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An Evening with Michael Woodford

Author, whistleblower and former CEO of Olympus Corporation Michael Woodford speaks about his experience in the business world and his new role as a supporter of best-practice corporate governance. This black-tie event in support of the Galapagos Conservation Trust also includes a drinks reception and dinner, plus an…

Bridgewater House, London SW1A

Tue 10 Jun

£200 / 020 7399 7440

The Ralph's Life CD Launch

The music blog launches its CD raising funds for Rethink Mental Illness.

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Apr

£4 / 0131 226 4224

The Edinburgh launch features live sets from Steve Heron, Universal Thee and The Phantoms.

  • 19:00

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.

Bught Park, Inverness

Sun 25 May

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

  • 13:00

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Sun 15 Jun

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

10k distance.

  • 12:00

Promenade, Blackpool

Wed 9 Jul

£14.99 (under 16s £10; under 6s free) / 0845 600 6050

  • 19:30

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Anzac Day Edinburgh

A celebration of all things Australian and New Zealand to commemorate the fallen of the battle of Gallipoli. Featuring an Anzac night service, DJs, singers, raffle, games and more with all profits going to charity.

The Globe Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

£10 (including your first 'Kiwi/Aussie beer') / 0131 557 4670

  • 18:00 – 03:00

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

Fri 18 Jul

Prices vary / 07854 319768

  • 18:00
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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

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

Universities of Scotland Symphony Orchestra: Firebird and Rachmaninov Secnd Piano Concerto

USSO performs Rachmaninov's Second Piano Concerto with pianist Daniel Browell; Brahms' Academic Festival Overture; and Stravinsky's Firebird Suite. Proceeds go to Music in Hospitals Scotland.

St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh

Sun 1 Jun

£12 (£10; Students £8; Children £8) / 0844 870 0887

Waverley Care Benefit

Vladimir McTavish, Keir McAllister and Jim Park get together to raise funds for Waverley Care – a charity that provides care and support to people who are living with HIV or Hepatitis C.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sun 11 May

£8 (£6) / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Yes Chef

Help raise funds for Action for Children to help young people meet their career goals. The night includes a champagne reception, three-course meal and live comedy.

Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

Thu 8 May

£65 / 0141 550 9024

  • 19:00 – 23:00
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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'.

All Saints Church, Belton

Sun 11 May

£5 (Children £2)

  • 14:00

Cheese and Wine Night

Sample an array of fine wines and gourmet cheese selected by expert guides. All proceeds go to the Carers Trust.

Grosvenor Casino Edinburgh

Wed 30 Apr

£5 / 01313 384444

  • 20:30 – 22:00

Clyde Stride

Don your pyjamas or fancy dress and walk 5k or 10k in support of The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice. DJ Romeo sets you off at the Riverside Museum of Transport passing the river Clyde, Glasgow's iconic bridges and the Hospice itself before returning to the finish line at the museum.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

£20 (Children £10) / 0141 429 5599

  • 21:00

A Concert Of Music And Words: The Ackroyd Trust

Excerpts from Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience and readings of work by Louis De Bernieres and Carol Anne Duffy to raise money for the The Ackroyd Trust.

Royal College of Music, London SW7

Thu 22 May

Britten Theatre

£35 / 020 7591 4300

Ticket includes champagne and canapés before the performance

  • 18:30 – 21:00

The Country Club – The Legend Lives On

Fundraising club night in support of Macmillan Cancer Support and Wakefield Hospice where a minute's mayhem will be held in respect for the Dance Daddy.

The Old Fire Station, Bournemouth

Sat 21 Jun

£15 in advance; £20 on the door / 01202 963888

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Deafblind Scotland Ladies Lunch

Help raise funds for Deafblind Scotland with a day of fashion, music and a three-course meal. With hosts Romeo (aka David Farrell) of Clyde 1 and Gina McKie of Clyde 2.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow

Sun 4 May

£40 (driver or non-drinker £35) / 0141 777 7774

Edinburgh Fashion Swap

Swap some of your neglected outfits (as long as they're still in good condition) for a brand new set of threads.

Malmaison Edinburgh

Thu 15 May

£5 for 1–5 items; £7 for 6–10 items / 07596 596688

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Edinburgh Night Ride

Criss-cross your way across the city as an individual rider or as part of a team, and check out the sites of the city all bathed in glorious moonlight on a 50-mile course beginning and ending at Holyrood Palace. Ride for the charity of your choice. Children ages 14–17 can take part with an accompanying adult.

Edinburgh City Centre

Sat 21 Jun

£39 registration, plus sponsorship or self-funding / 01244 676454

An Evening with Anton du Beke

The Strictly star bestows his charm and wit on a special evening in aid of the Children's Air Ambulance. Featuring chats, dinks, canapés and goodie bags.

Primo Bar, London SE1

Thu 24 Apr

£35 (Members £25) / 020 7620 7282

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Funding Neuro Ladies Lunch

Second annual ladies lunch in support of Funding Neuro, which researches cures for neurological disorders. Expect a welcome summer cocktail, three-course lunch, dancing and a jolly good time.

SoHo, Glasgow

Sun 1 Jun

£25 / 0141 585 6470

  • 13:00 – 17:00
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Fundraising Ceilidh

Get acquainted with the Dashing White Sergeant all in aid of Girlguiding and a community in Vietnam.

Liberton Kirk Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 2 May

£12 (under 15s £6; Family £27) / 0131 6648264

  • 19:00 – 22:30

G Spot

Comedy, cabaret and 'camparet' with host Jojo Sutherland and a host of different guests each time.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Tue 6 May

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Gosfest 2014

Local artists and bands play across two stages and four days at this family-friendly festival. This year welcomes a shopping marquee.

Walpole Park, Gosport

Thu 7 Aug

£2 per entry; £10 for festival pass (Children £1) / 02393 787613

  • 17:30 – 23:30

The Grove House Midnight Walk

Fancy dress costumes at the ready as it's time to put those walking shoes on and raise money for a good cause.

Westminster Lodge, St. Albans

Sat 12 Jul


  • 22:00

'It's Spinning Cats and Dogs' Charity Ride

The Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home and Lifes Cycle host a charity spin. The hour long cycle takes place indoors and is suitable for all levels. After the ride brunch is provided as well as a tombola, face painting and a massage specialist. All proceeds go to helping the animals at the Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home. Dogs are…

LifesCycle, Edinburgh

Sun 27 Apr


Ticket price includes the spin class, brunch and a goodie bag.

  • 12:00
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