August Heaven and Earth calendar

1st New Moon (04.11), Popular time to celebrate Lammas, Mercury direct

7 th Waxing half moon (18.30), Astrological point of Lammas (20.13)

8th Lion’s Gateway opens

9th International Day of World’s Indigenous People

11th Tisha B’Av (Jewish), Jupiter direct

12th International Youth Day, Eid al-Adha (Islam), peak of Perseid meteor shower

15th Full Moon (13.29)

19th World Humanitarian Day

23rd Waning Half Moon (15.55), International Day for Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

29th International Day against Nuclear Tests

30th International Day of Victims of Forced Disappearance, Black Moon Supermoon (11.37)

NB All times BST