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Brighton Armed Forces Day, a free event hosted by Blind Veterans UK

June 22nd, 2017 by Sandy Under News

The Brighton Armed Forces Day celebrations this year is being hosted by Blind Veterans UK, the military charity that supports ex-service men and women. The special event in Brighton is bringing together service organisations and charities in the area, on 25th June (Sunday), providing a platform to showcase their work for the community. The event has the support of some great local talents like Mark Wintle, compère and DJ,... Read More»

Open free events return with Oldham Peace Week

June 21st, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Oldham Peace Week is all set to return, to provide a host of free events and activities that will run from 24 June (Saturday) to 1st July (Saturday), in Oldham in Greater Manchester. Open to all to attend, the event are a showcase of musical talent and poetry, performed by refugees and asylum seekers resident in Oldham Alongside the event there will be a market place with organisations,... Read More»

Inaugural National Writing Day to host open creative workshop in Leigh

June 20th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

A new national initiative, the National Writing Day, will host an open workshop for creative writers on Wednesday, 21st June. The inaugural National Writing Day promoted workshop will be run by a team from Leigh's Paperback Writers, which is to be held at The Coffee Stop, on Railway Road Leigh. The free open session will run from 10:30am to 12:30pm. Set up by the First Story charity, in partnership... Read More»

Unique workshop at Carlisle brings art and music together

June 19th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

A free workshop, a unique session, on the afternoon of 15th July, will feature FuMar, a duo at the Cake and Ale Cafe in Carlisle, to bring music and art together to create a painting during the performance. The Parisian pianist Krys Markowski and Cumbrian saxophonist Phil Furneaux, will inspire Tindale-based artist Carol McDermott to create a new painting. The duo are also working in Paris with four painters... Read More»

Youth Beatz music festival in Dumfries gets Example to headline

June 18th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

Scotland's largest free music festival at Dock Park, Dumfries, will take place on 12th August (Saturday), with a headline act by rapper Example, along with Ben Haenow. The headline acts at the festival will all be supported by youth talents of Dumfries, which includes Gracefell, Lewis Capaldi and Be Charlotte. The 8-day Fringe Festival will also end on the day of Youth Beatz, highlighting the festival too, along with... Read More»

Free events included in Nantwich Words & Music Festival line-up

June 17th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

The Nantwich Words & Music Festival will be held for the 10th time and runs from 9 October to 15 October at Nantwicfh, Cheshire, in England. Organisers of the annual event have revealed a line-up of events and aims to bring original live music and words to Nantwich. A top line-up has been put out and some of the headline acts include Therapy?- the alternative rock band, Tom Robinson... Read More»

Google opens new Academy for digital skills training in London

June 16th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

Google has opened a new space in London, called the Academy. The space located in Victoria, Central London, has 40,000 sq.ft. dedicated to teach people of all abilities and ages, the digital skills. The opening coincides with the London Tech Week. The Academy will offer free courses for both educational programmes and digital training, to prepare both children and present workforce, in anticipation of changes impacted by digital change.... Read More»

On 40th anniversary of East Anglian TV hoax, free screening in Norwich

June 15th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

Alternative Three was an elaborate hoax, a controversial science-fiction drama documentary , broadcast on 29th June, 1977, as part of Anglia TV’s Science Report. It was more fiction than fact, intended to be aired on April Fools Day. But unable to get a slot on that day, it was broadcast on 20th June instead, which triggered a flood of calls from terrified viewers. It made headlines across the world, with... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- June, Week 2, 2017

June 14th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Free tickets to Jess Glynne's act at Wincanton Racecourse; b) Borders Book Festival has free events; c) Get your free sample of Fit Kit Post Exercise Shower Gel. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section everyday. Free tickets to Jess Glynne's act at Wincanton Racecourse Free tickets will be offered to anyone wanting tot see Jess Glynne's act live... Read More»

Free workshop Blueprint for music makers coming to Nottingham

June 13th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

Blueprint is a free workshop meant for music makers and will be held on 17th June at The Glee Club, Castle Wharf, in Nottingham. It is coming to Nottingham Events, as part of a nationwide series of workshops for songwriters and musicians. The workshop will feature speakers from major organisations, including CMU:DIY, TuneCore, PRS For Music and others. The free workshop intends to help music makers with tips and... Read More»

