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Event Calendar - March

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Tuesday, March 1
Women's History Month

Women’s History Month

The month of March is celebrated as Women’s History Month in many parts of the world.
Tuesday, March 1
Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday, also known as Pancake Day, falls on the last Tuesday before Lent, 47 days before Easter Sunday.
Tuesday, March 1
National Sleep Month

National Sleep Month

National Sleep Month is held annually in March, to promote the importance of a good night's sleep. High quality sleep is important to keep us healthy and well.
Tuesday, March 1
St. David's Day

Saint David’s Day

Dewi Sant, also known as St David, is the patron saint of Wales.
Wednesday, March 2
Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, 46 days before Easter Sunday.
Thursday, March 3
World Book Day

World Book Day

World Book Day is an annual celebration of books and reading.
Thursday, March 3
World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day

World Wildlife Day aims to raise awareness of the world's wild plants and animals, and the threats that they face.
Monday, March 14
Pi Day

Pi Day

Pi Day is celebrated on the 14th of March. The number Pi (π) can be used to calculate the circumference and area of a circle.
Monday, March 14
Commonwealth Day

Commonwealth Day

Commonwealth Day is marked on the second Monday in March by Commonwealth countries around the world.
Thursday, March 17
St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day

The feast day of Saint Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, is celebrated on 17th March, believed to be the anniversary of his death in 461.
Friday, March 18
Holi

Holi

The ancient Hindu festival of Holi is also known as the Festival of Colours.
Sunday, March 20
International Happiness Day

International Day of Happiness

The International Day of Happiness is marked on the 20th of March each year.
Monday, March 21
World Poetry Day

World Poetry Day

A poem is a piece of writing that expresses feelings and ideas using imaginative language.
Monday, March 21
International Day of Forests

International Day of Forests

Since 2012, the International Day of Forests has been marked by the United Nations on the 21st of March.
Tuesday, March 22
World Water Day

World Water Day

World Water Day, is an annual event organised by the United Nations. It focuses on the importance of freshwater.
Wednesday, March 23
World Maths Day

World Maths Day

World Maths Day is an international celebration of mathematics, organised by 3P Learning, the makers of Mathletics maths software.
Wednesday, March 30
Van Gogh's Birthday

Van Gogh’s Birthday

Vincent van Gogh is considered to be one of the most popular and influential artists who has ever lived. His birthday was 30th March.

We have taken care to ensure that all information on the calendar was correct at the time of publication. However, please double-check this before planning events and activities with your children in case events have been moved or cancelled.

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