Significant Dates

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

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April 2023

2nd April Sunday Fixed

World Autism Awareness Day

23rd April Sunday Fixed

St George’s Day

25th April Tuesday Fixed

Anzac Day

May 2023

6th May Saturday One-off

Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III

June 2023

1st June to 7th Jun Thursday Fixed

Volunteers Week

6th June Tuesday Fixed

Anniversary of D Day Landings in June 1944

National and local commemoration
17th June Saturday Fixed

HM King's Official Birthday

22nd June Thursday Fixed

Windrush Day

July 2023

5th July Wednesday Fixed

NHS Anniversary

11th July Tuesday Fixed

Srebrenica Memorial Day

National and local commemoration events

17th July Monday Fixed

Queen Consort Birthday

August 2023

15th August Tuesday Fixed

VJ Day

National and local commemoration events

September 2023

3rd September Sunday Fixed

Merchant Navy Day

Flag raising, Social Media

8th September Friday Fixed

HM King's Accession to the Throne

9th September Saturday Fixed

Emergency Services Day

Flag raising, Social Media

10th September Sunday Fixed

World Suicide Prevention Day

National and local events

15th September Friday Fixed

Battle of Britain Day

National and local events

21st September Thursday Fixed

World Alzheimer’s Day

National and local events

23rd September Saturday Fixed

National Fitness Day

October 2023

1st October to 31st Oct Sunday Fixed

Black History Month

21st October Saturday Fixed

Trafalgar Day

National and local commemoration
31st October Tuesday Fixed


November 2023

4th November Saturday Fixed

Festival of Diwali

National and local events
5th November Sunday Fixed

Guy Fawkes Night

National and local events
11th November Saturday Fixed

Armistice Day

14th November Tuesday Fixed

Birthday of His Majesty King Charles III

25th November Saturday Fixed

White Ribbon Day

30th November Thursday Fixed

St Andrews Day

National and local events

December 2023

1st December Friday Fixed

World AIDs Day

25th December Monday Fixed

Christmas Day

January 2024

27th January Saturday Fixed

International Holocaust Memorial Day

February 2024

1st February to 28th Feb Thursday Fixed

LGBT+ History Month

March 2024

1st March Friday Fixed

St David’s Day

National and local events

8th March Friday Fixed

International Women’s Day

17th March Sunday Fixed

St Patrick’s Day

National and local events

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