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Diary: 7-13 February

Monday 7: National Trust 'Glorious Gardens' lecture series begins, Royal Festival Hall, London SE1. Snooker, Benson and Hedges Masters begins, Wembley.

Thursday 10: Chinese Year of the Dog begins. 'BBC Holiday Live' travel show begins, Olympia, London W14.

Saturday 12: Ramadan begins. Winter Olympics begin, Lillehammer, Norway.

Sunday 13: Seventh Sunday before Easter.