FreeinUK Blog

Welwyn Garden City to host film festival focusing on crime victims

January 30th, 2018 by Sandy Under Freebies

Welwyn Garden City will be hosting a film festival to highlight the impact of crime on victims. Students of Oaklands College have teamed up with Beacon, the Hertz victim care centre, for a second year, to organise the festival in WGC, Hertfordshire. A dynamic programme will present film-making and victims' awareness workshops, that show how victims of crime get affected by their experiences. The workshop highlights include the chance... Read More»

The Dursley DJ Collective’s workshop invites aspiring DJs

January 29th, 2018 by Sandy Under News

The Dursley DJ Collective is hosting a free workshop for aspiring amateur DJs. Club nights are regularly held once a month at the Chantry Centre. The organisers earned national exposure when Bob Earle, a member of the group, was featured on radio on a Lauren Laverne's Radio 6 Music show. The club sessions were launched by 2016 end, as a brainchild of Ben Ward and like-minded group of DJs.... Read More»

The Oxford International Art Fair is coming back in February

January 28th, 2018 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Oxford International Art Fair is an opportunity for art lovers to view some of the most contemporary art. The free event is returning for its 5th time, running from 23rd to 25th February, at the Oxford Town Hall, this year. Bringing under one roof the most innovative new works of both emerging and established artists and galleries, it will feature extensive collections of illustrations, paintings, photographs, ceramics, sculptures... Read More»

Free music event at Artrix, for BBC Introducing Live, on Sunday

January 27th, 2018 by Sandy Under Freebies

A free music event supporting the very best of new music will showcase 4 bands from across the county at the Artric, Bromsgrove, on 28th January, (Sunday). An eclectic mix of musical talents from across the region will take the stage, as part of BBBC Introducing Live! Initiative. Audience will hear musical styling from 'Flights And Fires', the punk rock quartet from Worcester and also from Keri Whip, who... Read More»

Robot Day returns to Derby with a host of activities

January 26th, 2018 by Sandy Under News

The annual Robot Day will be hosted in Derby, at the Quad arts centre, on 17th March. This is the 3rd edition of Robot Day and to celebrate the British Science Week, in partnership with the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Quad welcomes the free event that offers a range of many robot related STEAM activities. Find here talks, films and exhibitions for all ages. Visitors can watch... Read More»

Dundee Dance Event on 20th anniversary to be biggest yet

January 25th, 2018 by Sandy Under Freebies

One of Dundee's biggest music events, the Dundee Dance Event, is getting back to celebrate its 20th anniversary. The free event returning in May, is to be bigger and better than ever before. The event which started in 1998, will be held on 5th and 6th May this year and is a way to showcase local and resident DJs who didn't get opportunities at the local clubs and bars. Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- January, Week 4, 2018

January 24th, 2018 by Sandy Under Freebies

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Tickets to see mechanical puppet 'Man Engine' on Blaenavon visit; b) Free tickets to pre-opening screening at Empire Cinema Sutton; c) Get a free sample of Gradual In Shower Tan Lotion by St. Tropez. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section everyday.   Tickets to see mechanical puppet 'Man Engine' on Blaenavon visit Public tickets are available to see the... Read More»

DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival with free events is coming in February

January 23rd, 2018 by Sandy Under News

Shrewsbury will be celebrating the birthday of Charles Darwin, it's famous son, with a two-and-a-half week festival next month. The 2018 DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival will be held between 8th February and 24th February, with an exciting schedule to entertain the whole family. From brain-teasing lectures to dance workshops, to a series of fun and interactive events, that will all take place across the town, the fest is set to... Read More»

The Settle Stories Festival is coming back in hi-tech

January 22nd, 2018 by Sandy Under News

The Settle Stories Festival will return in April, on its 7th year, to Settle (North Yorkshire), this time featuring a giant 50-foot whale and a splash of technology in telling stories.It starts on 6th April and ends on 8th April (Friday to Sunday) featuring the theme - technology. Various technologoes will be featured to tell stories. The inflatable whale in Settle Market Place, will be running a free shows of... Read More»

Bangor Music Festival returns in February with free family events

January 21st, 2018 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Bangor Music Festival is returning this year with the theme - Space. On 2nd and 3rd of February, a number of free events will be held that will inspire the whole family, giving all a unique opportunity to explore planets, stars, space and galaxies, via the medium of science and music. Events include the Bangor Stargazing Experience, where Liverpool John Moores University's expert, Andrew Newsman, will guide visitors... Read More»

