Diary: 7 - 13 March

Tuesday 8: International Women's Day. Opera North Winter Season opens, New Theatre, Hull, Humberside.

Wednesday 9: 'Zurbaran, Jacob and his 12 sons' exhibition opens, National Gallery, London WC2. Charityfair '94 begins, Business Design Centre, London N1. Football, England v Denmark, Wembley.

Thursday 10: Crufts Dog Show begins, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. International Swimming Pool and Fitness Show 1994 begins, Olympia, London W14.

Friday 11: 'Face to Face: the portrait photographs of Nick Sinclair' exhibition opens, National Portrait Gallery, London WC2.

Saturday 13: Fourth Sunday in Lent. Mothering Sunday. Antique and Collectors' Fair, Alexandra Palace, London N22.