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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

Sat 29 Nov

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

Sun 30 Nov

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

Mon 1 Dec

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

…and 29 more dates until 31 Dec

Perth parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run in North Inch and Riverside park. 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…

North Inch Park, Perth

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Sat 6 Dec

Free

Sat 13 Dec

Free

…and 2 more dates until 27 Dec

Manchester Ice Rink

Skate under the stars this Christmas at Manchester's only outdoor ice rink. The rink is open to skaters of all abilities and offers skating aids, in the shape of penguins and seals, for younger children.

Spinningfields Ice Rink, Manchester

Sat 29 Nov

£9–£10 (Children £7–£9; Family £23–£30; Students £8) / 0161 820 9718

Sun 30 Nov

£9–£10 (Children £7–£9; Family £23–£30; Students £8) / 0161 820 9718

Sat 6 Dec

£9–£10 (Children £7–£9; Family £23–£30; Students £8) / 0161 820 9718

…and 19 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

The Ice Rink

Whizz about the ice rink on the Piazza or grab a spot of festive fayre in The Lodge, a festive pop-up concept from the team behind The Dockyard, where you can watch the skaters zooming and slipping about.

MediaCityUK, Salford

Sat 29 Nov

£5–£7 (Children £5)

Sun 30 Nov

£5–£7 (Children £5)

Mon 1 Dec

£5–£7 (Children £5)

…and 23 more dates until 24 Dec

Kilomathon

Branch out from the standard 5k, 10k, half marathon races and get a new distance under your belt. Kilomathon offers distances of 13.1k and 6.2k for adults with a 2.62k race for children. The route starts at Ocean Terminal in Leith and follows traffic free cycle routes to a glorious finish in Murrayfield stadium.

Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh

Sun 29 Mar 2015

£16.98–£19.98 (Children £8.98) / 0131 555 8888

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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

Sat 29 Nov

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sun 30 Nov

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Mon 1 Dec

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 34 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show

One of the largest exhibitions for adventurous people, whether you're interested in walking, hiking, climbing, watersports or more.

ExCel, London E16

Fri 13 Feb 2015

Free-£40 / 020 7069 5000

Sat 14 Feb 2015

Free-£40 / 020 7069 5000

Sun 15 Feb 2015

Free-£40 / 020 7069 5000

Bike Station Christmas Fayre

Check out the bicycle powered Christmas tree, pick up some winter riding advice and shop for a new or refurbished bike for Christmas. The Bike Station is offering a free cycle helmet with every new kid's bike sold, because road safety is not just for Christmas.

Glasgow Bike Station

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0141 248 5409

Edinburgh Christmas Walk

A wintery walk through the Botanic Garden, by the Water of Leith and finishing in Inverleith park via Stockbridge. All walkers get a medal and a goody bag.

Inverleith Park, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Dec

£0–£20 / 0131 208 2500

M&D's On Ice

It wouldn't be Christmas without a spot of ice skating. M&D's open air ice rink returns, offering kids and adults alike a chance to show off their skating skills. Spectators can enjoy festive food and drink in Santa's Inn.

M&D's Scotland's Theme Park, Motherwell

Sat 29 Nov

£6.25–£7.75 (Children £5.25–£5.95; Family £19.75–£23.45; one adult & a child under 5 £8.25–£9.75) / 01698 333777

Wed 3 Dec

£6.25–£7.75 (Children £5.25–£5.95; Family £19.75–£23.45; one adult & a child under 5 £8.25–£9.75) / 01698 333777

Thu 4 Dec

£6.25–£7.75 (Children £5.25–£5.95; Family £19.75–£23.45; one adult & a child under 5 £8.25–£9.75) / 01698 333777

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Motorcycle Live

The very best in products and accessories to cater for all types of rider, along with the latest innovations in protective clothing, bike accessories and parts, with experts on hand to offer advice.

NEC, Birmingham

Sat 29 Nov

Halls 2 - 4

£17 (Children £7; Seniors £11) / 0121 780 4141

Sun 30 Nov

Halls 2 - 4

£17 (Children £7; Seniors £11) / 0121 780 4141

Selfridges Ice Rink

Try your ice skating skills at this rink adorned with Christmas lights. Trained marshalls are on hand if you need some tips to get you away from the barrier. If you don't fancy taking to the ice you can enjoy a warm drink and festive snack and watch others attempt the pirouettes.

