Events and resources

Wigan has a range of equality and diversity events and festivals taking place throughout 2018. These include:

  • IDAHOBIT (International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia) (17th May 2019)
  • Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month (June 2019)
  • Carers Week (10th - 16th June 2019)
  • Learning Disability Week (17th – 23rd June 2019)
  • International Day of Older Persons (1st October 2019)
  • World Mental Health Day (10th October 2019)
  • Interfaith Week (10th - 17th November 2019)
  • Anti-Bullying Week (11th - 19th November 2019)
  • Trans Day of Remembrance (20th November 2019)
  • World Aids Day (1st December 2019)
  • International Day of Disabled People (3rd December 2019)
  • Holocaust Memorial Day (27th January 2020)
  • LGBT History Month (February 2020)
  • Black History Month (February 2020)
  • International Women's Day (8th March 2020)
  • St Patrick's Day (17th March 2020)

Please note this list is not comprehensive and some of the dates for events/religious days may change or have regional and local variations.


To find out more about equality and diversity, visit the following websites:


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