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March Of The Mods

Dogtooth, Beat Movement, Target 5 and Redstarts perform in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust.

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Sat 14 Mar

£13.50 / 0141 332 2232

The MoonWalk London

Don those walking boots and brightly coloured bras (ever an excellent fashion combo) to raise cash for breast cancer charity Walk the Walk, with 17,000 other fundraisers tramping through London in the dead of night. Meet at Clapham Common.

Clapham Common, London SW4

Sat 16 May

Times to be confirmed / £47.50 / 01483 741430

Moroccan Children's Trust Fundraising Gala

Food, drink, traditional Moroccan music and a live auction – all in aid of Moroccan Children's Trust.

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London SW1X

Sun 15 Mar

£150 / 07944 608630

Mud Rush

Love mud? You'd better if you want to attempt Scotland's largest assault course. The race is suitable for all abilities and raises funds for local charity Visibility.

Craufurdland Castle, Fenwick

Sun 17 May

£10 plus a pledge to raise £30 in sponsorship / 0141 332 4632

Muddy Dog Challenge

Join the UK's first obstacle course where humans and hounds can compete side by side. Crawl under nets, jump over tyres and squish through the mud to help raise funds for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.

Brockwell Park, London SE24

Sun 10 May

£27.50–£30; £8.50 dogs (Teams of 3+ £22.50–£25 per adult) / 020 7627 9295

£27.50–£30; £8.50 dogs (Teams of 3+ £22.50–£25) / 020 7627 9295

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NCT Nearly New Sale

Chance to buy some baby and children's items at reduced prices.

Broomhill Church Hall, Glasgow

Sat 21 Mar

£1 / 0141 334 2540

Poetry Meets Art

Event raising awareness of the situation in the Congo featuring art, music, rap, spoken word and more.

Passing Clouds, London E8

Tue 10 Feb

£5–£7 £5 online and otd before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

Tue 10 Mar

£5–£7 £5 online and otd before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

Tue 14 Apr

£5–£7 £5 online and otd before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

…and 9 more dates until 12 Jan 2016

Polar Plunge

You might freeze your whatsits off plunging into an open-air pool complete with 20 tons of ice-filled water, but it's all for a good cause – this event raises money for the work of Special Olympics.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20

Fri 6 Feb

£20 (Students £16; Children £5–£10)

  • 09:00 – 18:00 Polar Plunge Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Sat 7 Feb

£20 (Students £16; Children £5–£10)

  • 09:00 – 18:00 Polar Plunge Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Psychic Fair

Tarot readers and mediums, reiki and gemstone healing and more at this fundraiser for Forest of Marston Vale Trust and the British Red Cross.

Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Bedford

Sat 7 Feb

£2–£3 / 01234 762615

  • 20:00 – 23:00 Psychic Fair Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Bedford

Public Tree Planting

Help create the Forest of Marston Vale by finding a few tree friends a new home. Shuttle buses to and from Forest Centre and the planting site. Refreshments and tools provided.

Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Bedford

Sun 8 Feb

Free / 01234 762608

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Quarriers Ladies' Lunch

Charity ladies' lunch in aid of Quarriers, which supports adults with disabilities.

Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

Sun 1 Mar

£40 / 0141 240 3700

The RAF Halton Sprint Triathlon

Swim, cycle and run to help raise money for Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

RAF Halton, Aylesbury

Sun 3 May

Times to be confirmed / £25–£35 / 01442 820740

Please note: Price depends on whether participants take on a Super Sprint or Mini Olympic.

Rennie Grove Hospice Care’s Chilterns Cycle Challenge

Get out the cycling lycra and get fit in the name of charity. Money raised goes towards Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

Kingsbury Square, Aylesbury

Sun 22 Mar

£17–£30 depending on route taken (Children £10; under 5s free) / 01442 820740

Rob and Paul Forkan: Surviving the 2004 Tsunami and Creating Gandys

Brothers Rob and Paul Forkan share their story, as they tell how they survived the 2004 tsunami that claimed the lives of their parents. They also talk about what led them to create Gandys, a social enterprise designed to support orphans and deprived children in South East Asia. Signed copies of their book, Tsunami Kids…

Cineworld Wandsworth

Tue 3 Feb

Free (charity donations welcome) / 0871 200 2000

Rob Roy Challenge

Not for the faint hearted – teams take part in an action-packed day including a 16-mile walk (or run) from Drymen to Callander then a 39-mile cycle to Kenmore. A party and feast await the intrepid participants upon their finish. Teams should include four people and each team member is asked to raise a minimum of £350.

Drymen Village Hall

Sat 20 Jun

£65; £105 with bike hire / 07977 151540

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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.

M&D's Scotland's Theme Park, Motherwell

Sun 26 Jul

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01698 333777

Scottish Spina Bifida Association: Community Burns Supper 2014

A night of good food (a three-course meal of Scottish produce), local speakers, live music and a ceilidh disco all for a good cause.

The Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort, Cumbernauld

Fri 30 Jan

£26; £220 for a table of ten / 01236 794 500

6.30pm arrival for a prompt 7pm start.

Sense Scotland Zip Slide Across the Clyde

A zip slide across the river to raise money for Sense Scotland.

River Clyde

Sun 19 Apr

Shuffle Down

Fundraiser for MND Scotland with live music, local craft beer and stalls selling food, arts and crafts.

Dobbie Hall, Larbert

Sat 23 May

£14–£20 / 01324 570450

Slow Marathon

Enjoy the scenery of a marathon by walking the 26.2 miles as opposed to racing it. Orientation is on Friday evening, the walk takes place on Saturday and on Sunday there's a get together, discussion and celebration.

Deveron Arts, Huntly

Sat 25 Apr

£25–£35 / 01466 794494

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Spring Gift Fair

Stalls selling gifts, handmade crafts and refreshments to raise funds for Bladder Cancer.

Endmoor Village Hall

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 07733 362183

Stoke Golding 85th Open Garden Show – WWI Centenary

Local vegetable growers, flowers growers, bakers and wine makers vie for prizes, with a chance for spectators to peruse and bid on produce.

Stoke Golding Club, Nuneaton

Sat 5 Sep

Free / 07809 629690

Sulgrave Manor Autumn Wedding Fair

Talk to local wedding suppliers and have a look at the house and gardens, which are available as a wedding venue.

Sulgrave Manor, Banbury

Sun 11 Oct

Free / 01295 760205

SYHActive

An outdoor challenge encompassing a ten mile walk/run round the shoulder of Ben Lomond and a 34 mile cycle to raise funds for SYHA's youth activity programmes for disadvantaged young people.

Rowardennan Lodge Youth Hostel, Drymen

Sat 18 Apr

£20 / 01786 891400

  • 10:00 – 18:00 SYHActive Rowardennan Lodge Youth Hostel, Drymen

Tea Box Poetry Jam

A night of poetry, from beginners to experienced bards, with plenty of open mic opportunities. Email info@theteabox.co.uk to secure a spot in advance.

The Tea Box, Richmond

Mon 9 Feb

Free

Mon 9 Mar

Free

Mon 13 Apr

Free

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