Before 5pm, Days out, Fairs

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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

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

Fri 21 Nov

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sat 22 Nov

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sun 23 Nov

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 42 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Waverley Market @ Platform 2

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

Waverley Station, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0131 558 9644

…and 87 more dates until 8 Jul 2016

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

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

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Miss Mandas Vintage and Craft Fair

More than 30 stalls offering upcycled furniture, clothing, artisan crafts, homeware and much more.

Sunderland Minster

Sat 13 Dec

£1 Under 12s free

VIP Record Fair

Record fair of vinyl and CDs, from the Kinks to Kasabian. There's also independent retailers, vintage sellers and boutique style shops as well as bars, cafés and live bands.

Bedford Corn Exchange

Sat 25 Oct

Harpur Suite

£2 / 01162 752815

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 8 Nov

£tc / 07787 404268

Sat 13 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

Record Factory, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

Sat 22 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

Sat 20 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 07787 404268

Christmas Gift Fayre

Select hand-made gifts and unique party services for Christmas. Plus, there's face painting, lovely sweet treats such as cakes and jams, mascot party entertainers and more.

Harraby Community Centre, Carlisle

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 01228 537831

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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Edinburgh Santa Toddle & Parade

Join Santa and his reindeer on a festive parade with George Watsons Pipes & Drums. Kids are welcome to dress as elves, and infants or toddlers in buggies are welcome. All toddlers receive a medal,certificate and goody bag. Ages 6 and under.

Inverleith Park, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Dec

accompanying adults free (Children £5) / 0131 208 2500

Scottish Drum Fair

A drummy good afternoon, featuring appearances from Steve White, who has played alongside the likes of Paul Weller and The Style Council, Hungarian drumming sensation Gabor Dornyei and UK drummer Robin Guy. There's also a trade display area with some big names from the world of drums and percussion.

St Mungo's High School, Falkirk

Sun 2 Nov

£10 / 01324 628202

Abbot House Wedding Fair

See the historic building all kitted out for a wedding as you meet a hand-picked selection of suppliers.

Abbot House, Dunfermline

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01383 733266

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.

Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow

Sat 8 Nov

Over-18s only

£5 / 0141 339 9784

Sound Control, Manchester

Sat 6 Dec

£5 / 0161 236 0340

Stylus At Leeds University Union

Sat 22 Nov

Phone for prices / 0113 380 1342

Art Fair

More than 400 original art works from over 100 Highland artists, on display and on sale with home baking and a raffle from Friends of the Pavilion.

Strathpeffer Pavilion

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 01997 420124

  • 10:00 – 20:00 Art Fair Strathpeffer Pavilion

Fri 28 Nov

Free / 01997 420124

  • 10:00 – 20:00 Art Fair Strathpeffer Pavilion

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01997 420124

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Art Fair Strathpeffer Pavilion

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01997 420124

  • 10:00 – 15:00 Art Fair Strathpeffer Pavilion
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Arts and Craft Fair

Bespoke handcrafted gifts from local sellers and makers.

Skipton Town Hall

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01756 706395

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01756 706395

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01756 706395

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 01756 706395

Ayrshire Food Fayre

A market featuring local producers, hot food and kids activities to keep the wee ones happy.

The Cook School Scotland, Kilmarnock

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01563 550008

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01563 550008

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 25 Oct

Free / 0141 341 0737

  • 12:00 – 16:00 Bohemia Curlers Rest, Glasgow

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0131 556 9579

  • 12:00 – 16:00 Bohemia Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Crieff Country Market

Held on the second Saturday of every month between April and December. Expect fruit and veg, crafts, Kenmore and Erincroft bakeries, Perthshire Preserves, Hubertus Game, Willie-Fish’s fresh and smoked seafood, and Nethergate Larder’s rare-breed meats, among others. Local musicians and pipe bands will occasionally be set…

James Square, Crieff

Sat 8 Nov

Free

Sat 13 Dec

Free

Ex Libris Book Fair

A book fair showcasing independent comics, zines, artist's books and small presses.

Bonar Hall, Dundee

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01382 434940

Part of Dundee Literary Festival.

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Hallowe'en Tattoo Bash

Big bad tattoo bash with artists, traders and live entertainment all weekend.

Wolverhampton Racecourse

Sat 8 Nov

£25 for a weekend ticket; £15 per day / 01902 390000

Sun 9 Nov

£25 for a weekend ticket; £15 per day / 01902 390000

Little Birds Market

Market with a tantalising selection of vintage, craft and design vendors – including clothes, jewellery, handmade, up-cycled furniture, accessories, homewares, food, cakes, millinery, stationery, art and lots more.

Sloans, Glasgow

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0141 221 8886

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0141 221 8886

The Vic, St Andrews

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01334 467964

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01334 467964

Aberdeen Craft Bazaar Christmas Craft Fair

Grab a crafty bargain, with other 25 stalls selling everything from presents to cards, marshmallows and cupcakes.

Airyhall Community Centre, Aberdeen

Sat 8 Nov

Free

Antiques & Collectables Fair

A wide range of antiques and collectables to sift through, including jewellery, paintings, books and crafts.

Buccleuch Centre, Langholm

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01387 381196

Antiques and Collectors Fair

Shepherd and Williams present this antique and collectors fair set inside the luxurious and iconic Motorcycle Museum. Featuring up to 200 stalls, with free parking.

The National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull

Sun 21 Dec

Phone for prices / 07816 220136

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