Morning events, Days out, Traditional & heritage

34 events

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Glasgow Christmas Market

Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the Christmas market with German bratwurst, sweet treats and a sparkling array of gifts and decorations. The legendary Gluhwein House returns serving Gluhwein, Bavarian beers and mulled cider in festive flavours including Rocking Robin and Merry Mixed Berry.

Argyle Street, Glasgow

Sat 20 Dec

Free

Sun 21 Dec

Free

Beauty by Design: Fashioning the Renaissance

Work by contemporary fashion designers inspired by Old Master paintings, using materials such as lace that are associated with earlier periods, together with an exploration of Renaissance ideas of beauty and cosmetics.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Mon 22 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 130 more dates until 3 May 2015

Aberdeen's War

Photographs, documents and artefacts showing the role played by men and women of Aberdeen during WWII.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 01224 523700

Tue 23 Dec

Free / 01224 523700

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 01224 523700

…and 5 more dates until 31 Dec

Santa Cruise

A cruise from Edinburgh Quay to celebrate the festive season with games, songs, craft and a wee visit from the man himself.

Re-Union Canal Boats, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Dec

£10 (under 12 months free) / 0131 261 8529

Sun 21 Dec

£10 (under 12 months free) / 0131 261 8529

Mon 22 Dec

£10 (under 12 months free) / 0131 261 8529

Yuletide at Sulgrave Manor

Learn about Yuletide and Christmas traditions delivered by costumed presenters in this historic site. Tours at noon and 2pm.

Sulgrave Manor, Banbury

Sat 20 Dec

£7.90 (£7.40; children £3.60) / 01295 760205

Sun 21 Dec

£7.90 (£7.40; children £3.60) / 01295 760205

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The Altrincham Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

Find something to compliment your home, collection or wardrobe with over 80 exhibitors selling antiques and collectables.

Cresta Court Hotel, Altrincham

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 0781 622 0136

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 0781 622 0136

Festive Family Fun Day

Family fun day including storytelling, face painting, arts and crafts, festive food and Christmas carol performances. Visit the palace family room to play classic Victorian games and try on costumes.

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Dec

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

Sun 28 Dec

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

Castle Siege

Living history event depicting the drama, action and sounds of a siege of Arundel Castle.

Arundel Castle

Sat 23 May 2015

£11 / 01903 882173

Sun 24 May 2015

£11 / 01903 882173

Mon 25 May 2015

£11 / 01903 882173

Channel Islands Heritage Festival 2015

A festival marking the big history of this group of small islands.

Jersey War Tunnels

Fri 3 Apr 2015

Free / 01534 860808

Sat 4 Apr 2015

Free / 01534 860808

Sun 5 Apr 2015

Free / 01534 860808

…and 36 more dates until 11 May 2015

Christmas Celebrations

Christmas celebrations Victorian style, with enough activities to even put a smile on Ebenezer's face. The wee ones can dress up in period costume, there's carol singing around the grand piano and some hot fruit punch to warm the cockles.

Beaulieu

Sat 20 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 01590 612345

Sun 21 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 01590 612345

Mon 22 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 01590 612345

…and 13 more dates until 4 Jan 2015 back to top

Claymore

War games, science games, fantasy fiction games, participation games. Honestly, what more could you gamers want?

Edinburgh College Granton Campus

Sat 1 Aug 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 07795 054047

  • 10:00 Claymore Edinburgh College Granton Campus

Doon the Watter

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

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 0141 287 2660

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 0141 287 2660

Mon 22 Dec

Free / 0141 287 2660

…and 176 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 Dec

Museum & Gallery

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

Sun 21 Dec

Museum & Gallery

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

Mon 22 Dec

Museum & Gallery

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

…and 335 more dates until 31 Dec 2015

First World War Centenary Exhibition

An interactive exhibition exploring WWI and its impact on Chichester.

The Novium, Chichester

Sat 20 Dec

Included in admission / 01243 775888

Sun 21 Dec

Included in admission / 01243 775888

Mon 22 Dec

Included in admission / 01243 775888

…and 9 more dates until 31 Dec

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 Dec

Free

Sun 21 Dec

Free

Mon 22 Dec

Free

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Guided Walks of Portsmouth

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

Various venues: Portsmouth

Sun 21 Dec

£5

Sun 28 Dec

£5

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£5

…and 33 more dates until 30 Aug 2015

The HAAR Festival

Heritage Arts Auchmithie Residents festival is a celebration of life in the Village of Auchmithie at the end of the 19th century with re-enactments, a flower festival, children's games and a tea room with home baking. The day ends with a traditional fisher wedding.

Auchmithie

Sat 29 Aug 2015

Free

Jousting & Medieval Tournament Week

The jousting gets underway; who will be weighed, measured and found wanting?

Arundel Castle

Tue 21 Jul 2015

01903 882173

Wed 22 Jul 2015

01903 882173

Thu 23 Jul 2015

01903 882173

…and 3 more dates until 26 Jul 2015

Leeds Town Hall Tour

Discover the secret side of Leeds Town Hall on this unique tour of the building. Booking is essential.

Leeds Town Hall

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£4.50 / 0114 224 3801

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£4.50 / 0114 224 3801

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£4.50 / 0114 224 3801

…and 4 more dates until 25 Jul 2015

Listed Property Show

A property show designed for those thinking of buying a listed building.

Harrogate International Centre

Sat 7 Mar 2015

Free when registered for in advance online / 01795 844939

Sun 8 Mar 2015

Free when registered for in advance online / 01795 844939

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Living History Day

Meet historical characters, try your hand at fencing and archery, and check out some reconstructed clothing, weapons, armour and crafts from days gone by.

Arundel Castle

Thu 28 May 2015

£11 / 01903 882173

Thu 30 Jul 2015

£11 / 01903 882173

Tue 4 Aug 2015

£11 / 01903 882173

NAAFC Annual Accordion & Fiddle Festival

All-day accordion and fiddle competitions, prize-winners concert and a closing dance, if your feet weren't already a-tapping.

Macdonald Inchyra Grange Hotel, Falkirk

Sat 7 Mar 2015

Prices vary

Normans and Crusaders

Spread over a weekend, Raven Tor Living History Group recreate sights, sounds and smells from the Norman period. Set within a tented encampment the group recreates crafts, weapons training and battle tactics. Also included are falconry and archery demonstrations and the Distant Trumpets Story Teller.

Arundel Castle

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£11 / 01903 882173

Sun 5 Apr 2015

£11 / 01903 882173

Mon 6 Apr 2015

£11 / 01903 882173

Normans And Crusaders: In The Keep

Raven Tor Living History Group portray the 12th century Norman period in the keep.

Arundel Castle

Wed 28 Oct 2015

01903 882173

Thu 29 Oct 2015

£11 / 01903 882173

The Power of Poetry

A ranger-led walk which focuses on discovering your creative abilities.

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Sat 21 Mar 2015

Free / 0141 276 0924

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