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Red Nose Day is back

Red Nose Day is back on Friday 19th March and this year it’s never felt more important to have some fun and raise money to support people living incredibly tough lives. We need the power of funny to turn laughs into lasting change. So whatever you can do, please join us.

There are loads of ways to get involved this Red Nose Day

There are loads of ways to get involved this Red Nose Day. From buying a Red Nose or exclusive Pixar t-shirt, to holding your own fundraiser, to turning on the telly to watch a night of one-off comedy specials, live music and money can’t buy prizes.

Let’s help provide safety to families who need support. Tackle mental health stigma. Take action against domestic abuse. And help to give children a brighter future.


Get your Red Nose Day merch and help change lives today

Find out all about our new 100% plastic-free noses and other exclusive Red Nose Day merchandise including Pixar t-shirts, games, pin badges and drinks bottles over at our Comic Relief shop.

Share a smile

Help get the UK smiling, one household at a time

Help to kick-start a wave of smiles from your house to the next, and onwards all around the country. Download the poster, add your favourite joke and put it in your window to share with the world. We can’t make the country smile without you.

Challenges cards


The One Show’s very own Alex Scott and Jermaine Jenas are pulling on their walking boots, grabbing their spoons and going head to head in the hope of being crowned The Red Nose and Spoon Race champion.


One man. Four days. One hundred and forty miles. Join us for Billy's Big Red Nose Day Challenge.

Radio 1's LOL-a-thon is back

Join Scott Mills, Chris Stark and the Radio 1 family for the nation’s favourite 24 hour comedy challenge. Prepare to feel the power of the LOL.

Let's get fundraising

Red Noseday landing cards


Evil supervillain Doomy McGloomy has stolen the nation’s laughter. Can you and your family complete five fiendishly fun missions as a family to rescue it and set it free? 


Whatever your strengths, get fundraising and make a difference. Whether you go solo or fundraise with family and friends, all the super-nifty tools you need are here. Register now to order your free fundraising pack.

Get your school fundraising

Whether you're part of a primary, secondary, or a nursery, we'd love for you to get involved.

We know you’re under more pressure than ever, but if you’d like to take part, we’ve got everything you need to lift the mood and have some well-earned fun, whether you’re at school or juggling video lessons from home.

Win a prize

Fancy your chances of being a winner? Check out these prizes

Enter our exciting prize draws for a chance to win a-once-in-a-lifetime prize, all whilst raising money. You could win experiences with the likes of Disney and Dungeons & Dragons. Plus, keep an eye out for more fabulous prizes and money-can’t-buy experiences coming soon.

“The creativity that goes into helping people have a better life is extraordinary.”

Sir Lenny Henry

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How your donations help

Red Nose Day donations help tackle important issues including homelessness, hunger, domestic abuse and mental health stigma, all of which have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

We support amazing organisations across the UK and around the world. Those who are closest to the issues have the best solutions, each one working to tackle the key issues of our time.

How does my money help?

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The history of Red Nose Day

Since its launch in 1988, Red Nose Day has become a much-anticipated date in the calendar. It’s the day when people across the land join forces to raise money for brilliant causes in the UK and around the world.

Explore the timeline


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