Laura makes history a lot of fun! — the runnymede-on-thames, Surrey

Calendar of events

January Galleries and Sites less busy
Pantomime Season continues – Oh yes it does!
Winter Sales Continue
30th King Charles I Executed – Memorial Ceremony Whitehall
February Galleries and Sites less busy
Snowdrops in flower
14th Valentines – treat someone to a special tour
Shrove Tuesday – Pancake Day
March Tree blossom & Daffodils in flower
1st St David’s Day
17th St Patrick’s Day
Mother’s Day – plan a day out to remember
April Spring bulbs are in flower
Oxford v Cambridge Boat Race
London Marathon
Jersey Royal Potatoes arriving
21st Queen Elizabeth II birthday
23rd St Georges Day & Shakespeare’s Birthday
May Bluebells & Azaleas in flower
English asparagus season! Best in the world – come and try.
RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Royal Windsor Horse Show
June Roses in bloom
Royal Ascot
Garter Day Windsor Castle
Trooping the Colour London – Queen’s Official Birthday
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships
Henley Regatta
July Swan Upping Eton Boathouse
Goodwood Festival of Speed
Henley Music & Arts Festival
Hampton Court Flower Show
August London Triathlon
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
September Windsor Festival & Windsor Fringe
London Festival
Goodwood Revival
Buckingham Palace open
October English Apple Season
Glorious autumn colours to be seen
Windsor Castle Semi-State Rooms Open for the Winter
31st Halloween
November Dark evenings – perfect for a Ghost Walk
Good time to visit Museums and Galleries
Trees are losing leaves – great views are opening up
5th Guy Fawkes & Firework Night
State Opening of Parliament
December Christmas Lights are on and it’s getting dark early – hurrah!
Ice Rinks Open – a chance to wear warm coats and scarves
Pantomime Season – traditional English Theatre
Pubs have often got an open fire roaring
Public transport stop on afternoon of 24th till 26th!
After Christmas: Sales including Harrod’s start – bargains galore!