The What, Where, When: 12 September

The Lady pick of the best events over the coming days
WHAT: Vodafone's London Fashion Week S/S 2015. London hosts Britain's biannual fashion showcase, exhibiting designers work for their Spring/ Summer collections.
WHERE: Various London venues.
WHEN: 12-16 September

WHAT: The Long Division Festival. The three year old, sell-out festival returns to showcase the best in local talent, as well as performances from national and international acts. Headliners include The Cribs.
WHERE: Various venues, Wakefield, Yorkshire
WHEN: 12-14 September

WHAT: JCB International Sheepdog trials. This is one out of the five yearly Sheepdog trials organised by the International Sheepdog Society. With trials starting bright and early at 8am and running until 6pm in the evening, the event attracts Sheepdog enthusiasts from far and wide to enjoy a weekend of fun filled activities for all of the family.
WHERE: Kilbegnett, County Roscommon, Ireland
WHEN: 12-14 September

WHAT: Open Cambridge Weekend. Hosted in the grounds of the prestigious university, the Open Cambridge weekend offers open access to visitors, with talks and exhibitions across the two day event. Top talks include Dr Kate Kennedy's speech trace the life of war poet Ivor Gurney
WHERE: Various Venues, Cambridge
WHEN: 12 -13 September

WHAT: Cornish Bluegrass Festival. Set in the beautiful holiday destination of the Newquay, and hosted in the multi award-winning Hendra Holiday Park, the fun filled festival is one not to miss. With tickets starting at just £25, you will have access to live performances, music and dance workshops, in addition to all of the facilities offered by the holiday park itself.
WHERE: Hendra Holiday Park, Newquay, TR8 4NY
WHEN: 12-14 September

WHAT: Remember A Charity Week 2014. Running from the 8-14th September the week includes The Living Legends documentary which aims to inspire the nation to think about leaving a charitable gift in their Will.
WHERE: various locations, nationwide.
WHEN: 8-14 September

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WHAT: Ludlow Food and Drink Festival. Join fellow food lovers in Ludlow to celebrate quality and diversity of the best in local independent food and drink producers.
WHERE: Ludlow Castle, Ludlow, SY8 1AY, Shropshire
WHEN: 12-14 September

WHAT: Lagavulin Islay Jazz Festival. The enchanting island of Islay hosts their annual jazz festival this weekend. Offering a wide variety of music across the three days, the programme brings Scottish and international performers together for a great weekend of entertainment.
WHERE: various venues, Islay, Scotland
WHEN: 12-14 September

WHAT: SelfBuild Show- Dublin. This three day event offers advice and equipment to build, extend and renovate their homes.
WHERE: Citywest Conference Centre, Dublin, Ireland
WHEN: 12-14 September

WHAT : Goodwood Revival. The worlds largest motor racing meet is back for another exquisite event which celebrates the cream of the crop of classic automobiles.
WHERE: Goodwood Racecourse, Chichester, PO18 0PS
WHEN: 12-14 September

WHAT: IKEA Idea Festival. Taking place in the Lakeside store, the IKEA Idea Festival includes interactive workshops, fun activities and fantastic IKEA FAMILY offers will be taking place all day – all demonstrating how one small change in the bedroom and bathroom can make a big difference.
WHERE: IKEA, Lakeside Retail Park, Heron Way, West Thurrock, Essex
WHEN: 14-15 September

WHAT: Winchester Poetry Festival. With its debut this year, The Winchester Poetry Festival hosts numerous readers and talks centred around the theme of war around the world.
WHERE: Various venues, Winchester
WHEN: 12-14 September

WHAT: Southern Model Show. The event offers its visitors the opportunity to try out the best in remote control models. With demonstrations by expert flyers, the two day event offers something for all of the family.
WHERE: Headcorn Aerodrome, Shenley Farm Cottages, Headcom, Ashford, Kent
WHEN: 13-14 September

WHAT: Mardi Gras in Mayfair. Mardi Gras comes to Mayfair with jazz and dancing around Shepherd Market Square. With themed cocktails, promotions in pubs and bars and the late opening of shops to enjoy, this is sure to be an evening of excitement and fun.
WHERE: Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London, W1
WHEN: 17 September

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WHAT: National Open Art. The annual open art completion is back for its 18th year. The event aims to nurture the creativity of both professional and amateur artists.
WHERE: Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
WHEN: 18 September- 24 October

WHAT: Ustinov Studio autum season. The season comprises of the plays; Play Strindberg, The Father and Exit the King
WHERE: Ustinov Studios, Theatre Royal Bath, Sawclose, Bath, BA1 1AT
WHEN: 11 September- 11 October

WHAT: Jerwood Drawing Prize. The longest running drawing competition in the UK is back for its 20th year. Committed to championing excellence in drawing, the prize celebrates and promotes the breadth of contemporary art in the UK
WHERE: Jerwood Space, 171 Union St, London SE1 0LN
WHEN: 17 September- 26 October

WHAT: Ordinary Beauty: The Photography of Edwin Smith. The Architecture Gallery presents the first major retrospective of Edwin Smith, one of Britain's foremost 20th century photographers.
WHERE: The Architecture Gallery, RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London, W1.
WHEN: 10 September- 6 December

WHAT: Sunday Times Watercolour Competition. This is the most prestigious prize for watercolour painting in the UK. The panel of judges include artists and art writers.
WHERE: Mall Galleries, London
WHEN: 15-20 September

WHAT: Autumn Exhibition @ Pangolin London. Sculpture specialists Pangolin London are staging major exhibitions of work by renowned artists Peter Randall-Page and William Tucker RA this autumn.
WHERE: Pangolin London, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
WHEN: 5 September- 4 October

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WHAT: Basildon Womens Aid Charity Ball. Basildon Women's Aid Friends of Refuge Kids are holding their 6th Charity Ball. This fabulous evening will be a fun and prestigious event giving the opportunity to support children whose lives have been affected by abuse.
WHERE: Orsett Hall, Prince Charles Avenue, Orsett, Essex RM16 3HS
WHEN: 19 September

WHAT: Walker Cup. The golf tournament contested by the leading amateurs from Great Britain, Ireland and the USA
WHERE: Royal Lytham & St Annes, Lytham St Annes, FY8 3LQ, Lancashire
WHEN: 12-13 September

WHAT: Jane Austen Festival. The 14th Annual festival shows participants parading along the grand Georgian terraces of Bath in Regency costume whilst accompanied by music and dance.
WHERE: Various venues, Bath
WHEN: 12- 20 September

WHAT: Hardwick Live Garden Party. The Hardwick Hall Hotel hosts this two day music and dance festival, with performers including Scouting For Girls, Simples Minds and The Jacksons
WHERE: Hardwick Hall Hotel, Sedgefield, TS21 2EH, Durham
WHEN: 12- 13 September

WHAT: The PSP Southampton Boat Show. Europe's largest purpose built on-water boat show features over 600 exhibitors and 1,000 boats on display. Hosts the start of the Global Ocean Race.
WHERE: Mayflower Park, Southampton, SO15 1HJ
WHEN: 12-21 September

WHAT: Antiques, Collectors, 20th Century and Art Deco Fair. Vintage traders from all over the UK and France will congregate to offer a wide range of vintage merchandise.
WHERE: Alexander Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London N22 7AY
WHEN: 14 September