable moments. This premier tournament, held every two years, showcases the best of T20 cricket on a global stage, promising thrilling encounters and fierce competition.

Event Series Taste of London Festival

Taste of London Festival

The Taste of London Festival takes place in June each year, offering food enthusiasts a delectable journey through the city's culinary scene. Indulge your taste buds and immerse yourself in a gastronomic adventure that showcases the best of London's vibrant food culture.

Euro 2024 (Football)

Euro 2024, Europe's premier football championship, kicks off from 14th June to 14th July, promising a month-long celebration of the beautiful game. Held every four years, this prestigious tournament brings together the continent's top footballing nations to compete for glory and national pride on the grandest stage.

Drowning Prevention Week

Drowning Prevention Week takes place on the third Saturday in June each year, providing a focused opportunity to raise awareness about water safety and drowning prevention strategies. Unlike some awareness days, Drowning Prevention Week varies from year to year as it falls on the third Saturday of June, ensuring flexibility in planning events and activities to promote water safety.

Eid-Al-Adha

Eid-Al-Adha takes place on varying dates in June each year, following the Islamic lunar calendar. This significant Islamic festival commemorates the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God, and it coincides with the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca. The exact date of Eid-Al-Adha may vary from year to year, depending on the sighting of the moon, but it is a time of spiritual reflection, gratitude, and celebration for Muslims around the world.

Cervical Screening Awareness Week

Cervical Screening Awareness Week takes place in June each year, shining a spotlight on the importance of regular cervical screenings for women's health. While the exact dates may vary, this annual campaign aims to educate and empower individuals to prioritise their cervical health and attend routine screenings as recommended by healthcare professionals.

Event Series Children’s Hospice Week

Children’s Hospice Week

Children's Hospice Week takes place in June each year, offering a dedicated time to raise awareness about the incredible work of children's hospices and the vital support they provide to children with life-limiting conditions and their families.

Learning Disability Week

Learning Disability Week takes place on the third Monday in June each year, serving as a dedicated time to raise awareness about learning disabilities and advocate for inclusivity and support for individuals with learning disabilities. Unlike some awareness days, Learning Disability Week varies from year to year, providing a flexible opportunity to address current issues and challenges facing the learning disability community.

National School Sports Week

National School Sports Week takes place on the third Monday in June each year, offering schools and communities across the country a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the power of sport and physical activity in education. Unlike some awareness days, National School Sports Week remains consistent, providing a reliable occasion for promoting fitness, teamwork, and healthy competition among students year after year.

Sustainable Gastronomy Day

Sustainable Gastronomy Day takes place on 18th June each year, providing a dedicated opportunity to celebrate the importance of sustainable food practices and gastronomy in promoting biodiversity, food security, and healthy eating habits. Sustainable Gastronomy Day remains consistent, falling on the same day every year and offering a reliable occasion to raise awareness about the crucial role of sustainable food systems in building a better future for people and the planet.

International Picnic Day

International Picnic Day takes place on 18th June each year. This delightful celebration of outdoor feasting is a fixed date on our calendars, inviting everyone to enjoy a day in the great outdoors, sharing delicious food and creating cherished memories.

International Sushi Day

International Sushi Day takes place on 18th June each year. This day is consistently marked on our calendars, celebrating the rich tradition and delightful flavours of sushi enjoyed worldwide.

Autistic Pride Day

Autistic Pride Day takes place on 18th June each year, a day dedicated to celebrating and honouring the diversity and unique contributions of the autistic community.

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