Bubblegum Day

Bubblegum Day

3rd February (First Friday in February)

”For some reason, chewing gum for me gets my brain going.- Brie Larson That’s been our experience too. Something about keeping the jaw closed and chewing makes the brain just focus in and start concentrating. That’s...

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    Ice Cream For Breakfast Day

    Ice Cream For Breakfast Day

    4th February (First Saturday in February)

    Eating ice cream for breakfast is basically every little kid's dream. Well, that and being able to have pizza for dinner every single day. But even if you aren't 8 years old, you have to...

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      World Marriage Day

      World Marriage Day

      12th February (Second Sunday of February)

      Marriage is a hugely important institution in many parts of the world, and symbolises the formalisation of a relationship between a loving couple. Marriage Day celebrates everything about marriage, and is a great day to propose...

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        Extraterrestrial Culture Day

        Extraterrestrial Culture Day

        14th February (Second Tuesday of February)

        An officially acknowledged day in New Mexico (Roswell), Extraterrestrial Culture Day celebrates extraterrestrial cultures, and our past, present and future relationships with extraterrestrial visitors. Get the kettle on and set the table for a guest, ET...

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          World Pangolin Day

          World Pangolin Day

          18th February (Third Saturday in February)

          World Pangolin Day is an opportunity for pangolin enthusiasts to join together in raising awareness about these unique mammals — and their plight. These amazing creature numbers are rapidly declining in Asia and Africa due...

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            World Sword Swallower’s Day

            World Sword Swallower’s Day

            25th February (Last Saturday of February)

            Dangerous, exciting and alluring, Sword Swallowers Day showcases the art of sword swallowing. Every year, the Sword Swallowers Association International organise events in association with Ripley Entertainment. Do we even need to tell you not...

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              Leap Year Day

              Leap Year Day

              29th February (Leap year)

              Feel like things are getting on top of you, and you can't keep up? Don't worry - Leap Year Day is a free day that only comes around once every four years! Use it to...

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                Baked Alaska Day

                Baked Alaska Day

                Every February 1st

                Thank you, American physicist Mr. Benjamin Thompson, for discovering how to make meringue back in the early 1800's! For meringue is a key component of Baked Alaska, the spotlighted dish being celebrated on Baked Alaska...

                Hedgehog Day

                Hedgehog Day

                Every February 2nd

                Ouch! Hedgehog Day highlights these loveable creatures but heed this word of warning, don’t get too close. As we all know hedgehogs are covered in spines but what you may not have known is that...

                Carrot Cake Day

                Carrot Cake Day

                Every February 3rd

                Who doesn’t love a nice warm piece of carrot cake with creamy frosting starting to melt! Oh my, it is my kind of sweet heaven! When I found out that Carrot Cake Day is an...

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                Thank A Letter Carrier Day

                Thank A Letter Carrier Day

                Every February 4th

                "Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds" - Motto on James Farley Post Office We know these intrepid adventurers, and adventurers they...

                World Nutella Day

                World Nutella Day

                Every February 5th

                Happiness is a warm taste of hazelnut spread on a warm flaky pastry! That hazelnut spread is known across the world as Nutella. It can be spread on toast or put into the center of...

                Frozen Yogurt Day

                Frozen Yogurt Day

                Every February 6th

                "Frozen yogurt is tastier than ice cream,” - Richelle E. Goodrich You know what makes every day better? A big old scoop of ice cream, you know what’s even better than that? If you said Frogurt, you’re...

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                Ballet Day

                Ballet Day

                Every February 7th

                When life takes me on a new journey, I simply remember the smile my first ballet recital put on my face and I move forward. - Andrea Thompson There’s something magical about going to ballet. The music...

                Kite Flying Day

                Kite Flying Day

                Every February 8th

                When you hear about flying kites, do you automatically hear the Mary Poppins song in your head? If you don’t then you obviously haven’t had the pleasure of enjoying that lovely movie! Take the time...

                Read In The Bathtub Day

                Read In The Bathtub Day

                Every February 9th

                When you think about reading in the bathtub, does it bring back memories of childhood soaks with your favorite comic books? Perhaps you think about the scolding by the Librarian when you tried to return...

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                Umbrella Day

                Umbrella Day

                Every February 10th

                ”I didn’t invent the rainy day. I just own the best umbrella.” Jimmy Fallon Everyone is familiar with the sight of an umbrella, they’re present whether you live in the hottest of climates or the coldest. They’re...

                Get Out Your Guitar Day

                Get Out Your Guitar Day

                Every February 11th

                How many starry nights did you spend learning chords, listening to hit song repeatedly until you could finally play it with confidence? Did your fingers bleed like Bryan Adams claimed in the hit Summer of...

                Darwin Day

                Darwin Day

                Every February 12th

                We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me, that man with all his noble qualities... still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin. - Charles Darwin There was a pivotal moment...

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                Radio Day

                Radio Day

                Every February 13th

                The world used to be a much bigger place, at least when you consider the difficulty involved with transmitting information from place to place. In the beginning we simply had to walk and talk to...

