UK Special days to inspire your content in September 2021

Throughout the year there are so many UK and worldwide special awareness days. Some wacky, some happy, but always plenty to give you ideas for your social media content. So here’s September 2021 and I think there’s probably more this month than any other.

Tap on each of the events below and they will take you directly to the organiser’s page or to more info.

*If I’ve missed any key dates, I apologise, this is no easy job and I’m providing this to you for free.

*Please check all dates before using them in your marketing. It is your responsibility to check the accuracy of the information.

*Please do bring any dates I have missed to my attention and I can add them in for others to view.

There are of course many more special days to add, particularly heaps of great ones from the United States. Here I’ve tried to focus only UK and Worldwide ones and those whereI think there may be social media content opportunities for my community.

A few highlights

Organic SeptemberMonth long

One for the foodies and growers. This is your chance to chat organic food systems, growers, biodiversity and wildlife.

Secondhand SeptemberMonth long

Oxfam's leading the way in pre loved clothing this September. Clothes swaps, outfit ideas, can you channel this one?

Sourdough SeptemberMonth long

Got a Sourdough recipe to share, some local cafes or bakeries to shout out? Life's apparently sweeter with sourdough.

Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Jeez it's bad enough adults battling cancer, but kids, that's just on another level. Can you get involved?

Zero Waste Week6-10 September

Showcase the steps you are taking in your business to reduce landfill waste and preserve resources.

Scottish Food & Drink Fortnight 4th-19th Sept

A celebration of Scottish Food and Drink producers. A chance to share stories of Scotland and the foodie hotspots to uncover.

British Food Fortnight18th Sept - 3rd Oct

Highlight local producers, share recipes, ingredient benefits, tell stories to celebrate the very best of British food.

Autumn Equinox22nd September

Summer officially fades to make way for the rich colours of Autumn. Start talking about what Autumn means for your business

More September Awareness Dates

I hope this list of September special awareness days helps you plan and create a couple of interesting or fun pieces of content for the month.

121 Content Planning

If you would like further help in planning your content for Instagram for the month, take a look at my Content Power Hour. An outcome driven 121 session or series of sessions where you’ll go away with an armful of inspiration and ideas and a plan to follow.

If you have questions, please do get in touch.

Happy September.
Sarah x