April 2019

Timber runs from 5-7 July

After the success of its inaugural festival last year, Timber returns in equally rumbustious form form its second run, again in the National Forest. Join artists, musicians, scientists and thinkers for a weekend that celebrates life and nature..especially forests.

London Glassblowing

London Glassblowing's Peter Layton has a new collection of glass named after an orang-utan called Gito and 20 per cent of sales will go to Ovaid, a veterinary charity that cares for orang-utans in Borneo

Colombes du L'été by F Huet, from Ottocento

There is no more eco and ethical way to furnish our homes and build up collections of collectibles than by taking our custom to antiques fairs. And the upcoming Petworth Park fair in West Sussex offers much to tantalise

Catherine Southon

If you've yet to discover the joys of auctions, you're missing a trick