Workers’ Memorial Day

Workers’ Memorial Day

Every April 28th

As we go through our day taking in the wonders around us with a disinterested eye, we often forget to take the time to remember that there were amazing people and lives that went into...

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Sense Of Smell Day

Sense Of Smell Day

28th April (Last Saturday of April)

In the dark annals of history it served to protect us from danger as we came down from the trees and raised ourselves onto two feet. So strongly attached to our development is it that...

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Save The Frogs Day

Save The Frogs Day

28th April (Last Saturday of April)

”I'd kiss a frog even if there was no promise of a Prince Charming popping out of it. I love frogs.” ~ Cameron Diaz Frogs just don’t get enough love, or enough recognition that certain species of...

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Go Birding Day

Go Birding Day

28th April (Last Saturday of April)

Nesting in the middle of spring is a day that is dedicated to celebrating the wonderful ways of our feathery friends. If you're a fan of cheeping, flapping, pecking and swooping, then Go Birding Day should...

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World Veterinary Day

World Veterinary Day

28th April (Last Saturday of April)

Whether you're a cat person, a dog person, a rabbit person or a horse person, there's one thing all animal lovers can agree on, and that's the fantastic work carried out by veterinarians. Celebrate with...

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International Marconi Day

International Marconi Day

28th 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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Blueberry Pie Day

Blueberry Pie Day

Every April 28th

What could be more enjoyable than a slice of, delicious, Blueberry pie? Blueberries, or star berries as the Native Americans called them, are one of nature's super foods. The humble blueberry is one of few...

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Cubicle Day

Cubicle Day

Every April 28th

Cubicle Day presents an opportunity for departmentalised office workers to rise above the conformist standards, customise their cubes and announce their individuality. Designed by Robert Propst and known for a complete absence of individuality, cubicles...

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Biological Clock Day

Biological Clock Day

Every April 28th

The words ‘biological clock’ may conjure up images of dancing babies, but there’s much more to the biological clock than that last minute urge to make babies that supposedly kicks in at a certain point...

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Shrimp Scampi Day

Shrimp Scampi Day

Every April 28th

Do you love seafood? Salmon and Lobster, shellfish of every kind? If so, then do we have the perfect celebration for you! The love of seafood no doubt includes that most incredible of meals, Shrimp...

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It's also part of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...