April 2023 Events Celebrations & Special Days

April 2023 Events Celebrations & Special Days

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Events, celebrations, awareness events, saint's days, annual campaigns - UK and global festivities happening in April 2023.

April starts with jokes and pranks, and then we go on to celebrate Earth Day, St. George's Day and Penguin Day

Here are the fun events happening this April in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland as well as around the world.

April 2023 Events Celebrations & Special Days

April Fool's Day

1st Apr 2023

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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World Autism Awareness Day

2nd Apr 2023

Autism-friendly events and educational activities take place all through the month of April to increase understanding and acceptance and foster worldwide support.


Good Friday

7th Apr 2023

A bank holiday in the UK, this Christian celebration commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. Hot Cross Buns are traditionally eaten today.

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Easter Day

9th Apr 2023

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

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Unicorn Day

9th Apr 2023

A day to celebrate the most popular mythical creature ever, which is also the symbol of Scotland.

Easter Monday

10th Apr 2023

The day after Easter Day is a Bank Holiday in the UK and many countries around the world.

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Siblings Day

10th Apr 2023

Based on traditional Indian festival of Rakshabandhan, which is hundreds of years old, honoring the relationships of siblings.

National Scrabble Day

13th Apr 2023

National Scrabble Day is observed annually on April 13th. April 13th specifically was chosen in honor of Scrabble's inventor, Alfred Mosher Butts.


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World Heritage Day

18th Apr 2023

International Day for Monuments and Sites, better known as World Heritage Day, promotes awareness about the diversity of the cultural heritage of humanity.


Earth Day

22nd Apr 2023

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

About Earth Day

Earth Day Printable Puzzles

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Eid al-Fitr

22nd Apr 2023

A religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan.

National Shakespeare Day

23rd Apr 2023

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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St. George's Day

23rd Apr 2023

Annual celebration of England's Patron Saint.

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World Book Night

23rd Apr 2023

World Book Night brings people from all backgrounds together for one reason - to inspire others to read more.


UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day

23rd Apr 2023

Each year, on 23 April, celebrations take place all over the world to recognize the scope of books - a link between the past and the future, a bridge between generations and across cultures.


Penguin Day

25th Apr 2023

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


International Dance Day

29th Apr 2023

A celebration day for those who can see the value and importance of the art form "dance", and acts as a wake-up-call for governments, politicians and institutions which have not yet recognised its value.


International Jazz Day

30th Apr 2023

International Jazz Day brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts all over the world to celebrate and learn about jazz and its roots, future and impact.


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