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Aberdeen Ice Rink

Get your skates on and enjoy some festive sporting action at the ice rink. There are aids for the smaller skaters, in the shape of jolly orange seals.

Union Terrace Gardens, Aberdeen

Thu 18 Dec

£3 (Family £10) / 01224 522984

Fri 19 Dec

£3 (Family £10) / 01224 522984

Sat 20 Dec

£3 (Family £10) / 01224 522984

…and 16 more dates until 5 Jan 2015

Glasgow on Ice

A chance to perfect your pirouettes (or at least let go of the side) as George Square's open air ice rink returns for another year accompanied by non-stop music. There are funfair rides (including the return of the Big Wheel), free activities for families in the Christmas Workshop and themed nights on the rink including…

George Square, Glasgow

Wed 17 Dec

£8–£12 (£6–£10; Children £6–£9; Family £29–£35)

Thu 18 Dec

£8–£12 (£6–£10; Children £6–£9; Family £29–£35)

Fri 19 Dec

£8–£12 (£6–£10; Children £6–£9; Family £29–£35)

…and 11 more dates until 31 Dec

Loony Dook

Dive into 2015 with a dip off South Queensferry. Gather for the parade, led by the Beastie Drummers, and watch as the swimmers freeze their proverbials off under the iconic Forth Rail Bridge.

South Queensferry

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£9 registration fee / 0844 573 8455

Night Run

A night run with two courses to choose from.

National Trust: Gibside, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 13 Feb 2015

Times to be confirmed / £7–£17.50 / 01207 541820

National Trust: Longshaw Estate, Sheffield

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£7–£17.50 / 01433 631708

  • 18:00 Night Run National Trust: Longshaw Estate, Sheffield

National Trust: Lyme Park, Stockport

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£7–£17.50 / 01663 762023

  • 16:00 – 20:00 Night Run National Trust: Lyme Park, Stockport

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Boxing Day Racing

An afternoon of seven flat races.

Wolverhampton Racecourse

Fri 26 Dec

£25 Premier; £15 Grandstand / 01902 390000

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MHOR Festival

A huge array of activities are on offer at this festival, including baking competitions, food prepared by star Scottish chefs and many more activities for kids and adults alike. Previous festivals have featured a barbeque and a hog roast.

Monachyle Mhor, Lochearnhead

Sat 23 May 2015

Times & prices vary / 01877 384622

Sun 24 May 2015

Times & prices vary / 01877 384622

Musselburgh Racecourse

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£20–£43.50 / 0131 665 2859

New Years Day Race Meeting. Jump race fixture with the first race beginning at 12.30pm.

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£15–£29 / 0131 665 2859

Jump race fixture with the first race beginning at 1.10pm

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£15–£29 / 0131 665 2859

Jump race fixture with the first race beginning at 1.40pm.

…and 2 more dates until 11 Feb 2015

Princes Street Gardens Ice Rink

Glide like an angel, or fall like a toddler; have fun either way on the ice rink set below Edinburgh Castle, a now traditional feature of the city's Christmas fun. Lessons are available on Tuesdays and Fridays from 4pm–6pm.

East Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Wed 17 Dec

£9 (£5; Family £20)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 18 Dec

£9 (£5; Family £20)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Fri 19 Dec

£9 (£5; Family £20)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 15 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Triathlon Show London

Experienced triathletes and novices scouting out their first race can enjoy equipment stands, professional advice and demonstrations.

ExCel, London E16

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£50 from free to / 020 7069 5000

Fri 13 Feb 2015

£50 from free to / 020 7069 5000

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£50 from free to / 020 7069 5000

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£50 from free to / 020 7069 5000

TweedLove Bike Festival

Chosen as a Homecoming 2014 event, TweedLove is ten days of bike riding and good times in the iconic Tweed Valley in the Scottish Borders. TweedLove encompasses all things cycling – from road and mountain bike races that attract pro cyclists to family rides through Peebles town centre and informal jaunts into the hills…

Various Venues, Peebles

Sun 17 May 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 555 0044

Mon 18 May 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 555 0044

Tue 19 May 2015

Times & prices vary / 0131 555 0044

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Vintage and Post Vintage Thoroughbreds

The annual MAC Vintage meeting in association with the Vintage Sports Car Club features cars that have been competing at Shelsley since they were first build just after WWI.

Shelsley Walsh Hillclimb, Worcester

Sun 5 Jul 2015

£15 (Children free) / 01886 812211

No dogs are allowed at the venue.

Arenacross

White knuckle indoor dirt bike racing and freestyle motocross – all set to a laser show and exhilarating soundtrack.

LG Arena, Birmingham

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£19–£39 / 0844 338 8000

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£19–£39 / 0844 493 6666

Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£19–£39 / 0114 256 5656

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Colour Me Happy 5K

A very colourful run from Isabel Hospice, where participants start off in white, and as the 5k run progresses they get covered in multi-coloured powder paint. This event is for ages 5+, though runners aged 5–15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Leventhorpe School Fields, Sawbridgeworth

Sun 26 Jul 2015

Prices vary

Harlem Globetrotters

The Harlem Globetrotters, known for their international basketball skills, perform some of their best tricks and slams. Check out the skills of Special K Daley, Big Easy Lofton, Flight Time Lang and the rest.

