Planning ahead – key dates in Q4

13th October 2017

Looking for a way to help you plan your activity this year? Shannon Dunne, Account Support Executive helps out…

When it comes to marketing and especially retail, it is important to be on top of key events and their dates throughout the year. Planning field, experimental marketing, or PR work in advance is beneficial because it creates a good amount of time ready for you to maximise your resources which will boost your business potential.

We have created this easy to use calendar which features the key dates throughout the year. This includes multi religious and sports dates, and other well-known dates across the years so you will never miss out on a great opportunity.


  • October 19th– Diwali (Hinduism)
  • October 29th– Clocks go back. End of British Summer Time
  • October 31st– Halloween


  • November 1st– All Saints Day
  • November 5th – Bonfire Night
  • November 23rd– Thanksgiving
  • November 24th– Black Friday
  • November 25th – Small Business Saturday
  • November 27th – Cyber Monday
  • November 30th– St Andrew’s Day – Scotland


  • December 12th – Hanukkah begins (Judaism)
  • December 21st – Winter Solstice (Yule)- Shortest day
  • December 20th – Hanukkah end (Judaism)
  • December 24th – Christmas Eve
  • December 25th – Christmas Day
  • December 26th– Boxing Day
  • December 31st– New Year’s Eve (Hogmanay in Scotland)