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HorseBack UK Tour

Explore the work of HorseBack UK, which works with wounded military veterans.

HorseBack UK, Aboyne

Sat 6 Sep

Free but donations welcome / 013398 80487

Part of TechFest.

  • 10:00

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

Mon 1 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed

Tue 2 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed

Wed 3 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

Jamie's Concert

Local bands and solo artists are performing in remembrance of Jamie Stewart, who died of a rare metabolic condition called Leigh's disease in 2007 at the age of 14. The concert is in aid of the charity CLIMB (Children Living with Inherited Metabolic Diseases), and aims to raise awareness in Scotland. The event also…

The Forum, Aberdeen

Sat 23 Aug

£10 / 01224 633336

  • 19:30

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
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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

Lapworth Scarecrow Festival

The Lapworth Scarecrow Festival returns for its tenth bird-alarming year.

Lapworth Village Hall

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sun 14 Sep

Free

The After 'crow Party, where winners are announced and awards presented.

  • 19:00

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Laugh Till It Hurts

A truly impressive line-up of funny people.

The Comedy Store, London SW1Y

Mon 8 Sep

£13 / 07713 904025

Tonight's show is in aid of Mind, with Katherine Ryan, Stewart Francis, Barry Cryer, Jason John Whitehead, Ray Peacock, John Moloney, Marlon Davis and Jeff Innocent.

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)

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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

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

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

Medics Against Violence Dinner and Debate

Formal debate based on Clare's Law, argued by John Carnochan, Michael Murray, Austin Lafferty and Sean Templeton and charied by Stuart Maxwell MSP.

Glasgow University Union

Sat 6 Sep

£300 for table of ten; £35 per person / 0141 532 5816

  • 19:00 – 00:00

Medrock Festival

All day rock event across three floors with dance acts and shops. With appearances from The Dead XIII, Pavilions, A Jokers Rage, Iodine Sky, Don't Stop! Go, Miss Vincent and Invisible Ducks. The Glassguns, Matty James, F.I.G.M.O, Dirty Jesus, Damagescape, Neurosync, The Hyena Kill, Pirates of Panama and Washington Reed.

Sound Control, Manchester

Sun 14 Sep

£20 ( £35) / 0161 236 0340

  • 14:00 – 22:30

£20–£25 (Family £35) / 0161 236 0340

  • 14:00 – 22:30
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Mencap Team Dodgeball Championships

The fifth annual dodgeball tournament from Mencap, with over 800 people trying not to get hit in the face. In aid of learning disability charities.

Wimbledon Park, London SW19

Sat 6 Sep

£30 / 020 7696 5546

  • 11:00 – 22:00

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

Moscow to Houston Cycle for Cancer Support Scotland

Imagine the bragging rights of saying you've cycled from Moscow to Houston? That's Moscow in Ayrshire to the Fox & the Hounds pub in Houston, Renfrewshire – see what they've done there? The event is open to riders of all abilities and there's a well earned burger and a pint waiting at the finish line. Minimum…

Calman Cancer Support Centre, Glasgow

Sun 24 Aug

Times to be confirmed / £200 sponsorship / 0141 337 8199

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
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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

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

Muslim Marriage Events

Muslims singles can meet other people who are looking to get hitched, with intermediaries available for anyone who is shy or for women who wish to be in a segregated area. Three-course buffet and drinks included.

Tipu Sultan, Birmingham

Sun 31 Aug

singles £35; Associate Ticket £25 / 07737 309349

  • 11:30 – 16:30

National Paralympic Day featuring Mayor of London’s Liberty Festival

Watch Paralympic athletes compete in boccia, goalball, swimming and wheelchair basketball. You can try out the Paralympic sports for yourself and attend Q&A sessions and autograph signings with the athletes. Free in the Park, the Liberty Festival have the cultural side covered with a programme of deaf and disability…

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20

Sat 30 Aug

Free (sporting sessions £5)

  • 12:00 – 18:00

A Night at the Musicals

Clap and sing along to this medley of classical and modern hits. In aid of the Marie Curie Cancer Care Trust. Suitable for all ages.

Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey

Fri 5 Sep

£10 (£8) / 028 9034 0202

  • 19:45 – 22:00

Sat 6 Sep

£10 (£8) / 028 9034 0202

  • 19:45 – 22:00
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