Celebrations and Events in April 2019

Celebrations and Events in April 2019

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Events, celebrations, awareness events, saint's days, annual campaigns and anything else that is happening in April 2019.


1st Apr 2019

Easter is the Christian celebration of Christ's resurrection, adopted as a secular celebration with bunnies and chocolate eggs.

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April Fool's Day

1st Apr 2019

Celebrated all over the wold as a morning of jokes and tricks - but don't play a trick after noon - or you are the fool!

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International Children's Book Day

2nd Apr 2019

Held on or around Hans Christian Andersen's birthday, which is celebrated to inspire a love of reading and to call attention to children's books.

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Earth Day

22nd Apr 2019

Worldwide event to raise awareness of the environmental issues which face the whole of planet Earth.

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St. George's Day

23rd Apr 2019

Celebration of England's Patron Saint.

More about St. George's Day

Related: St. George's Day Printables

National Shakespeare Day

23rd Apr 2019

23rd April was both Shakespeare's birthday and date of his death. Celebrations are held in his home town of Stratford-upon-Avon and around the UK.

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Family Safety Week

23rd Apr to 27th Apr 2019

Organised by RoSPA, this week highlights ways to prevent children becoming the victims of accidents.

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Penguin Day

25th Apr 2019

Awareness day to highlight the dangers that penguin's habitats face, as well as the number of penguin species which are endangered.

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Screen-Free Week

30th Apr to 6th May 2019

Unplug from digital entertainment and spend all that free time playing, reading, daydreaming, creating, exploring, and connecting with family and friends!

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Celebrations and Events in April 2019