Charity

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Children In Need Fundraiser

A spot of variety for Pudsey.

Stonehaven Town Hall

Sat 22 Nov

£7 (£5) / 01569 765341

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

Christmas Gift Swap Shop Evening

Get two copies of the same book? Swap it out for someone else's unwanted gift (or get ready for next year).

Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Bedford

Wed 7 Jan 2015

Times to be confirmed / £2–£5 / 01234 762615

Christmas Party Night

A three-course meal and disco to help raise funds for the creation of the Forest of Marston Vale. Booking is essential.

Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Bedford

Fri 12 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £35 / 01234 762613

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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

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01234 762615

Coffee Morning Craft and Food fair

Craft and food fair coffee morning with craft food, tea, coffee and raffle.

Berwick Town Hall, Berwick-upon-Tweed

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01289 330900

Crabtree & Evelyn Shopping Event

The National Trust for Scotland have teamed up with Crabtree & Evelyn for a Christmas shopping night, featuring welcome canapés, a hand treatment and the opportunity for a good snoop around the store. This festive event helps to support the work of the National Trust for Scotland.

Crabtree and Evelyn, Edinburgh

Wed 12 Nov

£10 / 0844 493 2696

Dragonfly Ball

A charity ball in aid of Josie's Dragonfly Trust, featuring a champagne reception, a three course meal, an auction and a diamond ring giveaway.

Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 8 Nov

£75 / 01434 602043

  • 18:30 – 01:00 Dragonfly Ball Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne

Edinburgh Christmas Run

Raise funds for a range of worthy charities with this festive 5k around Inverleith Park. Times and positions are recorded, plus there are first, second and third place prizes and a medal/goody bag combo for all runners.

Inverleith Park, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Dec

£0–£20

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Edinburgh Christmas Walk

A wintery walk through the Botanic Garden, by the Water of Leith and finishing in Inverleith park via Stockbridge. All walkers get a medal and a goody bag.

Inverleith Park, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Dec

£0–£20 / 0131 208 2500

Edinburgh Marathon

If you're going to break yourself by running further and faster than the human body was made to go, you may as well do it somewhere picturesque – and Edinburgh is certainly that (if a little windy at times). Participants run for a variety of charities.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Sat 30 May 2015

Times to be confirmed

Sun 31 May 2015

Times to be confirmed

Elizabeth I: Virgin On The Ridiculous

Living Spit present a comedic take on the reign of the Tudor monarch, complete with songs, props and live music.

Queens Hall, Narberth

Sat 25 Oct

£10 / 01258 475137

Emerald Ball

A glitzy fundraising event for Macmillan. Enjoy a sparkling wine reception and a three-course meal plus entertainment, all for an excellent cause.

Glasgow Marriott Hotel

Fri 20 Mar 2015

£48 / 07525 655587

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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Epilepsy Action Tour of the Roses

Three day, coast to coast, cycle challenge in aid of Epilepsy Action. Starting in Blackpool and finishing in Scarborough the route includes parts of the first Stage of the 2014 Tour de France and passes the most iconic locations in the region. Accommodation, meals, baggage transfer, medical cover and mechanical assistance…

North Pier Blackpool

Sat 23 May 2015

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

Sun 24 May 2015

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

Mon 25 May 2015

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

Epilepsy Scotland Gala Christmas Concert

Stylish charity gala concert with carols and operatic song from the Orchestra and the Chorus of the Canongait and children from East Lothian schools, with drinks and canapés afterwards.

Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

£20 / 0141 427 4911

The Erskine Ladies' Lunch

A 'snow belles' themed winter party, featuring a cocktail reception, three course lunch, wine and coffee, plus entertainment from Edward Reid, Andrew Merry and Nicola Cassells.

29 Private Members Club, Glasgow

Sun 23 Nov

£65 / 0141 225 5610

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

Fashion Show

Tap into some top trends at this event showcasing this season's collections from local businesses. Proceeds go to the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.

The Harlington Centre, Fleet

Wed 29 Oct

£16 / 01252 811009

Part of Fleet Fashion Week.

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Festive Fizz Friday

A seasonal treat with this festive fundraiser on behalf of Cornerstone, complete with exclusive stalls full of unique Christmas gift ideas, live entertainment, a fashion show and more. Fizz and gourmet nibbles included.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Fri 21 Nov

£40 / 01224 523700

First Step Benefit

First Step is a community based project, giving a helping hand to parents with children in order to raise confidence and skills. A selection of comedians, including Vladimir McTavish, Keir McAllister, Gus Lymburn and Derek Johnston give up their time to make you laugh in aid of a good cause.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Tue 18 Nov

£5 / 0131 558 7272

Freedom from Torture Benefit

Fundraising for a cause that doesn't get a lot of press, so you ought to come along and support a host of comedians as they make you laugh and raise awareness.

The Stand, Glasgow

Wed 19 Nov

£5 / 0131 558 7373

Freeze for Trees

Jump into an icy outdoor pool in the middle of December to raise funds for Trees for Cities, a charity that encourages tree planting in cities.

Brockwell Lido, London SE24

Sat 13 Dec

£15 (fundraising target £60) / 020 7274 3088

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 30 Nov

Free / 0131 458 3267

Christmas special with an appearance from Santa himself

Sun 22 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 458 3267

Sun 26 Apr 2015

Free / 0131 458 3267

Sun 28 Jun 2015

Free / 0131 458 3267

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