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Erotica Show 2014

The consumer lifestyle show and exhibition with an opportunity to purchase adult toys and romantic gifts, fashionwear and jewellery, books and magazines, and meet glamour models or adult film performers, view a stage show and attend seminars, discussions and workshops, on all things erotic. Not suitable for ages below 18.

Tobacco Dock, London E1W

Fri 3 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Sat 4 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Sun 5 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Glasgow Doors Open Day

Free admission to see inside some of Glasgow's finest buildings, old and new, and enjoy various guided walks throughout the city in the annual festival that involves more than 100 buildings and last year boasted nearly 81,000 visits.

Various venues: Glasgow

Sun 21 Sep

Times vary / Free

Stockfest

Stockbridge gets their party hats on for this week-long festival, including ceilidhs, food & drink markets, poetry readings, workshops, cookery demos and one big closing party.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sun 21 Sep

Times & prices vary

Mon 22 Sep

Times & prices vary

…and 5 more dates until 27 Sep

Hispanic Festival

The Hispanic Festival celebrates its tenth year with a month of events showcasing Spanish and Latin American culture, curated by people who are authentically Spanish and Latin American. Watch out for the Flamenco performances, for which this festival is renowned.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Sun 21 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Mon 22 Sep

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

…and 39 more dates until 31 Oct

Charity Car Boot Sale

Charity car boot sale in aid of Epsom Medical Equipment Fund. Features toilets, catering and on-site parking for buyers.

Epsom General Hospital

Sun 21 Sep

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

  • 07:30 – 12:30

£10–£20; free Buyers by donation / 020 8337 8181

  • 08:00 – 12:30

Sun 5 Oct

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

  • 07:30 – 12:30

£10–£20; free Buyers by donation / 020 8337 8181

  • 08:00 – 12:30

Sun 19 Oct

£10–£20; free Buyers by donation / 020 8337 8181

  • 08:00 – 12:30
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Planet Fun

Europe's largest portable theme park featuring Top Buzz, Log Flume and Tagada as well as traditional rides like the Waltzers, the Dodgems and the Cup and Saucers.

Boucher Road Playing Fields, Belfast

Sun 21 Sep

£12.95 (Children under 1.35m £10.95)

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Craft Beer Rising

Sample 200 beers from over 45 breweries as Craft Beer Rising comes to Scotland for the first time. Plus, a music line-up curated by Kiltr features Optimo (Fri); Mia Dora and The Revenge (Sat); Mungo’s HiFi, DJ Andy Smith and Boca45 (Sun).

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

£20 per session / 0141 212 8810

  • 19:00 – 01:00

Sun 21 Sep

£20 per session / 0141 212 8810

Water of Leith Duck Race

Not just one but a whole afternoon of charity duck races, with lots of prizes to be won, from tickets to Edinburgh attractions to bottles of whisky.

Water of Leith Visitor Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Sep

Free, but you can sponsor a duck for £2 or £1 / 0131 455 7367

  • 13:00

Edinburgh's Christmas

Six weeks of winter wonderland in Edinburgh, with the west side of Princes Street transformed by a fairground, ice rink, a host of colourful lights and the fabled German Christmas market with dozens of stalls selling traditional trinkets and crafts as well as delicious Teutonic treats (and, of course, glühwein).

City Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sat 22 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 23 Nov

Times & prices vary

…and 42 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

Glasgow Green

Thu 16 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Fri 17 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

Sat 18 Oct

Times vary / Prices to be confirmed / 07435 428290

…and 5 more dates until 26 Oct

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 16:00 – 23:00
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Scotland's Exclusive Wedding Event

A wedding fair on a huge scale (there's a car showcase, catwalk shows, free makeovers, plenty of live performances from wedding musicians and around 130 exhibitors), to help you pick out a piper or decide on a dress for your big day.

Hampden Park, Glasgow

Sun 21 Sep

£9.50 in advance; £10.50 on the door; group of four £37 (children free); VIP fashion show extra £5.50 inc glass of 'bubbly' / 0844 481 8898

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

DNA, London SW11

Sat 27 Sep

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Sat 25 Oct

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Sat 29 Nov

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 5 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Sun 2 Nov

£8.94 / 07986 527947

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Cheese And Pickle Festival 2014

A celebration of local produce featuring a variety of food stalls, cookery demonstrations, country crafts, tasting sessions and music.

