Celebrations and Events in October 2018

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Events, celebrations, awareness events, saint's days, annual campaigns and anything else that is happening in October 2018.

Coffee Day

1st Oct 2018

Drink a coffee to give you a good start to the month!

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National Poetry Day

4th Oct 2018

A day for celebrating poetry?s power to bring people together.

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World Smile Day

5th Oct 2018

A day started by Harvey Ball, creater of the smiley, as a day which is dedicated to smiles and kind acts throughout the world.

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Grandparents Day UK

7th Oct 2018

Celebration of grandparents.

More about Grandparents Day UK

October Half Term

20th Oct to 27th Oct 2018

Check with your school for individual date variations.

Trafalgar Day

21st Oct 2018

A celebration of Lord Horatio Nelson's victory at the Battle of Trafalgar.

More about Trafalgar Day

Apple Day

21st Oct 2018

An annual celebration of apples and orchards which was started in 1990 by Common Ground.

More about Apple Day

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National Cat Day

29th Oct 2018

Cat day is the most popular holiday for cats that encourages adoption and breaks the internet with cuteness!

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31st Oct 2018

The world wide celebration of all things spooky and scary.

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National Bug Busting Day

31st Oct 2018

Event held three times a year to encourage co-ordinated bug busting to try to stamp out head lice. Even scarier then Halloween.

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