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Many free events to feature in Holmfirth Festival of Folk

April 21st, 2018 by Sandy

The Holmfirth Festival of Folk 2018 will see international and Yorkshire performers with their varied acts in the Holme Valley, from 11th to 13th May. The festival has Morris, maypole and clog dancing and more than 50 live acts are to be hosted at concert venues and pubs. The weekend will offer everything from international talents to local performers, from ceilidhs and a big procession to a programme of activities, aimed... Read More»

Sutton Coldfield to host International Tabletop Day again

April 20th, 2018 by Sandy

The International Tabletop Day will be returning to Sutton Coldfield this year on 28th April (Saturday). The two events to be held are aimed at people who have a passion for tabletop gaming and also connect and share with others. This event was a huge success in 2017 and once again Sutton Coldfield's Real Life Church will be hosting it at the Sutton Coldfield Grammar School for Girls, in... Read More»

Free training in new season at Horsham Park Bowls Club

April 16th, 2018 by Sandy

Horsham Park Bowls Club is ready for a new season and the bowling greens in Horsham Park, which are near to the tennis courts, will be bustling with activity. The club hopes to see new members join them this season. New members will be given free training with all equipment supplied. They also get in the first year, a reduced subscription. Those interested are urged to come in on... Read More»

‘Festival of Teaching’ by DMU to host free events across Leicester

April 13th, 2018 by Sandy

The 'Festival of Teaching' is a 10-day celebration of teaching which takes the classes from lecture halls into the city. Running for the first time, De Mont University Leicester (DMU) will demonstrate different styles of teaching and methods to communicate subjects by the lecturers, from 16th to 27th April at the festival. Many of the events in the new festival are open to public and include a mix of demonstrations, talks... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- April, Week 2, 2018

April 11th, 2018 by Sandy

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Intu Trafford Centre to host free family festival ScienceX; b) Lady judge is guest speaker at Dundee University; c) Get a free sample of LA Whey Gold Protein. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section every day. Intu Trafford Centre to host free family festival ScienceX ScienceX is the free family festival scheduled this weekend at intu Trafford Centre.... Read More»

Royal wedding to be live streamed at Winchester Cathedral

April 10th, 2018 by Sandy

Winchester Cathedral will be live-streaming the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, on 19 May, Saturday. To celebrate the marriage, the cathedral will show the wedding from 12pm to 1pm, in its nave, as an event for the family, but celebrations will go on in the historic outer close until 5pm. The free event will have morris dancing, pop-up stalls set up by churches and many activities. People... Read More»

Hip-hop festival returns to Birmingham Hippodrome

April 6th, 2018 by Sandy

The annual free Hip-Hop festival called B-SIDE is returning to Birmingham on its 3rd year. It will take place from 9th to 13th May this year, to celebrate everything Hip-Hop, featuring a series of performances, dance competitions, live graffiti art, interactive talks and high-energy workshops. It will be celebrated in Birmingham, around the streets of the Southside area and in the Hippodrome of course. Headline acts confirmed include Green Tek, the... Read More»

Settle Stories Festival has many free events for you

April 5th, 2018 by Sandy

All sorts of free events and shows await visitors at the weekend, on Settle Stories Festival. The festival highlights 'technology' as a theme this time, which will start tomorrow (Friday) and end on Sunday. Various kinds of technology, including a giant 50-foot whale, will be used to tell stories. Charles Tyrer, the communications and events manager, said the festival will boost the market place and the high quality of... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- April, Week 1, 2018

April 4th, 2018 by Sandy

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre to host free workshop and exhibition; b) Free tickets to the Cool Hand Luke screening at Glasgow; c) Get free sample of White Caviar Crème Extraordinaire by La Prairie. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section every day. Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre to host free workshop and exhibition Roe Valley Arts... Read More»

Free dance workshops at Torch Theatre family event

April 3rd, 2018 by Sandy

Coreo Cymru and Bombastic are the Cardiff-based organisations touring this Easter the theatres across Wales. A day of dace will be hosted by three dance companies, joining local groups, namely Jukebox Collective, Gary and Pel and Bombastic. The free event is suitable for all ages. Audio described shows will be accompanying touch tours in English and Welsh, that make the shows suitable for those visually impaired too. The event... Read More»

