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Free workshops on wild birds for children, in Lowestoft.

January 11th, 2018 by Sandy

The Pets at Home store at Lowestoft, in Suffolk, on the North Retail Park, will be hosting free wild bird workshops for children very soon. A series of My Pet Pal Wild Bird workshops this month on 20, 21, 27 & 28 January, is part of RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch. Parents can take their children to attend a series of fun and free workshops covering how to help birds survive the... Read More»

City Family Day events coming to City Football Academy

January 9th, 2018 by Sandy

Two City Family Day events are to take place at the City Football Academy (in Greater Manchester), before Manchester FC plays home games against Newcastle and Leicester. The pre-match fun will get underway on weekend home match days of the Premier League, of the City Football Academy, at its indoor pitch, coming up on 20th January, a Saturday (vs Newcastle) and on 10th February, a Saturday (vs Leicester). The... Read More»

Free tickets to A Gloucestershire Midwinter coming to Kings Theatre

January 8th, 2018 by Sandy

Following a successful run at the Everyman Theatre for Cheltenham audiences, the show, 'A Gloucestershire Midwinter', which is dedicated to everything wintry in the past and to present, opens at the Kings Theatre in Gloucester (Kings Barton St), for theatregoers here. The show is described as a light-hearted revue. The seasonal show featuring drama, song and poetic humour, will be performed between the 10th and 13th January (Wednesday to... Read More»

Book free tickets to attend the Royal Ceremonies

January 7th, 2018 by Sandy

Plan ahead to attend in summer some of the grand pomp nd ceremony events of the UK, held annually. Trooping the Cour is a huge military event, on the Queen's birthday in Horseguards. Most seats are allotted, but a decent quantity is available by a ballot to the public. This year, instead of postal application, the Household Cavalry is going online, with the ballot via their website. Applications would... Read More»

Free tickets to visit Titanic Belfast on Citizen’s Day

January 5th, 2018 by Sandy

Titanic Belfast is giving away free tickets on NI Citizen's Day to say thanks to its neighbours. More than 2,000 tickets will be given to local people to visit the iconic tourist attraction on14th January, 2018. The tickets will be allocated to the winners of a prize draw, who will get the chance to visit and enjoy the Titanic Experience, which tells the story of the Titanic, right from the... Read More»

Evangelical event at Falkirk Stadium for next summer

December 29th, 2017 by Sandy

Falkirk Stadium, in the east of Falkirk, will be hosting in the coming summer, a 2-day evangelical event, fronted by the grandson of Billy Graham the evangelist, who is Will Graham. On the 15th and 16th of June, the Central Scotland Will Graham Celebration of Hope, will be held with live concerts from Christian artists included in the event. The Billy Graham Evangelist Association (BGEA) will host their representatives and... Read More»

Festive events and free Parkruns in Kent go together

December 28th, 2017 by Sandy

There are many are many free events planned for the Christmas Day and New Year. But ardent joggers will pull up their socks and running shoes for the festive season too and would try to put an extra Parkrun into their schedule. Many sports take a break during the festive season, but Parkruns continue to be held. The free event that saw a beginning in England in 2004,... Read More»

Glasgow Film Festival returns with free events on its 14th annual celebration

December 26th, 2017 by Sandy

Glasgow Film Festival celebrates and showcases fresh new films from Ireland and the Baltic. The annual event returns to Glasgow for the 14th time, on 21st February, running till 4th March, in 2018. Mica Levi, the Oscar nominated composer, comes to the festival to celebrate 'The Unfilmables', showcasing the greatest films ever made along with electronics pioneer Wrangler. The explosive speedway documentary 'Mm' by Margaret Salmon, will have a... Read More»

BBC Academy is offering free training for female STEM experts for shows

December 24th, 2017 by Sandy

Women with particular expertise are being offered free media familiarisation by the BBC Academy. Those women who are interested in appearing on radio, television and online as presenters or contributors can get the chance and are encouraged to apply for it. BBC is looking out for female experts who can talk knowledgeably on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects. BBC Scotland is offering, in conjunction with STV and... Read More»

Return of Whizzfizzing Festival to Aylesbury announced

December 23rd, 2017 by Sandy

The Aylesbury Whizzfizzing Festival is returning for the second time to Aylesbury on 30th June (Saturday), 2018. The event will have the theme of 'Magic and Mystery' and will celebrate children's literature and art, with lots of free events lined-up throughout the day, for everyone to attend and enjoy. The day will feature a parade of schoolchildren, the famous giant puppet parade, through the town centre. There will... Read More»

