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From dates to mark out in your diary to tickets that are selling fast, these are the events not to miss…
1 THEATRE BUFFS
To mark the centenary of Armistice Day, the acclaimed play War Horse returns to the National Theatre. It’s based on Michael Morpurgo’s classic novel and features stunning life-sized puppet horses you’ll believe are real.
From 8 November, touring nationwide until 27 April; nationaltheatre.org.uk
2 ART LOVERS
Relish the work of French artist and filmmaker Fernand Leger (1881–1955) in a major exhibition at Tate Liverpool. His work was inspired by the bustle of city life, photography and the new forms of communication at the start of the 20th century.
23 Nov-17 March 2019; tate.org.uk
3 STATELY HOMES
The Burton Agnes Hall Michaelmas Fair celebrates the feast of St Michael, and the end of the farming year, in the beautiful grounds of this stunning Elizabethan Hall. Morris dancing and traditional fair rides will entertain you alongside stalls selling local, traditional and handcrafted treasures. 27-28 October; northyorkmoors.org.uk/ visiting
4 FASHION ICONS
See the iconic outfits of the Thirties and the stylish stars who wore them in Night And Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs at London’s Fashion and Textile Museum. 12 October20 January; ftm.org
Few sounds are more uplifting than a choir, and the North Wales Choral Festival has championed choral music for 30 years. The threeday celebration features male voice, youth, ladies and barbershop-style. 2-4 November; northwaleschoralfestival.com