Morning events, Days out, Fairs

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Glasgow Christmas Market

Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the Christmas market with German bratwurst, sweet treats and a sparkling array of gifts and decorations. The legendary Gluhwein House returns serving Gluhwein, Bavarian beers and mulled cider in festive flavours including Rocking Robin and Merry Mixed Berry.

Argyle Street, Glasgow

Sun 21 Dec

Free

The Edinburgh Christmas Tree Festival

Explore a special festive forest of lit-up Christmas trees, with live music to boot.

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Mon 22 Dec

Free / 0131 225 3847

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 0131 225 3847

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0131 225 3847

Bespoke Atelier Christmas Pop-Up Shop

The Bespoke Atelier team and friends take their art and craft to the Veneer Gallery. Sellers include Libby Walker, Joy Collection, Jen Kent, Finch and Fouracre, and Catherine Aitken.

Veneer Gallery, Glasgow

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 07818 824014

St Andrew Square Ice Rink

Edinburgh city centre now boasts, not one, but two ice rinks for the festive season. The new circular rink at St Andrew Square allows you glide all the way round the Melville Monument.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Dec

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Mon 22 Dec

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Tue 23 Dec

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 12 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Glasgow Mela

For over 20 years this huge outdoor festival has been celebrating the traditions of Glasgow's many and varied immigrant communities with a mix of international music, dance, activities and stalls.

Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow

Sat 13 Jun 2015

Free / 0141 287 8985

Part of West End Festival.

Sun 14 Jun 2015

Free / 0141 287 8985

Part of West End Festival.

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Model Rail Scotland

The model rail exhibition fires up its engines for another year of displays, new designs and practical advice.

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£10 (Children £6; Family £25) / 0141 248 3000

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£10 (Children £6; Family £25) / 0141 248 3000

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£10 (Children £6; Family £25) / 0141 248 3000

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 27 Dec

Free / 0131 555 7100

Princes Street Gardens Ice Rink

Glide like an angel, or fall like a toddler; have fun either way on the ice rink set below Edinburgh Castle, a now traditional feature of the city's Christmas fun. Lessons are available on Tuesdays and Fridays from 4pm–6pm.

East Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Dec

£9 (£5; Family £20)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Mon 22 Dec

£9 (£5; Family £20)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Tue 23 Dec

£9 (£5; Family £20)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 11 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Stars of Time

A sci-fi and movie extravaganza featuring hundreds of costumed characters, collectables, trade stands and more. Fancy dress encouraged.

Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare

Sat 2 May 2015

£10 (Children £6.50; Seniors £6.50; Family £26–£29) / 01934 635227

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Stars of Time Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare

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 27 Dec

Free / 01224 649000

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The Alternative and Burlesque Fair

Clothing, accessories and jewellery for all your alt, fetish, goth, steampunk and burlesque needs. There's over 50 vendors, plus burlesque, aerial and cabaret shows on the day.

The Institute, Birmingham

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£5 adv / 0844 844 0444

The Altrincham Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

Find something to compliment your home, collection or wardrobe with over 80 exhibitors selling antiques and collectables.

Cresta Court Hotel, Altrincham

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 0781 622 0136

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 0781 622 0136

Art on the Exchange

Artists and performers – including in visual art, street theatre and music – show off their talent in Royal Exchange Square. Presented by Art on Scotland.

Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 07889 797022

Art Pistol Winter Show

Original artworks and prints for sale.

Art Pistol, Glasgow

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 0141 416 1232

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 0141 416 1232

Atrium Ice Rink

Ice skating for all at Westfield this Christmas season. There are themed and bumper sessions, family entertainment and live DJs, plus performances on the Westfield Presents stage.

The Atrium, London W12

Sun 21 Dec

Prices vary

Mon 22 Dec

Prices vary

Tue 23 Dec

Prices vary

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Ava Vintage and Antiques Fair

A wide range of items on offer. Featuring porcelain, furniture, silver, militaria, original paintings, vintage clothing, masonic items, jewellery and accessories.

Stormont Estate, Belfast

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£2

The Bridal Market

Quirky and creative wedding suppliers from around the country, all under one roof.

The Briggait, Glasgow

Sat 31 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 553 5890

Brighton Tattoo Convention

The 8th Brighton Tattoo Convention promises the best artists around, plus competitions, traders, entertainment, workshops and parties.

Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£45 for a three-day pass; £12.50 Fri only; £25 Sat & Sun only / 01273 709709

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£45 for a three-day pass; £12.50 Fri only; £25 Sat & Sun only / 01273 709709

Britain Does Vintage

Vintage fair – with workshops and live music to go alongside your shopping – organised by Britain Does Vintage.

Cutlers' Hall, Sheffield

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£2 / 01142 768 149

Sheffield Does Vintage

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£2 / 01142 768 149

Sheffield Does Vintage

The Leeds Club

Sun 8 Feb 2015

£2 / 0113 388 2820

Leeds Does Vintage

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£2 / 0113 388 2820

Leeds Does Vintage

Merchant Adventurers' Hall, York

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£2 / 01904 432622

York Does Vintage

Sun 29 Mar 2015

£2 / 01904 432622

York Does Vintage

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Cake International – The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating and Baking Show

Chocolate, sugar, cake and a whole host of baking legends – it's all under one roof at Cake International.

EventCity, Manchester

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£8 in advance; £10 on the door / 01425 277988

ExCel, London E16

Fri 27 Mar 2015

£12–£14 (Seniors £11–£13) / 01425 277988

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£12–£14 (Seniors £11–£13) / 01425 277988

Sun 29 Mar 2015

£12–£14 (Seniors £11–£13) / 01425 277988

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The Cheshire Vintage Fashion Fair

Over 50 exhibitors showcase all things vintage, darling.

Chester Racecourse

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£3 (Students £2; Seniors £2) / 07809 236607

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£3 (£2) / 07809 236607

Sun 1 Nov 2015

£3 (£2) / 07809 236607

The Chiddingstone Castle Wedding Fair

A chance to plan all aspects of your wedding with a variety of suppliers in attendance, plus live entertainment and food samples.

Farnham Maltings

Sun 15 Feb 2015

Free / 01732 424024

The Pavilion Theatre, Weymouth

Sun 25 Jan 2015

Free / 01732 424024

The Cruise Show

A chance to find out more and book various cruise holidays.

Olympia, London W14

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£10; £6 adv / 02073 851200

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£10; £6 adv / 02073 851200

Dunbar SciFest

Dunbar's SciFest is an exciting, interesting and fun couple of days of shows, workshops, storytelling and talks.

Various venues: Dunbar

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£5 (Children £3; Family £15–£20)

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£5 (Children £3; Family £15–£20)

Dundee Record, CD and Music Memorabilia Fair

Grab a classic at Scotland's longest running music memorabilia fair.

Marryat Hall, Dundee

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£1 / 01382 434940

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