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Stratford’s spinners to showcase skills at free event

August 23rd, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

Stratford will be showcasing the work by members of the Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers on 16th September (Saturday), at the Methodist Church Hall in Old Town, from 12pm to 3:30pm, on the occasion of World wide Spin in Public Day. At the free event, members, also hailing from Solihull and Southam, will demonstrate their handiwork of different types, which includes spinning, tapestry, weaving, dying, felt-making, carding, crochet... Read More»

Blackpool fireworks world championship back in September

August 22nd, 2017 by Sandy Under News

Throughout September, Blackpool will be lit up with thousands of fireworks. The World Championships will have pyrotechnic teams from all over the world arriving here to compete, to be crowned as world champions. Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to crowd the Blackpool promenade for the spectacular series of events that will he held in the evenings, over weeks. Each event will begin at 7:30pm and fireworks will... Read More»

The Big Caribbean Cookout is arriving soon at Leicester

August 21st, 2017 by Sandy Under News

The Big Caribbean Cookot, a free event, will be hosted Leicester's Market Square on 28th August (Monday). The interesting food festival happening this August Bank Holiday offers culinary delights, children's rides, live music and entertainment. The event is Caribbean, offering music like Reggae, Soca, Ska and Calipso, played by live bands and DJs. It also provides a learning platform and employment for young people, who will be operating stalls... Read More»

38th Rotherham Show returns with free events

August 20th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

The Rotherham Show returns next month, for a 38th time, to run from 10am to 5:30pm, on 9th and 10th September, at the Clifton Park, in this metropolitan borough of South Yorkshire. The show is one of the largest free events hosting live music, activities, entertainment, exhibitors and stalls. Two bands will be performing live in the Clifton Park, at the Rockin' in the Park concert, on the night... Read More»

Free Storying event at Cockermouth for Heritage Open Days

August 19th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

To celebrate Heritage Open Days, Riversmeet are organising at the Confluence site a special day of 'Storying' and will share what they discovered in research at the fascinating site. The Confluence site is where the Derwent and Cocker rivers confluence, an an interesting site to explore and with a rich industrial heritage. People of all ages can join here at 11am and 2pm for storytelling, to hear myths, legends... Read More»

Bristol Festival of Puppetry returns with free events

August 18th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Bristol Festival of Puppetry returns on 1st and runs till 10th September this year, with venues at Tobacco Factory Theatres, Watershed and Puppet Place, the harbour-side headquarters of the festival. There are free events for those new to puppetry, with workshops for the professional and aspiring puppeteers. There's BSL and also relaxed events meant for those with hearing impairment or other additional needs. This year's event has something for everyone... Read More»

Maidenhead at the Movies returns to Kidwells Park

August 15th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

A popular free event Maidenhead at the Movies, will be back in Kidwells Park, on 18th, 19th and 20th August. The event has a full line-up of films with family favourites and blockbusters, organised by Enjoy Maidenhead. The big screen for the outdoor cinema in Maidenhead, Berkshire, has films announced and includes Lego Batman Movie, Beauty and the Beast, La La Land and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.... Read More»

Aberdeen’s Seaton Park celebrates 70th anniversary with free events

August 14th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

ParkFest is returning to Seaton Park on its third annual festival to mark the Aberdeen park's 70th anniversary. The celebration is in collaboration with Aberdeen Council and Aberdeen Harbour, as ParkFest forms part of the platinum anniversary which is being organised by Friends of Seaton Park group, that also marks a milestone for the park. The park was part of the Seaton House estate grounds and in 1947 it... Read More»

Free events lined to experience Great Landscapes Week

August 11th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

Friends of the Lake District elvomd you to the great Cumbrian landscapes, to experience Great Landscapes Week, from 2nd to 9th September. The packed programme of events prompts you to share ideas, thoughts and your comments on the importance of landscapes, by offering a range of ways that suits every ability and interest, to experience and involve with the landscapes. To affirm their commitment to protect the marvellous landscapes... Read More»

Free event of Under the Stars returns to East Ham

August 10th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

Under the Stars in East Ham is a four-night, free extravaganza, run by the council, taking pace from 17th to 20th August, at Central Park, East Ham. Highlights for the event include a reggae bonanza, Eastern beats and the iconic 70s girl group- The Three Degrees. Singers who will get things moving include Massive Attack's Daddy G, Horace Andy and Tippa Irie. Pato Banton, the Grammy-nominated legend under guidance... Read More»

