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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

Stirling and Bridge of Allan Fireworks Display

Bonfire and fireworks display featuring music from the Red Hot Chilli Pipers. Bonfire at 7.15pm and fireworks at 7.30pm.

Strathallan Games Park, Stirling

Wed 5 Nov

£5 (Family £12; Seniors £4; Students £4; Children £2)

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.

Autism Rocks

Charity event.

KOKO, London NW1

Mon 15 Dec

£14.06 / 0870 432 5527

Little Shwop of Horrors

This Hallowe'en, Marks & Spencer are launching their Little Shwop of Horrors pop-up store in collaboration with Oxfam. Bring along unwanted clothes to donate (or shwop) and Oxfam will see them re-sold, re-used or recycled. Joanna Lumley is opening the proceedings, so let the shwopping commence.

Marks & Spencer, London W1C

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 020 7935 7954

Wed 29 Oct

Free / 020 7935 7954

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Danbury Fireworks

An annual fireworks display to celebrate Bonfire Night, featuring a funfair, beer tent and 'stage entertainment'.

Danbury Outdoors, Chelmsford

Sat 8 Nov

£6–£7 (Under 13s £3–£4) / 07792 963498

Edinburgh Santa Toddle & Parade

Join Santa and his reindeer on a festive parade with George Watsons Pipes & Drums. Kids are welcome to dress as elves, and infants or toddlers in buggies are welcome. All toddlers receive a medal,certificate and goody bag. Ages 6 and under.

Inverleith Park, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Dec

accompanying adults free (Children £5) / 0131 208 2500

The Cancer Research UK Ceilidh Experiment

A hoolie in aid of Cancer Research UK.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£10 (£7–£8) / 0131 560 1581

Glow Neon Fun Run

Get all glowy by getting doused in glowing water as you run, walk, dance or locomotion along the course.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£10 / 0131 661 5351

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

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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

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 476 7741

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 25 Oct

£0.50 (Traders £10) / 0191 246 8126

Warwick Town Bonfire

Annual event to celebrate Bonfire Night with the traditional bonfire and fireworks, as well as children's bouncy castle and hot refreshments. Fireworks start at 6:30pm. For more information please contact via email, please do not use Warwick Racecourse phone number.

Warwick Racecourse

Sat 8 Nov

£5 in advance, £6 on gate; children free in advance, £2 on gate; under 3s free / 0844 579 3013


Drag superstar Mitzi Macintosh presents the Australian bingo sensation, raising funds for Cancer is a Drag.

Manbar, London WC2H

Mon 27 Oct

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

Mon 3 Nov

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

Mon 10 Nov

Free (£5 per game) / 020 7434 2567

…and 6 more dates until 22 Dec

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

Sat 29 Nov

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

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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 9 Nov

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

Sun 7 Dec

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

FASA Fire Walk and Hallowe'en Extravaganza

If you're feeling brave, take your chances in FASA's Fire Walk. Then, check out the family events and fireworks display at the end of the night to celebrate the feat.

Fasa Eden Village, Newtownards

Fri 31 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 02890 803040

Glasgow Coffee Festival

A one-day festival celebrating the mighty coffee bean and showcasing the speciality coffee scene in Scotland. There are tastings, competitions, presentations and music on offer with all proceeds going to Coffee Kids UK.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Sat 6 Dec

£9 / 0141 553 5890

Ticket price includes one hot drink.

Jingle Bell Jog & Reindeer Run

Try and run round the 5km and 1.5km courses as fast as Santa and Rudolf can get round the world all in aid of Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

Waterend Barn, St. Albans

Sun 7 Dec

£10–£17 / 01442 820717

Out of Africa Charity Ball

A ball and charity auction featuring a drinks reception, live entertainment and a three course meal.

Hilton Hotel Reading

Sat 15 Nov

£50 (Table of 10 £450) / 01189 169000

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Pinktober Rack'n'Roll

Fundraising night as part of Pinktober to raise money for the Caron Keating Foundation. The night includes retailers, hair & beauty experts, a fashion show, live music, party food and a welcome cocktail.

Hard Rock Café, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£10 / 0141 353 8790

Rotary Club of Reading Charity Santa Run

Work off those advent chocolates with a 5k run dressed as jolly Father Christmas. The route starts and finishes at the Forbury Gardens and takes in Broad Street, The Oracle shopping centre and Kennetside paths. The run is open to anyone aged 12 and over and Santa suits are included in the price.

Forbury Gardens, Reading

Sun 14 Dec


Temwa's 1920s Ball

A Great Gatsby style knees-up, all in aid of Temwa's development project in Malawi. Featuring cocktails, a three course meal and some dapper entertainment.

King Weston House, Bristol

Sat 15 Nov

£80 (Party Only £7–£10) / 07765 256817

Yorkhill Christmas Concert

Yorkhill Children's Charity celebrates another year of supporting babies and children in Yorkhill Hospital, with this charity concert featuring the Riverside Youth Band, X Factor's Nicholas McDonald, the Scottish Police Choir and others.

City Halls, Glasgow

Sun 14 Dec

£18 or £50 for premium admission including exclusive meet and greet with X Factor's Nicholas Mcdonald, concert ticket, signed photograph and goody… / 0141 353 8000

Aye Tunes Music Quiz

Bust out all your nerdy music trivia and let everyone know just how many hours you've spent poring over Dylan lyrics for this Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland fundraiser event. Book a place via the website.

Mansion House, Glasgow

Thu 6 Nov

£15 per person / 0300 1212 999

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