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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)

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 3 May

Free (sellers £10–£15) / 020 8337 8181

Opens 7.30am for sellers.

Sun 24 May

Free (sellers £10–£15) / 020 8337 8181

Opens 7.30am for sellers.

Sun 7 Jun

Free (sellers £10–£15) / 020 8337 8181

Opens 7.30am for sellers.

…and 6 more dates until 27 Sep

Food and Craft Fair

A food and craft fair fundraiser with a focus on local food producers and craftspeople. Stalls include organic vegetables, bakery, preserves, cards, jewellery, photography, fabric products, cosmetics and more.

Strathpeffer Pavilion

Sat 18 Apr

Free / 01997 421344

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 01997 421344

The Edgeley Park Stadium Antiques, Collectors and Vintage Fair

Antique and collectors fair featuring up to 100 stalls with a huge variety of goods, set in a lavish suite in Stockport County's iconic stadium.

Edgeley Park, Stockport

Sun 19 Apr

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

Sotterley Country Fair

Demonstrations, displays and stalls with something for all the family. Money raised goes to the Chedgrave MS Therapy Centre and Macmillian Nurses.

Sotterley Hall

Sun 28 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01502 575667

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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.

Abington Park, Northampton

Sun 7 Jun

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

5k and 10k distances

Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool

Sun 21 Jun

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

5k and 10k distances

Alyn Waters Country Park, Wrexham

Sun 7 Jun

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


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Beat the Banana! 5k Family Fun Run

The bananas have escaped from the fruit bowl! Chase a gang of banana runners around a 5k course and help raise money for cancer prevention research. All entries include race t-shirt, goody bag and finisher's medal.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20

Sun 17 May

£15; under 5s go free (Children £10; Family £40) / 020 7343 4200

Charity Doggy Coffee Morning and Fun Day

Have a cuppa with your doggy, and enjoy some cake and chat with fellow dog owners. After that, there's a fun day, with everything from an agility competition to a pooch beauty pageant. East Coast FM are broadcasting live from the event, and all funds raised go to the Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home.

The Mercat Bar & Grill, Musselburgh

Sat 25 Apr

Free / 0800 124 4112

Church Tower Abseil

If you've got a head for heights why not abseil off the iconic St John's Church on Edinburgh's busiest shopping street. Raise funds for the Church's building development project or a charity of your choice.

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Sat 2 May

£50 for those raising money for St John's; £100 for those raising money for another charity / 0131 221 2271

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Cupar Craft Extravaganza

Craft fair with raffle and tombola raising money for Kingdom Kids.

Old Parish Centre, Cupar

Sat 18 Apr


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 25 Apr

£0.50 / 0191 246 8126

Sat 30 May

£0.50 / 0191 246 8126

Sat 27 Jun

£0.50 / 0191 246 8126

…and 4 more dates until 31 Oct


An outdoor challenge encompassing a ten mile walk/run round the shoulder of Ben Lomond and a 34 mile cycle to raise funds for SYHA's youth activity programmes for disadvantaged young people.

Rowardennan Lodge Youth Hostel, Drymen

Sat 18 Apr

£20 / 01786 891400

  • 10:00 – 18:00 SYHActive Rowardennan Lodge Youth Hostel, Drymen

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.

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

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Ben Nevis Challenge

Climb Ben Nevis to help raise funds for people who are affected by alcohol misuse in Glasgow. Return transport is provided from Glasgow to Ben Nevis and the walk is led by professional guides.

Ben Nevis, Fort William

Sat 30 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 353 1800

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

The Big Care Sign-Up: Celebrity Charity Event

Celebrity charity event, raising money and awareness for The Carers Centre: Leicestershire and Rutland. Featured guests include Doctor Who stars Matthew Dale and John Levene, plus Nathalie Cox, Carole Ashby, Martine Beswick, Virginia Hey and Caroline Munro.

The Guildhall, Leicester

Sun 19 Apr

Free / 0116 253 2569

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

Birmingham Lord Mayor's Charity Golf Day

Tee time's from eight, at this competition which finishes with a prizegiving by the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Shafique Shah. Tickets include tea, coffee, a bacon roll and a whole load o'golf. The event supports the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham Childrens Hospital, SIFA Fireside and Focus Birmingham.

Pype Hayes Golf Course, Sutton Coldfield

Sun 26 Apr

£20 (Members £13)

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Breakfast in aid of Bowel Cancer UK

Mark Greenway, patron for Bowel Cancer UK, prepares a breakfast at his North Castle Street restaurant in aid of the charity.

Bistro Moderne, Edinburgh

Thu 30 Apr

Pay what you want basis / 0131 225 4431

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

The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

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

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 25 Apr

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

Sat 30 May

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

Sat 27 Jun

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

…and 5 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

The Chocolate 5k

Run in the name of chocolate (and Birmingham Hospice) at this 5k event featuring some lovely sweet treats. All participants must pre-register.

Rowheath Pavilion, Birmingham

Sat 25 Apr

£10 (Children £5; Under 5s free) / 0121 472 1191

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