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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

London Walkabout 2014

The fourth London Walkabout sees funds go directly to buying wheelchairs for kids in need all around the world. In addition to the family-friendly 5K, there's refreshments, live music, entertainment and other fun activities. Registration includes a superhero cape and a goody bag for all participants.

Hyde Park, London W2

Sat 27 Sep

£10 (Children £20)

London Without Limits

This inaugural festival presents a series of surprising, sensory and sociable blindfold events. Attend gigs, comedy nights and food tastings whilst blindfolded. The festival raises money for RLSB (Royal London Society for Blind People), a London-based charity committed to ending the loneliness, unemployment and poverty…

Various venues: London, WC2R

Thu 25 Sep

Times & prices vary

Fri 26 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sat 27 Sep

Times & prices vary

…and 36 more dates until 2 Nov

Lupton House 1940s Weekend

Party like it's 1949 at this retro weekend, with a craft and vintage fair, tea room, military reenactments, outside displays and a Saturday dance. Booking is essential.

Lupton House, Brixham

Sat 20 Sep

£12

Saturday dance. Limited spaces available.

  • 19:30 – 00:00

£6 (Family £20; Seniors £5; Children £5; under 5s free)

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

£6 (Family £20; Seniors £5; Children £5; under 5s free)

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Maggie's Christmas Carol Concert

Celebrate the festive season with an evening of carols and readings with celebrity stars whilst raising money for people with Cancer.

St Paul's Cathedral, London EC4M

Tue 16 Dec

£25 / 0207 386 3511

  • 19:00

Maggie's Culture Crawl

See some of London's most famous sights up close, including The London Eye, the Gherkin and the Foreign Office, during this night walk in aid of Maggie's Centres.

Victoria Embankment Gardens, London WC2N

Fri 19 Sep

£40 for registration. Plus minimum sponsorship of £250 required / 0300 123 1801

  • 18:30

March On Cancer™

Join people from 15 cities across the UK as they march in a defiant display of force against cancer and raise money to bring treatments to patients sooner.

Grosvenor Park, Chester

Sat 11 Oct

£5 / 0845 241 7868

  • 19:30

The Piazza, Manchester

Sat 11 Oct

£5

  • 19:30

McTears Marie Curie Family Raceday

A family afternoon of fun in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care, featuring a seven race card of top notch action, seasonal awards for the leading Owner and Trainer, and appearances from Mr. Men and Little Miss for the wee ones.

Hamilton Park Racecourse

Mon 29 Sep

£13 / 01698 283806

  • 12:00

Merchants of Magic

Five live magicians.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Sun 5 Oct

£3–£5 / 0141 553 0840

  • 13:30 – 14:30
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Mind Aid Charity Concert

Charity concert featuring Britain's got talent finalist James Smith, Colins Performing Art Group and Queen 2.

Queen's Theatre, Hornchurch

Sat 27 Sep

£15 / 01708 443333

  • 19:30

The Momentum 10th Anniversary Opera Gala

A gala concert featuring solo performances from top opera singers, with a chorus comprising members of international companies to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the charity Momentum.

Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington

Sun 16 Nov

Bar

£25 / 020 8977 7558

  • 19:00

Moore Foundation Medieval Charity Ball

Medieval-themed charity ball with a three-course dinner, in aid of the Moore Foundation which supports children across the North West, hosted by BBC presenter Becky Want.

Manchester Town Hall

Sat 27 Sep

£75 per person (table of ten £700) / 0161 234 5000

  • 19:00 – 01:00

Mouth Cancer 10km Awareness Walk

Walk and shout the message about mouth cancer from the very part you are trying to save.

Hyde Park, London W2

Sat 20 Sep

Free

The start and finish area is at the bandstand, Serpentine Road.

  • 13:00 – 18:00

The Mucky Mudder

Join the latest trend in endurance sport – mud running. In this case a five mile run, tackling obstacles with plenty of mud along the way. Take part as an individual or team and raise funds for Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

Green Park, Aston Clinton

Sun 16 Nov

£30 / 01442 820740

Entry fee includes a Mucky Mudder t-shirt and water along the route.

  • 10:00
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Mud Pack Challenge

A mighty, and quite possibly muddy, five-mile obstacle course through the grounds of Champneys, near Tring, where participants can test their stamina, strength and team-building skills. Funds raised from the event help the Hospice of St Francis continue to provide care for local people with life-shortening illness.

Champneys Tring

Sun 19 Oct

£35 / 01442 869555

Please note: there is a commitment to raise a minimum of £50 in sponsorship to participate in this event..

  • 09:00 – 14:30

A One Night Stand with Barrie Rutter

Readings, memories and anecdotes from actor Barrie Rutter. Fund raising event in support of ERT.

East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Fri 12 Dec

£10–£15

  • 19:30

Onesie and Wellies Walk

A three-mile walk in onesie and wellies to raise cash for charity.

Sandwell Valley Country Park, West Bromwich

Sun 5 Oct

£10 (Children £5; Family £25; under 5s free)

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Open Charity Abseil

Take part in an abseiling event and raise money for charity.

The New Art Gallery Walsall

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 01922 654400

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Open Day with Alternatives Therapies

Yoga, herbal remedies, reiki and family activities at this open day.

Buckhaven's Bountiful Growing Space

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 01592 713078

  • 11:30 – 15:00

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 01592 713078

  • 11:30 – 15:00

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 01592 713078

  • 11:30 – 15:00
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Oscars Charity Dinner Ball

A night at the Oscars, hosted by charity Scotia Aid. Food and entertainment included in this black tie event.

Glasgow Marriott Hotel

Sat 20 Sep

£75

  • 18:00 – 01:00

Out of Africa Charity Ball

A ball and charity auction featuring a drinks reception, live entertainment and a three course meal.

Hilton Hotel Reading

Sat 15 Nov

£50 (Table of 10 £450) / 01189 169000

  • 19:00 – 01:00

Poetry Evening and Gala Dinner with Carol Ann Duffy

Sparkling wine, food from nurture chef David Pilling and a poetry recital from Carol Ann Duffy – everything you'd want from the annual Hope and Glory black tie dinner.

Leeds Minster

Fri 19 Sep

£40 / 01132 452036

Poetry Meets Art

Poetry and spoken word event raising awareness of the situation in the Congo but also featuring rap, spoken word, poetry quizzes, hip hop and music.

Passing Clouds, London E8

Tue 14 Oct

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Tue 11 Nov

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Tue 9 Dec

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Psychic Charity Evening

Help raise funds for the Cue & Review Print Speaking to the Blind at this event organised by Events for Charities.

Bishopbriggs Masonic Hall

Wed 29 Oct

Over-18s only

£10 (includes finger buffet)

  • 19:00 – 23:00
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