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Charity Car Boot Sale

Charity car boot sale in aid of Epsom Medical Equipment Fund. Features toilets, catering and on-site parking for buyers.

Epsom General Hospital

Sun 5 Apr

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

Sun 3 May

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

Sun 7 Jun

£10–£20 / 020 8337 8181

…and 4 more dates until 4 Oct

Glasgow Vet School Rodeo

A day of animal-based fun. The event is organised by Glasgow veterinary students with monies raised going to charity.

Garscube Estate, Glasgow

Sat 18 Apr

£7 (£3; Family £15; under 3s free)

Elizabeth I: Virgin On The Ridiculous

Living Spit present a comedic take on the reign of the Tudor monarch, complete with songs, props and live music.

The Atkinson, Southport

Fri 6 Mar

Studio

£11 / 01258 475137

The Met, Bury

Wed 4 Mar

£10 (£6) / 01258 475137

Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Sun 8 Mar

£12 (£8) / 01258 475137

Sun 22 Mar

£12 (£8) / 01258 475137

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Scarred for Life

Photographs of people with congenital heart disease, showing their scars.

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 0141 276 9599

Tue 3 Mar

Free / 0141 276 9599

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 0141 276 9599

…and 11 more dates until 15 Mar

Vertical Rush

A punishing tower-running event in which around 1000 runners will run the 932 steps up Tower 42, the sixth-tallest building in London.

Tower 42, London EC2N

Tue 3 Mar

£30 / 020 7505 2162

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Comic Relief Wine Fair

More than 20 wine retailers, including the Wine Society, Naked Wine, Harvey Nichols and Majestic Wine, display their selections. In addition to over 100 wines to sample, the night promises a variety of competitions and raffles to help raise money for Comic Relief. Ages 18+.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 12 Mar

£20 / 0131 220 4348

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

Gala Charity Boxing Night

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

Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen

Fri 15 May

£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

St Oswald's Car Boot Sale

Sell your wares or pick up a bargain at this car boot sale.

St Oswald’s Hospice, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 28 Mar

£0.50 / 0191 246 8126

Sat 25 Apr

£0.50 / 0191 246 8126

Sat 30 May

£0.50 / 0191 246 8126

…and 5 more dates until 31 Oct

Wolverton Folk & Blues Fair

A showcase of the island's best folk and blues musicians with performances from The Dance Preachers, Second Time Around, MoonShiners and Last Orders on the main stage; and Armfield, Nils Mason, All Washed Up and The Weatherkings on the acoustic stage. There's also a real ale beer tent, tented cafes, a BBQ, children's…

Wolverton Manor, Newport

Sat 16 May

£6 in advance; £9 on the door (under 12s free) / 01983 521290

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Allsorts

Creative sessions for adults with learning disabilities.

The Albany, London SE8

Thu 5 Mar

£5 / 020 8692 4446

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Allsorts The Albany, London

Thu 12 Mar

£5 / 020 8692 4446

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Allsorts The Albany, London

Thu 19 Mar

£5 / 020 8692 4446

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Allsorts The Albany, London
…and 2 more dates until 2 Apr

Anne Frank Cycle Challenge

A London to Amsterdam cycle covering 155 miles over two days to raise funds for the Anne Frank Trust UK.

Various Venues, London SW19

Fri 29 May

£200 Registration fee; £1500 Minimum sponsorship / 020 7284 5858

Exact start point to be confirmed.

Art Exhibition Launch and Raffle

Work by local artists including a raffle, in which you can win one of the paintings.

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Mar

Free including complimentary glass of wine (over 18s only) / 0131 229 7565

Sun 15 Mar

Free / 0131 229 7565

The Ashridge Trail Half Marathon

Run 13.1 miles of off-road trail through 2000 acres of woodland to raise funds for Rennie Grove Hospice Care. The event is open to all abilities levels and supporters can enjoy a relaxing picnic in the countryside while you get your sweat on.

Ashridge House, Berkhamsted

Sun 7 Jun

£20 before 31st December 2014; £25 after / 01442 820740

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

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

Big Arran Challenge

Traverse Arran however you choose. Cycle around it, climb Goatfell – maybe do both. Raising money for Glasgow City Mission.

Brodick, Isle of Arran

Sat 6 Jun

£75 minimum sponsorship

Bike For Bobath

Charity cycle run from the Riverside Museum to Balloch in aid of cerebral palsy charity Bobath. The route is scenic but flat and suitable for all ages and abilities. Refreshments and first aid are on hand along the way.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 6 Jun

£15 (Children £5) / 0141 287 2720

Candelit Earth Hour Yoga

Iyengar Yoga teacher, Lucy Iredale, takes you through restorative meditation techniques to help you relax during the Earth Hour blackout. All proceeds to WWF Scotland.

Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar

£10 / 0131 556 2414

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Charity Barn Dance in aid of Epsom Medical Equipment Fund

Charity barn dance in aid of Epsom Medical Equipment.

Ewell Castle School

Sat 21 Mar

£18 includes food / 020 8394 3576

Charity Bungee Jump

Bungee jump from a 150ft crane over the grounds of Highbury Hall and help raise funds for Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice.

Highbury Hall, Birmingham

Sun 29 Mar

Raise £100 sponsorship and jump for free; or pay £50 and raise a further £50. / 121 303 2050

Charity Fashion Show for The Wings of Hope

A fashion show in aid of the Wings of Hope charity, which gives free education to children in Malawi and India.

Heswall Hall, Wirral

Mon 16 Mar

£5 / 01513 422614

The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

Craft, vintage, retro and handmade goods for sale at over 150 stalls.

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 28 Mar

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

Sat 25 Apr

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

Sat 30 May

£2 (£1.50; Children free) / 07816 220136

…and 6 more dates until 28 Nov

Chilterns 3 Peaks Challenge

A version of the famous national challenge held along the part of the Ridgeway National Trail taking in Whiteleaf Cross, Coombe Hill and Ivinghoe Beacon. You can choose whether to walk five, nine or eighteen miles and children and dogs are welcome.

Princes Risborough School

Sun 13 Sep

£20; under 5s free (Children £10) / 01844 345496

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