With five campuses across London, our very own public gardens, zoo, farms, plant sales and commercial businesses, there are many varied and interesting activities happening at Capel Manor College. Take a look at our calendar below to view upcoming dates for our students and visitors, including cultural celebrations, awareness days, Open Days, Advice Evenings, online events, family days out, and more.
1 - 30 September: Organic September
Organic September is a month-long campaign to raise awareness of the many benefits of organic food and farming and includes supporting biodiversity and wildlife.
4 September: National Wildlife Day
National Wildlife Day encourages improved awareness of the species around us and in the broader world. It focuses on endangered species, preservation, and conservation efforts around the world.
6 September - 11 October: Open enrolment
If you would like to join Capel Manor College this month, there is still time to apply and enrol for an immediate start. We encourage you to apply or enrol online, or join us at an enrolment session as soon as possible to secure your place at the College. Find out more about drop in dates here.
10 September: World Suicide Prevention Day
World Suicide Prevention Day aims to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides. Organisations and communities around the world come together to raise awareness of how we can create a world where fewer people die by suicide.
15 September: Jewish New Year
The Jewish New Year, also known as Rosh Hashanah, is a special two-day festival that celebrates the creation of the world and marks making a fresh start.
21 September: Advice Evening
Our Advice Evening will run from 5.30pm to 7pm. Speak with tutors about our courses and receive career guidance. Our Admissions team will also be available for application and funding advice. Register here to attend.
23 September: Bisexuality Visibility Day
This important awareness day is dedicated to raising awareness of the bisexual community. It is also an opportunity to recognise the accomplishments of bisexual people and to make their visibility more visible.
1-31 October: Black History Month
Launched in London in the 1980s, Black History Month is celebrated nationwide, aiming for communities to challenge racism and educate themselves, and others, about Black history.
2 October: World Habitat Day
World Habitat Day focuses on reflecting on the state of towns and cities, and on the basic right of all to adequate shelter.
2 October: Dyslexia Week
Dyslexia Week is aimed at further understanding and raising awareness about dyslexia. It aims to raise awareness about what it means, what it is and what can be done to support people who have dyslexia.
4 October: World Animal Day
World Animal Day aims to raise the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe and to create a world where animals are always recognised as sentient beings.
8 October: Forty Hall Farm Farmers' Market
Join us for a seasonal celebration of great local produce and enjoy some of the Farm's animals. Find out more about our farm here.
10 October: World Mental Health Day
World Mental Health Day is an international day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. This year's theme focuses on 'Mental Health in an Unequal World'.
1 November: Movember
This November we will be raising funds and awareness for Movember. Our Student Services team will be taking a daily lap of the grounds at our Enfield Campus every college day in November. If you would like to support men's health you can donate here.
11 November: Armistice Day
Armistice Day is commemorated every year on 11 November to mark the armistice signed between the Allies of World War I.
12 November: Remembrance Sunday
Remembrance Day has been observed since the end of the First World War to remember armed forces members who have died in the line of duty.
14 November: Anti-Bullying Week
Anti-Bullying Week aims to raise awareness of bullying of children and young people and to highlight ways of preventing and responding to it. This year's theme focuses on 'One Kind Word'.
19 November: International Men's Day
International Men's Day acknowledges the positive value men bring to the world. This year, we will be highlighting the work of men in the land-based industry.
22 November: Disability History Month
Disability History Month celebrates the lives of disabled people now and in the past. It aims to challenge disablism by exploring oppression over time and by achieving equality.
27 November: National Tree Week
National Tree Week is the UK’s largest annual tree celebration, marking the start of the winter tree planting season. It aims to bring people together to celebrate and plant trees across the country.
2 December: International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
The international day for the abolition of slavery is observed every year on December 2, all over the world since 1986 to raise awareness about slavery and put an end to all kinds of slavery.
3 December: International Day of People With Disabilities
International Day of People With Disabilities aims to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society and development and to increase awareness of the situation of persons with disabilities in every aspect.
4 December: Wildlife Conservation Day
Wildlife Conservation Day seeks to spread awareness about preserving and protecting the natural world and its inhabitants.
18 December: Hanukkah
Hanukkah is a Jewish festival commemorating the battles the Maccabees levied against their oppressors and how they were able to win their religious freedom.
25 December: Christmas Day
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on 25 December as a religious and cultural celebration by billions