Celebrations Events & Special Days in December 2021

Celebrations Events & Special Days in December 2021

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Events, celebrations, awareness events, saint's days, annual campaigns - UK and global festivities happening in December 2021.


28th Nov to 6th Dec 2021

The Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire.

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Elf Day

3rd Dec 2021

Elf Day is a festive fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Society designed to get you in the Christmas spirit whilst raising money to help beat dementia. Unleash your inner elf by dressing up - as much or as little as you like.

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International Cheetah Day

4th Dec 2021

The world's fastest land animal is racing against extinction. This day is about raising awarness of the cheetah's imminant extinction.

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Christmas Jumper Day

10th Dec 2021

Christmas Jumper Day is organised by Save The Children to raise money to help children around the world.

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Related: Cutest Children's Christmas Jumpers

Saint Lucia Day

13th Dec 2021

St. Lucy's Day, which is celebrated on many european countries, but mainly in Scandanavia. It is a festival of light celebrated with a ceremony where a girl is chosen to represent the saint wearing a white dress and a crown of candles.

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Jane Austen Day

16th Dec 2021

Jane Austen's birthday, and a day dedicated to celebrating her life and achievements, and to telling as many people as possible about her amazing works.

Wear A Christmas Hat Day

17th Dec 2021

In aid of Brain Tumour Research. Dust off your Christmas hats and spread some cheer with festive fundraising events at home, school, work or in your community.

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National Robin Day

21st Dec 2021

An annual nationwide event raising awareness of small birds and other wildlife in winter and how you can help them through this tough time of year.

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Winter Begins

21st Dec 2021

The winter solstice represents the beginning of the astronomical winter and is the shortest day - the day with the least daylight.

Christmas Eve

24th Dec 2021

Looking forward to Christmas!

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Christmas Day

25th Dec 2021

The Christian festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, which is celebrated around the world in a more secular way to bring some festive cheer to the cold winter months and dark nights.

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Boxing Day

26th Dec 2021

The day after Christmas, where traditionally servants were given a 'Christmas box', usually a gift or money for good service throughout the year.


26th Dec to 1st Jan 2021

Kwanzaa is a annual celebration of African heritage.

Related: Kwanzaa Colouring Pictures

New Year's Eve

31st Dec 2021

Look forward the 2022 and celebrate the new year.

Related: Free Printable 2022 Calendar

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