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Cheese and Wine Night

Sample an array of fine wines and gourmet cheese selected by expert guides. All proceeds go to the Carers Trust.

Grosvenor Casino Edinburgh

Wed 30 Apr

£5 / 01313 384444

  • 20:30 – 22:00

Clyde Stride

Don your pyjamas or fancy dress and walk 5k or 10k in support of The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice. DJ Romeo sets you off at the Riverside Museum of Transport passing the river Clyde, Glasgow's iconic bridges and the Hospice itself before returning to the finish line at the museum.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 10 May

£20 (Children £10) / 0141 429 5599

  • 21:00

Coasteering and Cliff Jumping

Embrace your inner thrill seeker and participate in one of the fastest growing adrenaline sports of the moment, Coasteering, a blend of cliff jumping, free falling, rock climbing and adventure swimming. With the biggest jump reaching 40ft it's not for the faint hearted. Funds raised will pay for vital patient…

Various venues: Howick

Sat 26 Apr

Times to be confirmed / £36 / 0191 246 9123

The Colchester Military Tournament

Two days of military themed entertainment to raise money to help currently serving soldiers, veterans and their families.

Abbey Field, Colchester

Sat 5 Jul

£12–£15 (Family £35–£50) / 01206 330180

Sun 6 Jul

£12–£15 (Family £35–£50) / 01206 330180

Community Links' Annual Go-Karting Fundraising Challenge

Strap yourself in for 2.5 hours of speeding round corners and wishing Lewis Hamilton was on your team as you try and gain first place. Alternatively, go and see Lewis Hamilton in the Grand Prix by raising the most money to help those in need.

Capital Karts, London IG11

Wed 18 Jun

Free (£700 minimum sponsorship)

  • 18:00 – 22:30
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A Concert Of Music And Words: The Ackroyd Trust

Excerpts from Gilbert & Sullivan's Patience and readings of work by Louis De Bernieres and Carol Anne Duffy to raise money for the The Ackroyd Trust.

Royal College of Music, London SW7

Thu 22 May

Britten Theatre

£35 / 020 7591 4300

Ticket includes champagne and canapés before the performance

  • 18:30 – 21:00

The Country Club – The Legend Lives On

Fundraising club night in support of Macmillan Cancer Support and Wakefield Hospice where a minute's mayhem will be held in respect for the Dance Daddy.

The Old Fire Station, Bournemouth

Sat 21 Jun

£15 in advance; £20 on the door / 01202 963888

Dartmoor Mountain Challenge for Marie Curie

Trek 13 miles across the stunning moorland in the remote parts of Devon and help raise money for Marie Cure Cancer Care. Minimum sponsorship £125. Over 14s only.

Dartmoor National Park, Exeter

Sun 12 Oct

£15 / 01647 252441

  • 08:00 – 20:00

Dundee 5km Fun Walk

Enjoy looking out over the coastline whilst raising funds for Leukemia and Lymphoma Research.

Castle Green, Dundee

Tue 27 May

£10 (under 12s £5; Family £25)

  • 10:30 – 14:30

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

Fri 12 Sep

£400 / 01132 108800

  • 09:00 – 19:00

Sat 13 Sep

£400 / 01132 108800

  • 09:00 – 19:00

Sun 14 Sep

£400 / 01132 108800

  • 09:00 – 19:00
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Essex Jailbreak

Run, run as fast as you can, don't get caught and get as far as you can.

HM Prison Chelmsford

Sat 26 Apr

£15 / 01245 552000

  • 08:00 – 00:00

An Evening with Anton du Beke

The Strictly star bestows his charm and wit on a special evening in aid of the Children's Air Ambulance. Featuring chats, dinks, canapés and goodie bags.

Primo Bar, London SE1

Thu 24 Apr

£35 (Members £25) / 020 7620 7282

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Falkirk Football Memories Quiz Night

Test your knowledge against others and support your local community in the process.

Behind The Wall, Falkirk

Fri 2 May

£10 / 01324 624121

  • 20:00

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 5 Jul

Free / 01997 421344

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 6 Jul

Free / 01997 421344

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01997 421344

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01997 421344

  • 10:00 – 16:00

freshnlo Pedal For Scotland Sportive

Annual display of pedal power as participants cycle 110 miles from Glasgow to Edinburgh through the southern uplands. With over 2400 metres of ascent this is a charity event for those who like a challenge.

People's Palace & Winter Gardens, Glasgow

Sun 7 Sep

£36 / 0141 348 7998

  • 06:30 – 18:00
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Marie Curie Cancer Care Walk Ten

An evening walk among beautiful surroundings, followed by a picnic, entertainment and fireworks to mark the beginning of the next Marie Curie nursing shift.

Boughton House & Gardens, Kettering

Sat 13 Sep

See Marie Currie website for details / 01536 515731

  • 17:00 – 22:00

MTB Monster Marathon

Drumlanrig Castle has in recent years been host to a stage of the Tour of Britain, British National and numerous Scottish cross country races. This spectacular venue not only provides a touch of upper class camping in the castle grounds but the eighty thousand acre Queensberry estate, Ae forest and the way marked trails…

Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate, Dumfries

Sun 3 Aug

Prices vary / 01848 331555

  • 10:00

Pirates on the Prom

All your swashbuckling dreams come true at this one-mile, fancy dress walk for British Heart Foundation (note: peg legs not advised). After you're done the pirate jaunt, there's a chance to partake in a treasure hunt, make some craft and other fun things.

Felixstowe Promenade

Sun 3 Aug

Felixstowe Pier

£5 (children free) / 07427 404030

  • 11:00

Pit Pony and NMMS Fundraiser

A live band, an auction and a raffle – with more to be announced – with the aims of raising money jointly for Pit Pony Productions' upcoming production of The Steamie and for the NMMS' 30th birthday bash.

National Mining Museum Scotland, Newtongrange

Sat 26 Apr

£7.50 / 0131 663 7519

  • 19:30

Slow Marathon

A 26-mile march finishing in Huntly, including a discussion on walking in the Cairngorms. Winners finish last!

Deveron Arts, Huntly

Sat 10 May

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01466 794494

Sun 11 May

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01466 794494

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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

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

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

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.

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
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