Events

STEM Club Week

STEM Club Week

1st February to 5th February

STEM Clubs Week celebrates all the amazing work that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Clubs do. Find out more at http://www.stemclubs.net/stem-clubs-week-2015/

St Brigid's Day

St Brigid's Day

1st February

St Brigid's Day is traditionally recognised in Ireland as the first day of spring.

National SingUp Day

National SingUp Day

2nd February

The biggest singing day of the year. Schools across the country organise singing events.

Candlemas

Candlemas

2nd February

Candlemas commemorates the ritual purification of Mary, 40 days after the birth of her son Jesus.

World Cancer Day

4th February

World Cancer Day is marked on February 4 to raise awareness of cancer and to encourage its prevention, detection, and treatment.

Unicef Day for Change

Unicef Day for Change

5th February

Day for Change is a chance for your school to learn about what life is like for children around the world and raise money for disadvantaged children with Unicef.

Charles Dickens' Birthday

Charles Dickens' Birthday

7th February

Charles Dickens is much loved for his great contribution to classic English literature.

Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday

7th February

Super Bowl 50 is set to take place at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, home of the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, February 7th, 2016. For the first time in Super Bowl history, the game will be branded with the Arabic numeral 50 instead of the Roman Numeral 'L'.

Go Green Week

Go Green Week

8th February to 14th February

Go Green Week is People & Planet's annual national week of action on climate change in schools, colleges and universities.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

8th February

Chinese New Year, also known as the spring festival, is the most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. 2016 is the year of the monkey.

Tết - Vietnamese New Year

Tết - Vietnamese New Year

8th February

The Vietnamese Festival celebrates the arrival of Spring.

Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day

9th February

A day to remind everyone why it is important to stay safe online and how we can all do so.

Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday

9th February

Shrove Tuesday is the day before Lent starts: the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. It's a day of penitence, to clean the soul, and a day of celebration as the last chance to feast before Lent begins.

Rugby Six Nations

Rugby Six Nations

9th February to 19th March

The Six Nations is an annual Rugby competition involving England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France and Italy.

Vasant Panchami

Vasant Panchami

12th February

Vasant Panchami is the Hindu festival that highlights the coming of spring.

Darwin Day

Darwin Day

12th February

Darwin Day is a celebration intended to commemorate the anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin on February 12, 1809.

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day

14th February

Valentine's Day is the traditional day on which people express their love for each other.

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

18th February

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. It is a season of penance, reflection, and fasting.

International Mother Language Day

International Mother Language Day

21st February

International Mother Language Day is an observance that promotes awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism.

World Thinking Day

World Thinking Day

22nd February

World Thinking Day is a day of friendship, advocacy and fundraising for girls around the world.

Fair Trade Fortnight

Fair Trade Fortnight

29th February to 13th March

A special event that raises awareness of the Fairtrade Foundation and the activities that it supports.

Find out more at www.fairtrade.org.uk/fortnight