Afternoon events, Sport

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Aegon Manchester Trophy

World class tennis returns to Manchester at the Aegon Manchester Trophy held at the historic Northern Lawn Tennis Club. See the world's best players prepare for Wimbledon on the grass courts of Didsbury

Northern Lawn Tennis Club, Manchester

Sun 31 May

£5–£6 week day; £10 weekend / 0161 445 3093

Sun 7 Jun

£5–£6 week day; £10 weekend / 0161 445 3093

Race for Life

Join the UK's largest women-only fundraising event and walk, run, jog or dance 5 or 10k to raise money for Cancer Research UK. The 5k event is suitable for all levels of ability and Race For Life provide you with a training plan and sponsorship pack to get you started.

Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool

Sun 21 Jun

£14.99; free under 6s free (Children £10) / 0845 600 6050

5k and 10k distances

Bught Park, Inverness

Sun 24 May

£14.99; under 6s free (Children £10) / 0845 600 6050

5k and 10k distances

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Jun

£14.99; under 6s free (Children £10) / 0845 600 6050

5k and 10k distances

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Southport Theatre And Floral Hall Complex

Sat 23 May

£20 / 0844 871 3021

The Boiler Shop Steamer Goes Vamos!

Mexican wrestlers take on their UK opponents. plus live music, DJs and food.

The Boiler Shop Steamer, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 7 Jun

£4.95–£7.95 / 07402 259635

Aberdeen Sports Village Tour

Take the opportunity to visit Aberdeen Sports Village – world class sport and exercise facility open to everyone in the community.  Accompanied by an expert guide you will be shown round the Sports Centre with its wealth of indoor and outdoor facilities and the recently opened Aquatics Centre boasting an Olympic standard…

Aberdeen Sports Village

Sat 30 May

Aquatics Centre

Free / 01224 438900

Part of May Festival 2015.

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Ferneham Hall, Fareham

Sun 12 Jul

£18 / 01329 231942

Charity Golf Day

Raise funds for Cransley Hospice with a round o' golf. There are also sponsorship opportunities.

Wellingborough Golf Club

Fri 5 Jun

£155 for sponsorship; £235 for a 4-ball team / 01536 506123

Adult Swim Series

Coached sessions for adult swimmers in a 50 metre pool. Improve your swimming, train for an open water, masters swimming or triathlon event, or simply to get fitter.

National Swimming Academy, Stirling

Sun 31 May

£15 / 01786 466520

Open Water Style: Beginners

£15 / 01786 466520

Afternoon Racing

A flat race meeting.

Wolverhampton Racecourse

Wed 3 Jun

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

Thu 4 Jun

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

Mon 22 Jun

£15 Premier; £10 Grandstand / 01902 390000

…and 2 more dates until 29 Jun

AWT Twilight Flat

A flat race meeting.

Kempton Park Racecourse, Sunbury-on-Thames

Wed 27 May

£12–£19; £9 adv

Thu 4 Jun

£12–£19; £9 adv

Wed 10 Jun

£12–£19; £9 adv

Wed 24 Jun

£12–£19; £9 adv

Barbell Weightlifting Club

Bodybuilding club.

Brentwood Centre

Sat 23 May

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

Sat 30 May

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

Sat 6 Jun

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

…and 7 more dates until 25 Jul

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals

A chance to see some of the top players and doubles teams of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) compete in the end of season championships.

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Mon 9 Nov

prices vary / 0844 856 0202

Sun 15 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

Base Camp Festival

Britain's first adult-only adventure festival. Take the best from a music festival, mix it with adventure and serve it with friends. By day do outdoors activities, by night hear tales of adventure and dance under the stars.

Sabine Hay Wood, Matlock

Fri 4 Sep

£108.25–£129.50

The Beaumont Trophy – Men's Race

A professional cycling race covering 117 miles. Sir Bradley Wiggins has won the race twice, once as National Champion in 2011.

Gosforth Park, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 21 Jun

See website for details

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Bidean Nam Bian Guided Walk

Climb mighty munro Bidean nam Bian with a qualified ranger and get fantastic views of Glencoe.

Glencoe Visitor Centre

Sat 25 Jul

£30.00 per person / 01855 811307

Bowls Club

Regular bowling club.

Memorial Hall, Newport

Mon 25 May

Phone for prices / 01495 243252

  • 13:00 – 16:00 Bowls Club Memorial Hall, Newport

Fri 29 May

Phone for prices / 01495 243252

  • 13:00 – 16:00 Bowls Club Memorial Hall, Newport

Mon 1 Jun

Phone for prices / 01495 243252

  • 13:00 – 16:00 Bowls Club Memorial Hall, Newport
…and 17 more dates until 31 Jul

British FIM Speedway Grand Prix

Brit World Champion Tai Woffinden is up against three riders with six World Championships between them in Greg Hancock, Nicki Pedersen and Chris Holder. Also in action is fellow Brit Chris Harris, having been handed a permanent Wild Card for this year's series.

Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Sat 4 Jul

£29–£100 / 08442 777 888

BT World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge

A game combining elements of Formula One, rugby, basketball and chess.

Copper Box Arena, London E20

Mon 12 Oct

£8–£45

Tue 13 Oct

£8–£45

Wed 14 Oct

£8–£45

…and 2 more dates until 16 Oct

CancerCare Cross Bay Challenge

Choose from a half marathon, family walk or Fatbike cycle challenge and help raise funds for Cancer Care.

Moor Lane, Grange-Over-Sands

Sun 28 Jun

£31 Run; £10 Walk / 01524 381820

Due to the unique nature of the event, routes are dependant on tidal times. Therefore final start times will be confirmed no later than two weeks before the event.

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Capoeira Senzala Glasgow

A martial art where kicks and acrobatics movements are executed to music and song.

Jacobean Building, Glasgow

Sat 23 May

£6 (£5) / 07825 087057

Adults all levels.

Sat 30 May

£6 (£5) / 07825 087057

Adults all levels.

Sat 6 Jun

£6 (£5) / 07825 087057

Adults all levels.

…and 29 more dates until 26 Dec

Championship Boxing

Championship boxing bout.

York Hall, London E2

Sat 13 Jun

prices vary

Sat 4 Jul

prices vary

Chesterton Polo In The Park 2015

A three-day polo tournament featuring six international teams with plenty of entertainment on and off the pitch including Lanson Champagne Garden Bar and kids activities.

Hurlingham Park, London SW6

Fri 5 Jun

prices vary / 020 7736 1735

Sat 6 Jun

prices vary / 020 7736 1735

The Chocolate 5K

Birmingham Hospice host a 5k with a difference. Rather than stop along the route for energy drinks, you arrive at a series of chocolate stations serving tasty treats. At the end you receive a chocolate medal and free entry to the chocolate buffet. Can't eat and run? Don't worry, you can stash it in your Chocolate 5k…

Dorridge Village Hall, Solihull

Sat 5 Sep

£10; under 5s free (Children £5) / 0121 472 1191

Codsall Whist Club

Players of all abilities and ages hope to be dealt a winning hand, plus a prize raffle.

Codsall Village Hall, Wolverhampton

Mon 25 May

£2 inc scorecard and refreshments, raffle tickets £1, email wolf1forge@greenbee.net for information / 01902 843412

Mon 1 Jun

£2 inc scorecard and refreshments, raffle tickets £1, email wolf1forge@greenbee.net for information / 01902 843412

Mon 8 Jun

£2 inc scorecard and refreshments, raffle tickets £1, email wolf1forge@greenbee.net for information / 01902 843412

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