FreeinUK Blog

Return of Open Mic Comedy to Quay Arts

August 23rd, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Open Mic Comedy is returning after a gap of about 3 years and this time to Quay Arts, in Newport, Isle of Wight. The first show will be hosted by Nigel Walsh on 28th October. This will also mark the start of a new monthly comedy night, or at least once a month. Those who like to try a hand at the show, can register by sending an... Read More»

‘The Lost Railway’ show to remember closed Somerset & Dorset Railway

August 22nd, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

A free event is coming to Shillingstone Station, on 4th September (Sunday), to celebrate and remember the closed Somerset and Dorset Railway. The performance, 'The Lost Railway', is to be held at the station at 7:30pm and is a free event for all ages, with sound, light, song, music and performance. The show will light up the old station in the evening, allowing people to watch and wander in,... Read More»

Ainsdale village green to host free family event

August 21st, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

Ainsdale village green will be hosting on 11th September, what is called a 'picnic on the green'. The festival on the green, set in Ainsdale (Sefton, Merseyside), will feature live music and other old fashioned events. Families can enjoy fun events like sack race, tug-of-war, 3-legged race and egg-and-spoon race. The free event is set to take place during the Southport Air Show. The village green will provide visitors... Read More»

Free one-day Irish language course at Enniskillen Castle

August 20th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

A free Irish language course will be organised by Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, on 3rd September (Saturday) for those interested in the language. The free one-day course will be held at the Enniskillen Castle, in Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, and will run from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The Irish language course will include classes, not just for adult learners, but for advanced learners of the language too and also for... Read More»

Free open day at Hamilton Fire Station

August 19th, 2016 by Sandy Under Shopping

The Hamilton Community Fire Station will be hosting a free open day on 20th August (Saturday) at the station premises. The free event will be held from 12 noon to 4pm, at the station located on Bothwell Road, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire. Members of the public will get an opportunity to witness fire-fighters in action with partner organisations. They will see rescue of casualties from roofs, road crash demonstrations, chip... Read More»

Free Humber Car Show arrives this weekend at KCOM Stadium

August 18th, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

The KCOM Stadium is all set to stage the Humber Car Show. Returning for the third year, the ever popular free charity show in Kingston upon Hull, will see thousands of people coming to the venue that will be surrounded by hundreds of top-end cars. The show on Sunday (21 August) startsĀ  at 10am, to run until 4pm. The cars on show include the Ferrari 360 Spider, an Aston Martin... Read More»

Inaugural Liverpool Folk Festival to take place at Albert Dock

August 17th, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

Liverpool's Folk Festival is all set to be celebrated from the 26th to 29th of August. The inaugural Folk Festival will see as many as a hundered folk artists perform over the exciting weekend. This free event, a first of its kind festival in the city, will be taking place at the Albert Dock, over the Bank Holiday weekend. The free festival will have both up-and-coming artists and established... Read More»

Dartmoor Wildlife Festival soon at Meldon this summer

August 16th, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Dartmoor Wildlife Festival will be taking place on the 28th August (Tuesday), at the Meldon Old Quarry, this summer. This family-friendly free event hosted together by Okehampton Hamlets Parish Council joining hands with the Dartmoor National Park, will help people discover what's special about Dartmoor's wildlife, according to Conservation and Outreach officer, Clare Partridge, at Dartmoor National Park. The largest land slug in the world is home to... Read More»

Corsham will be hosting FotoFest 2016

August 15th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

A festival on photography and printing will be taking place from 3 to 4 September this year, called FotoFest-2016, at Corsham in Wiltshire. The free festival presented by Fotospeed will be held at The Pound Art Centre. Events for photographers from any background and with any interests will be featured at the festival. There is free entry and this free event is presented by UK's premier photographic paper... Read More»

Countryside Live event coming to Harrogate

August 14th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

Countryside Live will be held this year in Harrogate at the Great Yorkshire Showground. The event for the whole family will be held on 22nd and 23rd October (over Saturday and Sunday), which is being organised by the Yorkshire Agricultural Society. The event is expected to attract thousands of visitors and has new attraction which include competitive classes for alpacas for the first time and Greg Wallace, famous through... Read More»

