Charity

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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

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

The Comedy Store, London SW1Y

Mon 13 Apr

£14.30 / 0844 871 7699

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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

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

Moveable Feast

Visit three of Edinburgh's restaurants all in one night, with a drinks reception at St Andrew's and St George's West, then onto a starter, main and dessert, each at a different venue. Money raised goes to Parkinson's UK. Drinks not included in ticket price.

George Street, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Apr

£35 / 0844 225 9857

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

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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 10 Apr

£5

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

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
…and 9 more dates until 11 Mar 2016

A Night For Damilola

A night of DJs, live music and spoken word aiming to raise £10,000 for the Damilola Taylor Trust. The line-up includes Phil Tangent, Industry Standard, Jon1st, Mark Grist and Blizzard.

Egg, London N7

Fri 10 Apr

£10 in advance; £15 on the door / 020 7619 7879

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
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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 14 Apr

£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 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

…and 7 more dates until 12 Jan 2016

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 / 0131 667 7533

Powys Charity Tattoo Convention

More than 30 artists from across the globe get together for Powys' third tattoo convention, as well as body modifications and piercers. There are acoustic acts and other entertainment, all raising money for The Welsh Air Ambulance and the Royal British Legion.

Llanidloes Community Centre

Sat 18 Jul

Free (by donation)

Sun 19 Jul

Free (by donation)

Race For Life: Pretty Muddy

Time to get dirty. Pretty Muddy is Race for Life's 5k obstacle course. Crawl under nets, slip down slides and clamber over inflatables to help raise funds for Cancer Research UK. The event is for all abilities; walk it, run it or dance your way around the course.

Bellahouston Park, Glasgow

Sat 20 Jun

Over-13s only

£19.99 (Children £10) / 0141 427 5454

Dalkeith Country Park

Sat 13 Jun

Over-13s only

£19.99 (Children £10) / 0131 654 1666

Sefton Park, Liverpool

Sat 4 Jul

Over-13s only

Times to be confirmed / £19.99 (Children £10)

Rachael Clunie

The vocalist performs a charity singing gig.

The Brunswick, Hove

Sun 19 Apr

£10 / 01273 733984

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The RAF Halton Sprint Triathlon

Swim, cycle and run to help raise money for Rennie Grove Hospice Care.

RAF Halton, Aylesbury

Sun 3 May

Times to be confirmed / £25–£35 / 01442 820740

Please note: Price depends on whether participants take on a Super Sprint or Mini Olympic.

Rainbow Ramble

The Legacy Rainbow House's annual sponsored walk/run, which aims to support children with disabilities. Participants can choose between a five, 11 or 18 mile route, and all finishers receive a goody bag and medal.

Bishop Rawstorne High School, Leyland

Sat 25 Apr

£15; children/adults in wheelchairs/pushchairs free (Children £5) / 01704 823276

  • 09:30 – 17:00 Rainbow Ramble Bishop Rawstorne High School, Leyland

RBC Race For The Kids

Get the whole family involved in this 5k fun run and help raise funds for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity.

Battersea Park, London SW11

Sun 7 Jun

£16; under 4s free (Children £11) / 0207 239 3270

The RoadBlock Run

RoadBlock Run returns with another race filled with obstacles for runners to navigate in aid of a variety of charities including Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland. Prizes for fastest males, females and teams, as well as a special prize for runners in fancy dress.

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Sun 13 Sep

Times to be confirmed / Prices vary / 0845 450 2000

Rob Roy Challenge

Not for the faint hearted – teams take part in an action-packed day including a 16-mile walk (or run) from Drymen to Callander then a 39-mile cycle to Kenmore. A party and feast await the intrepid participants upon their finish. Teams should include four people and each team member is asked to raise a minimum of £350.

Drymen Village Hall

Sat 20 Jun

£65; £105 with bike hire / 07977 151540

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