Afternoon events, Charity

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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).

…and 8 more dates until 12 Apr

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

Vintage Afternoon Tea

Tuck in to homemade cake and sandwiches at this vintage afternoon tea with the Maggie's choir performing a selection of hits.

Maggie's Centre Gartnavel, Glasgow

Sat 25 Apr

£12 / 0141 357 2269

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

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Jun

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

5k and 10k distances

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Edinburgh Marathon

Scotland’s largest running festival of its kind with over 30,000 runners expected to take part in 2015. There are seven races to choose from over two days including the marathon, half marathon, team relay, 10k, 5k and junior races.

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Sat 30 May

£8.19 / 0131 652 8150

1.5k Junior Race. Ages 6–8.

£8.19 / 0131 652 8150

2k Junior Race. Ages 9–12.

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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

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

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 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

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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)

Edinburgh Night Ride

Criss-cross your way across the city as an individual rider or as part of a team, and check out the sites of the city all bathed in glorious moonlight on a 50-mile course beginning and ending at Holyrood Palace. Ride for the charity of your choice. Children ages 14–17 can take part with an accompanying adult.

Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Jun

£39; plus either £160 sponsorship or £60 self-funding / 01244 676454

EMMS: Evelyn's Methlick Bike Ride

Beginning at Methlick Church in Aberdeenhsire cycle 10 or 25 miles through the countryside and finish with scones and tea.

Methlick Church

Sat 6 Jun

donations only / 0131 313 3828

Friendly Craft Market

An indoor market with over twenty craft artists, plus there's food if you get peckish as you peruse.

WHALE Arts, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Apr

Free / 0131 458 3267

Sun 28 Jun

Free / 0131 458 3267

Rachael Clunie

The vocalist performs a charity singing gig.

The Brunswick, Hove

Sun 19 Apr

£10 / 01273 733984

Sense Scotland Zip Slide Across the Clyde

A zip slide across the river to raise money for Sense Scotland.

River Clyde

Sun 19 Apr

St Joseph's Hospice Skydive Day

If you relish the idea of bailing from a perfectly good aeroplane at 10000ft then why not do it in aid of St Joseph's Hospice.

Old Sarum Airfield, Salisbury

Sat 13 Jun

£50 registration fee

The St Oswald’s WearSlide

Whizz down a giant 50 metre water slide on a lilo to help raise funds for St Oswald's Hospice. Minimum sponsorship is £20 each, which pays for one hour of nursing care at the Hospice.

Herrington Country Park, Houghton le Spring

Sun 26 Apr

£15 (Children £10) / 0191 246 9123