Diversity Calendar

Are you planning events or communications to celebrate diversity within your organisation? Or wanting to link your internal initiatives to dates that are recognised nationally or internationally?  Would you like to apply for an award to recognise your organisation's achievements in diversity?

Our Diversity Calendar provides a handy look ahead at key diversity dates, with links taking you directly to the relevant website for further details.  

Awards are listed according the closing date for submissions.

The Calendar is updated on a rolling basis every month as new dates are confirmed.  

December 2018

3rd: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

5th: International Volunteer Day

January 2019

February 2019

Whole month: LGBT History month

7th: Time to Talk Day

4-10th: Children's Mental Health Week

tbc: Women in Banking and Finance Awards for Achievement

March 2019

Whole month: Women's History month

1st: Inclusive Networks Awards

tbc: Women in Law Awards

tbc: ENEI Awards

4-8th: National Apprenticeship Week

tbc: LGBT Adoption & Fostering week

8th: International Women's Day

31st: Mother's Day

21st: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

tbc: We are The City Rising Stars Awards

31st: International Transgender Day

tbc: UK Diversity Legal Awards

tbc: CIPD People Management Awards

April 2019

Whole month: Stress Awareness month

7th: World Health Day

tbc: Working Families Best Practice Awards

28th: World Day for Safety & Health at Work

May 2019

12th: National Childrens Day

13-19th: Mental Health Awareness Week

13-19th: Learning at Work Week

13-26th: Foster Care Fortnight

15th: International Day of Families

tbc: Green Ribbon Campaign

June 2019

tbc: National Diversity Awards

1-7th: Volunteers Week

tbc: Child Safety Week

10-16th: Carers Week

10-16th: Men's Health Week

16th: Father's Day

tbc: Go Home on Time Day

July 2019

7th: London Pride 

August 2019

1st - 7th: World Breastfeeding Week

tbc: European Diversity Awards

September 2019

Whole month: Menopause Awareness Month (UK)

5th: International Day of Charity

tbc: Women of the Future Awards

tbc: Global Equality & Diversity Awards

tbc: City Giving Day

23rd - 29th: National Inclusion Week

tbc: World's Biggest Coffee Morning by Macmillan

10th: World Suicide Prevention Day

October 2019

Whole month: Black History Month UK

1st: International Day of Older Persons

tbc: National Work Life Week

7th - 13th: Dyslexia Awareness Week

9th - 15th: Baby Loss Awareness Week

10th: World Mental Health Day

11th: National Coming Out Day

tbc: National Adoption Week

18th: Anti-Slavery Day and World Menopause Day

22nd: International Stammering Awareness Day

27th: National Mentoring Day

November 2019

Whole month: Movember Men's Health Awareness

4th-8th: Stress Awareness Week

tbc: Equal Pay Day

tbc: Anti-Bullying Week

19th: International Men's Day

20th: Universal Children's Day

tbc Carers Rights Day

Want to suggest a date that isn't shown below? Please drop us an email.

Want to advertise your own event?  Members are welcome to submit their own events if these are open to external attendees - please get in touch.

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