The Family Learning Festival is a national celebration to mark and inspire a love of learning in family life. It takes place in October every year. It is coordinated by the Campaign for Learning, the organisation that aims to build a culture of learning everywhere. The media will be keen to cover local events and learn more about fun educational days out.
World Space Week is the largest annual space event in the world. the weeks helps build up the workforce of tomorrow by inspiring students; demonstrates visible public support for the space programme; educates the public about space activities. Its a great opportunity to share your views, educate and spread the message around it. We can help you plan your content.
National Cholesterol Month is an entire month devoted to raising funds for HEART UK and raising awareness of the dangers of high cholesterol. Many Brits may be unaware of supplements/vitamins and products that can help reduce cholesterol. Products that can help track cholesterol levels at home will be very apt this year with many still unable or reluctant to visit their GP.
Black History Month is intended to recognise the contribution and achievements of those with African or Caribbean heritage. It's also an opportunity for people to learn more about the effects of racism and how to challenge negative stereotypes. The media will be keen to speak with those who can help Brits celebrate, educate and learn.
World Sight Day, observed annually on the second Thursday of October, is a global event drawing attention on blindness and vision impairment. The aim is to remind the world that everyone counts to demonstrate the importance of taking care of our own eye health and to highlight the work still to be done in achieving access to eye care services for everyone.
Halloween is the evening before the Christian holy days of All Hallows' Day (also known as All Saints' or Hallowmas) more traditionally known for trick or treating and celebrating all things ghoulish and spooky. Party outfits, decorations and makeup will all be talking points this year. On-air giveaways will be in high demand.
Most schools will break for one last time late in October before the end of the school in December. Potentially the last chance to get away before Christmas. Opening up doors and media interest on topics such as staycations and family holidays, using public transport or hire cars to unlock hidden treasures, and much more.
Experts estimate there’s over £19.4 billion of unclaimed pension pots – which is lost pension treasure just waiting to be found. This is around 1.6 million pensions, with the average lost pension pot being worth around £13,000. With research showing there is still a huge amount of confusion around pensions, the media would be keen to speak with an expert who can help both young and older listeners understand the jargon and how best to manage pensions.
World Smile Day is celebrated annually on the 1st October, it is not only about making others smile but yourself. Money can’t buy happiness but having your finances in order and finding the best investment pot could certainly raise a grin. Presenters would be keen to speak with industry experts that can help listeners understand when best to invest or save and how to make the most out of their money.
BackCare Awareness Week will be taking place from the 4th to 8th of October. Around 4 in 5 adults (that's a whopping 80 percent) of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. It is the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed workdays. Presenters will be keen to discuss the impact back pain can have on everyday life, ways to avoid facing future back pain issues, and solutions for those living with back pain. Posture correcting products would make perfect on-air giveaways.