Significant Dates

Below is a list of dates which may be useful to those working in Civic Office.

You could also suggest dates that are meaningful to your community.

June 2022

1st June to 7th Jun Wednesday Fixed

Volunteers Week

1st June to 31st Jul Wednesday Annual

Pride

Pride events occur throughout June and July. Please check locally

2nd June to 5th Jun Thursday One-off

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

5th June Sunday Annual

World Environment Day

Global, nation and local events

6th June Monday Fixed

Anniversary of D Day Landings in June 1944

National and local commemoration
7th June to 13th Jun Tuesday Annual

Carers Week

Local events or acknowledgements

22nd June Wednesday Fixed

Windrush Day

22nd June Wednesday Annual

Reserves Day

National and local events

25th June to 27th Jun Saturday Annual

Armed Forces Day

National and local events

July 2022

5th July Tuesday Annual

NHS, Social Care and Frontline Workers’ Day

National and local events

5th July Tuesday Fixed

NHS Anniversary

10th July to 31st Jul Sunday Annual

Eid ul Adha

11th July Monday Fixed

Srebrenica Memorial Day

National and local commemoration events

August 2022

15th August Monday Fixed

VJ Day

National and local commemoration events

September 2022

1st September to 30th Sep Thursday Annual

Doors Open Days (Scotland)

3rd September Saturday Fixed

Merchant Navy Day

Flag raising, Social Media

9th September Friday Fixed

Emergency Services Day

Flag raising, Social Media

9th September to 18th Sep Friday Annual

Heritage Open Days

10th September Saturday Fixed

World Suicide Prevention Day

National and local events

15th September Thursday Fixed

Battle of Britain Day

National and local events

21st September Wednesday Fixed

World Alzheimer’s Day

National and local events

23rd September Friday Fixed

National Fitness Day

25th September Sunday Annual

World’s biggest Coffee Morning – Macmillan Cancer

National and local events

October 2022

1st October to 31st Oct Saturday Fixed

Black History Month

10th October Monday Annual

World Mental Health Day

21st October Friday Fixed

Trafalgar Day

National and local commemoration
31st October Monday Fixed

Halloween

November 2022

4th November Friday Fixed

Festival of Diwali

National and local events
5th November Saturday Fixed

Guy Fawkes Night

National and local events
11th November Friday Fixed

Armistice Day

13th November Sunday Annual

Remembrance Sunday

25th November Friday Fixed

White Ribbon Day

30th November Wednesday Fixed

St Andrews Day

National and local events

December 2022

1st December Thursday Fixed

World AIDs Day

25th December Sunday Fixed

Christmas Day

January 2023

27th January Friday Fixed

International Holocaust Memorial Day

February 2023

1st February to 28th Feb Wednesday Fixed

LGBT+ History Month

March 2023

1st March Wednesday Fixed

St David’s Day

National and local events

8th March Wednesday Fixed

International Women’s Day

17th March Friday Fixed

St Patrick’s Day

National and local events

April 2023

2nd April Sunday Fixed

World Autism Awareness Day

21st April Friday Fixed

Queen Elizabeth II Birthday

23rd April Sunday Fixed

St George’s Day

25th April Tuesday Fixed

Anzac Day


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