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Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show

Major contemporary Scottish artists have contributed work to a show in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Plus, there's a raffle and limited-edition prints.

Bonhams, Edinburgh

Thu 14 Aug

Free / 0131 225 2266

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 15 Aug

Free / 0131 225 2266

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 16 Aug

Free / 0131 225 2266

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 17 Aug

Free / 0131 225 2266

  • 10:00 – 16:00

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

Family Fun Day

Family fun day with a vast array of activities including a 'scootathon', construction games, live music, farm animals, bouncy castles, face painting and balloon artists as well as stalls selling arts and craft, farm produce and vintage goodies. The events opens with a 5k fun run for all abilities including a wheelchair…

The Kia Oval, London SE11

Sat 13 Sep

Free / 020 7848 7805

  • 11:00 – 17:00

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 3 Aug

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

  • 07:30 – 12:30

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

  • 08:00 – 12:30

Sun 24 Aug

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

  • 07:30 – 12:30

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

  • 08:00 – 12:30

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
…and 3 more dates until 19 Oct

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
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Scotland's Hungama Festival at M&D's

A diverse festival with Indian music, dance and song and stalls selling food, drink, fashion, jewellery and mehndi.

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 01698 402060

  • 12:00 – 19:00

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

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

Age UK East Sussex Summer Fayre

A family fun day, with stalls, music, dogs, a fun fair and more.

Western Lawns, Eastbourne

Mon 25 Aug

Free / 01273 646808

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Free (stalls £30–£100) / 01273 646808

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Alice's Run

Lace up those trainers and run a multi-terrain, 10km race in Yorkshire's Calder Valley in aid of Epilepsy Action. The race starts in Brearly field Mytholmroyd and finishes at Calder High School. There are prizes for the first three males and females, several veteran categories, drinks at the finish, a t-shirt for all…

Calder High School, Hebden Bridge

Sun 31 Aug

£12–£14 / 0113 210 8820

  • 10:30 – 12:00
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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

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 2 Aug

£2 (Children free) / 07816 220136

  • 09:30 – 15:30

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

River Wear, Durham

Sun 17 Aug

Entry by purchase of collectible plastic duck from website / 01524 389410

Art for Erskine

A number of Scottish artists' work for sale in support of Erskine.

Trades Hall of Glasgow

Thu 24 Jul

Free / 0141 814 4555

  • 10:30 – 18:00

Fri 25 Jul

Free / 0141 814 4555

  • 10:30 – 18:00

Sat 26 Jul

Free / 0141 814 4555

  • 10:30 – 18:00
…and 8 more dates until 3 Aug

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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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.

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

BISYOC Symphony Orchestra and Choir Concert

Eighty-five instrumentalists and sixty local singers.

St Laurence Church, Ludlow

Fri 1 Aug

Free

Lunchtime concert.

  • 13:00 – 14:00

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
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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

Charity Golf Day

Round of golf with refreshments in aid of charity SAFE@LAST.

Rotherham Golf Club

Fri 25 Jul

£240 for a team of four / 01709 850466

  • 09:30 – 16:00

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

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

Cycle Glasgow

The 12th sponsored cycle organised by the University of Glasgow to promote this fun and healthy activity and raise essential funds for leukaemia research. Families and riders of all abilities are welcome and you can chose between a 13 and a 26 mile route, both starting and finishing in Kelvingrove Park, heading to…

University of Glasgow

Sun 17 Aug

earlybird £9; Children £3.50 / 0141 330 3593

  • 10:00 – 14:30
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