The What, Where, When: 13 June

The Lady pick of the best events over the coming days
WHAT: SERET London Israeli Film Festival. In its third year, SERET brings the very best Israeli films and documentaries to cinemas across London. The week-long festival's Opening Gala is to be at the BAFTAs, with the first UK screening of thriller film 'Bethlehem'
WHERE: Various venues across London. Bafta, Cine Lumiere, Odeon Swiss Cottage, Odeon Panton Street, Soho Hotel, the LJCC, and the JW3 Jewish cultural centre
WHEN: 15-22 June

WHAT: Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel. An hour-long comedy play set in the style of Jane Austen and based entirely on audience suggestions, with previous show titles including Pride and Predator and Mansfield Shark.
WHERE: Nottingham Playhouse, Wellington Circus, Nottingham, NG1 5AF
WHEN: 12 June. On tour until 4 July

WHAT: Rioja Tapas Fantasticas – A Taste of Spain on the Southbank. Free two day festival on London's Southbank, celebrating Rioja wine, Spanish food and lifestyle. The festival will include pop-up offerings from some of London's best Tapas restaurants and over forty Rioja wineries.
WHERE: Potters Fields, Tooley Street /The Queenswalk, Southwark, London SE1 2AA
WHEN: 14-15 June

WHAT: Ebb and Flow, an exhibition by Qin Yuhai. A photographic exhibition by Chinese photographer, Qin Yuhai, including a world exclusive of new studies of water taken from the Chinese landscape over many years.
WHERE: Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's HQ, King's Road, London, SW3 4RY
WHEN: 11-15 June

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WHAT: Affordable Art Fair. Four days of sunshine and art on Hampstead's heath, with the art priced between £40-£40,000. Visitors will experience a huge range of unique work including paintings, prints, sculpture and photography.
WHERE: Lower Fairground Site, East Heath Road, Hampstead, London, NW3 1TH
WHEN: 12-15 June

WHAT: Free Range Art and Design Show 2014. A showcase of over 3000 graduates' work in a range of five disciplines: Design; Fashion; Art; Photography; Interiors and Architecture, as well as over a hundred courses on offer.
WHERE: Ely's Yard, F Block, Old Truman Brewery, 15 Hanbury Street, London, E1 6QR
WHEN: Until 14 July

WHAT: Hampton Court Palace Festival 2014. Held in the palace's historic main courtyard, the festival has an intimate atmosphere for 3000, with the option to picnic beforehand in the Palace Gardens. This year's lineup includes George Benson, The Beach Boys, Dionne Warwick, Jamie Cullum, Rick Astley & Jason Donovan, Jools Holland and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra.
WHERE: Hampton Court Palace, Surrey, KT8 9AU
WHEN: 11-25 June

WHAT : Steve Ullathorne's Comic Collection. An exhibition of photographer Steve Ullathorne's work, one of the best known photographers of comedy performers, at the Museum of Comedy.
WHERE: The Undercroft, St George's Church, Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2SR
WHEN: From 17 June.


WHAT: Q Vodka's Exclusive Package for Father's Day. An exclusive package for two, including a chauffeur drive journey to the Savoy Grill, a two course dinner and two Q Vodka cocktails per person.
WHERE: The Savoy, Strand, London WC2R 0EU
WHEN: 15 June

WHAT: centre:mk Welcomes Choice Frozen Yoghurts and Ice Cream. Centre:mk welcomes Choice Frozen Yoghurts and Ice Cream to their Silbury Arcade. Choice offer a range of healthy snacks, with some options being fat-free
WHERE: centre:mk, 24 Silbury Arcade, Central Milton Keynes, MK9 3ES
WHEN: 9 June

WHAT: Middlewich Folk & Boat Festival. Annual community event bringing together canal boats with musicians performing.
WHERE: Various venues, Middlewich, Cheshire
WHEN: 13-15 June

WHAT: Great North Swim. Lake Windermere is set to see around 6,000 elite to novice competitors take to its waters in the biggest mass participation open water swim in the UK.
WHERE: Lake Windermere, Windermere, Cumbria
WHEN: 13-15 June

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WHAT: Aldeburgh Festival. Held in celebration of Benjamin Brittan, Aldeburgh is to host over 80 musical events ranging from song recitals, orchestral and chamber music concerts to opera.
WHERE: Various venues, Aldeburgh
WHEN: 13-29 June

WHAT: Royal Academy School Show Exhibition. Showcase of student artists' work who have just completed their postgraduate course.
WHERE: Royal Academy Schools, Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, London, W1J OBD
WHEN: 13-29 June

WHAT: Great Notts Show. Local event which includes entertainment, activities, a charity tug of war and fireworks.
WHERE: Old Market Square, Nottingham, NG1
WHEN: 13-15 June

