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Auction of Things Money Can't Buy

Place your bids for a host of great experiences, including minibreaks, life coaching, a trip in a Bentley and more. Of course, money can buy all those particular things, but you get the idea.

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Thu 29 Jan

Entry by donation / 0131 229 7565

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

By donation / 01667 452341

Fri 3 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

Sat 4 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

…and 8 more dates until 12 Apr

Glasgow Vet School Rodeo

A day of animal-based fun. The event is organised by Glasgow veterinary students with monies raised going to charity.

Garscube Estate, Glasgow

Sat 18 Apr

£7 (£3; Family £15; under 3s free)

Isabel Hospice Firewalk

Lose the shoes and walk barefoot over red-hot coals burning at over 1200ºF, all to raise funds for Isabel Hospice. Training is given by Blaze Firewalking prior to the event, and certificates are awarded at the end.

Sherrardswood School, Welwyn

Sat 14 Mar

£25 entry fee / 01707 382500

Please note: Isabel Hospice ask that you raise at least £75 in sponsorship on top of your entry fee.

3K on the Green

A monthly 3k race on Glasgow Green with all proceeds going to charity.

Glasgow Green

Fri 30 Jan

£2

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Awakenings

An evening of popular and classical music for World Encephalitis Day with celebrated international singer Aliki Chrysochou.

Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

Sun 22 Feb

£20 standard; £50 Deluxe Experience; £100 VIP Experience / 0151 709 4776

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Awakenings Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

Ceilidh

A good ol' fashioned ceilidh, with Kinlochard Ceilidh Band. There's also haggis, neeps and tatties, followed by tea or coffee.

Golden Lion Hotel, Stirling

Sat 31 Jan

£17.50 / 0141 777 5848

  • 19:30 – 23:30 Ceilidh Golden Lion Hotel, Stirling

Colour Me Happy 5K

A very colourful run from Isabel Hospice, where participants start off in white, and as the 5k run progresses they get covered in multi-coloured powder paint. This event is for ages 5+, though runners aged 5–15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Leventhorpe School Fields, Sawbridgeworth

Sun 26 Jul

Prices vary

Comic Relief Wine Fair

More than 20 wine retailers, including the Wine Society, Naked Wine, Harvey Nichols and Majestic Wine, display their selections. In addition to over 100 wines to sample, the night promises a variety of competitions and raffles to help raise money for Comic Relief. Ages 18+.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 12 Mar

£20 / 0131 220 4348

Downton Abbey Themed Afternoon Tea

Take tea and cake just like the Crawley family, as you tour a privately-owned castle. Proceeds go to the Borders Children's Charity and It's Good to Give, so get donning your finest finery, darling.

Wedderburn Castle, Duns

Sun 1 Feb

£12 / 07946 540763

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Edinburgh Napier University Centenary Choral Concert

The choir sings music by Sullivan, Stanford, Coleridge-Taylor and Elgar.

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

Wed 4 Feb

£7 (£5) / 0131 225 3847

Friendly Craft Market

An indoor market with over twenty craft artists, plus there's food if you get peckish as you peruse.

WHALE Arts, Edinburgh

Sun 22 Feb

Free / 0131 458 3267

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 0131 458 3267

Sun 28 Jun

Free / 0131 458 3267

Gig For Gaza

An evening of music and solidarity for Gaza. Supported by MAP (Medical Aid for Palestinians).

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Fri 27 Feb

prices vary / 0141 357 6200

Grand Union Challenge

A endurance challenge along the Union Canal. Chose to walk, jog or run either 25km, 50km or 100km, test the limits of your stamina and earn some serious bragging rights.

Paddington Recreation Ground, London W9

Sat 27 Jun

£29–£49

On Your Bike

A sponsored bike ride from Isabel Hospice. Choose from three distances (25k, 50k and 100k) and cycle away through the countryside. But don't worry, it's not all about the pedalling – there's also a BBQ, refreshments, a bike doctor and a sports massage tent.

Bishop's Stortford Rugby Club

Sun 31 May

Prices vary

  • 09:00 – 14:00 On Your Bike Bishop's Stortford Rugby Club
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Rage The Night Rapids

A unique night time team white water rafting experience for children's cancer charity CLIC Sargent.

Lee Valley White Water Centre, Waltham Cross

Fri 27 Mar

£180 reserves a boat for 9 team members / 0845 677 0606

Roxy Live!

Dr & the Medics, Carol Decker & T'Pau, Nathan Moore (Brother Beyond), Hazel Dean, Black Lace, Sonia and Feel the Force perform in aid of Rain Rescue.

O2 Academy Sheffield

Sat 31 Jan

£16.87–£28.12 / 0844 477 2000

Sense Scotland Firewalk

Literally walk across burning hot coals to help raise funds for Sense Scotland.

Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0300 330 9292

Songs for Freedom

Freedom from Torture fundraising concert encompassing folk, rock and Kliner.

Edinburgh Folk Club

Sat 7 Feb

£15 (£10) / 0131 650 2458

Acoustic Session

Get your Beatle on at this acoustic session that sees local music types playing their favourite songs.

Fletchers Bar, Birmingham

Sun 15 Feb

£3 in advance; £4 on the door

Part of Beatlesfest 2015.

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The Ashridge Trail Half Marathon

Run 13.1 miles of off-road trail through 2000 acres of woodland to raise funds for Rennie Grove Hospice Care. The event is open to all abilities levels and supporters can enjoy a relaxing picnic in the countryside while you get your sweat on.

Ashridge House, Berkhamsted

Sun 7 Jun

£20 before 31st December 2014; £25 after / 01442 820740

Charity Fashion Show

This fundraising event in support of St Columba's Hospice gives guests a chance to drink champagne, eat cupcakes and observe the release of Sylvia Calder's Spring/Summer 2015 collection with a live fashion show. Clothes, cake and champers – eat your heart out, Carrie Bradshaw.

Surgeon's Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 26 Feb

£25 / 0131 527 3434

Cinderella

Family panto, with proceeds going to local Battersea charities.

Christ Church and Saint Stephen Battersea, London SW11

Mon 26 Jan

£15 (Children £8) / 020 7228 1225

  • 19:00 – 21:00 Cinderella Christ Church and Saint Stephen Battersea, London

Commando Spirit: Survive The Yomp

Help raise funds for the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund at this special activity day out. Take on the challenge of the Yomp: the intense 30-mile test the Royal Marines have to face to complete their training.

Achnacarry and Spean Bridge, Fort William

Sat 12 Sep

£150 / 0844 693 1944

Concert for Captured Hearts: Stop Human Trafficking in Scotland

An evening of classical music performed by the Orchestra of the Canongait with conductor Robert Dick and soloists Lindsay Martindale and Asher Zaccardelli. The event is hosted by Edinburgh St Mark's Amnesty group and raises funds for their campaign to stop human trafficking in Scotland.

St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh

Sun 15 Feb

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 6293

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