Definitive Calendar 2024

JANUARY

14 – 28 Tennis, Australian Open, Melbourne
25 Burns Night

FEBRUARY

2 Rugby Union, France v Ireland, Marseille
3 Rugby Union, Italy v England, Rome
3 Rugby Union, Wales v Scotland, Cardiff
10 Rugby Union, Scotland v France, Murrayfield
10 Rugby Union, England v Wales, Twickenham
11 Rugby Union, Ireland v Italy, Dublin
11 American Football, Super Bowl, Nevada, USA
14 St. Valentine’s Day
17 Boxing, Tyson Fury v Ole Usyk, Riyadh
24 Rugby Union, Ireland v Wales, Dublin
24 Rugby Union, Scotland v England, Murrayfield
25 Rugby Union, France v Italy, Lille
25 Football, Carabao Cup Final, Wembley

MARCH

1 St. David’s Day
3 Motor Racing, Bahrain Grand Prix, Sakhir
9 Rugby Union, Italy v Scotland, Rome
9 Rugby Union, England v Ireland, Twickenham
10 Rugby Union, Wales v France, Cardiff
12 – 15 Racing, Cheltenham National Hunt Festival
14 – 17 Golf, Players’ Champs. Sawgrass, Florida
16 Rugby Union, Wales v Italy, Cardiff
16 Rugby Union, Ireland v Scotland, Dublin
16 Rugby Union, France v England, Lyon
17 St. Patrick’s Day
24 Motor Racing, Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne
29 GOOD FRIDAY
30 Rowing, Oxford v Cambridge Boat Races, Putney
31 EASTER SUNDAY
31 British Summer Time begins

APRIL

1 EASTER MONDAY
11 – 14 Golf, The Masters, Augusta National, USA
11 – 14 Golf, Halford Hewitt Centenary Tournament, Deal & Sandwich
13 Racing, Grand National Day, Aintree, Liverpool
18 – 21 Golf, Chevron Women’s Champs. The Woodlands, Texas, USA
20 Racing, Scottish Grand National, Ayr
21 London Marathon
21 Motor Racing, China Grand Prix
21 – 24 Racing, Scottish Grand National Meeting, Ayr
23 – 27 Rugby Union, Women’s Six Nations
23 St. George’s Day
27 Racing, Sandown Gold Cup, Sandown
30 Racing, Punchestown Festival, Punchestown (until 5th May)

MAY

3- 5 Racing, Guineas Meeting, Newmarket
5 Motor Racing, Miami Grand Prix, Miami, USA
6 MAY BANK HOLIDAY
12 Football, Adobe Women’s FA Cup Final, Wembley
16 Glyndebourne Festival Opera Season (until 25th Aug.)
16 – 19 Golf, US PGA Champs. Valhalla, USA
17 – 19 Racing, The Dante Festival, York
19 Motor Racing, Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, Imola
19 Football, Premier League Final Day
21 -25 RHS Chelsea Flower Show, The Royal Hospital, Chelsea
22 Football, Europa League Cup Final, Dublin
22 Cricket, England v Pakistan T20, Leeds
24 Rugby Union, European Challenge Cup Final
25 Rugby Union, European Champions Cup Final
25 Cricket, England v Pakistan T20, Birmingham
25 Football, FA Cup Final, Wembley
26 Motor Racing, Monaco Grand Prix, Monte Carlo
26 Tennis, French Open, Roland Garros, Paris (until 9th June)
28 Cricket, England v Pakistan T20, Cardiff
29 Football, Europa Conference League Final
29 Garsington Opera Season, Wormsley, Bucks. (until 31st July)
30 Golf, US Women’s Open, Lancaster GC, USA (until 2nd June)
30 Cricket, England v Pakistan T20, The Oval
31 Racing, Oaks and Derby Festival, Epsom (until 1st June)

JUNE

1 Football, Champions’ League Cup Final, Wembley
1 Rugby Union, Premiership Final, Twickenham
6 Grange Park Opera Season, West Horsley (until 14th July)
7 – 9 Polo, Polo in the Park, Hurlingham Park, London
8 Fete Champetre, The Hurlingham Club, London
9 Motor Racing, Canada Grand Prix
13 – 16 Golf, US Open, Pinehurst, N. Carolina, USA
15 Trooping the Colour, Horse Guards Parade
16 Father’s Day
17 – 23 Tennis, The Queen’s Club Champs. London
18 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London (until 18th Aug.)
18 – 22 Racing, The Royal Meeting, Ascot
20 – 23 Golf, Women’s PGA Champs. Sammamish GC, USA
23 Motor Racing, Spanish Grand Prix, Barcelona
24 Midsummer’s Day
26 – 28 Golf, The Cyril Gray, Worplesdon GC.
26 – 30 Glastonbury Festival, Worthy Farm, Somerset
30 Motor Racing, Austria Grand Prix, Spielberg

