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The Twelve Elves of Christmas Elf Hunt

Follow this story of the twelve elves of Christmas and see if you can find them hiding in the nooks and crannies of the Royal Mile.

Serenity Cafe, Edinburgh

Mon 22 Dec

£5 per family / 0131 556 8765

Self-guided activity with story book

Tue 23 Dec

£5 per family / 0131 556 8765

Self-guided activity with story book

Wed 24 Dec

£5 per family / 0131 556 8765

Self-guided activity with story book

The Edinburgh Christmas Tree Festival

Explore a special festive forest of lit-up Christmas trees, with live music to boot.

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Mon 22 Dec

Free / 0131 225 3847

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0131 225 3847

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0131 225 3847

Bandstand Beer and Music Festival

The largest indie beer and music festival in the Highlands, boasting more than 100 real ales from all over the world, including some brewed right here at home. Expect live music, specialty food, charity stalls and a barbecue.

Bandstand Bar and Restaurant, Nairn

Thu 2 Apr 2015

By donation / 01667 452341

Fri 3 Apr 2015

By donation / 01667 452341

Sat 4 Apr 2015

By donation / 01667 452341

…and 8 more dates until 12 Apr 2015

The Head Bang Theory: Alternative Quiz

Quiz night featuring rounds on alternative music, movies, comics, art, TV and more, with four prizes up for grabs. 10% of the money raised goes to MacMillan Cancer Support.

Pivo Club & Bar, Edinburgh

Thu 25 Dec

£1 / 0131 557 2925

Back To The Beat In Aid Of The Beatson

Big ol' line-up in aid of Beatson Cancer Charity featuring George Bowie, Ultrabeat, The Rhetoriks, Sparkos, Vance, Zander Nation, Jae Freer, Andrew Love & MC Madman, Stereofunk, Stuart McLean, Aaron Robertson and The Doctor.

Barrowland, Glasgow

Sat 27 Dec

£10–£15 / 0141 552 4601

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On Your Bike

A sponsored bike ride from Isabel Hospice. Choose from three distances (25k, 50k and 100k) and cycle away through the countryside. But don't worry, it's not all about the pedalling – there's also a BBQ, refreshments, a bike doctor and a sports massage tent.

Bishop's Stortford Rugby Club

Sun 31 May 2015

Prices vary

  • 09:00 – 14:00 On Your Bike Bishop's Stortford Rugby Club

Rob Roy Challenge

Not for the faint hearted – teams take part in an action-packed day including a 16-mile walk (or run) from Drymen to Callander then a 39-mile cycle to Kenmore. A party and feast await the intrepid participants upon their finish. Teams should include four people and each team member is asked to raise a minimum of £350.

Drymen Village Hall

Sat 20 Jun 2015

£65; £105 with bike hire / 07977 151540

3K on the Green

A monthly 3k race on Glasgow Green with all proceeds going to charity.

Glasgow Green

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£2

AMIS and Rowan Alba Benefit

A bunch of comedians band together to raise awareness and funds for Abused Men in Scotland and Rowan Alba, who support vulnerable people find a home of their own.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£7 (£5) / 0131 558 7272

Annual Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity Fundraiser

Charity fundraiser for Great Ormond Street Hospital.

The Scala, London N1

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£10 / 020 7833 2022

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The Ashridge Trail Half Marathon

Run 13.1 miles of off-road trail through 2000 acres of woodland to raise funds for Rennie Grove Hospice Care. The event is open to all abilities levels and supporters can enjoy a relaxing picnic in the countryside while you get your sweat on.

Ashridge House, Berkhamsted

Sun 7 Jun 2015

£20 before 31st December 2014; £25 after / 01442 820740

Auction of Things Money Can't Buy

Place your bids for a host of great experiences, including minibreaks, life coaching, a trip in a Bentley and more. Of course, money can buy all those particular things, but you get the idea.

