The What, Where, When: 25 April

The Lady pick of the best events over the coming days
WHAT: Multicultural Shakespeare, exploring what Shakespeare means today in multicultural Britain; including how Asian and Black communities are responding to the work. Leading actors and directors will debate the topic in two sessions.
WHERE: Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL. Seminar Room 3, Level 3.
WHEN: 27 April

WHAT: The Other Art Fair, the sixth annual fair, will host works from 100 unrepresented artists, and will include talks, workshops and events over the weekend.
WHERE: Ambika P3, University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LS
WHEN: 25 – 27 April

WHAT: New Beginnings, a collection of art work featuring two Cornish painters, Racheal Kantaris and Kerry Harding.
WHERE: Hilton Fine Art, 5 Margaret's Building, Bath, BA1 2LP
WHEN: 5-26 April

WHAT: A Steady Rain, opened on Broadway in 2009, but now is set to take centre stage at Ustinov Studio in Bath. The play chronicles love and rage on the streets of Chicago. Box Office: 01225 448844/
WHERE: Ustinov Studio, Theatre Royal Bath, Sawclose, Bath, BA1 1ET
WHEN: 9 April – 10 May

WHAT: Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale streamed Live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. The score has been specially composed by Joby Talbot and the ballet coincides with the 450th celebrations of Shakespeare's birth – it's a winner. to find your nearest participating cinema
WHERE: At cinemas nationwide
WHEN: 28 April

WHAT : Harrogate Spring Flower Show, first held in 1911, this prestigious show has been around for some time and has a huge array of exhibits a including the UK's biggest floral art exhibition
WHERE: Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8NZ
WHEN: 24 – 27 April

WHAT: The London Original Print Fair, London's longest running art fair sees a variety of works from all periods of print making. An ideal environment for any collector to engage with artists and dealers
WHERE: Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BD
WHEN: 24 – 27 April

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WHAT: Chipping Norton Literary Festival
, boasting performances from Penny Vicenzi, Sir Roger Bannister and John Lloyd, this year's festival is action packed. Featuring poetry, reading and writing workshops, this is a must for the literary enthusiast.
WHERE: Various venues, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
WHEN: 24 -27 April

WHAT: Morpeth Northumbrian Gathering, the 47th Annual gathering features over 50 events of traditional Northumbria music, culture and includes a battle re-enactment.
WHERE: Various venues, Morpeth, Northumberland
WHEN: 25 – 27 April

WHAT: Sundance London, based on the American Sundance Festival, this London counterpart screens the best of independent American film.
WHERE: The O2 Arena, London, SE10 0AX
WHEN: 25 – 27 April

WHAT: Festival of Vintage, celebrating all things vintage including cars, frocks and collectables from the 1930s to the 1960s.
WHERE: The York Racecourse Exhibition Centre, York, YO23 1EX
WHEN: 26-27 April

WHAT: Shakespeare Birthday Celebrations, to mark the 450th anniversary of his death, the streets of Stratford will come alive with street theatre, dancing and music.
WHERE: Various Venues, Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire
WHEN: 26 – 27 April
Don't Miss: Flag unfurling in the Great Garden of New Place, Chapel Lane from 10.30am on the 26th April.

WHAT: Beaulieu Boat Jumble, the UK's largest sale of all things nautical with thousands of new and used boating bargains, it's a must for all sailors.
WHERE: Beaulieu Arena and Events Fields, Beaulieu, Brockenhurst, SO42 7ZN
WHEN: 27 April

WHAT: Tradfest Edinburgh, celebrating Scottish culture with a contemporary twist including dance, music, folk events, craft, storytelling and much much more.
WHERE: Various Venues, Edinburgh, Scotland
WHEN: April 29 – May 11