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Bandstand Beer and Music Festival

The largest indie beer and music festival in the Highlands, boasting more than 140 real ales, ciders and craft beers from all over the world, including some brewed right here at home. Expect live music, specialty food, whisky, charity stalls and a barbecue.

Bandstand Bar and Restaurant, Nairn

Thu 2 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

Live music programme includes The Kitty Black Band (3 Apr), Nairn District Pipe Band (4 Apr), Niz, Nico, Jim & Bert (4 Apr), Robin Lawrie (5 Apr), BIRO (10 Apr) and Dredd or Alive (11 Apr).

Fri 3 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

Live music programme includes The Kitty Black Band (3 Apr), Nairn District Pipe Band (4 Apr), Niz, Nico, Jim & Bert (4 Apr), Robin Lawrie (5 Apr), BIRO (10 Apr) and Dredd or Alive (11 Apr).

Sat 4 Apr

By donation / 01667 452341

Live music programme includes The Kitty Black Band (3 Apr), Nairn District Pipe Band (4 Apr), Niz, Nico, Jim & Bert (4 Apr), Robin Lawrie (5 Apr), BIRO (10 Apr) and Dredd or Alive (11 Apr).

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Round the Clock Comedy Roadshow

An entire Saturday of comedy in aid of Cancer Research UK. Dive from bar to bar with some of the fest's best stand-up, character and improv each time.

The Admiral, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar

£16 (£14) / 0141 221 7705

With three hours to go, it's the 'Magic Ending' part of the day. Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Mini Bar, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar

£16 (£14) / 0141 332 2732

'Face the Final Curtain' event. Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

O'Neill's, Glasgow

Sat 28 Mar

£16 (£14) / 0141 332 9482

A musical finale. Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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Race for Life

Join the UK's largest women-only fundraising event and walk, run, jog or dance 5 or 10k to raise money for Cancer Research UK. The 5k event is suitable for all levels of ability and Race For Life provide you with a training plan and sponsorship pack to get you started.

Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool

Sun 21 Jun

£14.99; free under 6s free (Children £10) / 0845 600 6050

5k and 10k distances

Bught Park, Inverness

Sun 24 May

£14.99; under 6s free (Children £10) / 0845 600 6050

5k and 10k distances

Down Grange Sports Complex, Basingstoke

Wed 17 Jun

£14.99; under 6s free (Children £10) / 0845 600 6050


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Dance Back to the Future

A night of dancefloor classics, retro rock and disco from across the decades stretching from the 60s to last week. All proceeds will be donated to Scottish Autism.

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Thu 2 Apr

£6 / 0131 226 4224

Charity Appeal Wrestling Show

See the stars of CAWS Wrestling, including former TNA superstar 'Wonderkid' Jonny Storm, 'Perfectly Sexy' P.T Player and 'Delicious' Dan West. The show is a benefit for Keech Hospice.

Hightown Community Sports & Arts Centre, Luton

Sun 29 Mar

£4–£6 (Family £15) / 01582 419 548

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Craft Fair & Afternoon Flycup in Aid of Cancer Research UK

Get crafty at this fair with over ten local crafters and enjoy an afternoon flycup (Doric for tea break, but you already knew that). Stalls feature everything from jewellery to candles, handbags, canvases and giftware.

Cullen Community Centre

Sat 2 May

£3 entry to flycup; craft fair entry free (Children £1.50)

East London Music Night

A showcase of some of the best musicians and DJs in East London raising funds fro Spitalfields Crypt Trust featuring Headlong, Jamie Crawford, Under The Sun, Morning Lane and Saytek (live).

93 Feet East, London E1

Thu 9 Apr

£5 / 020 7770 6006

Shuffle Down

Fundraiser for MND Scotland with live music, local craft beer and stalls selling food, arts and crafts. Confirmed acts include Alfa 9, Dead Man Fall and Norrie McCulloch.

Dobbie Hall, Larbert

Sat 23 May

£17 / 01324 570450

St Oswald’s Kaleidoscope 5K Colour Run

A colourful 5k for all abilities in support of St Oswald's Hospice. Start in a white t-shirt and finish the course showered in a rainbow of colour.

