Well, the first quarter of the year has flown by and we're fully into the swing of Spring.
School Easter Holidays are fast approaching, so here's a round-up of dates to remember in April, and things that will get you out and about in London and across the UK.
Let Lady PA help to plan your day trips, and book restaurants, events, and activities - get in touch.
Dates to Remember
World Autism Day 2 April
Autism Awareness Week started at the beginning of this week on 27 March, culminating in World Autism Day on 2 April - find out more about how you can get involved on the National Autistic Society website.
*Also, take a look at our blog on Sunday 2 April, to read how my incredible Business Strategic Partner, Dominique, considers her autism to be her super power.*
World Health Day 7 April
World Health Day is celebrated every year on 7 April, as the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organisation (WHO). This year, it's their 75th anniversary and they are celebrating Health For All. Perhaps organise a World Health Day event, use WHO campaign lead images to place on your social media platforms, and engage in healthy activities and hobbies. Some ideas from WHO are here.
Easter 7 - 10 April (Good Friday to Easter Monday)
What are your plans for Easter this year? Are you going away over the break? Do you have a big family celebration? Whatever you're doing, I hope you get some quality time with loved ones away from work phones and screens.
Eid Al Fitr 21 April
Marking the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Eid al Fitr is Allah's reward for believers who fasted, and is expected to land on 21 April this year. Celebrated in style, expect big family gatherings with lots of food and gifts.
"Eid Mubarak" to our Lady PA Islamic friends and family. ❤️
Easter Holiday hits with your kids
Easter Egg Hunts @ National Trust and English Heritage properties 1-16 April
Both The National Trust and English Heritage are getting children involved this Easter with Easter Egg hunts at some of their properties across the UK? To secure your place, book tickets in advance! National Trust | English Heritage
Superworm, @ Kew Gardens 1-17 April
"Superworm is super long, Superworm is super strong". A much loved favourite by Julia Donaldson is brought to life at Kew Gardens this Easter. There are interactive trails to explore and navigate, while also helping children to understand the importance that insects, including "Uncle Ants and Earwig Aunts", play in the ecosystem. More information here.
Easter Egg Hunt @ Kidzania, Westfield 2-18 April, 10am-7pm
Along with the incredible experiences kids enjoy of taking on roles of various jobs, Kidzania has created an Easter Egg Trail where you can earn extra kidZos for finding the hidden objects.
The Masters, Augusta. 6-9 April
It's that time of the year again for the most celebrated Golf tournament - The Masters. Held in Augusta, the time difference (BST -6hrs) can mean a late night for fans who want to watch until the end. Last year, Scottie Scheffler (USA) earned his first Masters Victory, with Rory McIlroy coming 3 points short in second. Can one of the Brits win this year?
World Snooker Championships, The Crucible, Sheffield. 15 April - 1 May
There's still an opportunity to buy tickets for all rounds of the Snooker this year (except the Final) at this iconic venue. Ronnie O'Sullivan is once again the bookies favourite, and if he wins, it'll be his 8th world championship title.
The Grand National, Aintree, Liverpool 15 April
First run in 1839, the Grand National is arguably the biggest horse racing event in the calendar. There are still tickets and hospitality packages available so if you have a cocktail dress and hat, or a suit that needs airing, why not take a trip to the races.
London Marathon 23 April
Over the last couple of years, the London Marathon has been held in October, but this year, it's back again in April. Let's hope the April showers hold off for the brave runners.
Hands up who knows someone in the Marathon this year! Track them using the dedicated app.