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Halloween celebrations at King’s Lynn town centre

October 26th, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

To celebrate Halloween, West Norfolk Council and Vancouver Quarter have teamed up to run a special trail around King's Lynn town centre on 31st October (Monday). Children and their parents should go between 3pm and 5:30pm to Baxter's Plain, opposite to Costa Coffee and Argos, to collect from the Halloween HQ, a special Halloween map, before they go about the town centre, collecting from retailers the stamps. Participants who... Read More»

First cyber crime awareness event by Thames Valley Police

October 25th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

The Thames Valley Police (TVP) will be organising a cyber crime awareness event for the first time. The free event is on 30th November and is from 9am to 12:15pm, being held at the Cornerstone Arts Centre in Didcot (Oxfordshire). This meeting by TVP, one of the largest police forces of UK, covering Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire, is open to small businesses in the Thames Valley area. Experts on... Read More»

Free events for Remembrance Day at Henley

October 24th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

Henley-on-Thames in Oxfordshire, will be hosting free events to mark Remembrance Day. Henley and Peppard branch of the Royal British Legion will hosting 4 free events during the Remembrance period. On 27th October (Thursday) battlefield guide and photographer Mike St. Maur Sheil will be holding an illustrated talk at Henley Town Hall at 7:30pm, entitled- '1st July 1916: The aftermath of the day that changed our nation's history'. Following... Read More»

Southampton’s God’s House Tower turning into arts venue

October 23rd, 2016 by Sandy Under News

One of Southampton's most historic buildings- God's House Tower, is slowly turning into the city's newest arts venue. The 700 year old gatehouse in a £2.4 million redevelopment project by developers and artists, will be, for the firs time since 2011, opening its ancient oak doors to the public, to show architectural plans and present a series of events specially commissioned. God's House Tower (GHT) will be open until... Read More»

Free opera workshop by Opera South East

October 22nd, 2016 by Sandy Under News

Here is a chance for anybody to find out what it is like to sing in an opera. Opera South East will be conducting a free workshop, a taster session, on 23rd October (Sunday), at the White Rock theatre, in Hastings (East Sussex), which will run from 2pm to 5pm. Anyone can come along, as there is no experience required to join. The afternoon will be filled with music... Read More»

King’s Lynn to host annual Fawkes in The Walks event in November

October 21st, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

The free event in King's Lynn, Fawkes in The Walks at Lynn's park, is an annual free fireworks display that returns on 4th November (Friday) this time, in its 8th year of celebration. This year's event sees a traditional bonfire and a spectacular firework display, promising to be as impressive as before. The event starts at 6pm, the bonfire will be lit at 6:30pm by Mayor David Whitby and... Read More»

Liverpool offers free pass to try unlimited fitness classes

October 20th, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

'City Takeover' in Liverpool is a series of events over a fortnight, that allows residents to try out classes that include taekwando, yoga and line dancing. The programme, supported by local authorities, including Lee Charles, the international kick boxer, kicks-off on 22nd October (Saturday). A free pass for City Takeover will entitle residents to join as many sessions they wish, throughout the 2-week promotion, but with only one requirement... Read More»

Visit the Norwich Science Festival and get amazed

October 19th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

The Norwich Science festival is going on and over the 2 weeks, from 18 to 30 October, visitors can find here at The Forum, fascinating exhibitions, noisy theatrical shows, inspiring talks and hands-on family activities. Be a part of the city-wide celebrations and get amazed with the brightest minds pushing the boundaries of science. Many of the events at the Norwich Science Festival are free to attend, drop-in sessions,... Read More»

Pedal Portsmouth Glow Ride event coming soon

October 18th, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Portsmouth City Council will be hosting a free event- the Pedal Portsmouth Glow Ride, on 22nd October (Saturday). The free event will see hundreds of cyclists, riding by the Southsea seafront, taking place for the first time this year. Attending cyclists will be urged to wear high visibility and glow-in-the-dark clothing and accessories, in an event organised to raise awareness for cycle safety and in partnership with "Be... Read More»

Free drama workshop for youth at Milton Keynes

October 17th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

A free drama workshop for youth is to be hosted on 27th October at the Moulsoe Millennium Hall, in Milton Keynes. The Big Bold Youth workshop will be held from 6pm to 10pm. The taster will aim at helping to boost confidence of local participants, the budding young actors, and has a mix of improvisation and drama games. The youth will be taught over three sessions. One is for... Read More»

