Afternoon events, Charity

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Marie Curie Cancer Care Walk Ten

An evening walk among beautiful surroundings, followed by a picnic, entertainment and fireworks to mark the beginning of the next Marie Curie nursing shift.

Boughton House & Gardens, Kettering

Sat 13 Sep

See Marie Currie website for details / 01536 515731

  • 17:00 – 22:00

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'.

All Saints Church, Belton

Sun 11 May

£5 (Children £2)

  • 14:00

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

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

Easter Duck Race

Duck races over the Easter weekend to help raise money for the Scottish Wildlife Trust.

Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve – Scottish Wildlife Trust, New Lanark

Mon 21 Apr

£2 per duck / 01555 665262

  • 15:00 – 15:15
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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

Butterflies for Beginners

Learn about butterflies, including how to survey and identify them, from people who know a thing or two about them – the RSPB and Butterfly Conservation. This is an outdoor workshop; suitable clothing advised. Booking is essential.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

£15 (RSPB members £10) / 0141 331 9805

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Charity Firewalk

Walk over hot coals in in aid of the Breast of Bromley.

Crofton Halls, Orpington

Sat 26 Apr

£50 plus minimum £100 sponsorship

Give Blood

A blood donation session. Give blood to supplement the national blood bank. This is required for medical emergencies.

The Platform, Morecambe

Tue 22 Apr

Phone for prices / 01524 582803

  • 13:45 – 15:45
  • 17:00 – 19:30

'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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Kaleidoscope 5K

A colourful 5k for all abilities in support of St Oswald's Hospice. Start in a white t-shirt and finish the course showered in a rainbow of colour.

The Rising Sun Country Park, Newcastle

Sun 6 Jul

£18 (Children £10; under 5s free) / 0191 246 9123

Ticket price includes a white t-shirt.

  • 12:00

Kids Fun Run

Get outdoors and raise money for charity at this big day out with fun run, face painting, barbecue and more. All proceeds go to Retrak, working with street children to build a better future for them and their families.

Didsbury Perk And Resource Centre, Manchester

Sat 17 May

£5 / 0161 485 6685

  • 14:00 – 18:00

Mouth Cancer 10km Awareness Walk

Walk and shout the message about mouth cancer from the very part you are trying to save.

Hyde Park, London W2

Sat 20 Sep


The start and finish area is at the bandstand, Serpentine Road.

  • 13:00 – 18:00

Much Ado About Nothing: Open Air Shakespeare

Burnt Out Theatre embark on a Surrey tour of their open-air production of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, set in the roaring 1920s and underlined by original music. The performances will be raising funds for local Surrey charities Disability Challengers and The Wintershall Charitable Trust.

Clandon Wood Burial Reserve, Guildford

Sat 5 Jul

£5–£15 / 01483 479614

  • 14:00 – 15:30

Sun 6 Jul

£5–£15 / 01483 479614

  • 14:00 – 15:30

The Wintershall Estate, Guildford

Sun 20 Jul

£5–£15 / 01483 892167

  • 14:00 – 15:30

NCT Nearly New Sale

Chance to buy some baby and children's items at reduced prices.

Broomhill Church Hall, Glasgow

Sat 17 May

£1 / 0141 334 2540

  • 13:30 – 15:30
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Pedal Kart Grand Prix

Race around the famous Knockhill circuit, home of British Touring Cars, on an adult sized Berg kart. Each team can design their own race day kit using the plain overalls supplied. The day uses a proper Grand Prix format with qualifiers for grid positions, a main race, pit stops and some lavish Champagne spraying on the…

Knockhill Racing Circuit, Dunfermline

Sun 1 Jun

£160 / 0300 330 9292

  • 15:00 – 19:00

Riverside Rock

Music fundraiser with children's entertainment and a bill of live rock including performances from Scooty and the Skyhooks, The Slammin Sam Band and The Joe Mangels.

Jed-Forest RFC, Jedburgh

Sat 21 Jun

£22.50–£25 (Children £10–£12.50)

  • 14:00 – 00:00

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

Sunset Cycle

Pedal your way to a good conscious and know that the money you raise goes towards helping local people in need.

Alice Holt Woodland Park, Farnham

Sat 5 Jul

£10–£12.50 for the three mile course; £15–£17.50 for the 25 mile course (Children £5) / 01420 520212

The Scribbler's Picnic Music Festival and Funday

A music and fun festival for all ages aimed at family entertainment and raising money for cancer charities. Last year's line-up included the Oasis tribute band Stop the Clocks, Ryan School of Irish Dancing, Tipping Point and many others, with details of 2014's line-up forthcoming.

Stirling County Rugby Club

Sun 11 May

£10 (Children £5; Family £25) / 01786 471323

  • 12:00 – 20:00