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Open House London celebrates with biggest event ever on 25th year

September 15th, 2017 by Sandy

Open House London is celebrating its 25th anniversary and the architecture festival celebrates this year with its biggest event till date. The free event runs on 16th and 17h September and for the first time all London Boroughs are participating, bringing in a record 800 plus buildings, to open to the public on the weekend. The free celebration of architecture will have from government buildings to a yurt, from... Read More»

Booking open for free Into Film Festival in November

September 12th, 2017 by Sandy

The Into Film Festival is considered to be the biggest free youth film festival in the world and bookings are open to the 3,000 free screenings and events, to be held from 8th to 24th November, suitable for 5 to 19 year-olds. The festival is open to schools, home educators, colleges and youth leaders. It uses the magic of film to engage young minds in a broad range of... Read More»

Born To Move virtual classes free for schools on National Fitness Day

September 11th, 2017 by Sandy

Les Mills will offer its Born To Move virtual class for free, to 10,000 schools across the United Kingdom . Les Mills has teamed up with ukactive to offer it later this month to schools, on the National Fitness Day, which falls on 27th September. The virtual class will be delivered in a downloadable file format that can be accessed via a link provided by ukactive. The virtual class... Read More»

Clacton to host again event promoting older people’s safety

September 10th, 2017 by Sandy

Under initiative of Older Persons' Crucial Crew, a popular event that aims to promote safety for older people, is to be hosted again in Clacton. This town in Essex drew a full house for the programme last year and it is hoped for the same this year, which is to be held on 4th October. The fee event aims to give advice on how to be safe inside and... Read More»

Birmingham Hippodrome announces new season

September 9th, 2017 by Sandy

The Birmingham Hippodrome has come out with details of the festivals, unforgettable shows and free events that will be taking place on its stages and streets for the season, right into 2018. The Hurst Street venue is packed with events. They include the best best blockbusters from West End and Broadway. The list includes classical ballet, international opera, new dance and a host of alternative fare at the Patrick... Read More»

Amateur radio society to hold free session at TechnoJAM event

September 7th, 2017 by Sandy

The TechnoJAM event will be held on 9th September (Saturday) from 11am to 4pm, at Southport College. The Quantum Amateur Radio and Technology Society are running a free session at the venue on Mornington Road. The society which is based in Cottage Lane Mission in Ormskirk, West Lancashire, hopes to widen their network during the session aimed at inspiring all to share knowledge. Derek Hughes, the society chairman said... Read More»

Somerset Art Weeks Festival has lots of free events

September 5th, 2017 by Sandy

The Somerset Art Weeks Festival is all set to take place from 23 September to 8 October, this year. During the art festival, more than 350 artist will welcome visitors to the studios, museums, manor houses, country cottages, barns, to a historic paper mill and also to the county's longest gallery. Painters, sculptors, paper makers, wood carvers, ceramists, glass-blowers and willow weavers are opening their doors at 120 venues. Read More»

Free events across Northumberland to welcome TOUR OF BRITAIN 2017

September 2nd, 2017 by Sandy

As the Tour of Britain cycle race arrives in Northumberland, exciting free activities and events will be held along the route, in communities. The events on Monday will be highlighting all things pedal-powered, with opportunities for residents to try out cycling. At Alnwick, in Bondgate Within, from 10am, a series of attractions will be on, including the stunt riding team 3Sixty. Come see in action the cycle-powered juice-maker, or have... Read More»

Basingstoke to hold first ever Pride event

August 31st, 2017 by Sandy

Basingstoke will be hosting its first ever Pride event with a range of events lined up by the committee behind the LGBT festival. The Pride245 event is set for 17th September and will focus on inclusion, eduction and celebration, under the initiative of local volunteers. The free event will start with a open mic event from 7pm, at the Central Studio, Queen Mary's College. Other events include The Scandalous... Read More»

Free workshop on Borders cycling tourism to be held in Galashiels

August 28th, 2017 by Sandy

A free workshop and marketing event to explore the benefits of marketing cycling tourism for the Borders, as fist of its kind event, will be held on 26th September, in Galashiels (Selkirkshire). The event organised by Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland, at the Old Gala House, aims to explore the potential in Galashiels, Melrose and Selkirk areas for cycle tourism. An opportunity for the cycling industry businesses will be... Read More»

