March

In March we celebrate Women's History Month.

DateNational Day
01-Mar Women's History Month (1-31 March)
01-Mar Zero Discrimination Day
01-Mar Saint David's Day - Christian
01-Mar Self Injury Awareness Day
01-Mar Nineteen Day Fast (start Baha'i)
01-Mar Cheesefare Sunday - Orthodox Christian
01-Mar International Wheelchair Day
02-Mar Great Lent begins - Clean Monday - Orthodox Christian (2 Mar - 18 Apr)
08-Mar International Women's Day
09-Mar Magha Puja (Sangha Day) - Buddhist
10-Mar Purim - Jewish
10-Mar Hola Mohalla - Sikh
11-Mar Maha Shivaratri - Hindu holiday
11-Mar Isra and Mi'raj - Muslim
14-Mar Mothering Sunday
17-Mar St Patrick's Day - Christian
17-Mar Bank Holiday - Northern Ireland and ROI
19-Mar Saint Joseph's Day - Christian
20-Mar Spring Equinox
20-Mar Ostara - Mabon - Wicca/Pagan Northern and Southern Hemispheres
20-Mar Naw Ruz (New Year) - Baha'i
20-Mar Norooz (New Year) - Persian/Zoroastrian
20-Mar Lord's Evening Meal - Jehovah's Witness Christian
21-Mar International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
21-Mar World Downs Syndrome Day
22-Mar World Water Day
22-Mar Lallat al Miraj - Islam
24-Mar World TB Day
25-Mar Annunciation to the Theotokos - Orthodox Christian
25-Mar Annunciation of the Lord - Catholic Christian
28-Mar Palm Sunday - Christian
28-Mar First Day of Passover - Jewish holiday
28-Mar Khordad Sal (Birth of the Prophet Zarahushtra) - Zoroastrian
28-Mar British Summer Time begins
29-Mar Holi - Hindu holiday
30-Mar World Bipolar Day
31-Mar Transgender Day of Visibility
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Women's History Month

Women’s History Month ran through March and coincided with International Women’s Day on 8 March 2020. The month honours the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women throughout history.

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