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Christmas Craft Fair

Fundraising Christmas fair with local products including jewellery, cards, honey, Christmas decorations and other items, plus kids' activities.

Windlestone School, Ferryhill

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 01388 720337

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 Jumper Jam

Lauren Laverne hosts this evening of live music, which features the likes of Editors, Tim Burgess and Mark Collins. This year, the event is going woolly and bright, as those seasonal sweaters are donned in support of Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day.

Union Chapel, London N1

Thu 4 Dec

£40 with optional addditional donation to Save the Children / 020 7226 1686

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

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 2015

Prices vary

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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 2015

£150 / 0844 693 1944

Dementia Forward: Yule Be Entertained

Fundraising for Dementia Forward featuring a host of local choirs.

The Royal Hall, Harrogate

Fri 12 Dec

£6–£10 / 01423 500500

Do You Know?

An evening of theatre written, directed and performed by young people on the theme of preventing sexual violence.

Leith Academy, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

£3–£5 / 0131 553 2810

Dunfermline Children's Gala Concert

A fundraising concert, where Christmas songs are sung by children from schools in Dunfermline and Rosyth.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Thu 27 Nov

£8 (£4) / 01383 740384

East Neuk Bolt

Dress up like Father Christmas and run one mile along Elie Beach for charity. Organised by East Neuk of Fife Round Table, entry fee gets you a Santa suit to keep as well as festive refreshments at the finish line. Run for fun or race to win The Golden Mince Pie. Register in advance via Facebook; on event day registration…

Elie Pavillion

Sun 14 Dec

£10 / 01333 311243

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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 7 Dec

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

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.

The Spring, Havant

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£12.50 (£11.25) / 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

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Epilepsy Action Reindeer Stampede

Dress up and stampede like you're Dasher, Dancer, Prancer or red nosed Rudolph. The 5k fun run starts and finishes in Roberts Park and raises funds for Epilepsy Action. There's also a mini stampede of 650m for children under eight.

Roberts Park, Saltaire

Sun 7 Dec

£12 (Children aged 8–15 £6; Childrens' fun run £2.50) / 0113 210 8816

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

Factory 45 Launch Party

Official opening party for this new centre of local fashion, art and design.

Factory 45, Glasgow

Thu 4 Dec

Free / 0141 552 5226

The Fayre Of St James

A fundraising Christmas concert featuring carols, festive readings and live performances.

St James' Church, London W1J

Thu 27 Nov

£130 / 020 7381 0441

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Festive Fun Day

A festive fun day from the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation, in which the littles ones are invited to come and get crafty. There's a number of different craft activities on offer, plus a chance for the wee ones to enrol in Elf School, where they discover what it takes to become one of Santa's Little Helpers. After all…

Frontline Church, Liverpool

Sat 13 Dec

£6 (adults free) / 0151 733 3373

Please note: Elf School and lunch with Santa must be booked separately and these activities have an additional charge.

The Forget-Me-Not Concert

A gala evening of entertainment in aid of the Alzheimer's Society, featuring artists from the world of dance, musical theatre, opera and television.

The Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham

Sun 19 Apr 2015

£25 / 01242 258002

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

Gala Charity Boxing Night

Charity boxing match in aid of the Scottish Spina Bifida Association.

Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen

Fri 15 May 2015

£25 boxing only (Dinner with 3 course meal and drinks reception £80; Ringside Dinner Tickets with 3 course meal and drinks reception £100) / 01236 794517

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