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Scotland's Exclusive Wedding Event

A wedding fair on a huge scale (there's a car showcase, catwalk shows, free makeovers, plenty of live performances from wedding musicians and around 130 exhibitors), to help you pick out a piper or decide on a dress for your big day.

Hampden Park, Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

£9.50 in advance; £10.50 on the door; group of four £37 (children free); VIP fashion show extra £5.50 inc glass of 'bubbly' / 0844 481 8898

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 21 Sep

£9.50 in advance; £10.50 on the door; group of four £37 (children free); VIP fashion show extra £5.50 inc glass of 'bubbly' / 0844 481 8898

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 11 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 12:00 – 17:00

City of Elgin Food & Drink Festival

Over 80 exhibitors descend on Elgin for this day of food and drink festivities, with live cookery demonstrations, children’s entertainment and hands-on activities. There are also treasure hunts, tastings and live music to enjoy.

Various Venues, Elgin

Sat 20 Sep

Prices vary

  • 10:00 – 17:00

The Ark a Project by Bear Cub Gallery

Art on a theme of conservation.

Crypt On The Green, St James', London EC1R

Fri 26 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Sat 27 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 19:00
…and 4 more dates until 2 Oct

Craft Beer Rising

Sample 200 beers from over 45 breweries as Craft Beer Rising comes to Scotland for the first time. Plus, a music line-up curated by Kiltr features Optimo (Fri); Mia Dora and The Revenge (Sat); Mungo’s HiFi, DJ Andy Smith and Boca45 (Sun).

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

£20 per session / 0141 212 8810

Sun 21 Sep

£20 per session / 0141 212 8810

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The Fine & Dandy Market

A showcase for the work of independent artists, designers, illustrators and crafters, plus stalls from collectors of records, books and clothing.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 028 9024 2338

  • 11:30 – 15:30

Cheese And Pickle Festival 2014

A celebration of local produce featuring a variety of food stalls, cookery demonstrations, country crafts, tasting sessions and music.

National Trust: Coughton Court, Alcester

Sat 20 Sep

£10.60 House and garden; £6.95 Garden only (Children £5.30 House and garden; Children £3.45 Garden only; Family £26.50 House and garden; Family… / 01789 400777

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

£10.60 House and garden; £6.95 Garden only (Children £5.30 House and garden; Children £3.45 Garden only; Family £26.50 House and garden; Family… / 01789 400777

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

'Sybil', 'Basil' and 'Manuel' recreate the chaotic John Cleese sitcom experience, while you enjoy a three course dinner. Nope, doesn't sound very safe to us, either. Booking is essential.

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Sat 20 Sep

£42–£45; £55 / 0131 556 6040

  • 12:00

Sat 27 Sep

£42–£45; £55 / 0131 556 6040

  • 12:00

Pilates: Workshop

Physical fitness class, which builds muscle flexibility, strength and endurance.

Arts Centre Washington

Thu 25 Sep

£60 for 10 sessions / 0191 219 3455

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Thu 2 Oct

£60 for 10 sessions / 0191 219 3455

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Thu 9 Oct

£60 for 10 sessions / 0191 219 3455

  • 10:00 – 11:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Oct

Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Tue 23 Sep

Phone for prices / 0292 030440

  • 09:30 – 10:30

Tue 30 Sep

Phone for prices / 0292 030440

  • 09:30 – 10:30

Tue 7 Oct

Phone for prices / 0292 030440

  • 09:30 – 10:30
…and 3 more dates until 28 Oct

Codsall Village Hall, Wolverhampton

Mon 22 Sep

Phone for prices / 01902 843412

  • 10:00 – 11:00
  • 11:15 – 12:15

Mon 29 Sep

Phone for prices / 01902 843412

  • 10:00 – 11:00
  • 11:15 – 12:15

Mon 6 Oct

Phone for prices / 01902 843412

  • 10:00 – 11:00
  • 11:15 – 12:15
…and 3 more dates until 27 Oct

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Scotcampus Freshers' Festival

Entertainment and information for new students, with free buses running to and from the event in the SECC. Find out all about work and play with over 140 exhibitors presenting info on fashion, health, lifestyle and employment as well as live DJs, exclusive discounts and freebies.

SECC, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 0141 221 6241

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 221 6241

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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24 Hour Rave Experiment

DJs from all over the world bring a range of eclectic genres to Birmingham for a 24-hour extravaganza, with proceeds of the event going towards Birmingham Children's Hospitals. Line-up to be announced.

Secret Location, Birmingham

Sat 20 Sep

£24

  • 12:00 – 12:00

Sun 21 Sep

£24

  • 12:00 – 12:00

Beagles and Ramsay: Ventriloquist Dummies Double Self-portrait

Installation involving ventriloquist dummies, returning after their initial appearance in Beagles and Ramsay's hilarious and unsettling video New Meat at GoMA's Hertie Querty group show in 2011.

