Events calendar 2013

We provide weather forecasts for key lifestyle and sporting events taking place throughout the year.


January

New Year's Day Parade (1 January)
Quadrantit Meteor Shower (2 -3 January)
The Outdoors Show (17 - 20 January)
Burns Night (25 January)


February

RBS 6 Nations (1 Feb - 16 March)
Chinese New Year (10 February)
The Great Spitalfield's Pancake Race (12 February)
Valentine's Day (14 February)
League Cup Final (24 February)


March

St. David's Day (1 March)
Cheltenham Festival (12 - 15 March)
Red Nose Day (15 March)
St. Patrick's Day (17 March)
Easter (29 March - 1 April)
The Boat Race (31 March)


April

Grand National (6 April)
RHS Flower Show, Cardiff (19 - 21 April)
London Marathon (21 April)
St. George's Day (23 April)
Eclipse of the Moon (25 April)
Exeter Food and Wine Festival (26 - 28 April)


May

Race for Life (5 May - 26 October)
Royal Windsor Horse Show (8 - 12 May)
FA Cup Final (11 May)
Moonwalk (11 May)
Ten Tors (11 - 12 May)
Devon County Show (16 - 18 May)
RHS Chelsea Flower Show (21 - 25 May)
Run to the Sun (24 - 27 May)
Radio 1's Big Weekend (24 - 26 May)
2nd Test - England V New Zealand (24 - 28 May)
Royal Bath and West Show (29 May - 1 June)


June

Epsom Derby (1 June)
The Big Lunch (2 June)
Eden Project Sessions (3 June - 14 June)
Royal Cornwall Show (6 - 8 June)
Rockness (7 - 9 June)
Moonwalk Edinburgh (8 June)
Open Farm Sunday (9 June)
Isle of Wight Festival (13 - 16 June)
Download Festival (14 - 16 June)
Royal Three Counties Show (14 - 16 June)
Royal Ascot (18 - 22 June)
Samsung World Rowing Cup (21 - 23 June)
Wimbledon (24 June - 7 July)
Glastonbury Festival (26 - 30 June)
British Grand Prix - Silverstone (28 - 30 June)
Sainsbury's Athletics British Grand Prix (29 - 30 June)
Hard Rock Calling (29-30 June)


July

GWCT Scottish Game Fair (5 - 7 July)
Hampton Court Flower Show (9 - 14 July)
The Ashes - First Test (10 - 14 July)
Goodwood Festival of Speed (11 - 14 July)
T in the Park (12 - 14 July)
Tiverton Balloon Festival (12 - 14 July)
Yeovilton Air Day (13 July)
The Open Golf Championships (18 - 21 July)
Latitude Festival (18 - 21 July)
The Ashes - Second Test (18 - 22 July)
Lovebox Festival (19 - 21 July)
The Royal International Air Tattoo (20 - 21 July)
Ladies European Masters Golf Tournament (26 - 28 July)
Anniversary Games (26 - 28 July)
Virgin Active London Triathlon (27 - 28 July)
Glorious Goodwood (30 - 2 August)


August

The Ashes - Third Test (1 - 5 August)
Cowes Week (3-10 August)
Boardmasters festival (7 - 11 August)
Balloon Fiesta (8 - 11 August)
The Ashes - Fourth Test (9 - 13 August)
Edinburgh International Festival (9 August - 1 September)
The Perseid meteor shower (12 - 13 August)
Beautiful Days (16 - 18 August)
V Festival - Hylands Park (17 - 18 August)
V Festival - Weston Park (17 - 18 August)
The Ashes - Fifth Test (21  - 25 August)
Dawlish Air Show (23 - 24 August)
Manchester Pride (23 - 26 August)
Leeds Festival (23 - 25 August)
Reading Festival (23 - 25 August)
Notting Hill Carnival (25 - 26 August)
Kids love the Races (25 August - 1 September)
Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On (30-31 August)
Sky Ride


September

Bestival (5 - 8 September) 
Superbike Championships - Donington (6 - 8 September)
Aviva Premiership Rugby Fixtures (6 September - 31 May)
Proms in the Park (7 September)
World Triathlon Final  (11 - 15 September)
Goodwood Revival (13 - 15 September)
BUPA Great North Run (15 September)
Southampton Boat Show (13 - 22 September)
Real Food Harvest Festival (27 - 29 September)


October

Superbike Championships - Silverstone (4 -6 October)
Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon (6 October)
World Cup Qualifier - England V Montenegro (11 October)
Great West Run (13 October)
World Cup Qualifier - England V Poland (15 October)
Superbike Championships - Brands Hatch (18 - 20 October)
QIPCO British Champions Day (19 October)
BUPA Great Birmingham Run (20 October)
National Student Raceday (26 October)
BUPA Great South Run (26-27 October)
Halloween (31 October)


November

Rugby League World Cup (26 September - 30 November)
Tar Barrels (5 November)
Bonfire Night (5 November)
Manchester Christmas lights (8 November)
London Christmas Lights - Regent Street (9 November)
Remembrance Sunday (10 November)
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Premiere (11 November)
London Christmas Lights - Oxford Street (12 November)
Glasgow Christmas lights switch on (14 November)
Cardiff Christmas lights (14 November)
Plymouth Christmas lights (14 November)
Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas market (14 November - 23 December)
Cardiff Christmas market (14 November - 22 December)
Belfast Christmas lights switch on (16 November)
Exeter Christmas lights switch on (21 November)
Edinburgh Christmas lights switch on (24 November)
Freeze Festival (27 November - 1 December)
Bath Christmas market (28 November - 15 December)
St. Andrew's Day (30 November)


December

Trafalgar Square tree lighting ceremony (5 December)
The Great Christmas Pudding Race (7 December)
Geminid Meteor Shower (13-14 December)
Christmas Day (25 December)
New Year's Eve (31 December)
Edinburgh's Hogmanay Celebrations (31 December)


Last updated: 7 January 2014