February 2022 Events Celebrations & Special Days

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

National Storytelling Week

29th Jan to 5th Feb 2022

A week for the promotion of the oral tradition of storytelling, the very first way of communicating life experiences and the creative imagination.


Chinese New Year

1st Feb 2022

The New Year according to the Chinese Calendar. The event is celebrated all around the world.

How To Celebrate Chinese New Year

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Groundhog Day

2nd Feb 2022

US holiday to celebrate the emergence of a Groundhog, which signifies when spring will arrive, apparently.

All About Groundhog Day

Harry Potter Book Night

3rd Feb 2022

Harry Potter Book Night is a chance for fans young and old to celebrate J.K. Rowling's wonderful series - and it's a chance to pass the magic on to new readers who haven't yet discovered these unforgettable books.


Harry Potter Printables

Winter Olympics 2022

4th Feb to 20th Feb 2022

The world's biggest winter sporting event, held every four years. This time it will be held in Bejing, China.


World Nutella Day

5th Feb 2022

A day dedicated to enjoyment of this most popular of chocolate and hazlenut spreads.


10 Yummy Recipes Using Nutella

Waitangi Day

6th Feb 2022

New Zealand's National Day, which celebrates the signing of the Waitangi Treaty in 1840 at the home of James Busby at Waitangi.


Charles Dickens Day

7th Feb 2022

Celebrating one of Britain's greatest writers on his birthday.

Safer Internet Day

8th Feb 2022

A day to help raise awareness of online safety issues in your home, school, workplace or community, not just on Safer Internet Day but all year round.

More About Safer Internet Day


Darwin Day

12th Feb 2022

A celebration of scientist Charles Darwin, author of The Origin of Species.

What is Darwin Day All About?

St. Valentine's Day

14th Feb 2022

The annual celebration of love is the day when we take the opportunity to tell the people we love just how much they mean to us.

Valentine's Day Facts, Puzzles and Colouring Pages

Random Acts of Kindness Day

17th Feb 2022

Spend the day doing random acts of kindness. The holiday was started by the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, which was founded in 1995.


February Half Term Holiday

21st Feb to 25th Feb 2022

Check with your school for individual date variations of this school holiday.

Fairtrade Fortnight

27th Feb to 13th Mar 2022

Fairtrade farmers, workers and campaigners up and down the country highlight the difference fair trade can make to lives and communities.


International Polar Bear Day

27th Feb 2022

Every year, this global event draws attention to the challenges polar bears face in a warming Arctic and how each of us can help.


Pokemon Day

27th Feb 2022

Pokemon Day is an annual celebration of the original Japanese release of Pokemon Red and Green. Various events are held around the world to mark this occasion.


Free Pokemon Printables

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Pancake Day

1st Mar 2022

Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday is the day before Lent begins, when people would traditionally use up all their fat and eggs by making pancakes.

All About Pancake Day

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