April 2023

  • Staff and students on set of Spring watch. Smiling. Happy

Stress Awareness Month

Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

Parkinson's Awareness Month

National Stalking Awareness Week  (date and theme for 2023 to be announced) 

 


World Autism Awareness Day

 

 

Pesach (Passover) | Judaism

The start of the season of Passover when Jews commemorate the liberation of the Children of Israel, who were led out of Egypt by Moses

 

 

 

 

National Walking Day

 

 

Maundy Thursday | Christian

Also known as Holy Thursday, this day celebrates the institution of the Eucharist (or Holy Communion) at Jesus’ Last Supper

 

 

 

 

World Health Day

 

 

Good Friday | Christian

 

 

Easter Sunday | Christian 

 

 

World Parkinson’s Awareness Day

 

 

Vaisakhi |Sikh

Sikh new year and harvest festival

 

 

 

 

Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance)

17 - 18 April 

 

 

 

Eid al-Fitr | Islam

21 - 22 April 

 

 

 

Ridván | Bahá’í

Ridván is the main festival in the Bahá'í calendar

 

 

 

 

World Earth Day

 

 

St George's Day | England

Marks the death of St George, the patron saint of England

 

 

 

 

International Lesbian Visibility Day/Week

24 April–30 April 

 

 

 

 

South Africa Freedom Day

Celebrates freedom and commemorates the first post-apartheid elections held on this day in 1994. The elections were the first non-racial national elections where everyone of voting age (over 18), from any race group, were allowed to vote