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Archived Key Dates 2024

January

Dry January 2024

Awareness and events

Month - Dry January/Alcohol Awareness

Month - Cervical Health Awareness 

Month - Celebration of Life

Month- Thyroid Awareness

4 - World Braille Day

15 - Martin Luther King Day

21 - World Religion Day

25 - Robert Burns Night

27 - Holocaust Memorial Day

Religious/Cultural

6 - Epiphany (Christian)

15 - Lohri/Maghi (Sikh, Hindu)

 

February - LGBTQ+ History Month

LGBTQ+ History Month 2024

Awareness and events

Month - LGBTQ+ History Month

Month - UK Heart

Month - Period Dignity

Month - Raynaud's and Scleroderma Awareness

1 - Time to Talk Day 

1 - World Hijab Day

4 - World Cancer Day  

5 to 11- Race Equality Week

6 - Safer Internet Day

11 - International Day of Women & Girls in Science

11 - World Day of the Sick

11 - International Day of Women & Girls in Science  

20 - World Day of Social Justice

23 - International STAND UP to Bullying Day

Religious/Cultural

1 -  Lughanasadh (Pagan)

2 - Candlemas (Christian )

8 - Lailat al Miraj (Islam)

13 - Shrove Tuesday (Christian)

14 - Ash Wednesday (Christian)

15 - Parinivana Day/Nirvana Day (Buddhist)

 

March - Women's History Month

Women's History Month - March 2024

Awareness and events

Month - Women's History 

Month - Prostate Cancer Awareness 

Month - Ovarian Cancer Awareness

1 - Self-injury Awareness Day and International Wheelchair Day 

4 to 8 - Scottish Apprenticeship Week

8 - International Women's Day 

11 - Nutrition and Hydration Week

13 - No Smoking Day 

15 - International Day to Combat Islamaphobia  and World Sleep Day 

18 to 24 - Debt Awareness Week and Neurodiversity Week

21 - Elimination of Racial Discrimination

23 - National Day of Reflection 

26 - Purple Day /Epilepsy Awareness 

30 - World Bipolar Day 

31 - International Transgender Day of Visibility 

Religious/Cultural

11 - Ramadan Begins (Islam)

25 - Holi (Hindu)

27 - Hola Mohalla begins (Sikh)

29 - Good Friday (Christian)

31 - Easter Sunday (Christian)

April - Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month - April 2024

Awareness and events

Month - Autism Awareness 

Month - Bowel Cancer Awareness 

Month - Testicular Cancer Awareness 

Month - Stress Awareness 

2 - World Autism Awareness Day

7 - World Health Day 

23 - Stephen Lawrence Day

26 - Lesbian Visibility Day

27 - International Girls in ICT Day

28 - World Day for Health and Safety at Work 

Religious/Cultural

6 - Lailat al-Qadr (Islam)

10 - Eid al Fitr (Islam)

13 - Birth of the Khalsa (Vaisakhi) (Sikh)

23 - Hanuman Jayanti (Hindu)

23 - Beginning of Passover: Evening before (Judaism)

28 - Ninth Day of Ridvan (Baha'i)

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Last modified on 03 May 2024

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