AUGUST 19-20 AND 26-28 SEAFARERS' TALES. On board the Cutty Sark at King William Walk, Greenwich, London SE10, actors in period costume will tell true stories about the lives of its 19th-century crew. The half-hour performances are by Ross Interpretations. Admission to the ship: Pounds 3.25 adults, Pounds 2.25 concessions, Pounds 8 families. Details: 0181 858 3445.
AUGUST 27-SEPTEMBER 2 BUDE JAZZ SUMMER SCHOOL. Workshops and masterclasses for young musicians aged 14-30 covering everything from traditional and mainstream jazz to the challenges of bebop and beyond, and a course on improvisation teaching, August 31-September 1, led by Eddie Harvey, London College of Music. Students will participate in a gala performance and have access to concerts at the Bude Jazz Festival. Details: 01392 218368.
SEPTEMBER 7-9 WRITING AND COMPUTERS. Organised by and held at the London Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1 for theorists, practitioners and researchers from all disciplines concerned with the writing process and computers. The programme includes: lectures, research papers, symposia, workshops, exhibitions and social activities. Details: 0171 612 6017.