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Five things to do this week 13 - 20 August

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1. Thinking Allowed: Imagination and the countryside, Radio 4

If you didn't catch it the first time around, listen again to Laurie Taylor discussing gentrification and the rural idyll with sociologists Howard Newby and Martin Phillips and the novelist Joanna Trollope.


2. Zhou Jun – Bird’s Nest Project
Rossi&Rossi 16 Clifford Street, London, W1S 3RG til 29th August
Feast on the first European showing of Jun’s urban photography documenting the changing face of China’s cities, including the birds nest and CCTV building

3. A Century of Olympic Posters
Til 7 September V&A Museum of Childhood, Cambridge Heath Road
London E2 9PA
Still got an Olympic appetite? Swop televised razzmatazz for screen-printed elegance. Includes posters by David Hockney and Andy Warhol

4. Michael Collins – The Long Look
Til 20 sep BCA Gallery, 13 High Street Bedford MK40 1RN
More documenting of the changing face of places, this time in Bedford with the focus on industry

5. Back to the Future – Sir Basil Spence 1907-1976
Til 31 August at The Herbert, Jordan Well Coventry CV1 5QP
Catch the exhibition before it moves to London

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