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Mar 29th | Oxford x Cambridge Boat Race

Mar 29th | Oxford x Cambridge Boat Race

CANCELLED - It was expected a 300,000-person crowd along the Thames on 29th March to watch the famous annual boat race between Oxford and Cambridge rowing teams.  As a result of the current situation with COVID-19, The Boat Race on 29th March 2020 has been cancelled.  The Boat Race is a side-by-side rowing competition between the University of Oxford (the Dark Blues) and the University of Cambridge (the Light Blues). First held in 1829, the race takes place on the 4.2-mile (6.8 km) Championship Course, between Putney and Mortlake on the River Thames in south-west London. The rivalry is a major point...

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Mar 17th | St Patrick’s Day

Join in the Irish camaraderie as St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated around the world. It’s now become a religious day, a cultural celebration and an excuse for a good party. With street parades, face paint, and Irish pub feasts an option, join in with a more stylish approachEstablished in the 17th century, the holiday recognises Saint Patrick as the patron saint of Ireland and celebrates the arrival of Christianity however the National day for Ireland has grown from a religious holiday into a international celebration of the Irish culture.  

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Apr 12th | Easter Sunday

Apr 12th | Easter Sunday

Easter is a widely celebrated holiday in the Western World, and as such, has its traditions and customs throughout the UK. Children enjoy receiving candy from the Easter Bunny, dyeing hard-boiled eggs, and participating in egg hunts.

Fortnum & Mason has the perfect Easter treats and Easter Eggs to make your day special.

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Apr 23rd | St. George’s Day

Apr 23rd | St. George’s Day

The day of patron Saint George was once a highly celebrated holiday in England with feasting and celebrations on par with those of Christmas. With origins all the way back to the 3rd century, St.George is modernly identified with the English ideals of charity, chivalry, and courage (something we all wish for in a man!). A traditional custom in England on this day is to wear a red rose (the national flower) on one’s lapel. Pubs in England can also be seen proudly flying the St. George’s cross flag on this day. So grab a pint and toast to the Queen...

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May 19th - 23rd | Chelsea Flower Show

May 19th - 23rd | Chelsea Flower Show

The Chelsea Flower Show is the world’s most famous horticultural show. Held over four days, it is a celebration of all things floral and beyond where you have the opportunity to view amazing show gardens and be inspired by the ideas of the world’s best landscape artists. The Chelsea Flower Show has been held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London every year since 1913, apart from gaps during the two World Wars. Once Britain's largest flower show (it has now been overtaken by RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show), it is still the most prestigious. Bold faced list...

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