Days out, Fairs

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Christmas Shopping Fair

Stock up on Christmas treats at this special seasonal fair.

Hopetoun House, South Queensferry

Fri 28 Nov

£6 (Children £1)

Sat 29 Nov

£6 (Children £1)

Sun 30 Nov

£6 (Children £1)

Christmas Tree Festival

A two-day winter wonderland with stalls, gifts, rides, live music – and a little visit from Mr Claus.

Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Bedford

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 01234 762615

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01234 762615

Cottingham School Christmas Fayre

Immerse yourself in the Christmas spirit at this winter wonderland full of crafts, games, stalls, festive food and drink and Santa's Grotto.

Cottingham Church of England Primary School, Market Harborough

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 07858 987095

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 13 Dec

Free

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

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Cumnock Music Festival

This year marks the local multi-arts festival's 11th year mixing music, art, comedy, poetry and a popular carnival.

Various venues, Cumnock

Sat 13 Jun 2015

Times & prices vary / 01563 554900

Sun 14 Jun 2015

Times & prices vary / 01563 554900

Mon 15 Jun 2015

Times & prices vary / 01563 554900

…and 5 more dates until 20 Jun 2015

Drury Street Market

Monthly market selling vintage goods, boutique clothing, handmade jewellery, art and baked goods. Stick around after the market to take advantage of 2 for 1 food deals and an evening of cabaret entertainment.

Drury Street, Glasgow

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0141 204 2929

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 City Vintage Festival

It's vintage, darling, at this fair featuring over 20 stalls and an array of eclectic exhibitors. There is also a fashion show, a pop up hair and make up salon and some singing and dancing.

Marryat Hall, Dundee

Sat 6 Dec

£2 / 01382 434940

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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The Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

Planning the big day is made easy with Edinburgh's biggest bridal event featuring over 100 suppliers, cocktails, live bands and a pamper area.

Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£5 (under 16s free) / 0843 557 4464

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£5 (under 16s free) / 0843 557 4464

Edinburgh Yarn Festival

A festival aimed at 'yarn-enthusiasts of all flavours', this woolly bonanza caters for all who knit, crochet, embroider, spin, haberdash or just appreciate a darn good yarn.

Corn Exchange, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Mar 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 477 3500

Sun 15 Mar 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 477 3500

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

Wed 10 Dec

£1 / 01252 745444

FebruaryFest

Running for more than 20 years FebruaryFestival brings a whole month of the best beer Scotland's brewers have to offer to thirsty drinkers. The programme also boasts live music, quiz nights, along with beer's best pal – whisky.

Clachaig Inn, Glencoe

Fri 30 Jan 2015

Times & prices vary / 01855 811252

Sat 31 Jan 2015

Times & prices vary / 01855 811252

Sun 1 Feb 2015

Times & prices vary / 01855 811252

…and 27 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

Festive Fun

Get into the festive spirit with produce tastings, cooking demonstrations and the annual raffle (proceeds of which go to local charities.

Balgove Larder, St Andrews

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 01334 898145

Part of St Andrews Food & Drink Festival.

  • 10:00 – 16:00 Festive Fun Balgove Larder, St Andrews
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The Great British Tattoo Show

Fashion shows, lingerie shows, burlesque, awards, competitions, live music and much more, plus the chance to get yourself worked on by some of the best artists in the world.

Alexandra Palace, London N22

Sat 23 May 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 020 8365 2121

Sun 24 May 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 020 8365 2121

Hackney Flea Market

Get your paws on vintage fabrics, clothes, jewellery, furniture and knick knacks.

Abney Hall, London N16

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 07986 296949

Sat 13 Dec

Free / 07986 296949

Sun 4 Jan 2015

Free / 07986 296949

…and 8 more dates until 9 May 2015

Lincoln Does Vintage

Lincoln Drill Hall's annual vintage fair – with workshops and live music to go alongside your shopping – organised by Britain Does Vintage.

Lincoln Drill Hall

Sat 29 Nov

£1 / 01522 873894

Marymass Festival

Traditional and contemporary events including the Crowning of the Marymass Queen and the Marymass Folk Festival (Aug 20–24). This historic event dates back to the 17th century and celebrates history, tradition and heritage.

Various Venues, Irvine

Thu 13 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary

Fri 14 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary

Sat 15 Aug 2015

Times & prices vary

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug 2015

Meadows Festival

Edinburgh's festival season kicks off with the Meadows Festival, which offers a local band line-up, dance groups, quirky performers and workshops amidst lots of family-friendly activities.

The Meadows, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Jun 2015

Times vary / Free

Sun 7 Jun 2015

Times vary / Free

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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 / 01913 864 400

North London Vintage Market

Vintage a-go-go including furniture, clothes and general collectibles.

St Mary's Parish Hall, London N10

Sat 6 Dec

£1.50 (Sunday re-entry free)

Christmas edition of the market

Sun 7 Dec

£1.50 (Sunday re-entry free)

Christmas edition of the market

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£1.50 (Children free)

Sun 8 Feb 2015

£1.50 (Children free)

Oban Winter Festival

The coastal town gets frosty with a series of activities, films and light shows to celebrate the fluffy white season that carries the year to a close. There's even a chance Santa might stop by, when he gets a break from all that present preparation.

Various Venues: Oban

Wed 26 Nov

Times & prices vary

Thu 27 Nov

Times & prices vary

Fri 28 Nov

Times & prices vary

…and 2 more dates until 30 Nov

Out of the Blue Arts Market

Over 100 artists, makers and traders punt their wares, which include everything from paintings to jewellery and vintage clothing to furniture. Since it's Christmas there's also a local labels music fair, DJs, Open Studios and live music courtesy of the Bruncheon, as well as a mulled wine stall.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

£1 / 0131 555 7101

Pop Up Vintage Fairs Xmas Extravaganza

Vintage clothes, jewellery and gifts with live music, refreshments and a prize draw.

St Stephen's, London NW3

Sun 14 Dec

£2 (Students £1) / 07716 295998

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