Celebrations and Events in November 2020

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Events, celebrations, awareness events, saint's days, annual campaigns and anything else that is happening in November 2020.

Guy Fawkes Night

5th Nov 2020

When the British celebrate the Gunpowder Plot conspiritors failure to blow up the Houses of Parliament.

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National Saxophone Day

6th Nov 2020

Celebrated annually on the birthday of Belgian instrument maker, Adolphe Sax who was the inventor of the saxophone.

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Anti Bullying Week

9th Nov to 20th Nov 2020

A week for learning about the causes of bullying, identifying bullying and encouraging people to speak up against bullying, both children and adults.

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Remembrance Day

11th Nov 2020

The day when we remember those members of the armed forces who gave their lives in conflict. The date was chosen to comemerate the end of hostilities of the First World War on 11th November 1918.

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Kindness Day

13th Nov 2020

A day to celebrate and promote kindness in all its forms.

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14th Nov 2020

Diwali is the Hindu festival of Lights, which is celebrated with fireworks, decoration and feasting.

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Related: Diwali Craft Activities For Kids

Road Safety Week

16th Nov to 22nd Nov 2020

The campaign aims to inspire thousands of schools, organisations and communities to take action on road safety and to promote life-saving messages.

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World Prematurity Day

17th Nov 2020

World Prematurity Day is raise awareness of preterm birth and the concerns of preterm babies and their families worldwide.

Universal Children's Day

20th Nov 2020

United Nations Universal Children's Day was established to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare.

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World Television Day

21st Nov 2020

A UN organised day, which recognises the impact of television on decision-making by bringing world attention to conflicts and threats to peace and security and its potential role in sharpening the focus on other major issues.

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World Hello Day

21st Nov 2020

Anyone can participate in World Hello Day simply by greeting ten people. This demonstrates the importance of personal communication for preserving peace.

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Doctor Who Day

23rd Nov 2020

Also know as TARDIS day, this is the anniversary of the first ever transmission of Doctor Who. Wear a bow-tie, a long knitted scarf or put celery on your lapel. Or just eat some jelly babies.

Related: Doctor Who Toys for Little Whovians


26th Nov 2020

US national holiday which is a celebration of the successful harvest and other blessings of the past year.

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Buy Nothing Day

27th Nov 2020

Held to coincide with Black Friday, this is an international day of protest against consumerism.

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St. Andrew's Day

30th Nov 2020

Celebration of the patron saint of Scotland, St. Andrew.

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