Over 40 events, celebrations and happenings across the UK

Over the past few weeks, today and in the next week or so, there are over 40 events, celebrations and happenings marking International Men’s Day. And probably many more we don’t know about (Please see the events list at the end)

An historical debate in the House of Commons on male suicide, cmapaign meetings, letters to political parties and debates on why International Men’s Day is important.

Organisations from companies like Lynx and Topman have got involved, charities like CALM, ManKind Initiative, MIND, British Deaf Association are running events and initiatives.

Conferences like the Being a Man Festival, launches of new films, comedy shows, events to raise men’s health awareness as well as schools, colleges and universities all supporting. Marketing Magazine are showcasing their favourite lad/dadverts.

Councils like Belfast City and Doncaster City Councils and housing associations are also supporting with staff and client events.

We have companies promoting Mantiques, Beer Hamper Competitions, Steak nights, network lunches, podcasts, and, much much more.

Please see our events page (https://ukmensday.org.uk/events/list/) and check out our Twitter Feed @ukemensday and also use the #internationalmensday

It’s all happening

Help Men Talk

Celebrate the contribution men and boys make

Make a Difference

Thank you to  everyone who is making this a great positive and practical International Men’s Day!

2015: International Men’s Day (Events List)

Movember 2015

Health in Mind

Men’s 10k Edinburgh Run

Men Get Eating Disorders Too: Film Launch

Millstone’ is a new documentary made by MGEDT

York St John Student Feminist Society

Men Have Rights Too:

Domestic Violence Workshop

Tone Leisure

Free gym days

British Deaf Association (Scotland)

Men’s Sheds in Inverness

The ManKind Initiative

Conference on male Victims of Domestic Abuse

CoolTan Arts

Men’s health event

British Deaf Association (Northern Ireland)

Men’s health event


Twitter Thunderclap

Six Colleges and Universities take part

Parrs Wood High School, Manchester; Tendring Technology College, Frinton-on-sea, Essex; New College, Swindon; Leeds Beckett University; York St. John University; Winchester Science Centre

Belfast City Council

Men’s health


Business networking in Ruthin, Wales

Essex FA

Testicular Cancer awareness

Men Do Complain

Parliament Square protest

The Embankment Pub, Nottingham

Steak and Pie night

Institute of Development Studies

Debate on the rape of men

Parliamentary debate

Male suicide

Belper’s Farmers Market Café

Men’s Chat

Havering Mental Health

Debate on men’s mental health

British Deaf Action (Scotland)

Men’s health

All Boy’s Rock

Celebrating men and boys, fathers, grandfathers, sons and brothers

British Deaf Association (Wales)

Men’s health

Men’s Speak

Men’s discussion group

Troubled meets the Troubador


Mindfulness for Men


Alpha Photographic Exhibition

Photographic exhibition

Scotswood’s Men’s Sheds


Welsh Rugby Legends


Scottish Men’s Sheds Association

Grand launch

Short Sighted Cinema

Launch of short films

ManKind UK

Discuss on What Makes a Man

Being a Man Festival

Southbank centre

Plus many more