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Mr Wilson’s Wisley 1878–1902

A look at the garden at Wisley, back when it was known as Oakwood, before being gifted to the RHS in 1903.

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Sat 19 Apr

Included in admission / 0845 260 9000

  • 10:00 – 17:15

Sun 20 Apr

Included in admission / 0845 260 9000

  • 10:00 – 17:15

Mon 21 Apr

Included in admission / 0845 260 9000

  • 10:00 – 17:15

Red Road: Past, Present, Future

Glasgow's iconic Red Road flats are being demolished to make room for a new skyline. However, the high-rise flats feature in the city's story in more ways than one. The exhibition looks at 50 years of the Red Road flats and the development's impact on its residents through their own artwork and commentary, as a way to…

People's Palace & Winter Gardens, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 0141 276 0788

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 276 0788

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0141 276 0788

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 4 May

Discoveries: Art, Science and Exploration from the University of Cambridge Museums

An exploration of the frontiers of discovery and exploration collected from the museums of Cambridge University, including such items as a tinamou egg accidentally cracked by Charles Darwin, a complete skeleton of a dodo, Inuit snow goggles and cutting edge 21st century technology.

Two Temple Place, London WC2R

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 020 7836 3715

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 020 7836 3715

  • 11:00 – 16:30

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 020 7836 3715

  • 10:00 – 16:30
…and 5 more dates until 27 Apr

Dorothy Wordsworth: Wonders of the Everyday

Contemporary works and displays celebrating the life of Dorothy Wordsworth, sister of William.

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere

Sat 19 Apr

Museum & Gallery

£7.75 (Children £4.50; £17.20) / 01539 435544

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Sun 20 Apr

Museum & Gallery

£7.75 (Children £4.50; £17.20) / 01539 435544

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Mon 21 Apr

Museum & Gallery

£7.75 (Children £4.50; £17.20) / 01539 435544

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 580 more dates until 31 Dec 2015

First World War Centenary Exhibition

An interactive exhibition exploring WWI and its impact on Chichester.

The Novium, Chichester

Sat 19 Apr

Included in admission / 01243 775888

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

Included in admission / 01243 775888

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 21 Apr

Included in admission / 01243 775888

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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May they always flourish: Graduation at the University of St Andrews

Exhibition about the roots of graduating at the University of St Andrews.

Museum of the University of St Andrews

Sat 19 Apr

Free / 01334 461660

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 01334 461660

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 01334 461660

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 162 more dates until 30 Sep

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society Presents Clans & Drams

Find your Whisky Clan at the Scotch Malt Whisky Society. Whisky club opens its doors to members and non-members alike, for Clans & Drams, a month-long series of events during Homecoming Scotland's Whisky Month.

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, London EC1N

Thu 1 May

Free / 020 7831 4447

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Fri 2 May

Free / 020 7831 4447

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sat 3 May

Free / 020 7831 4447

  • 10:00 – 22:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 May

The Blackpool Antiques and Collectors Fair

A variety of antiques and collectible memorabilia.

The Hilton Hotel, Blackpool

Sun 20 Apr

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Cannock Chase Military History Weekend

A celebration of the region's military past with hands-on activities for all the family and proceeds going towards Help for Heroes. This year there is an emphasis on the Great War, to coincide with centenary events.

Cannock Chase Visitors Centre

Sat 16 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 17 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Dunfermline Bruce Festival

Dunfermline, home to the story of Robert the Bruce as well as the legendary king's grave, hosts a weekend of historical activities and re-enactments with a strong family feel.

Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline

Sat 12 Jul

Free / 01383 732226

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sun 13 Jul

Free / 01383 732226

  • 09:00 – 18:00
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Easter at the Yorkshire Museum

Meet Shakespeare himself at this event that celebrates his first folio coming to the museum.

Yorkshire Museum

Sat 19 Apr

£7.50 (£6.50) / 01904 687687

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 20 Apr

£7.50 (£6.50) / 01904 687687

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 21 Apr

£7.50 (£6.50) / 01904 687687

  • 10:00 – 17:00

The Edgeley Park Stadium Antiques and Collectors Fair

Antique and collectors fair featuring up to 100 stalls with a huge variety of goods, set in a lavish suite in Stockport County's iconic stadium.

Edgeley Park, Stockport

Sun 4 May

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

  • 09:00 – 15:30

It's the History Man! Saxon Warrior at the Castle Keep

Learn about the Saxon warriors with Paul Ullson.

Arundel Castle

Mon 18 Aug

Included in admission / 01903 882173

  • 10:00 – 17:00

South Wales Shire Horse Society Shire & Miniature Horse Show

Check out some lovely Shire horses and their miniature counterparts at this family friendly event.

