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The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

Craft, vintage, retro and handmade goods for sale at over 100 stalls.

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 29 Nov

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

Black Tie & Heels Charity Ball

Heel & Toe's children's charity host a black tie ball with champagne reception, four course meal, a live auction, grand raffle and live entertainment hosted by entertainer Steve Walls. All proceeds raised go towards providing free therapy to children with cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities in the North East.

Newcastle Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 28 Nov

£65 / 01913 868606

St Oswalds Light Up A Life

Help light up the tree in memory of loved ones.

St Oswald’s Hospice, Newcastle upon Tyne

Wed 17 Dec

Free / 0191 246 9123

Edinburgh Santa Toddle & Parade

Join Santa and his reindeer on a festive parade with George Watsons Pipes & Drums. Kids are welcome to dress as elves, and infants or toddlers in buggies are welcome. All toddlers receive a medal,certificate and goody bag. Ages 6 and under.

Inverleith Park, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Dec

accompanying adults free (Children £5) / 0131 208 2500

The Great Edinburgh Santa Fun Run

It's a wonder Santa can run anywhere after all those mince pies, but never the less, run he does. Thousands of him. All to raise funds for the 'When You Wish Upon a Star' charity to grant Christmas wishes to sick children. Price includes a Santa suit to keep (or elf hat for kids).

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Dec

£10 (Children 5–11 £5; Children 2–4 £2.50) / 01357 529950

Ticket price includes Santa suit and medal. All participants are asked to raise £20.14 for the charity. Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

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Glasgow Coffee Festival

A one-day festival celebrating the mighty coffee bean and showcasing the specialty coffee scene in Scotland. There are tastings, competitions, presentations and music on offer with all proceeds going to Coffee Kids UK and SocialBite.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Sat 6 Dec

£9 / 0141 553 5890

Ticket price includes one hot drink.

The Erskine Ladies' Lunch

A 'snow belles' themed winter party, featuring a cocktail reception, three course lunch, wine and coffee, plus entertainment from Edward Reid, Andrew Merry and Nicola Cassells.

29 Private Members Club, Glasgow

Sun 23 Nov

£65 / 0141 225 5610

Evening Express Carol Concert

Featuring schools from around the North East performing Christmas music and carols. All money raised goes to local charities.

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Tue 2 Dec

£6–£8 / 01224 641122

A One Night Stand with Barrie Rutter

Readings, memories and anecdotes from actor Barrie Rutter. Fund raising event in support of ERT.

East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Fri 12 Dec


Pitlochry Christmas Tree Festival

Two day festival of Christmas trees, featuring displays from local businesses, voluntary organisations, charities, groups, clubs and families. Also featuring a craft market, music and refreshments.

Pitlochry Church

Sat 29 Nov

£2.50 per day / 01796 472160

Sun 30 Nov

£2.50 / 01796 472160

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Santa Dash and Reindeer Run

Santa and his reindeer are around as competitors run, jog or walk 6k in aid of St Andrew's Hospice. Adults are given a Santa suit, while the wee ones get kitted out with reindeer antlers and flashing noses.

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sun 23 Nov

£10 (Children £5; Family £25) / 01698 402060

Stars On Canvas: Exhibition

Stars on Canvas is an exciting project in which well known names create their own artwork and auction them for charity.

The Hub, London W1B

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 01707 259 777

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 01707 259 777

Antiques, Collectors and Vintage Fair

Get stuck in about the antique, vintage and collectibles to see if you can bag a bargain.

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall

Sun 30 Nov

£2 (Children free) / 07816 220136

Autism Rocks

Charity event.

KOKO, London NW1

Mon 15 Dec

£14.06 / 0870 432 5527

Balkans Charity Fundraiser

Guitarist Dan Abrahams organises this night of folk and blues to raise funds for The Balkans Music Camp. Line-up includes Rona & Marit, Croatian singer Erik Balija with the Foo Birds, New Urban Frontier and The Blueswater.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Thu 4 Dec

£5 (£4) / 0131 220 4298

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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

Battle of the Brains: Charity Pub Quiz

Fundrasier hosted by LBC's Simon Conway in aid of Spinal Research.

Three Hammers, London NW7

Sun 7 Dec

£10 / 020 8959 2173


Drag superstar Mitzi Macintosh presents the Australian bingo sensation, raising funds for Cancer is a Drag.

Manbar, London WC2H

Mon 24 Nov

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

Mon 1 Dec

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

Mon 8 Dec

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

…and 2 more dates until 22 Dec

Bird! The LinmiR/Diana Kaganda ACLT Fashion Charity Fundraiser

Fashion event raising funds for the African Caribbean Leukemia Trust.

Pier One, London SE18

Sat 13 Dec

Free admission but donations are welcome / 07958 213996

Bobath Scotland Benefit

A night of laughs in order to raise funds for and awareness of Bobath Scotland – the country's only dedicated cerebral palsy charity. Line-up includes the Lost Voice Guy and more.

The Stand, Glasgow

Mon 12 Jan 2015

£10 / 0844 335 8879

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Bothwell Philharmonic Choir Christmas Charity Concert

Opera favourites, carols and seasonal songs, featuring special guest soloists.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Tue 23 Dec

£14 / 0141 332 5057

Mark Donnelly conducts, with guest soprano Suzanne Murphy and the Gorgie Salvation Army Band.

Cardinal Winning Charity Ball

Charity ball raising funds for projects in and around Glasgow including a champagne reception, four-course dinner, dancing, an auction conducted by Andy Cameron and a raffle with the star prize being a new car. Last years ball raised over £80,000 for local charities including The Wayside Club for the homeless and the…

Crowne Plaza, Glasgow

Fri 5 Dec

£80 / 0141 569 2867

Carols at Six

Festive carol concert with live musicians.

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Christmas Tree Festival.

  • 18:00 – 19:30 Carols at Six St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Carols in the Chapel

Local choir Braughing Sing performs Christmas carols in the chapel.

Haileybury College, Hertford

Thu 18 Dec

£15 including festive refreshments / 01992 706200

Charity Christmas Fete

Roll up, roll up for a Christmas fete in aid of the charity HCPT. There's tea and cakes, face painting, eyebrow threading, a nail technician and all manner of exciting stalls on offer. Plus, that Santa fella is said to be stopping by.

St Columbkille's Church, Rutherglen

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 07729 207799

Please note: Stalls cost £20 to run and must be paid in advance.

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