1st
International Coffee Day
International Day of Older Persons
World Vegetarian Day

3rd
National Poetry Day

4th
World Smile Day
World Animal Day

4th – 10th
World Space Week

5th
Do Something Nice Day
World Teachers Day

6th
Grandparents Day
National Badger Day
World Cerebral Palsy Day

6th – 12th
Dyspraxia Awareness Week

10th
World Mental Health Day
World Porridge Day

7th – 11th
Back Pain Week
National Pyjama Week
National Work Life Week

7th – 12th
Libraries Week

7th – 13th
British Egg Week
Dyslexia Awareness Week
National Arthritis Week
National Braille Week
National Curry Week

9th – 15th
Baby Loss Awareness Week

11th
International Day of the Girl Child
World Egg Day
World Sight Day

12th
World Arthritis Day
World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

13th
National No Bra Day
World Thrombosis Day

13th – 19th
National Baby Swimming Week

14th – 20th
National Adoption Week
National Cake Week

 

15th
Global Hand Washing Day
Global Wave of Light

16th
Restart a Heart Day
World Food Day

16th – 20th
National Chocolate Week

13th – 19th
International Infection Prevention Control Week

17th
Conflict Resolution Day
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
World Values Day

18th
Anti Slavery Day
Epilepsy Action Tea Break
Wear It Pink Day

19th
Evaluate Your Life Day

19th October – 3rd November
Family Learning Festival

20th
International Sloth Day
World Children’s Day
World Osteoporosis Day

26th October – 2nd November
International Brain Tumour Awareness Week

21st
Apple Day

22nd
International Stammering Awareness Day
National Nut Day (US)

23rd
Sudep Action Day

24th
World Polio Day

25th
National Mentoring Day
World Pasta Day

27th
Daylight Saving Time ends
Diwali

29th
World Psoriasis Day

28th October – 3rd November
UK Sausage Week

31st
Hallowe’en

31st October – 2nd November
Museums at Night