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2017 Notable Dates and Links to Guides:

4 January 2017

World Braille Day

15 January 2017

World Religion Day

27 January 2017

Holocaust Memorial Day

28 January 2017

Chinese New Year

February 2017

LGBT History Month (UK)

4 February 2017

World Cancer Day

27 February - 5 March 2017

Eating Disorders Awareness Week (UK)

6 - 10 March 2017

National Apprenticeship Week (UK)

6 - 10 March 2017

National Careers Week (UK)

8 March 2017

International Women's Day

19 - 25 March 2017

Down's Syndrome Awareness Week (UK)

21 March 2017

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

26 March 2017

Mother's Day (UK)

2 April 2017

Autism Awareness Day

7 April 2017

World Health Day

28 April 2017

Workers Memorial Day

8 - 14 May 2017

Mental Health Awareness Week (UK)

15 May 2017

International Day of Families

15 - 21 May 2017

Deaf Awareness Week (UK)

17 May 2017

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT)

21 May 2017

World Day for Cultural Diversity Dialogue & Development

June 2017

Gypsy, Roma & Travellers History Month (UK)

1 June 2017

Global Day of Parents

1 - 12 June 2017

Volunteers' Week (UK)

12 - 18 June 2017

Carers Week (UK)

18 June 2017

Father's Day (UK)

19 - 25 June 2017

Learning Disabilities Week (UK)

23 June 2017

International Women in Engineering Day

24 June 2017

Armed Forces Day (UK)

16 July 2017

Disability Awareness Day (UK)

23 July 2017

Parents Day

12 August 2017

International Youth Day

TBC, September 2017

Social Media Week (UK)

10 September 2017

World Suicide Prevention Day

TBA

National Work Life Week

October 2017

Black History Month (UK)

1 October 2017

Older People's Day

1 October 2017

National Grandparents Day (UK)

2 - 8 October 2017

Dyslexia Awareness Week (Europe)

4 October 2017

World Cerebral Palsy Day

10 October 2017

World Mental Health Day

11 October 2017

National Coming Out Day

12 October 2017

World Sight Day

20 October 2017

World Osteoporosis Day

22 October 2017

International Stammering Awareness Day

23 - 29 October 2017

European Health & Safety Week

TBA

Equal Pay Day (UK)

1 November 2017

National Stress Awareness Day (UK)

2 November 2017

Bring in your Parents Day

12 - 19 November 2017

Inter Faith Week (UK)

13 - 17 November 2017

Anti-Bullying Week (UK)

14 November 2017

World Diabetes Day

16 November 2017

International Day of Tolerance

17 November 2017

World Prematurity Day

19 November 2017

International Men's Day

20 November 2017

Transgender Day of Remembrance/Awareness 

20 November 2017

Universal Children’s Day

1 December 2017

World AIDS Day

3 December 2017

International Day of Persons with Disabilities 

10 December 2017

Human Rights Day