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Wednesday Freebies- November, Week 4, 2017

November 22nd, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Centrepieces hosting free Bexley art exhibition in weekend; b) Aspiring mosaic makers invited to free workshop in Selkirk; c) Claim your free sample of Estee Lauder Modern Muse fragrance. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section everyday. Centrepieces hosting free Bexley art exhibition in weekend The Bexley art exhibition- Centrepieces:Open Exhibition 2017, is being organised by Centrepieces, a Bexley... Read More»

Ulverston Dickensian Festival 2017 is arriving soon

November 21st, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Ulverston Dickensian Festival of 2017 is a two-day event in celebration of of all things Dickensian and takes place in Ulverston on 25th and 26th November. One of the biggest dates in the market town's calendar, the weekend will be lined up with family-friendly activities for all, including stalls, costume parades and performances. Festival-goers will be using fashion items of yesteryears and enjoying most certainly the mulled wine... Read More»

Free medical training offered to London cabbies by Mytaxi

November 20th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

The taxi-hailing app Mytaxi is offering free training to London cabbies to deal with health-related emergencies. The "Knowledge+" training course covers acid attacks, terrorist incidents, including first aid techniques and CPR, plus how to use a defibrillator. Cab drivers are given advice on basic psychology, like body language and de-escalating aggressive behaviour, or handling a crisis. The course is promoted as a progression of "The Knowledge", with backing from... Read More»

‘The Messines Story’ to be hosted at the Braid Arts Centre, Ballymena

November 19th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

'The Messines Story' is an event to be hosted by the Mid and East Antrim Borough Council at the Braids Art Centre in Ballymena, through their Good Relations programme. The free event is being hosted on 28th November (Tuesday) and is also the opportunity to watch the screening of the short-film 'Battle of Messines', produced by the Nerve Centre. The event also includes the Local Stores Exhibition- The Great... Read More»

Tamworth’s festive season to begin with Christmas Lights switch-on

November 18th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The festive season in Tamworh will begin with a magical Christmas Lights switch-on, on 26th November. The countdown to Christmas will be launched on the Sunday in style, at 5pm, at St Editha's Square. Festivities will be held throughout the day, from 1pm, with festive fun for the whole family. Find here the town in Christmas cheer, including live music, fairground rides, walk-about characters, a lantern parade, dance performers,... Read More»

Art pop-ups at wonderful festive treat in Winchester

November 17th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

Winchester will be offering a wonderful festive treat with a series of pop-up visual art installations and outdoor performances, across the city from 30th November. 'Fondly Imagined Christmases' is the festival hosting a series of free events, arranged by Wooly Hat Fair, after its success last year in hosting 'Twelve Days of Christmas'. It includes songs from local choirs, hearing heart-warming stories based on local places and people, plus... Read More»

Enjoy free Christmas land train rides in Plymouth

November 16th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

What better way to marvel at Christmas Lights and brilliant window displays in Plymouth, than in a ride on the land train! The land train will be getting a festive makeover before it starts to offer free rides to passengers around Plymouth city from 17th November. The Christmas land train will be navigated by Santa Claus and his elves. The train dressed up in festive colour and decorations, will... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- November, Week 3, 2017

November 15th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Manchester to open free Christmas arts and crafts market; b) Free entry to The Venue Park Hall for fireworks display; c) Get a free sample of Girl of Now fragrance from Elie Saab. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section everyday. Manchester to open free Christmas arts and crafts market Manchester will soon opening its first Christmas Arts and... Read More»

CINECITY Film Festival on its 15th year at Brighton

November 14th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

CINECITY Film Festival is back for its 15th year in Brighton. Running for 2 weeks, the latest iteration of the film festival includes exhibition, previews, live scores, special events and workshops, from 10th to 16th November. Inspired by the 70th Anniversary of Brighton Rock, an adaptation of Graham Green's novel will be screened, with the première of You Want Me To Say I Love You, a live commission and related... Read More»

Brighton’s Christmas Lights switch-on event coming soon

November 13th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

Brighton's city-centre will light up in festive spirit on Thursday, 16th November, thanks to the Christmas Lights Switch-on event, with also a free party in East Street. The event is being organised by Brilliant Brighton, in association with 107.2 Juice FM and the children’s hospice, Chestnut Tree House. South Water is sponsoring the Christmas Lights event, which showcases this year some of the best talents in Brighton. Formed out... Read More»

