The What, Where, When: 24 October

The Lady pick of the best events over the coming days
WHAT: Quintessentially Weddings -Atelier event. One of the worlds finest wedding shows where selective couples from around the world are invited to attend a unique showcase where they can meet some of the planners and experience the exceptional service first hand. Some of the industry's finest suppliers will be present.
WHERE: 2 Temple Place, London, WC2R 3BD
WHEN: 24 - 25 October

WHAT: Rubberbandits: Continental Fistfight
. The plastic bag wearing musical comedy duo comes straight from Edinburgh Fringe to Soho, having performed in Shakespeare's Globe earlier this year.
WHERE: Soho Downstairs, Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, W1D 3NE
WHEN: 18-26 October

WHAT: Mind Body Soul Exhibition. The world is full of mysteries, amazing people, natural science and age old wisdoms and this exhibition aims to explore these topics. It will cover complementary therapies, personal growth and spiritual awareness.
WHERE: Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX
WHEN: 24 - 26 October

WHAT: Scottish International Storytelling Festival. Features storytellers, performance, music and family events which will all explore the connections between live narrative and place. The festival provides an opportunity to learn about Edinburgh through its myths and legends.
WHERE: Scottish Storytelling Centre & other venues.
WHEN: 24 October- 2 November

WHAT: Civic Voice Convention and AGM. Civic Movement makes places more attractive, enjoyable and distinctive. This conference updates members and supporters of achievements and aims. Walking tours are available.
WHERE: Canterbury.
WHEN: 24-25 October

WHAT: The Baby Show - London. Largest consumer event of its kind in the UK, ideal for pregnant women and parents of babies and young children. Leading brands and boutiques attending, as well as team of experts available for asking advice of.
WHERE: Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, W14 8UX
WHEN: 24-26 October

WHAT: The OM Yoga Show. In conjunction with Mind, Body, Soul Exhibition listed above, there will be classes, workshops and lectures about yoga, as well as activities for children.
WHERE: Olympia National, London, W14 8UX.
WHEN: 24-26 October

WHAT: Dartmouth Food Festival. There will be cooking demonstrations, drinks seminars and family activities. In attendance will be food writer James Ramsden and baker David Jones, amongst many others.
WHERE: Various venues, Dartmouth.
WHEN: 24-26 October

WHAT: MADE London. Design and craft fair showcasing some of the best designers in the country.
WHERE: 1 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 4AQ.
WHEN: 24-26 October

WHAT: Isle of Wight Autumn Walking Weekend. Around 15,000 people attend, walks for all ages and abilities as well as the popular Speed Dating Walk. There are around 200 walks available round the picturesque island.
WHERE: Various venues, Isle of Wight.
WHEN: 24-27 October

WHAT: Ideal Home Show- Dublin. The answer to every question you have ever had about your home can be found here for home owners, movers and improvers.
WHERE: RDS Simmonscourt, Ballsbridge, Dublin, 4, Ireland.
WHEN: 24-27 October

WHAT: Breast Cancer Campaign's Wear It Pink Day. People are encouraged to donate £2 and wear pink for the day in aid of breast cancer as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
WHERE: Nationwide.
WHEN: 24 October

WHAT: Juice Festival. Presents inspiring events and artwork made for and with children. Author David Almond is an artistic adviser to Juice and there will be a series of special events inspired by some of his books.
WHERE: Various venues, Newcastle.
WHEN: 24 October - 2 November

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WHAT: Call My Bluff Wine Tasting - British Red Cross
. Fundraising wine tasting for British Red Cross, run along the lines of TV show 'Call My Bluff'.
WHERE: Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close, London Bridge, London, SE1 9DD.
WHEN: 24 October

WHAT: National Hedge Laying Championships. Promoting the importance of good hedgerow management with over 100 competitors, explores traditional methods also. HRH Prince the Prince of Wales is the patron of the society.
WHERE: Moor Barn, Brandon Road, Hough on the Hill, Grantham, NG32 2FQ.
WHEN: 25 October

WHAT: Artes Mundi Prize - exhibition opens. The shortlist for the competition contains a wide range of international artists of different ages and styles. The heart of Artes Mundi is to present art which directly engages with people's lives.
WHERE: Wales' National Museum of Art, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3NP.
WHEN: 25 October

WHAT: Whisky Live Dublin. A whisky tasting and sampling event, all Irish Whisky distilleries will be in attendance. There will also be whiskies from America, Japan and Scotland
WHERE: Mansion House, Mansion House Street, London, EC4N 8BH.
WHEN: 25 October

