2022 Awareness Days

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January February March
Dry January


4: World Braille Day

10-16: Houseplant Week

16: World Religion Day

17: Brew Monday

17-22: Big Energy Saving Week

LGBT History Month

3: Time to Talk Day

7-13: National Apprenticeship Week

11: International Day of Women and Girls in Science

7-12: National Careers Week

8: International Women’s Day

16: Disabled Access Day

18: Global Recycling Day

20: International Day of Happiness

21: International Day of the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

31: Trans Visibility Day

April May June
Stress Awareness Month

1: Walk to Work Day

2: World Autism Awareness Day

7: World Health Day

15: International Microvolunteering Day

28: World Day for Safety and Health at Work

28: Stop Food Waste Day

TBC: Green Skills Week

National Walking Month

4-9: Deaf Awareness Week

10-16: Mental Health Awareness Week

17: International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

17-22: Learning at Work Week

21: World Meditation Day

23-27: Water Saving Week

Pride Month

2-5: The Big Jubilee Lunch

5: World Environment Day

6-12: Bike Week

6-12: National Growing for Wellbeing Week

14-20: Learning Disability Week

17: National Clean Air Day

25 Jun-3 Jul: London Climate Action Week

TBC: Volunteers’ Week

TBC: Loneliness Awareness Week

TBC: World Refill Day

July August September
Plastic Free July

2-8: Net Zero Week

15: World Youth Skills Day

TBC: Love Parks Week

TBC: The Big Listen

4: Cycle to Work Day

12: International Youth Day

5: International Day of Charity

19-25: International Week of Happiness at Work

22: World Car Free Day

23: Bi Visibility Day

24: Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

26 Sep-2 Oct: National Inclusion Week

TBC: Pension Awareness Day

TBC: City Giving Day

TBC: Great British Beach Clean

TBC: Recycle Week

October November December
Go Sober for October

Black History Month

1: World Vegetarian Day

1: International Day of Older Persons

4: No Disposable Cup Day

10: World Mental Health Day

11: National Coming Out Day

TBC: National Work Life Week


1: World Vegan Day

7-11: International Stress Awareness Week

14-18: Anti-Bullying Week

13: World Kindness Week

19: International Men’s Day

TBC: Living Wage Week

TBC: Stress Awareness Day

TBC: Talk Money Week

5: International Volunteers Day

10: Christmas Jumper Day

This was last updated in January 2022 by Heart of the City.