August 2022 Events Celebrations & Special Days

August 2022 Events Celebrations & Special Days

Events, celebrations, awareness events, saint's days, annual campaigns - UK and global festivities happening in August 2022.

It's high summer, and August is the month when we celebrate Yorkshire Day, Sea Serpent Day and World Infinity Day.

Here are the fun events happening this August in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland as well as around the world.

August 2022 Events Celebrations & Special Days

Commonwealth Games 2022

28th Jul to 8th Aug 2022

The Commonwealth Games is an international multi-sport event involving athletes from the Commonwealth of Nations. In 2022 it will be held in Birmingham UK.


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Yorkshire Day

1st Aug 2022

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


International Owl Awareness Day

4th Aug 2022

International Owl Awareness Day aims to celebrate one of the most iconic bird species and raise awareness to their plight in the wild and what we can all do to help protect them.


Sea Serpent Day

7th Aug 2022

A day to ponder on the myth of sea serpents.

International Cat Day

8th Aug 2022

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.


Universal & International Infinity Day

8th Aug 2022

Held on the 8th day of the 8th month of each year to celebrate and promote Philosophy and Philosophizing for the ordinary person.


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Rice Pudding Day

9th Aug 2022

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

World Lion Day

10th Aug 2022

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


World Elephant Day

12th Aug 2022

A day to bring attention to the urgent plight of Asian and African elephants. World Elephant Day asks you to experience elephants in non-exploitive and sustainable environments where elephants can thrive under care and protection.


Left Handers Day

13th Aug 2022

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.


International Orangutan Day

19th Aug 2022

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

World Photo Day

19th Aug 2022

World Photo Day is an international photography event on August 19th that celebrates the passion for photography in our communities.


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International Dog Day

24th Aug 2022

A day to celebrate man's best friend.

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National Dog Day

26th Aug 2022

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


International Bat Night

27th Aug to 28th Aug 2022

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


Summer Bank Holiday

31st Aug 2022

Last bank holiday in England and Wales before Christmas!

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