Fathers' Day 17 June

Joylina Goodings
Fathers’ day has been celebrated in Catholic Europe as far back as the Middle Ages. It was/is observed on 19th March which is the feast day of St Joseph, who is referred to as the Nutritor Domini (Nourisher of the Lord).  
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10 June Laylat al-Qadr

Joylina Goodings
Laylat al Qadr is an Islamic Festival which takes place during the last 10 days of Ramadan. It commemorates the time when the Qur’an’s first verses were revealed to Muhammed in 610 CE. This Is when the angel Gabriel 
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World Environment Day - Beat Plastic Pollution

Joylina Goodings
It has been celebrated annually since 1972. It is a day the whole planet celebrates our collective love of and reliance on mother nature. This year the focus will be on Beat Plastic Pollution, “if you can’t reuse it, refuse it”.
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The Ascension of Bahá’u’lláh and the Bahá’í faith

Joylina Goodings
29th May is the Ascension of Baha'u'llah -the Founder of the Bahá’í faith. Bahá’u’lláh, passed away in the early hours of the morning on 29th May 1892 and it is a holy day for the people of Bahá’í faith. Bahá'í is quite a modern religion teaching the unity and equality of all people and the essential worth of all religions. It was established
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29 May Visakha Puja Day (Wesak)

Joylina Goodings

This is an extremely important day for all Buddhists around the world regardless of which branch of Buddhism is being practiced.  This is because it is the day that the Lord Buddha Gautama, Buddha of Infinite Wisdom and founder of Buddhism circa 560 BCC was born and 35 years later was enlightened under the bondhi tree and 45 years after that passed into Nirvana.

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Oak Apple Day and its history

Joylina Goodings
29th May is the English Folk Festival of Oak Apple Day. It commemorates the restoration of the English monarchy in May 1660 when it was declared a public holiday. Oak leaves are worn until midday.
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