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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.

Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool

Sun 22 Jun

£14.99 (Under 16s - £10; Under 6's free) / 0845 600 6050

  • 11:00

Alyn Waters Country Park, Wrexham

Sun 8 Jun

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

  • 11:00

The Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy

Sun 29 Jun

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

  • 11:00

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The Stoke-On-Trent Antiques, Collectors and Vintage Fair

There's 150 stalls of ceramics, vintage clothing, jewellery, militaria, clocks, furniture and even vintage fishing tackle to keep your bargain-hunting skills finely honed.

Northwood Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent

Sun 20 Apr

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sun 18 May

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

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

Sat 19 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sun 20 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Yorkhill Easter Egg Run

The annual motorbike run for Yorkhill Hospital.

Yorkhill Children's Hospital, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

£10 suggested donation / 0141 201 6917

  • 11:00

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
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The Big Chester Craft, Vintage and Gift Fair

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

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 26 Apr

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sat 31 May

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Charity Car Boot Sale

Charity car boot sale in aid of Epsom Medical Equipment Fund. Features toilets, catering and on-site parking for buyers.

Epsom General Hospital

Sun 27 Apr

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

  • 07:30 – 12:30

£10–£20; free Buyers by donation / 020 8337 8181

  • 08:00 – 12:30

Sun 4 May

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

  • 07:30 – 12:30

£10–£20; free Buyers by donation / 020 8337 8181

  • 08:00 – 12:30

Sun 11 May

£10–£20; free Buyers by donation / 020 8337 8181

  • 08:00 – 12:30
…and 11 more dates until 19 Oct

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

Sun 20 Apr

£2 per duck / 01555 665262

  • 15:00 – 15:15

Mon 21 Apr

£2 per duck / 01555 665262

  • 15:00 – 15:15

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

The Beast Race

A 10k race across rough terrain with plenty of obstacles, mud and prizes.

Aldourie Castle Grounds, Inverness

Sat 6 Sep

£46–£59 / 0870 625 0265

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Knockburn Loch, Banchory

Sat 27 Sep

£46–£59

  • 09:00 – 16:00
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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

Barnetts Wood, Chepstow

Sun 4 May

£4 (Children £2; Family £10)

  • 11:00

Brede High Woods, Battle

Mon 21 Apr

£4 (Children £2; Family £10)

  • 10:30

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Epilepsy Action Tour of the Roses

Three day, coast to coast, cycle challenge in aid of Epilepsy Action. Starting in Blackpool and finishing in Scarborough the route includes parts of the first Stage of the 2014 Tour de France and passes the most iconic locations in the region. Accommodation, meals, baggage transfer, medical cover and mechanical assistance…

North Pier Blackpool

Fri 12 Sep

£400 / 01132 108800

  • 09:00 – 19:00

Sat 13 Sep

£400 / 01132 108800

  • 09:00 – 19:00

Sun 14 Sep

£400 / 01132 108800

  • 09:00 – 19:00

'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

£12

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

  • 12:00

Kent County Show

'The Garden of England' shows off its best livestock in this three-day showcase. Alongside the critters (including camels!), expect a flower show, food tent, craft show, vintage vehicles and the Kent Spitfire flying overhead.

Kent Showground, Maidstone

Fri 11 Jul

£11.50–£20 (Children £5–£6) / 01622 630975

  • 08:00 – 18:00

Sat 12 Jul

£11.50–£20 (Children £5–£6) / 01622 630975

  • 08:00 – 18:00

Sun 13 Jul

£11.50–£20 (Children £5–£6) / 01622 630975

  • 08:00 – 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
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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

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

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

Tandem Skydive For Princess Alice Hospice

Help raise funds for the Princess Alice Hospice by getting harnessed to a professional freefall parachute instructor and skydiving from an aircraft flying at 10,000 feet. Minimum sponsorship £395.

Headcorn Aerodrome, Ashford

Sun 25 May

£100 / 01372 461808

  • 08:00 – 17:00

Sat 28 Jun

£100 / 01372 461808

  • 08:00 – 17:00

Sun 29 Jun

£100 / 01372 461808

  • 08:00 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 21 Sep

Ben Nevis Mountain Challenge for Marie Curie

Get your family and friends together and discover some truly stunning scenery by taking part in one of the Ben Nevis Mountain Challenges. Minimum £125 sponsorship. Over 14s only – a good level of fitness is required.

Ben Nevis Inn, Fort William

Sat 20 Sep

£15 / 0845 052 4184

  • 08:00 – 20:00
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Cannock Chase Military History Weekend

A celebration of the region's military past with hands-on activities for all the family and proceeds going towards Help for Heroes. This year there is an emphasis on the Great War, to coincide with centenary events.

Cannock Chase Visitors Centre

Sat 16 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 17 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

The Edgeley Park Stadium Antiques and Collectors Fair

Antique and collectors fair featuring up to 100 stalls with a huge variety of goods, set in a lavish suite in Stockport County's iconic stadium.

Edgeley Park, Stockport

Sun 4 May

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Food and Craft Fair

A food and craft fair fundraiser with a focus on local food producers and craftspeople. Stalls include organic vegetables, bakery, preserves, cards, jewellery, photography, fabric products, cosmetics and more.

Strathpeffer Pavilion

Sat 5 Jul

Free / 01997 421344

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 6 Jul

Free / 01997 421344

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01997 421344

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01997 421344

  • 10:00 – 16:00

South Wales Shire Horse Society Shire & Miniature Horse Show

Check out some lovely Shire horses and their miniature counterparts at this family friendly event.

Bailey Park, Abergavenny

Sat 5 Jul

£5 (£3; under 5s free) / 07779 353948

Judging begins at 11am.

  • 10:00

Aden Bike Challenge

This 10 mile bike ride along the scenic Formartine and Buchan Way is suitable for all ages and abilities and is in aid of Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland. Booking is essential.

Community Education Centre, Peterhead

Sun 1 Jun

£10 (Children £5) / 0300 1212 888

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