March: Diary

1: St David's Day. Spring Antique and Collectors Fair begins, South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex.

3: East Anglia Spring Antiques Fair begins, Athenaeum, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

4: 'Annie Leibovitz Photographs 1970-90' exhibition opens, National Portrait Gallery, London WC2. 'Desde Londres: Spanish artists in London' exhibition opens, Royal Festival Hall, London SE1.

5: Sailboat 94 - RYA National Dinghy Show begins, Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, London SE20.

6: Third Sunday in Lent.

8: International Women's Day. Opera North Winter Season opens, New Theatre, Hull, Humberside. Football, Scotland v Netherlands, Hampden Park.

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.

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

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

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

15: Horse Racing, Cheltenham National Hunt Festival begins. 'Venus Re-defined: sculpture by Matisse, Maillol and Rodin' exhibition opens, Tate Gallery Liverpool.

16: Badminton, All England Championships begin, Birmingham.

17: St Patrick's Day. Ideal Home Plus - Daily Mail Ideal Home Exhibition begins, Earl's Court Exhibition Centre, London SW5. Ideal Wedding Show begins, Earl's Court 2 Exhibition Centre, London SW5. Cricket, West Indies v England, second Test begins, Georgetown, Guyana.

19: Paddy Bowler exhibition opens, Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford. Rugby Union, England v Wales, Twickenham; Scotland v France, Murrayfield.

20: Fifth Sunday in Lent. London International Book Fair 1994 begins, Olympia, London W14.

22: Swimming, FINA World Cup meeting begins, Sheffield.

23: 'Give Me Your Hand' poetry and paintings exhibition opens, National Gallery, London WC2. World Weather Day events, Science Museum, London SW7.

24: The new Jewel House opens, Tower of London, London SE3. Horse Racing, Flat season opens, Doncaster.

25: Cricket, West Indies v England, third Test begins, Port of Spain. Table Tennis, European Championships begin, Birmingham.

26: Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, Putney to Mortlake, London. Space and Astronomy Day events, Science Museum, London SW7. London International Dive Show begins, Olympia, London W14. British National Domino Championships, Spa Royal Hall, Bridlington, Humberside. Horse Racing, Lincoln Handicap, Doncaster.

27: Palm Sunday. Music and Sound Day events, Science Museum, London SW7. Football, Coca-Cola Cup final, Wembley.

28: British Summer Time begins.

29: 'Moral Tales' exhibition opens, Tate Gallery Liverpool.

31: Maundy Thursday. Speed Skating, World Short Track Championships begin, Guildford.

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