Event Archive

22 September 2017

Navaratri/Durga Puja/Dusserah - Hindu

Navaratri (nine nights) is a festival in which God is adored as Mother. Read More

22 September 2017

Al-Hijra/Islamic New Year - Muslim

The new year, which marks the Prophet Muhammad’s migration from Mecca to Medina where he set up the first Muslim state. Read More

22 September 2017

Rosh Hashanna - Jewish

Jewish New Year, commemorating the creation of the world. Read More

21 September 2017

Navaratri/Durga Puja/Dusserah - Hindu

Navaratri (nine nights) is a festival in which God is adored as Mother. Read More

21 September 2017

Rosh Hashana - Jewish

Jewish New Year, commemorating the creation of the world. Read More

04 September 2017

Eid-Ul-Adha - Muslim

A major festival marking the end of Hajj, it remembers the Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son to Allah. Most Muslims will abstain from work. Read More

03 September 2017

Eid-Ul-Adha - Muslim

A major festival marking the end of Hajj, it remembers the Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son to Allah. Most Muslims will abstain from work. Read More

02 September 2017

Eid-Ul-Adha - Muslim

A major festival marking the end of Hajj, it remembers the Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son to Allah. Most Muslims will abstain from work. Read More

01 September 2017

Eid-Ul-Adha - Muslim

A major festival marking the end of Hajj, it remembers the Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son to Allah. Most Muslims will abstain from work. Read More

15 August 2017

Janamashtami/Krishna Jayanti - Hindu

The birthday of Krishna. Many Hindus forego sleep for the 48 hours, and some fast. Read More

15 August 2017

Indian Independence Day - International

Commemorates the independence of India, as it left the British Empire. Read More

14 August 2017

Pakistan Independence Day - International

Commemorates the creation of Pakistan when India was partitioned, Read More

07 August 2017

Raksha Bandan - Hindu

"Raksha Bandan” means "a thread for protection”. Sisters tie a thread bracelet around their brothers’ wrists, and receive gifts in return. Read More

03 August 2017

Golf - Womens British Open, Kingsbarns

The Golf Women's British Open in Scotland, starts on the 3rd of August and finishes on the 6th. Read More

01 August 2017

Tisha B’Av - Jewish

A fast day commemorating several calamities that have occurred on this same day in the Jewish calendar. Known as "the saddest day in Jewish history”. Read More

30 July 2017

Formula 1 Hungarian Grand Prix

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16 July 2017

Football, Women's Euro 2017

The Football Women's Euro starts on the 16th of July and continues until the 6th of August Read More

14 July 2017

Bastille Day - International

The French national holiday, celebrating the uprising of the modern French nation, particularly the storming of the Bastille. Read More

14 July 2017

Swimming and diving - World Aquatics Championships

The World Aquatic Championships will take place between the 14th and 20th of July Read More

07 July 2017

Football, Gold world cup USA

The football Gold world cup will take place in the USA, between the 7th and 26th of July. Read More