World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day - is a global observance that seeks to raise awareness and show support for the millions of refugees worldwide who flee conflict, persecution, and hardship in search of safety and dignity.

Humanist Day

Humanist Day - is an opportunity for humanists and humanist organisations to publicise the positive values of Humanism and to share the global concerns of the Humanist movement.

National Windrush Day

National Windrush Day (although can be celebrated anytime of the year) - This marks the day when, in 1948, over 490 people from the Caribbean arrived in England to start new lives in the United Kingdom. In the subsequent years, Britain invited many people from across the British Empire. On this day, we pay our respects to the important contribution these people and their children have made to Britain.

World Wellbeing Week

World Wellbeing Week - is to provide the opportunity to celebrate the many aspects of wellbeing, from meaningful, purposeful work to financial security, physical, mental and emotional health, social resilience and empathic corporate and civic leadership, community relations and care for the environment.

Bradford Literature

Bradford Literature - is an annual festival and year-round cultural outreach programme encompassing the best of literature, music, theatre, cultural discussions, lectures and family events. The festival is unique in the country for its diverse and imaginative approach to high-quality arts and cultural programming. Festivalhttps://www.bradfordlitfest.co.uk/

Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day - is a chance to show your support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets.

Muharram

Muharram (Islamic New Year) - Muslim- The first month in the Islamic lunar calendar is Muharram, one of the 4 sacred months. Muharram is a month dedicated to lessons of generosity, sacrifice and mourning dedicated to the martyrdom of the Prophet Muhammad’s (PBUH)family and companions during the battle of Karbala. Muharram also marks the month in which the Prophet Nuh (Noah) left the ark and the month Prophet Musa (Moses) was saved from the Pharaoh of Egypt.

Srebrenica Memorial Day

Srebrenica Memorial Day -commemorates the Srebrenica massacre which occurred in July 1995 during the Bosnian war. Around 8,000 men and boys of a Muslim Bosniak background were killed by forces of the Bosnian Serb army. https://srebrenica.org.uk/

World Youth Skills Day

World Youth Skills Day - Campaigning for young people to get the skills they need to flourish.