Enjoy free events at the Nottingham October Festival

August 27th, 2017 by Sandy

The Nottingham October Festival returns again this year with a programmed spread over 6 weeks running from 30th September (Saturday) to 5th November (Sunday). The festival began in 2015 and the popular Spielgeltent returns to Old Market Square with the first event in the City. The festival programme highlights include The Guilded Merkin Burlesque and Cabaret, the City's Got Soul, the Team Edwin Sarr Band, the Royal Vauxhall, Fredie... Read More»

European Heritage Open Days coming to Mid and East Antrim

August 26th, 2017 by Sandy

Many locations across the Mid and East Antrim borough and beyond will host events for the European Heritage Open Days, from 9th to 10th September, happening in Northern Ireland. Heritage and Nature: A Landscape of Possibilities – is the theme for 2017. A line-up of free events over the 2 days, to mark the occasion, will be running across the borough. For those interested, details and information are on the... Read More»

Free workshop at Sheffield University on finding traditional music online

August 25th, 2017 by Sandy

There is a workshop at the Sheffield University open to everyone, on 26th August (Saturday), by the team from Vaughan Williams Memorial Library. The workshop is being led by Laura Smyth, Julia Bishop and Bryony Griffith. The workshop will give a deeper insight into doing research online to those new to or having little experience with the digital resources available. The Vaughan Williams Memorial Library (VWML) is the leading... Read More»

Free storytelling event at Ha’Penny Pier centre

August 24th, 2017 by Sandy

A team of storytellers will be keeping children spellbound at the Ha'Penny Pier Visitor Centre in Harwich. The free event in its third year, is being hosted by Harwich Society on 28th August, the Bank Holiday Monday, at an annual storytelling day. The storytellers are led by June Bretherton. Others include Lesley Elliot, Mariah Heath, Rosemary Quaintance and Mary Lake. Lesley Elliot co-ordinates, at the visitor centre, the activities... Read More»

Blackpool fireworks world championship back in September

August 22nd, 2017 by Sandy

Throughout September, Blackpool will be lit up with thousands of fireworks. The World Championships will have pyrotechnic teams from all over the world arriving here to compete, to be crowned as world champions. Tens of thousands of visitors are expected to crowd the Blackpool promenade for the spectacular series of events that will he held in the evenings, over weeks. Each event will begin at 7:30pm and fireworks will... Read More»

The Big Caribbean Cookout is arriving soon at Leicester

August 21st, 2017 by Sandy

The Big Caribbean Cookot, a free event, will be hosted Leicester's Market Square on 28th August (Monday). The interesting food festival happening this August Bank Holiday offers culinary delights, children's rides, live music and entertainment. The event is Caribbean, offering music like Reggae, Soca, Ska and Calipso, played by live bands and DJs. It also provides a learning platform and employment for young people, who will be operating stalls... Read More»

38th Rotherham Show returns with free events

August 20th, 2017 by Sandy

The Rotherham Show returns next month, for a 38th time, to run from 10am to 5:30pm, on 9th and 10th September, at the Clifton Park, in this metropolitan borough of South Yorkshire. The show is one of the largest free events hosting live music, activities, entertainment, exhibitors and stalls. Two bands will be performing live in the Clifton Park, at the Rockin' in the Park concert, on the night... Read More»

Free events lined to experience Great Landscapes Week

August 11th, 2017 by Sandy

Friends of the Lake District elvomd you to the great Cumbrian landscapes, to experience Great Landscapes Week, from 2nd to 9th September. The packed programme of events prompts you to share ideas, thoughts and your comments on the importance of landscapes, by offering a range of ways that suits every ability and interest, to experience and involve with the landscapes. To affirm their commitment to protect the marvellous landscapes... Read More»

Fiery celebrations planned for 50th anniversary of Milton Keynes

August 4th, 2017 by Sandy

Milton Keynes is one of UK's most iconic locations, nestled in southern England, and it is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year. An official free event for the MK50 year long celebration, produced by IF: Milton Keynes International Festival, called Feast of Fire, will be celebrated on 21st October, Saturday, at Milton Keynes (MK), with the city streets being lit up by fire displays. Find here fireworks and pyrotechnics,... Read More»

QHotels to offer free tasters to attract new golfers

July 30th, 2017 by Sandy

QHotels will open its doors, offering a series of free tasters to new golfers. As the largest golf resort operator in UK, the entire group is working to attract more golfers into club membership and to enjoy its benefits. The group is running the Membership Open Weekend, by partnering with NSPCC, from 11th to 13th August, taking place across all its 10 resorts. The free tasters attempt to attract... Read More»