Celebrations Events & Special Days in November 2021

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Events, celebrations, awareness events, saint's days, annual campaigns - UK and global festivities happening in November 2021.


4th Nov 2021

Diwali is the Hindu festival of Lights, which is celebrated with fireworks, decoration and feasting.

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Guy Fawkes Night

5th Nov 2021

When the British celebrate the Gunpowder Plot conspiritors failure to blow up the Houses of Parliament.

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National Saxophone Day

6th Nov 2021

Celebrated annually on the birthday of Belgian instrument maker, Adolphe Sax who was the inventor of the saxophone.

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Remembrance Day

11th Nov 2021

The day when we remember those members of the armed forces who gave their lives in conflict. The date was chosen to comemerate the end of hostilities of the First World War on 11th November 1918.

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World Kindness Day

13th Nov 2021

A day to celebrate and promote kindness in all its forms.

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Road Safety Week

15th Nov to 21st Nov 2021

The campaign aims to inspire thousands of schools, organisations and communities to take action on road safety and to promote life-saving messages.

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World Prematurity Day

17th Nov 2021

World Prematurity Day is raise awareness of preterm birth and the concerns of preterm babies and their families worldwide.

Universal Children's Day

20th Nov 2021

United Nations Universal Children's Day was established to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children's welfare.

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World Television Day

21st Nov 2021

A UN organised day, which recognises the impact of television on decision-making by bringing world attention to conflicts and threats to peace and security and its potential role in sharpening the focus on other major issues.

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World Hello Day

21st Nov 2021

Anyone can participate in World Hello Day simply by greeting ten people. This demonstrates the importance of personal communication for preserving peace.

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Doctor Who Day

23rd Nov 2021

Also know as TARDIS day, this is the anniversary of the first ever transmission of Doctor Who. Wear a bow-tie, a long knitted scarf or put celery on your lapel. Or just eat some jelly babies.

Related: Doctor Who Toys for Little Whovians


25th Nov 2021

US national holiday which is a celebration of the successful harvest and other blessings of the past year.

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Buy Nothing Day

26th Nov 2021

Held to coincide with Black Friday, this is an international day of protest against consumerism.

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28th Nov to 6th Dec 2021

The Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid Empire.

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St. Andrew's Day

30th Nov 2021

Celebration of the patron saint of Scotland, St. Andrew.

Related: St. Andrew's Day Colouring Pictures

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