What to do this weekend: September 18


David Tress 2013, Messum’s

Until October 12
8, Cork Street, London W1
020-7437 5545

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Poster Playground: Siemens’ Friday Late, London Transport Museum

September 20, 6.45pm- 10pm, £8
Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2
020-7565 7298

Guided tours of ‘Poster Art 150: London Underground’s Greatest Designs’ plus a talk and music.

Nature’s Eye, The Lime Gallery

Until September 26
Settle, North Yorkshire
01729 892901

New works by artists including Simon Gudgeon, John Clarke, Andy Ellis, Jeremy Houghton and Dominique Salm


BASC Young Shots’ Introductory Day

September 22, £20 per attendee, including a goodie bag
Clevedon, Somerset
01823 480903

Part of a series of country-sports taster days, including clay shooting, fly-casting, ferreting and hide-building.


Decorex International 2013, The Orangery & Perks Field

September 24, 1pm-7pm
Kensington Palace, London W8
0844 5572 306

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Betfair Newmarket Open Day

September 22, Tickets cost £13 if booked in advance or £16 on the day
Newmarket Racecourses, Suffolk

Tour trainers’ yards, Tattersalls, the Jockey Club Rooms and the National Stud, then watch the Shetland Pony Grand National. Supporting The British Racing School, the New Astley Club and the National Horse racing Museum.

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Marlborough Literature Festival, various venues

September 27-29
Marlborough, Wiltshire

Speakers include Fay Weldon, Claire Tomalin, A. N. Wilson, Marina Lewycka and Carol Ann Duffy