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Sittingbourne's Mediaeval Mops Fair

Celebrate the vast history of SIttingbourne by taking part in this re-created 16th century fair, with the buildings getting a good medieval dress-up. Expect food and drink, music, theatre, a fun fair and more.

Sittingbourne High Street

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 01795 426081

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Swords of the Righteous

Partially dramatised explanation of how and why Cromwell's army came to lay siege to Edinburgh Castle, and how it was successful.

Edinburgh Castle

Mon 6 Oct

included in admission price / 0131 225 9846

  • 11:15

Mon 20 Oct

included in admission price / 0131 225 9846

  • 11:15

Mon 27 Oct

included in admission price / 0131 225 9846

  • 11:15

Archaeology Day

A day of short guided walks and fun activities based around Iron Age life in Holyrood Park. Booking is essential.

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

Free / 0131 652 8150

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Normans And Crusaders: In The Keep

Raven Tor Living History Group portray the 12th century Norman period in the keep. Featuring combat, weapons, armour and crafts displays.

Arundel Castle

Wed 29 Oct

£9 / 01903 882173

Thu 30 Oct

£9 / 01903 882173

The Power and The Glory: How Religious Art Made Tudor England

An exhibition of art and artefacts that illuminate how the Tudors used religious art as propaganda.

Auckland Castle, Bishop Auckland

Sat 20 Sep

£8 (Children free) / 01388 743750

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Sun 21 Sep

£8 (Children free) / 01388 743750

  • 10:30 – 16:00

Mon 22 Sep

£8 (Children free) / 01388 743750

  • 10:30 – 16:00
…and 8 more dates until 30 Sep back to top

Adams Antiques Fair

More than 140 dealers in fine antiques all under one roof.

The Royal Horticultural Hall, Lindley Hall, London SW1P

Sun 21 Sep

£4 / 020 7821 3650

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 12 Oct

£4 / 020 7821 3650

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 9 Nov

£4 / 020 7821 3650

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Sun 7 Dec

£4 / 020 7821 3650

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Antiques Roadshow

Raid the attic and dust off your priceless heirlooms, the experts are in town to make you a millionaire! (Or just reveal that your great aunty Margaret was had by the antiques dealer back in 1932.)

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 0141 276 9599

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Autumn Steam Gala

Weekend featuring a variety of steam locomotives and coaches.

Bo'ness & Kinneil Railway

Sat 18 Oct

£9 / 01506 822298

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 19 Oct

£9 / 01506 822298

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Burning the Circle – Bronze Age Festival

An examination and celebration of Bronze Age Arran with boat building, fire-lighting, demonstrations, craftwork and historical talks.

Brodick Castle & Country Park, Isle Of Arran

Sat 27 Sep

Main event free with Brodick Country Park entry / 0844 493 2152

  • 11:00 – 23:00

Sun 28 Sep

Main event free with Brodick Country Park entry / 0844 493 2152

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Call of the Sea

An exhibition focusing on North Berwick harbour and the history of the fishing industry. Learn about the dangers of life at sea and the development of more sustainable fishing practices through real life stories, videos and artifacts. There's also the chance to meet Cap’n Salty Sea Dog, fisherman in residence, who hosts…

Scottish Seabird Centre, North Berwick

Sat 4 Oct

Included in admission / 01620 890202

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 5 Oct

Included in admission / 01620 890202

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 6 Oct

Included in admission / 01620 890202

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 41 more dates until 16 Nov back to top

Carnegie Treasures

An exhibition charting Andrew Carnegie's philanthropy.

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, Dunfermline

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 01383 724302

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 01383 724302

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 01383 724302

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 58 more dates until 30 Nov

Chester Christmas Market

Seventy wooden chalets offering crafts, clothing, jewellery, giftware and local food and drink, plus a special Champagne Lanson White Label bar.

Town Hall Square, Chester

Thu 20 Nov

Free / 01244 405600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 01244 405600

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 01244 405600

  • 10:00 – 18:00
…and 22 more dates until 14 Dec

Countryside Walk

Guided walk of all the secret parts of the estate. Booking is essential.

