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

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