Diary: 13-19 June

Tuesday 14: Three Counties' Agricultural Show begins, Three Counties Showground, Malvern. Horse Racing, Royal Ascot begins, Ascot, Berkshire.

Wednesday 15: 'New Frontiers in Science' exhibition, Royal Society, London SW1 (also 16 June).

Thursday 16: 'RB Kitaj: a retrospective' exhibition opens, Tate Gallery, London SW1. Cricket, second Test begins, England v New Zealand, Lord's.

Friday 17: BP Portrait Award exhibition opens, National Portrait Gallery, London WC2. 'Annie Leibovitz: photographs 1970-90' exhibition opens, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh. Essex County Show begins, Essex County Showground, Great Leighs, Essex. Football, World Cup finals begin, United States.

Saturday 18: Biggin Hill International Air Fair begins, Biggin Hill, Kent. Britten Sinfonia and Ely Cathedral Choir concert, Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire. Motor Racing, Le Mans 24-hour race. Tug of War, National Championships, Paignton, Devon.

Sunday 19: Third Sunday after Trinity. Father's Day.

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