Change A Light Day

Change A Light Day

7th October (First Sunday of October)

Energy saving lightbulbs are generally more efficient, cheaper, and last longer than conventional lightbulbs. Do your bit for the environment, and upgrade your old bulbs to new, energy saving lightbulbs on Change A Light Day.

Aviation Day

Aviation Day

Every August 19th

A day to celebrate the development of aviation, Aviation Day falls on and commemorates the birthday of Orville Wright. Federal buildings in America may be required to fly the US flag on this day at...

Vinyl Record Day

Vinyl Record Day

Every August 12th

Vinyl Record Day is organised by (you guessed it) the Vinyl Record Day Company - a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to recognising the preserving vinyl music, its culture, art and sound. Whilst you could dust off...

Year Of Chemistry

Year Of Chemistry

2011

The Year Of Chemistry provides a chance to explore and celebrity the historical and continued contributions of Chemistry as a field and practice to our lives, well-being and futures.

Yellow Pig Day

Yellow Pig Day

Every July 17th

Yellow Pig Day originated in the 1960s when two math students from Princeton spent a long time obsessively analysing the number 17. It seems that they went a little mad eventually, and decided to invent...

Bunsen Burner Day

Bunsen Burner Day

Every March 31st

First I would like to wash Bunsen, and then I would like to kiss him because he is such a charming man. - Emil Fischer There’s an image we all have of a laboratory, the white coat...