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Derby Feste coming soon with many free events and activities

September 18th, 2017 by Sandy

The Derby Feste this year is a 2-day outdoor entertainment event, to be held on 29th and 30th September (Friday and Saturday). The festival now in its 11th year, is a highlight in the Derby city's calendar. The programme this year has a line-up of 18 free events and activities, with the theme that promises to fuse Western and Eastern cultures in a spectacular fusion, in the city centre. Read More»

Hilton Council’s offer of free fitness classes

September 16th, 2017 by Sandy

Free classes and events are being offered by Hilton Council to celebrate National Fitness Day on 27th September, with the aim to encourage more people to take up exercise and for improving health. Research has shown that people are more likely to stick to exercise, if they do it with company, as the positive environment created by the social atmosphere, helps them to enjoy the activity. A range of... Read More»

Free Otago strength and balance taster session by Anita Ashgar

September 14th, 2017 by Sandy

A free taster session will be hosted by Anita Ashgar, a specialist exercise instructor, on Otago strength and balance The session starts in Caterham at 3pm, on 19th September (Tuesday), at the Tandridge Trust run Stafford Sports Centre. Otago is a health programme to support people to keep them strong, independent and mobile. Health professionals use the classes to build strength into the legs, retain muscles and support those... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies-September, Week 3, 2017

September 13th, 2017 by Sandy

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Dippy the Dinosaur is coming to Dorchester; b) Free events at So: To Speak festival in Southampton; c) Get your free sample of Yazoo Milk Drink. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section everyday. Dippy the Dinosaur is coming to Dorchester Dippy the Dinosaur will be leaving the Natural History Museum in London, as part of a national tour,... Read More»

Burton Bradstock gets back the Veast of Folk Festival

September 8th, 2017 by Sandy

The Veast of Folk Festival is returning as a three-day event from 14th to 16th September. The festival in its 4th year will bring in a range of local musicians and bands. This includes Tatterdemalion performers on Friday night at the family ceilidh. The festival starts off with 2 free events at The Anchor Inn, on 14th September (Thursday) and on 15th September (Friday). On Thursday, there’s a special session... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies-September, Week 2, 2017

September 6th, 2017 by Sandy

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) ScotRail Alliance to give away £1m worth of free tickets; b) Free workshop on opera singing, by Opera South East, in Hastings; c) Free sample of Alien eau de Parfum for you. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section everyday.   ScotRail Alliance to give away £1m worth of free tickets The ScotRail Alliance is giving away free tickets worth... Read More»

Workington to hold first Vintage In The Town festival

September 4th, 2017 by Sandy

Workington will be hosting its first ever Vintage In The Town festival. The first of its kind free event will put the town, on the West coast of Cumbria, on a step hack in time, when it takes place on the 8th September (Saturday) in the Workington Town Centre. The free event is being brought out by the Paint The Twon Red team and Washington Sqyuare. The extravaganza is... Read More»

Belfast Culture Night 2017 returns with more free events

September 3rd, 2017 by Sandy

The Belfast Culture Night 2017 is set to be the biggest yet, with over 300 events on the list, happening on 22nd September, across Belfast City Centre. The annual spectacle, running from 1pm to 10pm, expected to attract more than 100,000 people, not only has got something for families but promises something for everybody. This event is on its 9th year as a free event and the theme for... Read More»

St Mary’s Church summer celebration welcomes all

September 1st, 2017 by Sandy

St Mary's Church will be hosting a family-friendly summer celebration on 2nd September, Saturday. The church in Ely will be opening its gardens from midday for fun and entertainment. There will be entertainment for children by KD Theatre Productions, holding performances at 12:30pm and 3:15pm. The free event will have face painting, inflatables, a vintage styled cafe serving home made cream teas, craft and modelling. Find fun and sing-along... Read More»

The Saltaire tunnels open days as part of the Heritage Open Days

August 30th, 2017 by Sandy

The Saltaire tunnels will be open to visitors as part of the Heritage Open Days initiative, which will see a number of venues across the district participating. The two tunnesl will be open from 10am to 4:30pm on both 9th and 10th September. Visitors coming here to Saltaire, in Shipley, part of Bradford Metropolitan District, get to walk in the footsteps of mill-workers and students of the village, in... Read More»

Open day at Theatre by the Lake in Keswick

August 29th, 2017 by Sandy

Theatre by the Lake in Keswick (Cumbria), will be hosting an Open Day, throwing open its doors to all on 9th September, Saturday. The completely free event is part of Heritage Open Days this year. The theatre is inviting all with something for everybody, for all ages, at the height of home-produced rep season. The visitors are allowed to take a peek at behind-the-scenes of the theatre and find... Read More»

Stratford’s spinners to showcase skills at free event

August 23rd, 2017 by Sandy

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»

Free Storying event at Cockermouth for Heritage Open Days

August 19th, 2017 by Sandy

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

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

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

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 event of Under the Stars returns to East Ham

August 10th, 2017 by Sandy

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

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

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

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»