Greenwich Dances gets bigger this year

June 12th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Greenwich Dances 2017 runs from 16th June to 8th July, with a host of inspirational dance performances and a collection of free outdoor events and opportunities, with also talks and workshops. The event this year promises to be bigger than ever, with venues across the Royal Borough of Greenwich and forms part of the Royal Greenwich Festivals. The event in its 7th year get the local people to... Read More»

Hundreds of free events for Bike Week

June 11th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

This year's Bike Week will be held from 10th to 18th June and will comprise of hundreds of free events. Bike Week aims to celebrate 'every day cycling for everyone', trying to persuade half a million and more people to find 'fun and freedom', by taking to two wheels on a regular basis. Bike Week will have events being held up and down the UK, ranging from bike breakfasts... Read More»

Free arts workshop part of Festival of Chichester

June 10th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

A free arts and culture workshop called 'How to Bring Arts to School' will be hosted on 4th July, by the Sussex Arts Academy (SSA), to attract all interested in arts and culture. Artists, teachers and youngsters can take advantage of the event at Chichester's Oxmarket Centre of Arts, also endorsed by Peter Lovesey, the crime writer. Peter Lovesey said, backing the project, that he was delighted to learn... Read More»

Bell continues with Bell Ride Free events this year

June 9th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

Bell Ride Free is entering its 4th year, offering mountain bikers the opportunity to ride for free some of the top bike parks in UK. Bell Helmets announced its continuation this year too of the Bell Ride Free events. The event kicks off this year on 2nd July, at the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, hosting one of the country's most popular MTB venues. Pedabikeaway shop will be open... Read More»

Dartmoor Folk Festival to celebrate its 40th Anniversary

June 8th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Dartmoor Folk Festival will take place, celebrating its 40th anniversary, at the Foothills of Dartmoor at South Zeal, close to Okehampton. The folk festival has grown over the years to become one of the top family-friendly folk celebrations found in the South East. This year it will be celebrated from 11th to 13th August, with a packed programme holding many activities and events for all ages. The festival... Read More»

Maynards Bassetts opens pop-up Sweet Art Gallery and offers edible displays

June 7th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

A pop-up art gallery by sweet-makers Maynards Bassetts will be open between 16th and 17th June, in the Soho area of London. The pop up edible art gallery will present a range of artworks made by using sweets, such as wine gums, jelly babies and liquorice all sorts. Visitors can literally eat some of the displays. But not all of these sweet art can be eaten, such as the... Read More»

Festival of Nature is back to Bristol and Bath

June 6th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Festival of Nature is returning for this year to Bristol and Bath, with a host of free events running from 8th to 25th June. People coming get the opportunity to meet technical experts and programme makers who live in city and to get behind the scenes. Free talks are to be hosted at At Bristol Science Centre on the top floor a special presentation will be made for... Read More»

Stevenage Festival 2017 packed with free events

June 5th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Stevenage Festival for 2017 has a packed programme of events lined-up this summer, running from 14th to 24th June. The festival starts off with Stevenage Fringe, which will hold around town a wide range of arts events up to 22nd June. Highlights of Fringe include Stevenage Day's Rock in the Park, Stevenage Male Voice Choir and Stevenage Ladies Choir performing at St. Nicholas Church from Saturday. There will... Read More»

Mirfield Arts Festival includes a Star Trek theme

June 4th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

The Mirfield Arts Festival has this year's theme as 'Mirfield Takes Flight' and includes a Star Trek theme too. The festival; will be held over the weekend of 14 and 16 July, across 12 venues. The town will honour Sir Patrick Stewart, the local hero, best known for his role in Star Trek, by incorporating into the festivities a Star Trek theme. According to Jenney Tomlinson, organiser, the festival... Read More»

Circus Weekend returns again to Edinburgh

June 3rd, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The free family-friendly Circus Weekend is returning to Greater Grassmarket in Edinburgh, on 17th and 18th June (Saturday and Sunday), from 11:30am to 4:30pm, and at 12:30pm and 3:30pm every day there'll be performances on the Community Stage. The free event promoted by the Greater Grassmarket BID, in association with Let's Circus, the travelling circus school and performance company, is returning for its second year. In a brand new... Read More»