Deciding where to go
Image by Harold Maunders / On this Day
Image: National Museums of Scotland
The National Museums of Scotland will celebrate Homecoming 2009 with a Fringe Music Festival of traditional and classical Scottish music. Michael Haywood and many others will perform.
An "electrifying" Helen Mirren and Dominic Cooper take the stage in Phèdre at the National Theatre.
The Festival of British Eventing begins August 7th at Gatcombe.
Rejoice in or suffer through The Ashes.
The August Calendar has more.