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3D2D Designer Maker Christmas Fair

Handmade work from carefully chosen makers, artists and designers.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

£3; under 12s free (£2; Children £2) / 0131 220 4348

Sun 7 Dec

£3; under 12s free (£2; Children £2) / 0131 220 4348

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 29 Nov

£1.50 (£1; Children under 12 free) / 0141 353 8000

Sun 30 Nov

£1.50 (£1; Children under 12 free) / 0141 353 8000

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Sat 13 Dec

£1.50 (£1) / 0115 989 5555

Sun 14 Dec

£1.50 (£1) / 0115 989 5555

21 Revolutions: Exhibition of Writings

Glasgow Women's Library celebrates its 21st birthday by commissioning 21 women writers to make new work inspired by GWL’s library, archive and museum artefacts.

Platform, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 276 9696

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0141 276 9696

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0141 276 9696

…and 6 more dates until 7 Dec

11 Mitchell Lane

Analogue Social provide a location and opportunity for local makers and designers to have a public spot in Gallery 4 of the Lighthouse. All items are for sale at this ‘Ulterior’ design show that aims to engage audiences with design and designers in a way which differs from more traditional design markets or showrooms.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0141 276 5365

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 276 5365

The 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet

A display exploring the history of an iconic piece of art from the Quilters' Guild Collection.

Quilt Museum And Gallery, York

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01904 613242

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 01904 613242

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 01904 613242

…and 10 more dates until 13 Dec

2 Hour Christmas Cupcake Workshop

A 2 hour workshop, With a Xmas theme.

Clearly Speaking, Buckingham

Sat 13 Dec

£35 / 01280 824 871

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South Shields Museum And Art Gallery

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0191 456 8740

  • 11:00 – 16:00 The 3000 South Shields Museum And Art Gallery

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0191 456 8740

  • 10:00 – 17:00 The 3000 South Shields Museum And Art Gallery

Tue 2 Dec

Free / 0191 456 8740

  • 10:00 – 17:00 The 3000 South Shields Museum And Art Gallery
…and 52 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

40 Years Of Japanese Fashion Design, 1975-2015

Featuring 30 outfits representing renowned Japanese designers including such as Yuki, Yamamoto, Watanabe, Kenzo and Issey Miyake.

Gallery Of Costume, Manchester

Sat 4 Apr 2015

Free / 0161 245 7245

Sun 5 Apr 2015

Free / 0161 245 7245

Sat 11 Apr 2015

Free / 0161 245 7245

…and 49 more dates until 27 Sep 2015

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾

Kid-oriented wildlife activities.

National Trust: Erddig, Wrexham

Sat 29 Nov

Free, plus admission £10.30, child £5.15, family £25.75 / 01978 355314/315151

Sun 30 Nov

Free, plus admission £10.30, child £5.15, family £25.75 / 01978 355314/315151

Mon 1 Dec

Free, plus admission £10.30, child £5.15, family £25.75 / 01978 355314/315151

…and 89 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

National Trust: Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury

Sat 29 Nov

Free, plus admission £16.20, child £8.10 / 01296 653226/653211

Sun 30 Nov

Free, plus admission £16.20, child £8.10 / 01296 653226/653211

Wed 3 Dec

Free, plus admission £16.20, child £8.10 / 01296 653226/653211

…and 20 more dates until 31 Dec

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Build a Den

Collect some of the fallen branches from the garden and build your very own secret hiding place.

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Sat 29 Nov

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

Sun 30 Nov

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

Mon 1 Dec

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

…and 30 more dates until 31 Dec

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Catch a Falling Leaf

Try and catch leaves falling from trees in the garden and parkland.

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Sat 29 Nov

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

Sun 30 Nov

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

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50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Climb a Tree

Follow the Ringwood Toll natural playtrail and climb up onto some of the trees along the route.

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Sat 29 Nov

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

Sun 30 Nov

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

Mon 1 Dec

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

…and 30 more dates until 31 Dec

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Create Some Wild Art

Create a piece of wild art using natural materials found in the natural woodland playtrail or East Park.

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Sat 29 Nov

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

Sun 30 Nov

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

Mon 1 Dec

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

…and 30 more dates until 31 Dec

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Find Your Way With a Map and Compass

Learn how to find your way around the parkland using a map and compass.