Annual Causeway Coast Truck Fest is arriving

August 13th, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Tuck Fest is now an annual event that will be taking place this time at the outskirts of Portstewart at the NW200 Paddock on 21st August, Sunday. The event that took everyone by surprise last year saw well over 100 trucks tun up and this year too the number has already risen to 300. The organsiers are being swamped with participants. The Event Manager of the fest, Chris... Read More»

The Worcester Show is back this weekend

August 12th, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

The popular Worcester Show is returning to Worcester this year to be hosted for the 11th time, at Gheluvelt Park, on the 14th of August, Sunday. The Worcester show will open at 10am and run up to 5pm, featuring the usual mix of attractions, competitions and other entertainment. There will be more than 130 competitions, to be held in various categories, including crafts, clay, cookery, photography, floral decorations and... Read More»

Chelmsford City Council offers women free taster in the art of Burlesque

August 11th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

A free taster session in the art of Burlesque is being offered on 25th August, Thursday, from 8pm to 9pm, at the Riverside Ice and Leisure Centre in Chelmsford. The session is open for women interested and is hosted by woMEn TIME, of the Chelmsford City Council, in association with Burlesque Jems. The council's woMEn TIME is an initiative providing opportunities for women of 14 years and above, to... Read More»

Free taster sessions of dog obedience training in Sandy

August 10th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

Here is an opportunity that dog owners should not miss this summer, as there are 2 free sessions available in the market town of Sandy. Owners who wish to improve the behaviour of their pets, or just want to learn how to train their animal, can go for any of the 2 sessions available. The first on 14th August, Wednesday, from 7:00pm to 8:00pm, at Sunderland Road Recreation Ground and... Read More»

Free taster sessions of judo at Team Bath Dojo

August 9th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

The University of Bath Sport Training Village will be hosting a fun event and celebrating the entry of Ben Fletcher in the men's under 100kg division at the Olympic Games Rio. People are being invited to cheer on the judoka as he competes in the event. On 11th August,Thursday, the Team Bath Dojo will, from 2pm to 4pm, be transformed into a Judo House. The action from the Games... Read More»

Free performances of A Splotch of Red: Keir Hardie in West Ham

August 8th, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

The world premier of 'A Splotch of Red: Keir Hardie in West Ham', will be staged towards the end of the month in Newham (east London). The play is from the same director, creative team and writer acclaimed for the version of 'Animal Farm' by Orwell, played as 'Revolution Farm'. James Martin Charlton has directed this play by Jim Kenworth. The performances are free and supported by the Newham... Read More»

Festival season in full swing at Edinburgh

August 7th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

This August month will see Edinburgh's famous festival season get off with the launch of the city's 3 biggest events. The Edinburgh International Festival (EIF), along with the Royal Edinburgh Military Tatto, and also the Festival Fringe, all officially get underway on Friday. The EIF kicked-off on Friday with the opera Norma by Bellini. There will be flypasts by the Red Arrows too. On Sunday, the spectacular show Deep... Read More»

The Bristol International Balloon Fiesta is coming soon

August 6th, 2016 by Sandy Under Freebies

The annual hot air balloon festival is returning to Bristol very soon. The free event, the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, will take place from 11th to 14th August, at Ashton Court. This year will see over 150 hot air balloons take to the skies above Bristol, in the early dawn and at dusk, as a spectacular flotilla take-off show, subject to weather conditions. Over the course of the 4... Read More»

Volunteer for Oxfam and get free festival tickets

August 5th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

If you have run out of cash, but still love to have a festival experience, stewarding opportunities with Oxfam, the charity, can help you out. The charity in return for stewarding services, offer you free tickets to a number of festivals. Contribute typically for three 8-hours shifts, over the course of the weekend at a site, and also enjoy freely the music normally after duties for the rest of... Read More»

Free Swim Safe sessions returning, now at Sandhaven beach

August 4th, 2016 by Sandy Under News

The Swim Safe programme for outdoor swimming and water safety sessions for children, returns to South Shields, running between 3rd and 20th August, at the Sandhaven beach, South Tyneside. The free swimming initiative is being delivered by a project made by a partnership between the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNIL) charity and the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA). Councillor Alan Smith, who is Mayor of Tyneside, said that it is... Read More»