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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»

Nottingham Puppet Festival offers lots of free stuff

March 22nd, 2018 by Sandy

Nottingham city's Puppet Festival has a jam-packed programme on. Venues across the city will be hosting events for the young and old alike, as puppet creations beyond your wildest dreams arrive here. Puppets will be setting up camp in the Old Market Square for 3 days, offering free performances , street theatre, live music, interactive installations and much more. The Puppet Festival runs from 22nd to 25th March (Thursday... Read More»

Free music event Soma Skool by Skapade Studios at Dumbarton

March 20th, 2018 by Sandy

Dambarton will see its renowned music studio, the Skapade Studios, teaming up with Soma Records to set up a free 1-day educational event with others, like 'Shoogle Studios, a successful music production studio of Scotland, called 'Sona Skool', on 31st March. The independent studio situated in Castlegreen Street, is joining hands with Soma Records, the Glasgow-based label, which was co-founded by Slam, the electronic music duo, as a techno... Read More»

Studio B61 opens doors for free photography event in Bromsgrove

March 19th, 2018 by Sandy

A photography studio in Bromsgrove (Worcestershire) is opening its doors for a free event, following the success of its first session to offer aspiring photographers truly practical exposure. The 'Mix & Mingle' session by Studio B61, a creative communications agency, will be held on 22nd March (Thursday), from 4pm to 7pm at their space on Sanders Road. Amateurs, or professionals and students, are all invited to network, attend the... Read More»

Get set this weekend for a great Festival of Ideas at Fife

March 18th, 2018 by Sandy

The Festival-of-Ideas 2018 is inspired by Fife's famous son Adam Smith. The festival promises lots for the whole family, featuring comedy, debate, live music, a film gala and family-friendly fun. The festival has got it all, starting with free events for children to enjoy, right to seeing on stage David Tennant, the star of Broadchurch and Dr.Who, in Kirkcaldy. The star will be introducing personally the screening of... Read More»

Lots of free fun to be enjoyed at Isle of Wight Children’s Festival

March 16th, 2018 by Sandy

The Isle of Wight Children's Festival is coming to Newport, at the Quay Arts Centre. Besides magical performances from Yetis and Moomins, there'll be lots of free sessions and workshops for children to enjoy. The first festival will run for 3 days on the 12th, 13th and 14th of April, in time for the Easter holidays. Creators of the Ventor Fringe and the team behind the Ventor Exchange, will be... Read More»

Edinburgh International Festival is returning on its 71st year

March 15th, 2018 by Sandy

The Edinburgh International Festival has announced its line-up for this year (2018) and promises an exciting dance programme with a typically packed classical line-up. The Opening Event will be retuning to the Usher Hall, featuring music by Anna Meredith, on 3rd August (Friday) . Some of the highlights of this year include The West Wing's Anna Deavere Smith, Sir Simon Rattle and Akram Khan. The grand Opening Event has the... Read More»

Free events at bigger Food and Drink Festival at Paisley soon

March 12th, 2018 by Sandy

The popular Food and Drink Festival is returning to Paisley and bigger this time, this April. For the first time the free festival will be held across 2 days, on 27th April (Friday) and 28th April (Saturday), at the iconic Abbey Close in Paisley. Visitors will find the very best producers of Scotland showcasing their wares, with food vendors and tasting sessions, also interactive workshops and live music, plus the... Read More»

Free mobile and landline calls across UK supported by Google Home

March 11th, 2018 by Sandy

Google will enable free calls to landlines and mobile phone in the UK by bringing out a new update on its Google Home smart-speaker devices. Voice calling was enabled back in August in the US and now the feature is coming into UK on Google Home and Google Home Mini devices. Residents will be able to make free calls through the contacts stored in a Gmail account, or can call... Read More»

