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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)

Musselburgh Racecourse

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£15–£29 / 0131 665 2859

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

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

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

Wed 26 Nov

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

Check website for Christmas opening hours

Thu 27 Nov

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

Check website for Christmas opening hours

Fri 28 Nov

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

Check website for Christmas opening hours

…and 24 more dates until 2 Jan 2015

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

Thu 27 Nov

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

Fri 28 Nov

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

Mon 1 Dec

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

…and 13 more dates until 18 Dec back to top

Zumba: Workshop

Depending on energy levels, zumba yourself silly, until your heart's content, or like there's no tomorrow.

Crystal Leisure Centre, Stourbridge

Wed 3 Dec

£4.70

Wed 10 Dec

£4.70

Wed 17 Dec

£4.70

…and 2 more dates until 31 Dec

Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre

Fri 28 Nov

Studio One

Phone for prices / 01438 363200

Fri 5 Dec

Studio One

Phone for prices / 01438 363200

Fri 12 Dec

Studio One

Phone for prices / 01438 363200

Fri 19 Dec

Studio One

Phone for prices / 01438 363200

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

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

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

…and 26 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

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

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

Dereck Chisora v Tyson Fury

Championship boxing with Chisora v Fury.

ExCel, London E16

Sat 29 Nov

prices vary / 020 7069 5000

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WildHearts 5k Santa Run 2014

Santa's on the run this Christmas (but he can also jog or walk) in this 5k event. However they travel, participants are encouraged to raise funds for Scottish charity WildHearts.

Inverness Leisure

Sun 7 Dec

£15 (Under 13s £10) / 01463 667500

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen

Sun 14 Dec

£15 (Under 13s £10)

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

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

Tue 2 Dec

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

Mon 22 Dec

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

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.

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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

Thu 27 Nov

£12–£19; £9 adv

Wed 3 Dec

£12–£19; £9 adv

Thu 4 Dec

£12–£19; £9 adv

…and 4 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 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 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

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

Bowls Club

Regular bowling club.

Memorial Hall, Newport

Fri 28 Nov

Phone for prices / 01495 243252

  • 13:00 – 16:00 Bowls Club Memorial Hall, Newport

Fri 5 Dec

Phone for prices / 01495 243252

  • 13:00 – 16:00 Bowls Club Memorial Hall, Newport

Fri 12 Dec

Phone for prices / 01495 243252

  • 13:00 – 16:00 Bowls Club Memorial Hall, Newport
…and 5 more dates until 30 Jan 2015

Lymington Community Centre

Tue 2 Dec

Phone for prices / 01590 672337

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

Wed 3 Dec

Phone for prices / 01590 672337

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

Tue 9 Dec

Phone for prices / 01590 672337

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Bridge Lymington Community Centre
…and 3 more dates until 17 Dec back to top