Exhibition
June 13-July 2 ‘William Swann’, Gallery An Talla Dearg, Eilean Iarmain, Isle of Skye. Landscapes and seascapes in oils and watercolour (www.eileaniarmain.co.uk)

Until June 15 ‘Stanley Spencer: Heaven in a Hell of War’, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, West Sussex. Focusing on the painter’s cycle of First World War-inspired murals at Sandham Memorial Chapel in Burghclere, Hampshire (01243 774557; http://pallant.org.uk)


Days out

June 12-15 Bolesworth CSI*** International, Bolesworth Castle, Tattenhall, Cheshire. World-class showjumping, plus quad-biking, camel races, gundog displays and parrot show. Advance tickets £10 or £12 on the gate (0800 0467650; www.bolesworthinternational.com)

June 15 Solar gazing, RSPB Old Moor Wetland Centre, Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Safely examine the surface of the sun for solar flares or sun spots through special telescopes, with help from astronomers. 10am-3pm (01226 751593; www.rspb.org.uk)

June 15 Adlestrop Open Day, various venues, Adlestrop, Gloucestershire. Dog show, children’s pony rides, ploughman’s lunches and open gardens. Entry £4 (01608 659328; www.adlestrop.org.uk)

Polo
June 15 Cartier Queen’s Cup Final, Guards Polo Club, Windsor Great Park, Berkshire. Tickets £55 (01784 437797; www.guardspoloclub.com)

Children’s event
June 12 Teddy Bears’ Picnic, University of Oxford Botanic Garden, Oxford, Oxfordshire. Under-fives can bring their favourite teddy bear along for a morning of stories, craft and other activities. 10.30am-12.30pm, free with entry to the garden, bring a picnic (01865 286690; www.botanicgarden.ox.ac.uk)

What to book this weekend
June 20 ‘Quintessential English Day’, Rosebie Morton Flowers, Hinton Ampner, Hampshire. Tour the Rose Paddock and discover all sorts of unusual foliage, then learn how to make the most of your roses and companion plants. 10am-3.30pm, £145 including lunch and a rose bush to take home (01962 771272; www.rosebiemorton.com)

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