WHAT: Royal Three Counties Show. The largest celebration of food and farming in the UK, with the opportunity to see Britain's finest cattle, sheep and pigs and taste the region's best food and drink. The Main Arena's entertainment includes Bolddog Lings (Britain's Got Talent semi-finalists), the Mounted Games, Show Jumping and the Red Devils Parachute Regiment Display Team.
WHERE: The Three Counties Showground, Great Malvern, WR13 6NW, Worcestershire
WHEN: 13-15 June

WHAT: Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival. The world's biggest free maritime music festival, which sees over 350 British and international singers perform, all to preserve and promote Falmouth and Cornwall's maritime heritage.
WHERE: Various venues, Falmouth, Cornwall
WHEN: 13-15 June

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WHAT: Summer Wolf. The summer leg of the 10k off-road running series involving around 6,000 competitors negotiating man-made and natural obstacles.
WHERE: Lutterworth, Leicestershire
WHEN: 14-15 June

WHAT: Armagh County Agricultural Show. One of the longest-running county shows in Ireland, features a funfair, livestock classes, parade of vintage vehicles and horse agility classes.
WHERE: Gosford Forest Park, Markethill, Co. Armagh, BT60 1UG
WHEN: 14 June

WHAT: Skipton Horse Trials. This year marks Skipton's 25th anniversary, and features a one day event including dressage, cross country and show jumping.
WHERE: Funkirk Farm, Carleton, Skipton, North Yorkshire
WHEN: 14-15 June

WHAT: Ludlow Shakespeare Festival. Includes an outdoor production of 'As You Like It', classical concerts, pop concerts with fireworks and street entertainment.
WHERE: Ludlow Castle, Ludlow, SY8 1AY, Shropshire
WHEN: 14-22 June

WHAT: Broadstairs Dickens Festival. Features theatre productions, music entertainments, a parade, exhibition and Victorian Fair. Visitors attend in Victorian attire.
WHERE: Various venues, Broadstairs, Kent
WHEN: 14-20 June

WHAT: Chester Regatta. This oldest rowing event of its kind sees 200 crews compete in a knockout series of races.
WHERE: River Dee, Sandy Lane, Chester, Cheshire
WHEN: 14 June

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WHAT: Honley Show. One of the most prestigious rural shows in the country, featuring wildlife displays, vintage tractors, ferret racing and donkey rides.
WHERE: Honley Showground, Moor Lane, Farnley Tyas, Huddersfield, HD4 6UW, West Yorkshire
WHEN: 14 June

WHAT: The Cambridge Town & Country Show. Cambridge's largest free to enter family show. Entertainment includes The Sheep Show, have-a-go terrier racing, Birds of Prey flying displays, ferret racing and steam engines.
WHERE: Parker's Piece, Cambridge, CB1 1JF
WHEN: 14-15 June

WHAT: Sunderland Festival. Family day with activities in circus skills, arts and crafts workshops, live music, funfair and family competitions of five-a-side and tug of war.
WHERE: Herrington Country Park, Sunderland, DH4 7EL
WHEN: 14-15 June

WHAT: Peterborough Dragon Boat Festival. Held in aid of East Anglia's Children Hospices, this event attracts teams of local companies, organisations and friends.
WHERE: Peterborough City Rowing Club, Thorpe Meadows, Peterborough, PE3 6LN
WHEN: 14 June

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WHAT: Cumberland County Show. A celebration of farming, food and countryside in Cumbria's largest agricultural show, featuring around 300 exhibitors.
WHERE: Carlisle Racecourse, Carlisle, CA2 4TS
WHEN: 14 June

WHAT: Hyde Bark. Hyde Park's annual dog show in aid of north-west London animal home.
WHERE: Hyde Park, London, W1
WHEN: 15 June

WHAT: The Cartier Queen's Cup Final. Rated as one of the world's top five polo events, attracting the best international players and traditionally played in the presence of The Queen.
WHERE: Guards Polo Club, Windsor Great Park, Egham, TW20 0HP, Surrey
WHEN: 15 June

WHAT: Marylebone Summer Fair. Featuring a range of family activities including entertainment, food, drink, a market and a tombola.
WHERE: Marylebone Village, London, W1
WHEN: 15 June


WHAT: Aberystwyth and Ceredigion County Show. One of the largest traditional agriculture shows in Wales.
WHERE: Gelli Angharad Show Field, Aberytwyth, SY23 3LL, Wales
WHEN: 14 June – 14 July

WHAT: Open Garden Squares Weekend. The London Parks and Gardens Trust opens up over 200 normally private gardens and squares for the public across the capital.
WHERE: Various venues, London
WHEN: 14-15 June

WHAT: Bristol Festival of Nature. The weekend features stalls, walks, films, wildlife tours of the docks, food and sneak previews of forthcoming BBC nature programmes.
WHERE: Various venues, Bristol Harbourside, Bristol
WHEN: 14-15 June

WHAT: Sussex Country Fair. Features vintage machinery and station engines as well as displays by traditional crafts men and women.
WHERE: Parham Park, Pulborough, RH20 4HS, West Sussex
WHEN: 14-15 June