Travel Agenda: Simon English's "land art journey"; Milton Keynes International Festival; Ben & Jerry's Sundae on the Common in Clapham


Today: The artist Simon English releases 500 red and white balloons at Ulverston in Cumbria to mark the start of a "land art journey", retracing the steps he took for his monumental 1971 artwork All England Sculpture (
englandrevisited.net ).

This week: The first Milton Keynes International Festival runs from Friday until 25 July with a fanciful theme that includes a house-sized mechanical carousel (from the French company behind the giant Sultan's Elephant), music, dance and comedy ( ifmiltonkeynes.org ).

In the diary: Get your fill of ice-cream, music, fun and games at Ben & Jerry's Sundae on the Common in Clapham, London on 24-25 July ( benjerry.co.uk/sundae). Barcelona, Gdansk and Fuerteventura are three new destinations from Leeds/Bradford airport this winter, where Europe's biggest airline, Ryanair, is expanding its operations from late October ( ryanair.com ).

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