JULY

1 – 14 Tennis, The Championships, Wimbledon
2 – 7 Rowing, Henley Royal Regatta
7 Motor Racing, British Grand Prix, Silverstone
10 – 14 Cricket, England v W. Indies 1st Test, Lord’s
11 – 13 Racing, The July Festival, Newmarket
11 – 14 Golf, Evian Women’s Champs. Evian-les-Bains
11 – 14 Golf, Scottish Open, Renaissance Club, North Berwick
11 – 14 Motor Racing, Goodwood Festival of Speed, W. Sussex
18 – 21 Golf, 152nd Open, Royal Troon, Ayrshire, Scotland
18 – 22 Cricket, England v W. Indies 2nd Test, Trent Bridge
21 Motor Racing, Hungarian Grand Prix, Hungaroring
26 THE OLYMPICS, PARIS (until 11th Aug.)
26 – 30 Cricket, England v W. Indies, 3rd Test, Birmingham
27 Yachting, Cowes Week, Isle of Wight (until 2nd Aug.)
28 Motor Racing, Belgian Grand Prix, Spa Francorchamps
28 – 29 Racing, King George Weekend, Ascot
30 Racing, 'Glorious Goodwood' Festival, W. Sussex (until 3rd Aug.)

AUGUST

1 – 4 Wilderness Music Festival, Cornbury Park, Oxon.
4- 28 Edinburgh Int./Fringe Festival/Military Tattoo
12 ‘The Glorious Twelfth’
17 Football, Premier League Opening Day
21 – 25 Cricket, England v Sri Lanka 1st Test, Manchester
22 – 25 Golf, AIG Women’s Open, St. Andrew’s
23 – 26 Racing, Yorkshire Ebor Festival, Yor
25 Motor Racing, Dutch Grand Prix, Zandvoort
26 Tennis, US Open, Flushing Meadows, New York (until 8th Sept.)
26 SUMMER BANK HOLIDAY
29 Cricket, England v Sri Lanka 2nd Test, Lord’s (until 2nd Sept.)

SEPTEMBER

1 Motor Racing, Italian Grand Prix, Monza
6 – 8 Motor Racing, Goodwood Revival Meeting
6– 10 Cricket, England v Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, The Oval
14 Last Night of the Proms
11 Cricket, England v Australia T20, Southampton
13 Racing, St. Leger Meeting, Doncaster
13 Cricket, England v Australia T20, Cardiff
13 – 15 Golf, Women’s Solheim Cup, R. Trent Jones GC, Virginia, USA
17 – 22 Golf, PGA Champs. Wentworth
15 Cricket, England v Australia T20, Manchester
15 Motor Racing, Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Baku
15 Cricket, Hurlingham CC v Cornflowers CC, The Hurlingham Club
19 Cricket, England v Australia One Day Int. Nottingham
21 Cricket, England v Australia One Day Int. Leeds
22 Motor Racing, Singapore Grand Prix, Marina Bay
24 Cricket, England v Australia One Day Int. Chester-le-Street
27 Cricket, England v Australia, One Day Int. Lord’s
27 – 29 Golf, The Grafton Morrish, Brancaster and Huntstanton
28 – 30 Racing, Cambridgeshire Meeting, Newmarket
29 Cricket, England v Australia One Day Int. Bristol

OCTOBER

1 Pheasant shooting season starts
5 – 6 Racing, Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe Meeting, Longchamps, Paris
20 Motor Racing, US Grand Prix, Austin, Texas, USA
21 Racing, British Champs. Day, Ascot
27 Motor Racing, Mexican Grand Prix, Mexico City
27 British Summer Time ends (clocks back)
31 Halloween

NOVEMBER

3 Motor Racing, Brazil Grand Prix, Interlagos
5 Guy Fawkes Day
5 Racing, Melbourne Cup, Australia
9 The Lord Mayor’s Show, The City of London
10 Remembrance Sunday
14 – 17 Golf, World Tour Champs. Jumeirah Estates, Dubai
17 – 19 Racing, The November Meeting, Cheltenham
23 Motor Racing, Las Vegas Street Circuit, Las Vegas
30 St. Andrew's Day

DECEMBER

1 Motor Racing, Qatar Grand Prix
1 – 2 Racing, Winter Carnival, Newbury
8 Motor Racing, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
8 – 9 Racing, Tingle Creek Festival, Sandown
22 Winter Solstice – Shortest Day
24 CHRISTMAS EVE
25 CHRISTMAS DAY
26 BOXING DAY
26 – 27 Racing, Xmas Festival and King George VI Chase, Kempton
27 Racing, Welsh Grand National, Chepstow
31 NEW YEAR’S EVE / HOGMANAY