Celebrations and Events in March 2019

Celebrations and Events in March 2019

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


St. David's Day

1st Mar 2019

St. David is the patron saint of Wales, and celebrations include wearing daffodils and leeks, eating traditional Welsh food and wearing Welsh national costume.

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Pancake Day

5th Mar 2019

Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday is the day before Lent begins, when people would traditionally use up all their fat and eggs by making pancakes.

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World Book Day

7th Mar 2019

Annual celebration of books an reading celebrated by reading, book related activities and dressing up as caracters from books.

More about World Book Day

Related: Easy World Book Day Costume Ideas Using Clothes You Already Have


International Woman's Day

8th Mar 2019

A worldwide celebration of women's rights and celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

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Pi Day

14th Mar 2019

A day of celebrating the wonder of mathematics, 14th March was chosen because the value of Pi is often taken as 3.14.

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St. Patrick's Day

17th Mar 2019

Ireland's national day is celebrates the Irish patron saint Patrick. The day is celebrated all around the world with Guinness and shamrock decorations.

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Shakespeare Week

18th Mar to 24th Mar 2019

Shakespeare Week is a national annual celebration giving primary school aged children opportunities for enriching and enjoyable early encounters with Shakespeare.

More about Shakespeare Week




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20th Mar 2019

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World Poetry Day

21st Mar 2019

A UNESCO day to promote the reading, writing, publishing and teaching of poetry throughout the world.

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Tolkein Day

25th Mar 2019

Organised by The Tokien Society, to encourage fans to celebrate and promote the life and works of J.R.R. Tolkien by reading their favourite passages from his books.

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Mother's Day (UK)

31st Mar 2019

The day where we show Mum just how much we love her in the UK

More about Mother's Day (UK)


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Celebrations and Events in March 2019





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