A clown style red nose is the symbol of Red Nose Day, which is a massive fundraising event held by Comic Relief every two years and this year it returns on May 25th.
Comic Relief was started by comedians who wanted to use comedy and laughter to let people know about poverty in the UK and Africa. It was launched in 1985, from a refugee camp in Sudan.
The very first Red Nose Day was held in 1988, with millions of people participating in its first year. Check out some of the highlights of Comic Relief’s history timeline. Continue reading “Red Nose Day – May 25, 2017”