Morning events, Charity

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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

Sun 21 Dec

£5 per family / 0131 556 8765

Self-guided activity with story book

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

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

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

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

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 01492 642070

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 01492 642070

Thu 25 Dec

Free / 01492 642070

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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

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.

Grand Union Challenge

A endurance challenge along the Union Canal. Chose to walk, jog or run either 25km, 50km or 100km, test the limits of your stamina and earn some serious bragging rights.

Paddington Recreation Ground, London W9

Sat 27 Jun 2015

£29–£49

Isle of Wight Challenge

An ultra challenge along the coast line of the Isle of Wight. Walk, jog or run the 106k, that's 65.8 miles, route and cross the finish line an endurance athlete.

Northwood House, Cowes

Sat 2 May 2015

£29–£49

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Limekilns Breakfast Dip

It's New Year's Day – what else is there to do than go for a dip in the Forth? It's all for charity mind, with proceeds going to Fife Young Carers.

Limekilns Beach, Dunfermline

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£10

Lothian Buses Christmas Grotto Bus

Santa's saving his sleigh for Christmas Eve but catch him on a festive Lothian bus throughout December. Come meet Santa and his elf, give a small donation to It's Good 2 Give and receive a present.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Dec

Free

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

Polar Plunge

You might freeze your whatsits off plunging into an open-air pool complete with 20 tons of ice-filled water, but it's all for a good cause – this event raises money for the work of Special Olympics.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£20 (Students £16; Children £5–£10)

  • 09:00 – 18:00 Polar Plunge Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£20 (Students £16; Children £5–£10)

  • 09:00 – 18:00 Polar Plunge Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Public Tree Planting

Help create the Forest of Marston Vale by finding a few tree friends a new home. Shuttle buses to and from Forest Centre and the planting site. Refreshments and tools provided.

Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Bedford

Sun 8 Feb 2015

Free / 01234 762608

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Quarriers Ladies' Lunch

Charity ladies' lunch in aid of Quarriers, which supports adults with disabilities.

Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£40 / 0141 240 3700

Rennie Grove Hospice Care’s Chilterns Cycle Challenge

Get out the cycling lycra and get fit in the name of charity. Money raised goes towards Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

Kingsbury Square, Aylesbury

Sun 22 Mar 2015

£17–£30 depending on route taken (Children £10; under 5s free) / 01442 820740

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

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 Jan 2015

Training Room

Free

Fri 16 Jan 2015

Training Room

Free

Sunday Assembly

Do you like the whole ritual, communal, hanging-out-together and talking-about-stuff aspect of religion, and don't see why you can only have it if you believe in a supreme being? Sounds like the Sunday Assembly is for you. The 'godless congregation' meets every Sunday to hear talks, sing songs and celebrate life.

The Stand, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 28 Dec

Free / 0844 693 3336

The theme is Resolutions

Free / 0844 693 3336