A day to celebrate the patron saint of Wales, St David, and all things Welsh.
Many Christian churches in the UK observe Shrove Tuesday as the last day before the fast period for Lent. Also known as Pancake Day.
The first day of the fast period for Lent. This period lasts for 40 days prior to the Easter period.
National holiday in Ireland, celebrating their patron saint, St Patrick. Also celebrated around London.
The Sun shines directly on the Equator and the length of the day and night are nearly equal
Clocks go forward one hour