April in London
sometimes falls in April (sometimes in ). Many London will have and activities taking place, including Easter egg hunts. will often have special Easter packages and . Most shops do not open on Easter Sunday and there may be reduced public transport during the Easter weekend.
The second of two major spring events on the river Thames happens this month. Following the is which pits the country's most prestigious universities against each other in a thrilling 8.6 km rowing race. The event is free to watch.
One of London's biggest sporting events, the , takes place this month. The route takes runners all over London, including past some of . You can cheer the runners on from the sidelines and enjoy the party atmosphere.
Although the Queen celebrates her official birthday in June, her actual birthday is 21 April and you may hear gun salutes being fired in central London to mark the occasion.