UK Unplugging Day is a UK-wide 24 hour break from the digital world to enable us to disconnect from our devices and reconnect with our family, friends, loved ones and communities in real life. Although we’d like to encourage everyone to Put down their devices all day we know that it can be daunting at first with all that FOMO! So we suggest everyone starts by making a conscious and mindful effort to use their screens less during the day – with the goal of building up over time to a full day off devices. We know that if you try even small steps towards a digital detox you’ll love the results. Give it a go!
Rediscover the power of real-world connections by unplugging on UK Unplugging Day.
The event takes place on the 4th Sunday in June. Forward dates are below:
2022 – 26th June 2022
2023 – 25th June 2023
2024 – 23rd June 2024
2025 – 22nd June 2025
"Amazing! The experience made me realise how much I use my phone as a distraction. Not having my phone meant I could really escape from the stresses of everyday life. From now on I’m deleting work email from my phone at the weekends and I’ll be checking my phone a lot less regularly.”
"We came away feeling astonishingly refreshed and restored. Our eyes have been well and truly opened to the extraordinary benefits and pleasures of a hiatus from the constant noise of information."
“I found the first day difficult but it subsided quickly. By the end of the break I didn’t want my phone back!”