Morning events, Charity

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Race for Life

Join the UK's largest women-only fundraising event and walk, run, jog or dance 5 or 10k to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool

Sun 22 Jun

£14.99 (Under 16s - £10; Under 6's free) / 0845 600 6050

  • 11:00

Alyn Waters Country Park, Wrexham

Sun 8 Jun

£14.99 (Children £10; under 6s free) / 0845 600 6050

  • 11:00

The Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy

Sun 29 Jun

£14.99 (Children £10; under 6s free) / 0845 600 6050

  • 11:00

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Gower Chilli Festival and Cookoff

A chilli festival for the whole family, with music, activities, markets and – but of course – a whole lot of chilli to taste.

South Gower Sports Club, Swansea

Sat 19 Jul

Prices vary / 07854 319768

  • 10:00 – 18:30

Maggie's Monster Bike and Hike

A 24-hour fundraising event that involves cycling 31 miles and then walking 9, 23 or 41 miles along the Great Glen Way in aid of Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres. Please see www.maggiescentres.org.

Fort William

Sat 3 May

£95–£150 (participants must also raise the minimum sponsorship of £375) / 03001231801

  • 06:00

Rumble In The Jumble

London's most stylish jumble sale is back, raising money for women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and featuring celebrity clothing and music donations from names including Arcade Fire, Jessie Ware, Paloma Faith, Lauren Laverne, Livia Firth, Caroline Flack and more.

Oval Space, London E2

Sat 26 Apr

£3 + you must bring some jumble to donate / 020 7033 9932

  • 12:00 – 18:00

The Big Bluebell Dog Walk

Duck says 'quack', cat says 'meow' and dog says 'take me on a Big Bluebell Walk so I can walk with a whole load of other pups and help raise money to train assistance dogs … woof'.

Barnetts Wood, Chepstow

Sun 4 May

£4 (Children £2; Family £10)

  • 11:00

Canine Partners, Heyshott

Sat 26 Apr

£6 (Children £3; Family £15) / 08456 580480

  • 10:30

Holywell Estate, Swanmore

Sat 10 May

£8 (Children £4; Family £20) / 01489 894406

  • 10:00

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Mayor of Sandwell's Family Fun Day

A fun day out that also includes a sponsored cycle or walk.

Sandwell Valley, West Bromwich

Sat 24 May

Free / 0121 507 5196

Pirates on the Prom

All your swashbuckling dreams come true at this one-mile, fancy dress walk for British Heart Foundation (note: peg legs not advised). After you're done the pirate jaunt, there's a chance to partake in a treasure hunt, make some craft and other fun things.

Felixstowe Promenade

Sun 3 Aug

Felixstowe Pier

£5 (children free) / 07427 404030

  • 11:00

Salford Autism Hub All-Day Drop-In

Information and guidance for people who are affected by autism and who live or work in Salford.

Eccles Town Hall

Fri 2 May

Training Room

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 16 May

Training Room

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 6 Jun

Training Room

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 15 more dates until 16 Jan 2015

Scafell Pike Mountain Challenge for Marie Curie

Tackle the highest mountain in England and help raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care. Travelling 11.5 miles and ascending to over 3,200 ft, you're rewarded with stunning views throughout. This climb can be demanding and so is recommended for experienced hill walkers. Minimum sponsorship £125. Over 14s only.

Seathwaite Farm, Borrowdale

Sat 20 Sep

£15

  • 08:00 – 20:00

Sherlock: The World Record

The Yorkshire Brain Research Centre is inviting thousands to dress up as the world's most famous detective at a fundraising event to break the World Record for the biggest gathering of Sherlock-a-likes. Prizes will be given out for the best dressed including signed photographs from the cast of Sherlock

Temple Newsam, Leeds

Sun 31 Aug

£15 / 0113 264 5535

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Snowdon Mountain Challenge for Marie Cure

Conquer the highest peak in Wales and raise money for Marie Cure Cancer Care. Minimum sponsorship £125. Over 14s only.

The Royal Victoria Hotel Snowdonia, Gwynedd

Sun 8 Jun

£15

  • 08:00 – 20:00

South Wales Shire Horse Society Shire & Miniature Horse Show

Check out some lovely Shire horses and their miniature counterparts at this family friendly event.

Bailey Park, Abergavenny

Sat 5 Jul

£5 (£3; under 5s free) / 07779 353948

Judging begins at 11am.

