Diary: 8-14 July

Monday 8: Golf, Boys' Amateur Golf Championship, Little Aston Golf Club, Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire.

Wednesday 10: Nossek Chamber Quarter concert, National Portrait Gallery, London WC2.

Thursday 11: English National Sheepdog Trials begin, Northleach, Gloucestershire.

Friday 12: Equestrianism, Gatcombe Park Horse Trials begin, Minchinhampton (to 14 August).

Saturday 13: Children's Music Workshop, Science Museum, London SW7 (and 14 August). Football, Endsleigh League and Scottish League seasons begin.

Sunday 14: Eleventh Sunday after Trinity. Edinburgh International Festival begins, Edinburgh. Sailing, World, European and National Championships begin, Penzance, Cornwall.