SEPTEMBER 23-OCTOBER 20 CAMBERWELL COLLECTION This collection, which is visiting the London Institute Gallery, 65 Davies Street, London W1, was established in 1951 by the Inner London Education Authority as a circulating exhibition and became the largest and most representative post-war educational collection of design and craft. It features pottery, including work by Hans Coper and Lucie Rie, factory glass, printed and woven textiles, domestic ware in wood, metal and ceramics and children's toys. Free admission. Details: 0171 514 6000.
SEPTEMBER 26-DECEMBER 8 BRIDGING THE CITY A proposal for a new habitable bridge for the Thames forms the centrepiece of this Royal Academy of Arts exhibition on the contribution inhabited bridges have made to the growth and development of our cities. Photographs, models and drawings complement a river of time, running from the Middle Ages to the present through the main galleries of Burlington House, London W1, and spanned by 20 scale models beginning with Old London Bridge and Venice's Rialto Bridge. A programme for GNVQ students, training days for primary teachers, study sessions for primary pupils and a teachers' pack are available. Details: 0171 494 573233.
SEPTEMBER 26 EAST OF ENGLAND EDUCATION CONVENTION Heads and school governors are invited to Chilford Hall, Linton, near Cambridge, to listen to Professor Margaret Maden, Centre for Successful Schools, Keele University, and John Sutton, general secretary, Secondary Heads Association, and to join in seminars ranging from ways of raising finance to 100 ways to motivate pupils. Free admission. Details: Aileen Owen Davies, 01784 437134.
SEPTEMBER 27-28 WEALD WOOD FAIR: FROM FOREST TO FINAL FORM East Sussex County Council is inviting tree lovers to Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum, Halland, near Lewes. The line-up includes working horses, traditional crafts such as hedge-laying and charcoal making, and the Adams Axemen Display Team. The project is designed to encourage the management of neglected woodlands by helping to rekindle local outlets for local products. Details: Jane Stevens, 01273 481606.
SEPTEMBER 26-APRIL 6 "RAIN": NATIVE AMERICAN PEOPLES OF THE DESERT SOUTHWEST An exhibition at the Museum of Mankind, Burlington Gardens, London W1, about the importance of rain in the rich ceremonial and artistic life of the native peoples of Arizona and New Mexico. On September 27-29 and October 1-6 a group of native artists will demonstrate their work. School groups may book workshops with the artists on 0171 323 8043.
SEPTEMBER 28 COLLEGE DAY Students interested in taking a degree at Harvard and other universities in the United States are invited to the American School, St John's Wood, London NW1 at 9am-noon (for students following the American curriculum) and noon-3pm (for those following the British curriculum). Free entry to anyone who pre-registers with the organisers, the Fulbright Commission, or Pounds 1 on the day. Details: 0171 404 6994 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org SEPTEMBER 28 ANDOCTOBER 5 LOOKING ON THE BLACK SIDE The Black Country Living Museum, near Dudley, West Midlands, is offering teachers a free visit and guided tour to show what the museum has to offer them when planning educational visits. Booking forms: Margaret Taylor, 0121 557 9643.