Before 5pm, Charity

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Fireworks Extravaganza

To keep up with audience demand there are two fireworks displays at George Watson's Rugby Stadium. Both shows feature a full programme of entertainment, including Delighters Fire Circus Theatre, rock choir and pipe band. Plus plenty of hot food and drink. Book online via the SLA charity website; early booking advised.

George Watson's Rugby Stadium, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£6.50–£7.50 (Family £24–£26; under 2s free) / 0131 629 9112

  • 16:10

The Mucky Mudder

Join the latest trend in endurance sport – mud running. In this case a five mile run, tackling obstacles with plenty of mud along the way. Take part as an individual or team and raise funds for Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

Green Park, Aston Clinton

Sun 16 Nov

£30 / 01442 820740

Entry fee includes a Mucky Mudder t-shirt and water along the route.

  • 10:00

Harrogate Sportive

Following the massive spectator numbers for the Tour de France's Yorkshire stage Cycle Yorkshire, British Cycling and Epilepsy Action have teamed up to develop the Harrogate Sportive. The event consists of a non-competitive ride of either 72 miles or 33 miles and is open to everyone over 18.

Army Foundation College, Harrogate

Sun 5 Oct

£23–£35

  • 09:30 – 16:00

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 5 Oct

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

  • 07:30 – 12:30

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

  • 08:00 – 12:30

Sun 19 Oct

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

  • 08:00 – 12:30

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

Sat 25 Oct

£2 (Children free) / 07816 220136

  • 09:30 – 15:30

Sun 30 Nov

£2 (Children free) / 07816 220136

  • 09:30 – 15:30
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Open Day with Alternatives Therapies

Yoga, herbal remedies, reiki and family activities at this open day.

Buckhaven's Bountiful Growing Space

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 01592 713078

  • 11:30 – 15:00

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 01592 713078

  • 11:30 – 15:00

Big Fun Run for Cancer Support Scotland

Run, jog or walk 5k around Bellahouston Park to help raise funds for Cancer Support Scotland. The registration fee includes a fundraising pack, a Cancer Support Scotland T-shirt or running vest and a goody bag at the finish line.

Bellahouston Park, Glasgow

Sat 11 Oct

£14.95 / 0141 337 8199

  • 11:00

The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

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

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 25 Oct

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sat 29 Nov

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Big Fun Run

One of a series of 5km fun runs across the UK that focus on families getting together to do something healthy outdoors. The events aren't timed and all ages and abilities are encouraged to take part. Each finisher gets a medal, a goody bag and refreshments.

Bellahouston Park, Glasgow

Sat 11 Oct

£11.49; under fives free (£9.49) / 0141 427 5454

Enter early for £1 off entry fees.

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Sun 12 Oct

£11.49; under fives free (£9.49) / 0131 652 8150

Enter early for £1 off entry fees.

Cantray Park Eco Fair

Learn how to be the best eco-friendly you you can be, with tips on composting, saving energy and more.

Cantraybridge College, Croy

Fri 17 Oct

Free / 01667 493500

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sat 18 Oct

Free / 01667 493500

  • 11:00 – 16:00
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Charity Sky Dive, Bungee or Zip Slide in Aid of Ronald McDonald House

Unleash your inner daredevil with either a tandem skydive, zip slide across the Clyde or a bungee jump from a crane to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House. The house is used as free 'home from home' accommodation for the families of children undergoing treatment at Yorkhill Children's Hospital.

Killiecrankie National Trust Visitor Centre, Pitlochry

Sat 4 Oct

£140 minimum sponsorship / 0844 493 2194

Bungee jump.

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Titan Clydebank, Glasgow

Sat 4 Oct

£120 minimum sponsorship / 0141 952 3771

Zip slide.

  • 10:00 – 14:00

Christmas Fair in aid of Cancer Research UK

Make this the year you get all your Christmas shopping done in November. An indoor market with over 50 stalls selling gifts for adults and children with a dedicated food hall selling locally sourced produce. The fair is opened by journalist and broadcaster Nicholas Owen.

The Grasshopper Inn, Westerham

Wed 5 Nov

£3

  • 10:30 – 15:30

Christmas Tree Festival

A two-day winter wonderland with stalls, gifts, rides, live music – and a little visit from Mr Claus.

Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Bedford

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 01234 762615

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01234 762615

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Coatwalk

British fashion house Jacques Vert Group host a fashion fundraiser for Macmillian. Participants take part of a sponsored 3km walk around St James' Park before a fashion show featuring the new Coatwalk outerwear collection is modelled by celebrities, Macmillan professionals and people who have benefited from their support.

One Great George Street, London SW1P

Sat 4 Oct

£27 / 020 7636 1577

  • 12:00 – 18:30

Dartmoor Mountain Challenge for Marie Curie

Trek 13 miles across the stunning moorland in the remote parts of Devon and help raise money for Marie Cure Cancer Care. Minimum sponsorship £125. Over 14s only.

Dartmoor National Park, Exeter

Sun 12 Oct

£15 / 01647 252441

  • 08:00 – 20:00
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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

The Edgeley Park Stadium Antiques, Collectors and Vintage 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 19 Oct

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sun 9 Nov

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sun 7 Dec

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Elizabeth I: Virgin On The Ridiculous

Living Spit present a comedic take on the reign of the Tudor monarch, complete with songs, props and live music.

Brewery Theatre, Bristol

Sat 4 Oct

£12 (£8) / 01258 475137

  • 14:15

Epilepsy Action Reindeer Fun Run

Dress up as a Dasher, Dancer, Prancer or Rudolph and take part in a festive 5k fun run for Epilepsy Action. There's a medal and a mince pie for all runners and Hall Royd Band are performing carols. Any reindeer calves wanting to race can take part in the children's fun run.

Roberts Park Bandstand, Saltaire

Sun 7 Dec

£2.50–£12 / 0113 210 8797

  • 10:00 – 12:30

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

Sat 23 May 2015

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

  • 09:00 – 19:00

Sun 24 May 2015

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

  • 09:00 – 19:00

Mon 25 May 2015

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

  • 09:00 – 19:00
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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

  • 12:00 – 17:00

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 1 Nov

Free / 01997 421344

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01997 421344

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fresh Start Charity Sale

Buy up some baked goods, bric a brac, crafts and more and help raise funds for homelessness charity Fresh Start while you're at it.

The Fresh Start Food Station, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 476 7741

  • 10:00 – 13:00

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 476 7741

  • 10:00 – 13:00

The Great Edinburgh Santa Fun Run & Walk

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) / 01357 529950

Ticket price includes Santa suit and medal. All participants are asked to raise £20.14 for the charity.

  • 09:00 – 12:00

Hastings and Rother Charities Fair

Check out stalls from a variety of charities and learn more about what you can do to help. Plus, live entertainment on the day.

Azur, St. Leonards-on-Sea

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 01424 721448

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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