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Sail in the sea at the Llandudno Sailing Club

May 9th, 2018 by Sandy

The RYA (Royal Yachting Association) is the national body for all types of boating activities and conducting the “Push the Boat Out” programme every year all over the UK. RYA's “Push The Boat Out 2018” programme has been announced and around 400 centres / sailing clubs across the UK are organising this event in the month of May, to give a chance to all to try out sailing or... Read More»

Free All Points Equal event announced for All Points East

April 28th, 2018 by Sandy

All Points East celebrates 100 years of women's right to vote and its organisers have announced All Points Equal as a one-day free event in the celebrations. The All Points East festival will be held next month, for the first time, at the Victoria Park in London. Over the festival's two weekends, falling on 25 to 27 May and 1 to 3 June, there will be many performances by music stars... Read More»

Free workshop Head for Work, focuses on workplace stress

April 26th, 2018 by Sandy

As part of the Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, mental health charity - Mind in Harrow, will be offering people free workshops to help cope with stress in the workplace. Workshops under the 'Head for Work' project will help people to create working environments that are mentally healthy. The theme of the awareness campaign is on stress and how to cope when under pressure. Anyone experiencing stress for a... Read More»

Second free workshop by Fleet Source on terrorism risk

April 25th, 2018 by Sandy

Fleet Source, one of the leading providers of training and auditing services working for road transport industry, is again offering a free networking workshop. Following its first Terrorism Risk and Incident Prevention (TRIP) seminar, and UK's first, held free earlier in the year, the company is again extending its invitation to fleet operators to attend its second workshop, at The Holiday Inn in Watford, on 10th May (Thursday). The first seminar... Read More»

The English National Park Experience Collection workshops aim to attract overseas tourists

April 24th, 2018 by Sandy

In an effort to attract tourists from overseas, a new campaign has been started to market overseas the English National Park Experience. VisitEngland, the government agency for tourism, is funding National Park authorities, including Yorkshire Dales, with this objective. The agency is looking to develop 'immersive' visitor experiences that are new and easily bookable by foreign tourists. The key target markets include Australia and Germany. Two workshops focused on... Read More»

Record Store Day music festival is in weekend and at Newport too

April 19th, 2018 by Sandy

The annual Record Store Day will fill the streets with music this Saturday, as the record store Diverse Vinyl in Newport also celebrates what is to be the biggest edition of this festival, along with a record number of stores across the UK. They will be celebrating together all things vinyl, putting up a range of free events and live in-store entertainment. On 21 April , this Saturday, over 200... Read More»

Glasgow is co-hosting this summer the first European Championships

April 18th, 2018 by Sandy

Scotland’s next big multi-sport event is the inaugural European Championship at Glasgow. It will be held from 2nd to 12th August. The first ever Glasgow 2018 European Championship will be a 11-day celebration, attracting athletes from gymnastics, golf, cycling, rowing, aquatics and triathlon, to various venues, not only in Glasgow, but across Scotland. Some of the highlights are below. The official mascot for the sporting event is Bonnie, the seal pup.... Read More»

Tooting to host sexual health workshop for young people

April 17th, 2018 by Sandy

An open sexual health workshop for young people will be held in Tooting. The workshop on 17 May, (Thursday) is open for all teenagers, 14 to 16 years old, from 4:30pm to 6pm. It will be hosted at the Tooting Hub, on Beechcroft Road, in Tooting (Wadsworth borough). The free workshop is aimed at encouraging young people to gain a better understanding and knowledge about sexual health and about... Read More»

Free events for Dying Matters at Royal Trinity Hospice

April 15th, 2018 by Sandy

The annual national awareness campaign, Dying Matters week, has been announced by Royal Trinity Hospice. The programme of free events aims to open up the national conversation this year, which is to talk about dying death and bereavement. The hospice will mark the week with 3 events that aim to provoke the community into conversation and engage in discussions. They also get to know about their local hospice, which provides... Read More»

Free songwrititing workshop for young, part of Shrewsbury Folk Festival

April 14th, 2018 by Sandy

A free song-writing workshop will be hosted at Shrewbury, under the Room for All programme, as part of the Shrewsbury Folk, on 20th May (Sunday). Festival. Greg Russell, the award-winning musician will run it, aimed to get more young people involved in traditional music. He won in 2013, the Young Folk Award, of BBC Radio-2, and with Ciaran Algar, the Horizon Award too. The 5-hour workshop session in Belmont,... Read More»

