Keep up to date with all the events and campaigns during October.
Dates on the calendar:
- Stoptober (1st – 31st October) - Stoptober begins on 1 October and there's never been a better time to quit! Stopping smoking is the best thing you can do for your own health - and the health of people around you. It's never too late to quit. You'll start seeing the benefits immediately, not just for your health but also your finances.
- Harvest Festival (3rd October) - The Harvest Festival of Thanksgiving is a celebration of the harvest and food grown on the land in the United Kingdom. It is about giving thanks for a successful crop yield over the year as winter starts to approach. The festival is also about giving thanks for all the good and positive things in our lives such as family and friendships.
- National Customer Service Week (4th – 8th October) - National Customer Service Week is a week-long event offering a unique opportunity to highlight the importance of customer service in your business.
- Hate Crime Awareness Week (9th – 16th October) - It aims to bring people together to stand in solidarity with those affected by hate crime, to remember those we have lost, and support those who need ongoing support.
- World Mental Health Day (10th October) - The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on the 10th October every year. This year's theme set by the World Federation for Mental Health is ‘Mental Health in an Unequal World'.
- World Menopause Day (18th October) - World Menopause Day was founded to raise awareness about the menopause and provide women with support who are experiencing the menopause and peri-menopause.
- Clocks go back (31st October) – Daylight saving time ends at 2am on the 31st October, meaning clocks go back one hour.