World Breast Feeding Week
Date: 1st-7th August
Encourages breastfeeding and to improve the health of babies.
International Youth Day
Date: 12th August
Raises awareness of issues affecting young people around the world.
Manchester Pride – The Big Weekend
Date: 27th-30th August
Manchester Pride is a registered charity that campaigns for equality and challenges discrimination; creates opportunity for engagement and participation and celebrates lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) life. The charity fundraises for LGBT and HIV projects in Greater Manchester by staging a number of events throughout the year, including the award wining Manchester Pride Festival.
“The worst from of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal”Aristotle
- World Breastfeeding Week
- Transfiguration – (Christian)
- Fast of Tisha B’Av (end of the three weeks of mourning) – (Jewish Observance)
- Ashura* – (Islam)
- Raksha Bandhan** – (Hindu holiday)
- International Youth Day
- Assumption of Mary – (Christian)
- Krishna Janmashtami** (Birthday Lord Krishna) – (Hindu festival)
- Manchester Pride
- Summer Bank holiday
- Ganesh Chaturthi** – (Hindu holiday)