Plant Fair, Holkham Hall
September 28-29, 10am-5pm, £2
Nurseries across East Anglia bring suggestions for autumn planting to the Walled Garden, plus craft stalls and clothing.
September 25-29, £15
Berkeley Square, London W1
More than 97 exhibitors showing everything from Old Master sketches to Japanese porcelain and Roman coins.
September 27-October 6
Wigtown, Dumfries and Galloway
Speakers include Joanna Lumley on J. M. Barrie and Tim Dee on four very different fields.
Aldeburgh Food & Drink Festival
Snape Maltings, near Aldeburgh, Suffolk
Talks, cookery demonstrations and book readings with chefs, including Henry Harris, Valentine Warner and Thomasina Miers. Workshops, picnics, tastings and farm walks will take place locally from September 28 to October 13.
‘Eighteenth-Century Clubs and Toasting: or, How to Get Drunk 18th-Century Style’, York Medical Society
September 27, entry free but booking advised
York, North Yorkshire
Prof Judith Hawley of Royal Holloway looks back on a clubbable era. Entry is free, but booking is advised-telephone.
Spot The Spaniel, Petworth House
September 28-29, free
Petworth, West Sussex
A weekend of competitions, games, scurries, trails and demonstrations celebrating spaniels. Entry is free, and all breeds of dog are welcome.
Hampshire Hog Day, Winchester Farmer’s Market
September 29, 9am-2pm
Middle Brook Street, Winchester, Hampshire
Tastings of local produce, plus competitions and piglet racing.