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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

Mon 1 Dec

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

Tue 2 Dec

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

Wed 3 Dec

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

…and 15 more dates until 31 Dec

Capital City Roller Derby Doubleheader: A Bridge Too Far

Capital City Roller Derby, Edinburgh's only mens' roller derby league, host its first home game, with a bridge theme. First up it's the Auld Reekie Roller Girls' Cannon Belles v Malmö's Crime City Rollers B followed by Capital City Roller Derby v Bristol Vice Quads. As well as the thrills and spills of roller derby there…

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

£7–£8 (children free) / 0131 661 5351

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

Mon 1 Dec

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

Tue 2 Dec

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

Wed 3 Dec

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

…and 11 more dates until 18 Dec

Championship Boxing: Anthony Joshua v Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson

Anthony Joshua v Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson.

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£45.75–£111.75 / 0844 856 0202

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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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

Mon 1 Dec

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

Check website for Christmas opening hours

Tue 2 Dec

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

Check website for Christmas opening hours

…and 22 more dates until 2 Jan 2015

AWT Afternoon Flat

Featuring Group 3 races the September Stakes and Sirenia Stakes.

Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames

Mon 1 Dec

£12–£19; £9 adv

Mon 8 Dec

£12–£19; £9 adv

Tue 16 Dec

£12–£19; £9 adv

Mon 22 Dec

£12–£19; £9 adv

Chequered Flag Duathlon

A duathlon held on a motorsport racing track. Run two laps of the Knockhill track (5k), cyclo-cross five laps off road track (10k) and run one lap of the Knockhill track (3k).

Knockhill Racing Circuit, Dunfermline

Sat 13 Dec

01383 723337

Musselburgh Racecourse

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£15–£29 / 0131 665 2859

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

2014 British FIM Speedway Grand Prix

Brit World Champion Tai Woffinden is up against three riders with six World Championships between them in Greg Hancock, Nicki Pedersen and Chris Holder. Also in action is fellow Brit Chris Harris, having been handed a permanent Wild Card for this year's series.

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Sat 4 Jul 2015

£29–£100 / 08442 777 888

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Afternoon Racing

A flat race meeting.

Wolverhampton Racecourse

Tue 2 Dec

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

Mon 22 Dec

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

AWT Twilight Flat

A flat race meeting.

Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames

Wed 3 Dec

£12–£19; £9 adv

Thu 4 Dec

£12–£19; £9 adv

Wed 10 Dec

£12–£19; £9 adv

…and 3 more dates until 18 Dec

Lymington Table Tennis Club

Sports and social activities.

Lymington Community Centre

Wed 3 Dec

Phone for prices / 01590 672337

Wed 10 Dec

Phone for prices / 01590 672337

Wed 17 Dec

Phone for prices / 01590 672337

Superslam Wrestling

Grappling action.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 10 Jan 2015

Concert Hall

£15 (Children £10) / 020 8688 9291

Tea Dance

If you enjoy dancing to the sounds of the 40's/50's/60's and meeting other like minded people, we'd love to welcome you.

Viables Community Centre, Basingstoke

Fri 5 Dec

£2 / 01256 473634

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Tea Dance Viables Community Centre, Basingstoke

Fri 12 Dec

£2 / 01256 473634

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Tea Dance Viables Community Centre, Basingstoke

Fri 19 Dec

£2 / 01256 473634

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Tea Dance Viables Community Centre, Basingstoke
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David Lloyd Sports Centre, York

Sun 30 Nov

Phone for prices

Sun 7 Dec

Phone for prices

Sun 14 Dec

Phone for prices

Sun 21 Dec

Phone for prices

WWE Live – Wrestlemania Revenge

The ultimate in 'sports entertainment' as the real deal WWE superstars of US wrestling bring the pain to the UK.

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Mon 13 Apr 2015

£20–£70 / 0844 248 1585

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Sun 12 Apr 2015

£30–£60 / 02920 224488

Phones 4u Arena, Manchester

Sun 12 Apr 2015

£25–£70 / 0844 847 8000

Adult Climbing (Over 19s)

A variety of rock climbing courses for all abilities.

OPEN, Norwich

Sat 29 Nov

£5 adv booking required / 01603 763111

Sat 6 Dec

£5 adv booking required / 01603 763111

Sat 13 Dec

£5 adv booking required / 01603 763111

Sat 20 Dec

£5 adv booking required / 01603 763111

An Afternoon with World Swimming Champion, Ollie Hynd (MBE)

An afternoon of fundraising, meet and greets, photos and even a spot of adventure golf Commonwealth Gold medalist swimmer Ollie Hynd.

The Lost City, Nottingham

Fri 12 Dec

£3.50–£5.50 / 0115 985 9455

Email venue to reserve a place.

Arenacross

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

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£19–£39 / 0844 493 6666

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The Babcock Trophy: Army v Navy

The Army and Navy rugby teams compete for the Babcock Trophy. Where the RAF not invited?

Twickenham Stadium, London TW2

Sat 9 May 2015

£20

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

Badminton

Regular badminton class.

Peepul Centre, Leicester

Sat 29 Nov

Phone for prices / 0116 261 6000

  • 13:00 – 15:30 Badminton Peepul Centre, Leicester

Sat 6 Dec

Phone for prices / 0116 261 6000

  • 13:00 – 15:30 Badminton Peepul Centre, Leicester

Sat 13 Dec

Phone for prices / 0116 261 6000

  • 13:00 – 15:30 Badminton Peepul Centre, Leicester

Sat 20 Dec

Phone for prices / 0116 261 6000

  • 13:00 – 15:30 Badminton Peepul Centre, Leicester

Townsend Hall, Shipston-on-Stour

Mon 1 Dec

Phone for prices / 07800 771 368

  • 17:00 – 18:00 Badminton Townsend Hall, Shipston-on-Stour

Mon 8 Dec

Phone for prices / 07800 771 368

  • 17:00 – 18:00 Badminton Townsend Hall, Shipston-on-Stour

Mon 15 Dec

Phone for prices / 07800 771 368

  • 17:00 – 18:00 Badminton Townsend Hall, Shipston-on-Stour

Ballet Body Sculpture

Ballet fitness classes designed for women to develop good posture, core strength, flexibility, toned body line, balance and coordination. The programme combines pilates, ballet, stretching and NLP unique mind and body connection. No previous experience in ballet or fitness is necessary to join the classes – you can start…

David Lloyd Kensington, London SW7

Sat 29 Nov

£20–£25 / 020 7341 6400

Sat 6 Dec

£20–£25 / 020 7341 6400

Sat 13 Dec

£20–£25 / 020 7341 6400

…and 16 more dates until 4 Apr 2015

Barbell Weightlifting Club

Bodybuilding club.

Brentwood Centre

Sat 29 Nov

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

Sat 6 Dec

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

Sat 13 Dec

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

Sat 20 Dec

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

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