What to do this weekend: October 9


Garry Fabian Miller: Voyage, HackelBury Fine Art Gallery

Until October 19
4, Launceston Place, London W8
020-7937 8688

Thirty-seven years’ worth of work on show, including the series ‘Sections of England: The Sea Horizon’


Ian Piper: Wildlife Photography
, Armscote Manor

October 10, 10am-4pm, £15 including lunch
Armscote, Warwickshire
01608 682375

Covering planning, lighting and equipment-participants will have an opportunity to photograph some of Armscote’s rare breeds. Suitable for all abilities.


Beatrix Potter Family Festival, St Mary Abbots Church

October 12, 10am-4pm, entry £3
Kensington Church Street, London W8
020- 7937 5136

Readings and costumes from the Royal Ballet, plus the chance to
eat in Mrs Tiggy-Winkle’s tea room and plant seeds in Mr McGregor’s garden.

Day out

The Royal Artillery Hunt Cross-Country Ride, Salisbury Plain

October 13, 10am-1pm, entry before October 7 costs £15, thereafter £20
01264 781642

Cookery course

Christmas Cakes and Puddings, Bettys Cookery School

October 15, 9am-4.30pm, £180
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
01423 814016

Learn how to produce perfect Christmas cakes, puddings and mincemeat, as well as a streusel tart and rum sauce.


Venice and the 19th-century art museum in Britain, Society of Antiquaries

October 14, 6.30pm for 7pm, tickets £18 or £15 for friends of the Fund
Burlington House, London W1
020-7736 6891

Given by author and curator Giles Waterfield, supporting Venice in Peril.

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Two Moors Festival, Devon

October 16-27
01643 831006

Ten days of concerts and recitals across Exmoor and Dartmoor.