This calendar for 2023 contains several events dates that still need to be confirmed. As soon as we receive confirmation we will be updating with specific dates.
February 2023 - Annual ActTravelwise Conference 2023 TBC
To be confirmed This is an online event.
Find out more at www.acttravelwise.org/
22nd April 2023 - Earth Day 2023
Earth Day Network is a non-profit organization whose mission is to diversify, educate and activate the environmental movement worldwide. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. Earth Day Network works through a combination of education, public policy, and consumer campaigns.
Find out more at www.earthday.org
20th - 31st March 2023 – The Sustrans Big Walk and Wheel
The UK’s biggest cycle and scoot to school event, by Sustrans to encourage children to cycle to and from school. Schools across the country compete to see who can earn the most points by cycling to school.
1st - 31st May 2023 - National Walking Month 2023
Awareness raising week aimed at promoting the benefits of walking.
Find out more at www.livingstreets.org.uk
1st May 2023 (for 8 weeks) - Paths for All Spring Step Count Challenge
Walk the walk. Find out more at www.stepcount.org.uk
15th - 19th May 2023- Walk to School Week
Awareness raising week aimed at promoting the benefits of walking to school.
Find out www.livingstreets.org.uk/what-we-do/projects/walk-to-school-week
Scottish Bus Week 2023 - 22nd - 28th May 2023
Scottish Bus week is an opportunity to celebrate bus and the role it can play as a solution to the biggest challenge we face. It is also a chance to show gratitude to those working in bus who provided essential services throughout the pandemic.
Find out more at www.lovemybus.scot/scottishbusweek
Raising awareness about smarter working (flexible working, home working, remote working) amongst employees and employers. During the week Workwise UK will publish a daily guest blog from strategic partners as well as organisations who shared their thought’s on how COVID-19 has impacted the way we live and work and what the new norm could look like once the economy starts to recover.
Find out more at www.workwiseuk.org/workwiseweek/
Friday 19th May 2023 TBC - National Work from Home Day 2023
Promoting the benefits of home working to both individuals, businesses and the environment. This will be marked with two guest blogs, details of which can be found on the link below.
Find out more at www.workwiseuk.org/workwiseweek/
June 2023 - TBC
Bike Week, delivered by Cycling UK, is an annual celebration to showcase cycling. Thousands of people all over the UK enjoy the simple pleasure of riding a bike.
Find out more at www.bikeweek.org.uk
5th June 2023- World Environment Day
A global day for positive, environmental action and to encourage support for sustainable development. Find out more at www.worldenvironmentday.global/
10th - 18th June 2023 - Great Big Green Week
A national week of events celebrating action on climate change. In September communities across the country will join together for the Great Big Green Week. It will be the biggest event for climate and nature ever in the UK, and everyone’s invited!
Find out more at www.greatbiggreenweek.com/about/
June 2023 TBC - 2023 Active Travel Conference
Find out more at www.walkcycleconnect.org/
16th June 2023 TBC - Clean Air Day 2023
Led by Global Action Plan, Clean Air Day brings together communities, businesses, schools and the health sector to improve public understanding of air pollution, build awareness of how air pollution affects our health and explain the easy actions we can all do to tackle air pollution, helping to protect the environment and our health.
Find out more at www.cleanairday.org.uk
4th August 2023 TBC – Cycle to Work Day 2023
Cycle to Work Day will be back on 4th August. This year, it’s all about giving your employees that Love to Ride feeling from now until the big day…
How can my employees take part? Via our free online Love to Ride community, where employees can share their experiences of trying a different commute, and upload their cycle rides for a chance of winning from our bumper haul of prizes. We’re running seven weeks of cycling challenges. So that’s seven separate opportunities for your employees to win.
Find out more at www.cycletoworkday.org/
5th- 9th September 2023 - Zero Waste Week
Zero Waste Week is an award-winning campaign, raising awareness about the environmental impact of waste. Whether you’re an individual, business or organisation, join in and reduce the amount you send to landfill.
Find out more at www.zerowasteweek.co.uk/zero-waste-week/
26th September - 2nd October 2023 - Scotland's Climate Week 2023
16-22 September 2023 - European Mobility Week 2023
This is a European festival promoting environmentally sensitive transport and raising awareness of the nuisances causes by the use of private cars in the city (Air, noise pollution, congestion etc). Good opportunity to promote active travel and public transport usage.
Find out more at www.mobilityweek.eu/home/
TBC September 2023 - Act TravelWise Week 2023
Act TravelWise is co-ordinating TravelWise Week 2023.
More details to follow
Find out more at www.acttravelwise.org/travelwise-week/
1-30 September 2023 - Love to Ride for Cycle September 2023
Cycle September is the ideal time to engage businesses and their employees to try cycling for active travel!??. Sign up at lovetoride.net
TBC October 2023 - National Liftshare Week 2023
Encouraging people to join the liftshare network in order to save money cut their carbon footprint and meet like-minded people.
Find out more at www.liftshare.com/liftshareweek
Whole of October 2023- International Walk to School Month
Month long awareness raising event where schools across the world join forces to promote walking to school.
Find out more at www.livingstreets.org.uk/walk-with-us/walk-to-school
30th October - 26th November 2023 - Paths for All Step Count Autumn Challenge 2023
It all begins in October so sign up your team of five today and join us. Find out more at www.stepcount.org.uk
14th - 20th November 2023 - UK Road Safety Week
An annual community event aimed at inspiring people to promote road safety within their local community.
Find out more at www.roadsafetyweek.org.uk