Key Days of the Year 2024

Dec 4, 2023

2024 will soon be upon us, and if, like us, you’re already planning for the New Year, then do we have a treat for you!


We’re here to make it easier for you to manage your social media, and bring you the gift of pretty much ALL the key dates you’ll need here in the UK for 2024. Use this calendar of dates to prompt your social media content for the next 12 months – we certainly will be!


Key Days of the Year 2024



Veganuary / Dry January

New Year’s Day – 1st

Blue Monday – 15th

National Cheese Lovers Day – 20th

Burns Night – 25th

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch – 26th to 28th



Black History Month

Carrot Cake Day – 3rd

British Yorkshire Pudding Day – 4th

Safer Internet Day – 6th

Chinese New Year (Year of the Dragon) – 10th

Shrove Tuesday / Pancake Day – 13th

St Valentines Day – 14th

Random Acts of Kindness Day – 17th

Leap Day- 29th



Women’s History Month

St David’s Day – 1st

World Book Day – 7th

International Women’s Day – 8th

Mother’s Day – 10th

First Day of Ramadan – 11th

Red Nose Day – 15th

St Patrick’s Day – 17th

Global Recycling Day – 18th

Spring Equinox – 20th

Good Friday – 29th

Easter Sunday – 31st

Clocks Go Forward – 31st



National Gardening Month / Stress Awareness Month

April Fools Day – 1st

Easter Monday -1st

National Tea Day – 21st

Earth Day – 22nd

St George’s Day – 23rd

Pay It Forward Day – 28th



National Photography Month / National Walking Month

May Day – 1st

Star Wars Day – 4th

Early May Bank Holiday – 6th

World Fairtrade Day – 11th

World Baking Day – 17th

Spring Bank Holiday – 27th

National Biscuit Day – 29th



Pride Month

World Environment Day – 5th

Father’s Day – 16th

Summer Solstice – 20th

Take Your Dog to Work Day – 21st

Global Beatles Day – 25th



Plastic Free July

Thank You Day – 2nd

World Chocolate Day – 7th

Cheese and Wine Day – 25th

Start of Paris Olympics 2024 – 26th



Yorkshire Day – 1st

International Left-handers Day – 13th

Tell a Joke Day – 16th

World Photography Day – 19th

National Dog Day – 26th

Summer Bank Holiday – 26th



International Day of Charity – 5th

Fairtrade Fortnight – 9th to 22nd

Talk Like a Pirate Day – 19th

Autumn Equinox- 22nd

World Marmite Day – 30th

British Food Fortnight – 20th Sept to 6th Oct



Breast Cancer Awareness Month

World Vegetarian Day – 1st

National Poetry Day – 3rd

World Smile Day – 4th

World Mental Health Awareness Day – 10th

World Food Day – 16th

Clocks Go Back – 27th

RSPB Feed the Birds Day – 29th

13th Birthday of Social Progress – 30th

Halloween – 31st




Bonfire Night – 5th

Remembrance Sunday – 10th

Remembrance Day – 11th

Diwali – 12th

Birthday of HM King Charles III – 14th

St Andrew’s Day – 30th

Small Business Saturday – 30th




First Day of Advent – 1st

Christmas Jumper Day – 13th

Winter Solstice – 21st

Christmas Eve – 24th

Christmas – 25th

Boxing Day – 26th

New Year’s Eve – 31st


And if you want a reminder of what’s coming up each month, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn where we’ll be posting each month to give you a nudge on what to look forward to over the next year!


Spotted some key dates we may have missed? Get in touch and we’ll add them to the collection!