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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

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

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

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

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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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

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

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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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Mud Rush

Love mud? You'd better if you want to attempt Scotland's largest assault course. The race is suitable for all abilities and raises funds for local charity Visibility.

Craufurdland Castle, Fenwick

Sun 17 May

£10 plus a pledge to raise £30 in sponsorship / 0141 332 4632

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

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, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Apr

£5 / 0131 558 7272

With Tom Stade, Jojo Sutherland, Keir McAllister, Kate Dillon and Gareth Waugh.

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.

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

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Dorchester Festival Charity Fun Run

A family-friendly fun run in aid of PACT.

Dorchester Abbey

Mon 4 May

£0.50–£10 / 01865 305305

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

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

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.

Artisan Market

Artisan market and family day out.

Cragg Vale, Hebden Bridge

Mon 4 May

Free

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