New years Day - 1st January (Public Bank Holiday first Monday in the month)
London - International Boat Show - 12th to 20th January
Scotland - Burns Night - celebrating the birth of Robert Burns - 25 January
Newark - Antiques Fair
London - Chinatown - Chinese New Year Year of the Water Snake - February 10th
York - Jorvik Viking Festival
Shrove Tuesday - Pan Cake Day - 21st February
St Ives - St Columb - Cornish Hurling - Shrove Tuesday (21st) and 3rd March.
Wales - St Davids's Day - 1st March
Bath - Literature Festival
Birmingham NEC - Crufts Dog Show
York - Spooksfest
Oundle - Festival of Literature
St Patrick's Day - 17th March
London Earls Court - Ideal Home Exhibition
London - Spring Country Living Fair
London - Oxford/Cambridge Boat Race
London - Maunday Thursday
Easter - Good Friday
Liverpool - The Grand National
Cardiff - RHS Flower Show - 19th to 21st April, 2013
London - London Marathon - 21st April, 2013
St George's Day - 23rd April
Oxford - May Morning - 1st May.
Spalding - Flower Parade - 4th May, 2013
May Day (Public Bank Holiday) - 6th May, 2013
Rochester - Sweeps Festival - first weekend in May
Hastings - Jack-in-the-Green - first week in May
Hatfield - Living Craft Fair
Helston - Furry Dancing Festival
Brighton - Fringe -
Malvern - Spring Gardening Show
Windsor - Royal Tattoo -
Well Dressing Festivals - Ascension Day, various venues across Britain.
Isle of Wight - Walking Festival
London - RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Lewes (East Sussex) - Glyndebourne Festival
Scotland (Carmunnock) - International Highland Games
Late Spring Bank Holiday - Last Monday in May.
Bath - Royal Bath & West Show
Wales - Beaumaris Festival
Falmouth - River Fal Festival
London - Royal Academy Summer Exhibitions
Bath International Festival - various venues
London, Whitehall - Trooping of the Colour - Saturday closest to 10th June.
Somerset - Glastonbury Music Festival
Sudbury (Suffolk) Tudor Kentwell 1556 Opening Day
Malvern - Three Counties Show
Sussex - Litlington Flower Festival
Suffolk - Adleburgh Festival
Scotland - Royal Highland Show
Glasgow - International Jazz Festival - various venues around Glasgow
Birmingham NEC - BBC Gardeners' World Live
Isle of Wight - Music Festival -
Wales - Hay Festival (Brecon Beacons National Park)
Spring Bank Holiday - 27th May 2013
Wales - International Eisteddfod - Llangollen, North Wales.
London - Hampton Court Palace Flower Show
Wiltshire - Summer Music Festival - Stourhead
Henley-on-Thames - Henley Royal Regatta -
Bristol Harbour Festival
Cambridge Folk Festival - last weekend in July - book tickets early as always a sell out.
Wales - Royal Welsh Show - Builth Wells.
Devon - International Festival of Folk Arts - Sidmouth.
Cheshire - RHS Flower Show Tatton Park -
Suffolk - Orford, Jazz at The Pavilion
Yorkshire - Ryedale Festival
Yorkshire - Harrogate (International) Festival
Warwickshire - The Pet Show - 20th & 21st July 2013 at Stoneleigh Park
Devon - Tiverton Balloon and Music Festival - 12th to 14th July 2013.
Taunton Flower Show - Vivary Park, Taunton.
Falmouth - Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week
Wales - Royal National Eisteddfod - Various locations in Wales.
Leeds Flower, Vegetable and Craft Show
Edinburgh International Festival & Fringe
Wales - Brecon jazz
Liverpool - Beatles Festival
London - Notting Hill Carnival - last weekend in August.
Herefordshire - Weobley Art Exhibition
Glynde Place (East Sussex) - The Glynde Epic
Summer Bank Holiday - 26th August 2013.
Worcestershire - Upton Music Festival - 23rd to 25th August, 2013.
Blackpool Illuminations - Sept to Oct, Blackpool seafront.
Scotland - Royal Highland Gathering - Braemar.
International Sheepdog Trials - Venue changes every year.
Stamford - Burghley Horse Trials 5th to 8th September, 2013
Yorkshire - Great Autumn Flower Show Harrogate - third weekend in September
London - Wembley Horse of the Year Show - last weekend in September
Essex - Colchester Oyster Festival
Three Counties - Malvern Autumn Show
Cornwall - World Belly Boarding Championship (WBBC), Chapel Porth Beach
Kent - Royal Tunbridge Wells International Music Festival - Sept, Oct, Nov
Cornwall - Falmouth Oyster Festival
Harvest Festivals - various times of the month, all over Britain.
Nottingham Goose Fair
Isle of Wight - Autumn Walking Weekend
Kent - Canterbury Festival
Birmingham NEC - Caravan & Motorhome Show Hallowe'en - 31 October, all over Britain.
All Saints Day - 1 November, all over Britain.
London - State Opening of Parliament - start of the new parliamentary session.
London - Lord Mayor's Procession and Show - (second Sat).
Remembrance Day - (second Sun) at the Cenotaph, Whitehall, London, and all over Britain.
London - RAC London to Brighton Veteran Car Rally - London to Brighton.
Guy Fawkes Night - 5 Nov, all over Britain.
London Film Festival - (first two weeks), various venues.
Christmas Markets - Traditional festive markets held in many major cities and historical towns.
Christmas Day - 25th December.
Boxing Day - 26th December.