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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 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

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

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

Stately Homes Attic Sale

A stately homes attic sale: now's your chance to plunder the unwanted bric-a-brac of the upper classes.

Dalkeith Country Park

Sun 17 May

Dalkeith Palace

£5 / 0131 654 1666

War Child: Save the Children of Syria

Classical musicians based in Edinburgh come together with Lyrica Girls Choir to raise funds for Save the Children of Syria. Soprano Simone Sahyouni, harpist Sophie Askew, cellist Lindsay Martindale and organist David Turner perform an eclectic programme of music by Hans Gal, Bartok, Mozart, Morricone,Bantock and Komitas.

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Sat 2 May

£10 in advance; £11 on the door (£8 in advance; Children free) / 0131 229 7565

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Home

A blend of comedy, drama, video, dancing and puppetry exploring life on the streets of Edinburgh. Multimedia performance created and performed by clients of homelessness charity Crisis.

Old St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Thu 30 Apr

Free / 0131 556 3332

Doors open 7.30pm.

Fri 1 May

Free / 0131 556 3332

Doors open 7.30pm.

Sat 2 May

Free / 0131 556 3332

Doors open 7.30pm.

On Your Bike

A sponsored bike ride from Isabel Hospice. Choose from three distances (25k, 50k and 100k) and cycle away through the countryside. But don't worry, it's not all about the pedalling – there's also a BBQ, refreshments, a bike doctor and a sports massage tent.

Bishop's Stortford Rugby Club

Sun 31 May

Prices vary

  • 09:00 – 14:00 On Your Bike Bishop's Stortford Rugby Club

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

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

5k

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…and at 24 other places

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.

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Sat 30 May

£8.19 / 0131 652 8150

1.5k Junior Race. Ages 6–8.

£25.70 / 0131 652 8150

10k.

£8.19 / 0131 652 8150

2k Junior Race. Ages 9–12.

£15.40 / 0131 652 8150

5k.

London Road, Edinburgh

Sun 31 May

£31.57

Half Marathon. Please note some waves start from Regent Road.

£49

Marathon. Please note some waves start from Regent Road.

Regent Road, Edinburgh

Sun 31 May

£107.12 between four runners

Hairy Haggis Team Relay

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Hot Meat Boat Cruise

Hot Mess get together with Meat to bring you Hot Meat – an all-bear riverboat cruise.

The Dutch Master, London EC3N

Sat 23 May

£22.50 / 0844 844 0444

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

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 30 May

£0.50 / 0191 246 8126

Sat 27 Jun

£0.50 / 0191 246 8126

Sat 25 Jul

£0.50 / 0191 246 8126

…and 3 more dates until 31 Oct

Artisan Market

Artisan market and family day out.

Cragg Vale, Hebden Bridge

Mon 4 May

Free

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

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The Chester Antiques, Collectors & Vintage Fair

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

Northgate Arena Leisure Centre, Chester

Sat 30 May

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

Sat 27 Jun

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

Sat 25 Jul

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

…and 4 more dates until 28 Nov

Clyde Stride

Don your pyjamas or fancy dress and walk 5k or 10k in support of The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice. DJ Romeo sets you off at the Riverside Museum of Transport passing the river Clyde, Glasgow's iconic bridges and the Hospice itself before returning to the finish line at the museum.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 9 May

£10–£20 / 0141 429 5599

Colour Blast

Take part in a 1.5k or 5k sponsored fun run and get blasted with coloured powder paint along the route. The event is open to all ages, though under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. Money raised goes to help Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre, St Albans

Sun 23 Aug

£20; under 5s free (Children £10; Family £50) / 01442 820740

  • 09:00 Colour Blast Westminster Lodge Leisure Centre, St Albans

Colour Me Happy 5K

A very colourful run from Isabel Hospice, where participants start off in white, and as the 5k run progresses they get covered in multi-coloured powder paint. This event is for ages 5+, though runners aged 5–15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Leventhorpe School Fields, Sawbridgeworth

Sun 26 Jul

Prices vary

Comedy Benefit in aid of RNIB Scotland

A line-up of comedians making you laugh and raising funds for RNIB.

The Stand, Glasgow

Sun 17 May

£5 / 0844 335 8879

With Stu Who?, Liam Withnail, Jamie Mac Donald, Christopher Macarthur Boyd, Gareth Mutch and host Jojo Sutherland.

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Commando Spirit: Survive The Yomp

Help raise funds for the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund at this special activity day out. Take on the challenge of the Yomp: the intense 30-mile test the Royal Marines have to face to complete their training.

Achnacarry and Spean Bridge, Fort William

Sat 12 Sep

£150 / 0844 693 1944

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)

Dining In Darkness In Deafening Silence

Dine in a dark silent room at this unique fundraiser for Deafblind Scotland.

Mother India, Glasgow

Thu 25 Jun

£42.40 / 0141 777 6111

Enjoy renowned chef Monir Mohammed’s exclusive four course menu.

Edinburgh Macmillan Art Show

Major contemporary Scottish artists have contributed work to a show in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Plus, there's a raffle and limited-edition prints.

Bonham, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Aug

Free

Fri 28 Aug

Free

Sat 29 Aug

Free

Sun 30 Aug

Free

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

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