Social Content Ideas

Here are a few ideas, hints and tips for your Social Content in 2022...

Create a buzz with your social content in 2022! If you’re looking to get more traction and followers online (who isn’t?), make the most of key dates and events to link to your business.

January

01/01 – New Year’s Day
03/01 – Festival of Sleep Day
04/01 – World Braille Day
12/01 – Kiss a Ginger Day
16/01 – World Religion Day
17/01 – International Mentoring Day/Blue Monday
21/01 – National Hug Day
24/01 – International Day of Education
25/01 – Burns Night
26/01 – Australia Day
27/01 – International Holocaust Memorial Day

February

01/02 – Chinese New Year
02/02 – Groundhog Day
05/02 – Six Nations Rugby Championship
07/02 – Send a Card to a Friend Day/National Sickie Day/Children’s Mental Health Week begins
08/02 – Safer Internet Day
09/02 – National Pizza Day
11/02 – International Day of Women and Girls in Science
13/02 – World Radio Day
14/02 – Valentine’s Day
17/02 – Random Acts of Kindness Day
18/02 – Care Day
20/02 – World Day of Social Justice
21/02 – International Mother Language Day
22/02 – World Thinking Day
28/02 – Rare Disease Day

March

01/03 – Pancake Day/Zero Discrimination Day
03/03 – World Wildlife Day/World Book Day/World Hearing Day
08/03 – International Women’s Day
09/03 – National No Smoking Day
10/03 – International School Meals Day
17/03 – St. Patrick’s Day
18/03 – World Sleep Day/Global Recycling Day/Comic Relief Day
20/03 – International Day of Happiness
21/03 – World Poetry Day
22/03 – World Water Day
23/03 – World Meteorological Day / National Day of Reflection / first Covid-19 lockdown began
25/03 – International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
26/03 – Earth Hour
27/03 – Mother’s Day/Clocks go forward/The Oscars
30/03 – World Bipolar Day

April

01/04 – April Fools Day
02/04 – World Autism Awareness Day/Ramadan begins
04/04 – US Masters Golf
05/04 – International Day of Conscience
07/04 – World Health Day
09/04 – Grand National
10/04 – National Siblings Day
15/04 – Good Friday
17/04 – Easter Sunday
18/04 – Easter Monday
21/04 – World Creativity and Innovation Day/National Tea Day
22/04 – International Girls in ICT Day
23/04 – World Book and Copyright Day/English Language Day/St George’s Day
26/04 – World Intellectual Property Day
28/04 – World Day for Safety and Health at Work
29/04 – International Dance Day

May

01/05 – End of Ramadan
02/05 – May Day
03/05 – World Asthma Day
04/05 – May the Fourth (Star Wars Day)
05/05 – World Password Day
08/05 – Garden Day/World Red Cross Day
11/05 – Eat What You Want Day
14/05 – National Biscuit Day
15/05 – International Day of Families
17/05 – World Telecommunication and Information Society Day
19/05 – National Numeracy Day
20/05 – World Bee Day
21/05 – International Tea Day/World Meditation Day
22/05 – World Goth Day
23/05 – World Turtle Day
28/05 – World Hunger Day/Uefa Champions League Final
30/05 – National BBQ Week/Gloucester Cheese Rolling Day

June

01/06 – Beginning of Pride Month/Global Day of Parents
02/06 – The Big Lunch begins
03/06 – World Bicycle Day/Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday/National Fish and Chips Day
05/06 – World Environment Day/The Big Lunch ends
08/06 – World Oceans Day
11/06 – The Queen’s Birthday
16/06 – Clean Air Day
18/06 – International Picnic Day
19/06 – Father’s Day
21/06 – Summer Solstice
22/06 – Windrush Day
23/06 – National Writing Day
27/06 – Wimbledon Tennis Championship, Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day
30/06 – World Social Media Day

July

01/07 – Tour de France begins/British Grand Prix begins
04/07 – Independence Day (USA)/National Thank You Day
06/07 – UEFA Women’s Euro 2022
07/07 – World Chocolate Day
11/07 – World Population Day
15/07 – World Youth Skills Day
17/07 – National Ice Cream Day/World Day for International Justice/World Emoji Day
18/07 – Nelson Mandela International Day
24/07 – National Tequila Day
28/07 – Commonwealth Games
30/07 – International Day of Friendship

August

01/08 – Yorkshire Day
04/08 – Cycle to Work Day
05/08 – International Beer Day
08/08 – International Cat Day
10/08 – International Update Your Bio Day
12/08 – International Youth Day
13/08 – International Left-Handers Day/National Prosecco Day
19/08 – World Humanitarian Day/World Photography Day
21/08 – World Entrepreneurs’ Day
25/08 – National Burger Day

September

05/09 – International Day of Charity
08/09 – International Literacy Day
10/09 – World Suicide Prevention Day
16/09 – International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
17/09 – World Cleanup Day/Oktoberfest begins
18/09 – International Equal Pay Day
21/09 – International Day of Peace
23/09 – International Day of Sign Languages
27/09 – World Tourism Day

October

01/10 – UK Black History Month begins/World Vegetarian Day
02/10 – London Marathon Day
04/10 – World Animal Day
05/10 – World Teachers’ Day
06/10 – National Poetry Day
10/10 – World Mental Health Day/World Homelessness Day
14/10 – World Egg Day
15/10 – Global Handwashing Day
21/10 – Back to the Future Day
24/10 – Diwali
25/10 – World Pasta Day
29/10 – RSPB Feed the Birds Day
30/10 – Clocks go back
31/10 – Halloween/World Cities Day

November

01/11 – World Vegan Day/National Author’s Day
02/11 – National Stress Awareness Day
03/11 – Sandwich Day
04/11 – National Roast Dinners Day
05/11 – Bonfire Night
11/11 – Remembrance Day
13/11 – World Kindness Day
14/11 – World Diabetes Day
19/11 – World Toilet Day
20/11 – World Children’s Day
21/11 – World Television Day/FIFA World Cup
25/11 – Black Friday
28/11 – Cyber Monday
30/11 – St Andrew’s Day

December

01/12 – World AIDS Day
02/12 – International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
03/12 – International Day of Disabled Persons/Small Business Saturday
05/12 – International Volunteers Day
10/12 – Human Rights Day
11/12 – Christmas Jumper Day
18/12 – FIFA World Cup Final
21/12 – Winter Solstice
24/12 – Christmas Eve
25/12 – Christmas Day
26/12 – Boxing Day
27/12 – Bank Holiday
31/12 – New Year’s Eve