Exhibitions
March 8-23 ‘Debbie Boon, Rupert Till and Sophie Louise White’, The Yarrow Gallery, Oundle School, Oundle, Northamptonshire. Works by three leading animal artists (below) at the newly restored gallery, in association with Collier & Dobson (01425 655576; www.oundleschool.org.uk/arts/yarrow)

March 8-November 2 ‘Studio Silver Today’, Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire. Pieces by silversmith Angela Cork. Visitors can also watch her in action on selected Saturdays (01476 566116; www.nationaltrust.org.uk/belton-house)

Until March 12 ‘Drawn to Nature’, The Lime Gallery, Settle, North Yorkshire. The botanical art of illustrator Sandra Fernandez (01729 892901; www.thelimegallery.com)

Talk
March 7 ‘Globalisation and the Glass City’, Wootton Village Hall, Wootton-by-Woodstock, Oxfordshire. Architect Robert Adam on the modern landscape. 7.30pm, tickets £6 (www.woottontalks.co.uk)

What to book this weekend
March 15 ‘Kids’ Workshop’, Paul A. Young Fine Chocolates, 33, Camden Passage, London N1. Watch chocolate being tempered and taste all sorts of sweet treats. 10am-11am, £35, including an accompanying adult. Suitable for ages 8-14 (020-7437 0011; www.paulayoung.co.uk)

March 15-16 Fly-tying Weekend, The Arundell Arms, Lifton, Devon. Learn from scratch with instructors from the Fly-DressersGuildor brush up your skills. £189 per person, including all materials, instruction and two nights’ bed and breakfast (01566 784666; www.arundellarms.com)

March 22 ‘Interpreting the Past: The Story of the Designed Landscape’, Knowle House, Durley, Hampshire. Garden-history workshop led by Steve Harmer. 10am-4pm, £125, including lunch, refreshments and goodie bag (01489 861235; www.rootsshootsandleaves.com)

May 18 Dame Felicity Lott, Wardsbrook Concerts, Ticehurst, East Sussex. One of Britain’s best-loved sopranos sings Fauré, Debussy, Lenoir and Ivor Gurney. Tickets £75, including lunch (www.wardsbrookconcerts.org.uk)

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