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Plant an idea in London
The Garden Museum, next to Lambeth Palace, is holding a three-day houseplant festival from 23-25 October. Talks focus on making floristry more accessible, the language of houseplants and growing to eat in small spaces; there will be demonstrations, displays and plants for sale too. Tickets £5, gardenmuseum.org.uk.
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Go surfing in Bristol
Many will be keen to get outdoors and on the water, not least because it’s one of the safest places around at the moment. The Wave inland surfing lagoon offers year-round boarding, with waves to suit all abilities – from 50cm to 2m barrels. Beginner lessons from £40 per child and £50 per adult, surf sessions from £30, reservations essential, thewave.com.