Events calendar 2014

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


January

New Year's Day Parade (1 January)
Quadrantid Meteor Shower (3-4 January)
Burns Night (25 January)


February

RBS 6 Nations (1 February - 16 March)
Chinese New Year 2015 (2 February)
The Outdoors Show (13-16 February)
Valentine's Day (14 February)
National Trust - half term events (15-23 February)


March

St. David's Day (1 March)
Cheltenham Festival (11-14 March)
St. Patrick's Day (17 March)
Sport Relief (21-23 March)


April

Grand National (5 April)
The Boat Race (6 April)
London Marathon (13 April)
Easter (18 April - 21 April)
St. George's Day (23 April)
Exeter Festival of South West Food and Drink (25-27 April)
BUPA Great Edinburgh Run (27 April)



May

Giro d'Italia (9-11 May)
Ten Tors (10-11 May)
Moonwalk (10 May)
North West 200 (10-17 May)
Royal Windsor Horse Show (14-18 May)
FA Cup Final (17 May)
Northern Ireland (20-23 May)
RHS Chelsea Flower Show (20-24 May)
Devon County Show (22-24 May)
Radio 1's Big Weekend (23-25 May)
Wales (24-30 May)
Edinburgh Marathon (25 May)


June

Royal Cornwall Show (5-7 June)
Investec Derby Festival (6-7 June)
Isle of Wight Festival (12-15 June)
World Cup 2014 (12 June - 13 July)
Download Festival (13-15 June)
Royal Three Counties Show (13-15 June)
Scotland (14 June - 22 July)
Royal Ascot (17-21 June)
Somerset Rocks (18 June)
Royal Highland Show (19-22 June)
Weston Air Festival (21-22 June)
Wimbledon (23 June - 6 July)
Royal Norfolk Show (25-26 June)
Glastonbury Festival (25 - 29 June)
London Pride (28 June)


July

Henley Royal Regatta (2-6 July)
Sonisphere (4-6 July)
Silverstone (4-6 July)
GWCT Scottish Game Fair (4-6 July)
Tour de France (5-7 July)
Great Yorkshire Show (8-10 July)
Hampton Court Flower Show (8-13 July)
The Royal International Air Tattoo (11-13 July)
T in the Park (11-13 July)
Tiverton Balloon Festival (11-13 July)
Open Golf Championship (13-20 July)
Latitude (17-20 July)
Lovebox Festival (18-19 July)
Commonwealth Games 2014 (23 July - 3 August)
Glorious Goodwood (29 July - 2 August)
Camp Bestival (31 July - 3 August)
Cambridge Folk Festival (31 July - 3 August)


August

Edinburgh Fringe (1-25 August)
National Eisteddfod (1-9 August)
London Triathlon (2-3 August)
Cowes Week (2-9 August)
Boardmasters festival (6-10 August)
Balloon Fiesta (7-10 August)
The FA Community Shield (10 August)
British Firework Championships (12-13 August)
The Perseid meteor shower (12 - 13 August)
Green Man Festival (14-17 August)
V Festival - Hylands Park (16-17 August)
V Festival - Weston Park (16-17 August)
Leeds Festival (22 - 24 August)
Reading Festival (22 - 24 August)
Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On (29 - 31 August)


September

Bestival (4-7 September)
Superbike Championships - Donington (5-7 September)
BUPA Great North Run (7 September)
Tour of Britain (7 - 14 September)
Harrogate Flower Show (12 - 14 September)
Goodwood Revival (12 - 14 September)
Southampton Boat Show (12 - 21 September)
Proms in the Park (13 September)
The 2014 Dartmoor Challenge (13 - 14 September)
Ryder Cup (26 - 28 September)
Bupa Great Yorkshire Run (28 September)


October

Superbike Championships - Silverstone (3-5 October)
Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon (5 October)
Superbike Championships - Brands Hatch (17-19 October)
QIPCO British Champions Day (18 October)
British Rowing Senior Championships (18 - 19 October)
BUPA Great Birmingham Run (19 October)
Great West Run (19 October)
BUPA Great South Run (26 October)
Halloween (31 October)


November

Bonfire Night (5 November)
Tar barrels (5 November)
London Christmas Lights - Oxford Street (6 November)
Manchester Christmas lights (7 November)
Remembrance Sunday (9 November)
Cardiff Christmas lights (13 November)
Plymouth Christmas lights (13 November)
Belfast Christmas lights switch on (15 November)
Glasgow Christmas lights switch on (16 November)
London Christmas Lights - Regent Street (16 November)
Newcastle Christmas lights switch on (20 November)
Exeter Christmas lights switch on (20 November)
Edinburgh Christmas lights switch on (23 November)
St. Andrew's Day (30 November)


December

Cardiff Christmas market
Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas market
Bath Christmas market
Trafalgar Square tree lighting ceremony (4 December)
The Great Christmas Pudding Race (6 December)
Geminid Meteor Shower (13-14 December)
New Years Eve (31 December)
Edinburgh's Hogmanay celebrations  (31 December)


Last updated: 12 December 2014