The Floating Cinema docked in Hull Marina screening free shows

August 9th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

A floating cinema will be showing many interesting films, docked at Hull Marina, with a week-long programme of shows. The attraction will halt here till 13th August, Sunday. Showing new features every day, the 'In Dialogue' film programme of this year has been curated in response to a new major artistic commission of UP Projects, 'On The Bench', by Harry Meadley. The film programme highlights the themes featured in... Read More»

Celebrating Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Festival with free events

August 8th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Festival is being celebrated as a week-long festival from 21st to 25th August. It is free event for all ages and has something for everyone. Find guided walks to stream dipping, from story-telling to community clear trips. Although all events are free, booking is needed on some to ensure a place. On Monday, 21st August, Hubbards Hills in Louth will host from 10am till noon, family fun... Read More»

The 26th Portsmouth International Kite Festival is coming to Southsea Common

August 7th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The skies above the Southsea Commons, Portsmouth, will again be cluttered with countless number of kites in all sizes and shapes. The free to watch event will be held between 10am and 5pm, over the weekend of 12th and 13th August. Once again organised by the Kite Society of Great Britain and the Portsmouth City Council jointly, the 28th Portsmouth International Kite Festival is one of the 23 biggest... Read More»

Free Summer Festival soon at the Africa Centre

August 6th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

Afrikan Boy will host the festival stage at this year's free Summer Festival at Africa Centre. The free event will take place in Southwark, London on 19th August (Saturday) He is a MIA collaborator and songwriter and has invited to join him on the Black British Music Stage, the Dee Ajayi and Gambimi, and alsoThe Fedz, a 13-strong collective. The centre's team behind Young Africa group has programmed The... Read More»

Enjoy the Picnic In The Park in the weekend at Barton

August 5th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Barton Town Council is organising 'Picnic In The Park' this weekend, to be held on Sunday, the 6th August, in Barton town, at the Baysgarth Park. The free event, now in its 21st year, runs from 11am to 4pm, with lots of activities and games to engage the young ones, while parents enjoy the summer weather. So families are urged take along a picnic blanket, to get involved... Read More»

Fiery celebrations planned for 50th anniversary of Milton Keynes

August 4th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

Milton Keynes is one of UK's most iconic locations, nestled in southern England, and it is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. An official free event for the MK50 year long celebration, produced by IF: Milton Keynes International Festival, called Feast of Fire, will be celebrated on 21st October, Saturday, at Milton Keynes (MK), with the city streets being lit up by fire displays. Find here fireworks and pyrotechnics,... Read More»

Music and free events return to Altrincham

August 3rd, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

A month-long festival celebrating live music is getting tuned in Altrincham in Trafford, Greater Manchester. The music festival, Sounds Like Altrincham, comes with a jam-packed line-up. The event will be culminating in the August bank holiday weekend. Find live music events all around the town centre, with gigs of various styles, from rock to jaz, to folk to reggae and free live performances, organised by the Altrincham Unlimited. The... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- August, Week 1, 2017

August 2nd, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Nottingham's Riverside Festival has free events awaiting you.; b) Kids Week offers free tickets and activities for kids, over the month; c) Get free beauty products from Glamour Beauty Club. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section everyday. Nottingham's Riverside Festival has free events awaiting you Nottingham's biggest event of the summer has lots to offer this weekend, to... Read More»

English Civil War re-enactments coming to Barnstaple

August 1st, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The English Civi War returns to Barnstaple in a free week of re-enactments, packed with historical activities that culminates is a live battle in Rock Park. From 7th to 13th August Barnstable Town Council will be marking the town's role in the English Civil War, that happened from 1642 to 1651, by hosting a packed programme, staring on Monday (7 August). The event begins with an Open House at the Guildhall,... Read More»

Hen Harrier Day at nature reserve centre, in Purfleet, Essex, welcomes all

July 31st, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Hen Harrier Day will have Chris Packham, the conservationist and TV presenter, attending it at the RSPB Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve. The event will be held on 5t August, at the reserve in Purfleet, Essex, aiming to raise awareness about the illegal persecution suffered by the hen harrier, which starts at 11am and has free entry for everyone. These spectacular birds of prey have a precarious position now... Read More»