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.

July 2024

5th July Friday Fixed

NHS Anniversary

11th July Thursday Fixed

Srebrenica Memorial Day

National and local commemoration events

17th July Wednesday Fixed

Queen Camilla's Birthday

August 2024

15th August Thursday Fixed

VJ Day

National and local commemoration events

September 2024

3rd September Tuesday Fixed

Merchant Navy Day

Flag raising, Social Media

8th September Sunday Fixed

HM King's Accession to the Throne

9th September Monday Fixed

Emergency Services Day

Flag raising, Social Media

10th September Tuesday Fixed

World Suicide Prevention Day

National and local events

15th September Sunday Fixed

Battle of Britain Day

National and local events

21st September Saturday Fixed

World Alzheimer’s Day

National and local events

23rd September Monday Fixed

National Fitness Day

October 2024

1st October to 31st Oct Tuesday Fixed

Black History Month

21st October Monday Fixed

Trafalgar Day

National and local commemoration
31st October Thursday Fixed


November 2024

4th November Monday Fixed

Festival of Diwali

National and local events
5th November Tuesday Fixed

Guy Fawkes Night

National and local events
11th November Monday Fixed

Armistice Day

14th November Thursday Fixed

Birthday of His Majesty King Charles III

25th November Monday Fixed

White Ribbon Day

30th November Saturday Fixed

St Andrews Day

National and local events

December 2024

1st December Sunday Fixed

World AIDs Day

25th December Wednesday Fixed

Christmas Day

January 2025

27th January Monday Fixed

International Holocaust Memorial Day

February 2025

1st February to 28th Feb Saturday Fixed

LGBT+ History Month

March 2025

1st March Saturday Fixed

St David’s Day

National and local events

8th March Saturday Fixed

International Women’s Day

17th March Monday Fixed

St Patrick’s Day

National and local events

April 2025

2nd April Wednesday Fixed

World Autism Awareness Day

23rd April Wednesday Fixed

St George’s Day

25th April Friday Fixed

Anzac Day

June 2025

1st June to 7th Jun Sunday Fixed

Volunteers Week

6th June Friday Fixed

Anniversary of D Day Landings in June 1944

National and local commemoration
22nd June Sunday Fixed

Windrush Day

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