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An Fhèis Mhòr: Scotland's Festival Of Paddlesport

Celebrate the diversity of paddlesport (that's canoeing and kayaking, mostly) at this watery festival featuring the Canoe Polo tournament and Pool Slalom competitions. There's also the thrilling Tay Descent race to watch as its competitors journey down the rapids to Perth, and the National Indoor Kayak Championships…

Various venues, Perth

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Dive 2014

The UK's biggest event for divers, the annual NEC Birmingham Dive Show you'll find plenty to enjoy in an exhibition hall boasting around 250 exhibitors, plus two try-dive pools, special features and free talks by diving's leading experts.

NEC, Birmingham

Sun 26 Oct

Halls 9 - 10

£12.50; £9 adv / 0121 780 4141

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

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 287 2660

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

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0141 287 2660

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

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Adventurers Riverside Museum, Glasgow
…and 136 more dates until 13 Mar 2015

The Mucky Mudder

Join the latest trend in endurance sport – mud running. In this case a five mile run, tackling obstacles with plenty of mud along the way. Take part as an individual or team and raise funds for Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

Green Park, Aston Clinton

Sun 16 Nov

£30 / 01442 820740

Entry fee includes a Mucky Mudder t-shirt and water along the route.

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 back to top

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 1 Nov

Free

Sat 8 Nov

Free

Sat 15 Nov

Free

…and 6 more dates until 27 Dec

Wimbledon

Britain's beloved Grand Slam tennis tournament on grass. The home crowd turns out in force for Scottish star player Andy Murray, as well as Laura Robson and a host of international players contesting the trophies.

The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, London SW19

Mon 29 Jun 2015

Phone for prices

  • 11:30 Wimbledon The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, London

Tue 30 Jun 2015

Phone for prices

  • 11:30 Wimbledon The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, London

Wed 1 Jul 2015

Phone for prices

  • 11:30 Wimbledon The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, London
…and 11 more dates until 12 Jul 2015

The Art of Golf: The Story of Scotland's National Sport

A major overview of the role of golf in Scotland's national life, which by a complete coincidence is on view before, during and immediately after the 2014 Ryder Cup tournament in Gleneagles. Many classic images of the game are present, including Charles Lees' The Golfers (1847), and pictures by Rembrandt, Sir Henry…

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

Barbell Weightlifting Club

Bodybuilding club.

Brentwood Centre

Sat 1 Nov

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

Sat 8 Nov

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

Sat 15 Nov

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

…and 5 more dates until 20 Dec

The Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic

Need some parts and spares to get the hog back on the road for summer? This show has a plethora of classic bike traders, dealers and autojumble plots as well as plenty of classics on display to show to get you inspired to finish your restoration project.

Newark Showground

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£7 in advance; £9 on the door (Children free) / 01507 529430

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£7 in advance; £9 on the door (Children free) / 01507 529430

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MoRunning Glasgow

Mo Bros and their supportive Mo Sistas can grow their facial hair/stick or draw it on and run 5k or 10k around Glasgow Green to raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Charity. Fancy dress is actively encouraged with a prize for the best get up.

Glasgow Green

Sat 8 Nov

£16–£20 for the 5k; £22–£28 for the 10k

Early bird prices available until 15 Oct.

Musselburgh Racecourse

Thu 6 Nov

£15–£29 / 0131 665 2859

First Day of Jumps Season. First race begins at 1pm.

Fri 7 Nov

£15–£29 / 0131 665 2859

Jump race fixture with the first race beginning at 1pm.

Fri 28 Nov

£15–£29 / 0131 665 2859

The Saltire - St Andrew's Raceday. Jump race fixture with the first race beginning at 12.10pm.

…and 6 more dates until 11 Feb 2015

Neil Howard Stage Rally and Fireworks

Motorsport day followed by fireworks display.

Oulton Park Circuit, Tarporley

Sat 8 Nov

£10 Adults Advance (Children free under 13) / 08709 509 000

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals

A chance to see the top eight singles players and doubles teams of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) compete in the end of season championships. The tournament is played indoors on hard courts at the London O2 so there's no worries about weather delays. A round-robin format as opposed to the knock-out…

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Sun 9 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

Mon 10 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

Tue 11 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

…and 4 more dates until 15 Nov

Camperdown parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run in Camperdown Country 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 friendly and…

Camperdown Country Park, Dundee

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sat 8 Nov

Free

Sat 15 Nov

Free

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Crofton Seniors Table Tennis (Over 55s)

Table tennis for players aged 55 and over.

Crofton Community Centre, Fareham

Tue 28 Oct

Phone for prices / 01329 662821

Fri 31 Oct

Phone for prices / 01329 662821

Tue 4 Nov

Phone for prices / 01329 662821

…and 7 more dates until 28 Nov

Edinburgh Christmas Run

Raise funds for a range of worthy charities with this festive 5k around Inverleith Park. Times and positions are recorded, plus there are first, second and third place prizes and a medal/goody bag combo for all runners.

Inverleith Park, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Dec

£0–£20

Eglinton parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run in Eglinton Country 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 friendly and…

Eglinton Country Park & Visitor Centre, Irvine

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 01294 551776

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 01294 551776

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 01294 551776

…and 6 more dates until 27 Dec

Farm Fest - Family Fun Day At The Grainary

The first ever Farm Fest will be taking place at The Grainary in Harwood Dale,Scarborough on26th October 2014 at 12pm until 4pm. Apple Pressing, Local Business Products and Fun to be had by all.

The Grainary Hotel, Scarborough

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 01723 870 026

James Ramsay Park, Fraserburgh

Sun 16 Nov

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Glasgow Santa Dash

A five kilometre fun run dressed as jolly old Saint Nic. As well as working off some of those festive mince pies the race raises funds for worthy causes such as the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow.

George Square, Glasgow

Sun 7 Dec

£15 (Children £5)

Entry fee includes Santa suit.

The Great Edinburgh Santa Fun Run

It's a wonder Santa can run anywhere after all those mince pies, but never the less, run he does. Thousands of him. All to raise funds for the 'When You Wish Upon a Star' charity to grant Christmas wishes to sick children. Price includes a Santa suit to keep (or elf hat for kids).

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Dec

£10 (Children 5–11 £5; Children 2–4 £2.50) / 01357 529950

Ticket price includes Santa suit and medal. All participants are asked to raise £20.14 for the charity. Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

International Horse Show

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

Olympia, London W14

Tue 16 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.

Wed 17 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.

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.

…and 4 more dates until 22 Dec

Monikie Winter Duathlon Series

Series of duathlons based in and around Monikie Country Park over the winter months.

Monikie Country Park, Dundee

Sun 14 Dec

01382 370202

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