Inspiration for October

Inspiration for October

All year round, Bridgeman clients are busy preparing events, printed materials and products ahead of schedule so everything is ready when the content is required. We understand the importance of planning ahead, so have prepared a selection of public dates and celebrations for the month of October.

If you missed our monthly Inspirations eshots, do not worry as they are being shared here monthly, from now. From social media concepts to integrated campaigns we have all the imagery and footage to support every project.

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Fun Tip: See if you can incorporate one day’s themes together! 26th of October: Pumpkin Day, Frankenstein Day

Monthly Themes

LGBT History Month / Black History Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month / Dyslexia Awareness Month

World Blindness Awareness Month / Eat Together Month

Children’s Magazine Month / Emotional Wellness Month

The Big Draw / Month of Free Thought

Making Lanterns [detail], Edward Docker (fl.1880-99) / Private Collection / Roy Miles Fine Paintings

An Idea a Day

1st October – National Hair DayConsignment Day, Child Health Day

2nd October – Name Your Car Day

3rd October – World Architecture Day, World Habitat Day, National Coffee with a Cop Day (US), Techies Day, National Boyfriend Day

4th October – World Space Week begins, World Animal DayVodka Day

5th October – World Teachers’ DayBody Language Day, Do Something Nice Day

6th October – World Smile Day, Plus Size Appreciation Day, Mad Hatter Day

7th October – Jeans for Genes, National Poetry Day, Inner Beauty Day

8th October – World Hospice and Palliative Care Day, Touch Tag Day, Native American DayColumbus Day

9th October – World Post Day, National Curry Week beginsSeed Gathering Sunday

10th October – World Mental Health Day, Stop Bullying Day


Group in Halloween costumes [detail], c.1898 (photo) / Private Collection / Prismatic Pictures

11th October – Coming Out Day, Day of the Girl Child

12th October – World Arthritis Day, International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction, National Farmer’s Day

13th October – World Sight Day, Train Your Brain Day, Yorkshire Pudding Day, National Chess Day, Costume Swap Day

14th October – Be Bald and Be Free Day, Dessert Day

15th October – International Day of Rural Women, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day, Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day

16th October – World Food DayLiqueur Day, Department Store Day

17th October – Child Poverty Day, Black Poetry Day, National Fossil Day (US), National Parents’ Week, National Baking Week, Energy Saving Week

18th October – No Beard Day, Get to Know Your Customers Day

19th October – LGBT Awareness Day, Kentucky Day

20th October – Youth Confidence Day, Sweetest Day (US)


A Quiet Lake [detail] (oil on canvas), Albert Bierstadt, (1830-1902) / Private Collection / Photo © Christie’s Images

21st October – Apple Day, Trafalgar Day, Everyone Writes Day, Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

22nd October – International Stammering Awareness Day, Nut DayColour Day

23rd October – Mole Day, TV Talk Show Host Day, iPod Day

24th October – United Nations Day, World Development Information Day, National Food Day (US)

25th October – International Artists Day, World Pasta Day, Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day

26th October – Pumpkin Day, Mincemeat Day, Frankenstein Friday

27th October – National American Beer Day (US), Navy Day, Black Cat Day

28th October – Mother In Law Day

29th October – World Stroke Day, National Cat Day

30th October – Speak Up For Service Day, British Summer Time ends, National Sleep In Day

31st October – Halloween, National Magic Day

Autumn Leaves [detail], 1994, Ditz (Contemporary Artist) / Private Collection


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