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Dates to remember

Dates to Remember 2015

Looking for something to do in the months ahead, maybe whilst away on your next UK Short Break?

Whether it is Literature, Food, Beer or even Arts, Great Little Breaks have put together a brief summary of some of the UK's most prestigious festivals and events taking place in 2015.

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1st - New Year's Day
25th - Burns Nights
27th - Holocaust Memorial Day


6th - RBS 6 Nations: Wales v England, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
13th - Ash Wednesday
14th - Valentine’s Day
14th - 18th - Showzam, Blackpool's annual festival of Circus and magic
14th – 22nd - JORVIK Viking Festival, York
17th- Pancake Day
19th- Chinese new year
20th-24th- London Fashion Week
27th - 8th - Bath Literature Festival


1st - St David's Day
5th - 8th - Crufts, NEC Birmingham
10th -13th - Cheltenham Festival Races
14th- 22nd – English Tourism Week
15th – Mothering Sunday
17th - St Patrick's Day
20th – 6th - Ideal Homes Show, Olympia London
21st - 29th - Oxford Literary Festival


1st - April Fool’s Day
3rd - Good Friday
5th - Easter Sunday
6th - Easter Monday
6th - University Boat Race
11th - Aintree, Grand National
17th – 19th - RHS Flower Show, Cardiff
18th- 19th - Bishop Auckland Food Festival, Durham
21st - Queen Elizabeth's Birthday
26th - London Marathon
25th-3rd - Stratford-upon-Avon Literary Festival
23rd - St Georges Day


2nd - 24th - Brighton Festival
2nd & 4th - The Brixham Pirate Festival
4th - May Day Bank Holiday
7th - 10th - RHS Malvern Spring Gardening Show
19th – 23rd - RHS Chelsea Flower Show
23rd – 24th – Birmingham Pride
22nd - 25th - The English Music Festival
25th - Spring Bank Holiday
29th – 31st - Rochester Dickens Festival


11th - 14th - BBC Gardeners' World Live, NEC Birmingham
13th - Trooping the Colour, London (Queen's Birthday Parade)
19th – 22nd - Taste of London, Regents Park
21st - Father's Day
29th - 12th – Wimbledon
30th - 5th - RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

1st - 5th -
Henley Royal Regatta, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire
4th- 5th - Stratford River Festival
16th – 19th - Latitude Festival
22nd - 26th - RHS Flower Show Tatton Park
30th – 2nd - Cambridge Folk Festival
30th – 2nd - Camp Bestival, Dorset


1st – 2nd – Brighton Pride
6th - 9th - Bristol International Balloon Fiesta
15th - 16th - Portsmouth International Kite Festival
28th - 31st - Bournemouth Air Festival
28th – 31st - Manchester Pride
30th- 31st - The Nottinghill Carnival
31st - Newlyn Fish Festival


4th – 8th Nov - Blackpool Illuminations
13th - The BUPA Great North Run, Newcastle
11th - 13th - Ludlow Food Festival
11th – 19th - Agatha Christie Festival, Torquay Devon
26th - 27th - RHS Malvern Autumn Show


24th - 26th - North West Food Lovers Festival
31st - Halloween


5th - Bonfire Night
9th - Remembrance Sunday
8th - Lord Mayor's Show, London
13th – 22nd - London Jazz Festival


25th - Christmas Day
26th - Boxing Day
31st - New Year’s Eve

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