What to do this weekend: October 2


William Stukeley: Saviour of Stonehenge, Hartland Abbey and Gardens

Until October 6
Near Bideford, Devon
01237 441234

Charting the extraordinary life of the 18th-century polymath whose efforts secured the future of Stonehenge and Avebury.

Fields of Vision, The Church of Our Lady St Mary

Until October 13
South Creake, Norfolk

The first visual arts show in the 700-year history of the church.

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Dartmoor, Stone Theatre

Until November 14
Newnham Terrace, London SE1

Photographs of the National Park’s wild ponies by Patricia Heal.


We are arriving at very curious results: Charles Darwin and the practice of science, The Royal Society

October 4, 1pm-2pm, free
6-9, Carlton House Terrace, London SW1.
020- 7451 2500


Focus on Pruning, Clifton Nurseries

October 2, 6.30pm, £15
5A, Clifton Villas, London W9.
020-7289 6851

A workshop with Gardeners’ Question Time regular Matthew Wilson including wine and nibbles. Booking is essential.


The Great Bath Feast, various venues

October 1-31
Bath, Somerset

A month of foodie events, including the Great Bath Taste Trail, during which participants can sample chocolates, local ales, cheeses and more across the city.

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Great Houses of London, St Peter’s Church

October 22, 6pm, £10
Eaton Square, London SW1
020-7824 7900, juliette@sru. co.uk

James Stourton, the former Chairman of Sotheby’s, speaks on some of the capital’s lesser-known architectural treasures. Sponsored by John D. Wood & Co.

Flower Lesson Afternoon, Villandry

October 2, 3pm
170 Great Portland Street, London W1
020- 7631 3131

£35 including flowers to take home, £45 including flowers and tea, or £53 including flowers, tea and glass of Champagne.