Talk Like Shakespeare Day

Talk Like Shakespeare Day

Every April 23rd

"Shall I compare thee to a summer's day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summer's lease hath all too short a date". ~ Sonnet 18 To many, he was...

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English Language Day

English Language Day

Every April 23rd

”We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.” ~ James Nicoll There was a quiet language that began on a...

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World Book Night

World Book Night

Every April 23rd

World Book Night is about celebrating the joy of reading. Nothing quite matches the enjoyment that comes from losing oneself in a good book. But, with so many people having lost the habit of reading for...

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International Marconi Day

International Marconi Day

23rd April (Saturday closest to Marconi's birthday (Apr 25th))

Amateur radios, point-to-point contacts, high-frequency wave transfers, a mysterious yet attractive prize for the most connected stations... All of this sounds like the beginning of a quirky yet adorable B-movie. In reality, it is the...

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Lost Dog Awareness Day

Lost Dog Awareness Day

Every April 23rd

We all had that best friend as a kid, that floppy eared ball of fur who was always excited to see us, no matter what our day had been like. They asked nothing from us...

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German Beer Day

German Beer Day

Every April 23rd

Are you a fan of beer? That delicious malted beverage with a rich flavor and a thick foam? When your day is coming to an end are you already dreaming about pulling an ice cold...

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Adopt A Ferret Month

Adopt A Ferret Month

Every April

I can't talk to a man who bears an undeserved animosity towards ferrets.Graham Chapman Who doesn’t love ferrets? They’re slinky balls of fur that love to jump, tumble, and squeak! Although it isn’t a common...

Active Dog Month

Active Dog Month

Every April

Did you know April is Active Dog Month? That's right, it's a month created by Om Shanti Pups that's all about enjoying spring and getting active with your furry best friend! After a long, cold...

Summer Tire Changeover Month

Summer Tire Changeover Month

Every April

"There's a lot of stress... but once you get in the car, all that goes out the window." ~ Dan Brown Quotes like those above remind us just how vital a role that our cars can play...

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Every April

“Autism … offers a chance for us to glimpse an awe-filled vision of the world that might otherwise pass us by,”~ Dr. Colin Zimbleman, Ph.D. This is not a condition that we can run from nor...

Poetry Month

Poetry Month

Every April

Poetry Month began in 1996 and was started by the Academy of American Poets. It now has the support of many other organisations including the government, art societies, poets and educational leaders. Several countries honour...

Couple Appreciation Month

Couple Appreciation Month

Every April

If you're single, sugary sweet couples cooing at each other for hours on end (“You're Schmoopy!” “No, you're Schmoopy!”) can make you feel jut a bit ill. And being invited to a dinner that you...

Jazz Appreciation Month

Jazz Appreciation Month

Every April

Set up in 2001, Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) sets out to promote jazz both as an historical and a contemporary art form. If you really want to live it up and can get there Washington...

Decorating Month

Decorating Month

Every April

Where you live has an impact on our mood, wellbeing and general happiness levels. That's why it's vitally important to feel happy in your own surroundings; you spend enough time at home, after all. Decorating...

Straw Hat Month

Straw Hat Month

Every April

Straw hats have always had something of a pastoral air to them, from the conical straw hat commonly seen in rice fields to the wide-brimmed straw hats worn by ‘hayseed farmers’ in the Americas, straw...

Garden Month

Garden Month

Every April

Spring is coming on strong, and by the calendar is technically already here. If you haven’t already begun looking at planting this year’s garden it’s time to get a move on. The changing weather promises...