It's April! Time is flying and the sun is showing the first signs of coming out for the long haul! Fingers crossed for a spring full of sunshine and a bit of warmth!
Again the calendar is packed with important events this month. Perhaps the most important for us is that April as a whole is Autism awareness month.
Listed below is the April calendar of notable events.
1st April: Easter Monday (Christian) and Bank Holiday
2nd April: Pesach – Last Day (Judaism) and World Autism Awareness Day (Secular)
4th April: Qing Ming Jie (Chinese)
7th April: Yom HaShoah (Judaism) and World Health Day (Secular)
11th April: Hindu New year (Hindu)
13th April: Vaisakhi (Sikh)
14th April: Birthday of Guru Nanak (Sikh)
15th April: Yom Ha'Atzmaut (Judaism)
18th April: Birthday of Guru Angad Dev (Sikh)
19th April: Swaminarayan Jayanti (Hindu)
20th April: Ramanavani (Hindu)
21st April: First Day of Ridvan (Baha'i)
23rd April: St George's Day (Christian)
25th April: Hanuman Jayanti (Hindu), Therevadin New Year (Buddhist) and World Malaria Day (Secular)
28th April: Therevadin New Year (Buddhist)
29th April: Ninth Day of Ridvan (Baha'i)
April is also recognised around the world as Autism Awareness Month, Stress Awareness Month and Bowel Cancer Awareness Month.