2023 #1BigTeam Calendar

The January image from the calendar

January 2023

1st Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
1st Gantan-sai New Year
1st Global Family Day
1st Haiti - (1804) - Independence Day
1st Sudan - (1956)- Independence Day
3rd Fast of Tevet - Judaism
4th World Braille day
5th Twelfth Night
5th Birthday of Guru Gobind Singh
6th Feast of the Theophany
6th Epiphany
7th Mahayana New Year
7th Feast of the Nativity
8th Baptism of the Lord Jesus
14th Lohri
14th Orthodox New year
15th Pongal
15th World Religion Day
15th Makar Sankranti
16th Blue Monday
16th Martin Luther King Jnr. Day
19th Orthodox Epiphany
22nd Chinese New Year
23rd Cervical Cancer Prevention Week
25th Conversion of Saint Paul
25th Robert Burns Night (Burns Night)
26th Australia - (1788)- Australia Day
26th India - (1950) - Republic Day
27th International Holocaust Remembrance Day
29th Zacchaeus Sunday
31st Birthday of Guru Har Rai
31st Nauru - (1968) - Independence day

The February image from the calendar

February 2023

1st World Interfaith Harmony Week starts
1st World Hijab Day
1st Imbolc – Lughnassadh
2nd Candlemas
2nd Time to Talk Day
3rd Setsubun-sai
4th World Cancer Day
4th Sri Lanka (1948) Independence Day
6th Tu BiShvat
6th New Zealand (1840) - Waitangi Day
7th Grenada (1974) Independence Day
11th International Day of Women and Girls in Science
12th Heart Failure Awareness Week starts
12th National Apprenticeship Week starts
12th Red Hand Day for Child Soldiers
12th Autism Sunday
14th Saint Valentine’s Day
15th Parinirvana Day/Nirvana Day
15th International Childhood Cancer Day
15th Serbia National Day
17th World Human Spirit Day
17th Random Acts of Kindness Day
18th Maha Shivaratri – Hindu
18th Lailat al Miraj – Islam
18th Lithuania (1918) Independence Day
18th The Gambia (1965) Independence Day
19th Meatfare Sunday
20th World Day of Social Justice
20th Aromantic Spectrum Awareness Week starts
21st Shrove Tuesday
21st Ramakrishna Jayanti
21st International mother language day
22nd Ash Wednesday
24th International STAND UP to Bullying Day
26th Cheesefare Sunday
27th Great Lent begins


The March image from the calendar

March 2023


1st St David’s Day (Christian)
1st Self-injury Awareness Day
1st Zero Discrimination Day
1st International Wheelchair Day
2nd Nineteen Day Fast begins - Baha’i
3rd World Hearing Day
3rd Bulgaria (1878)- Liberation Day
5th Sunday of Orthodoxy
6th Magha Puja (Sangha Day)
6th Ghana - (1957)- Independence Day
7th Holika Dahan
7th Purim
7th Lailat al Bara’ah
8th Holi
8th Hola Mohalla – Sikh
8th International Women’s Day
9th World Kidney Day
10th No Smoking Day
12th World Glaucoma Week starts
13th Nutrition and Hydration Week starts
15th Nanakshahi (New Year)
15th International Day to Combat Islamophobia
17th St Patrick’s Day
17th World Sleep Day
18th Global Recycling Day
19th Mothering Sunday
20th Spring Equinox
20th Ostara – Mabon
20th International Day of Happiness
20th World Oral Health Day
21st World Down Syndrome Day
21st International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
21st Namibia - (1990) - Independence Day
22nd Ugadi New Year - Hindu
22nd World Water Day
22nd Ramadan starts
24th World TB Day
25th The Annunciation
30th World Bipolar Day
31st Rama Navami


The April image from the calendar

April 2023


1st April Fools’ Day
2nd Palm Sunday
2nd World Autism Day
4th Mahavir Jayanti
4th World Parkinson’s Day
6th Maundy Thursday
6th Theravada New Year
6th Hanuman Jayanti
6th Passover
7th World health day
8th International Romani Day
9th Easter Sunday
9th World Haemophilia Day
9th MS Awareness Week
9th Stephen Lawrence Day
9th St George’s Day
10th Songkran (Thai New Year) - Buddhist
13th FND (Functional Neurological Disorder) Awareness Day
14th Tamil New Year
14th Birth of the Khalsa (Vaisakhi)
14th Holy Friday
14th Day of Silence
16th Pascha (Easter)
18th Lailat al-Qadr – Islam
18th Yom HaShoah - Judaism
18th Yom HaShoah Holocaust Remembrance Day
20th Allergy Awareness Week starts
21st First Day of Ridvan - Baha’i
21st Eid al Fitr - Islam
22nd Akshaya Tritiya – Hindu, Jain
22nd Earth Day
23rd Saint George’s Day
25th World Malaria Day
26th Lesbian Visibility Day
26th Yom Ha’Atzmaut – Judaism
29th International Day of immunology
27th On Your Feet Britain
27th South Africa - (1994 )- Freedom Day
28th World Day for Health and Safety at Work


