As published in The Times - April 18th 2009

House of Commons - Monday: Debate on defence procurement
House of Lords - Monday: Civilian staff in conflict prevention and peacekeeping operations, Lord Hannay of Chiswick

Talks and lectures
Growing Remembrance - Hinton Ampner, Hampshire, Thursday
Heroic Hearts: The British Army's Victory in Afghanistan 1880 - National Army Museum, London SW3, Thursday
Afghanistan — In Their Words Royal Marines talk of their experiences - The Royal Marines Museum, Southsea, Hampshire,


Lessons from the Past, Hope for the Future - Imperial War Museum, London SE1, Friday


Letters from the Trenches: A Soldier of the Great War — Bill Lamin

A Brief History of the English Civil Wars — John Miller

Ceremonies and parades

Her Majesty The Queen's Birthday - A 41-gun salute fired by the King's Troop Royal Artillery in Green Park at noon and a 62-gun salute by the Honourable Artillery Company at Gun Wharf, Tower of London, at 1pm, Tuesday

RAF Waddington - Freedom of Lincoln Parade, Friday