Your Key Dates for Autumn Promotions

by | Aug 22, 2018

I know it is still August, the sun is still shining and the kids are still on their summer break but it is time to think about some important dates and interesting anniversaries for your promotions over the next three months:

Mon 3rd Sept School term begins*
Tue 4th Sept Google was founded 20 years ago by Stanford University students Larry Page and Sergey Brin
Sun 23rd Sept September Equinox
Thu 11th Oct 60 years ago the first edition of BBC sports programme Grandstand aired
Fri 19th Oct School half term holiday begins*

Sun 28th Oct Daylight Saving Time ends – clocks go back
Wed 31st Oct Halloween
Mon 29th Oct School term begins*
Mon 5th Nov Guy Fawkes Night
Wed 7th Nov Diwali
Sun 11th Nov Remembrance Sunday
Fri 30th Nov St Andrews Day

Fri 30th Nov The Trades Description Act came into force 50 years ago making it a criminal offence to sell goods with a knowingly misleading description

* These are the recommended Gloucestershire school term dates. Individual schools and colleges may differ.

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Sarah Gerken
Author: Sarah Gerken