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British Life & Culture

Awareness Days and Weeks

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Awareness Days and Events in Britain

Folk, Fact and Sayings about August

National Road Victim Month

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bullet 12 August - International Youth Day

It is an opportunity for Governments and others to draw attention to youth issues worldwide. Around the world people organize concerts, workshops, cultural events, fund-raisers, rallies and meetings that involve national and local government officials, youth organizations and young people. International Youth day is on 12 August each year.

bullet 13 August - International Left Handers Day
Raising awareness of left-handedness and the challenges caused by living in such a right-handed world.

bullet 21 - 27 August World Water Week
Experts from 100 countries are assembled this week in a global effort to improve human; welfare and the planet's health.

bullet 28 - 29 August Notting Hill Carnival

bullet 31 August National Zoo Awareness Day

One of two days on which the Captive Animals' Protection Society highlight the cruelty of the zoo industry.

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