Days out, Fairs

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Edinburgh Antique Fair

An excellent selection of antiques and vintage items.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 22 Nov

£4 / 0131 335 6200

Sun 23 Nov

£4 / 0131 335 6200

Edinburgh Art Fair

The chance to peruse and pick up artwork from over 60 exhibitors from the UK and the rest of Europe. Thousands of pieces by 20th and 21st century artists are on offer, and there's also a fully licenced café and bar.

Corn Exchange, Edinburgh

Fri 14 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01875 819595

Sat 15 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01875 819595

Sun 16 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01875 819595

Edinburgh Independent Radical Book Fair

Five days of free readings and discussions plus bookstalls with an emphasis on small and independent presses and writings from outside the mainstream. Owen Jones will open the event with his latest book The Establishment: And How They Get Away with It as well as appearances from Rob Sewell, Murray Armstrong, Dave Sherry…

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

Times vary / Free / 0131 662 9112

Fri 24 Oct

Times vary / Free / 0131 662 9112

Sat 25 Oct

Times vary / Free / 0131 662 9112

Sun 26 Oct

Times vary / Free / 0131 662 9112

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 Wedding Fair

Over 130 exhibitors showcase their wedding bounty including cakes, flowers and stationary. Plus the Fashion Show co-ordinated by the Scottish Wedding Directory gives you a chance to see those gowns and suits in action.

Corn Exchange, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Nov

£5 / 0131 477 3500

Sun 9 Nov

£5 / 0131 477 3500

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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

Edinburgh's Christmas Light Night

The capital's Christmas lights are switched on in unison, kicking off the official opening of all Edinburgh's Christmas attractions. Watch some dazzling fireworks and enjoy live music, with an estimated total 1,250 performers and Arlene Stuart from Forth Radio.

George Street, Edinburgh

Sun 23 Nov

Free

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

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.

Exclusively Highlands: Christmas Arts, Crafts And Food Fair

Over 60 exhibitors from the north of Scotland attend this large arts, crafts and food fair, making it the ideal place to snap up a unique gift before Christmas.

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Fri 5 Dec

Free / 01463 234234

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 01463 234234

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 01463 234234

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

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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 Fair

A fair for things Christmas, with decorations, gifts, mince pies and mulled wine.

Glen Mhor Hotel, Inverness

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 01463 234308

Sun 23 Nov

Free / 01463 234308

Food and Craft Fair

A food and craft fair fundraiser with a focus on local food producers and craftspeople. Stalls include organic vegetables, bakery, preserves, cards, jewellery, photography, fabric products, cosmetics and more.

Strathpeffer Pavilion

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01997 421344

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01997 421344

Girls' Day Out

The women's lifestyle, health, beauty and fashion event returns to Scotland with its biggest show yet.

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 28 Nov

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0141 248 3000

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

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Hackney Flea Market

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

Abney Hall, London N16

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 07986 296949

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 07986 296949

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 07986 296949

…and 10 more dates until 9 May 2015

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

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

Independent Record Label Market

Some of Scotland's best independent record labels gathered together under one roof, giving music buffs the chance to buy their tunes directly from the people who run the labels. Plus, there's a DJ set and refreshments, in case you need an energy boost after all that disk hunting.

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 01224 642230

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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Kaboom: North Yorkshire's Biggest Fireworks Party

A fireworks extravaganza combined with Hallowe'en as Kaboom celebrate the 30th anniversary of supernatural movie Ghostbusters. There's onstage entertainment from Minster FM and a carnival of jugglers, fire eaters and fire poi artists. Kids can visit the Sparkler Park and enjoy sparklers, bouncy castles, balloon modelers…

Castle Howard Estate, York

Sat 1 Nov

£12.50 (£10; Children £10; Family £25–£31.25) / 01904 431046

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

Fri 7 Nov

Free (usual garden entrance fees apply) / 0845 260 9000

Sat 8 Nov

Free (usual garden entrance fees apply) / 0845 260 9000

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

Lincoln Photo and Optics Show

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

Lincoln Drill Hall

Wed 5 Nov

Free / 01522 873894

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

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