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Ex­hi­bi­tion Un­til Fe­bru­ary 26 ‘An­gela Hard­ing: Flights of Memory’ (right), York­shire Sculp­ture Park, West Bret­ton, West York­shire. Largest solo ex­hi­bi­tion by An­gela Hard­ing, fea­tur­ing prints and paint­ings in­spired by Bri­tish wildlife. All works will be for sale (01924 832631; www.ysp.co.uk)

Un­til March 1 ‘Maps and the 20th Cen­tury: Draw­ing the Line’, Bri­tish Li­brary, Eus­ton Road, Lon­don NW1. From the orig­i­nal sketch of the Lon­don Un­der­ground to satel­lite im­agery and se­cret spy maps, dis­cover 100 years of ad­vance­ments in tech­nol­ogy and what it means to have your ev­ery move mapped to­day. Full-price tick­ets £12 (01937 546546; www.bl.uk)

School open day Jan­uary 28 All Hal­lows School Open Morn­ing, Cran­more Hall, Shep­ton Mal­let, Som­er­set. Staff and pupils will be on hand to give tours and an­swer ques­tions at this Catholic prep school lo­cated 30 min­utes from Bath. 9.30am–12pm (www.all­hal­lowss­chool.co.uk; 01749 881600)

Gar­dens Un­til Fe­bru­ary 19 Win­ter Sculp­ture Ex­hi­bi­tion, RHS Gar­den Rose­moor, Great Tor­ring­ton, Devon. Pick a trail through the gar­den and see how many sculp­tures you can dis­cover—most pieces on show are for sale. Ad­mis­sion from £5 (www. rhs.org.uk/rose­moor; 01805 626810)

Ball Jan­uary 17 Bang Bang Ball, Willerby Manor Ho­tel, Hull, East York­shire. Cham­pagne re­cep­tion, three-course meal and danc­ing with the GWCT. Tick­ets £49.50. Email Amelia Dales at bang­bang@gmail. com (01482 631066; www.gwct.org.uk) Point-to-point Jan­uary 8 West Percy at Al­nwick, Northum­ber­land. First race at 12.30pm. Other fix­tures in­clude Larkhill Rac­ing Club at Larkhill, Wilt­shire (first race at 12pm), and North Corn­wall at Wade­bridge, Corn­wall (first race at 11.30am). For weather re­ports and form guide, tele­phone 09068 446061 (www.point­to­point.co.uk)

Wildlife Jan­uary 11 Re­serve Visit: RSPB Dun­geness, Kent. See water­fowl, waders, gold­eneyes, egrets and, hope­fully, bit­terns on this guided ex­cur­sion. 10.30am–12:30pm, tick­ets from £7 (01797 320588; www.rspb.org.uk)

Book now Jan­uary 26 ‘The Fight for Beauty: Our Path to a Bet­ter Fu­ture’, Duke Street Church, Rich­mondupon-thames, Sur­rey. Pub­lic lec­ture with Dame Fiona Reynolds, Mas­ter of Em­manuel Col­lege, Cam­bridge, in sup­port of the En­vi­ron­ment Trust. Dame Fiona ex­am­ines our land­scape, Na­ture, farm­ing and ur­ban­i­sa­tion in a pas­sion­ate call to arms. Tick­ets from £7.50 (020–8891 5455; www. en­vi­ron­ment­trust.co.uk)

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