UNTIL APRIL 2. SUNLIGHT AND SHADOW: THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF EMMA BARTON 1872-1938
Free exhibition at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery with previously unseen portraits of Dan Leno, the star of Victorian music-hall; the acclaimed Madonna and Child studies; portraits inspired by the Old Masters and Pre-Raphaelite painters; and the Kodak girl. A series of lunchtime lectures accompanies the exhibition. Details: 021 235 2840.
UNTIL MARCH 25
ROMEO AND JULIET
The love between the young people from violently feuding families has been given a powerful and passionate Mediterranean feel at the Sherman Theatre, Cardiff. Directed by Glen Walford, who has worked for the English Shakespeare Company and Bristol Old Vic, it will then tour Swansea, Bangor and Mold until April 8.
From March 1 to April 7, the HTV Lunchtime Plays return, all written by Welsh-based writers under 25, tickets Pounds 3.50 including coffee and a sandwich or Pounds 2. Box office: 0222 230451.
MARCH 4-APRIL 2
THE FORTIES: WAR AND PEACE
Music, literature, exhibitions and education projects at the South Bank, London SE1.
In the Royal Festival Hall galleries an interactive exhibition, "You Must Remember This", evokes wartime London through archive film, radio recordings and print, and "After Auschwitz" brings together contemporary artists' responses to the Holocaust.
Other highlights include a Duke Ellington tribute and a discussion between Denis Healey and Ben Pimlott on political life in the 40s.
For leaflet, please telephone: 071 928 8800.
SCHOOLS ORGANIC GARDENING WEEK
Pupils can find out about "springtails", food chains, what black beetles eat, and more during a half-day visit to Ryton Organic Gardens, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry. Admission: Pounds 1.50 per pupil. Booking: Peter Clark, 0203 303517.
LANGUAGE AND NIGHT
Free lecture by poet and author, Al Alvarez, whose latest book explores night life and language, sleep and dreams. Organised by Institute of Contemporary History and Wiener Library at Marylebone Room, International Students House, 229 Great Portland Street, London W1. Details: 071 636 7247.
ELTHAM HILL LECTURE
Sue Slipman, director of One Parent Families, launches a new lecture series at Eltham Hill School, London SE9, 2.15 pm, to mark International Women's Day. Free. Details: Lesley Day, 081 859 2843.
BEREAVEMENT IN CHILDHOOD: HOW THE SCHOOL CAN HELP
Lecture organised by Forum for the Advancement of Educational Therapy and Therapeutic Teaching to be given by Patsy Wagner, deputy principal educational psychologist, Kensington and Chelsea. Venue: Tavistock Clinic, 120 Belsize Lane, London NW3, 7 pm. Admission: Pounds 4, Pounds 2 members. Details: Heather Geddes, 0404 850329. FAETT enquiries: 081 998 4224 (evenings).