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Snowdon Mountain Challenge for Marie Cure

Conquer the highest peak in Wales and raise money for Marie Cure Cancer Care. Minimum sponsorship £125. Over 14s only.

The Royal Victoria Hotel Snowdonia, Gwynedd

Sun 8 Jun

£15

  • 08:00 – 20:00

South Wales Shire Horse Society Shire & Miniature Horse Show

Check out some lovely Shire horses and their miniature counterparts at this family friendly event.

Bailey Park, Abergavenny

Sat 5 Jul

£5 (£3; under 5s free) / 07779 353948

Judging begins at 11am.

  • 10:00

Specialized

A night of music with Big Fat Panda, The Simmertones and The Erin Bardwell Collective and all the money going to the Teenage Cancer Trust.

New Hall, Tiverton

Sat 31 May

£10 / 01884 255 823

  • 19:00

Stoke Golding Garden Show Society

The 83rd show features various produce classes.

Stoke Golding Club, Nuneaton

Sat 30 Aug

£0.25 per entry; free admission after 6pm / 07809 629690

  • 11:00 – 23:00

Strathpeffer Antiques and Collectables Fair

Channel David Dickinson as you find trinkets and treasures. Entry fee raises money to help with the upkeep of the Victorian Pavilion.

Strathpeffer Pavilion

Sun 12 Oct

£1 / 01997 420124

  • 11:00 – 17:00
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Summer Market in aid of Martha Trust

Summer market in aid of local charity the Martha Trust. Featuring a cafe, gifts, crafts, jewellery and cakes.

St Thomas Church Hall, Canterbury

Sat 17 May

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sunset Cycle

Pedal your way to a good conscious and know that the money you raise goes towards helping local people in need.

Alice Holt Woodland Park, Farnham

Sat 5 Jul

£10–£12.50 for the three mile course; £15–£17.50 for the 25 mile course (Children £5) / 01420 520212

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 13 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £150

The Scribbler's Picnic Music Festival and Funday

A music and fun festival for all ages aimed at family entertainment and raising money for cancer charities. Last year's line-up included the Oasis tribute band Stop the Clocks, Ryan School of Irish Dancing, Tipping Point and many others, with details of 2014's line-up forthcoming.

Stirling County Rugby Club

Sun 11 May

£10 (Children £5; Family £25) / 01786 471323

  • 12:00 – 20:00

This Is Not a Fashion Show: An Upcycling Design Event

An entire day of upcycled and alternative fashion, with a catwalk show featuring pieces from Sarah Morbey, Beautiful Brastards, 85A Collective and students from Glasgow Clyde College, among many others. Plus stalls, screenings and food and drink, all in support of Govanhill Baths Community Trust.

Govanhill Baths, Glasgow

Sat 24 May

£8 (£6) / 0141 433 2999

Part of Southside Fringe.

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Tri Together

A series of triathlons open to disabled and non-disabled competitors with both senior and junior races. Beginners to the sport are supported all the way to the finish line with training programs, taster training sessions and opportunities to try alternative cycles and racing wheelchairs. Take part on your own or in relay…

Bellahouston Leisure Centre, Glasgow

Sun 21 Sep

£37 (Children £12) / 020 3242 0239

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, London SE19

Sun 31 Aug

£47 (Children £18) / 020 3242 0239

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Yes Chef

Help raise funds for Action for Children to help young people meet their career goals. The night includes a champagne reception, three-course meal and live comedy.

Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

Thu 8 May

£65 / 0141 550 9024

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Yorkshire Three Peaks

Take on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge – scaling Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough – in aid of Heart Research UK. No minimum sponsorship, but it's for charity, so raise as much dough as you can.

Yorkshire Dales, Hawes

Sat 21 Jun

Free / 0113 234 7474

  • 07:00 – 19:00

Yorkshire Dales National Park, Settle

Sat 12 Jul

£15; £125 sponsorship / 0113 234 7474

  • 08:00 – 20:00

Yorkshire Three Peaks Mountain Challenge for Marie Curie

Hike 26 miles over Yorkshire's three highest peaks, Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, and help raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care. Minimum sponsorship £125. Over 14s only.

The Village Hall, Settle

Sat 12 Jul

£15

  • 08:00 – 20:00

You Can't Run Away From Depression – 5km Charity Run

You can't run away from depression but you can run towards it with an army of friends, family and the charity, Havering Mind, behind you and ready to help.

Harrow Lodge Park, Hornchurch

Sun 27 Jul

£7

  • 11:00 – 14:00
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Your RNCM Craft Fair

A craft fair in support of the Royal Northern College of Music, with more than 40 stalls and live music from the students.

Royal Northern College Of Music, Manchester

Sun 8 Jun

Free (stallholders £25) / 0161 907 5555

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Aden Bike Challenge

This 10 mile bike ride along the scenic Formartine and Buchan Way is suitable for all ages and abilities and is in aid of Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland. Booking is essential.

Community Education Centre, Peterhead

Sun 1 Jun

£10 (Children £5) / 0300 1212 888

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

Age UK Enfield Celebrity Fundraising Annual Ball

This year's ball and charity auction is hosted by EastEnders actress Lindsey Coulson. Tickets include welcome drink, three-course dinner, disco and live entertainment.

De Vere Venues Theobalds Park, Cheshunt

Sat 10 May

£55 minimum donation / 020 8375 4125

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Alliance Trust Cateran Yomp

Teams of between two and six can take on the Yomp – that is, one of either 22, 36.5 or 52 miles to be undertaken in just 24 hours. Along the way there's a pasta party (to keep energy up) and mid walk fireworks, plus a well-deserved massage and slap up meal at the finish line. The event is to raise money for The Soldiers…

Various venues, Glenshee

Sat 28 Jun

24 hours / £99 (£60 for the first 100 to sign up) / 0845 504 6616

Sun 29 Jun

24 hours / £99 (£60 for the first 100 to sign up) / 0845 504 6616

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Art for Care

An exhibition and sale of over 200 works of original art including jewellery. Over 80 prominent Scottish artists including Muriel Barclay, Gerard Burns, Marion Drummond and Glen Scouller as well as up-and-coming artists. From each sale, 50% is donated to Marie Curie Cancer Care.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Mon 12 May

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Tue 13 May

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Wed 14 May

Free / 0141 276 5360

  • 11:00 – 17:00

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 22 Jun

£17 / 01442 820730

Entry fee includes timing chip, official Ashridge Trail Half Marathon T-Shirt and a medal.

  • 09:00 – 17:30

Band Slam

Five local bands come together to pay tribute to the one man, Dan. All profits go to the Margaret Kerr Unit of the Borders General Hospital.

Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Peebles

Fri 16 May

£8 (Children £4) / 01721 725777

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

Sun 20 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

  • 12:00 – 00:00

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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