Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights with its variations also celebrated in other Indian religions. It symbolises the spiritual "victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance".
Serving as a reminder of the need to ensure food security and access to nutritious food for all, raising awareness to take action against worldwide hunger and malnutrition and highlighting the importance of sustainable agriculture and food production to address global food challenges.
Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) is the holiest day on the Jewish calendar, fast, pray, seek forgiveness from God and fellows.
An international day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma.
Rosh HaShanah is the Jewish New Year. The biblical name for this holiday is Yom Teruah.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when we reflect on trends in breast cancer research, prevention, and treatment.
Aiming to explore African and Caribbean culture and history across the nation, from the Black communities that were present in Britain thousands of years ago, to the Black servicemen that aided the UK during the Second World War and the Windrush generation that arrived after them.