The Poetry Lovers Garden. Designed by: Fiona Cadwallader at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

Finding literary inspiration in the garden

How writers and gardeners are influenced by one another’s art

Gallery: RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017

Show gardens and beautiful blooms from the Royal Hospital Chelsea

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Bafta TV Awards 2017: full list of winners

Happy Valley and Planet Earth won multiple awards at British television’s big night, but The Crown missed out

Eliud Kipchoge runs behind the team of pacemakers during the Nike Breaking2 attempt

Why Nike’s push to break the two-hour marathon has little to do with sport

The Breaking2 project is not the pure sporting endeavour it might appear to be

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Gallery: Pink Floyd at the V&A

A preview of Their Mortal Remains, the blockbuster exhibition charting Pink Floyd’s stellar career

10 commandments for the public house

The perfect pub should provide an alcohol-abetted escape from the modern world

Exhibition preview: Alberto Giacometti at Tate Modern

The major retrospective features more than 250 works by the Swiss artist

Julian Barrett as Mindhorn

Five films to see in May

What to watch in cinemas this month

How I discovered Germans do have a sense of humour

Mentioning the war is actively encouraged in German comedy clubs

Six plays to book ahead for

A selection of the most highly-anticipated productions on their way to British theatres in the coming months

The Green Man festival

The best summer music festivals in 2017

A curated guide to the British festival circuit

If Anthony Joshua is the future of boxing, God help us

Boxing is crying out for a charismatic leading light, but Joshua isn’t that man

Five exhibitions to see

From Rembrandt to Grayson Perry, an eclectic selection of exhibitions to visit in the coming months

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Five ways to make the most of tiny spaces

Taking inspiration from the Barbican’s Japanese House exhibition

Olivier Awards 2017: full list of winners

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child won a record-breaking nine awards

horses go over a jump in the 2016 Grand National

How to pick a Grand National winner

From algorithm to blind luck, there are many ways to choose which horse to bet on

a type writer and screwed up paper

The British short story needs saving

This grand literary tradition is being killed off by vapid competitions

Is Ivanka Trump a restrainer, or an enabler?

The unofficial but crucial role of Ivanka Trump at her father’s White House

Only two public figures had names prefixed by the word ‘mad’. Both were regulars at my local

Gentrification had already started in Islington, so eccentrics like Frankie Fraser and Mike Calvert stood out a mile

A visitor looks at a selection of paintings, at the press view for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2006, the world's largest open contemporary art exhibition showcasing work by unknown and emerging artists

How the Royal Academy is dramatically reinventing itself

To mark its 250th anniversary next year, the RA is to undergo an extensive redevelopment

Jordan Spieth playing at the Masters, Augusta, in 2015

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