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Tue 21 Apr 2015

£15–£45 / 0871 945 6000

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Thu 23 Apr 2015

£15–£45 / 0844 412 4624

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Wed 22 Apr 2015

£15–£45 / 0844 800 0400

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Ice Skating

Ready, set, skate! The real ice rink has returned to Frosts Garden Centre with a series of special skating sessions including Skate with Frosty the Snowman, Disco on Ice and the New Year's day skate.

Frosts Garden Centre, Bedford

Wed 17 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £8.99 (Children £7.99; adult and toddler under four £14.99) / 0800 954 9484

Thu 18 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £8.99 (Children £7.99; adult and toddler under four £14.99) / 0800 954 9484

Fri 19 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £8.99 (Children £7.99; adult and toddler under four £14.99) / 0800 954 9484

…and 16 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Frosts Garden Centre, Milton Keynes

Wed 17 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £8.99 (Children £7.99; adult & child under four £14.99) / 0800 954 9484

Thu 18 Dec

Times to be confirmed / £8.99 (Children £7.99; adult & child under four £14.99) / 0800 954 9484

Fri 19 Dec

£14.99 / 0800 954 9484

Disco On Ice

  • 19:00 – 22:00 Ice Skating Frosts Garden Centre, Milton Keynes

Times to be confirmed / £8.99 (Children £7.99; adult & child under four £14.99) / 0800 954 9484

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International Horse Show

Showcase of equestrian skills with competitions in Show Jumping, Dressage and Extreme Carriage Driving.

Olympia, London W14

Thu 18 Dec

£15–£61 / 0871 230 5580

This year’s headline acts include the Ukrainian Cossack Stunt Team and the Mounted Branch of the Metropolitan Police plus the Shetland Pony Grand National, the Kennel Club Dog Agility and the Alltech Christmas Puissance competition.

Fri 19 Dec

£15–£61 / 0871 230 5580

This year’s headline acts include the Ukrainian Cossack Stunt Team and the Mounted Branch of the Metropolitan Police plus the Shetland Pony Grand National, the Kennel Club Dog Agility and the Alltech Christmas Puissance competition.

Sat 20 Dec

£15–£61 / 0871 230 5580

This year’s headline acts include the Ukrainian Cossack Stunt Team and the Mounted Branch of the Metropolitan Police plus the Shetland Pony Grand National, the Kennel Club Dog Agility and the Alltech Christmas Puissance competition.

…and 2 more dates until 22 Dec

Limekilns Breakfast Dip

It's New Year's Day – what else is there to do than go for a dip in the Forth? It's all for charity mind, with proceeds going to Fife Young Carers.

Limekilns Beach, Dunfermline

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£10

Parkour Class for Women

Get free running in this class which is taught by Scotland's only female qualified parkour coach.

Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 24 Dec

Free / 07936 775833

Wed 7 Jan 2015

Free / 07936 775833

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Free / 07936 775833

Kelvinbridge, Glasgow

Tue 23 Dec

Free on Tue 2 Sep only; £10 for other sessions / 07936 775833

Tue 30 Dec

Free on Tue 2 Sep only; £10 for other sessions / 07936 775833

Tue 6 Jan 2015

Free on Tue 2 Sep only; £10 for other sessions / 07936 775833

Rock'n'Roll Ping Pong

Free table tennis club with DJs Ding and Dong providing the music. If you're feeling brave enough it's £1 to enter the sudden death tournament (strictly amateurs), and the winner takes home the cash.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 0131 558 8844

Sun 25 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 558 8844

Squash Club

Enjoy a session of the popular racket sport.

Brentwood Centre

Sun 21 Dec

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

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St Andrew Square Ice Rink

Edinburgh city centre now boasts, not one, but two ice rinks for the festive season. The new circular rink at St Andrew Square allows you glide all the way round the Melville Monument.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Wed 17 Dec

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Thu 18 Dec

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Fri 19 Dec

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 16 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Ten Fundamental Treasures Qigong Course

A ten week course exploring Quigong – the art of working with energy.

Shawlands Academy, Glasgow

Wed 14 Jan 2015

£7 per class; £50 for a ten-week block / 0141 582 0210

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£7 per class; £50 for a ten-week block / 0141 582 0210

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£7 per class; £50 for a ten-week block / 0141 582 0210

…and 7 more dates until 18 Mar 2015

Adventurers

See and learn about the machines which have been the choice mode of transport for rebels, hellraisers and anyone wanting to annoy their mother.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Thu 18 Dec

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Adventurers Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Fri 19 Dec

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Adventurers Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Adventurers Riverside Museum, Glasgow
…and 83 more dates until 13 Mar 2015

AWT Twilight Flat

A flat race meeting.

Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames

Thu 18 Dec

£12–£19; £9 adv

Beginner's Running Course – Couch to 5k

Glasgow Frontrunners LGBT running club host a beginners course to get you from the couch to completing your fist 5k in just nine weeks.

The Arc, Glasgow

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£16 for 9 weeks (£10) / 0141 331 8633

Beginners are welcome at the club at any time, but the beginners course operates best for everyone if participants join by week two at the latest. Course runs 8 Jan–5 Mar.

Thu 15 Jan 2015

£16 for 9 weeks (£10) / 0141 331 8633

Beginners are welcome at the club at any time, but the beginners course operates best for everyone if participants join by week two at the latest. Course runs 8 Jan–5 Mar.

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£16 for 9 weeks (£10) / 0141 331 8633

Beginners are welcome at the club at any time, but the beginners course operates best for everyone if participants join by week two at the latest. Course runs 8 Jan–5 Mar.

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