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National Rat Catcher’s Day

Enchanting melodies, luring shadows, captivating an entire town with a mysterious musical tale and whimsical charm.

Great Poetry Reading Day

Verses unfurl emotions, language's dance, a rhythm of words echoing through time, evoking sentiments, captivating hearts.

National Poetry Day

Stringing words like pearls, creating a dance of emotions and thoughts on paper, poetry weaves magic that speaks to the heart.

Burns Night

Celebrate Burns Night with friends, whisky, and of course, haggis! Gather round and pay tribute to Scotland's beloved poet, Robert Burns, with traditional food, drink, and poetry readings.

Poetic Earth Month

Allow the Earth’s beauty to inspire you, and enjoy and share poetry, stories, or art to connect with your planet during Poetic Earth Month.

Potteries Bottle Oven Day

Honor the last time the traditional Potteries Bottle Oven was fired by Gladstone Pottery Museum in the UK’s pottery history heaven, Stoke-on-Trent.

Poem on Your Pillow Day

Print or write out a poem to leave on the pillow of a loved one or guest. Maybe a funny poem for a child, or a love poem to make your special someone smile.

Random Acts of Poetry Day

Grab some chalk or a megaphone and get ready to share your poetry with the whole entire world, guerilla-style, on Random Acts of Poetry Day.

Poetry And The Creative Mind Day

The mind needs creative outlets to be happy and healthy, and that’s the point of Poetry And The Creative Mind Day, when you can let your emotions out in word or art.

National Poetry Month

Lord Byron, Shel Silverstein, Emily Dickinson…you? Honor one of the richest literary forms by writing or reading poetry, learning about poets, or joining a community.

National Limerick Day

Read or write your own five-line limericks to enjoy the humorous, simple formula that has entertained children and adults alike for many generations.

Poetry at Work Day

Infusing everyday office chatter with verses of creativity, transforming cubicles into havens of poetic expression and fostering a unique sense of unity.

World Poetry Day

With words as paint and emotions as the canvas, verses come alive, painting stories of heart and soul, in a symphony of expression.

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Verses that dance in your mind, painting feelings with words, capturing the essence of life's beauty and its tangled emotions.

International Haiku Poetry Day

Write your own Haiku. Take in other poet’s works. Let Haikus move you.

National Bad Poetry Day

Put aside your self-consciousness and create some bad poetry –on purpose. Read others’ horrendous rhymes, and get creative about making something awful.

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National Wrong Trousers Day

Sporting whimsical pants — channeling the spirit of Wallace & Gromit's animated capers — all for the noble cause of supporting charity.

National Video Game Day

Experience captivating alternate worlds and master new skills with interactive entertainment that pushes the boundaries of technology.

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