Days out with Skiddle: The best experiences and attractions in the UK

Here are the latest events and attractions on Skiddle.

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 27th Sep 2023

We have Halloween and Bonfire Night on the way shortly as we rapidly approach October. We're sorry to say that dark mornings and little sunlight will be on their way soon but we have plenty of events here for you to make the most out of the next few months. Take a look at the list below to learn more.


Westerton Comedy Fundraising Gala


When: Saturday 18th November

Where: Westerton Hall, Bearsden, Glasgow

Westerton are bringing over some top comedy talent for their fundraising gala which will be looking to raise funds for good local causes. Ray Bradshaw will be joined by three comedians from the UK circuit and you'll definitely be getting value for money with the laughs you're going to have.


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Festival of Comedy: Carmarthen


When: Friday 27th October

Where: Carmarthen Showground, Carmarthen

Usually associated with Newport, the Festival of Comedy's popularity is growing so much that it is now spreading its wings further afield. Taking place in Carmarthen, Russel Kane will be headlining this event an he'll be joined by other hilarious names such as Flo & Joan and Hal Cruttenden


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Ben Hur


When: Wednesday 4th- Saturday 7th October

Where: Great Baddow Parish Hall, Chelmsford

The Parish Hall of Chelmsford will be turning into Ancient Rome for a few days in October as four actors bring the story of Ben Hur to life. They will be using 3D technology to enhance the experience, as well as real chariots to elevate the production. 


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Fireworks & Food Hagley


When: Sunday 5th November

Where: Old Halesonians Rugby Football Club, Stourbridge

Who doesn't love a huge fireworks display? Bonfire night lights up the Winter sky for us and they'll be making a great evening out of it over in Stourbridge. With street food provided as well as funfair rides, craft stalls and mulled wine, you can't go wrong with this one.


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When: Saturday 7th October

Where: Silverburn Shopping Centre, Glasgow

For most of October, Silverburn Shopping Centre in Glasgow turns into a place of chills and spokks. At their Spooktacular, there will be Halloween-themed rides which will be giving you a bit of a thrill. This is one for those who like a bit of an adrenaline rush. 


This event has been cancelled
Due to the adverse weather conditions and changes in the weather overnight.



Festive Afternoon Tea With ABBA Tribute


When: Sunday 10th December

Where: The Shankly Hotel, Liverpool

This event will have you feeling the good-spirits of the festive season whilst also treating you to the sounds of ABBA, a timeless pop group. You'll be greeted with a glass of Prosecco on arrival before enjoying your afternoon tea whilst enjoying the performance of the tribute group.


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UKG Brunch Halloween- London


When: Saturday 28th October

Where: The Steel Yard, London

This is just like your usual UKG Brunch experience, except this time fancy dress is encouraged. With a selection of DJs on hand to give the event that Halloween twist, you'll have 60 minutes of bottomless rum punch to enjoy as well as bottomless wings and fires. Then, you can get up and have a dance. 


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Manchester Thrift Market


When: Sunday 1st October

Where: Victoria Baths, Manchester

Get your thrift on at this event and find the hidden gem you've been looking for to complete a look. The Victoria Baths in Manchester will be transformed into one huge sale where rack upon rack of clothes will be available. The first 200 to enter will receive a free tote bag too.


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Proper Comedy With Milton Jones


When: Sunday 5th November

Where: Propyard, Bristol

The king of one-liners himself, Milton Jones will be making his way to Propyard in November. Prepare for some of the best quick jokes you've ever heard, where stories can take sudden turns out of nowhere to leave you stunned. Milton is one of Britain's finest. 


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Check out our What's On Guide to discover even more rowdy raves and sweaty gigs taking place over the coming weeks and months. For festivals, lifestyle events and more, head on over to our Things To Do page or be inspired by the event selections on our Inspire Me page.