Haddon Hall, Bakewell

Tue 23 Sep

£3.50 / 01629 812855

  • 10:30

Crossing Points

A workshop led by Kathleen MacInnes and Fiona Hunter who take participants on a journey to learn about the country's vocal traditions.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Oct

£15 / 0131 556 9579

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Cùil Lodair Wargames Fair

Learn about the tactics used in the Battle of Culloden, plus weapon demonstrations.

Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre, Inverness

Sat 11 Oct

Free / 0844 493 2159

  • 10:00 – 16:00
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Doon the Watter

Discover how families have enjoyed the river for the past 50 years.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 267 more dates until 17 Jun 2015

Dorothy Wordsworth: Wonders of the Everyday

Contemporary works and displays celebrating the life of Dorothy Wordsworth, sister of William.

Dove Cottage and the Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere

Sat 20 Sep

Museum & Gallery

£7.75 (Children £4.50; £17.20) / 01539 435544

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Sun 21 Sep

Museum & Gallery

£7.75 (Children £4.50; £17.20) / 01539 435544

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Mon 22 Sep

Museum & Gallery

£7.75 (Children £4.50; £17.20) / 01539 435544

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 426 more dates until 31 Dec 2015

The Edgeley Park Stadium Antiques, Collectors and Vintage Fair

Antique and collectors fair featuring up to 100 stalls with a huge variety of goods, set in a lavish suite in Stockport County's iconic stadium.

Edgeley Park, Stockport

Sun 19 Oct

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sun 9 Nov

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Sun 7 Dec

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

  • 09:00 – 15:30

Fife Family History Fair

A wide range of stalls and displays, including talks from history experts.

Rothes Halls, Glenrothes

Sat 20 Sep

£20 / 01592 611101

First World War Centenary Exhibition

An interactive exhibition exploring WWI and its impact on Chichester.

The Novium, Chichester

Sat 20 Sep

Included in admission / 01243 775888

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 21 Sep

Included in admission / 01243 775888

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Mon 22 Sep

Included in admission / 01243 775888

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 100 more dates until 31 Dec back to top

Fortress Broughty Tour

Learn all about the castle's turbulent and battle-scarred history on this special tour. Not suitable for people with mobility problems.

Broughty Castle Museum, Dundee

Wed 24 Sep

Free / 01382 436916

  • 11:00 – 12:00

Free Tour of London

Journey through British History on this 2.5 hour walking tour. Meet at the Churchill Statue – and look for the guide in an orange shirt.

Parliament Square, London SW1P

Sat 20 Sep

Free

  • 11:00

Sun 21 Sep

Free

  • 11:00

Mon 22 Sep

Free

  • 11:00
…and 100 more dates until 31 Dec

Glasgow Style – City Walking Tour

A walking tour led by guides from the Glasgow School of Art taking you through the history of this most stylish city of art, architecture and design.

Window on Mackintosh Visitor Centre and Shop, Glasgow

Sat 20 Sep

£19.50 (£16; under 18s £9.75; under 5s free) / 0141 353 4584

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 11:15

Sun 21 Sep

£19.50 (£16; under 18s £9.75; under 5s free) / 0141 353 4584

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 11:15

Mon 22 Sep

£19.50 (£16; under 18s £9.75; under 5s free) / 0141 353 4584

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

  • 11:15
…and 13 more dates until 5 Oct

The Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championship

The hotly-contested battle for the highest accolade in the world of competitive porridge-making kicks off again with international fans of Scots cuisine battling it out for the golden spurtle. With pipes toasting the porridge, craft stalls, beer and whisky tastings.

Various Venues, Carrbridge

Sat 4 Oct

Free

  • 10:30

Guided Walks of Portsmouth

Explore over 800 years of Portsmouth's history and heritage in this guided walk.

Various venues: Portsmouth

Sun 21 Sep

£5

  • 09:00

Sun 28 Sep

£5

  • 09:00

Sun 5 Oct

£5

  • 09:00
…and 46 more dates until 30 Aug 2015 back to top