Days out, Fairs

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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

  • 11:00 – 21:00

Sun 9 Nov

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

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Hastings and Rother Charities Fair

Check out stalls from a variety of charities and learn more about what you can do to help. Plus, live entertainment on the day.

Azur, St. Leonards-on-Sea

Sun 12 Oct

Free / 01424 721448

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Holistic and Mystic: Body, Mind and Soul Event

Over 100 stands offering exhibitors, live performances, talks and workshop for the mind, body and soul. Psychics Simon Goodfellow, Sue Hudd and Joylina Goodings are on hand, along with a performance from Touch the Earth.

Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames

Sat 22 Nov

£5 (£4; under 16s free) / 01883 717069

  • 10:00 – 17:00

International Deaf Tattoo Convention

A tattoo convention for deaf and hard of hearing people, with deaf tattoo artists, including a special guest appearance from Daniel Krause (Classic Tattoo) as well as events such as Mr & Mrs Deaf Tattoo, a strip show, dance, awards and DJs.

St John's Deaf Club, London N4

Fri 5 Sep

£30–£50

Sat 6 Sep

£30–£50

Sun 7 Sep

£30–£50

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

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The Kirkintilloch Canal Festival

A week of fun at Scotland's canal capital, with boat trips, arts and crafts and a range of live bands. There's also a story week, a 'get active' day with the chance to have a go at everything from canoeing to urban foraging, and a gala Sunday.

Forth and Clyde Canal, Kirkintilloch

Wed 20 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0141 578 0144

Thu 21 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0141 578 0144

Fri 22 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0141 578 0144

…and 2 more dates until 24 Aug

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 29 Aug

Free / 01571 844262

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 12 Sep

Free / 01571 844262

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 01571 844262

  • 10:00 – 16:00

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

Wed 20 Aug

Times & prices vary

Thu 21 Aug

Times & prices vary

Fri 22 Aug

Times & prices vary

…and 3 more dates until 25 Aug

Midlothian Adult Learning Fair

An opportunity to discover what courses are on offer for adults in Midlothian, chat to learners and hear some live music. Includes workshops and taster sessions.

Dalkeith Library

Wed 27 Aug

Free / 0131 271 3292

  • 16:00 – 19:00

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
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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

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

NonStuff Festival

A collaborative festival mixing music, crafts, workshops, art, recycling, theatre and more for all the family. Acts performing in 2014 include The Pendulums, Bluebell Cajun Dance Band, The Beggar Girls, Voice Beat Choir, Fail Better, Anna Beetle, Portnawak & The Woo, Kuchke and Paraig MacNeil.

Wiston Lodge, Biggar

Fri 12 Sep

£40 day ticket; £85 full weekend, inc camping, workshops & music (£25 day ticket; £55 full weekend; Children £20 day ticket; £35 full weekend… / 01899 850228

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

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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

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 22 Aug

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 29 Aug

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0131 558 9644

  • 11:00 – 19:00
…and 7 more dates until 24 Oct

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 29 Aug

Free / 0845 000 2525

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 0845 000 2525

  • 11:00 – 18:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0845 000 2525

  • 11:00 – 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 5 Dec

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
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