Exhibition: Middle-class interiors

An enterprising new exhibition covering 150 years of English middle-class interiors examines the demarcation of male-female influence in the home, reports Amicia Moubray

Exhibitions this week

Country Life's recommended exhibitions which are opening and closing during the week beginning September 8

The last debutantes

Marianka Swain visits an exhibition at Kensington Palace that tells the story of the last debutantes, who were presented at Court in 1958

Best of the proms

Country Life’s selection of events you mustn't miss this summer

Hot couture: Viktor & Rolf

Are Viktor & Rolf's creations high fashion or art? Genius or madness? Judge for yourself at the Barbican, but, rest assured, you won’t be unmoved, says Jane

London summer evenings

Now that we have these beautiful long summer evenings there are now so many more opportunities to enjoy what London has on offer. We find the pick of the crop……

Treasures of the English church

A new exhibition sees precious objects from 12 centuries of the English Church gathered together. Philippa Glanville admires their beauty and craftmanship