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Thu 29 Jan 2015

Entry by donation / 0131 229 7565

Bingay

Drag superstar Mitzi Macintosh presents the Australian bingo sensation, raising funds for Cancer is a Drag.

Manbar, London WC2H

Mon 22 Dec

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

Bobath Scotland Benefit

A night of laughs in order to raise funds for and awareness of Bobath Scotland – the country's only dedicated cerebral palsy charity. Line-up includes the Lost Voice Guy and more.

The Stand, Glasgow

Mon 12 Jan 2015

£10 / 0844 335 8879

Bothwell Philharmonic Choir Christmas Charity Concert

Opera favourites, carols and seasonal songs, featuring special guest soloists.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Tue 23 Dec

£14 / 0141 332 5057

Mark Donnelly conducts, with guest soprano Suzanne Murphy and the Gorgie Salvation Army Band.

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Christmas Art Exhibition And Charity Auction

Christmas Mixed Exhibition at leading North Wales art gallery Ffin y Parc, Llanrwst, from Sunday, December 7, is proudly partnered with the Learning Disability Charity Mencap. The event will be officially opened by Rt. Hon Lord Dafydd Wigley.

Ffin Y Parc Country House & Gallery, Llanrwst

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 01492 642070

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 01492 642070

Fri 26 Dec

Free / 01492 642070

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 01492 642070

Classrooms for Malawi Burns Supper

Music, poetry and of course whisky at this three-course dinner fundraiser for Classrooms for Malawi. Veggie options available.

The Glad Café, Glasgow

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 636 6119

Colour Me Happy 5K

A very colourful run from Isabel Hospice, where participants start off in white, and as the 5k run progresses they get covered in multi-coloured powder paint. This event is for ages 5+, though runners aged 5–15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Leventhorpe School Fields, Sawbridgeworth

Sun 26 Jul 2015

Prices vary

Commando Spirit: Survive The Yomp

Help raise funds for the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund at this special activity day out. Take on the challenge of the Yomp: the intense 30-mile test the Royal Marines have to face to complete their training.

Achnacarry and Spean Bridge, Fort William

Sat 12 Sep 2015

£150 / 0844 693 1944

Downton Abbey Themed Afternoon Tea

Take tea and cake just like the Crawley family, as you tour a privately-owned castle. Proceeds go to the Borders Children's Charity and It's Good to Give, so get donning your finest finery, darling.

Wedderburn Castle, Duns

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£12 / 07946 540763

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Edinburgh Napier University Centenary Choral Concert

The choir sings music by Sullivan, Stanford, Coleridge-Taylor and Elgar.

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£7 (£5) / 0131 225 3847

Elizabeth I: Virgin On The Ridiculous

Living Spit present a comedic take on the reign of the Tudor monarch, complete with songs, props and live music.

The Atkinson, Southport

Fri 6 Mar 2015

Studio

£11 / 01258 475137

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Wed 11 Feb 2015

Marlowe Studio

£12 (£11; £10) / 01258 475137

The Spring, Havant

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£12.50 (£11.25) / 01258 475137

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Emerald Ball

A glitzy fundraising event for Macmillan. Enjoy a sparkling wine reception and a three-course meal plus entertainment, all for an excellent cause.

Glasgow Marriott Hotel

Fri 20 Mar 2015

£48 / 07525 655587

Epilepsy Action Tour of the Roses

Three day, coast to coast, cycle challenge in aid of Epilepsy Action. Starting in Blackpool and finishing in Scarborough the route includes parts of the first Stage of the 2014 Tour de France and passes the most iconic locations in the region. Accommodation, meals, baggage transfer, medical cover and mechanical assistance…

North Pier Blackpool

Sat 23 May 2015

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

Sun 24 May 2015

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

Mon 25 May 2015

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

The Forget-Me-Not Concert

A gala evening of entertainment in aid of the Alzheimer's Society, featuring artists from the world of dance, musical theatre, opera and television.

The Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham

Sun 19 Apr 2015

£25 / 01242 258002

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