March saw snow fall across much of England and these lambs in Wetherby in West Yorkshire had to help each other keep warm.
The Crufts dog show took place at Birmingham's NEC - but sometimes the pets were unaware they were meant to be the centre of attention.
Lloyd Scott "ran" the London Marathon dressed as St George, pulling an 8ft dragon. He took eight days to complete the course and was last to finish, but raised £1.8m for charity.
The finishing touches are put to a sand sculpture in Brighton in July, during the city's World Sand Sculpture Festival.
Thug the pygmy hippo benefited from improved dental care after his keepers at London Zoo bought him a new 5ft (1.5m) toothbrush in July.
A cactus in a Gloucestershire garden doubled in height in five months thanks to mild weather. Geoffrey Bowman's plant shot up from 15ft to 28ft (4.5m-8.5m) between May and October.
A light aircraft flies past the waxing moon in Swindon, Wiltshire, on 4 October.
More than five million cranberries were floated on giant booms on a pond at Kew Gardens in October as part of the gardens' autumn festival. This bird found itself swimming through them.
Another bird who got a bit of a surprise in October was the pigeon who was scooped up and swallowed by a pelican in London's St James's Park.
A new world record was set at Gatwick Airport in December when 109 Elvises gathered - the largest group of singing Elvises ever brought together in one place.
Much of England was hit by foggy weather in the week before Christmas. This image of the Peak District, in Derbyshire, was sent in by reader Andrew Reid.