International Day for International Justice

International Day for International Justice - is to recognise and honour the increasing importance and use of international criminal justice and marks the anniversary of the treaty that created the International Criminal Court.

Nelson Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela Day - A global observance to honour Mandela’s legacy, encouraging individual and collective actions to fight injustice and promote social equality.

South Asian Heritage Month

South Asian Heritage Month - to commemorate, mark and celebrate South Asian cultures, histories, and communities,and to explore the connections between South Asian communities and the UK. In 2024, the theme of the event is 'Journeys of Empire'. https://southasianheritage.org.uk/ We also have a local Bradford South Asian Fesitval.

Hiroshima Memorial Day

Hiroshima Memorial Day - to console the victims of the atomic bombs that were dropped on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945, and to pray for lasting world peace.

Nagasaki Memorial Day

Nagasaki Memorial Day - This day commemorates the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan during World War II. It serves as a reminder to promote peace and understanding among nations, and to never forget the tragic consequences of war.

International Youth Day

International Youth Day - A day to spotlight the energy, initiatives, and aspirations of young people worldwide while discussing the unique challenges they face in different cultural contexts.

Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan (Hindu) - is all about siblings and showing the love and appreciation towards brothers and sisters.

Krishna Janmashtami

Krishna Janmashtami (Hindu) - celebrating the birthday of Lord Krishna. The date falls in the month of Bhadon, on the eighth day of the dark fortnight in the Hindu calendar.

Beginning of Rabi-ul-Awwal

Beginning of Rabi-ul-Awwal (Muslim) - Rabi-ul-Awwal is commonly regarded as the month in which Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)was born. Muslims commemorate his life during this month by organising gatherings, festivals, events and lectures.