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Diary: 13-19 December

Monday 13: Polo, England v France, Winkfield.

Thursday 16: Show Jumping, International Championships begin, Olympia, London W14.

Friday 17: Royal Horticultural Society Christmas Show, Royal Horticultural Halls, London SW1.

Saturday 18: 'Christmas Cartoons 1913- 1972' exhibition begins, Royal Museum, Canterbury. Horse Racing, SGB Handicap Chase, Ascot.

Sunday 19: Fourth Sunday in Advent.