Special Days

Smile Campaign Beams Into Festival Square

Submitted by edg on Tue, 6 Oct '09 4.55pm

The BBC's campaign to encourage the nation to smile its way to better mental wellbeing is beaming into Edinburgh for World Mental Health Day on Saturday, October 10th.

This new campaign highlights the health benefits of simple positive things we can all do every day and asks What Makes You Smile?

Earth Day

Submitted by edg on Thu, 19 Mar '09 8.28am

Earth Day, celebrated around the world on 22nd April each year, originated in the United States as a teach-in on the environment organised by a group of Harvard graduates in 1970, and instantly bec

World Book Day Related Events

Submitted by Editor on Tue, 3 Mar '09 10.22am

For more than a decade now millions of readers, from around the globe have joined in World Book Day.  The UNESCO World Book Day festivities includes publication of six specially written World Book Day £1 flip books, with two stories by two bestselling authors in one book for £1; a chance to enjoy new authors and titles with Spread the Word: Books to Talk About, and a huge range of events and initiatives taking place up and down the country.