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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

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

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.

Promenade, Blackpool

Wed 9 Jul

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

  • 19:30

Witton Country Park & Witton Arena, Blackburn

Wed 25 Jun

Phone for prices / 01254 691239

  • 19:30

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
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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

Fri 18 Jul

Prices vary / 07854 319768

  • 18:00

The Head Bang Theory: Alternative Quiz

Quiz night featuring rounds on alternative music, movies, comics, art, TV and more, with four prizes up for grabs. 10% of the money raised goes to MacMillan Cancer Support.

Pivo Caffè, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Apr

£1 / 0131 557 2925

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Thu 1 May

£1 / 0131 557 2925

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Thu 8 May

£1 / 0131 557 2925

  • 20:00 – 22:30
…and 33 more dates until 25 Dec

Mozarmy Meet

Fans of Morrissey and the Smiths can get together and revel in their mutual adoration at the first annual Mozarmy meet-up, with appearances from Andrew Paresi. Amy Lamé, Clive Langer, Craig Gannon, Samuel Preston and Julie Hesmondhalgh. Booking is essential.

Star & Garter, Manchester

Sat 26 Apr

£12 in advance; £15 on the door / 0161 273 6726

Photoplod Midnight 40 Mile Trek

Do your bit for charity on this gruelling non-stop 40 mile night-time trek across the South Downs Way.

Leisure Centre, Steyning

Sat 7 Jun

£15–£100 / 08452 935605

  • 00:00 – 16:00 (Sunday morning)

Pit Pony and NMMS Fundraiser

A live band, an auction and a raffle – with more to be announced – with the aims of raising money jointly for Pit Pony Productions' upcoming production of The Steamie and for the NMMS' 30th birthday bash.

National Mining Museum Scotland, Newtongrange

Sat 26 Apr

£7.50 / 0131 663 7519

  • 19:30
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Ronald McDonald House Benefit

Gary Little, Chris Forbes and Billy Kirkwood (plus more tba) get together to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald house, which provides free accommodation to families of children who are getting treatment at Yorkhill Hospital.

The Stand, Glasgow

Wed 23 Apr

£8 / 0844 335 8879

  • 20:30

Running Beyond Limits

Talks from Andrew Murray, the man who ran from John O'Groats to the Sahara (some people will do anything to escape the rain), and Phil Mack, one of Scotland's most experienced sports physiotherapists. All profits go to the Royal Hospital for Sick Kids, Edinburgh.

Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Peebles

Wed 30 Apr

£2–£5 / 01721 725777

This Is Not a Fashion Show: An Upcycling Design Event

An entire day of upcycled and alternative fashion, with a catwalk show featuring pieces from Sarah Morbey, Beautiful Brastards, 85A Collective and students from Glasgow Clyde College, among many others. Plus stalls, screenings and food and drink, all in support of Govanhill Baths Community Trust.

Govanhill Baths, Glasgow

Sat 24 May

£8 (£6) / 0141 433 2999

Part of Southside Fringe.

Thousand and One Nights

Dance from all around the world in aid of Alzheimer Scotland.

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

£12 / 0141 577 4956

  • 20:00

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

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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

White Feather Charitable Aid Diamond Ball

A three-course meal, live music, disco, auction and raffle in aid of St Andrews Hospice and the Glasgow Biomedical Research Centre.

Crowne Plaza, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

£60 / 07876 032313

  • 19:00 – 01:00

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

Buddies Dinner Dance

Help Buddies celebrate their 20th anniversary with a glass of bubbly, a three-course meal and live entertainment.

Holiday Inn City Centre Theatreland, Glasgow

Fri 25 Apr

£30 / 0141 434 0201

  • 19:00 – 01:00

Charity Swish: Clothes Swap Event

Bring along some clothes you've grown a bit tired of and swap them out for someone else's duds, with 30-minutes of browsing time before the swishing begins! Proceeds go to Autism Initiatives Scotland.

Duke Street United Reformed Church, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

£8 (includes all activities and services on offer) / 0131 551 7260

  • 19:00 – 21:30
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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

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
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