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Burns Night

Burns night is on the 25th of January. It is usual to celebrate with a supper.

National Storytelling Week

National Storytelling Week is from January the 30th until February the 6th

Chinese New Year

This year Chinese New Year starts on the 12th of January. This is the year of the Ox.

Rio Carnival, Brazil

In Brazil in February everything stops for Carnival. This year regrettably it may have to. 

St Patrick’s Day

This year St Patrick’s day is on the 17th March

Wear green on St Patrick’s day so that the leprechauns can’t see you.


This year Passover starts on the 27th March and ends on the 4th of April. Passover is a Jewish celebration commemorating God’s liberation of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt.

Black History Month

October is Black History Month (BHM)

Childrens’ Art Day

Childrens’ Art Day is on the 7th July


Holi is the Hindu festival of colours and this year takes place on the 28th and 29th of March

Ramadan (Islam)

Ramadan is observed by Muslims. It is a month of fasting, prayer and reflection where no water or food is consumed from sunrise to sunset for each day of the month ahead (until Eid al-Fitr on 12th May). 

Eid al-Fitr (Islam)

Eid falls on the 12th May and is the Islamic feast that marks the end of Ramadan.

World Environment Day

World environment Day is on the 5th of June


Hallowe’en is on the 31st October


Diwali strts on the 4th November