Grab your calendars, April is going to be an action packed month.
With longer days and a lovely long bank holiday weekend, what's not to love about April? When it comes to activities, we've got a whole host of events you could attend if you're stuck for ideas on how to use your time off! Many of these events are free too, does it get any better?
The Boat Race is an annual contest between the Oxford and Cambridge universities. The Race takes place close every year on the River Thames in West London between Putney and Mortlake.
Price: From £16.60 for adults | From £4.50 for children
Ahoy there! The majestic Tall Ships will be back in London for beautiful cruises and deck parties on the river Thames once again this April. Greenwich is the start port of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta to Quebec, Canada.
Join in the fun, there are various tickets available for groups and individuals.
Price: From £64.90 for an adult tour package
On Good Friday 20,000 people gather to watch the Easter story in Trafalgar Square. This is an electric and moving portrayal of the final days of Jesus and it has rave reviews.
Did you know The Queen celebrates two birthdays each year? Her actual birthday is on 21st April and her official birthday (usually) is marked on the second Saturday in June.
The Queen usually spends her actual birthday privately, but the occasion is marked publicly by gun salutes at midday. There are gun salutes in Hyde Park, Windsor Great Park and the Tower of London.
Join in the fun at Trafalgar Square as people join to celebrate St George’s Day with a feast of English food, live music and free fun for everyone. There’ll be cookery demonstrations from celebrity chefs, stalls selling mouth-watering treats, a beautiful banqueting area and a host of indoor and outdoor family games.
Whether you’re taking part or cheering from the side-lines, everything you need to know about travel, the course, or even places to avoid can be found on the official London Marathon website.
Price: Free to watch
Friday 17th March 2017