Selfridges, Manchester

Fri 28 Nov

£7.50–£9.50; £25–£30 (Children £5.50–£7.50) / 0800 123 400

Check website for Christmas opening hours

Sat 29 Nov

£7.50–£9.50; £25–£30 (Children £5.50–£7.50) / 0800 123 400

Check website for Christmas opening hours

Sun 30 Nov

£7.50–£9.50; £25–£30 (Children £5.50–£7.50) / 0800 123 400

Check website for Christmas opening hours

…and 33 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Swimming Lessons

Kids' swimming lessons for all abilities.

Craighalbert Centre, Cumbernauld

Sun 30 Nov

£67.50 for a 9 week course / 0161 764 2224

Sun 7 Dec

£67.50 for a 9 week course / 0161 764 2224

Sun 14 Dec

£67.50 for a 9 week course / 0161 764 2224

…and 27 more dates until 28 Jun 2015

6th UK Cold Water Swimming Championships

The original cold water swimming championships is back for 2015. Take the plunge and join hundreds of swimmers in our series of fun races - all in water as cold as 1C! Take part in the Big Splash jump-in or get crafty and enter the Best Hat Contest.

Tooting Bec Lido, London SW16

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£8 registration; £12 individual race; £2 spectator

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

Mon 1 Dec

£3 (Family £10) / 01224 522984

Tue 2 Dec

£3 (Family £10) / 01224 522984

Wed 3 Dec

£3 (Family £10) / 01224 522984

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Aberdeen parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run along the Beach Esplanade. 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 and…

Beach Esplanade, Aberdeen

Sat 29 Nov

Free

Sat 6 Dec

Free

Sat 13 Dec

Free

…and 2 more dates until 27 Dec

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

Sat 29 Nov

Free / 0141 287 2660

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

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0141 287 2660

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

Mon 1 Dec

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Adventurers Riverside Museum, Glasgow
…and 102 more dates until 13 Mar 2015

Aerobics And Body Toning Workout

A low impact aerobics workout and body toning exercises. A fun way to get fit and in shape all year round. Designed using a variety of exercise styles to keep you motivated.

Mill Art And Events Centre, Rayleigh

Wed 3 Dec

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Wed 10 Dec

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Wed 17 Dec

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Afternoon Racing

A flat race meeting.

Wolverhampton Racecourse

Mon 1 Dec

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

Mon 15 Dec

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

The Ashridge Trail Half Marathon

Run 13.1 miles of off-road trail through 2000 acres of woodland to raise funds for Rennie Grove Hospice Care. The event is open to all abilities levels and supporters can enjoy a relaxing picnic in the countryside while you get your sweat on.

Ashridge House, Berkhamsted

Sun 7 Jun 2015

£20 before 31st December 2014; £25 after / 01442 820740

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ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon 2015

The UK's flattest, fastest and friendliest marathon featuring a superfast course, great entertainment, outstanding crowd support and glorious finish at Manchester United Football Club. Medal and ASICS technical t-shirt for all finishers. Entry open.

Old Trafford, Manchester

Sun 19 Apr 2015

£50 / 0161 868 8000

Atrium Ice Rink

Ice skating for all at Westfield this Christmas season. There are themed and bumper sessions, family entertainment and live DJs, plus performances on the Westfield Presents stage.

The Atrium, London W12

Sat 29 Nov

Prices vary

Sun 30 Nov

Prices vary

Mon 1 Dec

Prices vary

…and 33 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Avalanche Awareness Course

One day course for winter walkers looking to improve their knowledge of snow and avalanches. The course will involve an indoor introduction to avalanche theory followed by a practical session on the hill.

Nevis Range, Fort William

Sat 20 Dec

Members £45

Sun 21 Dec

Members £45

Energise, York

Tue 2 Dec

Sports Hall

Phone for prices / 01904 552424

Tue 9 Dec

Sports Hall

Phone for prices / 01904 552424

Tue 16 Dec

Sports Hall

Phone for prices / 01904 552424

Bacon Buttie Morning

Start your day off right before having a bacon buttie after hitting the pool.

Chesham Swim and Gym

Fri 5 Dec

£3 / 01494 776975

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£3 / 01494 776975

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£3 / 01494 776975

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