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National Share-A-Story Month

Organised by the Federation of Children’s Book Groups, the National Share-A-Story Month (NSSM) is an annual celebration of the power of storytelling and story sharing.

World Environment Day

Held annually on June 5 since 1974, World Environment Day is the biggest international day for the environment.

Borders Book Festival

Harmony Garden and Orchard in Melrose is home to the Borders Book Festival which began in 2004.

Father’s Day

Celebrated annually across the UK on the third Sunday of June, Father's Day is a day to honour fatherhood and paternal bonds, as well as the influence of fathers in society.

National Writing Day

Held on June 23 across the UK, National Writing Day is an annual celebration designed to inspire people across the UK to get writing.