What's on in March

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Easter is early this year and there are loads of fairs and other events going on around the UK. The Sunny-D team has put together a list.

Remember to pack some refreshing bottles of Sunny-D for your family day out!

StAnza International Poetry Festival 2016, St Andrews

Come along and hear your favourite poets, discover new voices and enjoy the beautiful town of St Andrews. (Tickets required for some events.)

Where: St Andrews, Scotland
When: 2nd – 6th March
More info: stanzapoetry.org

Crufts Dog Show, Birmingham

The greatest dog show on earth! More than 20,000 dogs compete every year for the coveted 'Best Dog in Show' prize. (Tickets required.)

Where: The NEC, Birmingham
When: 10th – 13th March
More info: www.crufts.org.uk

National Hunt Festival, Cheltenham

Visit this iconic racecourse for the first race of the season. The final day, March 18th, is the famous Cheltenham Gold Cup. (Tickets required.)

Where: Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham
When: 15th – 18th March
More info: cheltenham.thejockeyclub.co.uk

Easter Fair, Southampton

This annual fair features many exciting rides, and the traditional Bank Holiday Monday market.

Where: Southampton Common, Southampton
When: 24th March – 3rd April
More info: www.discoversouthampton.co.uk 

Outdoor theatre, "The Passion of Jesus", London

Wintershall Players return with their open-air re-enactment of 'The Passion of Jesus' on Good Friday, featuring donkeys, horses and a cast of over 100 from in and around London.

Where: Trafalgar Square, London
When: March 25th (Good Friday), 12pm
More info: www.wintershall-estate.com

Broadstairs Food Festival, Kent

All kinds of food and drink, plus other events like an Easter Bonnet competition.

Where: Various locations, Broadstairs, Kent
When: 26th – 28th March
More info: www.broadstairsfoodfestival.org.uk

Oxford Cambridge Boat Race, London

This tough boating race has been going for 150 years. The race itself only lasts about 20 minutes but it's a fun day out for spectators who line the river banks (and pile into the pubs).

Where: From Putney to Mortlake on the River Thames in London.
When: 27th March
More info: theboatraces.org

Lee Valley Country Fair, Essex

A fun packed country show for Easter weekend.

Where: River Lee Country Park, Waltham Abbey, Essex
When: 27th – 28th March
More info: www.visitleevalley.org.uk