Diary: 11 - 17 April

Monday 11: British and World Marbles Championship begins, Tinsley Green, West Sussex.

Wednesday 13: 'Windsor Castle: the aftermath of the fire' watercolour exhibition begins (until 28 April), Spink & Son, St James's, London SW1.

Thursday 14: 'The Genius of Rubens' exhibition begins, Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford.

Saturday 16: 'Picasso's Legacy: the designer's brief' symposium, Tate Gallery, London SW1. 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.

Sunday 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.

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