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Crafts For Christmas

Designers and makers from the UK present a variety of products including fashion, accessories, bags, belts, jewellery, skincare, candles, cakes, wines, cheese, chutneys and more

Kent Showground, Maidstone

Sat 1 Nov

£6 ( £5) / 01622 630975

Sun 2 Nov

£6 ( £5) / 01622 630975

Hallowe'en Pumpkin Trail

See if you can find the pumpkins hidden along the trail.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

£1 / 0131 248 2909

Sun 2 Nov

£1 / 0131 248 2909

The Voice Thief

  • Directed by: Gill Robertson
  • Written by: Rob Evans

Catherine Wheels presents a new promenade production about the mysterious ‘Voice Facility’ which removes the voices of ‘troublesome’ girls. Ages 9+.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Sun 9 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Ben And Holly's Little Kingdom

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis
  • Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)

Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sun 26 Jul 2015

£14.50–£16.50 / 08441 717620

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 020 8688 9291

Sun 12 Apr 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 020 8688 9291

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Sun 17 May 2015

£13.50–£18.50 / 028 9024 0411

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Hallowe'en Pumpkin Hunt

Come to the Garden, buy a trail map for £1 from the John Hope Gateway and set off on a journey to find our hidden pumpkins. There will be a tasty treat in store at the Terrace Cafe for each child completing his or her trail. There will also be two for one adult entry to the Glasshouses on the date the trail has been…

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

From John Hope Gateway

£1 / 0131 248 2909

Sun 2 Nov

From John Hope Gateway

£1 / 0131 248 2909

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Edinburgh parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run along the promenade at Cramond. Everyone is welcome, no matter how fast or slow (you're welcome to walk the route, bring your dog or push a buggy), so you can use it as a one-off fitness test, a chance to get some fresh air or come every week to try to beat your personal best time. It's friendly…

Cramond Promenade, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sat 8 Nov

Free

Sat 15 Nov

Free

…and 6 more dates until 27 Dec

Halloween Happenings

Take part in various Halloween-themed activities, including trails, frightening food, and costumes.

National Trust: Belton House, Grantham

Sat 1 Nov

£2 plus admission £12.60, child £8, family £33.50 / 01476 566116

Sun 2 Nov

£2 plus admission £12.60, child £8, family £33.50 / 01476 566116

Science-Fiction Fun Day & Doctor Who Auction

Sci-Fi and Doctor Who event in aid of The Little Buds Fund which supports the maternity and Special Care Baby Unit at Darent Valley Hospital).

Old Town Hall, Gravesend

Sat 1 Nov

£3; £2 auction (Children £1) / 01474 550025

Breakfast With Santa

Enjoy a Christmas breakfast with Santa and receive a gift.

National Trust: Kedleston Hall, Derby

Sat 6 Dec

£7.50 plus admission £9.23, child £4.59, family £23.04, adv booking required (Children £10 plus admission £9.23, child £4.59, family £23.04, adv… / 01332 842191

Sun 7 Dec

£7.50 plus admission £9.23, child £4.59, family £23.04, adv booking required (Children £10 plus admission £9.23, child £4.59, family £23.04, adv… / 01332 842191

Sat 13 Dec

£7.50 plus admission £9.23, child £4.59, family £23.04, adv booking required (Children £10 plus admission £9.23, child £4.59, family £23.04, adv… / 01332 842191

…and 3 more dates until 21 Dec

National Trust: Baddesley Clinton, Solihull

Sat 1 Nov

£2 plus admission £9.60, child £4.80, family £24 / 01564 783294

  • 11:00 – 15:30 Family Fun Day National Trust: Baddesley Clinton, Solihull

Sun 2 Nov

£2 plus admission £9.60, child £4.80, family £24 / 01564 783294

  • 11:00 – 15:30 Family Fun Day National Trust: Baddesley Clinton, Solihull

Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Sat 1 Nov

Phone for prices / 01392 493493

Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01793 524481

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Indoor Car Boot Sale

Hunt for bargains.

King George's Hall, Blackburn

Sun 16 Nov

Concert Hall

£1 / 01254 582579

Marie Forbes & Sophie Nuzel: The Little Witch

The Little Witch, aged 127.5 years old, engages in her daily six hours' worth of witchcraft exercises but she still cannot get the spells correct. And after getting into trouble at the Walpurgis party, she's got a year to prove herself. An immersive dance-theatre piece, created and directed by Marie Forbes and Sophie Nuzel.

The Place: Robin Howard Dance Theatre, London WC1H

Sat 1 Nov

£8 / 020 7121 1100

North Of England Woodworking And Power Tool Show

Woodworking machinery, materials, services and power tools are available at the show which is now in its 22nd year.

Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate

Fri 21 Nov

£10; £8.50 adv

Sat 22 Nov

£10; £8.50 adv

Sun 23 Nov

£10; £8.50 adv

Santa's Grotto

Visit Santa in his Christmas village, climb into his magic sleigh and receive a special gift.

Dean Castle Country Park, Kilmarnock

Sat 6 Dec

£4–£6 / 01563 554734

Sun 7 Dec

£4–£6 / 01563 554734

Sat 13 Dec

£4–£6 / 01563 554734

…and 3 more dates until 21 Dec

Sets On Saturday (Ages 5-16)

A variety of courses and classes specialising in performing arts.

Bull Theatre, Barnet

Sat 1 Nov

£20 per session / 020 8441 5010

Sat 8 Nov

£20 per session / 020 8441 5010

Sat 15 Nov

£20 per session / 020 8441 5010

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Bookbug Session

Rhymes, stories and songs to stimulate and delight wee ones. Suitable for under threes. Booking is essential.

Balerno Library, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0131 529 5500

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0131 529 5500

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 0131 529 5500

…and 2 more dates until 5 Dec

Blackhall Library, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0131 529 5595

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0131 529 5595

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 0131 529 5595

…and 2 more dates until 5 Dec

Colinton Library, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Nov

Free / 0131 529 5603

Fri 14 Nov

Free / 0131 529 5603

Fri 21 Nov

Free / 0131 529 5603

…and 2 more dates until 5 Dec

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Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Sat 1 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Sun 2 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Mon 3 Nov

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

…and 95 more dates until 10 Feb 2015

Cake, Bake and Food Festival

Hundreds of stalls offering cakes and cakes and other delights to make your tastebuds mighty happy.

Walpole Park, Gosport

Fri 22 May 2015

£10–£15 (5-12 years £5; Under 5 free) / 02393 787613

£12–£30 (Under 13s £5; under 5s free; Seniors £12; Family £29) / 02393 787613

Sat 23 May 2015

£12–£30 (Under 13s £5; under 5s free; Seniors £12; Family £29) / 02393 787613

Sun 24 May 2015

£12–£30 (Under 13s £5; under 5s free; Seniors £12; Family £29) / 02393 787613

Car Boot Sale

Weekend stalls including a craft fair and bike jumble.

The Victoria Bikers Pub, Coalville

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01530 814718

  • 12:00 – 16:00 Car Boot Sale The Victoria Bikers Pub, Coalville

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 01530 814718

  • 12:00 – 16:00 Car Boot Sale The Victoria Bikers Pub, Coalville

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 01530 814718

  • 12:00 – 16:00 Car Boot Sale The Victoria Bikers Pub, Coalville
…and 7 more dates until 30 Nov

Charity Christmas card shop

Cards for Good Causes, the UK's largest multi-charity Christmas card organisation, opens its latest pop-up shop on Friday 17th October in the Union Street Methodist Church, Maidstone.

Union St Methodist Church, Maidstone

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01622 672418

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 01622 672418

Tue 4 Nov

Free / 01622 672418

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Christmas Food And Craft Market

Purchase handmade gifts with entertainment, including seasonal music and a traditional Mummers Play.

National Trust: Belton House, Grantham

Fri 14 Nov

Free, plus admission £11.60, child £7.50, family £31.60 / 01476 566116

Sat 15 Nov

Free, plus admission £11.60, child £7.50, family £31.60 / 01476 566116

Sun 16 Nov

Free, plus admission £11.60, child £7.50, family £31.60 / 01476 566116

Cinderella

  • Written by: Malcolm Stent

Traditional family pantomime suitable for all ages.

Solihull Arts Complex

Sun 14 Dec

£15–£18.50 ( £66) / 0121 704 6962

Sun 21 Dec

£15–£18.50 ( £66) / 0121 704 6962

Wed 24 Dec

£15–£18.50 ( £66) / 0121 704 6962

…and 3 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Enrichment Day

Providing an environment and activities that allow animals to act as if their in their natural habitat is what zoos call 'enrichment'. Make objects in the morning and see the process go down in the afternoon, with keepers on hand to explain the behaviours you see.

Edinburgh Zoo

Sat 1 Nov

Free Included in entry / 0131 334 9171

Family Day

Pinocchio and friends are on hand to take part in exciting activities, with crafts, games, music and face painting making for a fun family day out.

The Castle, Wellingborough

Sat 1 Nov

£3.50 (Children £2 under 16s) / 01933 270007

  • 11:00 – 15:00 Family Day The Castle, Wellingborough

The Games We Play

An exhibition looking at the culture of game playing across centuries and countries.

Scotland Street School Museum, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 333 3282

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 333 3282

Mon 3 Nov

Free / 0141 333 3282

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