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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)

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

Jingle Bell Jog

Don your free Santa suit and walk, jog or frolic your way around a two mile course to raise funds for St Mary's Hospice. Remember to carb load the night before – plenty of mince pies and chocolate coins.

Kings Heath, Birmingham

Sun 7 Dec

£12 (Children £6; under 5s free) / 0121 472 1191

Ticket prices includes a Santa suit for adults and children and a Santa hat for under 5s

Jingle Jog

Run, jog, walk or boogie your way round a choice of routes to raise money for Diverse Abilities Plus. Participants can choose between an 8k or a 10k and there's a free 2.3k jingle jog for children aged 5 and under.

Moors Valley Country Park, Ringwood

Sun 7 Dec

£10 entry plus £30 minimum sponsorship (Children £5 entry plus £15 minimum sponsorship; under 5s free but must be accompanied by a paid… / 01202 718266

  • 10:00 Jingle Jog Moors Valley Country Park, Ringwood

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

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Ladies Frock Exchange

Swap and shop at this event in aid of two charities – the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund and the Dot Com Children's Foundation. Bring along three items you don't want anymore and swap them for things that you do. Just make sure the clothes are in a good condition, then have a rummage around for some new (to you) togs.

Sway, London WC2B

Tue 4 Nov

£20 / 020 3077 1286

Laugh Till It Hurts

A truly impressive line-up of funny people.

The Bloomsbury Theatre, London WC1H

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£16.50 / 07713 904025

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

Sat 25 Oct

Times & prices vary

Sun 26 Oct

Times & prices vary

Mon 27 Oct

Times & prices vary

…and 6 more dates until 2 Nov

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

Marden Lodge Primary School Fireworks Night

Enjoy a funfair and get your face painted before the main fireworks show.

Marden Lodge School, Caterham

Fri 7 Nov

£3–£4.50 (under 3s free) / 01883 343014

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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

Monsters v Space Invaders Hallowe'en Party

Invader FM v Monsterpiece – a night of DJs, dancing and dressing up.

The Big Chill Bar, Bristol

Sat 1 Nov

Times to be confirmed / £3 (suggested donation; goes to charity)

The MoonWalk London

Don those walking boots and brightly coloured bras (ever an excellent fashion combo) to raise cash for breast cancer charity Walk the Walk, with 17,000 other fundraisers tramping through London in the dead of night. Meet at Clapham Common.

Clapham Common, London SW4

Sat 16 May 2015

Times to be confirmed / £47.50 / 01483 741430

MoRunning Edinburgh

Run either a 5k or a 10k distance around Holyrood Park in support of Prostate Cancer UK. You can either grow a moustache for the event or, if your genetics don't allow for face fuzz, draw or stick a novelty one on. Fancy dress is actively encouraged with a prize for the best look.

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Nov

£16–£20 for the 5k; £22–£28 for the 10k / 0131 652 8150

Early bird entries available until 15 Oct.

Open Day with Alternatives Therapies

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

Buckhaven's Bountiful Growing Space

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 01592 713078

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 01592 713078

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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

Pink Ladies Night 2014

As the pink ladies once said: tell me more, tell me more! Well, since you asked, there's a wide variety of stalls, selling everything from tarot card readings to haircuts.

Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Bedford

Wed 26 Nov

£3 / 01234 767037

Pitlochry Christmas Tree Festival

Two day festival of Christmas trees, featuring displays from local businesses, voluntary organisations, charities, groups, clubs and families. Also featuring a craft market, music and refreshments.

Pitlochry Church

Sat 29 Nov

£2.50 per day / 01796 472160

Sun 30 Nov

£2.50 / 01796 472160

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 11 Nov

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

Tue 9 Dec

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

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)

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Psychic Fair

Tarot readers and mediums, reiki and gemstone healing and more at this fundraiser for Forest of Marston Vale Trust and the British Red Cross.

Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Bedford

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£2–£3 / 01234 762615

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Psychic Fair Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Bedford

Public Tree Planting

Help create the Forest of Marston Vale by finding a few tree friends a new home. Shuttle buses to and from Forest Centre and the planting site. Refreshments and tools provided.

Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Bedford

Sun 8 Feb 2015

Free / 01234 762608

Quarriers Christmas Fayre

The fourth annual Christmas Fayre from the charity, with plenty of stalls to a bit of Christmas shopping done, plus activities and Santa's Grotto for the kids. Entry includes tea, coffee or juice. Those interested in hosting a stall, contact via email or phone.

Kilmacolm Community Centre

Sat 15 Nov

£2.50 (Family £6; Children £1.50) / 01505 616122

Ticket includes a drink in the tea room.

Rennie Grove Hospice Care’s Chilterns Cycle Challenge

Get out the cycling lycra and get fit in the name of charity. Money raised goes towards Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

Kingsbury Square, Aylesbury

Sun 22 Mar 2015

£17–£30 depending on route taken (Children £10; under 5s free) / 01442 820740

Rob Roy Challenge

Not for the faint hearted – teams take part in an action-packed day including a 16-mile walk (or run) from Drymen to Callander then a 39-mile cycle to Kenmore. A party and feast await the intrepid participants upon their finish. Teams should include four people and each team member is asked to raise a minimum of £350.

Drymen Village Hall

Sat 20 Jun 2015

£65; £105 with bike hire / 07977 151540

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