DIARY / September

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1: Burghley Horse Trials begin, Stamford, Lincolnshire. Buckinghamshire County Agricultural Show, Weedon Park, Aylesbury.

2: Blackpool Illuminations are lit, Blackpool, Lancashire.

3: Royal Highland Games begin, Braemar. Chatsworth Country Fair begins, Chatsworth, Bakewell, Derbyshire. Royal Marines Tattoo, Royal Marines Museum, Southsea, Hampshire. Cricket, NatWest trophy final, Lord's, London NW8.

4: Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity. All Ireland Hurling final, Croke Park, Dublin.

5: Farnborough International Aerospace Exhibition and Flying Display begins, Farnborough, Hampshire. Organ Recital by John Pryer, St Philip's Cathedral, Birmingham.

6: City of London Flower Show begins, Guildhall, London EC2.

7: Horse Racing, St Leger Festival Meeting begins, Doncaster.

8: 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: the Chelsea Years 1915-23' architecture exhibition begins, RIBA Gallery, London W1. Westmorland County Show, Crooklands, Cumbria. Golf, European Open Championships begin, East Sussex National.

9: Salisbury Festival of Arts begins.

National Carriage Driving Championships begin, Windsor.

10: Last Night of the Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London SW7. London Open House Day, public opening of over 200 buildings around London. Romsey Show begins, Broadlands Park, Romsey, Hampshire.

11: Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity. National Trust Regional Open Day, Hughenden Manor, High Wycombe, Berkshire.

13: Royal Horticultural Society Great Autumn Show begins, Royal Horticultural Halls, London SW1. Chelsea Antiques Fair begins, Chelsea Old Town Hall, London SW3.

14: Barbara Hepworth retrospective opens, Tate Gallery Liverpool.

15: Interfire 1994 firefighting show begins, East of England Showground, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Golf, British Masters, Woburn.

16: 'Patrick Heron: big paintings 1994' exhibition opens, Camden Arts Centre, London NW3. Shooting, European Championships begin, Bisley.

17: Southampton International Boat Show begins, Mayflower Park, Southampton, Hampshire. Horse Racing, Irish St Leger, The Curragh.

18: Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity.

20: 'Witnesses and Dreamers' exhibition opens, Museum of London, London EC2.

22: 'Childhood Re-collected' exhibition begins, Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford.

24: Craft Fair and Flower Festival begins, Orpington, Kent. Croquet, National finals, Solihull.

25: Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity. Alexandra Palace Antique and Collectors Fair begins, Alexandra Palace, London N22. Rochester Saints Festival begins, Rochester Cathedral, Kent. 'The Salters Way' guided walk, Hawthorn Dene Nature Reserve, County Durham.

28: 'Themes and Variations: ideas personified' exhibition opens, National Gallery, London WC2. Horse of the Year Show begins, Wembley.

29: Soho Jazz Festival begins, London W1.

30: 'Hobbema's The Avenue, Middelharnis' exhibition opens, Ulster Museum, Belfast.