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LGBT Roller Disco

Family-friendly skating, songs and socialising, organised by LGBT Health & Wellbeing.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 523 1104

Extreme Stunt Show

Motorbikes and BMXs compete for your attention with crashing monster trucks Lil Devil and Extreme in this stunt show.

Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-le-Willows

Sat 25 Oct

£6–£12 / 01942 725963

Pleasureland, Southport

Sun 26 Oct

£6–£12

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.

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

Sat 25 Oct

Halls 9 - 10

£12.50; £9 adv / 0121 780 4141

Sun 26 Oct

Halls 9 - 10

£12.50; £9 adv / 0121 780 4141

United House Group Raceday and Fireworks Spectacular

Raceday meeting with one of the regions largest fireworks displays and fairground rides. Fireworks from 6pm.

Ascot Racecourse

Sat 1 Nov

£20 (Children free) / 0870 727 8765

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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

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Epilepsy Action Reindeer Fun Run

Dress up as a Dasher, Dancer, Prancer or Rudolph and take part in a festive 5k fun run for Epilepsy Action. There's a medal and a mince pie for all runners and Hall Royd Band are performing carols. Any reindeer calves wanting to race can take part in the children's fun run.

Roberts Park Bandstand, Saltaire

Sun 7 Dec

£2.50–£12 / 0113 210 8797

LGBT Swimming

A dedicated pool session just for the LGBT community, with use of the 25-metre pool, as well as the sauna, steam room and gym facilities, in a safe and friendly environment.

Glenogle Swim Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 343 6376

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0131 343 6376

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 0131 343 6376

…and 2 more dates until 20 Dec

Liverpool Spooky Welly Walk

Halloween-themed family day out, with a ghost train, spooky cupcake decorating, a creepy crawly show, Halloween parade, 'Beat the Ghoulie', yucky dip and spooky storytelling.

Sefton Park, Liverpool

Sat 25 Oct

£3 in advance; £4 on the gate (under 2s free) / 03333 237200

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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Roller Disco

RollerStop bring the retro with a fun couple of roller skating sessions: session one for families/beginners and session two for ages 12+. Email for a family ticket.

The Arc, Glasgow

Sat 15 Nov

£5–£8 (Children £3–£6; Family £18–£25) / 0141 331 8633

Scotstoun International Sports Arena, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

£5–£8 (Children £3–£6; Family £18–£25) / 0870 272 4400

  • 15:00 – 16:30 Roller Disco Scotstoun International Sports Arena, Glasgow
  • 16:30 – 18:00 Roller Disco Scotstoun International Sports Arena, Glasgow

St Andrew Square Ice Rink

Edinburgh city centre now boasts, not one, but two ice rinks for the festive season. The new circular rink at St Andrew Square allows you glide all the way round the Melville Monument.

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Nov

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sat 22 Nov

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sun 23 Nov

£9 (£5)

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

…and 42 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Fownhope Memorial Village Hall, Hereford

Wed 29 Oct

£1.50 inc refreshments / 01432 840871

Wed 5 Nov

£1.50 inc refreshments / 01432 840871

Wed 12 Nov

£1.50 inc refreshments / 01432 840871

…and 2 more dates until 26 Nov

Beaconhurst Duathlon

Duathlon held to allow members of Beaconhurst School Triathlon Club to gain experience in a competitive environment. Ages 8–16.

Gannochy Sports Centre, Stirling

Fri 28 Nov

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.

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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

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0141 287 2660

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

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0141 287 2660

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

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Adventurers Riverside Museum, Glasgow
…and 139 more dates until 13 Mar 2015

Energise, York

Tue 28 Oct

Sports Hall

Phone for prices / 01904 552424

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 25 Oct

Free

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sat 8 Nov

Free

…and 7 more dates until 27 Dec

Glasgow parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run in Pollok 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…

Pollok Country Park, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0924

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 276 0924

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 276 0924

…and 7 more dates until 27 Dec

Inverness parkrun

An informal weekly 5k run in Bught 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 free, and you…

Bught Park, Inverness

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Sat 1 Nov

Free

Sat 8 Nov

Free

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Rotary Club of Reading Charity Santa Run

Work off those advent chocolates with a 5k run dressed as jolly Father Christmas. The route starts and finishes at the Forbury Gardens and takes in Broad Street, The Oracle shopping centre and Kennetside paths. The run is open to anyone aged 12 and over and Santa suits are included in the price.

Forbury Gardens, Reading

Sun 14 Dec

£15

Zumba: Workshop

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

Bolton Arena

Fri 24 Oct

£4.75 / 01204 488100

Sat 25 Oct

£4.75 / 01204 488100

Fri 31 Oct

£4.75 / 01204 488100

…and 15 more dates until 20 Dec

Castle Farm Recreation Centre, Kenilworth

Fri 24 Oct

£5 / 01926 850550

  • 17:00 – 18:00 Zumba: Workshop Castle Farm Recreation Centre, Kenilworth

Sun 26 Oct

£5 / 01926 850550

Fri 31 Oct

£5 / 01926 850550

  • 17:00 – 18:00 Zumba: Workshop Castle Farm Recreation Centre, Kenilworth
…and 9 more dates until 30 Nov

Countesthorpe Village Hall, Leicester

Fri 24 Oct

Phone for prices / 0116 277 9518

Fri 31 Oct

Phone for prices / 0116 277 9518

Fri 7 Nov

Phone for prices / 0116 277 9518

…and 3 more dates until 28 Nov

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Brentwood Centre

Sat 25 Oct

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

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 5 more dates until 16 Nov

Blindfold Run 10K

Team up with a pal and run a 5k or 10k route with one of you blindfolded and the other acting as your guide runner. This unique race allows you to experience running as blind runner or a running guide and helps raise funds for the Royal London Society for Blind People.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20

Sun 2 Nov

£50 per pair (minimum fundraising £350 per pair) / 0207 808 6196

Email for 2-4-1 discount code.

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