Before 5pm, Days out, Fairs

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Scotland's Exclusive Wedding Event

A wedding fair on a huge scale (there's a car showcase, catwalk shows, free makeovers, plenty of live performances from wedding musicians and around 130 exhibitors), to help you pick out a piper or decide on a dress for your big day.

Hampden Park, Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

£9.50 in advance; £10.50 on the door; group of four £37 (children free); VIP fashion show extra £5.50 inc glass of 'bubbly' / 0844 481 8898

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 21 Sep

£9.50 in advance; £10.50 on the door; group of four £37 (children free); VIP fashion show extra £5.50 inc glass of 'bubbly' / 0844 481 8898

  • 10:30 – 16:00

The Beatroot and Lace Bazaar

A vintage fair with highly creative flair, with artists and musicians, vintage sellers, artisan makers and more.

The Art School, Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sat 11 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

  • 10:30 – 15:30

Sat 8 Nov

£tc / 07787 404268

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sat 13 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Record Factory, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 22 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Sat 20 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

  • 12:00 – 17:00

FRESH 14

A freshers fair with a difference – as well as info and all that important stuff, there's also free alcohol, DJs, the chance to get all glammed up, competitions and a whole bunch of fun.

Barrowland, Glasgow

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 07842 400995

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Artisan and Collectors Fair

Art, knitwear, furniture, clothing, food and drink and more at this fair from Carnaby Markets.

Bonar Hall, Dundee

Sun 21 Sep

£0.50 / 01382 434940

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 9 Nov

£0.50 / 01382 434940

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Sun 7 Dec

£0.50 / 01382 434940

  • 11:00 – 16:00

The Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair

The fair returns to Scotland, bringing with it over 200 exhibitors showcasing the finest in crafts, garden and home accessories, jewellery, clothing and homemade food and drink. Demonstrations and tasting sessions also take place each day.

Business Design Centre, London N1

Wed 12 Nov

prices vary / 020 7288 6272

Thu 13 Nov

prices vary / 020 7288 6272

Fri 14 Nov

prices vary / 020 7288 6272

…and 2 more dates until 16 Nov

Harrogate International Centre

Thu 27 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Fri 28 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Sat 29 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

Sun 30 Nov

prices vary / 01423 537230

SECC, Glasgow

Thu 20 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

Fri 21 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

Sat 22 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 23 Nov

£10 / 0141 248 3000

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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

BBC Good Food Show Scotland

The food and drink extravaganza heads north of the border again for another serving of celebrity chefs and star culinary attractions. Special guests include Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood, James Martin, Tom Kitchen and many more.

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 17 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

Sat 18 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

Sun 19 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

  • 10:00

Bohemia

Handmade art, crafts, vintage items, upcycled furniture and goodies from local makers. Email nottycherub@gmail.com to book a stall. Please do not contact the venue.

Curlers Rest, Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0141 341 0737

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0131 556 9579

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Christmas Craft and Food Fair

Get in a Christmassy kind of mood at this market featuring gifts, crafts and food stalls, as well as a bouncy castle, face painting, model railway and more. Proceeds are donated to Willen Hospice.

The Leisure Centre, Milton Keynes

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01908 324466

  • 10:00 – 16:00

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
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Strathpeffer Antiques and Collectables Fair

Channel David Dickinson as you find trinkets and treasures. Entry fee raises money to help with the upkeep of the Victorian Pavilion.

Strathpeffer Pavilion

Sun 12 Oct

£1 / 01997 420124

  • 11:00 – 17:00

The Vintage Wedding Show

A wedding show for brides and grooms who are looking to add a quirky edge to their big day. Showcasing both original vintage and vintage-inspired pieces, the fair also features live swing bands and a (G&)Tea party to help get your party-planning juices flowing.

Norwood Hall Hotel, Aberdeen

Sun 19 Oct

£5

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Trades Hall of Glasgow

Sun 2 Nov

£5 / 0141 552 2418

  • 12:00 – 16:00

The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

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

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 27 Sep

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sat 25 Oct

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sat 29 Nov

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

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Chester Christmas Market

Seventy wooden chalets offering crafts, clothing, jewellery, giftware and local food and drink, plus a special Champagne Lanson White Label bar.

Town Hall Square, Chester

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 01244 405600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 01244 405600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 01244 405600

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 22 more dates until 14 Dec

Clydeside Wedding and Civil Partnership Show

More than 70 Scottish wedding suppliers spread across two rooms, plus a music showcase and other surprises, to help you get set for your big day.

Fifteen Ninety Nine, Glasgow

Sun 2 Nov

Sun 15 Mar 2015

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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Edinburgh Antique Fair

An excellent selection of antiques and vintage items.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

£4 / 0131 335 6200

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sat 22 Nov

£4 / 0131 335 6200

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 23 Nov

£4 / 0131 335 6200

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Edinburgh International Wedding Exhibition

A brand new wedding fair on the scene, gathering together over 200 industry experts under one roof. offering products, seminars and demonstrations.

EICC, Edinburgh

Sat 11 Oct

£8.50; £13.50 Exhibition plus Bridal & Band Showcase; £25 VIP Priority Pass / 0131 611 0330

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Farnham Maltings Christmas Fair

An annual Christmas event with over 150 stalls selling a wide range of Christmas gifts for adults and children, contemporary crafts and accessories including jewellery and textiles.

Farnham Maltings

Tue 9 Dec

£1 / 01252 745444

  • 12:00 – 21:00

Wed 10 Dec

£1 / 01252 745444

  • 12:00 – 21:00

Great Grog Bottled Beer Fair

Explore the unique range of bottled beers (and some draught), including Alechemy, Tyst, Stewart's, Barney's, Brewdog and several others. Plus, brewers' talks, homebrew help and advice on beer and food pairings. Book tickets from Great Grog on Dalkeith Road.

Café Camino, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

£10 (£8) / 0131 667 2855

Live A Better Life Fair

Everything from vegan food and drink to fairtrade clothing is on offer at this healthy living and ethical living event, which features150 stalls.

Corn Exchange, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

£1 / 0131 477 3500

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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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

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 Sep

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Sat 27 Dec

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Platform 2 Market

Fifty stalls set up in Waverley by Local Motive Markets, offering ethical and local products from fresh produce to crafts.

Waverley Station, Edinburgh

Fri 19 Sep

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 26 Sep

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00
…and 3 more dates until 24 Oct

Santa's Grotto

Visit Santa in his Christmas village, climb into his magic sleigh and receive a special gift.

Dean Castle Country Park, Kilmarnock

Sat 6 Dec

£4–£6 / 01563 554734

  • 10:00

Sun 7 Dec

£4–£6 / 01563 554734

  • 10:00

Sat 13 Dec

£4–£6 / 01563 554734

  • 10:00
…and 3 more dates until 21 Dec

Abbot Brew House First Birthday Party and Beer Fest

To celebrate Abbot Brew House turning one, there's going to be a right old knees up. And by old, we mean Medieval. Guests can sample cask beers, try Medieval cafe favourites and even try arms and armour. There's also a home-brew competition complete with prizes. Huzzah!

Abbot House, Dunfermline

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 01383 733266

  • 13:00 – 17:00
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