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Diary: 27 December - 2 January

Monday 27 December: Bank Holiday. 'Toys' Christmas Events begin (until 3 January), Science Museum, London SW7. London Antique and Collectors Fair, Lincolnshire Showground. Horse Racing, King George VI Chase, Kempton Park.

Tuesday 28: Bank Holiday. Horse Racing, Welsh National Handicap Chase, Chepstow. Darts, British Open, London.

Friday 31: New Year's Eve.

Saturday 1 January 1994: New Year's Day. Lord Mayor of Westminster's New Year's Day Spectacular 1994, starts Westminster Abbey, London SW1. New Year's Day Treasure Trail, Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent. International Model Engineer and Modelling Exhibition, Olympia, London W14. Europe without Walls exhibition begins, City Art Galleries, Manchester. The Woodcarver's Craft exhibition begins, Crafts Council Gallery, London N1. The Wartime Kitchen and Garden exhibition (until 2 May), Imperial War Museum, London SE1. Rallying, Paris-Dakar rally begins.

Sunday 2: Second Sunday after Christmas.