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Ex­hi­bi­tion Un­til De­cem­ber 3 ‘Farm’, Som­er­set Ru­ral Life Mu­seum, Glas­ton­bury. More than 40 oils, pas­tels and wil­low char­coals by Kate Lynch cel­e­brat­ing the county’s food and farm­ing her­itage. Ad­mis­sion in­cluded with mu­seum en­try (01458 831197; www.swher­itage.org.uk)

Theatre July 11–30 Wolf’s Child (right), Trelowar­ren, Hel­ston, Corn­wall. Theatre com­pany Wild­works gives an out­door prom­e­nade per­for­mance of this adult fairy tale through the woods and grounds of the es­tate. Suit­able for ‘brave chil­dren’ aged 11 and above. Tick­ets from £16 (www.hall­for­corn­wall.co.uk; 01872 262466)

Work­shop July 15 Draw­ing Fos­sils, Chilcomb House, Winch­ester, Hamp­shire. Learn how to cre­ate line and tonal draw­ings in graphite pen­cil with Sarah Mor­rish, us­ing a range of fos­sils from the ge­ol­ogy col­lec­tions of the Hamp­shire Cul­tural Trust. 10am–4pm, £50pp, in­clud­ing tea and cof­fee (www.hamp­shirecul­tur­al­trust.org.uk; 01962 678189)

Sail­ing July 14–16 Tait­tinger RSYC Re­gatta, Royal So­lent Yacht Club, Yar­mouth, Isle of Wight. Two days of high-class rac­ing and en­ter­tain­ment, with a Cham­pagne re­cep­tion on Fri­day evening and a hog roast and prize­giv­ing on Sun­day (01983 760256; www.roy­al­so­lent.org)

Art July 8–9 Har­leston & Waveney Art Trail, Nor­folk/suf­folk. Open stu­dios in 31 lo­ca­tions fea­tur­ing the work of 34 artists, in­clud­ing ab­stracts, East Anglian land­scapes, tex­tiles, prints and sculp­tures (be­low). 11am–6pm (http://hwat.org.uk)

July 7–9 Arts and Crafts Week­end, Hasle­mere, Sur­rey. This cel­e­bra­tion of the move­ment, or­gan­ised by the Hasle­mere Ed­u­ca­tional Mu­seum, in­cludes nu­mer­ous lec­tures, an art trail, a din­ner and a visit to Mun­stead Wood. Visit the web­site for full sched­ule and pric­ing (www. hasle­mere.com/art­sand­crafts; 01428 645425)

Lit­er­ary fes­ti­val July 7–17 Ways With Words, Dart­ing­ton Hall, Devon. Billed as ‘a chance for those who read books to meet those who write them’, speak­ers in­clude Tracy Che­va­lier, Rev Richard Coles and Michael and Anne He­sel­tine. Visit the web­site for full pro­gramme and prices (www.ways with­words.co.uk; 01803 867373)

Book now July 21–22 The School of Jeal­ousy, The Dean­ery Gar­den, Bamp­ton, Ox­ford­shire. Bamp­ton Clas­si­cal Opera presents the first UK pro­duc­tion of An­to­nio Salieri’s opera buffa since the late 18th cen­tury. A fur­ther per­for­mance will take place on Au­gust 28 at The Orangery Theatre, We­ston­birt School, Glouces­ter­shire. Tick­ets £35 (www. bampton­opera.org;

01993 851142)

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