Calendar of Events



January 2016The Ardingly Antiques FairSouth of England Showground
2nd - 10th January 2016Lakeside World Darts ChampionshipsLakeside Country Club, Frimley Green - the undisputed home of World Darts.
19th - 20th January 2016UK Dance ChampionshipsWindsor Hall, Bournemouth International Centre
17th 19th January 2016Creative Crafts ShowThe Sandown Park Exhibition Centre. The show covers all aspects of quality stitch craft including cross stitch, embroidery and quilting.
20th - 24th January 2016London Art FairBusiness Design Centre in Islington. Modern British art is presented alongside contemporary work from the early 20th century.
16th - 17th January 2016Pigeon Show of the YearWinter Gardens, Church Street, Blackpool. The largest gathering of Pigeon Fanciers in the UK - three day event.
21st - 24th January 2016Caravan & Motorhome ShowManchester's Event City, Barton Dock Road, Urmston with over 300 exhibitors.
21st - 24th January 2016The Holiday & Travel ShowManchester
6th - 7th February 2016RHS Early Spring Plant FairFirst London show of the year at RHS Lawrence Hall
8th-14th February 2016National Squash ChampionshipsNational Squash Centre Manchester www.nationalsquashchamps.net
FebruaryToy, Train & Model FairExeter Racecourse
FebruaryInternational Art FairRoyal College of Art
26th - 27th February 2016RHS Botanical Plant ShowPromoting the world-class Lindley Library collection and championing some of the best botanical artists in the world.
FebruaryJorvik Viking FestivalYork
MarchPoint to Point - Bangor on DeeSir Watkin Williams Wynn Hunt
8th - 13th March 2016Open Badminton ChampionshipsYonex All England Open Championships, King Edwards Road, Birmingham
   
26th - 27th March 2016RHS Great London Plant Fair 
27th March 2016Oxford v Cambridge Boat Race 
28th March 2016Lockinge Point to PointOrganised by the Old Berks Hunt a great day out on Easter Monday
1st - 2nd April 2016RHS Spring Plant and Orchid ShowA celebration of vibrant colour and exotic beauty.
9th April 2016Grand NationalAintree
12th - 13th AprilRHS London Orchid & Botanical Art Show 
18th April 2016Scottish Grand NationalAyr
April 2016London Marathon 
15th - 17th April 2016RHS Flower Show CardiffThe RHS Show Cardiff has been held in the parklands of Cardiff Castle since 2005.
May 20161000 GuineasNewmarket
13th - 15th May 2016Chatsworth Horse TrialsThree days of equestrian sport in the beautiful surroundings of Chatsworth.
May 2016Malvern Spring Gardening Show 
June 2016Guards Polo ClubCartier Queen's Cup
24th - 28th May 2016RHS Chelsea Flower ShowRoyal Hospital Chelsea
MayThe OaksEpsom
30th May 2016Cheese -RollingAt Coopers Hill, Brockworth, Gloucester
JuneDerby DayEpsom Downs
3rd - 4th June 2016RHS London Rose ShowEngland's favourite flower.
9th - 12th June 2016Bramham Horse TrialsBramham Park, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, LS23 6ND
13th - 19th June 2016Aegon Tennis ChampionshipsQueens Club
June 2016Trooping the Colour 
16th - 19th June 2016BBC Gardeners' World LiveNational Exhibition Centre, Birmingham
14th - 18 June 2016Royal Ascot 
24th - 26th June 2016British Grand PrixSilverstone- the best attended three day sporting event in the British calendar.
29th June to 3rd July 2016Henley Royal Regatta200 races of an international standard including Olympians and crew new to the sport.
27th June - 10th July 2016WimbledonThe oldest tournament in the world.
8th - 9th July 2016British Beach Polo 
12th - 14th July 2016Great Yorkshire ShowYorkshire Agricultural Society at the Harrogate Showground.
26th - 30th July 2016Glorious Goodwood 
29th July 2016Festival of SpeedGoodwood
8th July 2016Newport ShowOne of Shropshire's largest one-day agricultural show at Chetwynd Deer Par Newport.
5th - 10th July 2016RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 
10th July-17th July 2016Golf - Open ChampionshipsRoyal Troon
29th-31st July 2016CLA Game FairRagley Hall, Worcestershire
July 2016Newbury RacecourseNewbury Summer Festival
July 2016Polo - Cowdray ParkVeuve Clicquot Gold Cup
July 2016Royal Welsh ShowPowys
July 2016AscotKing George Day
20th - 24th July 2016RHS Flower Show Tatton Park 
4th - 7th August 2016Countryfile Live @ Blenheim PalaceWoodstock, Oxfordshire
11th - 15th AugustEngland v Pakistan 
5th - 29th August 2016Edinburgh Fringe Festival 
6th - 13th August 2016Cowes Week 
August 2016Anglesey Show 
18th August 2016Mid Somerset ShowShepton Mallet
1st September 2016Bucks County ShowThe Bucks County Show is at Weedon Park on the outskirts of Aylesbury. www.buckscountyshow.co.uk
1-4th September 2016Burghley Horse TrialsStamford, Lincolnshire
3rd July 2016Battle of Britain Day Flypast76th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain
16th - 20th September 2016London Fashion WeekOver 150 womenswear designers showcase SS16 collections at the Designer Showrooms.
24th - 25th September 2016Malvern Autumn ShowMalvern
4th - 5th October 2016RHS London Harvest Festival ShowA food feast celebrating the taste of autumn held in the RHS Lindley Halls.
28th-29th October 2016RHS London Shades of Autumn ShowThe show is about art and design celebrating the beauty of autumn colour with inspirational planting ideas.
18th September 2016The Toy Train and Collectors FairWestpoint, Exeter. Thousands of toys and models for sale from dealers all over the country.
November 2016The Ardingly Antiques FairSouth of England Showground. Buyers and dealers regularly attend the largest IACF event in the south of England with up to 1700 stalls.
13th November 2016Remembrance SundayRemembrance Sunday always falls on the second Sunday of November
26th November 2016Hennessy Gold CupNational Hunt Chase over three miles open to horses aged over 4 years
December 2016Skate at Somerset House'The coolest rink of all'. Apres-skate treat: Visit Fortnum's Lodge
16th December 2016King's College ChoirEvening performance at The Royal Albert Hall
24th - 25th September 2016Taste CumbriaCockermouth Food Festival
3rd November 2016Bath Film Festival 
14th December - 7th January 2017The Nutcracker BalletLondon Coliseum 020 7845 9300
24th December 2016Christmas Carol Service4pm at St Pauls Cathedral www.stpauls.co.uk