Celebrations and Events in August 2020

Celebrations and Events in August 2020

Events, celebrations, awareness events, saint's days, annual campaigns and anything else that is happening in August 2020.


Yorkshire Day

1st Aug 2020

Celebrated on 1 August to promote the historic English county of Yorkshire.

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International Owl Awareness Day

4th Aug 2020

International Owl Awareness Day aims to celebrate one of the most iconic bird species and raise awareness to their plight in the wild and what we can all do to help protect them.

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Sea Serpent Day

7th Aug 2020

A day to ponder on the myth of sea serpents.


International Cat Day

8th Aug 2020

Organised by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, this is a day to think about your furry friend and appreciate everything you love about them.

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Rice Pudding Day

9th Aug 2020

Yes, this really is a thing. Just have some rice pudding today. Enjoy!


World Lion Day

10th Aug 2020

Founded by Big Cat Rescue to highlight the importance of the lion globally and to raise lion conservation awareness worldwide.

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Left Handers Day

13th Aug 2020

Your chance to tell your family and friends how proud you are of being left-handed, and also to raise awareness of the everyday issues that lefties face in a world designed for right-handers.

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International Orangutan Day

19th Aug 2020

Awareness for orangutangs around the world, some of which are facing extinction within the next two decades.


National Dog Day

26th Aug 2020

US event that is celebrated by dog-lovers around the world. The pupose of the day is to raise awareness for dog adoption.

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International Bat Night

29th Aug to 30th Aug 2020

A night to celebrate bats and learn about the way bats live and their needs with presentations, exhibitions and bat walks.

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Summer Bank Holiday

31st Aug 2020

Last bank holiday before Christmas!


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