Afternoon events, Charity
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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.
Sat 20 Jun
£39; plus either £160 sponsorship or £60 self-funding / 01244 676454
- 17:00 Edinburgh Night Ride Meadowbank Sports Centre, Edinburgh
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.
Sun 21 Jun
£20; under 5s free (Children £10) / 0191 246 9123
- 12:00 St Oswald’s Kaleidoscope 5K Colour Run The Rising Sun Country Park, Newcastle
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.
Sun 21 Jun
Sun 24 May
Sun 14 Jun
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Edinburgh Marathon Festival
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.
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.
Sat 2 May
£3 entry to flycup; craft fair entry free (Children £1.50)
- 13:00 – 16:00 Craft Fair & Afternoon Flycup in Aid of Cancer Research UK Cullen Community Centre
Superheros and Princess Family Fundraiser
Stalls, crafts, a kids disco and games a plenty at this family funday. There's a prize for best dressed so get working on your superhero costume. Money raised goes to Bruntsfield Community Nursery.
Sat 16 May
adults free (Children £1–£3) / 0131 667 3633
- 14:00 – 16:00 Superheros and Princess Family Fundraiser Christ Church, Edinburgh
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.
Sun 17 May
£11 (Children £6; Family £29) / 020 8525 3200
- 15:00 – 17:00 Celebrity Charity Football Match Matchroom Stadium, London
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.
Sat 6 Jun
donations only / 0131 313 3828
- 13:00 EMMS: Evelyn's Methlick Bike Ride Methlick Church
Friendly Craft Market
An indoor market with over twenty craft artists, plus there's food if you get peckish as you peruse.
Sun 28 Jun
Free / 0131 458 3267
- 13:30 – 16:30 Friendly Craft Market WHALE Arts, Edinburgh
A Gift To Lift: Ultimate Summer Festival
Family festival with live music, DJs and children's activities.
Hollywood to Bollywood Ladies Lunch
An east-meets-west fashion show and three-course lunch in association with Deafblind Scotland, hosted by Sonia of Soniquesounds. Afterwards, there's a performance of the American Songbook with Thorburn and Farrell, followed by dancing to the drums of The Royal Dhol Force, plus an auction featuring a car to the value of…
Mouth Cancer 10km Awareness Walk
Walk and shout the message about mouth cancer from the very part you are trying to save.
Sat 19 Sep
- 12:00 – 17:00 Mouth Cancer 10km Awareness Walk Hyde Park, London
Red Shoe Walk
Have a ramble and raise money for the British Red Cross at the same time.
Sat 11 Jul
£10 registration fee; free if more than £30 sponsorship is raised (Under 12s free) / 0141 427 5454
- 14:00 Red Shoe Walk Bellahouston Park, Glasgow
Resource For Holloway - Free Employability Skills & Creative Workshops
A job club with a difference - free weekly employability skills, creative workshops and drop in sessions.
Thu 30 Apr
Fri 1 May
Thu 7 May
Fri 8 May
Fundraiser for MND Scotland with live music, local craft beer and stalls selling food, arts and crafts. Confirmed acts include Broken Records, Alfa 9, Dead Man Fall and Norrie McCulloch.
Sat 23 May
£17 / 01324 570450
- 14:00 – 00:00 Shuffle Down Dobbie Hall, Larbert
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.
Sat 13 Jun
£50 registration fee
- 12:00 St Joseph's Hospice Skydive Day Old Sarum Airfield, Salisbury
Are you going to strawberry fair? There's tea, a raffle, a tombola, stalls and live entertainment, if that helps you to make up your mind.
Wed 10 Jun
- 13:00 – 15:00 Strawberry Fair Arthur Easton Centre - St Michael's Hospice, St. Leonards-on-Sea