The What, Where, When: 23 May

The Lady pick of the best events over the coming days
WHAT: London International Atiquarian Book Fair Europe's largest gathering of bibliophiles
WHERE: Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UX
WHEN: 22 – 24 May

WHAT: Cirque du Soleil: Dralion First UK Arena tour to celebrate the Cirque du Soleil's 15th Anniversary
WHERE: LG Arena, Birmingham, Midlands
WHEN: 22 – 25 May

WHAT: Houghton International Horse Trial One of the country's newest international horse trials
WHERE: Houghton Hall, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 6UE
WHEN: 22 – 25 May

WHAT: Devon County Show One of the largest county shows of its kind in the country
WHERE: Westpoint Exhibition Centre, Exeter, Devon EX5 1DJ
WHEN: 22 – 24 May

www-country-showDevon County Show

WHAT: London Photo Festival Showcasing up and coming photographers
WHERE: The Crypt, St George the Martyr Church, Borough High Street, London SE1 1JA
WHEN: 22 – 24 May

WHAT: The Hay Festival World famous arts festival
WHERE: Hay-on-Wye, Powys, HR3
WHEN: 22 – 1 June

WHAT: Ideal Home Show, Scotland Scotland's biggest consumer home interest event
WHEN: 23 – 26 May

WHAT: 1940S Weekend Re-enactors and vintage attractions and stalls highlighting the 1940s fashions, history and culture
WHERE: various venues in Bury, Greater Manchester
WHEN: 24 – 26 May

WHAT: Foodies Festival – Surrey Part of a nationwide series showcasing the best in food and drink
WHERE: Marble Hill House, Richmond Hill, Twickenham, London
WHEN: 24 – 26 May

www-duxfordThe D-Day Air Show

WHAT: The D-Day Air Show Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the decisive campaign
WHERE: Imperial War Museum, Duxford, Cambridgeshire
WHEN: 24 – 25 May

WHAT: Kent Garden Show Featuring award-winning gardens and floral displays
WHERE: Kent Showground, Maidstone, Kent
WHEN: 24– 26 May

WHAT: Highclere Country ShowAt the home of "Downton Abbey", a show celebrating country life
WHERE: Highclere Castle, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 9RN
WHEN: 25 – 26 May

WHAT: Georgian Wine Tasting
WHERE: Vinopolis, 1 Bank End, Southwark, London
WHEN: 23 May

WHAT: Ai Weiwei Conceptual art and sculpture exhibition
WHERE: Lisson Gallery, 27, Bell Street, London
WHEN: 23 May – 19 July

WHAT: Richard Long His first solo exhibition at Lisson Gallery in 3 decades
WHERE: Lisson Gallery, 52-54, Bell Street, London
WHEN: 23 May – 12 July

www-cirqueCirque du Soleil: Dralion

WHAT: Jerwood Encounters TTTT An art & sculpture exhibition
WHERE: 171 Union Street, Bankside, London SE1 0LN
WHEN: 14 May – 22 June

WHAT: Soho Flea Market Premier artisan and designer craft event
WHERE: Soho, London
WHEN: 25 May

WHAT: Bigger Bouncier Ping Pong Date
WHERE: Bounce, 121 Holborn, London, EC1N 2TD
WHEN: 25 May

WHAT: Afternoon Tea in Bloom at the Chelsea Flower Show An afternoon to tea to celebrate the great outdoors, from violet and rose to mint and jasmine
WHERE: No. Ten Manchester Street, nr Regent's Park, London
WHEN: Until 25 May