Celebrations and Events in October 2019

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

Coffee Day

1st Oct 2019

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

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The Big Draw Festival

1st Oct to 31st Oct 2019

The Big Draw is a month-long festival of drawing activities for young and old alike.

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National Poetry Day

4th Oct 2019

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

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Apple Day

21st Oct 2019

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

More about Apple Day

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31st Oct 2019

The world wide celebration of all things spooky and scary.

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The Day of the Dead

31st Oct to 2nd Nov 2019

The Mexican holiday of Dia de Muertos actually takes place over 3 days. The festival is a happy celebration with gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died.

World Smile Day

5th Oct 2019

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 2019

The UK's celebration of grandmothers, grandfathers and all grandparents.

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Trafalgar Day

21st Oct 2019

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

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National Cat Day

29th Oct 2019

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

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National Bug Busting Day

31st Oct 2019

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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October Half Term

25th Oct to 1st Nov 2019

Check with your school for individual date variations.

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