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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

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Zumba: Workshop

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

Bolton Arena

Thu 27 Nov

£4.75 / 01204 488100

Thu 4 Dec

£4.75 / 01204 488100

Thu 11 Dec

£4.75 / 01204 488100

Thu 18 Dec

£4.75 / 01204 488100

Brampton Manor Country Club, Chesterfield

Mon 1 Dec

Phone for prices / 01246 277 760

  • 19:00 – 20:00 Zumba: Workshop Brampton Manor Country Club, Chesterfield

Mon 8 Dec

Phone for prices / 01246 277 760

  • 19:00 – 20:00 Zumba: Workshop Brampton Manor Country Club, Chesterfield

Mon 15 Dec

Phone for prices / 01246 277 760

  • 19:00 – 20:00 Zumba: Workshop Brampton Manor Country Club, Chesterfield

Mon 22 Dec

Phone for prices / 01246 277 760

  • 19:00 – 20:00 Zumba: Workshop Brampton Manor Country Club, Chesterfield

Castle Farm Recreation Centre, Kenilworth

Tue 2 Dec

£5 / 01926 850550

  • 19:00 – 20:00 Zumba: Workshop Castle Farm Recreation Centre, Kenilworth

Tue 9 Dec

£5 / 01926 850550

  • 19:00 – 20:00 Zumba: Workshop Castle Farm Recreation Centre, Kenilworth

Tue 16 Dec

£5 / 01926 850550

  • 19:00 – 20:00 Zumba: Workshop Castle Farm Recreation Centre, Kenilworth

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…and at 9 other places

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

Thu 27 Nov

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Thu 4 Dec

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Thu 11 Dec

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Thu 18 Dec

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Guardian Live Event: Football Weekly Live

James Richardson leads our football podcast team through pre-game analysis ahead of our screening of Chelsea's Premier league clash with Spurs, then put your questions to the panel during a Q&A session after the match.

Logan Hall, London WC1H

Wed 3 Dec

£15 (£13.50) / 020 7612 6000

Black Grouse presents Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Kenton Cool, Olly Hicks and Ben Fogle

Four adventurers and explorers talk about what drives them to do the crazy things they do. With Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Kenton Cool, Olly Hicks and Ben Fogle.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Mon 8 Dec

£16 / 0131 473 2000

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

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Renaissance Fencing Classes

Learn how to become a swashbuckler with Edinburgh Renaissance Fencing Academy.

Morningside United Church, Edinburgh

Wed 3 Dec

£7 First lesson free for new students / 0131 447 8724

Wed 10 Dec

£7 First lesson free for new students / 0131 447 8724

Wed 17 Dec

£7 First lesson free for new students / 0131 447 8724

Roller Disco

Disco, cheese, boogie and anything other genres that go with roller skates.

Studio 24, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

£5 (skate hire £3) / 0131 558 3758

Zumba Fitness with Wendy

Beginner friendly Latin inspired dance fitness party where you can learn how to salsa, merengue, cumbia and much more.

Over 60's Centre, Oldham

Thu 27 Nov

£3–£5

Mon 1 Dec

£3–£5

Thu 4 Dec

£3–£5

…and 7 more dates until 29 Dec

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

British Championship Wrestling

A night of wrestling.

The Grand Hall, Kilmarnock

Sat 6 Dec

£10 (Four tickets £30) / 01563 554900

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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

Gala Charity Boxing Night

Charity boxing match in aid of the Scottish Spina Bifida Association.

Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen

Fri 15 May 2015

£25 boxing only (Dinner with 3 course meal and drinks reception £80; Ringside Dinner Tickets with 3 course meal and drinks reception £100) / 01236 794517

Pride Wrestling

A night of family-friendly wrestling action with some of Scotland's top SWA wrestlers.

Bridgeton Community Centre, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

£10 (£8; Family £28) / 07562 761493

Glasgow-based heavyweights compete for a new championship opportunity in the newly launched Pride tag Team Division.

Rock'n'Roll Ping Pong

Free table tennis club with DJs Ding and Dong providing the music. If you're feeling brave enough it's £1 to enter the sudden death tournament (strictly amateurs), and the winner takes home the cash.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 558 8844

Sun 21 Dec

Free / 0131 558 8844

Sun 25 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 558 8844

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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

AC Matalan

Football.

Crofton Community Centre, Fareham

Thu 27 Nov

Phone for prices / 01329 662821

  • 18:00 AC Matalan Crofton Community Centre, Fareham

Adult Archery

Archery class.

Brentwood Centre

Wed 3 Dec

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

Wed 10 Dec

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

Wed 17 Dec

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

Adult Climbing (Over 19s)

A variety of rock climbing courses for all abilities.

OPEN, Norwich

Sat 29 Nov

£5 adv booking required / 01603 763111

Tue 2 Dec

£5 adv booking required / 01603 763111

Wed 3 Dec

£5 adv booking required / 01603 763111

…and 7 more dates until 20 Dec back to top