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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.

George Square, Glasgow

Thu 27 Nov

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

Emirates Arena, Glasgow

Sun 23 Nov

£5–£8 per day; £14 for whole championship / 0141 287 7000

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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

Wed 26 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

Thu 27 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

Fri 28 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

…and 27 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

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

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 24 Nov

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

Tue 25 Nov

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

Wed 26 Nov

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

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Top Gear

Top Gear Live, in association with Live Nation, have announced that it will embark on its first ever UK-wide arena tour with the presenters set to perform their latest and greatest stunts in arenas up and down the country including Odyssey Arena.

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£35–£95 / 0844 800 0400

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£35–£95 / 0844 800 0400

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£35–£95 / 0844 493 6666

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£35–£95 / 0844 493 6666

Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Sat 6 Jun 2015

£35–£95 / 0114 256 5656

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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

Afternoon Racing

A flat race meeting.

Wolverhampton Racecourse

Mon 24 Nov

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

Tue 2 Dec

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

Mon 22 Dec

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

American Wrestling Presented by W3L

Big characters and bigger body slams at this family friendly American-style wrestling show featuring stars from the World Wide Wrestling League.

The Bleachingfield Centre, Dunbar

Sun 23 Nov

£12 (£10; Family £35)

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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

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

AWT Twilight Flat

A flat race meeting.

Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames

Wed 26 Nov

£12–£19; £9 adv

Thu 27 Nov

£12–£19; £9 adv

Wed 3 Dec

£12–£19; £9 adv

…and 5 more dates until 18 Dec

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 25 Nov

Sports Hall

Phone for prices / 01904 552424

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

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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 24 Nov

Phone for prices / 07800 771 368

  • 17:00 – 18:00 Badminton 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

The Big Game

Harlequins take on defending Aviva Premiership and European Challenge Cup Champions Northampton Saints.

Twickenham Stadium, London TW2

Sat 27 Dec

£15–£125

Lymington Community Centre

Tue 25 Nov

Phone for prices / 01590 672337

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Bridge Lymington Community Centre

Wed 26 Nov

Phone for prices / 01590 672337

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Bridge Lymington Community Centre

Tue 2 Dec

Phone for prices / 01590 672337

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Bridge Lymington Community Centre
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Bridge: Turner

Practice session for improvers.

Lymington Community Centre

Mon 24 Nov

Phone for prices / 01590 672337

Mon 1 Dec

Phone for prices / 01590 672337

Mon 8 Dec

Phone for prices / 01590 672337

Mon 15 Dec

Phone for prices / 01590 672337

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

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

Christmas Party Night

Seven flat races followed by evening entertainment.

Wolverhampton Racecourse

Sat 6 Dec

£20 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

Sat 13 Dec

£20 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

Christmas Skate Jam

Sure, it may be cold and wet and a tad icy out, but there's no reason not to keep on skating. Luckily, there's an indoor skatepark just waiting for you to let loose on its ramps for a day of festive jollity on wheels. There's a kids' jam at 1.45pm, followed by a girls' jam, then a full jam for all. There's also…

theSPACE, North Berwick

Sat 13 Dec

£5 / 01620 892191

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