June brings summer fun, longer days, and warmer nights, making it the perfect backdrop for outdoor adventures and soaking in the best of life.

Did you know? The name June is believed to have originated from Juno, the Roman goddess of marriage and the well-being of women, making it a month traditionally associated with love and celebrations.

Key dates for your June 2024 calendar

📅 Pride Month 2024 | starts 1 June 2024

👉 June bursts with colour as communities worldwide celebrate Pride Month, advocating for the rights, acceptance, and love of LGBTQ+ individuals. Parades, festivals, and educational events are just the beginning of this vibrant month-long celebration. Explore PepTalk’s Pride speakers.

📅 World Environment Day 2024 | 5 June 2024

👉 Dedicated to encouraging worldwide awareness and action for protecting our environment, World Environment Day 2024 focuses on innovative solutions to environmental challenges, inspiring individuals and communities to live more sustainably. Meet PepTalk’s sustainability speakers.

📅 World Oceans Day 2024 | 8 June 2024

👉 This day highlights the importance of our oceans and marine life, advocating for sustainable practices to protect our blue planet. Expect activities and initiatives aimed at combating pollution and preserving aquatic ecosystems (yes, even the scary marine creatures...)

📅 BNF Healthy Eating Week 2024 | starts 10 June 2024

👉 A week dedicated to promoting healthy eating and living habits, with schools and organisations participating in activities and challenges that encourage a balanced diet and a healthier lifestyle. Discover PepTalk's top food and nutrition speakers.

📅 Men's Health Week 2024 | starts 10 June 2024

👉 Focusing on men's health issues, this week aims to raise awareness and offer support for mental and physical health challenges faced by men, encouraging early detection and treatment of health difficulties.

📅 Loneliness Awareness Week 2024 | starts 17 June 2024

👉 This is a week to raise awareness about loneliness and encourage people to connect with those around them. The campaign aims to break the stigma of loneliness and promote community and togetherness.

📅 Learning Disability Week 2024 | starts 17 June 2024

👉 This week, we celebrate the achievements of individuals with learning disabilities and advocate for their rights, inclusion, and well-being. We also spread knowledge and understanding to foster a more inclusive society.

📅 Autistic Pride Day 2024 | 18 June 2024

👉 A day dedicated to celebrating the neurodiversity of individuals on the autism spectrum, promoting acceptance, and highlighting the unique talents and contributions of autistic people. Meet PepTalk’s expert neurodiversity speakers.

📅 Juneteenth 2024 | 19 June 2024

👉 Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. On this day in 1865, the last enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas, were informed of their freedom, marking a significant moment in American history. Celebrations include cultural festivals, parades, and educational events that honour African American heritage and advocate for equality and justice. Read more on Juneteenth.

📅 Bring Your Dog To Work Day 2024 | 21 June 2024

👉 A day to celebrate our furry friends and acknowledge the comfort and companionship they provide. Businesses and organisations open their doors to employees' pets, promoting a fun and stress-relieving work environment. Here’s a picture of PepTalk’s very own Ziggy!

📅 World WellBeing Week 2024 | starts 24 June 2024

👉 This week is dedicated to promoting overall well-being, including physical, mental, and emotional health. Through workshops, seminars, and activities, it aims to encourage healthier lifestyles and well-being in communities around the globe. Explore PepTalk’s health and fitness speakers.

💡 Would you like to mark any of these June events with an expert speaker? Let us know, and we’ll find the perfect PepTalk expert for your organisation. Send us an email at hello@getapeptalk.com.  Remember, it’s never too early (or too late) to get a PepTalk!

Culture Calendar

Success favours the prepared. That’s why we’ve compiled a free calendar of awareness days and weeks to support your business.

From health and wellbeing to culture and DEI, adding the calendar will keep you on the pulse of what’s happening and ahead of the game. Plus, it works across all platforms.