Before 5pm, Days out

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Cathcart Model Railway Exhibition

Model railway show with working layouts, displays, societies, traders and a buffet.

Pollokshaws Burgh Halls, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £2; Family £11) / 0141 632 5811

Sun 26 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £2; Family £11) / 0141 632 5811

Out of the Blue Flea Market

Bargain buys including furniture, clothes, music, bric-a-brac and more.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 555 7100

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7100

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 0131 555 7100

Liverpool Spooky Welly Walk

Halloween-themed family day out, with a ghost train, spooky cupcake decorating, a creepy crawly show, Halloween parade, 'Beat the Ghoulie', yucky dip and spooky storytelling.

Sefton Park, Liverpool

Sat 25 Oct

£3 in advance; £4 on the gate (under 2s free) / 03333 237200

Excalibur Computer Fairs

Computer and technology fair.

The National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull

Sat 25 Oct

£4 ( £2.50; £2.50; £2) / 01675 443311

Sat 8 Nov

£4 ( £2.50; £2.50; £2) / 01675 443311

Sat 22 Nov

£4 ( £2.50; £2.50; £2) / 01675 443311

…and 2 more dates until 20 Dec

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 25 Oct

prices vary / 07986 527947

Sat 29 Nov

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 2 Nov

£8.94 / 07986 527947

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Fireworks Extravaganza

To keep up with audience demand there are two fireworks displays at George Watson's Rugby Stadium. Both shows feature a full programme of entertainment, including Delighters Fire Circus Theatre, rock choir and pipe band. Plus plenty of hot food and drink. Book online via the SLA charity website; early booking advised.

George Watson's Rugby Stadium, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£6.50–£7.50 (Family £24–£26; under 2s free) / 0131 629 9112

Fresh Start Charity Sale

Buy up some baked goods, bric a brac, crafts and more and help raise funds for homelessness charity Fresh Start while you're at it.

The Fresh Start Food Station, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 476 7741

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 476 7741

Kidding Around Play Party

A wild afternoon with dancing, painting, bubbles and loads of silliness.

Serenity Cafe, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Children £3; Family £5 / 0131 556 8765

Ace Cafe, London NW10

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 020 8961 1000

Edinburgh Farmers' Market

The award-winning Edinburgh Farmers' Market takes place at Castle Terrace under the imposing backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. Over 60 specialist producers regularly attend the market, the majority primary producers, growing what they sell. A quarter offer meat products, including specialities such as venison (Hubertus Game…

Castle Terrace, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 220 8580

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0131 220 8580

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0131 220 8580

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National Trust: Montacute House

Sat 25 Oct

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

Sun 26 Oct

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

Sun 23 Nov

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

Sat 29 Nov

Free, plus admission £10, child £5, family £25 / 01935 823289

London 'Golden Ear' Treasure Hunt

Follow the online clues to discover a golden ear at a London music-themed venue and exchange it for a pair of Sennheiser Urbanite headphones.

Westfield Shopping Centre, London W12

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 020 7861 2586

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 020 7861 2586

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 020 7861 2586

…and 5 more dates until 2 Nov

Scottish Homebuilding & Renovating and Home Improvement Show

Whether you are renovating, converting or building from scratch, a visit to Scotland's only self-build show is a must.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£8 (two day ticket £12) / 0844 581 1377

Sun 26 Oct

£8 (two day ticket £12) / 0844 581 1377

LGBT Roller Disco

Family-friendly skating, songs and socialising, organised by LGBT Health & Wellbeing.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 523 1104

Pop Up Charity Christmas Card and Gift Shop

Christmas cheer is well and truly in the air, as national and regional charities sell their festive cards and receive the full value of each sale. There's also a wide range of gifts and stocking fillers on offer.

Wilmslow Library

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Mon 27 Oct

Free

Tue 28 Oct

Free

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Botanic Lights

Follow a trail of light through the Botanic Garden and see it illuminated as you've never seen it before.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

£12.50 (Children £6; under 3s free) / 0844 573 8455

Sun 2 Nov

£12.50 (Children £6; under 3s free) / 0844 573 8455

Tue 4 Nov

£12.50 (Children £6; under 3s free) / 0844 573 8455

…and 17 more dates until 23 Nov

Cambridge Teslathon

See a Tesla coil in action.

Cambridge Museum Of Technology

Sat 25 Oct

£3.50 (£2; Children £1.50 aged 7+; Family £8.50) / 01223 500652

Sun 26 Oct

£3.50 (£2; Children £1.50 aged 7+; Family £8.50) / 01223 500652

Sat 1 Nov

Phone for prices / 01223 500652

Sun 2 Nov

Phone for prices / 01223 500652

Care: My Story

A screening of films about young people growing up in care. Followed by a Q&A session.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 332 6535

Cheeki Monkey's Big Baby and Children’s Market

Pre-loved and handmade kids and baby market.

Fareham Academy

Sat 25 Oct

£10; £1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

The Fletcher Hall, Swinton

Sat 8 Nov

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

Richard Taunton Sixth Form College, Southampton

Sun 26 Oct

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

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Cheltenham Racecourse

Sat 25 Oct

£4–£6 / 01242 513014

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The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

Craft, vintage, retro and handmade goods for sale at over 100 stalls.

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 25 Oct

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

Sat 29 Nov

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

Dickinson's Real Deal

The mullet-headed antiques expert leads a team of dealers assessing the worth of items brought by you, the ever-hopeful public.

Hinckley Leisure Centre

Sat 15 Nov

Free

Tatton Park, Knutsford

Sat 8 Nov

Free

The University of Worcester Arena

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01905 544444

Extreme Stunt Show

Motorbikes and BMXs compete for your attention with crashing monster trucks Lil Devil and Extreme in this stunt show.

Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows

Sat 25 Oct

£6–£12 / 01942 725963

Pleasureland, Southport

Sun 26 Oct

£6–£12

Paisley Fireworks Display

Outdoor fireworks display featuring live music.

Town Centre, Paisley

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Philips Park/Sports City Bonfire Night

A bonfire and fireworks display.

Philips Park, Manchester

Sat 1 Nov

Free

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