Days out, Fairs

169 events

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Dalkeith Agricultural Show

Agricultural show with horse, cattle, sheep, trade stands, handiwork, baking and floral art.

Westgate Park, Dalkeith

Sat 11 Jul

Times & prices to be confirmed / 01506 845084


An arts market encompassing furniture, graphic design, homewares and fashion from the best designers as selected by the Fruitmarket, and taking over all of the gallery's spaces for the weekend.

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 29 May

0131 225 2383

  • 17:00 – 21:00 DesignMarket Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 30 May

0131 225 2383

  • 11:00 – 18:00 DesignMarket Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 31 May

0131 225 2383

  • 12:00 – 17:00 DesignMarket Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

The Eco Technology Show

Environmental technology conference.

American Express Community Stadium, Brighton

Thu 11 Jun

Free / 01273 957726

Fri 12 Jun

Free / 01273 957726

The Edinburgh Wedding Exhibition

Planning the big day is made easy with Edinburgh's biggest bridal event featuring over 120 exhibitors, cocktails, live bands and catwalk shows.

Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Sep

£5 / 0131 346 5000

Sun 20 Sep

£5 / 0131 346 5000

Edinburgh's Christmas

Six weeks of winter wonderland in Edinburgh, with the east side of Princes Street transformed by a fairground, a host of colourful lights and the fabled German Christmas market with dozens of stalls selling traditional trinkets and crafts as well as delicious Teutonic treats (and, of course, glühwein).

City Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 20 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sat 21 Nov

Times & prices vary

Sun 22 Nov

Times & prices vary

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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

The Eyemouth Herring Queen Festival

Traditional festival on the Eyemouth Harbourside including the selection of one lucky local lassie to be Herring Queen and a few more to be her maids for the week. Entertainment and fun for all the family.

Harbour, Eyemouth

Sat 18 Jul

Times & prices to be confirmed

Sun 19 Jul

Times & prices to be confirmed

Mon 20 Jul

Times & prices to be confirmed

…and 6 more dates until 26 Jul

Female Tattoo Show

The UK's only tattoo convention dedicated to the fairer sex. As well as the pick of the country's best woman artists, there's burlesque, monster cirque, trade stalls, tattoo supplies, awards and entertainment.

Assembly Rooms, Leamington Spa

Sun 13 Sep


Festive Flower and Food Show

A wintry celebration of flora, fauna and food.

Opera House & Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Fri 13 Nov

£16.50 / 0870 380 1111

Sat 14 Nov

£16.50 / 0870 380 1111

Sun 15 Nov

£16.50 / 0870 380 1111

Stonehaven Town Hall

Sat 2 May

Free / 01569 765341

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Food and Craft Fair

An opportunity to buy local, with local craftspeople, cooks and bakers selling everything from jewellery to jam. Organised by the Eric Liddell Centre.

Eric Liddell Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 16 May

Free / 0131 447 4520

Sat 26 Sep

Free / 0131 447 4520

Wed 2 Dec

Free / 0131 447 4520

Fulmer Day Village Fete

Annual village fete with entertainment for the whole family.

Various venues: Fulmer

Sat 11 Jul

Free (Stallholders £25–£50)

Gourock Highland Games

Set against the backdrop of the mountains of Argyll, Gourock Highland Games incorporates the West of Scotland Junior Highland Dance Championship, pipe bands, heavy events championship, and a programme of events and attractions such as musicians, arts, crafts and sports.

Gourock Park

Sun 10 May

Times vary / £5 (£3; Family £14; Children under five go free) / 01475 712032

Car parking charge is £2.50.

Grand Victorian Travelling Show

Join the Victorian travelling show and take part in the stalls, marvel at the sideshow and check out the wild west rodeo.

English Heritage: Audley End House And Gardens, Saffron Walden

Sun 3 May

Included in admission / 01799 522399

Mon 4 May

Included in admission / 01799 522399

The Great British Tattoo Show

Fashion shows, lingerie shows, burlesque, awards, competitions, live music and much more, plus the chance to get yourself worked on by some of the best artists in the world.