Bailey Park, Abergavenny

Sat 5 Jul

£5 (£3; under 5s free) / 07779 353948

Judging begins at 11am.

  • 10:00

1066 Game and Country Fayre

Displays of equine, clay pigeon shooting, dog show, agility and herding and other country pursuits. Plus music, crafts, stalls and activities for the whole family.

Normanhurst Estate, Battle

Sat 16 Aug

£8 (Family £20; under 17s £4; under 5s free; Seniors £5) / 07942 878107

  • 09:00 – 17:00
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40 Years of Scottish Publishing: 1974–2014

Publishing Scotland (previously the Scottish Publishers Association) turns 40 this year, and this exhibition celebrates all the highs of Scotland's publishing history. In conjunction with Napier University and Dundee University.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 16 May

Free / 0131 556 9579

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 17 May

Free / 0131 556 9579

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Mon 19 May

Free / 0131 556 9579

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 17 more dates until 7 Jun

Adams Antiques Fair

More than 140 dealers in fine antiques all under one roof.

The Royal Horticultural Hall, Lindley Hall, London SW1P

Sun 11 May

£4 / 020 7821 3650

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 22 Jun

£4 / 020 7821 3650

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 20 Jul

£4 / 020 7821 3650

  • 10:00 – 16:30
…and 5 more dates until 7 Dec

Aden Pipe Band Competition

Over 15 pipe bands and 4,000 spectators are expected at this pipe band and highland dancing competition.

Aden Country Park, Mintlaw

Sun 10 Aug

Standard4 / 01771 624485

  • 12:30 – 17:00

Afternoon Tea on the 14.05 Steam Train

Enjoy traditional afternoon tea on the 14.05 steam train from Bo’ness to Manuel. Tuck into sandwiches, cake and scones, washed down with tea or coffee.

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway

Sat 26 Apr

£19 (£18) / 01506 825855

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Sun 27 Apr

£19 (£18) / 01506 825855

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Sat 10 May

£19 (£18) / 01506 825855

  • 13:30 – 15:30
…and 38 more dates until 12 Oct

Autumn Steam Gala

Weekend featuring a variety of steam locomotives and coaches.

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway

Sat 18 Oct

£9 / 01506 822298

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 19 Oct

£9 / 01506 822298

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Badges of Honour

An exhibition of women's badges, from suffragette brooches to Pride pins and dancing medals, with the stories that accompany them.

Glasgow Women's Library

Thu 1 May

Free / 0141 550 2267

  • 09:30 – 17:00

Fri 2 May

Free / 0141 550 2267

  • 09:30 – 17:00

Mon 5 May

Free / 0141 550 2267

  • 09:30 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 23 May

Bank Holiday Multi-Period Event

Set on the Lower Lawns of Arundel Castle the tented encampment of Raven Tor Living History Group reflects 2000 years of local and Castle history through crafts, costume and combat displays. Visitors have the opportunity to meet characters and experience events from the Roman Empire right up to the Cold War of the late…

Arundel Castle

Sat 23 Aug

Included in admission / 01903 882173

Tickets include entry to the castle.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Included in admission / 01903 882173

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 24 Aug

Included in admission / 01903 882173

Tickets include entry to the castle.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Included in admission / 01903 882173

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 25 Aug

Included in admission / 01903 882173

Tickets include entry to the castle.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Included in admission / 01903 882173

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Bannockburn Live

Seven hundred years after Scotland's most famous battle, comes the biggest ever re-enactment. Run by the National Trust for Scotland. The two-day event includes a brutally realistic re-enactment, themed villages with Scottish food and drink, sports, crafts and literature, a children's programme and contemporary music.

Bannockburn Heritage Centre, Stirling

Sat 28 Jun

£20 (Children £12.50; Family £55) / 0844 493 2139

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Sun 29 Jun

£20 (Children £12.50; Family £55) / 0844 493 2139

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Best Dressed Cycle Parades & Competition

Decorate your bicycle and yourself and try to win the accolade of 'best dressed' at the museum's cycle parade. There is also the chance to learn about cycling through the ages and to take part in a variety of transport themed activities. The parade is suitable for children, families and adults and will take place outdoors.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2660

Bicycle parade starts at 2pm.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0141 287 2660

Bicycle parade starts at 2pm.

  • 12:00 – 16:00

The Birmingham Antiques, Collectors and Vintage Fair

Nearly 150 stalls where you can hunt for the next addition to your collection.

The Centennial Centre, Birmingham

Sun 11 May

£2 (Children free) / 07816 220136

  • 09:00 – 15:30
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