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National Good Gestures Day 2015

National Good Gestures Day was inspired by Stephen Sutton, who made it his mission to recruit young people to join him in handing out hugs, high-fives, handshakes and fist bumps.


He wanted to spread positivity and make others smile through simple acts of kindness.


After a successful first Good Gestures Day in 2013 in Birmingham, Stephen’s friends helped him make it a national event last year.


Four days before he died following a three-and-a-half year battle with cancer, Stephen asked Fixers to make it an annual event and we need your help to make it bigger and better than ever.


Here are the National Good Gestures Day locations across the UK where you can take part on Saturday 16th May 2015 between 11am and 3pm…


















A Special Message from Stephen Sutton

Hear from the inspiration behind National Good Gestures Day, Stephen Sutton, in a message recorded last year. He explained why he felt it was so important to take the time to spread positivity and make others smile.

Good Gestures in Swansea

Alistair Fisher and his team will be on a mission to make Swansea smile when they head out in force this National Good Gestures Day. 

Good Gestures in Liverpool 

Sharing the love in Liverpool, Sadie Fox will lead a group giving out good gestures to passers-by. Click play to hear her hopes for this year’s event. 

Good Gestures in London

Why not join Alex Hunter and his team giving out free hugs, high-fives, handshakes and fist bumps in London? Click play to see why Alex wants you to help him spread positivity in the capital. 

Good Gestures in Manchester

Abbie Jones will rally the troops in Manchester making sure their cheerfulness is contagious. Click play to hear why she hopes you will join her in making the day special. 

Good Gestures in Birmingham

Back where it all began, Hannah Telles will gather a group to mark the national event, nearly two years after Stephen’s original Good Gestures Day took place in the city.


Good Gestures in Belfast 

Brightening up Belfast, a cheery team in colourful t-shirts will be doling out gestures of goodwill.  Look out for them on Saturday 16th May! 

Good Gestures in Cardiff 

Join the young people aiming to shower Cardiff with kindness. Register your interest to take part in National Good Gestures Day.


Good Gestures in Nottingham

Nottingham will be a hotspot for high-fives and handshakes as Ryan Terry and his team take on the challenge of spreading positivity. Click play to hear from Ryan as he prepares for National Good Gestures Day. 


Good Gestures in Chelmsford

Hoping to drum up cheer in Chelmsford, Fixers will offer free high-fives, hugs, handshakes and fist bumps to brighten people’s days.


Good Gestures in Falmouth

Fancy a hug in Falmouth? Bethany Hughes will bring young people together to give others a positivity boost. 

Good Gestures in Sheffield

In Sheffield City Centre, join a team in good spirits who will make people smile with random acts of kindness.


Good Gestures in Newcastle 

Bringing joy to people in the North East, Fixers will give out good gestures in Newcastle.


Good Gestures in Southampton

Look out for young people smiling in Southampton as they will share a good gesture or two to brighten up the day. 


Good Gestures in Glasgow 

Why not give out good gestures in Glasgow? Click play to hear Abbie encourage other young people to get involved.


Good Gestures in Bristol

With free hugs and high-fives aplenty, join a team of cheery young people in giving Bristol a boost. 


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