WHAT: BBC Good Food Bakes & Cakes Show. Mary Berry, Paul Hollywood and other baking stars attend this event exclusively focused on baking.
WHERE: Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London, N1 0QH.
WHEN: 25-27 October

WHAT: John Peel Day. A day commemorating the Radio 1 DJ who passed away on this day in 2004.
WHERE: Nationwide
WHEN: 25 October

WHAT: World Day for Audiovisual Heritage. A day focused on the significance of audiovisual documents, such as films and radio.
WHERE: Worldwide
WHEN: 27 October

WHAT: Thrilling Tuesday – cooking with pumpkin. Learn the tricks of the trade from Fortnum and Mason's Executive Chef who will teach you how to cook a number of pumpkin related dishes.
WHERE: Fortnum and Mason, Demonstration Kitchen, First Floor
WHEN: 28 October

WHAT: Women Fashion Power - exhibition opens. This exhibition looks at how powerful women have used the medium of fashion to convey their messages throughout history.
WHERE: Design Museum, Shad Thames, London, SE1 2YD.
WHEN: 29 October

WHAT: Illuminating York Festival. The city is illuminated by lights being projected onto the major landmarks.
WHERE: Various venues, York
WHEN: 29 October - 1 November

WHAT: World Stroke Day. This is the day that World Stroke Campaign will be launching its campaign for women affected by strokes.
WHERE: Worldwide
WHEN: 29 October

WHAT: The Poppy Ball. The annual prestigious ball held during Remembrance period.
WHERE: Livery Hall, The Guildhall, London, EC2V 7HH
WHEN: 30 October

WHAT: The Knitting and Stitching Show - Dublin. Largest textiles and craft fair in Ireland; perfect place to get supplies and learn new skills, as well as share your love of textiles.
WHERE: RDS, Merrion Road, Dublin, 4, Ireland
WHEN: 30 October - 2 November

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WHAT: London Poppy Day. Serving and ex-servicemen collect for Royal British Legion to raise money.
WHERE: London.
WHEN: 30 October

WHAT: Natural History Museum Ice Rink - opens. Running until 4 January the spectacular ice rink opens today, appropriate for all ages with a junior rink too.
WHERE: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, United Kingdom,SW7 5BD
WHEN: 30 October

WHAT: National Honey Show. A number of lectures, workshops and competitions will be held, as well as information on beekeeping.
WHERE: St George's College, Weybridge, Surrey, KT15 2QS
WHEN: 30 October

WHAT: Tequila Masterclass - Day of the Dead. The Day of the Dead is a Mexican tradition. Fortnum and Mason will be celebrating in a slightly less traditional way; there will be a masterclass with world famous Jose Cuervo Tequila, as well as a talk from the company's leading producer and brand ambassador Gabriela Moncada Peña
WHERE: Fortnum and Mason, The Crypt, Lower Ground Floor
WHEN: 30 October

WHAT: Highland Homecoming. A celebration of all things Highland, featuring the World Masters Highland Games. Part of Homecoming Scotland 2014.
WHERE: Various venues, Inverness, IV1 1SG
WHEN: Until 31 October

WHAT: The Big Draw. The event aims to improve the enjoyment of drawing and aims to encourage more people to draw.
WHERE: Worldwide
WHEN: 1 October - 2 November

WHAT: Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Raising awareness of breast cancer through a number of fundraising events.
WHERE: Nationwide
WHEN: 1 -31 October

WHAT: Brighton Comedy Festival. One of the UK's largest comedy events, includes stand-up, theatre, sketches, improvisation and children's performances.
WHERE: Various venues- Brighton.
WHEN: 10- 25 October

WHAT: Women in Comedy. Showcasing some of the best female producers and performers; Jo Caulfield and Zoe Lyons are among performers.
WHERE: Various venues- Manchester.
WHEN: 11-26 October

WHAT: The Curing Room. Performances from seven men stripped bare on stage, this critically acclaimed play written by David Ian Lee which was first performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival now comes to London.
WHERE: Pleasance Islington, Carpenters Mews, N Rd, London N7 9EF
WHEN: 21 October – 9 November

WHAT: Halloween Children's Pumpkin Carving. There will be a competition for children up to the age of ten, with treats available to the pumpkin carvers throughout the afternoon and a prize for the winner.
WHERE: Fortnum and Masons, Demonstration Kitchen, First Floor
WHEN: 31 October

WHAT: The Tricks & Treats Food Market. The renowned Fortnum and Mason Food Market returns with a Halloween theme, with the producers of the artisan food on hand to give demonstrations on how to cook with the produce and to answer questions.
WHERE: Fortnum and Mason- Lower Ground Floor.
WHEN: 31 October - 1 November