Life and Culture Events June 2018

Bowel cancer Awareness Month 1st-30th June

Pride month

Every year, during the month of June, the LGBT community celebrates in a number of different ways. Across the globe, various events are held during this special month as a way of recognising the influence LGBT people have had around the world. Why was June chosen? Because it is when the Stonewall Riots took place, way back in 1969.

National Cancer Survivor Day 3rd June

National Cancer Survivors Day is an annual Celebration of Life that is held in hundreds of communities nationwide and around the world.

In 2018, NCSD will be held on Sunday, June 3. On this day, thousands of people will gather to show the world that there is life after a cancer diagnosis – and it’s something to celebrate. Mark the date and make a plan to celebrate this special day with the cancer survivors in your community.

Heart Rhythm Week

World Environment Day

World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated every year on 5 June to raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth. It is run by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Diabetes Awareness Week 11 June- 17th June

Diabetes U.K. organizes Diabetes Week. The charity has a long history of campaigning; it was founded in 1934 by the writer H.G.Wells and Dr. R.D. Lawrence, who were themselves diabetics. The week is all about creating awareness of the condition and encouraging people to share their experiences of living with diabetes. Many other groups and organizations take part in diabetes week, hosting a wide variety of informative and fund raising events.