The What, Where, When: 11 July

The Lady pick of the best events over the coming days
WHAT: Swanage Jazz Festival. A summer jazz festival with top jazz musicians at a British seaside setting.
WHERE: Various venues, Swanage
WHEN: 11-13 July

WHAT: West Berkshire Annual Mencap Westie Walk. Chief Executive of West Berkshire Mencap is rallying all West Highland Terrier owners (and other dog breeds too!) for a walk at Greenham Common. Proceeds from the walk will go to the West Berkshire Mencap. The event promises to be good fun and a chance to talk with like minded people!
WHERE: Control Tower car park on Burys Bank Road, Newbury at 11am
WHEN: 15 June

WHAT: Buxton Festival. The UK's largest opera, music and literature festival. Ranulph Fiennes and Jeffrey Archer are just some of the special guests, where the audience has a unique opportunity to discover their life.
WHERE: Buxton Opera House, Water Street, Buxton, SK17 6XN, Derbyshire
WHEN: 11-27 July

WHAT: Oxford Symposium on Food & Cookery: Food & Markets. Event focusing on the culture and history of food bringing together historians, sociologists, anthropologists, scientists and chefs for a weekend. The 2015 event is titled 'Food & Communication'.
WHERE: St Catherine's College, Manor Road, Oxford, OX1 3UJ
WHEN: 11-13 July

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WHAT: Rhythm of the Dance UK Tour. The National Dance Company of Ireland are touring the UK this summer celebrating Irish history from the traditional Celtic Step to the more contemporary Sean Nos dance. Tour finishes 14th September.
WHERE: Various locations across the UK
WHEN: 11-16 July

WHAT: Norfolk Antique and Collectors Fair. A large variety of exhibitors come to Norfolk Showground where you are bound to lose yourself among the countless antique stands. The stand holders have expert knowledge on antiques and their history.
WHERE: The Norfolk Showground, Norwich NR5 0TT
WHEN: 12-13 July

WHAT: Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival. The event centres around cooking, trying and learning about seafood, with entertainment from local bands. Sponsored by Pommery Champagne.
WHERE: Weymouth Harbour, Weymouth, DT4, Dorset
WHEN: 12-13 July

WHAT: Warwick Castle Summer Proms. The castle's 1,100th Birthday is being celebrated with an evening of music and fireworks. The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra will lead the musical celebrations.
WHERE: Warwick Castle, 31 Vine Lane, Warwick, CV34 5BE
WHEN: 12 July

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WHAT: Panerai British Classic Week. Yacht regatta for classic boat enthusiasts.
WHERE: The Solent, Cowes, Isle of Wight
WHEN: 12-19 July

WHAT: Battle Proms Concert – Blenheim Palace. It is the 10th anniversary of the Battle Proms event. The event includes a choreographed spitfire display, fireworks, a concert and much more.
WHERE: Blenheim Palace, Glympton, Woodstock, OX20 1PX, Oxfordshire
WHEN: 12 July

WHAT: Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition – Private View. Marie Curie Cancer Care hosts a private viewing at the infamous Summer Exhibition. Philip Mould OBE will conduct a live auction.
WHERE: The Royal Academy, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD, London
WHEN: 14 July

WHAT: Live ballet and opera broadcast direct from the Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg. The Mariinsky Ballet's legendary production of La Bayadère is being broadcast live from the annual Stars of the White Nights Festival in St Petersburg for the first time, conducted by the great Valery Gergiev. Two days later, it's followed by the Mariinsky Theatre's new production of Prokofiev's War and Peace (also conducted by Gergiev) live from the Mariinsky's new theatre, Mariinsky II, which opened in 2013.
WHERE: Cinema screenings across the UK & Ireland. Full cinema listings on
WHEN: 14 July (La Bayadère) 16 July (War and Peace)

WHAT: National Countryside Week. Celebrating and appreciating the British countryside with organised walks nationwide, with funds going to The Princes Countryside Fund.
WHERE: Nationwide
WHEN: 14-20 July

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WHAT: Housing Design Awards. Celebrating and awarding architectural excellence in the UK.
WHERE: Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, LSE, London WC2A 2HT
WHEN: 15 July

WHAT: Festival of Hunting. Demonstration of support for hunting, with displays of dogs such as beagles, hunt shows and a variety of trade stands.
WHERE: East of England Showground, Peterborough, PE2 6XE Cambridgeshire
WHEN: 16 July

WHAT: Kew the Music. Outdoor music festival at Kew Gardens with artists such as Elvis Costello and Jools Holland. WHERE: Kew Gardens, Kew TW9 3AB Surrey
WHEN: 16-20 July

WHAT: International Print Biennale 2014. Concentrates on the diversity of contemporary printmaking, with exhibitions and events going on across the North East region. A variety of artwork is exhibited, ranging from Japanese prints to paintings and drawings by Thomas Bewick.
WHERE: Various locations in the North East
WHEN: 27 June - 9 August