“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.”
— Jenny Han, The Summer I Turned Pretty. Sums up Summer perfectly! We are looking forward to lighter nights and getting about more and more. June sees the start of the festival season and the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, so much to look forward to. What are you looking forward to? We have lots of content ideas to help you make the most of what’s happening and share your support. Need even more social media post ideas? Download our 30 FREE SOCIAL MEDIA IDEAS pdf.
National Days for June
1st – 7th Volunteers Week
2nd – May Bank Holiday (moved from 31st May)
3rd – Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday
5th – World Environment Day
5th – National Sausage Roll Day
6th – 12th Child Safety Week
6th – 12th Bike Week
10th – 12th Download Festival 2022
11th – World Gin Day
12th – LEAF Open Farm Sunday
12th – 19th Men’s Health Week
15th – Beer Day Britain #CheersToBeer
16th – 19th Isle of Wight Festival
16th – 19th US Golf Open
19th – Father’s Day
21st – Summer Solstice
22nd – 26th – Glastonbury Festival
24th – Bring your Dog to Work Day
24th – National Cream Tea Day
24th – 26th The Great Get Together – Inspired by Jo Cox
25th – Armed Forces Day
27th June – 10th July Wimbledon
27th – National Sunglasses Day
30th – World Social Media Day
Social Media Post Ideas for June
Health & Wellbeing Post Ideas for June
Child Safety Week is 6th – 12th June in association with The Child Accident prevention Trust helping families build confidence and skills in managing the real risks to children’s safety if you are in education or children’s setting a great initiative to join in with building safety skills for children. Bike Week 2022 will be running from Monday 6th to Sunday 12th, 2022. Cycling is a great way to keep fit and active and is a good way to boost immunity, it’s also fantastic for your well-being. Any cyclists out there? It’s Men’s Health Week from 12th – 19th, in the UK, one man in five dies before he reaches 65, help work towards changing that, find out more about what you can do to support #MensHealthWeek online. Encouraging men to speak out about health issues and any concerns they might have. The Great Get Together 24th – 26th is an annual celebration inspired by the late Jo Cox and is designed to help unite people, bridge divides, and tackle loneliness while showing the importance of community. How can you bring your community together? How about a coffee morning or a bake off?
Sporting Events in June
This sporting month sees the 122nd US Open Championship on 16th – 19th and it will be back at The Country Club, Brookline, Mass for the first time since 1988. There is some history there! Tennis fans will be happy to see Wimbledon in full swing again this month starting on 27th June through to 10th July, get the strawberries and cream ready, and who doesn’t love a bit of celebrity spotting on Centre Court. Henley Royal Regatta is one of the best-known regattas in the world and a highlight of the summer sporting calendar and the social season.
National Days in June
This year to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee the Spring Bank Holiday has been moved to 2nd June and the 3rd June is an additional Bank Holiday for 2022. The Queen is the first British monarch to celebrate 70 years on the throne and there will be many public events and activities taking place up and down the country so make sure you get involved and enjoy the 4-day weekend! On June 19th celebrate all fathers and father figures, such as grandfathers and fathers-in-law send them a card or a gift #FathersDay.
Summer is officially here, the 21st sees summer solstice, long celebrated around the world by different cultures. We love it for the longer days and lighter nights. Boy, do we need it!
Food & Drink Post Ideas in June
Celebrate one of Britain’s favourite alcoholic drinks and spread beery love by joining the National Cheers To Beer at 7 pm (19.00h) on 15th as millions of people across the country raise a glass, say ‘Cheers to Beer’ and post a message on social media with the hashtag #CheersToBeer. Another boozy day to get behind this month is World Gin Day on the 11th. Do you like your Gin as a cocktail, a classic G&T, or neat… celebrate the wonderful juniper-laced spirit however you please but please drink responsibly. And finally, a sweet treat in the form of National Cream Tea Day on the 24th. A much-loved British tradition, the cream tea has been enjoyed since 1662, the question on everyone’s lips though, is it jam or cream first? Join the biggest online cream tea with The Cream Tea Society and donate to a charity of your choice.
Fun Social Media Post Ideas for June
Put a smile on everyone’s face and celebrate World Bring Your Dog to Work Day on 24th, share those cute pooch pics. And on 30th we celebrate World Social Media Day, it’s hard to remember our lives not being online. Social Media Day is for us to enjoy the positives that these platforms have brought into our lives, and maybe like or share a photo or two #SMDay.
It’s a bumper festival month and haven’t they been missed! Starting with Download Festival on 10th – 12th, a mammoth five-day rock festival in the Midlands at the spiritual home of rock Donnington Park. Next up is the Isle of Wight Festival on 16th – 19th the Festival’s heritage reaches back over an extraordinary 51 years. Relaunched in 2002 and although 2 hours door to door from London, being across the water and with its own micro-climate the festival is like no other. And finally, the long-awaited return of the Glastonbury Festival on 22nd to 26th, with tickets rolled over since 2020 we predict one big music celebration!
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