Special Dates in June

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1st June – Global Running Day

A day for people around the world to celebrate the joys of running. Participation is east, just pledge on the website that you will take part in some type of running activity.

Find out more: globalrunningday.org

 

3rd June – National Fish and Chip Day

Once again fish and chip lovers across the UK will come together to celebrate one of the nation’s favourite dish.

Find out more: www.neoda.org.uk

 

5th June – World Environment Day

Raising global awareness about our environment. This day encourages everyone to take positive environmental action to protect nature and our planet.

Find out more: en.wikipedia.org

 

12th June – The Big Lunch

Started in 2009, the aim of The Big Lunch day is to get as many people as possible across the whole of the UK to have lunch with their neighbours, in a simple act of community, friendship and fun. 

Find out more: www.thebiglunch.com

 

14th June – World Blood Donor Day

This day focuses on thanking blood donors who play such a crucial role, and promoting the concept of “Share life, give blood”. Sign up to give blood today.

Find out more: www.who.int

 

17th June – Eat Your Vegetables Day

Eat up your veggies! This day is all about reminding us to eat lots of vegetables, an essential part of a healthy diet.

Find out more: www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org

 

19th June – Father’s Day

A day to celebrate fathers everywhere, of all ages, as well as grandfathers and father figures.

Find out more: en.wikipedia.org

 

21st June – Summer Solstice

Along with Midsummer’s Day on 24th June, the Summer Solstice marks the longest day of the year and the mid point of summer. Midsummer, also known as St John’s Day, is marked in many countries. In the United Kingdom ancient celebrations take place at Stonehenge and elsewhere.

Find out more: en.wikipedia.org

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