Morning events, Days out, Traditional & heritage

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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

Tue 25 Nov

Free

Wed 26 Nov

Free

Thu 27 Nov

Free

…and 24 more dates until 21 Dec

The Winter Brocante at Petworth House & Parkland

A fair dedicated to country home interiors.

Petworth House

Sat 29 Nov

£5 (under 14s free) / 01403 780381

Adams Antiques Fair

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

The Royal Horticultural Hall, Lindley Hall, London SW1P

Sun 7 Dec

£4 / 020 7821 3650

St Andrew's Day Celebrations

The capital celebrates Scotland's patron saint with a programme of free events in St Andrew Square. There's storytelling in the Spiegeltent with Jess Smith and Aiden Moffat; Scottish dance workshops led by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society; a Family Ceilidh hosted by the Robert Fish Band and demonstrations on the…

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free

All events are free but some workshops and performances are ticketed. Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

The Riverside Christmas Fair

Christmas fair with traditional fairground rides, fun activities for children and festive shopping at the craft and gift stalls located in our 1930s Old Street. Santa has set up his grotto on board The Tall Ship.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0141 287 2660

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 287 2660

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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

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

…and 157 more dates until 3 May 2015

Christmas Weekend on board The Royal Yacht Britannia

See the Britannia in all her Christmas glory, including the traditional tree on the bridge, and enjoy complimentary mulled wine and shortbread in the Officers' Mess.

Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 555 5566

Sun 7 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 555 5566

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 29 Nov

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

Sun 30 Nov

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

Sat 6 Dec

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

…and 6 more dates until 22 Dec

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 7 Dec

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

The Birmingham Antiques, Collectors and Vintage Fair

Nearly 150 stalls where you can hunt for the next addition to your collection.

The Centennial Centre, Birmingham

Sun 14 Dec

£2 (Children free) / 07816 220136

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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

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 01244 405600

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 01244 405600

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 01244 405600

…and 17 more dates until 14 Dec

Marion Patterson's Medals: Courageous Rescue in Wartime Aberdeen

Over 70 years ago, Aberdeen-born Marion, a Senior Fire Guard, was awarded the George Medal for risking her life to save a trapped serviceman after a Second World War bombing in South Market Street. This small display provides a rare chance to see all her medals, along with photographs and other memorabilia giving an…

Aberdeen Maritime Museum

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 01224 337700

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 01224 337700

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 01224 337700

…and 2 more dates until 29 Nov

Traditions of Dance: A Scottish Store

A look at Scottish dance traditions, from step to ceilidh, with workshops and demonstrations.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

£15 / 0131 556 9579

Athelstaneford Saltire Service

A St Andrew’s Day service at the historic Athelstaneford church followed by a ceremonial handing over of the Flag featuring local children singing The Saltire anthem.

Athelstaneford Parish Kirk, North Berwick

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 01620 892 800

Part of Saltire.

Carnegie Treasures

An exhibition charting Andrew Carnegie's philanthropy.

Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, Dunfermline

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 01383 724302

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 01383 724302

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 01383 724302

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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

Doon the Watter

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

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Tue 25 Nov

Free / 0141 287 2660

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 0141 287 2660

Thu 27 Nov

Free / 0141 287 2660

…and 201 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

Tue 25 Nov

Museum & Gallery

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

Wed 26 Nov

Museum & Gallery

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

Thu 27 Nov

Museum & Gallery

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

…and 360 more dates until 31 Dec 2015

First World War Centenary Exhibition

An interactive exhibition exploring WWI and its impact on Chichester.

The Novium, Chichester

Tue 25 Nov

Included in admission / 01243 775888

Wed 26 Nov

Included in admission / 01243 775888

Thu 27 Nov

Included in admission / 01243 775888

…and 34 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

Tue 25 Nov

Free

Wed 26 Nov

Free

Thu 27 Nov

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 30 Nov

£5

Sun 7 Dec

£5

Sun 14 Dec

£5

…and 36 more dates until 30 Aug 2015

Leeds Town Hall Tour

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

Leeds Town Hall

Sat 29 Nov

£4.50

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

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

Roman Empire: Power and People

The Roman Empire went to show how far you can get with no ideas of your own and a really huge army: at its peak it stretched from the border with Scotland in the North to southern Egypt in the South, and Portugal in the West to the Caspian Sea in the East. Roman Empire: Power and People is a dazzling touring exhibition of…

McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Free / 01382 307200

Sun 25 Jan 2015

Free / 01382 307200

Mon 26 Jan 2015

Free / 01382 307200

…and 104 more dates until 10 May 2015 back to top