                Ferris Wheel Day

                Ferris Wheel Day

                Every February 14th

                Ride high, high in the sky (within the constraints of a Perspex box attached to a giant wheel); what better way to celebrate Ferris Wheel Day?

                Hippo Day

                Hippo Day

                Every February 15th

                Bet you didn't know that Hippo loosely translates to River Horse in ancient Greek. Hippo Day, then, celebrates the third largest land mammal on Earth. Why not take some time to waddle in a mud bath...

                Innovation Day

                Innovation Day

                Every February 16th

                Spot a problem, think of a solution, and before you know it you're innovating! Innovation Day is all about imagining new, better ways of doing things. How will you be innovative?

                Random Acts Of Kindness Day

                Random Acts Of Kindness Day

                Every February 17th

                “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a...

                Drink Wine Day

                Drink Wine Day

                Every February 18th

                A glass of wine a day keeps the cardiologist away, or so they say. That may be the reason there is such a thing as Drink Wine Day, but who’s to say we needed a...

                Chocolate Mint Day

                Chocolate Mint Day

                Every February 19th

                There's something special about the combination of smooth, rich, luxurious chocolate and cool, refreshing, sharp mint. Celebrate this incredible combination on Chocolate Mint Day by indulging in your favourite minty, chocolate treat!

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                Love Your Pet Day

                Love Your Pet Day

                Every February 20th

                How's your relationship with your favourite furry friend? Love Your Pet Day is a chance to show your cat, dog, tortoise or [insert other] how you really feel. Treats, pampering and all the the attention...

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                Sticky Bun Day

                Sticky Bun Day

                Every February 21st

                Whether you have a sweet tooth or prefer a carbohydrate filled treat, the sticky bun is the ideal gastronomic delight to fill the brief. Fortunately for those who enjoy a good sticky bun, an entire...

                Single Tasking Day

                Single Tasking Day

                Every February 22nd

                The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand. Vince Lombardi Today...

                Curling Is Cool Day

                Curling Is Cool Day

                Every February 23rd

                Curling is Cool Day is not dedicated to those of us naturally or otherwise endowed with glistening spiralling locks of hair. Oh, no, no! This is the day George Clooney and Bruce Springsteen get to...

                Tortilla Chip Day

                Tortilla Chip Day

                Every February 24th

                Tortilla Chip Day is best celebrated on a comfy sofa and a favourite film with a selection of tasty dips! Why not go all out and add some cheese into the mix, grilling or melting...

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                Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day

                Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day

                Every February 25th

                When it comes to the crunch, Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day is a great reason to celebrate a popular sweet treat. Dipping nuts and fruit into chocolate became popular from the 19th century onwards. However, the first...

                Tell A Fairy Tale Day

                Tell A Fairy Tale Day

                Every February 26th

                Gather round the fire, and make yourselves comfortable... Tell A Fairy Tale Day is all about exploring myths and stories, old and new. From grim(m) tales to urban legends, tap the dark corners of your...

                Pokémon Day

                Pokémon Day

                Every February 27th

                Marking the anniversary of the Japanese release of Pokémon Red and Green. The Pokémon Company has a bunch of treats lined up for fans every year! From Snapchat filters to figurine. In 2018, the Pokemon Company...

                Scouse Day

                Scouse Day

                Every February 28th

                Everyone thinks that just because you have a Scouse accent, then you must be 'on the rob'. Jennifer Ellison If you’re wondering what the term “scouse” means, the one thing that you can possibly tell...

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                Vegan Cuisine Month

                Vegan Cuisine Month

                Every February

                “My own view is that being a vegetarian or vegan is not an end in itself, but a means towards reducing both human and animal suffering and leaving a habitable planet to future generations.” ~Peter...

                North American Inclusion Month

                North American Inclusion Month

                Every February

                North American Inclusion Month (NAIM) was created by the Yachad/National Jewish Council for Disabilities. Now some five years old, the North American Inclusion Month was established as a way of recognising the need for more...

                Cherry Month

                Cherry Month

                Every February

                “In the cherry blossom’s shade there’s no such thing as a stranger.” - Issa Because cherries are so… very. Cherries are an amazing fruit, little jewels dangling from branches that not long ago painted the sky...

                Bake For Family Fun Month

                Bake For Family Fun Month

                Every February

                If baking is any labor at all, it's a labor of love. A love that gets passed from generation to generation. - Regina Brett There’s something about the smell of baked goods cooking in the oven...

                Bird-Feeding Month

                Bird-Feeding Month

                Every February

                "Come feed the little birds, show them you care And you'll be glad if you do Their young ones are hungry, their nests are so bare All it takes is tuppence from you" - Tuppence – Mary Poppins It’s...

                Hot Breakfast Month

                Hot Breakfast Month

                Every February

                What nicer thing can you do for somebody than make them breakfast? - Anthony Bourdain Breakfast is often said to be the most important meal of the day, and that’s why so many of us make...

                Library Lovers’ Month

                Library Lovers’ Month

                Every February

                If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. - Marcus Tullius Cicero Stop hugging that library. No wait, my mistake, I forgot that it’s Library Lovers Month- and it seems to have...