Christmas Activities offered free by Lancashire libraries

December 22nd, 2017 by Sandy

Thanks to Lancashire County Council, a variety of interesting activities will be hosted in Lancashire libraries for children and families over the festive season. People will get the chance to listen to seasonal stories, to singing of carols by school choirs, or a visit from Santa. In fact, there's something for everyone. Included will be activities like a sing-along during a Christmas performance, or a pantomime hosted theatre hunt, with... Read More»

Crowngate Shopping Centre is hosting Santa’s workshops

December 21st, 2017 by Sandy

The Crowngate Shopping Center in Worcester has Father Christmas and his festive Elves hosting free workshops for children and families. The Elves will be helping Santa in his Grotto, to attend all week to the activities, running until Christmas Eve. Santa's Workstation will include a number of activities and it will be located in Friary Walk, near Iceland, within the shopping centre. There will be lot of games, gingerbread... Read More»

Glasgow is hosting its first Welcome Football Festival

December 19th, 2017 by Sandy

Glasgow is hosting a first of its king festival, the Welcome Football Festival, to not only support but encourage the integration of migrants, asylum seekers and refugees into the life of the city. The free event is being held on 10th December, Tuesday, at the Toryglen Regional-Football-Centre. The event is being organised by the Glasgow City Council and by a sub-group of the Glasgow Integration Forum, along with... Read More»

Free digital service helps SMEs to protect against cyber attacks

December 18th, 2017 by Sandy

The DigitalBoost programme of Business Gateway is helping businesses against cyber attacks and to improve cyber resilience, in an increasing digital world. Many companies and individuals assume cyber attacks will never happen to them. Most often headlines show big companies suffering major security breaches. In reality, everyone is vulnerable to cyber crime, even SMEs. It is important for everybody in this digital age to protect themselves against a cyber... Read More»

Batman Returns at Leicester bar’s free show next week

December 16th, 2017 by Sandy

Get ready for a Christmas film evening next week at a Leicester bar. A festive film night is happening on 20th December, Wednesday, at the Firebug bar, in Leicester, which is featuring the screening of 'Batman Returns'. Everyone is invited to the free screening, donning their fancy dress gear, to enjoy Tim Burton's Gothic superhero classic movie. There's free entry and free popcorn too, by Firebug, at No.1 Millstone Lane,... Read More»

Kingston first London council to launch 24×7 free WiFi

December 15th, 2017 by Sandy

Kingston has announced the deployment of free Wi-Fi 24x7 for public access. It becomes the first council in London to launch a free public Wi-Fi service, which is already live in New Maiden High Street and Kingston's Ancient Market Place. Following an agreement between the council and Arqiva, the telecommunications provider, work was started to improve connectivity in the town centre. The free network named RBK Free Public WiFi,... Read More»

Free workshop for youth by stars of Black Dyke band in Brighouse

December 14th, 2017 by Sandy

Star players from the Black Dyke Band will lead a day of free workshop tuition for school children of the West Yorkshire area, to be held next February. On 22nd February (Thursday), the free event will be held at Brighouse High School. The afternoon workshop will start at 3:00pm for young brass players of school-going age, taught by tutors of Black Dyke, followed by a performance in the evening... Read More»

Lumiere London 2018, the outdoor light festival, is getting ready in the capital

December 12th, 2017 by Sandy

The upcoming Lumiere London, the outdoor light festival, is the second edition and coming soon to the UK's capital. The production company of the lighting show, Artichoke, has revealed 10 of the artworks. They will be staging the spectacular event across the capital from the 18th to the 21st of January, 2018. The works that have been revealed include a series of singing see-saws, illuminated and interactive, installed in... Read More»

National Lottery thank players with free entry to Jodrell Bank

December 10th, 2017 by Sandy

Heritage Lottery Fund is saying 'thank you' to those who helped fund major projects, with a nationwide initiative that gives lottery players free entry to Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre. Anyone can get into the visitor centre free, with a proof of ever playing the National Lottery, from 11th (Monday) to 17th (Sunday) December. Heritage Lottery Fund has recently awarded £12 million to Jordell Bank Discovery Centre to support its... Read More»

Knutsford offering free social media workshop for businesses

December 9th, 2017 by Sandy

Knutsford Town Council is offering business owners a free workshop to support their social media presence, to use it more effectively to sell their products and services. The workshop in association with Bella Design & Marketing will be held on 31st January (2018), Wednesday. It is suitable for anyone, regardless of social media experience. The workshop will cover topics such as analysis, engagement, reaching the target audience and generating interesting... Read More»