National Trust: Coughton Court, Alcester

Sun 21 Sep

£10.60 House and garden; £6.95 Garden only (Children £5.30 House and garden; Children £3.45 Garden only; Family £26.50 House and garden; Family… / 01789 400777

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Twenty Eight – The Collective Pop-up

A Stockbridge-based pop-up shop featuring work from designers, artists, poets, milliners, dressmakers, illustrators, ceramicists and other creative types.

Twenty Eight, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:30

Tue 23 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:30

Wed 24 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 18:30
…and 32 more dates until 31 Oct

The National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull

Sat 11 Oct

£4 ( £2.50; £2.50; £2) / 01675 443311

  • 10:00 – 15:00
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Merchant Square Craft Fair

Arts and crafts market, with everything from cupcakes to candles.

Merchant Square, Glasgow

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0141 552 3038

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 0141 552 3038

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Sun 28 Sep

Free / 0141 552 3038

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 26 more dates until 28 Dec

SEEP II: Mirrors & Mires

Visual art, poetry, performance and hair-cutting in this multi-disciplinary event.

Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Mon 22 Sep

£4–£5

Writing and performance workshop with Andra Simons

  • 13:00 – 16:30

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free

  • 14:00 – 20:00
…and 6 more dates until 29 Sep

Thornaby Car Boot Sale

Free parking available at this well-featured car boot sale.

Thornaby Sports and Leisure Club, Thornaby-on-Tees

Sun 21 Sep

07895 329109

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Fri 26 Sep

07895 329109

  • 16:00 – 19:00

Sun 28 Sep

07895 329109

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Fri 3 Oct

07895 329109

  • 16:00 – 19:00

Family Drop-In Workshops

Crafty workshops inspired by the exhibition Where do I end and you begin. Suitable for the whole family working together.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 0131 529 3993

Tulip Mania: Make your own tulips and other flowers inspired by Antonia Hirsch’s work Colour Shift.

  • 13:30 – 15:30

Mon 13 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

Flying The Flag: Be inspired by Rushton and Tyman’s 'Flaghall' and invent a flag for an imaginary country.

  • 13:30 – 15:30

An Evening with Sir Roger Moore

Interviewed by Gareth Owen, Hollywood legend, knight and raconteur Sir Roger Moore candidly discusses his life and career, from The Saint and The Persuaders to his stint as 007 and beyond. Followed by an audience Q&A.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 2 Oct

£26 / 08441 717620

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Sun 5 Oct

£26 (£24) / 0151 666 0000

  • 19:30

Grand Opera House, York

Wed 24 Sep

£26 / 0844 871 3024

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The Biggest Northern Soul And Motown Night In The Midlands

Northern Soul, Tamla Motown and local DJs play Northern Motown, modern and classic soul from the sixties to the eighties.

King Power Stadium, Leicester

Sat 22 Nov

£7; £5 before 9.30pm

  • 20:00 – 02:00

Edinburgh Doors Open Day

Edinburgh Doors Open Day is your annual chance to take a peak behind closed doors of the capital and visit some of the city's most fascinating buildings of architectural and historic interest in the city – all for free.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

Times vary / Free

Sun 28 Sep

Times vary / Free

Edinburgh All-Comers Writers Club

Writers are invited to read their work at this weekly group meeting.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Tue 7 Oct

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Tue 14 Oct

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 19:00 – 22:00
…and 11 more dates until 30 Dec

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

'Sybil', 'Basil' and 'Manuel' recreate the chaotic John Cleese sitcom experience, while you enjoy a three course dinner. Nope, doesn't sound very safe to us, either. Booking is essential.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Thu 25 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Fri 26 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Sat 27 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Sep

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 29 Nov

£42 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00

The Charing Cross Hotel, London WC2N

Sun 21 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

Fri 26 Sep

£57 / 0131 556 6040

Sat 27 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

£57 / 0131 556 6040

…and 131 more dates until 30 Aug 2015

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Jack and Jill Market

An opportunity for mums and dads to buy and sell nearly-new baby and kids' (ages 0–9) items of good quality. Book a stall to sell or turn up on the day to grab a bargain.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 07817 741377

  • 10:30 – 13:00
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