Diary: 9-15 August

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Monday 9: Cycling, Tour of Britain begins.

Tuesday 10: Royal Horticultural Society Summer Flower Show begins, RHS Halls, London SW1.

Friday 13: Shrewsbury Flower Show begins, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Bowman Antiques Fair begins, Bingley Hall, Stafford. Equestrianism, British Open Horse Trials Championships begin, Gatcombe Park, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire. Polo, Pony Club Championships, Cowdray Park.

Saturday 14: Edinburgh International Film Festival begins. Merseyside International Caribbean Carnival begins, Liverpool, Merseyside. Sunderland Air Show begins, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear. Football League Season starts. Lacrosse, 1993 World Cup Final, Heriot- Watt University, Edinburgh.

Sunday 15: Tenth Sunday after Trinity. Edinburgh International Festival and Fringe Festival begin. Cycling, Leeds Classic. Tennis, British Junior National Championships, Nottingham.