February: Diary (CORRECTED)

CORRECTION (PUBLISHED 3 FEBRUARY 1994) APPENDED TO THIS ARTICLE

1: Performance of Handel's Messiah in aid of the National Children's Homes Action for Children, Westminster Abbey, London SW1, to celebrate their 125th anniversary.

3: 1994 Road Racing and Superbike Show, Alexandra Palace, London N22.

4: Frogmore Gardens and Royal Mausoleum open in aid of the National Gardens Scheme, Windsor Home Park, Windsor; Frogmore House opens (also 5 February) in aid of the Royal Collection Trust.

5: Rugby Union, Ireland v Wales, Dublin; Scotland v England, Edinburgh.

6: Eighth Sunday before Easter. Sexagesima.

7: 42nd anniversary of the Queen's accession to the throne: 41-gun salute in Hyde Park, 12pm; 62-gun salute at the Tower of London, 1pm. National Trust 'Glorious Gardens' lecture series begins, Royal Festival Hall, London SE1. Snooker, Benson and Hedges Masters begins, Wembley.

10: 'BBC Holiday Live' travel show begins, Olympia, London W14.

11: South-East Counties Antique Dealers Fair, Goodwood House, Goodwood, West Sussex.

12: Winter Olympics begin, Lillehammer, Norway.

13: Seventh Sunday before Easter.

14: St Valentine's Day.

15: Shrove Tuesday.

16: Ash Wednesday. Picasso exhibition opens, Tate Gallery, London SW1. Mountbatten Festival of Music 1994, Royal Albert Hall, London SW7.

17: International Practical Woodworking Exhibition begins, Wembley Exhibition Hall, Wembley.

18: Frogmore Gardens and Royal Mausoleum open in aid of the National Children's Home, Windsor Home Park, Windsor; Frogmore House opens in aid of the Royal Collection Trust.

19: Boat, Caravan and Leisure Show begins, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. 'Housework' art exhibition begins, Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford. Cricket, West Indies v England first Test begins, Kingston, Jamaica. Football, FA Cup fifth round; Tennents Scottish Cup fourth round. Rugby Union, Wales v France, Cardiff; England v Ireland, Twickenham.

20: First Sunday in Lent. London International Antique Dolls, Toys, Miniatures and Teddy Bear Fair, Kensington Town Hall, London W8. Sailing, Whitbread Round the World Race, fourth leg begins, Auckland, New Zealand.

24: Daily Express Motor Racing Show, Earl's Court Exhibition Centre, London SW5.

26: American Women's Club Golden Eagle Ball, Four Seasons Hotel, London W1, in aid of British charities. Gary Hill 'In Light of Other' exhibition begins, Tate Gallery Liverpool. The Royal Mausoleum opens to mark Queen Victoria's birthday, Frogmore House, Windsor.

27: Second Sunday in Lent.

CORRECTION

Frogmore House and Gardens and the Royal Mausoleum will not be holding special open days in February (February Diary, yesterday). These events will take place in May.

PROMOTED VIDEO
News
ebooksAn evocation of the conflict through the eyes of those who lived through it
Latest stories from i100
Have you tried new the Independent Digital Edition apps?
Independent Dating
and  

By clicking 'Search' you
are agreeing to our
Terms of Use.

iJobs Job Widget
iJobs People

HR Analyst - Banking - Bristol - £350-£400

£350 - £400 per day: Orgtel: HR Analyst - Banking - Bristol - £350 - £400 per ...

HR Manager - HR Generalist / Sole in HR

£30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits: Ashdown Group: HR Manager - HR Generalis...

Business Analyst - Banking - London - £350-£400

£350 - £400 per day: Orgtel: Business Analyst - Banking - People Change - Lond...

HR Manager - Milton Keynes - £50,000 + package

£48000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance + benefits: Ashdown Group: HR Shared...

Day In a Page

Air strikes? Talk of God? Obama is following the jihadists’ script

Air strikes? Talk of God? Obama is following the jihadists’ script

The President came the nearest he has come yet to rivalling George W Bush’s gormless reaction to 9/11 , says Robert Fisk
Ebola outbreak: Billy Graham’s son declares righteous war on the virus

Billy Graham’s son declares righteous war on Ebola

A Christian charity’s efforts to save missionaries trapped in Africa by the crisis have been justifiably praised. But doubts remain about its evangelical motives
Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC

Not even Jeremy Clarkson is bigger than the BBC, says TV boss

Corporation’s head of television confirms ‘Top Gear’ host was warned about racist language
Nick Clegg the movie: Channel 4 to air Coalition drama showing Lib Dem leader's rise

Nick Clegg the movie

Channel 4 to air Coalition drama showing Lib Dem leader's rise
Philip Larkin: Misogynist, racist, miserable? Or caring, playful man who lived for others?

Philip Larkin: What will survive of him?

Larkin's reputation has taken a knocking. But a new book by James Booth argues that the poet was affectionate, witty, entertaining and kind, as hitherto unseen letters, sketches and 'selfies' reveal
Madame Tussauds has shown off its Beyoncé waxwork in Regent's Park - but why is the tourist attraction still pulling in the crowds?

Waxing lyrical

Madame Tussauds has shown off its Beyoncé waxwork in Regent's Park - but why is the tourist attraction still pulling in the crowds?
Texas forensic astronomer finally pinpoints the exact birth of impressionism

Revealed (to the minute)

The precise time when impressionism was born
From slow-roasted to sugar-cured: how to make the most of the British tomato season

Make the most of British tomatoes

The British crop is at its tastiest and most abundant. Sudi Pigott shares her favourite recipes
10 best men's skincare products

Face it: 10 best men's skincare products

Oscar Quine cleanses, tones and moisturises to find skin-savers blokes will be proud to display on the bathroom shelf
Malky Mackay allegations: Malky Mackay, Iain Moody and another grim day for English football

Mackay, Moody and another grim day for English football

The latest shocking claims do nothing to dispel the image that some in the game on these shores exist in a time warp, laments Sam Wallace
La Liga analysis: Will Barcelona's hopes go out of the window?

Will Barcelona's hopes go out of the window?

Pete Jenson starts his preview of the Spanish season, which begins on Saturday, by explaining how Fifa’s transfer ban will affect the Catalans
Middle East crisis: We know all too much about the cruelty of Isis – but all too little about who they are

We know all too much about the cruelty of Isis – but all too little about who they are

Now Obama has seen the next US reporter to be threatened with beheading, will he blink, asks Robert Fisk
Neanderthals lived alongside humans for centuries, latest study shows

Final resting place of our Neanderthal neighbours revealed

Bones dated to 40,000 years ago show species may have died out in Belgium species co-existed
Scottish independence: The new Scots who hold fate of the UK in their hands

The new Scots who hold fate of the UK in their hands

Scotland’s immigrants are as passionate about the future of their adopted nation as anyone else
Britain's ugliest buildings: Which monstrosities should be nominated for the Dead Prize?

Blight club: Britain's ugliest buildings

Following the architect Cameron Sinclair's introduction of the Dead Prize, an award for ugly buildings, John Rentoul reflects on some of the biggest blots on the UK landscape