Ideas To Keep You Busy In April

7 April 2021

We have made it in to the second quarter of the year. How have you found this year so far? As much as I have enjoyed the restrictions being lifted with more to follow this month I really do hope we will still embrace the simpler days of walks in the park and exploring our local area. Here are a few things to keep us busy in April.

spring flowers

April Fools Day (1st)
Play a trick on your family and friends. Can you fool them?

Good Friday (2nd)
The first of two bank holidays this month and depending on your religion today is the day we remember Jesus dying on the cross. 

Boy holding an Easter egg

Easter Sunday (4th)
Easter is celebrated in so many ways. For Christians, Easter Sunday is the day we celebrate Jesus rising  from the dead. Amongst the younger generation Easter is a day when the Easter Bunny arrives to give out lots of chocolate eggs.

Grand National (10th) 
One of the biggest sporting events in the UK, the Grand National will take place behind closed doors this year after cancelling last year due to Covid-19.

The three day racing event will run from 8th-10th April with the main race taking place live at 5:15pm and available to watch on ITV.

boys sat on a bench overlooking a runway

National Siblings Day (10th) 
Whether you are young or old today is the day to reflect on the bond between siblings. You may not always get along with your sibling, they may not be with us anymore or maybe you are best friends. Today is a day to remember the bond you share. 

Roadmap Step 2 Begins (12th)
April 12th is a date that has been on our minds for sometime now. It's the day when non-essential retail, personal care venues, gyms and most outdoor attractions can open as part of the easing of restrictions in the UK. 

Anniversary Of The Titanic Sinking (15th)
If you are looking for something to watch tonight then maybe you could watch Titanic to mark the anniversary of the day it sank. 

The Falcon and The Winter Soldier Finale (23rd April)
For Marvel fans the 6 episode mini series The Falcon and The Winter Soldier finale will air on Disney+ on the 23rd April.

What are you looking forward to in April?


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  1. Thanks for sharing this as I almost missed remembering National Sibling Day as well as Titanic's anniversary.

  2. I hope April brings good weather and the ease of the lockdown so we can enjoy some outings.

  3. There are so many ideas to keep us all busy but can not wait for 23rd April, I am most excited.

  4. I’m loving April because of being off for 2 weeks! Like you, I really hope that with restrictions easing, we hold on to the simpler life a little x

  5. So excited for road map step 2, we’ve already booked in to have a nice family meal . Can not wait!!

  6. These are some wonderful dates in April! We really enjoyed easter this year and has to be our favourites :)

  7. I'm definitely excited for the falcon and the winter soldier every week when the episodes come out. I'm also excited for the Ru Paul Drag Race finale, and you know actually being able to go to shops/ outdoor restaurants x

  8. These are definitely some great things to keep people busy through April, I think the second step in the roadmap to opening will be a big one.

  9. There are some good dates and ideas here for sure. roll on the 12th of April, as looking forward to going out for a meal and a few drinks x

  10. So excited for the roadmap to starting; had no idea about National sibling day!

  11. I can't believe it's Grand National time again! My eldest son is really into the Titanic, he finds it fascinating so hopefully there'll be some documentaries to watch.

  12. It is my anniversary on the 10th so I am looking forward to that! Looks like there is plenty to do in April.


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