Alexandra Palace, London N22

Sat 23 May

Times & prices to be confirmed / 020 8365 2121

Sun 24 May

Times & prices to be confirmed / 020 8365 2121

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Hallowe'en Tattoo Bash

Big bad tattoo bash with artists, traders and live entertainment all weekend. Music is provided by Tom & Chrisbee, stilt walkers, fire breathers and there's a hog roast to keep your energy up. Just watch out for the marauding zombies that are hanging around.

Wolverhampton Racecourse

Sat 7 Nov

£15 (weekend ticket £25) / 01902 390000

Sun 8 Nov

£15 (weekend ticket £25) / 01902 390000

Holistic and Mystic Mind Body and Soul Fair

At this holistic and mystic fair you can be maxing, relaxing all cool. But instead of shooting some b-ball outside of school, you can browse products such as crystals, singing bowls and incense, visit a psychic reader, take part in a workshop, listen to a talk or participate in one of the other activities designed to…

The Arc, Caterham

Sun 27 Sep

Arora Hotel Gatwick

Sun 6 Sep

Denbies Wine Estate, Dorking

Sun 25 Oct

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Home Front Vintage Fair

A two day fair as part of the 1940s weekend featuring a selection of period items, fashion, jewellery and home wares.

Thornborough Hall, Leyburn

Sat 25 Jul

Free / 07779 342782

Homegrown Talent Showcase

Local talent show accompanied by craft show, music and entertainment.

Aboyne Victory Hall

Sat 2 May

£2 (Children free)


A showcase of style and design for your home and garden with interiors and furniture to make every room in your home magazine spread worthy.

Olympia, London W14

Wed 17 Jun

£16 in advance; 20 on the door (Children £8 in advance; £10 on the door) / 0844 412 4623

  • 10:00 – 18:00 House Olympia, London

Thu 18 Jun

£16 in advance; 20 on the door (Children £8 in advance; £10 on the door) / 0844 412 4623

  • 10:00 – 18:00 House Olympia, London

Fri 19 Jun

£16 in advance; 20 on the door (Children £8 in advance; £10 on the door) / 0844 412 4623

  • 10:00 – 18:00 House Olympia, London

Sat 20 Jun

£16 in advance; 20 on the door (Children £8 in advance; £10 on the door) / 0844 412 4623

  • 10:00 – 18:00 House Olympia, London
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Independent Living Scotland

Scotland's largest homecare and rehabilitation event with all the latest disability products and services for disabled people of all ages, their carers, the elderly and healthcare professionals.

SECC, Glasgow

Wed 7 Oct

Free / 0141 248 3000

Jurassic Coast Tattoo Convention

Now in its fourth year, there's the usual artists, stalls, live music and merch, but on top of that Jurassic Coast Tattoo Convention offers a trad barber, a psychic medium, a beard competition and taxidermy.

Bournemouth Central

Fri 30 Oct

Times to be confirmed / £5 (weekend tickets £15)

Sat 31 Oct

Times to be confirmed / £5 (weekend tickets £15)

Sun 1 Nov

Times to be confirmed / £5 (weekend tickets £15)

Just In Case: A sale of art objects from within a suitcase

The gallery offers craft objects that can be fitted into a suitcase for sale outside the gallery.

O3 Gallery, Oxford

Sat 2 May

Free / 01865 246131

Kinver Country Fayre

A day out for all the family, with food and drink stalls, craft demonstrations, historical re-enactments, live music and dance.

Kinver High Street, Stourbridge

Sun 21 Jun

£3 (tbc)

Kirkintilloch Canal Festival

A week of fun at Scotland's canal capital, with boat trips, arts and crafts and a range of live bands. There's also a story week, a 'get active' day with the chance to have a go at everything from canoeing to urban foraging, and a gala Sunday.

Forth and Clyde Canal, Kirkintilloch

Mon 24 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0141 578 0144

Tue 25 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0141 578 0144

Wed 26 Aug

Times & prices vary / 0141 578 0144

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