Please note: We have mainly written about England, as that is the country within the UK where our students live. We would be very happy for schools and visitors to send us information we can add to our website on Wales and Scotland.
The annual Six-Nations rugby Tournament, involving England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France and Italy, starts of the year in January.
For horse-racing fans there is the Cheltham Gold Cup in March, the Grand National at Aintree near Liverpool, and the Derby at Epsom in June.
The Oxford-Cambridge University Boat Race takes place on the Thames in the spring. See our calendar
This is followed by the FA (football Association) Cup Final in May,
The Wimbledon tennis championships at the end of June and the five-day-long cricket Test matches throughout the summer.
In July there is the British motor-racing Grand Prix at Silverstone circuit in Northamptonshire and the British Open golf championship.
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