New Year’s Day

New Year’s Day is celebrated in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland on the 1st of January every year.

2 January Bank Holiday

In 2023 the Bank Holiday for New Year falls on Monday 1st January and the 2nd of January Bank Holiday falls on the 2nd of January.

World Braille Day

World Braille Day is globally recognised to show the importance of and raise awareness of Braille as a form of communication.

National Clean Your Desk Day

Clean off your desk day is exactly that, an opportunity to clear up and clear out workspaces, ready for the new year ahead.

World Religion Day UK

World Religion Day focuses on the promotion and understanding of interfaith and encourages people to acknowledge and accept those of different religions.

Time To Talk Day

Time To Talk Day is the nation’s biggest conversation on Mental Health and is observed annually on 2nd February.

LGBT+ History Month

LGBT+ History Month both looks back at the history of gay rights and related civil rights movements and celebrates how far the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Plus community have come.

World Cancer Day

World Cancer Day aims to save millions of preventable deaths each year through education, awareness raising and detection of cancer.

National Apprenticeship Week

National Apprenticeship Week takes place in February and is an annual celebration of apprentices and apprenticeships across England.

UK Race Equality Week

Race Equality Week is a national opportunity to unite employees, employers, and leaders to drive race equality in the workplace.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, celebrated on the 10 February, marks the transition between zodiac signs. 2024 is the year of the Dragon.