Find out about national and local events across the UK that aim to influence or raise awareness about issues faced by older people, preventative care or volunteering. We hope to be at many of them, so if you see us come over and say hello.
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Monday, 20 February 2017
Student Volunteering Week is a nationwide celebration of student volunteering. It brings together organisations to promote and celebrate the volunteering efforts of students across universities and colleges in the UK.
Thursday, 02 March 2017
World Book Day is the biggest celebration of authors, illustrations and reading. It has been designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celetration of books and reading, marked in over 100 countries. Royal Voluntary Service is proud to support World Book Day through our Home Library Services.
Monday, 13 March 2017
Nutrition & Hydration Week helps raise awareness of the importance of good nutritional care, which includes hydration, in all social and healthcare settings throughout the UK
Sunday, 14 May 2017
Dementia Awareness Week is all about opening up. For anyone anyone who's concerned about dementia to stop bottling it up and to talk to Alzheimer's Society.
Thursday, 01 June 2017
Volunteers’ Week is an annual event which celebrates the fantastic contribution that millions of volunteers make across the UK. The Week plays a huge part in raising the profile of the millions of volunteers who regularly contribute to society, while inspiring others to get involved too.
Saturday, 17 June 2017
One year after Jo Cox was killed, people across the country will join together in their communities to share food, conversation and celebrate what we have in common.
Monday, 12 June 2017
Carers Week is a UK-wide annual awareness campaign. Its aim is to improve the lives of carers and the people they care for.
Sunday, 18 June 2017
Take part in the nationwide get-together for neighbours – a great excuse to get to know people, try new things and have a party!
Monday, 18 September 2017
Gas Safety Week aims to raise awareness of gas safety and the importance of taking care of your gas appliances.
Sunday, 01 October 2017
People are living longer, let's celebrate the achievements and contributions that older people make to our society and tackle negative attitudes and outdated stereotypes.