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Sat 29 Nov

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

Sun 30 Nov

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

Mon 1 Dec

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

…and 30 more dates until 31 Dec

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Go Bird Watching

See how many birds you can spot around the garden and parkland, including wrens, swans, kingfishers, woodpeckers and a tawny owl.

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Sat 29 Nov

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

Sun 30 Nov

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

Mon 1 Dec

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

…and 30 more dates until 31 Dec

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾: Make a Trail With Sticks

Lay a stick trail down using materials from the natural woodland playtrail or East Park.

National Trust: Sheffield Park Garden, Uckfield

Sat 29 Nov

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

Sun 30 Nov

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

Mon 1 Dec

Free, plus admission £8.50, child £4.25, family £21.25 / 01825 790231

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5k Santa Dash!

Dress up as Father Christmas and take a run around the park.

National Trust: Gibside, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 7 Dec

£10 / 01207 541820

  • 09:00 – 10:00 5k Santa Dash! National Trust: Gibside, Newcastle upon Tyne

5k Santa Fun Run

A themed Christmas run in aid of Herriot Hospice Homecare.

Thorp Perrow Arboretum, Bedale

Sun 30 Nov

Phone for prices / 01677 425323

The 5th Annual London Pantomime Horse Race

Nothing says Christmas like someone in a novelty horse costume, and now you can see these comical quadrupeds racing in the name of charity, in an event that attracts celebrities and fans of cantering ponies alike.

De Vere Venues Devonport House, Greenwich

Sun 14 Dec

Free

6th UK Cold Water Swimming Championships

The original cold water swimming championships is back for 2015. Take the plunge and join hundreds of swimmers in our series of fun races - all in water as cold as 1C! Take part in the Big Splash jump-in or get crafty and enter the Best Hat Contest.

Tooting Bec Lido, London SW16

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£8 registration; £12 individual race; £2 spectator

7th Day Adventist Church Group

Regular group meeting.

Downham Community College, Bromley

Sat 29 Nov

Phone for prices / 020 86956273

Sat 6 Dec

Phone for prices / 020 86956273

Sat 13 Dec

Phone for prices / 020 86956273

Sat 20 Dec

Phone for prices / 020 86956273

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Aberdeen Country Fair

Attracting over 30,000 visitors on the last Saturday of every month, the market boasts 36 – 40 stalls including a mix of over 25 local and guest producers, and local craft products. Stallholders include family-run butchers HM Sheridan; Hubertus Game; Ingram's Homecure (bacon, pork, sausages and cured meats); Cove Bay…

Belmont Street, Aberdeen

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01224 649000

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 01224 649000

Aberdeen Ice Rink

Get your skates on and enjoy some festive sporting action at the ice rink. There are aids for the smaller skaters, in the shape of jolly orange seals.

Union Terrace Gardens, Aberdeen

Mon 1 Dec

£3 (Family £10) / 01224 522984

Tue 2 Dec

£3 (Family £10) / 01224 522984

Wed 3 Dec

£3 (Family £10) / 01224 522984

…and 33 more dates until 5 Jan 2015

Aberdeen parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run along the Beach Esplanade. Everyone is welcome, no matter how fast or slow (you're welcome to walk the route, bring your dog or push a buggy), so you can use it as a one-off fitness test, a chance to get some fresh air or come every week to try to beat your personal best time. It's friendly and…

Beach Esplanade, Aberdeen

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Sat 6 Dec

Free

Sat 13 Dec

Free

…and 2 more dates until 27 Dec

Aberdeen Rock Choir

The local Aberdeen choir is run by Aberdeenshire based musician Chris Mutch. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart-topping singers, and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they could do - from supporting national…

Bon Accord Golf Club, Aberdeen

Wed 14 Jan 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

…and 17 more dates until 24 Jun 2015

Abingdon Rock Choir

Your friendly local Abingdon choir is run by vocal teacher Katherine Penn. A local community choir first and foremost, we are also part of the national Rock Choir network, which has provided some exceptional performance opportunities. Members of Rock Choir have had the chance to meet and sing in front of many celebrities…

Christ Church, Abingdon

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Upper Room

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Thu 22 Jan 2015

Upper Room

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Thu 29 Jan 2015

Upper Room

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

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