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Event Calendar - April

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Friday, April 1
April Fools Day

April Fool’s Day

April Fool's Day has been celebrated for so long, that no one is sure where the tradition of playing practical jokes on the 1st of April came from!
Saturday, April 2
International Children's Book Day

International Children’s Book Day

International Children’s Book Day is held around the 2nd of April every year.
Thursday, April 7
World Health Day

World Health Day

World Health Day is celebrated annually on the 7th of April.
Thursday, April 14
Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday falls on the Thursday of Holy Week.
Friday, April 15
Anniversary of the Sinking of the Titanic

Sinking of the Titanic

The Titanic was believed to be unsinkable, until she struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage, and sank.
Friday, April 15
Good Friday

Good Friday

Good Friday is marked on the Friday of Holy Week. It is the day that Jesus was crucified.
Friday, April 15
Leonardo da Vinci's Birthday

Leonardo da Vinci’s Birthday

Leonardo da Vinci is considered by many people to be one of the greatest artists who ever lived. His birthday was 15th April.
Sunday, April 17
Easter

Easter

Easter is the most important festival in the Christian calendar, celebrating the resurrection of Christ.
Thursday, April 21
Queen Elizabeth's Birthday

Queen Elizabeth’s Birthday

Queen Elizabeth II was born on the 21st of April 1926, in her grandparents' house in Mayfair, London.
Friday, April 22
Earth Day

Earth Day

Earth Day is when people celebrate our planet and talk about ways to protect the environment and tackle climate change.
Saturday, April 23
Shakespeare's Birthday

Shakespeare’s Birthday

William Shakespeare, also known as the Bard of Avon, was probably the most famous English writer and playwright of all time.
Saturday, April 23
World Penguin Day

World Penguin Day

World Penguin Day is an annual event that aims to help people learn more about penguins, and the threats that they face.
Saturday, April 23
St. George's Day

St. George’s Day

The feast day of St. George, the patron saint of England, is celebrated on the 23rd April.
Friday, April 29
International Dance Day

International Dance Day

International Dance Day is celebrated annually on the 29th of April.

We have taken care to ensure that all information on the calendar was correct at the time of publication. However, please double-check this before planning events and activities with your children in case events have been moved or cancelled.

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