Five exhibitions to plan ahead for

An eclectic array of exhibitions to visit in the coming months

Plays to book ahead for

Secure your tickets for these upcoming theatre gems

Don’t sneer at selfies

Kim Kardashian and van Gogh have more in common than you might think

Edinburgh’s other festival

Venture beyond the Fringe for the excellent Edinburgh Art Festival

The Diary: Things to do in August

Your essential what’s on guide for the month ahead

The welcome revival of the revue show

As political life becomes stranger than fiction, the satirical revue is making a comeback

Films to watch in August

What to watch in cinemas this month

Gallery: Matisse in the Studio

A preview of the Royal Academy exhibition exploring Matisse’s art and inspiration

Edinburgh Festival 2017: comedy shows to book now

Al Porter, Sara Pascoe and Adam Riches are among the comedians to catch at this year’s Fringe

London’s best lidos

Stay cool at the capital’s finest open-air swimming pools

Summer reads for 2017

Brilliant books for the beach

Where to drink during the Edinburgh Festival

Escape the main Fringe venues and head to the finest pubs and bars the Scottish capital has to offer

The art of Waugh

A new exhibition showcases Evelyn Waugh, the visual artist

Horse racing’s big spenders haven’t been spooked by Brexit

Leicester City’s Thai owner is aiming to replicate his Premier League success on the racing track

London’s best outdoor cinemas

Catch a classic film in the fresh air this summer

The Diary: Things to do in July

Your indispensable guide to the best theatre, film, sport, restaurants and much more

Gallery: London Art Week

More than 40 galleries across the capital are joining forces for a week of fine art

Let’s stop pointing our camera phones at every single thing

If you’re lucky enough to see something truly remarkable, keep your phone in your pocket

The decline of the rock ‘n’ roll muse

Thanks to feminism and Instagram, girls don’t want to be groupies anymore

The Green Man festival

The best summer music festivals in 2017

A curated guide to the British festival circuit

We’ll keep the cat in Catford

The smart new money hasn’t poured in yet, but that makes this London borough affordable and practical

Labour’s Game of Thrones

The power play to decide who will succeed Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader will be ruthless

Do parents really matter?

Everything we thought we knew about how personality is formed is wrong

Cheeky’s nail bar at The Ned

The Square Mile hipsters

The fashionable private clubs springing up in the heart of the City