Celebrations and Events in August 2019

Celebrations and Events in August 2019

Events, celebrations, awareness events, saint's days, annual campaigns and anything else that is happening in August 2019.


Yorkshire Day

1st Aug 2019

Celebrated on 1 August to promote the historic English county of Yorkshire.

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International Orangutan Day

19th Aug 2019

Awareness for orangutangs around the world, some of which are facing extinction within the next two decades.


International Cat Day

8th Aug 2019

Organised by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, this is a day to think about your furry friend and appreciate everything you love about them.

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Rice Pudding Day

9th Aug 2019

Yes, this really is a thing. Just have some rice pudding today. Enjoy!


Left Handers Day

13th Aug 2019

Your chance to tell your family and friends how proud you are of being left-handed, and also to raise awareness of the everyday issues that lefties face in a world designed for right-handers.

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World Lion Day

16th Aug 2019

Founded by Big Cat Rescue to highlight the importance of the lion globally and to raise lion conservation awareness worldwide.

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National Dog Day

26th Aug 2019

US event that is celebrated by dog-lovers around the world. The pupose of the day is to raise awareness for dog adoption.

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Summer Bank Holiday

26th Aug 2019

Last bank holiday before Christmas!


International Bat Night

24th Aug to 25th Aug 2019

A night to celebrate bats and learn about the way bats live and their needs with presentations, exhibitions and bat walks.

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