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UNTIL MAY 27 STUDENT DESIGN AWARDS Award-winning entries from the Royal Society of Arts student design competition are on display at the Oxo Tower, South Bank, London SE1, 11am-6pm. Works include: an expanding off-road caravan; IKEA-style, flat-pack, recyclable storage units for young city dwellers; and a virtual screen-based gallery tour for Web surfers. The exhibition is then touring for a year starting with Glasgow. Details: 0171 930 5115.

UNTIL JUNE 27 THE ART OF FASHION UNTIL JULY 4 PERCEPTIONS Exhibitions at Hove Museum and Art Gallery, East Sussex. The second features the personal responses to items in the museum's collections done by children and adults of Brighton Society for the Blind based at William Moon Lodge. Details: 01273 290200.

MAY 15 CITIZENSHIP EDUCATION Free open meeting of the Philosophy for Education Group at the University of North London, Holloway Road, N7, 10am-1pm. Speaker: Dr Henry Tam, chair, UK Communitarian Forum. Details: Sheila Richards, 0181 858 3364; e-mail: 100740.735@compuserve.com MAY 15 CRAFTS FROM THE PAST Walking-stick making, chair caning, spinning and lucet demonstrations, herbs and aromatheraphy, butter making and tarot card reading are among the activities taking place at Clarke Hall, Wakefield, 10am-3pm. Entry: pound;3 adults, pound;1.50 pensioners, children free. Details: 01924 302700.

MAY 17-JUNE 25 OUT ON A LIMB: THE DISABLED FIGURE IN ART Students on the MA Gallery Studies course at Essex University, Colchester, are staging this exhibition to challenge people's preconceptions of disability. It will feature the work of disabled and non-disabled artists. Free admission. Details: 01206 872074.

MAY 21 APPEAL: 1998 A-LEVEL ENGLISH LITERATURE The Independent Appeals Authority for School Examinations will hear this appeal at 29 Bolton Street, London W1, at 10am. Open to the public. Details: 0171 509 5348.

MAY 22 TRAVEL ROUND YOUR TREASURES Pick up your digital photo passport at Derby's museums on this annual family day and join in activities including: what's in grandparents' luggage, make your own pirate hat or postcard; wear an Egyptian face and (at the Industrial Museum) steam and bus rides. The day is part of Museums Week, May 15-22, during which visitors are asked to "design a label" with the aim of helping staff improve the appearance of the labels in its new ceramics gallery opening in summer 2000. Details: Sue Christian, 01332 716654.

MAY 29 AND JUNE 26 EDUCATING THE WHOLE CHILD Workshop organised by Consultancy for Holistic Education in Islington, London N1, for teachers, teacher trainees and trainers. Jana Borisavljevic, who has trained and worked in both state and Rudolf Steiner-Waldorf education, will look at the developmental phases of childhood and how children's needs can be met at different stages. Fee: pound;20, pound;15 concessions. Details: 0181 340 6399; e-mail: jana.b@btinternet.com

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