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Event Calendar - September

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Thursday, September 1
Start of World War 2

Start of World War 2

On the 1st of September 1939, Germany invaded Poland. Two days later, France and Britain declared war on Germany, starting World War 2.
Friday, September 2
Great Fire of London

Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London burned from the 2nd of September to the 5th of September 1666.
Tuesday, September 6
Read a Book Day

Read a Book Day

All you need to take part in National Read a Book Day is a book and a place to read it!
Wednesday, September 7
Brazilian Independence Day

Brazilian Independence Day

Brazil declared independence from Portugal on the 7th of September, 1822.
Thursday, September 8
International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day is a day to promote literacy across the world.
Saturday, September 10
World First Aid Day

World First Aid Day

World First Aid Day is held on the second Saturday in September, to raise awareness of the need for first aid.
Tuesday, September 13
Roald Dahl's Birthday

Roald Dahl’s Birthday

Roald Dahl was a popular children's writer, and the author of many well-loved books, including Matilda and The BFG.
Thursday, September 15
International Day of Democracy

International Day of Democracy

The United Nations (UN) observes the International Day of Democracy every year.
Monday, September 19
Talk Like a Pirate Day

Talk Like a Pirate Day

Talk like a Pirate Day started off as a joke, in 1995. Try some of our teaching ideas and download our resources, to learn more about pirates.
Wednesday, September 21
International Day of Peace

International Day of Peace

The United Nations (UN) International Day of Peace, also known as World Peace Day, has been marked since 1981.
Sunday, September 25
Rosh Hashannah

Rosh Hashanah

The festival of Rosh Hashanah, celebrates the beginning of the Jewish year.
Thursday, September 29
World Heart Day

World Heart Day

World Heart Day aims to educate people about ways to improve their heart health.
Friday, September 30
International Podcast Day

International Podcast Day

International Podcast Day is an opportunity for people who are interested in podcasts to connect.

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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