Today: Marvel at the artistic creations at the London Ice Sculpting Festival in Canary Wharf, or take part in a masterclass. If you feel inspired, there's also an opportunity to take part in a sculpting competition ( londonicesculptingfestival.co.uk). Meanwhile, the Museum of the Moving Image reopens in Queens, New York, after a two-year $67m expansion project that has added a cinema, doubled the exhibition space and introduced engaging interactive exhibits ( movingimage.us).
This week:The tennis season gets under way again with the Australian Open on Monday. The tournament is the latest fixture in Melbourne's sporting season and runs until 30 January ( australianopen.com).
In the diary: Get on board the Southern Spirit, which makes its inaugural journey from Adelaide on 29 January. The luxury train travels through the Adelaide Hills, across Australia's south-east over six days. Journeys are also scheduled for February ( gsr.com.au). Closer to home, Aer Lingus is competing with Ryanair by launching new routes to Dublin from Aberdeen and Bristol on 27 March ( aerlingus.com).