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APRIL 4-8

EASTER EGG HUNT

Annual event at the Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London SE1, this year takes children through its new exhibition on World War II evacuees. They will be rewarded with free chocolate mini-eggs. Details: 0171 416 5320.

APRIL 5-8,13-14,20-21, MAY 25-26, JUNE 1-2

SHANTIES AND MUSIC OF THE SEA

Traditional music of the sea performed by strolling groups in the National Maritime Museum galleries, Greenwich, 12.30-4.30 pm. From April 9-12, noon, 2 pm and 3.30 pm there will be a performance of puppetry, storytelling and artwork by the "Laughing Root Theatre of Puppets" bringing Captain Cook's voyages of discovery to life. Details: 0181 858 4422 or 0181 293 9618 (24-hour information line).

APRIL 10

AMATEUR ARCHAEOLOGISTS

Children aged 7-10 will uncover and record archaeological evidence in an imaginary excavation at Blake's Lock Museum, Reading. Sessions will be held at 11 am, noon, 2 pm and 3 pm. Fee: Pounds 1.25. Details: 01734 390918.

APRIL 11 AND MAY 16

BE A CHAMPION

Workshops for hoteliers on how modern apprenticeships work and how to get support from Training and Enterprise Councils. Organised by Mike Fenwick, Chester Colwyn Training and co-ordinator of the Chester Hotels Apprenticeship Scheme, at the Mollington Banastre Hotel, Chester. Fee: Pounds 57.57. Details: Mike Fenwick, 01492 547220.

FROM APRIL 23

EDWARD JENNER

Bicentenary exhibition on the physician who discovered the smallpox vaccine opens at 10.30 am at St George's Hospital Medical School, Tooting, London SW17. Details: Deborah Lock, 0181 725 5291. E-mail: D.Lock@sghms.ac.uk

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