Life and Culture Events January 2018

Dry January 1st-31st 

Dry January is the annual movement through which millions of people give up alcohol for the month of January.


Braille Day 4th January 

The 4th of January is World Braille Day, as it is the birthday of Louis Braille, the Frenchman who invented the code in 1821. Braille helps to provide equal opportunity for many blind people worldwide.


National Obesity Awareness Week 9th – 15th January 

The National Obesity Forum wants a national New Year’s resolution to help improve the nation’s health.


World Religion Day – 21st January 

World Religion Day is an observance initiated in 1950 by the National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’i’s of the United States, celebrated worldwide on the third Sunday in January each year.


Cervical Cancer Prevention Week 22nd – 28th January 

Cervical cancer can be prevented. With your help we can ensure every woman knows how they can reduce their risk of the disease and the steps they can take to look after their health.