Thursday April 24, 2014

What's On Locally in the UK

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1181 events posted in the last 7 days. This is a selection:

Monmouthshire - input yesterday at 22:21, event on 2 May 14: Chepstow Acoustic Music Club, Kimber’s Men Shanty Singers

West Yorkshire - input yesterday at 22:16, event on 10 Jul 14: The Rise and Fall of Little Voice

Derbyshire - input yesterday at 21:14, event on 28 Apr 14: Bakewell Church Roof Appeal Coffee Morning

Northamptonshire - input yesterday at 21:13, event on 4 May 14: Messy Church @ High St - Spring Extravaganza

Suffolk - input yesterday at 20:40, event on 19 Jul 14: 73rd Stutton Flower Show and mini-fete

Bridgend - input yesterday at 20:31, event on 25 Apr 14: Help for Heroes Country & Western Day

Surrey - input yesterday at 20:00, event on 27 Apr 14: Adult Sea Kayaking River Jaunt - Build Confidence & Improve Technique

Lothian - input yesterday at 19:11, event on 3 May 14: Portobello Market

Wiltshire - input yesterday at 19:11, event on 8 Jun 14: Chariot Racing

Lanarkshire - input yesterday at 19:09, event on 14 Jun 14: Psychic Night

Wiltshire - input yesterday at 19:06, event on 13 Jun 14: Sixties Night

Wiltshire - input yesterday at 19:02, event on 12 Jun 14: Lunchtime Lecture: Swing Riots

Buckinghamshire - input yesterday at 18:49, event on 26 Apr 14: Mum2mum Market Childrens Nearly New Sale

Wiltshire - input yesterday at 18:34, event on 10 Jun 14: Lunchtime Lecture: Crop Circles

Gloucestershire - input yesterday at 18:30, event on 15 May 14: Forest Musical Society Presents Carousel

Things to do around the UK and in your local area?

If you're looking for things to do today, tomorrow, next weekend, then you've come to the right place. is the UK's most comprehensive listing of family and community events - thousands upon thousands of interesting what's on ideas which you can search by date, place and event type. is also the place to promote your own event - there is no charge and organisers report a far better response than local newspapers and other (often expensive) media. covers the whole country, but is essentially local. For example, on just one day, events you could have found through included: open gardens in Berkshire; fetes in Norfolk; a ghost hunt in Hertfordshire; peregrine falcons over central London; a traditional circus in Wiltshire; championship cricket in Surrey; pond dipping in Yorkshire; charity abseiling in Derbyshire; afternoon tea in a Kent manor house; an open day at an animal rescue centre in Merseyside; a free classical music concert in Somerset; watersports experience sessions in Birmingham; flower shows in Dorset; morris dancing in Shropshire; food festival in Aberdeenshire; green woodworking demonstration in Gloucestershire. And many hundreds more.

And's listings are never out of date. The system moves all past events into an archive automatically. So you can still find last year's festivals in London, ballet performances in Edinburgh, art shows in Cardiff, or open studios in Belfast if you need to.

Users can sign up to receive early personal email alerts of events which will particuraly interest them. So whether you fancy going along to the launch of a new zumba fitness class in Glasgow; relaxing at an Elvis tribute night in Sheffield; building a kite in Bristol; watching an outdoor Shakespeare play in Manchester or a Mela in Leicester...a alert will prove invaluable.

Are you holidaying in the UK? Then there's no better way to plan your time. Simply key in the county you're staying and when you're going on the home page - and there's your personalised holiday event list. Surfing weekend in Cornwall; lifeboat open day near Plymouth; spinning and weaving demonstration in Pembrokeshire; heritage steam train in Yorkshire; free air show in Bournemouth; boat trip to see seals off the Devon coast; sheepdog trials in Lancashire; gliding in Hereford...plenty of event ideas for every interest.

Literally hundreds of organisers post events every day. In just one hour, the events list increased with news of a comedy night in Essex; a brass band playing in a Hampshire brewery; a church tea party in Coventry; six music evenings in Sussex; a wedding fayre in Staffordshire; a football tournament in Reading; a tour of an Olympic Games facility; and the launch of a new children's playpark in London. Many organisers represent charities, promoting events of every type, such as a fun run in Lincolnshire; coffee morning in Nottingham; flag day in Oxfordshire; sponsored walk in the Cotswolds ...

One last thing - also features listings of Attractions which are open all or a good part of the year. They may include castles in Northumberland; Galleries in London; Museums in Wales; Heritage centres in Scotland; theme parks in the West Midlands; a cathedral in Dorset, a nature centre in Cheshire.

Plenty of ideas for you and your family....never be bored again!

John South and Kimble Earl
Founders of WhereCanWeGo

559,606 events entered to date
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