HARROGATE FLOWER SHOW
25th- 28th April 2019
Get your flower fix down at the Harrogate Flower Show, where top nurseries and landscape designers from around the country come together to show off their horticultural prowess. As well as the large-scale garden displays and floral arrangements, little gardeners can join in the fun with planting and potting activities. More foodie than green fingered? Local chefs will be putting on cooking demonstrations using local produce.
THE CANCER RESEARCH UK OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE BOAT RACE
7th April 2019
Maybe we’re a little biased, but we can’t think of many better ways to spend a Sunday than watching the rowing. The annual Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race is a tough one to beat, as crews from both universities will be rowing their hardest along the 4.2-mile course between Putney and Mortlake to take home the prize. Pick a side, warm up those vocal chords and get ready to cheer from the bank of the Thames. Ready, set, row.
THE GRAND NATIONAL
4th – 6thApril 2019
As one of April’s biggest events, The Grand National has something for everyone. Place your bets, don your finest attire for Ladies Day and take in the buzz of the build up before the main event. Saturday sees the famous Steeplechase, where 40 horses and jockeys battle it out for the trophy. With a 154,000 strong crowd, this is an iconic event not to be missed.
RICK STEIN’S CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP WITH YELLOW BEAN SAUCE
Fight spring colds and chilly days with a warming bowl of Rick Stein’s Chicken Noodle Soup, from his new book The Road to Mexico. Packed full of fresh greens with a vibrant spicy sauce, this is a nutritious and filling soup you’ll be whipping up in no time. Take it into the office and inspire some serious lunch envy.