DURHAM ORCHID SHOW 8th September, 10 am to 4 pm, free entry. Josephine Butler College, adjacent to the Botanic Garden, Durham.
*HARROGATE AUTUMN FLOWER SHOW 13TH to 15TH September.
*CASTLE HOWARD CHRISTMAS Castle Howard decorated for Christmas, 16th November to 5th January.
* Weardale Travel, Stanhope, are running a coach to both events.