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6,104 events

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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 28 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Sat 29 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

Sun 30 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Cancelled

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
…and 7 more dates until 12 Oct

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

Scotcampus Freshers' Festival

Entertainment and information for new students, with free buses running to and from the event in the SECC. Find out all about work and play with over 140 exhibitors presenting info on fashion, health, lifestyle and employment as well as live DJs, exclusive discounts and freebies.

SECC, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 0141 221 6241

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 221 6241

  • 10:00 – 16:00

The Enchanted Forest

A stunning sound and light show that transforms Faskally Wood using dazzling visuals and innovative design set against an original music score.

Faskally Wood, Pitlochry

Fri 10 Oct

Times vary / £15–£17.50 (Children £8; under 3s free; Family £41–£46) / 08712 887655

Sat 11 Oct

Times vary / £15–£17.50 (Children £8; under 3s free; Family £41–£46) / 08712 887655

Sun 12 Oct

Times vary / £15–£17.50 (Children £8; under 3s free; Family £41–£46) / 08712 887655

…and 21 more dates until 2 Nov back to top

A Life in Music: Jimmy Page

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page talks about his life, career and new book with Guardian music editor, Michael Hann. His autobiography – Jimmy Page – discusses his life in the world-famous band, as well as his life off-stage and is illustrated by personal photographs.

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Wed 15 Oct

£20 / 020 7730 4500

The National Motorcycle Museum Antiques & Collectors Fair

Over 120 stalls selling ceramics, vintage clothes, furniture, militaria, collectibles, memorabilia and more. There's also food and drink on sale to sustain you through your shopping.

The National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull

Sun 5 Oct

£3 (£2; Children free) / 01675 443311

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sun 9 Nov

£3 (£2; Children free) / 01675 443311

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sun 21 Dec

£3 (£2; Children free) / 01675 443311

  • 09:00 – 15:30

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

£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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Billy Smart's Circus

This all human performance includes a trapeze act, acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and a fire tricks, all soundtracked by a live band.

Addington Park, Croydon

Wed 1 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Thu 2 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Fri 3 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30
…and 2 more dates until 5 Oct

Danson Park, Bexleyheath

Tue 7 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Wed 8 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Thu 9 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

…and 3 more dates until 12 Oct

Ealing Common, London W5

Wed 22 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Thu 23 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Fri 24 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

…and 2 more dates until 26 Oct

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

Wed 1 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Thu 2 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

Fri 3 Oct

Times & prices vary / 07813 159823

…and 28 more dates until 31 Oct back to top

Aberlady Fireworks and Bonfire Night

Community fireworks display and bonfire, organised by Aberlady Kids Football Club, with promises of barbecues, hot dogs, mulled wine and sparklers.

Gosford Bothy Farm Shop, Aberlady

Sun 2 Nov

£3 (Family £10) / 07710 434347

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Dunfermline Fireworks Display

Gasp in awe at the spectacular fireworks, and keep out the autumn chills around the bonfire.

Pittencrieff Park, Dunfermline

Sat 8 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Free

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

  • 16:10
  • 18:40

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

Thu 30 Oct

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

Fri 31 Oct

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

Sat 1 Nov

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

…and 19 more dates until 23 Nov

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

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Mon 6 Oct

£26 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30
  • 19:30

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Learn to Lino Print with Doris Does Doodles

An introductory workshop in lino printing.

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sun 5 Oct

£15 includes all materials / 0141 212 8810

  • 12:00 – 14:00

OktoberWEST

Running since 2006, this year's Oktoberfest celebration at the brewery promises to be bigger and better than ever. Food, music, beer! Booking is essential.

WEST Brewery, Glasgow

Fri 3 Oct

£22.95 includes two-course Bavarian traditional dinner / 0141 550 0135

  • 17:30 – 01:00

Fri 10 Oct

£22.95 includes two-course Bavarian traditional dinner / 0141 550 0135

  • 17:30 – 01:00

Fri 17 Oct

£22.95 includes two-course Bavarian traditional dinner / 0141 550 0135

  • 17:30 – 01:00

Fri 24 Oct

£22.95 includes two-course Bavarian traditional dinner / 0141 550 0135

  • 17:30 – 01:00

Samhuinn Fire Festival

Hosted by Beltane Fire Society, the Samhuinn Fire Festival celebrates the Celtic New Year, marking the end of summer and welcoming the onset of winter. It takes the form of a stunning torchlit procession down the Royal Mile, with acrobatics, fireworks, beautiful costumes and breathtaking performances, all set to the…

Royal Mile, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Free (donations welcome)

Bad Boy Pub Quiz

The Bad Boy Pub Quiz: an evening of fun and frolics, musical statues, pass the pineapple, and the chance to win 'hunners' of money. Loads of great prizes to be won, and plenty of crap ones too!

Cargo, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 0131 659 7880

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Wed 8 Oct

Free / 0131 659 7880

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Wed 15 Oct

Free / 0131 659 7880

  • 18:00 – 20:00
…and 63 more dates until 30 Dec 2015

Home, Glasgow

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 0141 552 1734

  • 21:00 – 00:00

Mon 13 Oct

Free / 0141 552 1734

  • 21:00 – 00:00

Mon 20 Oct

Free / 0141 552 1734

  • 21:00 – 00:00
…and 62 more dates until 28 Dec 2015

Sloans, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

0141 221 8886

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Thu 9 Oct

0141 221 8886

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Thu 16 Oct

0141 221 8886

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 63 more dates until 31 Dec 2015

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Cirque Berserk

A large-scale family circus show with jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and stuntmen. Highlights include Hercules the strongman, award-winning clown Tweedy and a hair-raising motorcycle routine from Globe of Death.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£19–£27 / 0844 871 3014

Mon 2 Feb 2015

£19–£27 / 0844 871 3014

Tue 3 Feb 2015

£19–£27 / 0844 871 3014

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 26 Jan 2015

£19–£42 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£19–£42 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£19–£42 / 0844 871 7648

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Mon 9 Feb 2015

£19–£27 / 0844 871 7646

Tue 10 Feb 2015

£19–£27 / 0844 871 7646

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National Trust: Erddig, Wrexham

Sat 4 Oct

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

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 5 Oct

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

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Recruitment Agency Expo

An event for recruiters, featuring over 28 seminars, 14 training sessions and a number of presentations and demonstrations.

NEC, Birmingham

Thu 2 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0121 780 4141

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Cheeki Monkey's Big Baby and Children’s Market

Pre-loved and handmade kids and baby market.

Burnley Mechanics

Sun 19 Oct

£1 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Fareham Academy

Sat 25 Oct

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

  • 12:00 – 15:00

Fleetwood Sports College (Fleetwood High)

Sun 5 Oct

£1.50 (Children free) / 0845 634 1875

  • 10:00 – 13:00

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Game And Country Fair

Main Ring Displays will include displays from Falconry, Gundogs, Welsh Axemen, Fly-Fishing, Dog & Duck Herding, Wild Fowling and a Parade of Hounds.

Chepstow Racecourse

Sun 5 Oct

£12; £9 adv / 01291 622260

  • 09:30 – 17:00

Jamie's Scottish Evening

A Scottish evening, with a selection of traditional music, song, dance and dining.

The King James by Thistle, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00

Thu 2 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00

Fri 3 Oct

£60 (Children £36)

Ticket includes show, four course meal and drinks.

  • 18:45 – 22:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Oct back to top