Free family event by Hot Wheels in Coventry

October 16th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

Car game specialist Hot Wheels will be hosting and inviting fans to a free event, the 'Make it Epic Tour' event on 24th October (Monday), at Toys R Us, in Walsgrave (north-east Coventry), which will be a thrilling action packed event, fit for both children and adults, especially over October half-term. Hot Wheels toy cars from Mattel have become a favourite (since the launch in 1968) and this year's... Read More»

Free event, OMG! Girls in Tech, for women, in Manchester soon

October 15th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

A free event called 'OMG! Girls in Tech', will be hosted on 28th October, at the UKFast Campus in Manchester. The event is promoted by UKFast, Liverpool Girl Geeks and Clicky Media, the digital marketing agency. The free event, designed to help kick-start careers in tech and digital industries for women, are targeted at potential women of 18 years and above. It will feature talks, networking and workshops at... Read More»

Free workshop on DSLR Video at Pinewood Studios

October 14th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

A free workshop on mastering your DSLR for video filmmaking will be held on 4th November, running from 10am to 4pm, at the Pinewood Studios London. Canon Explorer, Simon Quarrie, will help photographers at the workshop (named 'Canon Video Event') to make video films. Those not familiar with video would be motivated and made comfortable at creating movies. The workshop will explain the way to create a visual narrative, the key... Read More»

Into Film Festival for youth returns with free screenings

October 13th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

The Into Film Festival is coming again to screen over 150 films to the youth for free across Surrey, Kent and South London. The film festival returns next month from 9th to 25th November, as the world's largest youth film festival that aims to introduce film, highlighting its educational benefits, to young people from the ages 5 to 19. A series of workshops with the Academy, with screenings and... Read More»

The Lakes Comic Art Festival is happening again at Kendal

October 12th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

The Lake International Comic Art Festival is happening again during 14 – 16 October this year. The comic book convention takes over the whole town of Kendal in Cumbria, on the edge of the Lake District, for 3 days. The festival, the only event of its kind in UK, celebrates great works of comic art from all over the world, will feature comic artists from across the globe, as... Read More»

Design Manchester returns, with more free events

October 11th, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Design Manchester festival returns for the fourth time and this year runs from 12th to 23rd October. The theme this year is 'Design City'. The festival was established in 2013, initiated by the Manchester School of Art. This year the festival has 37 events. It has grown over the years in popularity and scale, with the festival this year running over a 12-day period, promising to be bigger... Read More»

Guineas Ghoul School organises free event celebrating Halloween in Newmarket

October 10th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

The Guineas Ghoul School is organising a free event on 25th October (Tuesday). The Newmarket shopping centre (in Suffolk) will be hosting at the Mad Science Workshop spooktacular experiments, freakish face painting and the Victorian Ghostly Ghost Busting Society will present spooky comedy. The comedy capers and spooky spies can be found around the Guineas centre investigating what's going on and hunting out spirits and poltergeists. The Halloween workshop... Read More»

Ford UK’s Driving Skills for Life at Excel Exhibition can help students

October 9th, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Driving Skills For Life (DSFL) programme by Ford UK will be hosting free sessions at the Excel Exhibition Centre in London. A morning and afternoon session will be offered on 18, 19, 20 November 2016 here, to help young drivers under Ford UK's initiative. According to a new survey conducted by Ford Motor Company, students rank at the bottom of the class, when it comes to road safety.... Read More»

Royal College of Music to host first International Double Bass Festival

October 8th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

The inaugural International Double Bass Festival will be held on 16th October, hosted by the Royal College of Music (RCM). The festival will attract bassists from all over the world, to gather here for a day of seminars, performances, masterclasses and coaching sessions. A masterclass on 14th October that will precede the festival, will be led by Dan Styffe, co-principal bass of the Oslo Philharmonic, along with RCM string... Read More»

Free events to encourage recycling, repairing across South London

October 7th, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

The South London Waste Partnership along with Recycle London, will be hosting a series of free events throughout October and November to encourage and convince people to do more repairing and recycling, so as to send less rubbish to the landfills. A series of 'Restart Parties' events will be hosted at each borough and residents can bring in electronic products to be repaired and even learn how to repair... Read More»