Lilian's keen on a visit to the proposed cattle market site, and asks Brian for copies of the plans and drawings. Brian goes back to the office, as Jennifer chastises him for neglecting Ruairi. Kate and Hayley have come to an arrangement over Phoebe. Jennifer wonders why Kate couldn't have cooperated by taking Ruairi to Apple Day.
Pip tells Jennifer about the dinner dance she's organising. Ruth wonders if Pip has a date for the dance, and Pip gets defensive when Ruth suggests ex-boyfriend Jonathan. Pip's pleased Alice is making it along, prompting Jennifer to ask Pip about her own university plans. Jamie's awkward when Kathy mentions college, so she asks Pip to give Jamie some information.
Kathy offers Jamie the house to have friends over on Wednesday. He reluctantly agrees, becoming contrite when Kathy reminds him that he's the most important thing to her.
Chris has been telling Brian about his weekend in Southampton with Alice. Jennifer's pleased to hear that Alice has decided to do a Masters. However, on hearing that Alice is considering Felpersham University, Jennifer worries she's lowering her standards to be with Chris. Brian heads off to prepare for tomorrow's showdown with Lynda over the Peregrine falcons.