The May image from the calendar

May 2023


1st Beltane – Samhain
1st Global Accessibility Awareness Day
2nd Deaf awareness week starts
2nd Dying Matters Week starts
3rd World Press Freedom Day
3rd Feast of Saints Philip and James
3rd Sun Awareness Week starts
5th Vesak – Buddhist
5th International Day of the Midwife
8th Mental Health Awareness Week
8th World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
9th Lag B’Omer – Judaism
9th Coeliac Awareness Week starts
10th National Day for Staff Networks #togetherness
12th International Nurses Day
12th Fibromyalgia and ME/CFS Day
14th Feast of Saint Matthias
14th Israel - ( 1948) - Independence Day
15th Learning at Work Week
15th International Day of Families
15th Christian Aid Week starts
15th Epilepsy Awareness Week starts
15th Dementia Action Week starts
17th International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
17th Norway - (1814)- Constitution Day
18th Ascension of Jesus - Christian
18th Global Accessibility Awareness Day
20th International Human Resources Day
20th International Clinical Trials Day
21st World Day for Cultural Diversity for
Dialogue and Development
25th World Thyroid Day
28th Pentecost
28th Ethiopia - (1991) - National Day
28th International Day of Action for Women’s Health
31st Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

The June image from the calendar

June 2023

1st Volunteers’ week starts
1st Global Day of Parents
2nd Italy - (1946)- Republic Day
4th Pentecost – Orthodox Christian
4th Trinity Sunday – Christian
4th Tonga - ( 1970) - Emacipation Day
5th World Environment Day
5th Denmark - (1849) - Constitution Day
6th Sweden - (1916) Swedish Flag Day
8th Corpus Christi
10th Global Wellness Day
10th Portugal - (1580) - Portugal Day
11th All Saints - Orthodox Christian
11th Race Unity Day
12th Men’s Health Week
12th The Fast of the Holy Apostles
12th World Day against Child Labour
12th The Fast of the Holy Apostles
13th Stand up to Bullying Day
14th World Blood Donor Day
15th World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
16th BNF Healthy Eating Week
18th Autistic Pride Day
18th Father’s Day
19th Mencap Learning Disability Week
20th World Refugee Day
21st Turner Syndrome Awareness Day
21st World Humanist Day
21st Summer Solstice
21st Litha - Yule
21st National Healthcare Estates and Faciligties Day
22nd National Windrush Day
25th Slovenia - ( 1991) Independence Day
26th Nativity of Saint John the Baptist
26th Hajj - Islam
27th Waqf al Arafa - Islam
28th Eid al Adha
29th Feast of Saints Peter and Paul

The July image from the calendar


July 2023

5th Happy Birthday NHS (1948)
5th NHS Big Tea
22nd National Fragile X Awareness Day
16th Disability Awareness Day
16th Waqf al Arafa (Islam)
16th Eid al Adha (Islam)
14th Non-binary Awareness Week
14th Orangemen’s Day
14th Asalha Puja Dharma Day (Buddhist)
14th International Non-binary
People’s Day
16th International Drag Day
18th Nelson Mandela International Day
18th Birthday of Emperor Haile Selassie
26th Tish’a B’av (Jewish)
27th Ashura (Islam)
27th Pioneer Day (Mormon Christian)
28th World Hepatitis Day
30th International Day of Friendship
30th Al-Hijra/Muharram New Year (Islam)

The August image from the calendar

August 2023

1st Lughnasadh/ Lammas
1st World Breastfeeding Week
6th Transfiguration Sunday
6th Cycle to Work Day
12th International Youth Day
13th International Left Handers Day
15th Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary
19th World Humanintarian Day

The September image from the calendar

September 2023

6th Krishna Janmashtami
10th National Suicide Prevention Week
10th World Suicide Prevention Day
13th World Sepsis Day
17th World Patient Safety Day
17th Bisexual Awareness Week
18th Falls Awareness Week
21st International Day of Peace
23rd Bisexual Visibility Day
23rd National Eye Health Week
23rd Sexual Health Week
23rd World’s Biggest Coffee Morning
15th Rosh Hashanah begins
26th Mawlid al-Nabi
29th National Fitness Day
29th Michaelmas – Saint Michael and All Angels
19th World Heart Day
19th Ganesh Chaturthi
19th Recycle Now Week starts
29th Sukkot begins

The October image from the calendar

October 2023

1st International Day of Older Persons
6th World Smile Day
4th Saint Francis’ Day
3rd Back Care Awareness Week
9th Birthday of Guru Ram Das
10th World Mental Health Day
11th National Coming Out Day
12th World Sight Day
12th Burns Awareness Day
15th Pregnancy and infant loss remembrance day
15th Global Hand Hygiene Day
17th Spirit Day
17th World Menopause Day
18th International Pronoun Day
20th World Osteoporosis Day
22nd International Stammering Awareness Day
22nd Asexual Awareness Week
26th Intersex Awareness Day
29th World Stroke Day
31st Samhain
31st Reformation Day
31st All Hallows’ Eve

The November image from the calendar

November 2023

1st All Saints Day
2nd All Souls’ Day
2nd Coronation of Emperor Haile
Selassie I (Rastafari)
2nd Transgender Parent Day
3rd Advent Sunday
8th International Day of Radiology
8th Intersex Day of Remembrance
12th Divali
11th Armistice Day
12th Remembrance Sunday
13th World Kindness Day
14th World Diabetes Day
17th World Prematurity Day
19th International Men’s Day
20th Transgender Day of Remembrance
20th Transgender Awareness Week
30th Saint Andrew’s Day

The December image from the calendar

December 2023

1st World AIDS Day
2nd International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
3rd International Day of People with Disabilities
6th St Nicholas Day (Christian)
8th Feast of the Immaculate
Conception (Christian)
10th Human Rights Day
7th Chanukah begins (Jewish)
21st Yule / Winter Solstice 
25th Christmas Day
26th Saint Stephen’s Day
31st New Year’s Eve/Hogmanay

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