Exhibitions

November 12-15 ‘A Portrait of Highgrove’, Jeremy Houghton, Broadway Gloucestershire. Twenty-five specially commissioned watercolours of Highgrove. Proceeds from sales go to The Prince’s Countryside Fund (07981 655515; www.jeremyhoughton.co.uk)

November 13-December 7 ‘Warts and All: The Portrait Miniatures of Samuel Cooper’, Philip Mould, 9, Dover Street, London W1. Works by the artist once referred to as ‘Vandyck in little’, including a portrait of Oliver Cromwell (020-7499 6818; www.philipmould.com)

Until November 21 ‘Tim Bowen Antiques Winter Exhibition’, Aberglasney Gardens, Llangathen, Carmarthenshire. Selling exhibition from the specialists in oak and country furniture (01558 668998; www.aberglasney.org)

Talk
‘Fenland: that sinking feeling’, Ely Museum, Ely, Cambridgeshire. With coastal ecologist Dr Pat Doody, in assocation with the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire. 7.45pm-9.30pm, suggested donation £2.50 (01353 661339; www.wildlifetrusts.org)

Fair
November 19 Heythrop and Countryside Alliance Christmas Fair, Batsford Park, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire. 11am-8pm, entry £5 for adults and free for children under 15 (www.countryside-alliance.org)

Book now
November 20 Plant Propagation Workshop, Osborne House, East Cowes, Isle of Wight. Hands-on demonstrations of techniques. 10am-1pm, tickets £20 for English Heritage members and £25 for non-members (0870 333 1183; www.english-heritage.org.uk)

November 26 ‘Twentieth-Century Castles’,
The Sackler Centre, Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7. Amicia de Mowbray on modern fortifications and visionary restorations. 6.30pm, tickets £9 (020-7942 2002; www.vam.ac.uk)

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