Visit for free Santa’s Grotto at intu Metrocentre

November 12th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

Santa's Grotto at the intu Metrocentre in Gateshead is a favourite, attracting hundreds of children every year. Santa's Grotto is coming back this year too and intu Metrocentre joins hands with Playmobil, the preschool toy manufacturer, for the second year running. They have created for the children of the North East a unique and free Christmas Grotto experience. Children will meet not only Santa, but also some larger than... Read More»

Workshop at Storyhouse prior to True Stories Live event

November 11th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

An intimate storytelling event, True Story Lives, as part of Chester Literary Festival, will be coming to Storyhouse in Chester. Before the main True Stores Live event on 15th November (Wednesday), a fee workshop will be held on 14th November (Tuesday), for potential storytellers in Chester. The theme of the event is 'Lost and Found'. The event is the brainchild of Lucy Farrant, the producer. Storyhouse is a theatre,... Read More»

Free football training sessions at Thirsk Falcons for girls

November 10th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

In partnership with North Yorkshire Soccer Academy the Thirsk Falcons FC is to launch free training sessions for girls only. The free sessions will start on 11th November (Saturday) at TAC playing fields from 10:30am onwards. The sessions open for girls from age 5 and up will be offered initially free. Richard Darcey, an ex-professional player and an experienced coach will offer traing. He will be assisted Scarlet Dukes... Read More»

Ticket Giveaway initiative to Scotland’s historical sites, by HES

November 9th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

The Historic Environment Scotland (HES) is on a ticket giveaway initiative, as part of the celebrations for Scotland's Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology. HES is offering thousands of free tickets to visitors, on the weekend of St. Andrews Day, falling on 25th and 26th November, on Saturday and Sunday, being released online. From 6th November (Monday), starting at 9am, members of the public can register online at www.ticketgiveawar.co.uk , right... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- November, Week 2, 2017

November 8th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Free events with Santa in double-decker bus in Nottingham; b) Apply for free It Takes Two tickets, to be in the audience of the BBC Two show; c) Free sample of Dior Homme Eau for Men. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section everyday. Free events with Santa in double-decker bus in Nottingham Nottingham is welcoming Santa Claus, who... Read More»

U2 to play free gig in Trafalgar Square

November 7th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

The rock band U2 will play a free concert for the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) in London's Trafalgar Square. U2 are being awarded at this weekend's ceremony with a Global Icon award and the rock band will celebrate this with a free gig here on Saturday evening. The band will be handed the award at EMAs on Sunday (12 November), at the epic SSE Arena in Wembley. For... Read More»

Digital workshop in Nailsea on using photos for telling life story

November 6th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

Learn to tell your life story using photos at a digital workshop by Nailsea Town Council. The course called, 'Letter to My Grandchild in Photos', aims to help older people to tell their life story by creating a photo-book, for their families. The course which runs seven sessions, at this town in North Somerset, starts on 13th November, led by Elspeth Penny, the council's arts and health specialist. Elspeth... Read More»

AdventureX the narrative games convention is coming back

November 5th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

AdventureX is coming back to Goldsmiths University in New Cross, South East London, at the Professor Stuart Hall Building, for 2 days, on its 7th edition. The only narrative games convention of UK will have talks and panels focused on story driven titles, on 11th and 12 November, a Saturday and Sunday. The themes this year include Non verbal Narrative Design, Successful Narrative-Driven Games, The Politics of Worldbuilding and... Read More»

Free Back to Badminton session by Canute Badminton Club for women

November 4th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

The Canute Badminton club is arranging a free session for female players, called Back to Badminton, at the end of November. They are planning the session at the Ederton Youth Club, to encourage women to pick up a racket and have a go again. The session will be held in a relaxed and fun environment, on 22 November (Wednesday), at the club in Mereheathe Lane, Knutsford, Cheshire, from 8pm. Read More»

Free tickets to Christmas Lights Switch-On in Belfast

November 3rd, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

In Belfast the Christmas Lights Switch-On will be held on 18 November (Saturday). The annual event is hosted by Belfast City Council and marks the start of the big festive season. Derek and Jen of Milkshake Live, Bing and Flop, The Twirlywoos, the Cool FM Breakfast crew and the choir from Cavehill Primary School will all be at the front of the City Hall. The huge event will be... Read More»