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Shire Horse Society National Show

See 300 of the fancy beasts in the show, plus demonstrations, trade stands and more.

Arena UK, Grantham

Sat 21 Mar

£8 in advance, £10 on the gate (Children & seniors £6 in advance; £8 on the gate) / 01536 771611

Sun 22 Mar

£8 in advance, £10 on the gate (Children & seniors £6 in advance; £8 on the gate) / 01536 771611

Six Nations Lunch

Rugby and grub – what more do you need during the Six Nations? Enjoy a Thai meal before or after the game.

Chaophraya, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Feb

Prices vary / 0131 226 7614

Sun 1 Mar

Prices vary / 0131 226 7614

Mon 2 Mar

Prices vary / 0131 226 7614

…and 19 more dates until 21 Mar

London French RFC Crunch Picnic: Animation Banda

For the lucky ones who have tickets to England v France game, the 6 Nations last game:

Twickenham Stadium

Sat 21 Mar

£20 / 020 8892 2000

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

Red Bull Soapbox Race

Design, build and race your own soapbox. If you dare.

Alexandra Palace, London N22

Sun 12 Jul

£5 / 020 8365 2121

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Big Fun Run

Big Fun Runs are 5K runs staged within scenic parks throughout the UK and offer a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere where you can accomplish your personal goals.

Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham

Sat 12 Sep

£11.49

  • 11:00 – 13:00 Big Fun Run Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham

Chepstow Walking Festival

Four days of walking in the Lower Wye Valley.

Chepstow Tourist Information Centre

Thu 9 Apr

£5 Entitles to 1 walk (£10 Unlimited walks; Children free) / 01291 641856

Fri 10 Apr

£5 Entitles to 1 walk (£10 Unlimited walks; Children free) / 01291 641856

Sat 11 Apr

£5 Entitles to 1 walk (£10 Unlimited walks; Children free) / 01291 641856

Sun 12 Apr

£5 Entitles to 1 walk (£10 Unlimited walks; Children free) / 01291 641856

Colour Me Happy 5K

A very colourful run from Isabel Hospice, where participants start off in white, and as the 5k run progresses they get covered in multi-coloured powder paint. This event is for ages 5+, though runners aged 5–15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Leventhorpe School Fields, Sawbridgeworth

Sun 26 Jul

Prices vary

Junior Rugby Tots

Start them young on the road to Murrayfield glory at this specifically designed play programme that uses the multiple skills of rugby to create a fun environment where kids can develop basic core motor skills. Ages 2–3.5 years.

Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 2 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 661 0880

Mon 9 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 661 0880

Mon 16 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 661 0880

…and 2 more dates until 30 Mar

Craiglockhart Parish Church, Edinburgh

Wed 4 Mar

£7.25

Wed 11 Mar

£7.25

Wed 18 Mar

£7.25

…and 12 more dates until 26 Jun

Firrhill High School, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Feb

£7.25 / 0131 441 4501

Sat 7 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 441 4501

Sat 14 Mar

£7.25 / 0131 441 4501

…and 3 more dates until 4 Apr

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Race Meeting

Check venue for exact opening and race times.

Brighton Racecourse

Tue 28 Apr

01952 242019

Afternoon Flat Racing

Tue 5 May

01952 242019

Afternoon Flat Racing

Wed 6 May

01952 242019

Afternoon Flat Racing

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Race Meeting

Check venue for exact opening and race times.

Sedgefield Racecourse, Stockton-on-Tees

Sun 1 Mar

01740 621925

Afternoon Jump Racing

  • 12:00 Race Meeting Sedgefield Racecourse, Stockton-on-Tees

Tue 10 Mar

01740 621925

Afternoon Jump Racing

  • 12:00 Race Meeting Sedgefield Racecourse, Stockton-on-Tees

Fri 20 Mar

01740 621925

Afternoon Jump Racing

  • 12:00 Race Meeting Sedgefield Racecourse, Stockton-on-Tees
…and 12 more dates until 26 Dec

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

Roundhay Parkrun

Free, weekly, timed 5k run. You can run, jog or walk, bring a friend, bring a dog, push a buggy – whatever you fancy as you try to beat your personal best. It's essential to register online in advance.