Free screening of From Belfast to Dachau, at Movie House, Belfast

January 20th, 2018 by Sandy Under Freebies

A free event at Belfast, in recognition of Holocaust Memorial Day, will be presented on 24th January. The BBC documentary 'From Belffast to Dachau', will be screened in association with the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust (HMDT) and DoubleBand Films, at the Movie House on Dublin Road. Teddy Dixon, the subject of the documentary, will be attending, with the free screening to start at 6:30pm, on the Wednesday. Following the... Read More»

Puppet skills workshop for children by Knutsford Catenians

January 19th, 2018 by Sandy Under News

As a New Year's treat, Knutsford Catenians are putting up a free workshop for children on puppet skills. Led by Coverdale Puppets, the puppet skill workshop to be held at 2pm on 21st January, Sunday, in Knutsford (Cheshire), is inviting children of St Vincents to come and try out their hand at this art of puppeteers. The children can make and use puppets for themselves, as well as enjoy a... Read More»

Bluecoat Sports to host popular Free Open Day

January 18th, 2018 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Bluecoat Sports Health & Fitness Club, based in Christ's Hospital, Horsham (West Sussex), will be hosting its annual Open Day on 26 and 27 January, falling on Friday and Saturday consecutively. This is an extremely popular free event. The club hosts a huge range of fitness classes to both members and non members and they discus goals with sports instructors. Participants can attend a wide range of... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- January, Week 3, 2018

January 17th, 2018 by Sandy Under Freebies

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) First of Stay & Play sessions at Ankerside Shopping Centre; b) Legendary storyteller at Isle of Wight, for National Storytelling Week; c) Get free sample of Meritene Nutrition Drink. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section everyday. First of Stay & Play sessions at Ankerside Shopping Centre Ankerside Shopping Centre will be hosting its first free session of Stay... Read More»

The River Project interactive art exhibition at Sun Pier House, Chatham

January 16th, 2018 by Sandy Under News

Artists of the River Project are running an interactive exhibition this month, at the Sun Pier, in Chatham. Free creative workshops are being run with 200 school students of Medway, by Katie Brookes, Elizabeth McCarten, Kathryn Maple, Rebecca Harper, Alison Boult and Nikki Gardham, who are the artists and curators. The exhibition is running from 6th to 28th January. It gives people here the chance to contribute to the... Read More»

Free workshop on Rugby Turf in February by RHUL

January 15th, 2018 by Sandy Under News

The Royal Holloway University of London is hosting a free-to-attend workshop at the Sorts Centre, about Rugby Turf, on the 8th of February this year. The workshop will have discussions and insightful presentations on all aspects of designing an rugby turf facility and on constructing the artificial turf and then operating it. An expert panel will be delivering the workshop. It includes acknowledged experts, with FieldTurf and World Rugby.... Read More»

Free training for running at Perkins Great Eastern Run 2018

January 14th, 2018 by Sandy Under News

Entries for the annual Perkins Great Eastern Run (2018) have now opened, although the race is 10 months away, along with Anna's Hope Fun Run. The half-marathon run is one of some of the fastest routes known in the country, because Peterborough offers a flat course. Anna's Hope Fun Run, the other event, takes place over a 5km course and has seen in the past, entries coming from a... Read More»

Celtic Connections winter music festival is back soon

January 13th, 2018 by Sandy Under News

Celtic Connections, the big music festival in winter, largest of its kind in the country, is less than a week away, to be hosted in Glasgow. The 18-day festival is on its 25th edition this year. The event will run from 18 January (Thursday) to 4 February (Sunday), and celebrates Celtic music with its connections across the world. The eclectic line-up of musicians have been announced and includes more new... Read More»

Northumberland Hall in Alnwick to host wedding fair

January 12th, 2018 by Sandy Under News

A free wedding fair is being organised by the Registration Service of Northumberland County Council at the refurbished Northumberland Hall in Alnwick. The free event will be held from 11am to 3pm on 4th February (Sunday), hosting over 30 wedding specialists who are North-East-based. They include florists, wedding outfitters, photographers, car-hire specialists, cake-makers, plus catering, music and entertainment companies. The venue is Grade 1 Northumberland Hall and its transformation was unveiled... Read More»

Free workshops on wild birds for children, in Lowestoft.

January 11th, 2018 by Sandy Under News

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»