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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

Herts 10K

Run on an all terrain course in aid of Grove House.

Rothamsted Research, Harpenden

Sun 11 Oct

£22 / 01442 820740

  • 10:00 Herts 10K Rothamsted Research, Harpenden

HMV Football Extravaganza in aid of Nordoff Robbins

This year’s HMV FE celebrates 20 years of football and fundraising, and honors David Beckham with the Legend of Football Award. The event has raised nearly £7 million for Nordoff Robbins, enabling them to provide tens of thousands of music therapy sessions for some of the UK’s most isolated and vulnerable people.

Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel, London W1K

Tue 1 Sep

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01782 600611

Hollywood to Bollywood Ladies Lunch

An east-meets-west fashion show and three-course lunch in association with Deafblind Scotland, hosted by Sonia of Soniquesounds. Afterwards, there's a performance of the American Songbook with Thorburn and Farrell, followed by dancing to the drums of The Royal Dhol Force, plus an auction featuring a car to the value of…

Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow

Sun 24 May

£42.40 / 0141 777 6111

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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.

  • 20:00 – 21:30 Home Old St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Fri 1 May

Free / 0131 556 3332

Doors open 7.30pm.

  • 20:00 – 21:30 Home Old St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

Sat 2 May

Free / 0131 556 3332

Doors open 7.30pm.

  • 20:00 – 21:30 Home Old St Paul's Church, Edinburgh

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

Isle of Wight Challenge

An ultra challenge along the coast line of the Isle of Wight. Walk, jog or run the 106k, that's 65.8 miles, route and cross the finish line an endurance athlete.

Northwood House, Cowes

Sat 2 May

£29–£49

Jeremy & The Jazzmates

A night of jazz, blues, soul and rock.

Mickleham Village Hall, Dorking

Sat 2 May

£15

Special show in aid of Meningitis Research. Ticket includes welcome cocktail, sharing platters and canapés.

Laugh Till It Hurts

A truly impressive line-up of funny people.

The Bloomsbury Theatre, London WC1H

Wed 20 May

£16.50–£19.25 / 020 3108 1000

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Lets Rock Cancer

Charity music night featuring Stone Pony, The Sexx Godz, Long Day Living, Sliders and Queen of Spades.

Ayr Town Hall

Sat 4 Jul

£13.20 / 01292 611222

Linkylea Festival

Family friendly music festival now in its 11th year raising funds for disadvantaged children and young adults in Gwalior, India.

Linkylea, Haddington

Fri 11 Sep

Times & prices vary

Sat 12 Sep

Times & prices vary

Marie Curie Fashion Show and Handbag & Scarf Exchange

Grab some bargains on high street fashions, and bring good, second-hand bags and scarves along for an exchange. There's also a raffle.

Willesley Park Golf Club, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Thu 7 May

£5 / 01530 411767

The MoonWalk London

Don those walking boots and brightly coloured bras (ever an excellent fashion combo) to raise cash for breast cancer charity Walk the Walk, with 17,000 other fundraisers tramping through London in the dead of night. Meet at Clapham Common.

Clapham Common, London SW4

Sat 16 May

Times to be confirmed / £47.50 / 01483 741430

Mouth Cancer 10km Awareness Walk

Walk and shout the message about mouth cancer from the very part you are trying to save.

Hyde Park, London W2

Sat 19 Sep

Free

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Mud Run Mayhem

A 5k obstacle course raising funds for Learning Disability charity, Hansel. Run, crawl, climb and slide your way through the muddy assault course. Participants are advised to wear old clothes.

Scottish Assault Courses, Kilmarnock

Sat 2 May

£20 / 07706 167258

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

Muddy Dog Challenge

Join the UK's first obstacle course where humans and hounds can compete side by side. Crawl under nets, jump over tyres and squish through the mud to help raise funds for Battersea Dogs & Cats Home.

Brockwell Park, London SE24

Sun 10 May

£27.50–£30; £8.50 dogs (Teams of 3+ £22.50–£25 per adult) / 020 7627 9295

£27.50–£30; £8.50 dogs (Teams of 3+ £22.50–£25) / 020 7627 9295

The Muddy Mucker

Gather a team of willing adventurers and race your way through the mud and over obstacles. Choose either a 5k or 10k distance and help raise funds for Rennie Grove Hospice Care. Minimum sponsorship £50.

Green Park, Aston Clinton

Sun 15 Nov

£30 includes a Muddy Mucker t-shirt and water along the route / 01442 820740

Music Meets

A laidback musical showcase featuring a range of artists performing acoustics sets and world music to raise awareness of Congo's conflict minerals.

The Calabash Of Culture, London SE26

Fri 8 May

£5

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Music Meets The Calabash Of Culture, London

Fri 12 Jun

£5

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Music Meets The Calabash Of Culture, London

Fri 10 Jul

£5

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Music Meets The Calabash Of Culture, London
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Nightrider London

A 100 kilometre ride past some of London's iconic landmarks to raise funds for a charity of your choice.

Lee Valley Velopark, London E20

Sat 6 Jun

£39–£99

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

Poetry Meets Art

Event raising awareness of the situation in the Congo featuring live performance, with open mic and a vegan buffet.

Passing Clouds, London E8

Tue 12 May

£5 in advance; £7 on the door / 07596 940536

With Nebula Nebula, JJ Bola, Nairobi Thompson, James Massiah, Kevine Bayana Fuenta, Sid Mercutio, plus a community presentation: The Earth Centre – Traditional Kemetic School.

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

With Word Play, Isis Amlak, Emma Siane Medeos and Nebula Nebula

Tue 9 Jun

£5 in advance; £7 on the door / 07596 940536

With Nebula Nebula, JJ Bola, Nairobi Thompson, James Massiah, Kevine Bayana Fuenta, Sid Mercutio, plus a community presentation: The Earth Centre – Traditional Kemetic School.

£5 before 9pm, £7 after / 07596 940536

With Word Play, Isis Amlak, Emma Siane Medeos and Nebula Nebula

Tue 14 Jul

£5 in advance; £7 on the door / 07596 940536

With Nebula Nebula, JJ Bola, Nairobi Thompson, James Massiah, Kevine Bayana Fuenta, Sid Mercutio, plus a community presentation: The Earth Centre – Traditional Kemetic School.

…and 6 more dates until 12 Jan 2016

Poppys Path Charity Comedy Evening

A night of laughs in support of Poppys Path, featuring Bobby Davro, Ricky Grover, Rod Woodward, Geoff Boyz and Johnny Tait.

Richmond Theatre

Sun 3 May

£23–£56 / 0870 060 6651

Positive Help: 25th Birthday Ceilidh

A ceilidh, tribal belly dancing, raffle and buffet to celebrate 25 years of Positive Help, which supports adults and children living with HIV and Hepatitis C. Funds raised to towards supporting their work.

Counting House, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Apr

£15 inc buffet / 0131 667 7533

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