A quick run-down of the Days, Weeks and a Fortnight coming up in February.


The whole of February

LGBT History month

The theme this year is Peace, Activism and Reconciliation.  The aim of the event is to promote LGBT equality, and there are resources and other information on their website.

Fizz Free February

Giving up sugary fizzy drinks for February.  Like Dry January, but without no alcohol. Website details.  There are 133 participants across Cornwall – see the map!


Weeks and Fortnights

Children’s Mental Health Week, 4-10 Feb

Encouraging children to take steps to be healthy inside and out.  See their website for resources and information.

Tinnitus Awareness Week, 4-10 Feb

This year’s theme is Tinnitus and Isolation, aiming to reach new people with the condition, and support them. See the Tinnitus Association website for details.

Eating Disorders Awareness Week, 25 Feb to 3 March

Real stories of beating eating disorders, breaking down stereotypes and myths, and spotlighting sources of help. See the website for more info.

Fairtrade Fortnight, 25 Feb to 10 March

Celebrating and putting the spotlight on small food producers, to help them get a fair deal. More information on their website.



Safer Internet Day – 5 February

The theme this year is Together for a better Internet See their website for full details and find out how you can take part. #SaferInternetDay2019

International Epilepsy Day – 11 Feb

Raising awareness of epilepsy around the world, celebrating and highlighting the issues. See the website for details.

Rare Disease Day – 28 Feb

Raising awareness of rare diseases and their impact, among the public, plus policy makers and researchers. See their website for details.