Liverpool’s LightNight has free family fun for all

April 2nd, 2018 by Sandy

Liverpool city's venues for arts and cultural are joining the LightNight event on 8th May (Friday), by opening their doors for the annual 'cultural crawl', to bring in thousands to Liverpool's city centre. Over a hundred free events, starting from the city's waterfront, up to the Baltic Tiangle and the Georgian Quarter, will be attracting thousands, with plenty for families to enjoy too. A fifteen metre 'Paper Bridge' will... Read More»

Free art workshops on remembrance for Cumbrian communities

April 1st, 2018 by Sandy

The Museum of Military Life, housed in Carlisle Castle in Cumbria, is running their 'Lest We Forget' commemorations in its tercentenary year. As part of this programme, funded as a Heritage Lottery project, the museum has partnered with community venues of the area, to encourage residents to participate. These venues will deliver free workshops around the county, roping in local artists, encouraging people to come, get inspired and participate.... Read More»

Free events mark return of Dorset Art Week 2018

March 31st, 2018 by Sandy

The popular biennial Dorset Arts Week is set to return in 2018 and will run from 26th May to 10th June. The event which started back in 1992, marked 25 years last year. Produced by Dorset Visual Arts, this year there's a fantastic line-up of exhibitions, open studios and events, taking place across the county, including 312 free venues. The aim of the Dorset Art Week (DAW) event is... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- March, Week 4, 2018

March 28th, 2018 by Sandy

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) The Crystal Palace Festival is returning with free events; b) Native Sessions event BARS coming to Barbican Centre; c) Get free sample of Smooth Sugars Facial Scrub from L'Oreal. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section every day. The Crystal Palace Festival is returning with free events A prominent free cultural event in South London, the Crystal Palace Festival,... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- March, Week 3, 2018

March 21st, 2018 by Sandy

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Free music workshop to be hosted by Dudley Mind; b) All Points East Festival has free entry for four days; c) Get free samples of L'or Espresso coffee capsules. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section every day. Free music workshop to be hosted by Dudley Mind A free music workshop will be taking place in Dudley, on 22nd... Read More»

Long Division Festival to return to Wakefield with exciting, mostly free events

March 17th, 2018 by Sandy

The popular Yorkshire arts festival is returning to Wakefield. The Long Division Festival is its largest festival of music and culture and is returning after a year's hiatus, with a really exciting programme. From 1st to 3rd June, the festival, which intends to place West Yorkshire on to the country's cultural map, will host events across over twenty venues in Wakefield, with 90% of them free to attend. The... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- March, Week 2, 2018

March 14th, 2018 by Sandy

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Free creative BBC workshop for young people in Frome; b) Free tickets to meet Peter Rabbit on his visit to Cramlington; c) Get free samples of Love Chai Tea. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section every day. Free creative BBC workshop for young people in Frome A creative workshop for young people will be hosted at the Black... Read More»

The Henley Design Day is back and with Women in Architecture

March 13th, 2018 by Sandy

The Henley Design Day is back at Henley Town Hall for the sixth time. The event is being held on 17th March, starting at 10am and ending at 4pm. This year's one-stop-shop will showcase architects, interior designers, landscapers and other design experts. Sarah Miller is organising this year's Henley Design Day, who is from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The free event is open to all, waiting... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- March, Week 1, 2018

March 7th, 2018 by Sandy

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) The Give and Take event is coming to Carlisle; b) Preston to host two big free events; c) Get free sample of Special K Protein Bar from Kellogs. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section every day. The Give and Take event is coming to Carlisle The Give and Take day is a free event taking place in Carlisle,... Read More»

Newcastle choir at opening of BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival

March 6th, 2018 by Sandy

The Newcastle-based choir, Voice of Hope, will give a special performance to start off the BBC Radio 3 Free Thinking Festival, marking this year the centenary of women's right to vote. The award-winning North East choir will be singing from Sage Gateshead, 'The Pankhurst Anthem', on 9th March (Friday). It is the first time it is being broadcast live from Gateshead Quays, as part of the 'In Tune' programme... Read More»