Free event Yom HaShoah is on Sunday in Hyde Park

April 12th, 2018 by Sandy

A free event in Hyde Park, Yon HaShoah, will mark the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising, in the weekend. On this Sunday, 15th April, hundreds are set to gather for Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day in London. The event will feature Laura Pradelska, actress in Game of Thrones, who will recall stories of her 4 grandparents, all of whom survived the Holocaust. This is also the date of... Read More»

Glasgow’s Merchant City hosting The Crossway festival week

April 9th, 2018 by Sandy

The Crossway festival is a major cross-cultural literary festival, running this week in Glasgow's Merchant City. The major new festival will start on 9 April, to celebrate Irish and Scottish culture, featuring 24 events across the 6 days up to 15 April (Sunday). Venues across the city will host Scots, Scottish Gaelic, Irish and English events in the festival, like a reading each afternoon, with another one following in... Read More»

Free events this April part of Discover Wimbledon

April 8th, 2018 by Sandy

'Discover Wimbledon' is a month-long event to encourage more visitors to Wimbledon. The event that started on Easter Sunday, will host over 140 events and promotions and includes a variety of activities. Find here family fun days, antique evaluations at West Borough's George Kinder, free pilates sessions, free testing at Organic Hair Cafe, Wimborne Wellness Day, Fudge & Candy Shack's sweet tombola, tours and walks by Ghosts, Myths &... Read More»

Free training scheme for budding performers at Liverpool

April 7th, 2018 by Sandy

Budding talents can be helped to kick-start a career in the arts, thanks to a full-time training course in Liverpool. The free scheme for aspiring performers and makers, is calling for applicants for the June 2018 programme. The scheme to develop artists is being run by Hope Street Ltd, as it celebrates its 30th anniversary. The ten-week intensive vocational programme called ADAPT will give participants an opportunity work alongside... Read More»

BT Web Protect is a free product to keep you safe online

March 30th, 2018 by Sandy

BT WebProtect is BT's free product to help its broadband customers and their families stay safe online. There are two products, BT WebProtect and BT VirusProtect, that can be used together, to keep customers safe online. When browsing online, the BT WebProtect, as a secutity product, helps to stay safe and warns when visiting a website that is potentially harmful, or at risk of scams, viruses and phising attacks. It works... Read More»

Sylvanian Families Town series soon on a show at intu Merry Hill

March 29th, 2018 by Sandy

The popular toy brand known as Sylvanian Families, will celebrate the launch of their Sylvanian-Families Town series at the shopping centre - intu Merry Hill, on 7th April (Saturday) from 10am to 5pm. The brand will showcase a unique collection here of miniature dresses, which includes Stella Chocolate's designer studio. The miniature fashion show is expected to attract big crowds to the Brierley Hill shopping centre in Dudley (West Midlands), where... Read More»

Free preview of ‘About Face’ exhibition at Rugby

March 27th, 2018 by Sandy

The Rugby Art Gallery and Museum this year has a theme on portraits. The exhibition will be telling the story of some of the artists found in the Rugby collection. This spring, the exhibition is curated with the help from loans, from The Lowry, The National Portrait Gallery and with Rugby's nationally renowned collection. Th self-portraits loaned include Eduardo Paolozzi, Edward Bawden, Lucian Freud and Lowry. The exhibition will also... Read More»

Free session for girls at Barrow Golf Club

March 26th, 2018 by Sandy

After a successful run in the first year in Cumbria, the Girls Golf Rocks will be returning and next month to the Barrow Golf Club (Lake District). This is part of the campaign to widen the appeal of the sport of golf and bring more youngsters into it, and they are hoping to repeat the hit again this year. Last year saw 60 children taking part, of which 42... Read More»

Free events in Phoenix Season at Battersea Arts Centre

March 24th, 2018 by Sandy

The Phoenix Season at the Battersea Arts Centre is a celebration for the opening of the Grand Hall in September. The centre was ravaged by fire in 2015 and now reopens with new working spaces and a season with free events and cheap tickets. Highlights of the Phoenix season includes Gecko's Missing again, Adam by National Theatre of Scotland, Superblackman by Lekan Lawal and Beatboxing Championship. Across the season the centre's... Read More»

Free events by Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project this Easter

March 23rd, 2018 by Sandy

Free events will be running in Louth and Horncastle areas, during the Easter holidays, thanks to the Lincolnshire Chalk Steams Project, supported with a grant byNational Lottery. The project in Lincolnshire is partnership of itsCounty Council with The Wild Trout Trust, Environment Agency, Anglian Water, Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service and Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust. The activities include fun-filled events for kids, like storytelling and enacting a play. On 3rd April (Tuesday), there's... Read More»