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Diary 16-22 August

Tuesday 17: York Race Meeting begins.

Wednesday 18: Diving, World Junior Championships begin, Crystal Palace. Horse Racing, Gimcrack Stakes, York.

Thursday 19: Cricket, England v Australia, sixth Test begins, The Oval. Golf, English Open, Forest of Arden.

Saturday 21: Bristol Festival of Transport begins, Whitchurch, Avon. Wensleydale International Brass Festival begins, Leyburn, North Yorkshire. Covent Garden Funfair opens, London WC2. Bowls, County Cup Championship, Worthing.

Sunday 22: Eleventh Sunday after Trinity. Falconry, Rievaulx Abbey, Rievaulx, North Yorkshire.