International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated on March 8 every year. … After women gained suffrage in Soviet Russia in 1917, March 8 became a national holiday there. The day was then predominantly celebrated by the socialist movement and communist countries until it was adopted in 1975 by the United Nations. The theme for […]

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Valentines Day

The first Valentine’s Day was in the year 496! Having a particular Valentine’s Day is a very old tradition, thought to have originated from a Roman festival. The Romans had a festival called Lupercalia in the middle of February – officially the start of their springtime. Valentine’s Day in the UK According to a 2017 […]

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Chinese New Year – 5th February

This festival is believed go as far back as prehistory. It marks the start of the new lunar cycle and is called the Spring Festival (in the northern hemisphere) as it falls between the December solstice and the March equinox. China follows the Gregorian calendar for daily business but the dates of the Chinese New Year and other […]

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Car Share

Have you considered car sharing? Sharing your commute with other people offers the opportunity to save money, reduce carbon emissions and make car travel more enjoyable – just ask Peter Kay! We have a dedicated car share database to help match you with a ‘Budi’. Budi teams are entitled to use dedicated car parking bays, […]

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