We have created the ultimate retail marketing calendar for 2022.

Every year we create a promotional calendar for our clients. Well, this year we're feeling generous and we're sharing it with everyone - you’re welcome!

Take a look at all the exciting things to come in 2022! Let’s get planning...

January:

Dry January – Ginuary - Veganuary

  • 1-31 January / Dry January
  • 1-31 January / Ginuary
  • 1-31 January / Veganuary
  • 1 January / New Year’s Day
  • 5 January / National Bird Day
  • 6 January / National Shortbread Day
  • 10 January / Cut Energy Day
  • 18 January / Blue Monday
  • 23 January / National Pie Day
  • 24 January / National Compliment Day
  • 25 January / Burns Night
  • 27 January / Chocolate Cake Day

February:

Valentine's Day

  • 4 February / Time to Talk Day
  • 5 February / World Nutella Day
  • 7 February / Yorkshire Pudding Day
  • 9 February / National Pizza Day
  • 9 February / Safer Internet Day 
  • 12 February / Chinese New Year (Ox)
  • 13 February / World Radio Day
  • 14 February / Valentine’s Day
  • 14 February / BAFTA’s
  • 16 February / Shrove Tuesday 
  • 17 February / Acts of Kindness Week
  • 20 February / Love Your Pet Day
  • 25 February / National Toast Day
  • 26 February / Wear Red Day

March:

Mother's Day

  • 1 March / British Pie Week
  • 3 March / World Wildlife Day
  • 4 March / World Book Day
  • 5 March / Science Week
  • 8 March / International Women’s Day
  • 9 March / National Butchers Week
  • 14 March / Mother’s Day
  • 15 March / Nutrition & Hydration Week
  • 17 March / St Patrick’s Day
  • 19 March / World Sleep Day
  • 20 March / First Day of Spring
  • 25 March / International Waffle Day
  • 27 March / World Theatre Day
  • 28 March / BST starts

April:

Easter 

  • 1 April / National Wash Your Hands Day
  • 2 April / Good Friday
  • 4 April / Easter Sunday
  • 5 April / Easter Monday
  • 6 April / Tartan Day
  • 7 April / World Health Day
  • 9 April / Unicorn Day
  • 10 April / Siblings Day
  • 11 April / National Pet Day
  • 21 April / National Tea Day
  • 22 April / Earth Day
  • 23 April / St George’s Day
  • 29 April / International Dance Day
  • 30 April / International Jazz Day

May:

  • 3 May / May Day
  • 4 May / Star Wars Day
  • 9 May / Lost Sock Day
  • 11 May / National Eat What You Want Day
  • 12 May / World Limerick Day
  • 13 May / World Cocktail Day
  • 15 May / Family Day
  • 18 May / Eurovision & Chelsea Flower Show
  • 20 May / World Bee Day
  • 24 May / Wine Day
  • 25 May / National BBQ Week
  • 28 May / Hamburger Day
  • 29 May / National Biscuit Day
  • 31 May / Spring Bank Holiday

June:

Father's Day

  • 1-30 June / Pride Month
  • 1 June / Beginning of Summer
  • 1 June / World Parents Day
  • 3 June / National Fish & Chip Day
  • 4 June / Download Festival
  • 11 June / Euro 2021 Start 
  • 12 June / World Gin Day
  • 15 June / National Beer Day 
  • 16 June / National Fudge Day
  • 18 June / International Sushi Day
  • 19 June / National Picnic Week
  • 20 June / Father’s Day
  • 21 June / Summer Solstice
  • 23-27 June / Glastonbury Festival
  • 24 June / Midsummer’s Day
  • 28 June / Wimbledon Starts (ends 11th July)
  • 30 June / Social Media Day

July:

Summertime

  • 6 July / National Kissing Day
  • 7 July / World Chocolate Day
  • 15 July / The Open Tees Off
  • 17 July / World Emoji Day
  • 18 July / Ice Cream Day
  • 19-23 July / Eid Al-Adha
  • 22 July / School Holidays (differs per school)
  • 23 July / Olympics Begin 
  • 29 July / National Lipstick Day

August:

Summertime

  • 6 August / International Beer Day
  • 8 August / International Cat Day
  • 9 August / Book Lovers Day
  • 10 August / Lazy Day
  • 13 August / Prosecco Day 
  • 16 August / Tell A Joke Day
  • 19 August / World Photo Day
  • 26 August / National Toilet Roll Day
  • 28 August / Wear A Bow Tie Day
  • 29-30 August / Notting Hill Carnival
  • 31 August / Summer Bank Holiday

September:

Sourdough September – Back to School 

  • 4 September / International Bacon Day
  • 8 September / International Literacy Day
  • 9 September / Teddy Bear Day
  • 12 September / Video Game Day
  • 18 September / Cheese Burger Day
  • 19 September / Talk Like A Pirate Day
  • 22 September / Autumn Begins
  • 26 September / National Dumpling Day
  • 27 September / World Tourism Day

October:

Stopober

  • 1 October / International Coffee Day
  • 3 October / London Marathon 
  • 4 October / World Animal Day
  • 5 October / National Curry Week
  • 9 October / International Beer & Pizza Day
  • 10 October / World Mental Health Day
  • 25 October / World Pasta Day
  • 31 October / Halloween
  • 31 October / BST ends

November:

Movember – Halloween 

  • 1 November / World Vegan Day
  • 3 November / Sandwich Day
  • 5 November / Guy Fawkes Night
  • 11 November / Remembrance Day
  • 13 November / Kindness Day
  • 14 November / Remembrance Sunday
  • 23 November / Hello Day
  • 26 November / Black Friday
  • 27 November / Small Business Day
  • 29 November / Cyber Monday

December:

Festive

  • 1 December / First Day of Advent
  • 4 December / National Cookie Day
  • 8 December / Be A Time Traveller Day
  • 14 December / Christmas Jumper Day
  • 25 December / Christmas Day
  • 26 December / Boxing Day
  • 28 December / Bank Holiday
  • 31 December / New Year’s Eve

 

We’ve also created a handy planner that will help you strategize for the coming year.

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