Afternoon events, Charity

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Afternoon Tea – Lifeline Fundraiser

Afternoon tea, Prosecco and a raffle in support of local pregnancy support charity Lifeline, which offers baby clothes, equipment and counselling services.

Gillis Centre, Edinburgh

Wed 10 Sep

£5 (extra £1.50 for Prosecco) / 0131 623 8900

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Dining In Darkness In Deafening Silence

Dine in a dark silent room at this unique fundraiser for Deafblind Scotland.

The Arthouse, Glasgow

Sat 30 Aug

£37.79 / 0141 777 6111

Dunfermline Beer Festival

Draft real ale, cider and bottled continental beers are all available for sampling in this two-day event.

Glen Pavilion, Dunfermline

Fri 3 Oct

£11.25 / 01383 739272

Edinburgh's Big Swish!

Swap up to 10 items that you've grown tired of, grown out of or grown apart from for new (to you) items.

LifeCare, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

£8 / 0131 343 0940

  • 14:30 – 16:30

Lapworth Scarecrow Festival

The Lapworth Scarecrow Festival returns for its tenth bird-alarming year.

Lapworth Village Hall

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00
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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

Medrock Festival

All day rock event across three floors with dance acts and shops. With appearances from The Dead XIII, Pavilions, A Jokers Rage, Iodine Sky, Don't Stop! Go, Miss Vincent and Invisible Ducks. The Glassguns, Matty James, F.I.G.M.O, Dirty Jesus, Damagescape, Neurosync, The Hyena Kill, Pirates of Panama and Washington Reed.

Sound Control, Manchester

Sun 14 Sep

£20 ( £35) / 0161 236 0340

  • 14:00 – 22:30

£20–£25 (Family £35) / 0161 236 0340

  • 14:00 – 22:30

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

Free

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

  • 13:00 – 18:00

National Paralympic Day featuring Mayor of London’s Liberty Festival

Watch Paralympic athletes compete in boccia, goalball, swimming and wheelchair basketball. You can try out the Paralympic sports for yourself and attend Q&A sessions and autograph signings with the athletes. Free in the Park, the Liberty Festival have the cultural side covered with a programme of deaf and disability…

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20

Sat 30 Aug

Free (sporting sessions £5)

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Onesie and Wellies Walk

A three-mile walk in onesie and wellies to raise cash for charity.

Sandwell Valley Country Park, West Bromwich

Sun 5 Oct

£10 (Children £5; Family £25; under 5s free)

  • 14:00 – 16:00

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.

Temple Newsam, Leeds

Sun 31 Aug

£15; under 5s free / 01132 064812

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sparkling Afternoon Tea and Fashion Show for Breast Cancer Care

Enjoy an afternoon tea (include a glass of champagne) and see the autumn/winter fashions during Breast Cancer Awareness Month and help raise funds to fight the disease.

George Hotel, Edinburgh

Sun 12 Oct

£22 / 0131 225 1251

  • 14:00 – 17:00

The SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K

Fun run for all the family – part of a campaign to encourage healthier lifestyles and raise funds for charity by the fast food company.

Endcliffe Park, Sheffield

Sun 21 Sep

£5.99 early birds; £7.99 on the day (Children free)

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Endcliffe Park Cafe, Sheffield

Sun 21 Sep

£5.99

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Ormeau Park, Belfast

Sun 7 Sep

£5.99 early birds; £7.99 on the day (Children free) / 028 9024 6609

  • 12:00 – 15:00

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Walk Ten

Let the fools run the 10ks, instead enjoy a twilight 10k stroll before settling down to enjoy the evenings entertainment with your picnic. The event raises funds for Marie Curie nurses in the local area.

Boughton House & Gardens, Kettering

Sat 13 Sep

£10 in advance; £20 on the night / 0845 0524 184

  • 17:00 – 22:00