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1066 Game and Country Fayre

Displays of equine, clay pigeon shooting, dog show, agility and herding and other country pursuits. Plus music, crafts, stalls and activities for the whole family.

Normanhurst Estate, Battle

Sat 16 Aug

£8 (Family £20; under 17s £4; under 5s free; Seniors £5) / 07942 878107

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Craft Scotland Summer Show

Check out what Scotland's crafters have been up to at this exhibition.

White Stuff, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

2nd Floor

Free / 0131 300 0330

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

2nd Floor

Free / 0131 300 0330

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

2nd Floor

Free / 0131 300 0330

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 23 Aug

Kaffe Fassett 50 Years in Colour

Celebrating the remarkable 50 year career of knitwear and textile designer, Kaffe Fassett, Aberdeen Art Gallery hosts the first major solo exhibition of his work in Scotland.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 01224 523700

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 39 more dates until 27 Sep

An Fhèis Mhòr: Scotland's Festival Of Paddlesport

Celebrate the diversity of paddlesport (that's canoeing and kayaking, mostly) at this watery festival featuring the Canoe Polo tournament and Pool Slalom competitions. There's also the thrilling Tay Descent race to watch as its competitors journey down the rapids to Perth, and the National Indoor Kayak Championships…

Various venues, Perth

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Cannock Chase Military History Weekend

A celebration of the region's military past with hands-on activities for all the family and proceeds going towards Help for Heroes. This year there is an emphasis on the Great War, to coincide with centenary events.

Cannock Chase Visitors Centre

Sat 16 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 17 Aug

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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Doon the Watter

Discover how families have enjoyed the river for the past 50 years.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 11:00 – 17:00
…and 317 more dates until 17 Jun 2015

Heather Scarecrow Festival

For eight days the village of Heather in Leicestershire comes alive with scarecrow displays as villagers compete for your votes. Come and spend a delightful day being amazed at the creativity of Heather residents.

Heather Village, Coalville

Fri 1 Aug

Free

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Ming: The Golden Empire

An overview of the legacy of the Ming Dynasty, which ruled China from 1368 to 1644 and which presided over an era of unprecedented national stability. During the Ming period, Beijing was established as China's capital city; the Great Wall took its present form; there were huge advances in printing and ceramics technology…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8) / 0300 123 6789

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8) / 0300 123 6789

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8) / 0300 123 6789

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 28 more dates until 31 Aug

The Motorhome and Caravan Show

See what's new and fresh in the world of motorhomes and caravans before heading off into the camping sunset yourself.

NEC, Birmingham

Tue 14 Oct

£8 (£7; Children free) / 0844 581 4933

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Wed 15 Oct

£8 (£7; Children free) / 0844 581 4933

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Thu 16 Oct

£8 (£7; Children free) / 0844 581 4933

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 19 Oct

Celebrating 30 years of Aberdeen Maritime Museum

An exhibition of photographs spanning three decades marks the anniversary of the opening of the Aberdeen Maritime Museum in 1984.

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 01224 337700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 01224 337700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 01224 337700

  • 12:00 – 15:00
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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.

Cox Green Community Centre, Maidenhead

Sat 2 Aug

Free

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Dimensions Leisure Centre, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 01782 233500

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Ferry Leisure Centre, Summertown

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0844 893 3222

  • 09:00 – 17:00

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Exhibit B

A modern look at racism.

Old College, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 17 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sat 23 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 24 Aug

£14 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

The Games We Play

An exhibition looking at the culture of game playing across centuries and countries.

Scotland Street School Museum, Glasgow

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0141 287 0500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0141 287 0500

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0141 287 0500

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 35 more dates until 7 Sep

Model Tractor, Plant & Construction Machinery Show

A huge array of model tractors and vintage engines to peruse and enjoy.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£6.50–£7 / 01926 614101

  • 10:00 – 16:00

1914: The Eve of War

An re-enactment event commemorating the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War, looking at domestic life the weekend before war was declared.

Kentwell Hall, Sudbury

Sat 2 Aug

£11.50 (£10.50; Children £7.90) / 01787 310207

Sun 3 Aug

£11.50 (£10.50; Children £7.90) / 01787 310207

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Adventurers

See and learn about the machines which have been the choice mode of transport for rebels, hellraisers and anyone wanting to annoy their mother.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 222 more dates until 13 Mar 2015

Airsoft Expo

An expo dedicated entirely to the sport of airsoft. Trade stands include; distributors, manufacturers and retailers of airsoft equipment; magazine distributors and airsoft sites. There are also gaming and demonstration areas for some live action.

Warwickshire Exhibition Centre, Leamington Spa

Sat 20 Sep

£10–£12 (Children £6–£8) / 01926 614101

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Behind the Lines: Personal Stories of the First World War

Exhibition looking at Scotland's role in WWI through personal diaries, letters, photographs and sketches.

National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 10:00 – 20:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 623 3734

  • 10:00 – 20:00
…and 85 more dates until 11 Nov

The Best in Scotland

Some of the most interesting things from Aberdeen City's archives.

The Tolbooth, Aberdeen

Fri 1 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 621167

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 621167

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 4 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 621167

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

The Birmingham Cruise Show

A travel exhibition dedicated to finding the perfect cruise trip. Featuring an array of destinations to and cruise styles from the major and specialist companies.

NEC, Birmingham

Sat 20 Sep

£10; £6 adv / 0121 780 4141

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

£10; £6 adv / 0121 780 4141

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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Body Worlds Vital: The Original Exhibition Of Real Human Bodies

Pioneering interactive display by Dr Gunther Von Hagens following the human body as it grows, peaks and finally wanes.

Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 1 Aug

£12 (£9.50; Children £7.50; under 2s free; Family £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 2 Aug

£12 (£9.50; Children £7.50; under 2s free; Family £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 3 Aug

£12 (£9.50; Children £7.50; under 2s free; Family £29.50) / 0191 243 8210

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 91 more dates until 2 Nov

BodyWorks

An exhibition all about how your body works, with the chance to perform a virtual autopsy, run in a giant hamster wheel and become a 'snot ninja' (lovely). Compare your physiological stats with other visitors and find out about all the latest scientific research into your very own body.

Glasgow Science Centre

Fri 1 Aug

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 150 more dates until 31 Dec

Britain from Above

An exhibition exploring the UK's first aerial photography company.

Royal Air Force Museum, London NW9

Fri 1 Aug

Free / 020 8205 2266

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 020 8205 2266

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 020 8205 2266

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 240 more dates until 31 Mar 2015

Building a Legacy: The Athletes' Village

A showcase for one of the most lasting legacies of the 2014 Commonwealth Games: the Athletes' Village, built in the East End of the city and featuring 700 sustainable eco-homes and a 120-bed care home.

The Lighthouse, Glasgow

Fri 1 Aug

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5365

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sat 2 Aug

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5365

  • 10:30 – 17:00

Sun 3 Aug

Gallery One

Free / 0141 276 5365

  • 12:00 – 17:00
…and 43 more dates until 15 Sep

Cake International – The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating and Baking Show

Chocolate, sugar, cake and baking legend Mary Berry – it's all under one roof at Cake International.

NEC, Birmingham

Fri 7 Nov

£12 (Seniors £11) / 01425 277988

  • 09:30 – 17:30

Sat 8 Nov

£12 (Seniors £11) / 01425 277988

  • 09:00 – 17:30

Sun 9 Nov

£12 (Seniors £11) / 01425 277988

  • 09:00 – 17:00
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