From must-sees to must-buys, here’s our list of everything you need to do, wear and see this April…

 
  

Easter Weekend

Keep the whole family entertained this Easter holiday and enjoy a weekend of egg hunts, family trails and eggstra special activities. Including a self-guided trail at ZSL London Zoo, a Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt at Hampton Court Palace and an Adventure Quest at Kenwood House, there are tonnes of brilliant events to celebrate the first bank holiday of the year. Be sure to give your loved ones an egg-cellent present in time for the event and explore our range of Easter eggs.

Starting Friday 14

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Oxford v Cambridge Boat Race

One of the oldest and most renowned sporting events in the world, April marks the month of this year’s Oxford and Cambridge boat race – the 163rd, in fact. Whether watching riverside or at home on your TV, spur on either Cambridge or Oxford in the oar-some race among academic titans that’s as quintessentially British as a good cup of tea.

2 April

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

London Coffee Festival

Celebrate the nation’s favourite morning brew at the UK’s largest coffee and artisan food event, the London Coffee Festival. Feast your eyes (and taste buds) amongst gourmet coffee, speciality tea, demonstrations from world-class baristas, live music and an exciting lab programme to educate any coffee lover. Located at the Old Truman’s Brewery, explore the best beans in town and embark on an all-senses-aboard journey whilst tasting globally signature drinks. Inspired? Explore our fantastic range of coffee machines to make the perfect at-home brew.

6-9 April
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

London Marathon

Whether you’re a long-distance professional, marathon first-timer or spurring on friends alongside, this month marks the annual London marathon. Join thousands of runners and spectators as each year more than 38,000 people run the 26 mile course through the streets of London. Keep an eye out for the varied fancy dresses, or create your own fun outfit ensemble for that extra bit of motivation. Prepare to take part and get kitted out in the latest sportswear pieces.

23 Apil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

Moomin Adventures at Kew Gardens

Take part in family friendly crafts and activities this month as Kew’s Natural Area has become transformed into a magical Moomin Festival Camp for Easter. Get your little ones excited with a Moomin meet and greet, face painting, make your own plant pot and many more exciting activities. Get prepared for this botanical Easter adventure with all the half-term heroes your kids need and discover our new in kidswear.

 

 

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