People's Palace & Winter Gardens, Glasgow

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0788

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0788

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0788

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 6 more dates until 28 Sep

Great Ride In

The museum will play host to UK motorcycling enthusiasts. Car parks will be devoted to the bikers and the lawn will be turned into a bikers village, hosting traders and club stands.

Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton

Sun 21 Sep

£10 for 1 adult ticket + 1 bike; £20 for 2 adult ticket + 1 bike / 01935 840565

  • 09:30

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Dinosaur Zoo takes its Jurassic creations on tour with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 10:30

Birmingham Hippodrome

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Dundee Rep

Wed 24 Sep

£12.50–£15.50 (Students £5) / 01382 223530

  • 10:30

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Body Worlds Vital

Gunther von Hagens' Body Worlds Vital is an awe-inspiring journey through the human body, celebrating its complexity, beauty and potential. It is appearing for the first time in the UK at Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 19 Sep

£12 (£9.50; Children £7.50; £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 20 Sep

£12 (£9.50; Children £7.50; £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

£12 (£9.50; Children £7.50; £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 11:00 – 18:00
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Christmas Food And Craft Market

Purchase handmade gifts with entertainment, including seasonal music and a traditional Mummers Play.

National Trust: Belton House, Grantham

Fri 14 Nov

Free, plus admission £11.60, child £7.50, family £31.60 / 01476 566116

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Sat 15 Nov

Free, plus admission £11.60, child £7.50, family £31.60 / 01476 566116

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Sun 16 Nov

Free, plus admission £11.60, child £7.50, family £31.60 / 01476 566116

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Isa Genzken: Botanical Garden

  • 4 stars

The work of German sculptor Isa Genzken has been described by the New York Times as 'brash, improvisational, full of searing color and attitude' and this is the first UK exhibition of her work outside London, from the earlier geometric abstractions to the more recent assemblages of consumer goods, shop mannequins and…

Inverleith House, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0131 248 2971

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 6 more dates until 28 Sep

Save the Bees: Campaign Launch

Save the Bees is a new environmental campaign founded by beekeepers Barnes & Webb to protect the honey bee. The official launch event will be on Thursday 18th September, with an art exhibit is at The Forge&CO in Shoreditch. Everyone is welcome.

Forge & Co, London E1

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 020 7729 0007

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7729 0007

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7729 0007

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Jack and Jill Market

An opportunity for mums and dads to buy and sell nearly-new baby and kids' (ages 0–9) items of good quality. Book a stall to sell or turn up on the day to grab a bargain.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 07817 741377

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Thornaby Car Boot Sale

Free parking available at this well-featured car boot sale.

Thornaby Sports and Leisure Club, Thornaby-on-Tees

Sun 21 Sep

07895 329109

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Sun 28 Sep

07895 329109

  • 11:00 – 14:00
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Bounce And Rhyme

Drop in session with action songs, rhymes and stories that help children’s literacy and numeracy. Suitable for under 3s.

Anniesland Library, Glasgow

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0141 276 1622

  • 10:30

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 0141 276 1622

  • 10:30

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 276 1622

  • 10:30
…and 6 more dates until 14 Nov

Bridgeton Library, Glasgow

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0870

  • 10:30

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0870

  • 10:30

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 0141 276 0870

  • 10:30
…and 15 more dates until 18 Nov

Cardonald Library, Glasgow

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0141 882 1381

  • 11:00

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 0141 882 1381

  • 11:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 882 1381

  • 11:00
…and 6 more dates until 14 Nov

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Cerith Wyn Evans

A major solo show presenting a varied body of the artist's work Serpentine Sackler Gallery and a series of screenings curated by Cerith Wyn Evans at the Gate Cinema.

Gate Picturehouse, London W11

Sat 27 Sep

£7 (£6; Members £5) / 0871 902 5731

Part 2.

  • 12:00 – 13:45

Serpentine Galleries, London W2

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 020 7402 6075

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7402 6075

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7402 6075

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 42 more dates until 9 Nov

Aleana Egan: There Are All Sorts of Lives

Sculptural, video and graphic work by Dublin-born artist.

Mary Mary, Glasgow

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0141 226 2257

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0141 226 2257

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0141 226 2257

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 29 more dates until 1 Nov

Edinburgh Spartan Race Sprint

The Spartan Race is a challenging cross country 5k obstacle course. Spartan races are designed to bring out the 'inner warrior' in participants and the military style obstacles designed to test your mental and physical stamina are kept a secret until race day.

Winton House, Pencaitland

Sun 21 Sep

£35–£60 Team and early bird discounts available / 01875 340222

Race day

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Heineken's Pop-Up City Lounge At London Design Festival

Heineken has unveiled its latest nightlife experience concept, the Pop-up City Lounge. This urban design lounge will make its debut at the 2014 London Design Festival from 18th - 21st September.

Old Truman Brewery, London E1

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 020 7770 6000

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7770 6000

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 7770 6000

  • 11:00 – 18:00
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