  • 10:00

Stoke Golding Garden Show Society

The 83rd show features various produce classes.

Stoke Golding Club, Nuneaton

Sat 30 Aug

£0.25 per entry; free admission after 6pm / 07809 629690

  • 11:00 – 23:00

The Stoke-On-Trent Antiques, Collectors and Vintage Fair

There's 150 stalls of ceramics, vintage clothing, jewellery, militaria, clocks, furniture and even vintage fishing tackle to keep your bargain-hunting skills finely honed.

Northwood Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent

Sun 18 May

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Summer Fair and Teddy Toddle

A fun day out to raise money for the Sick Kids Friends Foundation with a Teddy Toddle, fairground attractions and the chance to meet some of your favourite telly and movie characters.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 31 May

£0–£1 (£5 per toddler for the Teddy Toddle) / 0131 668 4949

  • 12:00 – 16:00
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Tandem Skydive For Princess Alice Hospice

Help raise funds for the Princess Alice Hospice by getting harnessed to a professional freefall parachute instructor and skydiving from an aircraft flying at 10,000 feet. Minimum sponsorship £395.

Headcorn Aerodrome, Ashford

Sun 25 May

£100 / 01372 461808

  • 08:00 – 17:00

Sat 28 Jun

£100 / 01372 461808

  • 08:00 – 17:00

Sun 29 Jun

£100 / 01372 461808

  • 08:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 21 Sep

Yorkshire Three Peaks

Take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge – scaling Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough – in aid of Heart Research UK. No minimum sponsorship, but it's for charity, so raise as much dough as you can.

Yorkshire Dales, Hawes

Sat 21 Jun

Free / 0113 234 7474

  • 07:00 – 19:00

Yorkshire Dales National Park, Settle

Sat 12 Jul

£15; £125 sponsorship / 0113 234 7474

  • 08:00 – 20:00

Yorkshire Three Peaks Mountain Challenge for Marie Curie

Hike 26 miles over Yorkshire's three highest peaks, Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, and help raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care. Minimum sponsorship £125. Over 14s only.

The Village Hall, Settle

Sat 12 Jul

£15

  • 08:00 – 20:00

Your RNCM Craft Fair

A craft fair in support of the Royal Northern College of Music, with more than 40 stalls and live music from the students.

Royal Northern College Of Music, Manchester

Sun 8 Jun

Free (stallholders £25) / 0161 907 5555

  • 11:00 – 16:00

5km Fun Walk

Enjoy one of the 5k walks held around Scotland to raise funds for Leukemia and Lymphoma Research.

Castle Green, Dundee

Tue 27 May

£10 (under 12s £5; Family £25)

  • 10:30 – 14:30

Hazelhead Park, Aberdeen

Sun 18 May

£15 (Children £5; Family £25)

All prices are for advance entry. Registration on the day costs double

  • 10:00 – 14:00
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Aden Bike Challenge

This 10 mile bike ride along the scenic Formartine and Buchan Way is suitable for all ages and abilities and is in aid of Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland. Booking is essential.

Community Education Centre, Peterhead

Sun 1 Jun

£10 (Children £5) / 0300 1212 888

Age UK East Sussex Summer Fayre

A family fun day, with stalls, music, dogs, a fun fair and more.

Western Lawns, Eastbourne

Mon 25 Aug

Free / 01273 646808

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Free (stalls £30–£100) / 01273 646808

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Art for Care

An exhibition and sale of over 200 works of original art including jewellery. Over 80 prominent Scottish artists including Muriel Barclay, Gerard Burns, Marion Drummond and Glen Scouller as well as up-and-coming artists. From each sale, 50% is donated to Marie Curie Cancer Care.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Mon 12 May

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Tue 13 May

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Wed 14 May

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 11:00 – 17:00

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 22 Jun

£17 / 01442 820730

Entry fee includes timing chip, official Ashridge Trail Half Marathon T-Shirt and a medal.

  • 09:00 – 17:30

The Beast Race

A 10k race across rough terrain with plenty of obstacles, mud and prizes.

Aldourie Castle Grounds, Inverness

Sat 6 Sep

£46–£59 / 0870 625 0265

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Knockburn Loch, Banchory

Sat 27 Sep

£46–£59

  • 09:00 – 16:00
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