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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»

Free fireworks display at Delphi Centre, Sudbury

November 2nd, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

A spectacular free fireworks display is expected to draw in some 3,000 people on Sunday to the Delphi Centre in Sudbury, Suffolk. Town centre manager and events coordinator, Ami Birrell, said the number of visitors grow every year to this successful event. Keeping the event free gives everyone in the community an opportunity in the evening t come out and enjoy the display, that will run for 20 to... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- November, Week 1, 2017

November 1st, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Manchester Christmas Lights Switch On event has Pixie Lott attending; b) Legoland Windsor tickets free on one condition; c) Get your free sample pack of Marmite. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section everyday. Manchester Christmas Lights Switch On event has Pixie Lott attending The annual Christmas Lights Switch On of Manchester city is a huge free event, with... Read More»

Harry Potter inspired free events coming to Manchester

October 31st, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

Hardcore Harry Porter fans will rejoice, as a series of live Potter inspired lectures and vents are coming to Manchester. Potter geeks will get the chance to learn about the inspiration behind and origins of the stories by J.K. Rowling. The free evens are in true Harry Potter-style, like Defense Against the Dark Arts, Divination, Care of Magical Creatures and one based on Hogwart's curriculum, along with rare manuscripts,... Read More»

First phobia workshop and free download to fight killer clown fear

October 30th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

The killer clown craze is back, for a second year, meant to terrorise people in the country. However, for the 5 million Britons suffering from coulrophobia, or fear of clowns, this time there is help to overcome it. Specialists in phobia and anxiety workshops, Core Courage, are holding the first phobia workshop to address the issue of coulrophobia, ranging from mild anxiety to severe panic attacks. The workshop will... Read More»

Free Christmas celebration at The Village Guildford

October 29th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The Village Guildford will be celebrating Christmas with a host of free events and activities for the most wonderful time of the year. The focal point of the festive cheer will be the boxpark in the town centre. It will host Yuletide activities, beginning with the switched-on of Christmas lights on 16th November. The Andertons Music stage will host live entertainment under a heated, covered patio area. There will... Read More»

Food Waste Reduction workshop in Innerleithen

October 28th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

A food waste road-show in Innerleithen will be holding a free event next week. The Food Waste Reduction workshop will run from 1pm to 3pm, on Wednesday, 1st November, at the Vale Leithen Social Club. The session at the Scottish town in Tweeddale area, is designed to show families how to save money, but at the same time reduce the amount of wasted going into the bin. It is... Read More»

Cardigan lantern parade to return, bigger and better

October 27th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

The Winter Giant Lantern Parade is returning to Cardigan, following its inaugural success last year. This year the procession will be held on 8th December (Friday). The parade will go through the streets of Cardigan from 7pm, led by Small World Theatre, from Pendre Art to Cardigan Castle. The event will end at around 8:30pm with a fireworks display. Last year saw the event attracting giant lanterns created by... Read More»

Leeds to mark Bonfire Night with exclusive fireworks displays

October 26th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

Leeds council has signed up Fantastic Fireworks, the specialist pyrotechnic firm, to put on fireworks displays on the city's Bonfire Night event. The contract worth £34,000 will have events put on at Woodhouse Moor, Springhead Park, Roundhay Park, Middleton Park, East End Park and Bramley Park, on 3rd November (Friday) night. A report put out by senior council members says that the decision taken was most pragmatic and although... Read More»

Wednesday Freebies- October, Week 4, 2017

October 25th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

This week’s Wednesday Freebies section consists of topics on- a) Free tickets for live X Factor shows; b) Art workshops for pop-up street art at London art site; c) Chance to get a free sample of Ryvita Rye Cakes. Also, check out for more freebies in our blog section everyday.   Free tickets for live X Factor shows The Live Show stage of the X Factor series on telly starts in the weekend... Read More»

Science Museum celebrates 40 years of video games with Power Up

October 24th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

The Science Museum will be celebrating 40 years of the gaming industry by launching an interactive video game pop up, Power Up, set up in partnership with the European Gaming League. The venue, in the South Kensington museum in East London, will be putting up 180 gaming consoles for visitors to try out hundreds of video games spanning decades. Whether a fan of classics or a millennial gamer, there's something for... Read More»

Bolton holding first lantern parade during Christmas lights switch-on

October 23rd, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

Bolton will be lighting up this Christmas by holding its first lantern parade. The first light parade will be held on 16th November (Thursday) during the Christmas Lights switch on event at this town in Greater Manchester. The honour to switch on will be going to comic Paddy McGuiness, this year. Special lantern making will take place in a free lantern-making workshop, at the Market Place Shopping Centre. The... Read More»

Watch the world première for Together!2017, the disability arts festival, at Newham

October 22nd, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

The disability arts festival Together!2017 is all set to start on 23 October (Monday), with a world première performance. The disability history month festival will run until 15 December, in Stratford and East Ham. A solo performance by Lauren Payne, a member of the Anjali Dance Company, will portray a woman's hidden strength and purity. The festival features other disabled performers and highlights include a pop-up poetry cafe at... Read More»

Free Magical Harry Potter exhibition at Huddersfield

October 21st, 2017 by Sandy Under News

A free magical exhibition is running at Huddersfield Library and will be on until 23rd December. The exhibition- Harry Potter: A Story of Magic, will thrill all Harry Potter fans and includes manuscripts, books, drafts by author J. K. Rowling and drawings of Jim Kay, the illustrator. Also showcased will be Kirlees' connection to folklore and magic. Shown here will be images of items from the collections at West... Read More»

Free workshop about the spectacular Make A HOO theatre performance

October 20th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

A free workshop will be held on 24th October in Irvine (Scotland), at Harbour Arts Centre, on shadow play and kaleidoscopic visuals made in the performance of 'Make A HOO'. This performance combines compelling physicality with Kaleidoscopic visuals and shadow play, created by Sita Pieraccini, the famous physical theatre maker, now on tour in Scotland this autumn. The free workshop open to young persons aged above 12 years, ia... Read More»

Restored Volk’s Railway reopening at Brighton

October 19th, 2017 by Sandy Under News

The Volk's Railway in Brighton had work going on to restore it and a delay meant it could not be opened at Easter at usual. However, it is open for the half term school holiday and the railway will run a service until 29th October. It will host over the weekend in November, the veteran car run. There are plans to run in November, a Santa Express service at... Read More»

Dungannon will be hosting events for a great Halloween

October 18th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

Dungannon will be hosting a spectacular programme for Halloween. The event will be full of fun and frolic, involving all in the family, on 27th October, Friday. It will take off with a spooky and free Halloween Freaky Tales. There will be art workshop sessions to be held at Ranfurly House and Dungannon Library. The work will be brought to the drop-in workshop Make Your Own Flying Bat Sculptures, to... Read More»

Google will be holding workshop at The Stable, in Weston-super-Mare

October 17th, 2017 by Sandy Under Freebies

Google, the internet giant, will be offering free digital training in Weston-super-Mare (Somerset) as one of its latest stops on its tour, on 20th October. The free workshop which will run from 9:30am to 4:30pm, at the seaside town' new digital and creative hub, The Stable. The session will advice both people and businesses on improving their digital footprint. It will include social media strategy, digital marketing plans and... Read More»