Celebrations Events & Special Days in September 2021

Celebrations Events & Special Days in September 2021

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


International Literacy Day

8th Sep 2021

A day to support the promotion of literacy as an integral part of lifelong learning.

Event Website

Related: How To Help Relectuant Readers


Star Trek Day

8th Sep 2021

A celebration of the legendary Sci-Fi TV series which promoted tolerance and unity between all the peoples of Earth.

Event Website


Grandparents Day US

12th Sep 2021

A day to remember all grandparents.

More about Grandparents Day US






Roald Dahl Story Day

13th Sep 2021

The birthday of author Roald Dahl was chosen as a day to promote reading and raise money for the children's charities which Dahl supported in his lifetime.

More about Roald Dahl Story Day


International Red Panda Day

18th Sep 2021

International Red Panda Day seeks to inspire people to learn more about these lovely species and to contribute to the conservation of the habitat in which they reside.


Talk Like A Pirate Day

19th Sep 2021

Shiver me timbers! It's a day of pirate related silliness!

Event Website


Recycle Week

20th Sep to 26th Sep 2021

A week organised by Recycle Now, devoted to encouraging all of us to increase the amount of waste which we recycle.

Event Website



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Autumn Begins (Northern hemisphere) Spring Begins (Southern hemisphere)

21st Sep 2021

The first day of autumn (or spring if you are in the southern hemisphere.)

Related: 5 Autumn Outdoor Activities For Kids


U.N. International Day of Peace

21st Sep 2021

A globally shared date for all humanity to commit to Peace above all differences and to contribute to building a Culture of Peace.

Event Website


Hobbit Day

22nd Sep 2021

Hobbit Day is celebrated on September 22 in reference to its being the birthday of the hobbits Bilbo and Frodo Baggins from J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings.

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