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Father’s Day

Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June each year.

Independent Retailer Month

Independent Retailer Month encourages customers to shop at local independent retailers, sharing the positive social and economic impact, locally, nationally and globally. For more information on Independent Retailer Month, click here.

Wimbledon 2024

The Wimbledon Championships, commonly known as Wimbledon, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world. It has been held at the All England Club in Wimbledon, London since 1877.

World Chocolate Day

World Chocolate Day is an annual celebration of chocolate taking place on 7 July. Some suggest that this was when chocolate was introduced to Europe in 1550.

International Friendship Day

The International Day of Friendship was proclaimed in 2011 by the UN General Assembly with the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities. The resolution places emphasis on involving young people, as future leaders, in community activities that include different cultures and promote international understanding and […]

Grandparents Day

Grandparents Day is an opportunity to treasure the connection and spend quality family time together.

Buy British Day

buy British Day was established in 2014 to raise awareness of British brands. The day encourages consumers to support brands and businesses that design and manufacture in Britain.

World Teachers Day

World Teachers' Day commemorates the 1966 adoption of the 'Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers', this sets the benchmark regarding the rights and responsibilities of teachers, and the standards for their initial preparation and further education, recruitment, employment and teaching and learning conditions. The day celebrates how teachers are transforming education but also reflects on […]

World Mental Health Day

The World's Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan’s biggest fundraising event to support people living with cancer.


Halloween originates from Pagan festivals held at the end of October. People believed that, on this date, the spirits of the dead come 'alive' and walk amongst the living.

Guy Fawkes Night

Guy Fawkes Night, also called Bonfire Night, commemorates the failure of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. This is celebrated across the UK with bonfires and fireworks displays.

World Children’s Day

World Children's Day was first established in 1953. The national day aims to promote international togetherness and improve children's welfare. For more information, click the link here.