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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

  • 10:00 – 12:30

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.

  • 09:00 – 19:00

Sun 24 May 2015

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

  • 09:00 – 19:00

Mon 25 May 2015

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

  • 09:00 – 19:00

Evening Express Carol Concert

Featuring schools from around the North East performing Christmas music and carols. All money raised goes to local charities.

Music Hall, Aberdeen

Tue 2 Dec

£6–£8 / 01224 641122

  • 19:30

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

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Food and Craft Fair

A food and craft fair fundraiser with a focus on local food producers and craftspeople. Stalls include organic vegetables, bakery, preserves, cards, jewellery, photography, fabric products, cosmetics and more.

Strathpeffer Pavilion

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01997 421344

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01997 421344

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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Freedom from Torture Fundraiser: The Big Cook Up

Paul Merrett and his hand-picked selection of fellow chefs create top notch world food in front of your very eyes, all in aid of human rights charity Freedom from Torture. After you're done with the eatin', there will also be a live auction hosted by Piers Boothman from Christie's.

Divertimenti Cookery School, London SW3

Wed 17 Sep

£50 / 020 7486 8020

  • 19:00 – 22:30

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 27 Sep

Free / 0131 476 7741

  • 10:00 – 13:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 476 7741

  • 10:00 – 13:00

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 476 7741

  • 10:00 – 13:00

G Spot

Comedy, cabaret and 'camparet' with host Jojo Sutherland and a host of different guests each time.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Tue 7 Oct

£5 / 0131 558 7272

  • 20:30

Gies it fir Gaza: Oxjam Gig

A big gig aimed at raising money for the people affected by the crisis in Gaza. Featuring piano singer-songwriter Angus Munro, guitar player and singer Rory Butler and the Cairn String Quartet, who unsurprisingly, are four string players.

The Glad Café, Glasgow

Wed 17 Sep

£5 / 0141 636 6119

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Glasgow Bridges Walk for Kidney Research UK

Take in Glasgow's most iconic vistas as you raise money for charity on this walk along the Clyde.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sun 21 Sep

£10 (Children £4) / 0845 612 1226

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 10:30 – 18:00
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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

Mile End Stadium, London E3

Fri 17 Oct

£10 / 020 8980 1885

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Good Rockin' Tonite

Dance to live music from the 50s to the 70s. Organised by Oxford Elvis Presley Fan Club, with all proceeds going to Helen & Douglas House Hospice.

Empress Ballroom, Oxford

Sat 15 Nov

£9.50

  • 20:00 – 00:00

Great Gorilla Run

The Great Gorilla Run returns to London for its 11th year with runners, joggers and walkers dressed as primates completing an 8km route along London's Embankment. Celebs taking part include Bill Oddie, Uri Geller and Stanley Johnson (son of Boris).

Tower Bridge, London EC3N

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 020 7025 8001

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Green Door Studio Fundraiser

A fundraiser to raise money for recording equipment to be donating to youth music projects in Ghana and Belize. DJs sets courtesy of JD Twitch (Optimo), Ghana Soundz and Green Door DJs as well as live sets by Whilst featuring members of Golden Teacher.

The Art School, Glasgow

Fri 26 Sep

£4–£5 in advance; £6–£7 on the door

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Harrogate Sportive

Following the massive spectator numbers for the Tour de France's Yorkshire stage Cycle Yorkshire, British Cycling and Epilepsy Action have teamed up to develop the Harrogate Sportive. The event consists of a non-competitive ride of either 72 miles or 33 miles and is open to everyone over 18.

Army Foundation College, Harrogate

Sun 5 Oct

£23–£35

  • 09:30 – 16:00
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Hastings and Rother Charities Fair

Check out stalls from a variety of charities and learn more about what you can do to help. Plus, live entertainment on the day.

Azur, St. Leonards-on-Sea

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 01424 721448

  • 10:00 – 16:00

The Head Bang Theory: Alternative Quiz

Quiz night featuring rounds on alternative music, movies, comics, art, TV and more, with four prizes up for grabs. 10% of the money raised goes to MacMillan Cancer Support.

Pivo Club & Bar, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Sep

£1 / 0131 557 2925

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Thu 25 Sep

£1 / 0131 557 2925

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Thu 2 Oct

£1 / 0131 557 2925

  • 20:00 – 22:30
…and 12 more dates until 25 Dec

Hollywood Red Carpet Fundraiser

Hollywood glamour at this fundraising event in aid of TigerTime and local lad Andrew Gillon, who has an opportunity to go to Borneo on an expedition. Expect a red carpet, bubbly, music and the rest. Because you look fabulous darling, who are you wearing?

The Inchcolm Inn, South Queensferry

Sat 20 Sep

£10 / 07510 295309

  • 19:30

Home-Start Dundee Charity Night

A family-friendly night of entertainment, featuring several acts, including the award winning Gleadhraich.

Starlight Showrooms, Dundee

Sun 16 Nov

£8 (£6)

  • 19:30

The Isle of Skye Blended Scotch Whisky Munro Challenge

Climb a Munro anywhere in Scotland and help raise money for a worthwhile cause.

Various venues, Scotland

Tue 16 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed

Wed 17 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed

Thu 18 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed

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It All Counts Charity Concert

An evening of song and dance hosted by local favourites Danny Laverty and Tara Tasker. The show features special guests The LimeLight Company and Mania Dance Studio as well as songs from Hairspray, The Wizard of Oz, Les Miserables and We Will Rock You.

The Webster Theatre, Arbroath

Fri 26 Sep

£8.96–£11.20 / 01241 435800

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

  • 09:00

Jobs & Benefits Charity Musical Revue

A theatrical and musical medley held in aid of charity from musical director Damien McAdams.

Millennium Forum, Londonderry

Fri 7 Nov

£10 / 02871 264455

  • 20:00

The John Hartson Foundation Ball

A star-studded ball to help raise funds for the ex-Celtic strikers's cancer charity. Hosted by Mrs Brown's Boys star Gary Hollywood and Scots actress Kathleen McDermott the evening includes performances from ex-Westlife singer Brian McFadden and Scots band Whisky Kiss.

Thistle Glasgow Hotel

Sat 18 Oct

£80 / 0871 376 9043

  • 18:30 – 01:00

Leuchie House Firewalk Challenge

Hotfoot it for charity in this walk over burning embers.

Leuchie House, North Berwick

Fri 17 Oct

£20 plus minimum sponsorship / 01620 892864

  • 18:30 – 21:30
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