Notable Dates

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MAY

5  First day of Ramadan

6  Early May Bank Holiday

6–12 Red Cross Week
6–12 Deaf Awareness Week
9 National Lost Sock Day
11 World Fair Trade Day
11–18 National Doughnut Week
12 National Children’s Day UK
12 National Limerick Day
13–19 Mental Health Awareness Week

17 Pizza Party Day
20–26 Dementia Action Week

25 May–2 June National Go Canoeing Week

27 Spring Bank Holiday
28 World Hunger Day
31 Laylat al-Qadr

JUNE

1–7 Volunteers’ Week
2 Coronation Day
4 Last day of Ramadan
4–5 Eid al-Fitr
5 World Environment Day
7 UK Chief Scout Bear Grylls’ birthday

8 World Oceans Day
8 The Queen’s official birthday

8–10 Shavuot
8–16 Bike Week
9 Whit Sunday
10–16 Diabetes Week
13 Cupcake Day (Alzheimer’s Society)

15 World Juggling Day
16 Trinity Sunday
16 Father’s Day
17–23 Refugee Week
18 Autistic Pride Day
20 Clean Air Day
21 Summer Solstice/Longest Day
28 Wallace & Gromit’s- Wrong Trousers Day

JULY

4 American Independence Day

6 Pride (London)
12 Battle of the Boyne
12–14 Gilwell 24

7 World Chocolate Day
16 Dharma Day
22 July–2 August 24th World Scout Jamboree

30 World Friendship Day

AUGUST

1 Scout Scarf Day
5 Summer Bank Holiday (Scotland)
10–11 Tisha B’Av
15 Feast of the Assumption
15 Raksha Bandhan
19 World Humanitarian Day
19 World Photography Day
22 National Burger Day
26 Summer Bank Holiday (England, Wales, NI)


A real-life adventure that fires up the imagination and gets you exploring the most interesting parts of the UK. Suitable for all ages 6-106.

If any leaders would like to do any of these please contact Sam Elliott (Group Scout Leader) and she can send over the pdf map and instructions!

Just follow the link to their website and pop in a location and see what is available!