Exhibitions
February 6-9 Works on Paper Fair, the Science Museum, Exhibition Road, London SW7. Watercolours, drawings and prints dating from the 18th century to the present day, plus free talks and live music. Tickets £15 (01798 861815; www.worksonpaperfair.com)

Until February 20 ‘Made in Morocco’, Art Moorhouse, 120 London Wall, London EC2Y. An exploration of the country’s artistic heritage, featuring calligraphy, paintings and brass lamps (www.moroccanfineart.com)

Festival
February 8-March 9 ‘Orchids: a plant hunter’s paradise’, Princess of Wales Conservatory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey. Spectacular orchid displays, plus mini expeditions for children, behind-the-scenes tours of the nurseries, courses and masterclasses (020-8332 5655; www.kew.org)

Point-to-point
February 8 Combined Services at Larkhill, Wiltshire. Plus Cambridge University Draghounds at Cottenham the same day and Dumfriesshire & Stewartry at Overton on February 9. Check for weather conditions on Talking Point 09068 446061 or at www.pointtopoint.co.uk

What to book this weekend
February 26 Herbal Masterclass, Highgrove, Tetbury, Gloucestershire. Organic gardener Jekka McVicar shares her secrets for a successful herb garden (above). £75, including coffee and lunch (0845 521 4342; www.highgroveshop.com)

February 14-16 The Great British Shooting Show, Stoneleigh Park International Exhibition Centre, near Kenilworth, Warwickshire. Hundreds of trade stands, plus clay coaching, the BASC Gamekeeping Hall and ranges. One-day tickets £16 in advance (01472 241439; www.shootingshow.co.uk)

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