Folk, Fact and Sayings about December
27 Nov - 5 Dec - National Tree Week
A major countrywide festival founded to mark the start of the planting season and celebrate trees and woods. It includes tree planting and other events, such as tree dressing, talks and story telling.
1 December - World AIDS Day
World AIDS Day is a day when people from around the world come together within a single effort to raise awareness about HIV and to express global solidarity with people living with HIV.
1 December - Prisoners for Peace Day
2 December - International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
Marking the anniversary of the adoption in 1949 of the UN Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and the Exploitation of Others.
3 December -International Day of Disabled Persons
The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons, 3 December, aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. pro
3 - 4 December - Tree Dressing Day (First Weekend in December) projectbritain.com
Decorate and celebrate a living tree in your street, garden, playground, village, hedgerow or park on Tree Dressing Day and show how much you value it.
See some photographs of trees dressed jectbritain.com
6 December - St Nicholas Day (Christian)
11 December - International Mountain Day
International Mountain Day is an opportunity to create awareness about the importance of mountains to life, to highlight the opportunities and constraints in mountain development and to build partnerships that will bring positive change to the world's mountains and highlands.
21 December - Winter Solstice - Shortest Day
24 December - Christmas Eve
25 December - Christmas Day (Christian)
26 December - Boxing Day projectbritain.com
29 December - Festival of Winter Walks
31 December - New Year's Eve