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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

The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

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

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 27 Sep

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

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

freshnlo Pedal For Scotland Sportive

Annual display of pedal power as participants cycle 110 miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh through the southern uplands. With over 2400 metres of ascent this is a charity event for those who like a challenge.

People's Palace & Winter Gardens, Glasgow

Sun 7 Sep

£36 / 0141 348 7998

  • 06:30 – 18:00

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

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 7 Sep

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

  • 07:30 – 12:30

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

  • 08:00 – 12:30

Sun 21 Sep

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

  • 07:30 – 12:30

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

  • 08:00 – 12:30

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
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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

Mud Pack Challenge

A mighty, and quite possibly muddy, five-mile obstacle course through the grounds of Champneys, near Tring, where participants can test their stamina, strength and team-building skills. Funds raised from the event help the Hospice of St Francis continue to provide care for local people with life-shortening illness.

Champneys Tring

Sun 19 Oct

£35 / 01442 869555

Please note: there is a commitment to raise a minimum of £50 in sponsorship to participate in this event..

  • 09:00 – 14:30

St Oswald's Car Boot Sale

Sell your wares or pick up a bargain at this car boot sale.

St Oswald’s Hospice, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 27 Sep

£0.50 (Traders £10) / 0191 246 8126

  • 09:00

Sat 25 Oct

£0.50 (Traders £10) / 0191 246 8126

  • 09:00

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

Alzheimer Scotland Memory Walk

Take part in a gentle 5.6k walk that's suitable for all ages and abilities or a shorter 2.6k route that's more suited to wheelchair and buggy users in aid of Alzheimer Scotland. Held in conjunction with Midfest, Midlothian's festival of arts, it will be a fun-packed day with music, fairground rides, face-painting, bouncy…

Dalkeith Country Estate

Sun 7 Sep

Family free / 0131 654 1666

  • 11:00 – 16:00
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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 13 Sep

£2 (Children free) / 07816 220136

  • 09:30 – 15:30

Sat 25 Oct

£2 (Children free) / 07816 220136

  • 09:30 – 15:30

Sun 30 Nov

£2 (Children free) / 07816 220136

  • 09:30 – 15:30

Aquaducked Family Fun Day

Family day out raising money for various charities.

River ouse, York

Sun 21 Sep

Phone for prices / 01524 389410

  • 09:00

Art and Soul at Falmer

Arts and crafts for sale.

St Laurence Church And Falmer Village Hall, Brighton

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 07767 293906

Parking is restricted on Aug 23 and Aug 30 because of football; visitors to the exhibition are instructed to identify themselves to the stewards.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 6 Sep

Free / 07767 293906

Parking is restricted on Aug 23 and Aug 30 because of football; visitors to the exhibition are instructed to identify themselves to the stewards.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 07767 293906

Parking is restricted on Aug 23 and Aug 30 because of football; visitors to the exhibition are instructed to identify themselves to the stewards.

  • 11:00 – 17:00

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

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.

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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

Bristol Half Marathon for Penny Brohn Cancer Care

Penny Brohn Cancer Care has been chosen as the official charity for the Bristol Half Marathon. Join their biggest running team ever and take on the 13.1 mile course to help raise funds for people living with cancer.

Bristol Harbourside

Sun 21 Sep

£35 / 01275 370073

  • 09:30

Cancer Fight Goes Wild

Fundraising event for Children with Cancer UK.

Twycross Zoo, Atherstone

Sat 6 Sep

£12.99 (Children £10) / 07572604773

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

Cantray Park Food Fair

Family day out with food and drink, the chance to speak with local producers and an activity corner.

Cantraybridge College, Croy

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 01667 493500

  • 11:00 – 16:00
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Charity Model Boat Show

Model boat activities for the whole family, in aid of local charities.

Richmond Park, Cambuslang

Sun 7 Sep

Free

  • 11:00 – 16:30

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.

Fife Airport, Glenrothes

Sat 13 Sep

£500 minimum sponsorship / 01592 610436

Skydive.

  • 08:00 – 21:00

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

Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge

A version of the famous national challenge held along the part of the Ridgeway National Trail taking in Whiteleaf Cross, Coombe Hill and Ivinghoe Beacon. You can choose whether to walk five, nine or 18 miles and children and dogs are welcome.

Princes Risborough School

Sun 14 Sep

£20; under 5s free (Children £10) / 01844 345496

  • 09:30

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
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