Diary: July

1: Henley Royal Regatta begins, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire. Polo, Championship for the Cowdray Park Gold Cup, West Sussex. Royal Norfolk Show begins, Norwich. Lake Windermere Festival, Windermere, Cumbria. Ludlow Festival, Ludlow, Shropshire. Polesden Lacey Open Air Theatre, Great Bookham, Surrey. Warwick Festival, Warwick. Antique and Collectors' Fair, Alexandra Palace, London N22.

2: Third Cornhill Test Match, Old Trafford.

3: Swanage Jazz and Blues Festival, Swanage, Dorset.

4: Wimbledon Ladies' Final, Wimbledon, London SW19. Eclipse Stakes, Sandown Park. Rushbearing, Musgrave, Brough, Cumbria. Torbay Annual Championship Swim, Meadfoot Beach, Torquay, Devon.

5: Fourth Sunday after Pentecost. Wimbledon Mens' Final. Cheltenham International Festival of Music, Cheltenham. City of London Festival begins. Daffodil Bike Ride from London to Kent, in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care, departs Crystal Palace Park, London SE19. Dover White Cliffs Half-Marathon, Dover.

6: Yachting, Royal Yachting Association, Sonata International Championships, Windermere, Cumbria. Silver Jubilee Reception, British Nutrition Foundation, Royal College of Physicians, London NW1.

8: Royal Tournament, Earl's Court, London SW5. Anglo-Venezuelan Society's annual dinner, Savoy Hotel, London WC2. International Flower Show, Hampton Court Palace, Surrey.

9: New Designers' Exhibition, Business Design Centre, Islington, London N1.

10: Metropolitan Police Horse Show and Tournament, East Molesey, Surrey. Organic Wine Fair, Ryton- on-Dunsmore, Warwickshire. European Food and Drink Festival, Tooley Street, London SE1. Royal Watercolour Society Summer Open Exhibition begins, Bankside Gallery, London SE1.

11: Royal Lymington Yacht Club Annual Regatta, West Solent, Hampshire. Durham County Show, Barnes Village Fair, Barnes Common, London SW13.

12: Fifth Sunday after Pentecost. British Grand Prix, Silverstone. Animal Fun Day, Silver Ring, Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire.

14: Yorkshire Show, Harrogate.

16: Open Golf Championship, Muirfield. Kent County Show, Detling, Kent. Southern Cathedrals Festival, Chichester, Salisbury, Winchester.

17: Sir Henry Wood Promenade Concerts begin, Royal Albert Hall, London SW7. Kingston Lacy Garden Party Concert, Wimborne Minster, Dorset. Cambridge Festival, Cambridgeshire. BBC Henry Wood Promenade Concerts begin, Royal Albert Hall, London SW7.

18: Festival of Pub Games and Real Ales, The Royal Oak, Midhurst, West Sussex. London International Festival of Street Entertainers, West Soho and Golden Square, London W1. Lambeth Country Show, Brockwell Park, London SE24. Portsmouth Festival, Portsmouth. King's Lynn Festival of Music and the Arts, King's Lynn.

19: Sixth Sunday after Pentecost. Antiques and Collectors Fair, Abbey Hall, Abingdon. SSAFA International Air Display, RAF Church Fenton, Tadcaster. Tolpuddle Martyrs Rally, Tolpuddle, Dorset.

20: Chester Summer Music Festival, Chester.

21: East of England Show, Alwalton, Cambridgeshire. Jazz on a Summer Night, Kew Gardens, Kew, Surrey.

22: RNAS Culdrose Air Day, Royal Naval Air Station, Helston, Cornwall.

23: Fourth Cornhill Test Match, Headingley. Royal Isle of Wight Agricultural Society County Show, Cowes, Isle of Wight. Game Fair, Tapley Park, Knutsford, Cheshire. Flower Festival in aid of Crisis, Southwark Cathedral, London SE1.

24: National Trust Craft Festival, Petworth House, Petworth, West Sussex. Cleethorpes Carnival Week and Parade, Cleethorpes, South Humberside.

25: Maidstone Carnival, Maidstone, Kent. Dartford Show, Dartford, Kent. Gosport Festival, Gosport, Hampshire. Swanage Carnival and Regatta Week, Swanage, Dorset. Deal Summer Music Festival, Deal, Kent.

26: International Polo Day, Cartier International Windsor. St Endellion Summer Festival of Music, Port Isaac, Cornwall.

27: Seventh Sunday after Pentecost.

28: Glorious Goodwood.

29: Harrogate International Festival, Harrogate, North Yorkshire.

30: Ambleside Sports, Rydal, Cumbria.

31: Sheep Dog Trial, Chartwell, Kent. Cambridge Folk Festival, Cherry Hinton Hall, Cambridge. Sidmouth Festival - International Festival of Folk Arts - Sidmouth, Devon.

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