Charity

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Christian Kane, The Life Of Riley And Friends

A benefit for Breast Cancer Campaign.

Dingwalls, London NW1

Thu 23 Apr

£22.50 / 020 7428 0010

Christmas Charity Dance

Biggleswade Sandy Lions Christmas charity dance featuring New Vintage playing Latin and ballroom tunes. Ticket price includes a plated supper.

The Weatherley Centre, Biggleswade

Sat 5 Dec

£18 includes plated supper

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, 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.

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Comedy For Depression

Live comedy that's raising funds for and awareness of Depression Alliance.

Union Chapel, London N1

Thu 23 Apr

£18 / 020 7226 1686

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.

Diva Charity Lunch and Fashion Show

Kilbryde Hospice's diva-themed ladies lunch, filled with food an entertainment, including a fashion show. Tables of ten or 12 are available – time to dig out that feather boa.

Radstone Hotel, Shawsburn

Sun 17 May

Times to be confirmed / £40 / 01355 202020

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Doggy Quiz

A pedigree quiz night for dogs and their humans with a complimentary buffet. All funds raised go to Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home.

The Mercat Bar & Grill, Musselburgh

Thu 23 Apr

£5 / 0800 124 4112

  • 20:00 Doggy Quiz The Mercat Bar & Grill, Musselburgh

EMMS: Cycle Iona

Cycle all the way from Glasgow past Loch Lomond and Oban and over to the island of Iona, with the help of a ferry.

Various Venues, Balloch

Fri 25 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £95 registration fee; £995 target fundraising per person / 0131 313 3828

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.

Methlick Church

Sat 6 Jun

donations only / 0131 313 3828

Epilepsy Action Tour of the Roses

Three day, coast to coast, cycle challenge in aid of Epilepsy Action. Starting in Blackpool and finishing in Scarborough the route includes parts of the first Stage of the 2014 Tour de France and passes the most iconic locations in the region. Accommodation, meals, baggage transfer, medical cover and mechanical assistance…

North Pier Blackpool

Sat 23 May

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

Sun 24 May

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

Mon 25 May

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

Eric Liddell Centre Christmas Fair

Christmas fair with food and craft stalls, Santa's Grotto, face painting and piano music from Leigh Ann Fraley. All money raised goes to support the Eric Liddell Centre.

Eric Liddell Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Nov

£1 / 0131 447 4520

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Eurovision Party

Party like it's 1997 (the last time the UK won Eurovision), with this evening featuring entertainment, a quiz, food, music and prizes from the Sick Children's Trust. Come dressed as a Eurovision country of entrant for a chance to win big (in other words, try to avoid getting nul points).

Charles Grey, Newcastle

Fri 22 May

£7.50 / 0191 282 5825

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

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

Glasgow North & Bishopbriggs Rotary Club

A social club for businesses and professional people who wish to give something to the community. The club meets on Mondays at 6.30pm for a meal prior to club business at 7.30pm.

Eagle Lodge & Oregano Restaurant, Bishopbriggs

Mon 27 Apr

Members £11 to cover cost of meal / 0141 959 8404

Mon 4 May

Members £11 to cover cost of meal / 0141 959 8404

Mon 11 May

Members £11 to cover cost of meal / 0141 959 8404

…and 7 more dates until 29 Jun

The Godfathers of Scottish Folk Music and Comedy

Stu Who?, Dick Gaughan and friends team up for an evening of comedy, music and fundraising. Held in aid of research into Lowe Syndrome.

CCA, Londonderry

Thu 23 Apr

£10 / 028 7137 3538

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Gospel Goes Charity

Gospel concert in aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer Charity, The Multiple Sclerosis Society and Glaucoma Research.

Birmingham Town Hall

Thu 5 Nov

£15–£17.50 / 0121 345 0600

Grand Union Challenge

A endurance challenge along the Union Canal. Chose to walk, jog or run either 25km, 50km or 100km, test the limits of your stamina and earn some serious bragging rights.

Paddington Recreation Ground, London W9

Sat 27 Jun

£29–£49

Great East End Walk

Choose from 10 or 15 mile routes through the heart of London’s East End to help helps St Joseph’s Hospice continue its vital work.

St Joseph's Hospice, London E8

Sun 12 Jul

£10–£15 (Children £5–£8; under 10s free) / 020 8525 6033

Great London Swim

Swimmers take the plunge beside the O2 Arena and Canary Wharf and then swim either one mile or half a mile alongside the ExCeL centre.

Royal Victoria Docks, London E16

Sat 18 Jul

£25–£40

Haileybury College Charity Gala Concert

Jazz standards from the students of Haileybury College, in aid of Isabel Hospice.

Haileybury College, Hertford

Tue 28 Apr

£25 including supper / 01707 382500

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