Thursday 03 February: Chinese New Year
Saturday 19 February to 02 April: 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup
Saturday 26 February to 8 March: Venice Carnival
Thursday 17 March: Saint Patrick's Day
Sunday 27 March: Europe changes to summer time
Friday 29 April: Royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey, London.
Wednesday 11 to 22 May: Cannes Film Festival
Saturday 28 May: Final of the UEFA Champions League at Wembley Stadium, London.
Wednesday June 15: Total lunar eclipse.
Sunday 26 June to 17 July: FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany
Sat. 10 September to Sat. 22 October (7 weekends): 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
Sunday 11 September: 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Sunday 30 October: Europe changes to winter time
Monday 31 October: Halloween Day
Saturday 10 December: Total lunar eclipse.