Roundhay Park, Leeds

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0113 247 8336

Adventurers

See and learn about the machines which have been the choice mode of transport for rebels, hellraisers and anyone wanting to annoy their mother.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 28 Feb

Free / 0141 287 2720

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Adventurers Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sun 1 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Adventurers Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 0141 287 2720

  • 10:00 – 17:00 Adventurers Riverside Museum, Glasgow
…and 11 more dates until 13 Mar

Tollcross International Swimming Centre, Glasgow

Thu 26 Mar

£3.50–£5.50 / 0141 276 0801

Fri 27 Mar

£3.50–£5.50 / 0141 276 0801

Sat 28 Mar

£3.50–£5.50 / 0141 276 0801

Sun 29 Mar

£3.50–£5.50 / 0141 276 0801

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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

£10–£45 / 020 7736 1735

Sat 6 Jun

£10–£45 / 020 7736 1735

Sun 7 Jun

£10–£45 / 020 7736 1735

Commando Spirit: Survive The Yomp

Help raise funds for the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund at this special activity day out. Take on the challenge of the Yomp: the intense 30-mile test the Royal Marines have to face to complete their training.

Achnacarry and Spean Bridge, Fort William

Sat 12 Sep

£150 / 0844 693 1944

Epilepsy Action Tour of the Roses

Three day, coast to coast, cycle challenge in aid of Epilepsy Action. Starting in Blackpool and finishing in Scarborough the route includes parts of the first Stage of the 2014 Tour de France and passes the most iconic locations in the region. Accommodation, meals, baggage transfer, medical cover and mechanical assistance…

North Pier Blackpool

Sat 23 May

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

Sun 24 May

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

Mon 25 May

£400 / 01132 108797

Please note: rescheduled date.

Maverick Running Event

Cross country runs in the Surrey countryside, with a choice of three distances, 20k, 10k and 5k.

National Trust: Polesden Lacey, Dorking

Sat 28 Feb

£15–£30 adv booking essential / 01372 458203/452048

Resolution Run

Start 2015 as you mean to go on. Means you have no excuse to 'forget' your new year's resolutions, but think of how smug you'll be when the rest of the country fall by the wayside.

Aberdeen Beach

Sun 12 Apr

£12–£15

The Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy

Sun 22 Mar

£12–£15

Camperdown Country Park, Dundee

Sun 15 Mar

£12–£15

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Yoga for Sports

A yoga class to help runners, cyclists, footballers, rugby players and other athletes stay flexible, balanced and injury free.

Marchmont St Giles' Church, Edinburgh

Wed 4 Mar

£7 (Students £4) / 0131 447 4359

Wed 11 Mar

£7 (Students £4) / 0131 447 4359

Wed 18 Mar

£7 (Students £4) / 0131 447 4359

…and 23 more dates until 26 Aug

Ackers Adventure - Thrillseeker Taster Day

The activities available to try on the day are skiing, climbing, canoeing, kayaking, jungle challenge, archery, zip wire and fan descender.

Ackers Adventure, Birmingham

Sat 18 Apr

£21 (Children £18 booking essential) / 0121 772 5111

Sat 20 Jun

£21 (Children £18 booking essential) / 0121 772 5111

Sat 12 Sep

£21 (Children £18 booking essential) / 0121 772 5111

Adult Mountain Bike Skills

Receive professional guidance on cycling.

Moors Valley Country Park, Ringwood

Sat 14 Mar

£4.50 per person, adv booking essential / 01425 470721

Sat 21 Mar

£4.50 per person, adv booking essential / 01425 470721

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

Sat 11 Apr

£20 / 01786 466520

Intermediate: Skills & Drills

£20 / 01786 466520

Masterclass

Aerobics And Body Toning Workout

A low impact aerobics workout and body toning exercises. A fun way to get fit and in shape all year round. Designed using a variety of exercise styles to keep you motivated.

Mill Art And Events Centre, Rayleigh

Wed 4 Mar

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Wed 11 Mar

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Wed 18 Mar

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

Wed 25 Mar

Phone for prices / 01268 778737

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