All for charity - the biggest names in music and comedy unite to appear in charity shows
Check our round-up for the best fundraising events across the UK and Ireland. Tickets are on sale now, unless otherwise stated.
Many of the UK and Ireland's leading charities organize fundraising shows up and down the country in the hope that the public will part with a few spare hours to attend and, most importantly, a few spare pounds to help each one in their quest to make life easier for those in peril.
Below is a chronological guide to many such charity events due to take place in the next few months. Please note that prices quoted are exclusive of fees, some of which have been waived or reduced by the ticket agents. Please give, laugh and rock generously.
Water Aid featuring James Bay at Hoxton Hall in East London on 26th January. Tickets are available in a competition which costs £5 to enter with profits going towards transforming lives in some of the world's poorest communities with clean water and safe toilets.
It'll be time for BRIT's Week again during February and this the organisers have pulled out all the stops to bring you more intimate London shows by huge artists including The 1975, Richard Hawley with Paul Weller, Tinie Tempah, Craig David, Basement Jaxx, Wild Beasts, Jack Savoretti, Stefflon Don and more - apply or buy at www.warchild.org.uk
Laugh Till It Hurts
"Stand Up on Everest" with Rich Wilson (MC), Dave Johns, Tony Law, Lloyd Langford, Andrew Bird [comedian], Joe Rowntree and Luisa Omielan at The Hippodrome in Leicester Square, London. Tickets cost £15 with profits going to Mind, the mental health charity (www.mind.org.uk).
Teenage Cancer Trust
Teddy Rocks takes over Charisworth Farm in Blandford, Dorset from 27th to 30th April, featuring Twin Atlantic, Modestep, Scouting for Girls, Room 94 and more. Raising funds on its mission to help fight children's cancer.
OneFest takes over the Roundhouse in Camden with four back-to-back nights featuring Frank Turner. Tickets cost £27.50 and are selling fast. OneFest is a UK based, not-for-profit, Community Interest Company designed to support the emergence of new talent.
Watch this space for more events to be added soon!