Events;Briefing;Noticeboard

4th June 1999 at 01:00
UNTIL SEPTEMBER 5

BUFFALO BILL'S WILD WEST

Buffalo Bill (aka WF Cody), the great scout and tracker of the Wild West, became the most flamboyant showman of all time. This exhibition at the Royal Armouries, Leeds, tells his extraordinary story and features the Deadwood Stagecoach, some of Annie Oakley's guns, a tipi, Cody's silver-inlaid saddle and lots more. Details: 0113 220 1999.

JUNE 10-11

FREE COURSE

A taster course for those considering a career in secondary teaching, particularly design and technology, maths, science and information technology, is being run by the University of Wales College, Newport. Free accommodation on Caerleon campus plus help with travel costs. Details: 01633 432432.

JUNE 14-25

COMMUNITY 2000

Television presenter Johnny Ball is to open this arts festival being held at Bexleyheath school, Kent. Highlights include: Royal National Theatre workshops, Odiri Ewvenri, African storyteller, The Globe Players and the Gyosei Taiko School of Japanese Drumming. Details: Abigail Moss, 07957 340775.

STARTING JUNE 19

OWARE TOURNAMENTS

Oware, the African mathematical board game which has been gaining popularity among schools in the UK, is being played by teams of under-11s and under-18s at the following venues: D'Awale Championships, June 19, Barcelona; International Festival des Jeux, July 5-11, Cannes; Lambeth Fields Tournament, July 17-18, London SE1; and the world championships at the Minds Sports Olympiad, August 21-28, Olympia Conference Centre, London SW7. Details: Glenda Trew, The Oware Society, 0181 265 9905; e-mail: oware@clara.net

JUNE 23

ROUTES INTO HORTICULTURE

Seminar together with displays by colleges and employers for careers advisersteachers, organised by The Royal Horticultural Society at Horticultural Halls Conference Centre, London SW1. Experts will give talks on routes into and branches of the industry. Free admission. Send SAE for booking form before June 15 to: Careers Seminar, RHS, Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey GU23 6QB.

JULY 1-2

RECORDING OUR COMMUNITIES

Course organised by South Buckinghamshire Continuing Education at the Evreham CE Centre, Iver, for community group members wishing to set up their own "Preparing for the Millennium" project. Free to BCE tutors, otherwise pound;40. Concessions available. Details: 01753 650035 (course code B487G).

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