Days out, free events

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Burntisland Summer Fair

All the fun of the fair with something for everyone, including children's and adult rides, side stalls and more candy floss than you can shake a stick at.

Burntisland Links

Tue 25 Jun

Free entry, pay for individual rides

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Wed 26 Jun

Free entry, pay for individual rides

  • 12:00 – 22:00

Thu 27 Jun

Free entry, pay for individual rides

  • 12:00 – 22:00
…and 52 more dates until 18 Aug

Royal Greenwich Get Together

A day out celebrating the military traditions of the borough, but with lots of kids' activities including a pop-up circus theatre, a community parade and street food, bars and a farmers' market.

Artillery Square, Woolwich

Sat 29 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

General Gordon Square, London SE18

Sat 29 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Portslade Summer Fayre

A summer fair held by Brighton Lions.

Portslade Recreation Ground

Sun 30 Jun

Free

  • 13:00 – 17:00

Katharine House Hospice Forget Me Not Display

The display will include as many as 1000 flowers that have been skillfully crafted by the British Iron Works Centre, with the names of those being remembered on display.

Shugborough Estate, Stafford

Tue 25 Jun

Free Admission applies / 0845 459 8900

Wed 26 Jun

Free Admission applies / 0845 459 8900

Thu 27 Jun

Free Admission applies / 0845 459 8900

Fri 28 Jun

Free Admission applies / 0845 459 8900

Loadofhay Craft Market

Craft market filled with handmade goodies.

Pinner Village Hall

Sun 28 Jul

Free / 07375426911

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Sun 25 Aug

Free / 07375426911

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Sun 22 Sep

Free / 07375426911

  • 11:00 – 15:00
…and 3 more dates until 22 Dec

Weird Plants by Chris Thorogood

Venus fly trap by Chris Thorogood

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0131 248 2909

Wed 26 Jun

Free / 0131 248 2909

Thu 27 Jun

Free / 0131 248 2909

…and 66 more dates until 1 Sep

Social in the Gardens

Scotland's festival of social enterprise that celebrates the field with a day of market stalls, live music, open air family ceilidh, art exhibition, food stalls and a bar - all produced and run by social enterprises that are working to improve people's quality of life here in Scotland. The 2019 event will be free as it…

Ross Theatre Bandstand, Edinburgh

Fri 26 Jul

Free / 0131 228 1276

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Sat 27 Jul

Free / 0131 228 1276

  • 11:00 – 20:00

Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

Exhibition on the latest in scientific research from around the world, alongside a programme of talks, demonstrations and family-friendly performances.

The Royal Society, London SW1Y

Mon 1 Jul

Free / 020 7451 2500

Tue 2 Jul

Free / 020 7451 2500

Wed 3 Jul

Free / 020 7451 2500

…and 4 more dates until 7 Jul

Loire Valley London Events

Wine tasting events around London.

JM Gallery, London W11

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 020 7243 6121

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 020 7243 6121

Oor Wullie's Big Bucket Trail

Track down the 200 designed Oor Wullie statues and 350 mini sculptures scattered around Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, Inverness and beyond, before they're reunited for a two-day exhibition and then auctioned off for charity.

Various venues: Scotland

Tue 25 Jun

Free

  • 09:00

Wed 26 Jun

Free

  • 09:00

Thu 27 Jun

Free

  • 09:00
…and 64 more dates until 30 Aug

Revolution Festival

Family day out at the Falkirk Wheel, featuring the Lock'n'Paddle, food stalls, live music, laser tag and more.

The Falkirk Wheel

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 08700 500208

Moonstruck: 500 Years of Mental Health

An exhibition that explores the changing understanding of mental heath over the past 500 years.

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Tue 25 Jun

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Wed 26 Jun

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:30

Thu 27 Jun

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:30
…and 127 more dates until 23 Dec

Out of the Blue Flea Market

Bargain buys including furniture, clothes, music, bric-a-brac and more.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Sat 27 Jul

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Sat 31 Aug

Free / 0131 555 7100

  • 10:00 – 15:00
…and 4 more dates until 28 Dec

David Nash: Sculpture Through the Seasons

David Nash: Sculpture through the Seasons is the largest and most ambitious exhibition of David Nash's work ever presented in Wales. The exhibition marks the fiftieth anniversary of the artist living and working in Capel Rhiw – a former Methodist chapel in Blaenau Ffestiniog, north Wales.

