Unmissable events for July 4


Until September 30 ‘The Lindisfarne Gospels in Durham’, Palace Green Library, Durham University, Co Durham. The book’s remarkable story is told in full for the first time. 10am-10pm, tickets £7.50 (03000 262626; www.lindisfarnegospels.com)

July 4-August 4: ‘Cley 13: The Flight of the Spoonbill’, Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk. The North Norfolk Exhibition Project’s annual exhibition of contemporary art (www.cleycontemporaryart.org)

July 5-7 GWCT Scottish Game Fair, Scone Palace, Perthshire. Pipe bands, fly-casting competitions and hill-pony parade, plus food and drink stands and sporting supplies. Advance tickets £16 (01738 554826; www.scottishfair.com)


Recommended videos for you

July 6 William Robinson Festival, Gravetye Manor, West Hoathly, Sussex. Celebrating the achievements of Gravetye’s creator with talks, demonstrations and cake on the croquet lawn. In aid of the Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice. 10am-4pm, tickets (which must be pre-booked) £15 (01342 810567; www.gravetyemanor.co.uk)

* Subscribe to Country Life; Country Life on Ipad

July 6 The Farthest Shore, St Leonard’s Church, Hythe, Kent. The BBC Singers perform works by MacMillan and Britten, as well as the world premier of Paul Mealor’s The Farthest Shore. 7.30pm, tickets £15 (0800 988 7984; www.jamconcert.org)

Book now
August 24-31 Dunsinane, Eden Court, Inverness, Inverness-shire. The National Theatre of Scotland and the Royal Shakespeare company perform David Greig’s sequel to Macbeth. Tickets from £16.50 (01463 234234; www.eden-court.co.uk)

Image: www.predator-logistics.co.uk/

* Follow Country Life magazine on Twitter