The Rising Sun Country Park, Newcastle

Sun 21 Jun

£20; under 5s free (Children £10) / 0191 246 9123

Back To The Beat In Aid Of The Beatson

Big ol' line-up in aid of Beatson Cancer Charity featuring George Bowie, Ultrabeat, The Rhetoriks, Sparkos, Vance, Zander Nation, Jae Freer, Andrew Love & MC Madman, Stereofunk, Stuart McLean, Aaron Robertson and The Doctor.

Barrowland, Glasgow

Sat 25 Apr

£16.50 / 0141 552 4601

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Back to the Future: St Oswald’s Does the 1980s

Relive the era of big hair, shoulder pads and neon Lycra for an evening of fun and nostalgia, in aid of St Oswald's Hospice. Hosted by Alfie Joey, enjoy an 80s disco, themed cocktails and food, with performances from Encore Dance and more.

Benfield Audi Showroom, Newcastle

Sat 25 Apr

£40–£100 / 0843 2188148

Bake-Off in Aid of MS Therapy Centre

Get your bake on and raise money and awareness for the MS Therapy Centre Lothian.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Sun 5 Apr

Free / 0131 555 7019

Benefit for Scottish Autism

John Williams and host Jellybean Martinez (plus more tbc) make you laugh in order to raise awareness of and funds for Scottish Autism.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Tue 21 Apr

£7 (£5) / 0131 558 7272

Bsk Live

Brixton Soup Kitchen & Support Centre, Prince's Trust and Unsigned Stars come together in April to put on a night full of entertainment and fundraising.

The Borderline, London W1D

Sun 12 Apr

£11.50 / 0870 060 3777

The Bushey Clothing Exchange

Swap your clothes and help raise funds for charity.

1st Bushey Heath Scout Group

Mon 30 Mar


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Celebrity Charity Football Match

A team of celebrities take on the Tottenham Hotspur Legends to raise funds for St Joseph’s Hospice and Haven House Children’s Hospice.

Matchroom Stadium, London E10

Sun 17 May

£11 (Children £6; Family £29) / 020 8525 3200

Charity Dinner Dance

A charity dinner dance in aid of Grassroots.

Best Western Leyland Hotel

Sat 4 Apr

£35–£45 (table for 10 people £350) / 08448 842920

Charity Doggy Dinner

Have din dins with your doggy (and a pal), with this two-course meal plus a selection of organic dishes for your four-legged friend. Proceeds go to the Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home.

The Mercat Bar & Grill, Musselburgh

Fri 24 Apr

£17.95 / 0800 124 4112

Charity Fashion Show

Get all kitted out for spring and help raise funds for Ripon’s Dementia Forward charity.

Lightwater Country Shopping Village, Ripon

Wed 22 Apr

£6 includes refreshments and raffle ticket / 0871 720 0011

Charity Firewalk Challenge

Challenge your mind (and the soles of your feet) by walking across burning hot coals in aid of CHAS. Full training provided. Ages 14+ (parental consent needed if under 18).

Glasgow University

Sat 18 Apr

£100 minimum sponsorship; free for spectators

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Charity Night in aid of SMART

A charity performance in aid of mental health charity SMART. The charity's band play a mix of popular songs, blues and jazz followed by the 606 Club house band led by Polly Gibbons.

606 Club, London SW10

Wed 8 Apr

£15 / 020 7352 5953

Charity Race Night

Enjoy a buffet, place some bets and help raise funds for Cash for Kids.

The Mercat Bar & Grill, Musselburgh

Sat 18 Apr

£5 / 0800 124 4112

Christmas Charity Dance

Biggleswade Sandy Lions Christmas charity dance featuring New Vintage playing Latin and ballroom tunes. Ticket price includes a plated supper.

The Weatherley Centre, Biggleswade

Sat 5 Dec

£18 includes plated supper

Comedy Benefit in aid of RNIB Scotland

Tom Stade heads a line-up that includes Jojo Sutherland, Keir McAllister, Kate Dillon and Gareth Waugh, raising funds for RNIB.

The Stand, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Apr

£5 / 0131 558 7272

Comedy For Depression

Live comedy that's raising funds for and awareness of Depression Alliance.

Union Chapel, London N1

Thu 23 Apr

£18 / 020 7226 1686

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