AREIAC is an organisation for specialist educationalists, all qualified teachers, providing advice, challenge, leadership, training and support for multi-faith religious education in schools and colleges.

It has an organising committee and regional groups which meet to develop resources, support teachers and lobby government for excellent religious education.

To learn more about AREIAC - click here

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  • Rasatfarian: Birthday of Haile Selassie I, 23rd


  • Wiccan: Lammas, 1st
  • Buddhist: Chokor, 6th
  • Zoroastrian: Fravardigan, 7th
  • Chinese: Herd Boy and Weaving Maid Festival, 9th
  • Japanese: O-Bon, 13th-15th
  • Jewish: Tisha B'Av, 14th
  • Christian: Assump. of the BVM, 14th
  • Zoroastrian: Navroze / No Ruz, 17th
  • Buddhist: Festival of the Hungry Ghost / Zhohgyuanjie, 17th
  • Hindu: Raksha Bandhan, 18th
  • Christian: The Transfiguration, 19th
  • Zoroastrian: Khordad Sal, 22nd
  • Christian: The Dormition of the Mother God, 28th
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