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July 2-7 Music for Youth

More than 10,000 young musicians, singers and dancers will take part in Europe's largest youth music festival at London's South Bank. For details, go to or call 020 8870 9624.

July 4 Developing the Primary School Library

For details of this School Library Association event in Oxford call 01793 791787.

July 6-8 UK Reading Association Conference

This conference, at Canterbury ChristChurch University College, offers a range of workshops and seminars. A research day on July 5 will focus on the making and meaningof texts.

For more details,contact Jan Lowe on 01963 220 490 or e-mail:

July 18 National History Museum Predators Exhibition

Moving models of a great white shark, a toxic spider and an interactive chameleon are some of the exhibits featured in this Year of the Predator exhibition at the London-based museum. For details go to:

July 30-August 2 Professional Association of Teachers Annual onference

Themes at this conference, at Cardiff's Hilton Hotel, will include attention deficithyperactivity disorder and the revised SEN Code of Practice. Details from:

August 1 Playday 2001

The theme of the 14th annual Playday is play space. Everyone involved in children's play is invited to organise events. For details visit:; to get on the mailing list call 020 7843 6016.

August 1-7 1940s events at the Imperial War Museum

The Imperial War Museum in London has scheduled a range of 1940s events including films, children's workshops and dance demonstrations.Call020 7416 5320 or go to

September 14-15 The Early Years and Primary Teaching Exhibition Scotland

Sponsored by TES Primary, this exhibition will feature an extensive range of educational equipment and a seminar and training programme. Admission is free. To be held at the Thistle Hotel, Cambridge Street, Glasgow. For details, call Laurie Rose on 020 7782 3055.

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