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

February 2018

Whole month: LGBT History month

1st: Time to Talk Day

5-11th: Children's Mental Health Week

28th: Women in Banking and Finance Awards for Achievement

March 2018

Whole month: Women's History month

1st: Women in Law Awards

5th-9th: National Apprenticeship Week

5th-11th: LGBT Adoption & Fostering week

8th: International Women's Day

11th: Mother's Day

21st: International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

23rd: enei (Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion) Awards

25th: We are The City Rising Stars Awards

31st: International Transgender Day

tbc: UK Diversity Legal Awards

tbc: CIPD People Management Awards

April 2018

Whole month: Stress Awareness month

7th: World Health Day

23rd: Working Families Best Practice Awards

28th: World Day for Safety & Health at Work

May 2018

13th: National Childrens Day

14th - 20th: Mental Health Awareness Week

14th - 27th: Foster Care Fortnight

14th - 20th: Learning at Work Week

15th: International Day of Families

14th - 18th: Green Ribbon Campaign

June 2018

1st - 7th: Volunteers Week

tbc: Child Safety Week

11th - 17th: Carers Week

tbc: Men's Health Week

17th: Father's Day

21st: Go Home on Time Day

July 2018

tbc: London Pride 

August 2018

tbc: World Breastfeeding Week

31st: European Diversity Awards

September 2018

Whole month: Menopause Awareness Month (UK)

5th: International Day of Charity

7th: Women of the Future Awards

tbc: City Giving Day

tbc: National Inclusion Week

tbc: World's Biggest Coffee Morning by Macmillan

tbc: World Suicide Prevention Day

October 2018

Whole month: Black History Month UK

1st: International Day of Older Persons

1st - 5th: National Work Life Week

tbc: Baby Loss Awareness Week

10th: World Mental Health Day

11th: National Coming Out Day

16th: National Adoption Week

18th: Anti-Slavery Day and World Menopause Day

22nd: International Stammering Awareness Day

27th: National Mentoring Day

November 2018

Whole month: Movember Men's Health Awareness

7th: National Stress Awareness Day

tbc: Anti-Bullying Week

tbc: International Men's Day

tbc: Universal Children's Day

tbc: Carers Rights Day

December 2017

tbc: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

tbc: International Volunteer Day

January 2018

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.