National Museum Cardiff

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 029 2039 7951

Wed 26 Jun

Free / 029 2039 7951

Thu 27 Jun

Free / 029 2039 7951

…and 58 more dates until 1 Sep

Lancashire Science Festival

Family science day with a showcase of activities based around technology, engineering, mathematics and more.

University of Central Lancashire, Preston

Sat 29 Jun

Free / 01772 894288

  • 09:00 – 16:00

Pirates Off Portrush

Pirate festival featuring a whole host of fun family activities.

Portrush

Sat 29 Jun

Free

  • 11:00 – 17:00

Sun 30 Jun

Free

  • 12:00 – 17:00

Skiffie Worlds 2019

Week-long festival of coastal rowing, alongside plenty of onshore activities for the whole family.

Agnew Park, Stranraer

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 07809363289

  • 16:00 – 22:00

Mon 8 Jul

Free / 07809363289

  • 16:00 – 22:00

Tue 9 Jul

Free / 07809363289

  • 16:00 – 22:00
…and 4 more dates until 13 Jul

Stonham Barns Traditional Car Boot Sale

Grab yourself a bargain at this large car boot sale. Featuring covered and uncovered pitches on hard ground.

Stonham Barns Car Boot, Stonham Aspal

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 07817539168

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 07817539168

Sun 14 Jul

Free / 07817539168

…and 19 more dates until 24 Nov

Alexandra Park Festival Day

A fun day out for the whole family in Alexandra Park, with kids activities and inflatables, a carnival parade, live wrestling, food and market stalls and much more.

Alexandra Park, Glasgow

Sat 20 Jul

Free / 0141 287 5064

Bedford Place Vintage Family Festival

Family day out with music from Still Moving DJs, The Lindy Club dancers, Sing Now choir, food and refreshments, children's petting farm, Hampshire Farmers Market, craft stalls and much more.

Wilton Avenue / Bedford Place Car Park, Southampton

Sun 21 Jul

Free

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Dunure Festival of the Sea

An annual celebration of traditional and modern music, maritime history, watersports and food.

Dunure Harbour

Sat 20 Jul

Free

  • 13:00 – 23:00

Much Hadham Fete and Dog Show 2019

Family event with a fairground, stalls, sideshows, live music and a dog show.

The Recreation Ground, Much Hadham

Mon 26 Aug

Free

  • 12:00 – 16:30

Night Market

Evening market with live music, local crafts, fresh food and drink.

Balgove Larder, St Andrews

Tue 2 Jul

Free / 01334 898145

  • 17:00 – 21:00

Tue 6 Aug

Free / 01334 898145

  • 17:00 – 21:00

Tue 3 Sep

Free / 01334 898145

  • 17:00 – 21:00
…and 2 more dates until 4 Dec

The Portstewart Community Red Sails Festival

There's fun for all the family at this festival, with a variety of storytelling, magic and puppet shows, Victorian-themed workshops, fancy dress competitions, street theatre, live music and more.

The Crescent, Portstewart

Mon 22 Jul

Times vary / Free / 028 7034 4723

Tue 23 Jul

Times vary / Free / 028 7034 4723

Wed 24 Jul

Times vary / Free / 028 7034 4723

…and 3 more dates until 27 Jul

Stockbridge Market

Next to the Water of Leith every Sunday all year round since 2011. 10am to 5pm, the market’s combination of top quality artisan producers, farmers and takeaway food stalls make it a fabulous Sunday treat. Regular stallholders include Au Gourmand’s artisan bread and pastries, Ridleys Fish and Game, Caithness Smokedhouse's…

Stockbridge Market, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Jun

Free / 0131 261 6181

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 0131 261 6181

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 14 Jul

Free / 0131 261 6181

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 76 more dates until 27 Dec 2020