Days out, Fairs

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Jurassic Coast Tattoo Convention

Now in its third year, there's the usual artists, stalls, live music and mech, but on top of that Jurassic Coast Tattoo Convention offers a trad barber, a psychic medium, a beard competition and taxidermy.

Bournemouth Central

Fri 7 Nov

£20 in advance (£25 on the door) for a weekend pass; £5–£7.50 in advance (£7.50–£10 on the door) for individual days

Klezmer in the Park – The Festival

Hands-on history, storytelling, kids' activities, and, of course, music at this fun day out for the whole family. With special guest presenter BBC Radio 3's Max Reinhardt.

Regent's Park, London NW1

Sun 7 Sep

Free / 020 7486 7905

  • 12:00 – 18:30

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 27 Sep

£1 / 01522 873894

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 29 Nov

£1 / 01522 873894

  • 10:00

Lincoln Photo and Optics Show

Try out the latest models from Canon, Nikon and Sony.

Lincoln Drill Hall

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 01522 873894

  • 13:00 – 19:00

London International Tattoo Convention

The body art convention features hundreds tattoo artists from around the world, including Nervio from Roses & Panthers, Adriaan Machete from Machete Death Gallery and Filip Leu from The Leu Family's Family Iron. As well as the chance to get inked by the best, there also a ridiculous amount of entertainment…

Tobacco Dock, London E1W

Fri 26 Sep

£55 for a three-day pass; Fri only £20 in advance (£25 on the door); Sat only £30 in advance (£35 on the door); Sun only £25 in advance (£30 on the…

Sat 27 Sep

£55 for a three-day pass; Fri only £20 in advance (£25 on the door); Sat only £30 in advance (£35 on the door); Sun only £25 in advance (£30 on the…

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Lupton House 1940s Weekend

Party like it's 1949 at this retro weekend, with a craft and vintage fair, tea room, military reenactments, outside displays and a Saturday dance. Booking is essential.

Lupton House, Brixham

Sat 20 Sep

£12

Saturday dance. Limited spaces available.

  • 19:30 – 00:00

£6 (Family £20; Seniors £5; Children £5; under 5s free)

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

£6 (Family £20; Seniors £5; Children £5; under 5s free)

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Made in Assynt – Lochinver Craft and Produce Markets

Craft and produce from the North West Highlands.

Lochinver Village Hall

Fri 12 Sep

Free / 01571 844262

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 01571 844262

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Militaria Fair

Arms and Armour UK present a militaria fair featuring helmets, uniforms, medals, coins, badges, books and more.

The Leisure Centre, Milton Keynes

Sun 9 Nov

£4 / 01832 274050

  • 09:30 – 15:00

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

Nantwich Food Festival

Food festival for all ages featuring demonstrations, tastings, entertainment and live music.

Nantwich Town Centre

Fri 5 Sep

Free

  • 12:00 – 20:00

Sat 6 Sep

Free

  • 09:00 – 18:00

Sun 7 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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Nostalgic Wedding Fair

Take inspiration from a variety of vintage wedding suppliers, from sepia-toned photographers to vintage dresses.

Southampton City Art Gallery

Sun 12 Oct

£2 / 07927 953815

  • 11:00 – 15:00

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

Fri 21 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sat 22 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 23 Nov

Times & prices vary

…and 7 more dates until 30 Nov

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

Perth Summer Craft Market

An exciting array of Scottish gifts and crafts including jewellery, textiles, wooden products, pottery, wines and preserves.

King Edward Street, Perth

Sat 13 Sep

Free

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Petersfield Antiques Fair

Thrity five stands of a wide variety of high quality antiques, which have been vetted for authenticity.

Festival Hall, Petersfield

Fri 5 Sep

£3 / 01825 744074

  • 10:30 – 17:30

Sat 6 Sep

£3 / 01825 744074

  • 10:30 – 17:30

Sun 7 Sep

£3 / 01825 744074

  • 10:30 – 17:30
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The Psychic Fayre

Everything from reiki to readings is on offer at this psychic fair, which boasts healing, gifts and jewellery. Platform mediums Daphne Webb and Geraldine Ann Ford are hosting a stage show in the evening.

Birchington Centre

Sun 7 Sep

£6

  • 14:00 – 10:00

Quartermile Market

Monthly market selling products by local designers, makers and artists as well as street food. There's even something to keep the dog happy with a stall specialising in cupcakes for dogs.

Lister Square, Edinburgh

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0845 000 2525

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0845 000 2525

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0845 000 2525

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 0845 000 2525

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Rain Rescue Fun Dog Show and Fayre

With awards for everything from waggiest tail to scruffiest mutt, this fun dog show celebrates man's furry best friend. You and your pooch can also go for walkies around a variety of arts, craft, food, drink and vintage stalls.

Manor Lodge, Sheffield

Sun 14 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 0114 276 2828

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Royal National Mod

A Scottish classic, raising a toast to Gaelic language and culture in all its forms. Competitions, concerts, shinty, dancing and more, courtesy of An Comunn Gàidhealach (The Highland Association).

Various Venues, Inverness

Fri 10 Oct

Times & prices vary

Sat 11 Oct

Times & prices vary

Sun 12 Oct

Times & prices vary

…and 5 more dates until 17 Oct

Rural Life Heritage Fair

A fair to celebrate the history of the local farming culture of Aberdeenshire, including craft demonstrations, a photography display, archive film screenings and farmers' markets. Local academy and primary children will also share their fine art projects that explore rural life. The event also coincides with the Vintage…

Aberdeenshire Farming Museum, Peterhead

Sun 28 Sep

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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The Saltire

A five-day festival of music, culture and heritage. East Lothian is the birthplace of the Scottish Flag and The Saltire Festival celebrates this fact alongside St Andrew's Day.

Various venues: East Lothian

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

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

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

Scottish Home Show

More than 100 exhibitors all weekend give tips and advice on transforming your home, with displays from kitchen and bathroom designers, soft furnishings and furniture.

Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)

Fri 26 Sep

£10 / 0844 477 9000

Sat 27 Sep

£10 / 0844 477 9000

Sun 28 Sep

£10 / 0844 477 9000

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

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