Seventh Colourfest to return to Dorset’s Gaunts House

March 10th, 2018 by Sandy

Colourfest returns bringing the unique opportunity with it the celebration of life and connection, through yoga, ceremony, music, dance, theatre and arts. The seventh Colourfest will be held from 31st May (Thursday) to 3rd June (Sunday), at the Gaunts House, set in the beautiful countryside of Dorset, in Wimbourne. The festival is an alcohol and drug-free event, set amid stunning vistas, open landscapes and ancient trees. It offers a... Read More»

Free workshop at Reading to make special Mother’s Day gifts

March 9th, 2018 by Sandy

A free workshop for making Mother's Day gifts will be held at the Reading town centre, on 10th March. The free workshop that gives everyone a creative chance to make their own gifts, will run from 11am to 3pm on the day, at the Bond Street Mall. The craft session is being held in partnership with a charity that champions the creative arts, called Jelly, which is based in... Read More»

Free event – ‘Me, Myself and A.I.’, soon at Glasgow

March 8th, 2018 by Sandy

Technology and businesses are increasingly being driven by data science, machine learning and A.I.. To learn more about the latest approaches, a free event has been created, billed – 'Me, Myself and A.I.'. The event created by Be-IT, SPARCK and BJSS is being held on 22nd March (Thursday) evening, at the BJSS office, located in central Glasgow. The free event will focus on the fast evolving AI scenario, look at uses... Read More»

Cloud UK Live event has got BBC tech journalist Kate Russell talking

March 5th, 2018 by Sandy

Kate Russell, the tech journalist who appears in BBC's tech programme Click, will talk at Cloud UK Live event, on 7th March in Manchester. Russell is also author of two Sci-Fi books too. The free event by UK Fast, has a line-up that includes Paul Papadimitrious, technology strategist, with Edwrd Whittingham, MD, Business Fraud Prevention Partnership and Chris Folkerd, the director of enterprise technology at UKFast. Cloud UK Live has... Read More»

Headline acts of Cirencester Phoenix Festival announced

March 4th, 2018 by Sandy

Be in the audience to hear two of the biggest bands of all time, although not the real ones, as the Phoenix Festival in Cirencester promises to be a nostalgic musical feast. The free event will be held at the city's Abbey Grounds, on 25th and 26th August (falling on Saturday and Sunday), this year. Two of the country's top tribute acts have been confirmed for the event. The... Read More»

Dundee Women’s Festival has many free events lined up

March 2nd, 2018 by Sandy

The Dundee Women's Festival is a 2-week event and this year the festival has the theme – 'A Vote For The Future'. The festival, running from 4th to 17th March, celebrates 100 years of women's right to vote, given first to some after years of campaigning for equal voting rights for women and it will be celebrating the International Year of the Young People also. Throughout the 2-week festival, there are... Read More»

Welcome to the Carlisle Self and Custom-Build Housing Information Event

February 27th, 2018 by Sandy

Here is a free event for those interested in self-build or custom-built housing. This event on 15th March (Thursday), the Carlisle Self & Custom Build Housing Information Event, is to be hosted at the Carlisle College (in Room G38), Victoria Place. It will open from 6pm and refreshments will be offered from 5:30pm. Carlile City Council has given support and facilitated the evening event, partnering with Andy Lloyd, the... Read More»

SPINE Festival brings in Young Herbert’s Horrors for kids

February 24th, 2018 by Sandy

A free event will be hosted at the Central Library Bexleyheath. The popular poet, Justin Coe, will be performing his new spoken word show, Young Herbert's Horrors, here. Youngsters those aged 3 to 7 are invited along with their families to watch the show, which is to be held on 10th March , Saturday, at 10:30am, at the library. It is all about Herbert Hawkins, a young wannabe pirate, and his... Read More»

Free ‘Music by the Sea’ event will be returning to Aldeburgh

February 22nd, 2018 by Sandy

This summer, the Music By The Sea, free music event, will be returning to Aldeburg, the resort in Suffolk. The much loved free music event returns after a 2 year absence, when it was replaced by a ticketed festival, Thorpefest, at Thorpeness Country Club, on the seafront, as the organisers decided for a change. The music event returns this summer not on the seafront, but inland, as an open-air... Read More»