Friday 01 April 1994
2: Spring Craft Fair, Alexandra Palace, London N22. Easter Egg Hunt, Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent. Sailing, Whitbread Round the World Race, fifth leg begins, Punta del'Este, Uruguay.
3: Easter Sunday. Bank Holiday. Battersea Park Easter Show, London SW11. Medieval Jousting Tournament, Knebworth Park, Stevenage, Hertfordshire.
4: IMREX '94 - the International Model Railway Exhibition begins, Royal Horticultural Society's Halls, London SW1. Organ Recital, Birmingham Cathedral. Horse racing, Irish Grand National, Fairyhouse.
5: London International String Quartet Competition begins, Goldsmiths' Hall, London EC2.
6: Squash, British Open, Lamb's Squash Club, London EC1 (at Wembley Conference Centre from 8 April).
7: British International Antiques Fair begins, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. Golf, US Masters begins, Augusta National, Georgia.
8: 'Easter Treats' talks for children begin (until 13 April), National Gallery, London WC2. Cricket, fourth Test begins, West Indies v England, Bridgetown, Barbados.
9: 'Stephen Willats - Museum Mosaic' exhibition begins, Tate Gallery Liverpool. 'Sculpture from Benin' workshops begin (until 10 April), Museum of Mankind, London W1. Concerto Final, BBC Young Musician of the Year, Barbican Centre, London EC2. Horse Racing, Grand National, Aintree.
10: First Sunday after Easter.
11: British and World Marbles Championship begins, Tinsley Green, West Sussex.
14: 'The Genius of Rubens' exhibition begins, Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford.
16: Territorial Army Open Day, Duke of York's Headquarters, Chelsea, London SW3. Cricket, fifth Test begins, West Indies v England, Antigua. Horse Racing, Scottish National, Ayr. Snooker, Embassy World Pro Championship begins, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.
17: Second Sunday after Easter. The London Marathon takes place, starts Greenwich, ends The Mall. 'Tribute to the Carpenters' gala charity concert in aid of Ravenswood Village centre for mentally handicapped children, takes place, Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London WC2.
21: The Queen's Birthday (41-gun royal salute, Hyde Park, 12pm; 62-gun royal salute, Tower of London, 1pm).
22: 'Art in Post-war Europe: new realities' exhibition begins, Tate Gallery Liverpool.
23: St George's Day.
24: Third Sunday after Easter.
27: Moh'd Saggar speaks on his work, Kufa Gallery, London W2.
29: Chichester Festival Theatre Summer Season begins, Chichester, West Sussex. Horse Racing, 1,000 Guineas, Newmarket, Suffolk.
30: Falklands Families Annual Service, Guards Chapel, Wellington Barracks, London SW1. Rugby League, Challenge Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, Wembley.
31: Fourth Sunday after Easter.
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- 2 What happens to your body when you give up sugar?
- 3 Drugs Live cannabis trial: Hash is less harmful than any other drug, expert claims
- 4 Turkish Airlines flight TK 726 crash-lands on Nepal runway amid dense fog
- 5 Apple and Google users being spied on for a decade because of 'Freak' security flaw
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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