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Scottish Boat Race

The annual rowing competition (and second oldest in the country) between those old rivals, the University of Glasgow and the University of Edinburgh.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 23 May

Free / 0141 330 5429

The Tall Ship at Riverside, Glasgow

Sat 23 May

Free / 0141 330 5429

Big Archery Weekend

In association with Archery GB this national event aims to open up Archery to everyone.

Sittingbourne Community College

Sat 30 May

Free

Sun 31 May

Free

Johnathan Davies Rugby Sevens Weekend

The racecourse hosts the Johnathan Davies Youth 7s on Saturday, followed by the Trimsaran RFC Senior 7s Tournament on Sunday.

Ffos Las Racecourse and Conference Centre, Trimsaran

Sat 23 May

£15–£20 (Children free when accompanied by a paying adult; Seniors £15) / 01554 811092

Sun 24 May

£15–£20 (Children free when accompanied by a paying adult; Seniors £15) / 01554 811092

The Legends Of Darts Masters

An exhibition darts match featuring well known faces of the sport.

IndigO2, London SE10

Sat 23 Jan 2016

£26.40–£51.50 / 0871 220 0260

K2, Crawley

Sat 26 Sep

prices vary / 01293 585300

Led Cycle Ride: The Meadows to Musselburgh

Want to get to Scotland's Big Nature Festival the green way? Join a guided cycle from the Meadows to Levenhall Links in Musselburgh. The bike ride follows the National Cycle Network (NCN) route number 76 with local history and wildlife facts shared along the way.

The Meadows, Edinburgh

Sat 23 May

Free

Rides leave every twenty minutes from 9am to 11.20am and take approxiamtely an hour to reach the festival. Bike rides back leave every twenty minutes from 3pm to 5.20pm. Part of Scotland's Big Nature Festival.

Sun 24 May

Free

Rides leave every twenty minutes from 9am to 11.20am and take approxiamtely an hour to reach the festival. Bike rides back leave every twenty minutes from 3pm to 5.20pm. Part of Scotland's Big Nature Festival.

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Race Meeting

Check venue for exact opening and race times.

Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 29 May

0191 236 2020

Afternoon Flat Racing

  • 12:00 Race Meeting Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 25 Jun

0191 236 2020

Afternoon Flat Racing

  • 12:00 Race Meeting Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 27 Jun

0191 236 2020

Afternoon Flat Racing

  • 12:00 Race Meeting Newcastle Racecourse, Newcastle upon Tyne
…and 10 more dates until 19 Dec

Sailing Taster Sessions

See if you've got the stomach for sailing with these taster sessions, where you can sail with an experienced helm or have a go yourself.

Kingsmead Sailing Club, Slough

Sat 23 May

Free / 01753 686016

Sun 24 May

Free / 01753 686016

William Hill Scottish Cup Final

David meets Goliath at this year's cup final, as Queen of the South face up to Rangers.

Hampden Park, Glasgow

Sat 30 May

£25–£30 (Children £5–£10) / 0141 616 6000

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.

Abington Park, Northampton

Sun 7 Jun

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

5k and 10k distances

Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool

Sun 21 Jun

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

5k and 10k distances

Alyn Waters Country Park, Wrexham

Sun 7 Jun

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

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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

Mon 1 Jun

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

Tue 2 Jun

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

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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

Equi-Expo

An Equestrian show featuring trade stands and class demonstrations in Dressage, Show Jumping, Carriage Driving and Showing.

Kent Showground, Maidstone

Sat 6 Jun

£8–£10 / 01622 630975

  • 09:00 – 17:00 Equi-Expo Kent Showground, Maidstone

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.

Craiglockhart Parish Church, Edinburgh

Fri 29 May

£7.25

Fri 5 Jun

£7.25

Fri 12 Jun

£7.25

…and 2 more dates until 26 Jun

London 2 Brighton Challenge

A 100km challenge, that's 62.1 miles, from London to Brighton. Walk it, jog it or run it. Cross the finish line and be a legend forever.

Old Deer Park, Richmond

Sat 23 May

£29–£49 / 020 7609 6695

Making a Splash

Patrick Miley, father and coach of Commonwealth gold-medallist Hannah will give an insight into the highs and lows of sport, the secret of being a successful coach and how the Mileys find a balance between their personal and professional relationships. The talk will also include interview clips with Hannah, specially…

Aberdeen Sports Village

Sat 30 May

Seminar Room

£3 (Concessions £3) / 01224 438900

Part of May Festival 2015.

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Move More Gentle Movement Class

An exercise class from Macmillan Cancer Support designed or those living with and beyond cancer, featuring Chi Gung style movements, relaxation and meditation.

Calman Cancer Support Centre, Glasgow

Thu 28 May

Free / 0141 287 0241

Thu 4 Jun

Free / 0141 287 0241

Thu 11 Jun

Free / 0141 287 0241

…and 27 more dates until 17 Dec

Parkhead Library, Glasgow

Thu 28 May

Free / 0141 287 0241

Thu 4 Jun

Free / 0141 287 0241

Thu 11 Jun

Free / 0141 287 0241

…and 27 more dates until 17 Dec

Pollok Civic Realm, Glasgow

Fri 29 May

Free / 0141 287 0241

Fri 5 Jun

Free / 0141 287 0241

Fri 12 Jun

Free / 0141 287 0241

…and 27 more dates until 18 Dec

Spanish Football’s Golden Age: Behind the Headlines

An audience with Aberdeen football journalist, analyst and commentator Graham Hunter as he reveals all about covering one of the most successful national football sides of all time, his friendships with some of the world’s greatest players and a genuinely unique behind-the-scenes insight into the inner-circle of some of…

King's College Conference Centre, Aberdeen

Sat 30 May

£6 (Concessions £4) / 01224 273874

Part of May Festival 2015.

St Oswald’s Kaleidoscope 5K Colour Run

A colourful 5k for all abilities in support of St Oswald's Hospice. Start in a white t-shirt and finish the course showered in a rainbow of colour.

The Rising Sun Country Park, Newcastle

Sun 21 Jun

£20; under 5s free (Children £10) / 0191 246 9123

The SUBWAY Helping Hearts™ Family 5K

Fun run for all the family – part of a campaign to encourage healthier lifestyles and raise funds for charity by the fast food company.

Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell

Sat 30 May

£6.99; £8.99 on the day entry (Children free) / 0113 234 7474

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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Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association & Yorkhill 5k Fun Run

The fifth annual AMYA 5k fun run allows members and non members of the Ahmadiyya Mosque to lace up their trainers and help raise funds for Yorkhill Children's Charity. Afterwards there's music, dance and food stalls at the recently renovated Kelvingrove Bandstand.

Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow

Sun 24 May

£10 (Children £7 under 13; Family £30) / 0141 201 6917

Southport Theatre And Floral Hall Complex

Sat 23 May

£20 / 0844 871 3021

Bupa Westminster Mile

Bupa's well-being themed festival features an inclusive one mile run/walk, live music and activities to promote health.

St James's Park, London SW1A

Sun 24 May

Free / 020 7930 1793

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

Color Me Rad

We all know 5Ks are incredibly boring – all that stomping along with nothing to distract your mind. Color Me Rad aims to put a stop to this – by blasting participants with shedloads of neon paint as they run. Think of it as a rave, just with more jogging.

Beach Esplanade, Aberdeen

Sat 6 Jun

Prices vary

Herts Showground, St Albans

Sat 13 Jun

Prices vary / 01395 277002

Margam Park, Port Talbot

Sat 30 May

Prices vary / 01639 881635

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