September 2013

Date Event
Sept 4

Barnet Horse Fair, London. (Gypsy/Romani/Traveller)

Nearly 800 years old, originally London cabbies bought their horses here, now they seek ponies for their children. Near Barnet station and the Great North Road between 4 & 6 September unless one of the days is a Sunday.

Sept 5 Rosh Hashanah: First Day (Jewish) The Jewish New Year is one of the holiest periods of the Jewish calendar, which commemorates the anniversary of creation. Find out more from the BBC Schools website
Sept 11 Ethiopian New Year (Rastafarian)
Sept 14 Yom Kippur (Jewish) Find out more from the BBC Schools website
Sept 19

Moon Festival Chung Ch'iu(Chinese/Vietnamese)

Read the legendary story of the Chinese Moon Festival here

Find recipes for mooncakes & how to make a Chinese lantern here

Sept 21

International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace provides an opportunity for all to create practical acts of Peace on a shared date. Use the International Day of Peace annually to highlight the Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World, 2001 to 2010

Read the Peace Day Book for Children - in 11 languages

Sept 26

European Day of Languages

Sept 29

Michaelmas (Christian)

Find out more here

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