29th April – 5th May
UK Maternal Mental Health Matters Awareness Week

1st
Turner Prize Shortlist Announced

2nd
UK Local Elections

2nd – 5th
Tour de Yorkshire

3rd
Brighton Fringe begins

4th
Brighton Festival begins
Free Comic Book Day
Star Wars Day
Women’s FA Cup Final

5th
Cinco De Mayo
Ramadan begins

5th – 11th
Hedgehog Awareness Week

6th
UK May Day bank holiday

6th – 12th
Deaf Awareness Week
ME Awareness Week
Red Cross Week
Sun Awareness Week
Viral Meningitis Week
Weaning Week

7th – 14th
Donkey Week

8th
National Receptionists Day
World Ovarian Cancer Day

9th
Europe Day
National Lost Sock Day

10th
Norfolk & Norwich Festival begins
Ten Tors Challenge begins on Dartmoor
World Lupus Day

11th
Eat What You Want Day
Giro d’Italia (Tour of Italy) cycling race begins
International Astronomy Day
World Ego Awareness Day
World Fairtrade Day

11th – 12th
National Mills Weekend

11th – 18th
National Doughnut Week

12th
BAFTA Television Awards at the Royal Festival Hall in London
International Nurses Day
ME Awareness Day
National Children’s Day
National Limerick Day
The Sunday Times publishes its annual Rich List

12th – 18th
Food Allergy Awareness Week

 

 

13th – 17th
Neurodiversity Celebration Week

13th – 19th
Coeliac UK Awareness Week
Dying Matters Awareness Week
Learning At Work Week
National Vegetarian Week
Mental Health Awareness Week

13th – 20th
National Feet Week

13th – 26th
Foster Care Fortnight

13th May – 13th June
National Smile Month

15th
International Day of Families

15th – 18th
Museums At Night

17th
World Hypertension Day

18th
Eurovision Finals FA Cup Final
HIV Vaccine Awareness Day
International Museums Day

20th
British Tomato Fortnight begins

20th – 24th
Walk to School Week

20th – 26th
Action for Brain Injury Week
Dementia Action Week
National Epilepsy Week

21st
RHS Chelsea Flower Show begins
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development

22nd
World Goth Day

23rd
World Turtle Day

25th May – 2nd June
National Children’s Gardening Week
National Go Canoeing Week

27th
UK Bank Holiday
English Wine Week begins

27th May – 2nd June
National BBQ Week

28th
World Hunger Day

29th
International Day of UN Peacekeepers
National Biscuit Day
Oak Apple Day
World Digestive Health Day

30th
World MS Day

31st
World No Tobacco Day