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  • Table Tennis

    TUE 21 OCT

    Table Tennis Coaching

    Sandylands Sports Centre, Skipton

    Run by: Skipton Table Tennis Club

    Coaching by a Level 2 English Table Tennis Coach times are variable contact the club for more details. Saturdays for experienced, Sund…

  • Leader of the pack

    SUN 26 OCT


    Junior Rugby Union Training

    Keyworth Rugby Football Club, Nottingham

    Run by: Keyworth Rugby Union Football Club

    Rugby Union training for juniors aged 6 to 17. Come down and have some active fun and meet new friends. All our coaches are RFU trained…

  • Abbotts Hall Farm Logo

    TUE 21 OCT

    Corn Dolly Creation

    Abbotts Hall Farm, Colchester

    Run by: Essex Wildlife Trust

    Have fun finding out about the traditional art of straw craft and make a traditional corn dolly to take home.

  • Volunteers working at Brown Robin reserve....

    TUE 21 OCT


    Conservation Work Party at Brown Robin Nature ReserveConservation Work Party at Brown Robin…

    Brown Robin Nature Reserve, Grange over Sands

    Run by: Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    This is your chance to help with a variety of tasks, including coppicing, at this varied nature reserve above Grange-over-Sands.

  • Photograph of forest

    TUE 21 OCT

    Autumn Colour Woodland Walk

    Standen - National Trust, East Grinstead

    Run by: Standen - National Trust

    Join us on an autumn colour woodland walk.

  • Coasteering in Portknockie

    TUE 21 OCT


    Outfit Moray, Lossiemouth

    Run by: Outfit Moray

    This amazing activity involves exploring the ‘tidal impact zone' by scrambling, traversing, swimming and if you're up for it, jumping…

  • Disability Gym

    TUE 21 OCT

    Disability Gym

    Bushfield Leisure Centre, Peterborough

    Run by: Vivacity Sports and Leisure Peterborough

    You will have access to the newly-refurbished gym facility and qualified instructors once a week where you can have a personal fitness …

  • Female dancer in different poses.

    TUE 21 OCT

    Fit Steps

    Woodford Leisure Centre, Hull

    Run by: Active Hull

    Fit Steps is a keep fit session created by the dancers of Strictly Come Dancing, it's fitness that's strictly fun! Workouts to the Jiv…

  • Dance

    TUE 21 OCT

    Dance Sessions for People With DisabilitiesDance Sessions for People With…

    Hampton Leisure Centre, Peterborough

    Run by: Vivacity Sports and Leisure Peterborough

    Guided 'freestyle' type dance sessions every week where participants can gain the most benefit through exploration of their limits and …

  • Capoeira Performance

    TUE 21 OCT

    Capoeira School Club

    St Michael R C Primary School, Ashford

    Run by: Rabo de Arraia Capoeira UK - RDA UK

    You will be introduced to an amazing Brazilian activity, called Capoeira. A mix of self-defense, rhythm, acrobatic movements, singing, …

  • Toddler on a gym mat.

    TUE 21 OCT

    Pre-school Gymnastics Classes

    Sutton School of Gymnastics, Mitcham

    Run by: Sutton School of Gymnastics

    Sutton School of Gymnastics coaches aim to develop each child to the best of their ability at their own pace. You can expect your child…

  • Pete Waterfield in flight

    TUE 21 OCT

    Diving Taster Sessions Ages 6 to 13

    The Quays Swimming and Diving Complex, Southampton

    Run by: Active Nation Diving Programme

    Diving taster sessions for children aged between 6 to 13 years.

  • Soldiers of the Norfolk Regiment

    TUE 21 OCT


    WWI Enquiry Drop-In Mornings

    Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Norwich

    Run by: Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum

    Are you researching a family member who served with the Norfolk Regiment in the First World War?

  • photograph of bodiam castle

    TUE 21 OCT

    Folklore and Traditions of Medieval EnglandFolklore and Traditions of Medieval…

    Bodiam Castle - National Trust, Nr Robertsbridge

    Run by: Bodiam Castle - National Trust

    Visit the castle in the crisp autumn air and discover the folklore and traditions around this fabled month.

  • Cannon at Fort William

    TUE 21 OCT

    Stories of The Fort

    Tourist Information Centre, Fort William

    Run by: The Highland Council

    Join the ranger on a circular walk from Fort William to Inverlochy.

  • Poppy

    TUE 21 OCT


    Textiling the Great War

    Newtown Library, Newtown Powys

    Run by: Arts Connection

    We will be running a series of textile workshops to textile the Great War.

  • Textile Workshop

    TUE 21 OCT


    Textiling the Great War

    Highbury, Welshpool

    Run by: Arts Connection

    We will be running a series of textile workshops to textile the Great War.

  • photograph of poppies

    TUE 21 OCT

    Is Art a True Picture of War?

    IWM London (part of Imperial War Museums), London

    Run by: IWM London (part of Imperial War Museums)

    Part of the First World War centenary commemorations.

  • Orton Moss Nature Reserve

    TUE 21 OCT


    Conservation Work Party at Orton Moss Nature ReserveConservation Work Party at Orton Moss…

    Orton Moss, Carlisle

    Run by: Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Come and help us make a difference to this important Site of Special Scientific Interest. We will be carrying out tree felling and scru…

  • Spooky Halloween Trail at Ilam Park

    TUE 21 OCT

    Spooky Halloween Trail at Ilam Park

    National Trust Ilam Park, Ilam

    Run by: Ilam Park - National Trust

    A self led spooky trail through Ilam Park, suitable for families of all ages. Find your way around the woods then collect a spooky bisc…

  • Photo by Jim Higham

    TUE 21 OCT

    Family Fun: Autumn Treasures

    College Lake, Tring

    Run by: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

    Join us at College Lake to discover nature's harvest. Celebrate Apple Day and taste the fruit of the season. Come and go as you please,…

  • Red squirrel on a branch Brownsea Island

    TUE 21 OCT

    Red Squirrel Walks Brownsea Island

    Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour

    Run by: National Trust - Brownsea Island

    Join our daily guided walks and see how many rare red squirrels you can spot.

  • Photograph of deer

    TUE 21 OCT

    Autumn Deer Walk

    Tatton Park - National Trust, Knutsford

    Run by: Tatton Park - National Trust

    Discover deers during the autumn.

  • Autumn leaves

    TUE 21 OCT

    Autumn Season - Tuesday Garden Tours

    Cliveden - National Trust, Maidenhead

    Run by: Cliveden - National Trust

    Explore the unfolding delights of our magnificent gardens in autumn.

  • photogrpah of circuit board

    TUE 21 OCT


    Taming the Elements 1: What's in My Stuff?Taming the Elements 1: What's in My…

    Ulster Museum, Belfast

    Run by: Ulster Museum

    Bringing together science and art to raise awareness of the chemical elements contained within the everyday objects we own, such as mob…

  • Messier 69 in the constellation Sagittarius

    TUE 21 OCT


    The Drayton Court, London

    Run by: West London Arts Scene

    Inspired by Galileo, the Ealing Autumn Festival 2014 Poetry Competition links science and art, star-gazing and the wonders of astronomy…

  • Keele Observatory

    TUE 21 OCT


    Seeing the Universe Through Telescopes

    Keele Observatory, Keele

    Run by: Keele Observatory

    Weather permitting, you may view planets, stars and nebulae through large telescopes, or the Sun (during the day). Astronomers will giv…

  • photograph of calcium in test tube

    WED 22 OCT


    Elements Gallery Tours

    Ulster Museum, Belfast

    Run by: Ulster Museum

    One hour guided tours led by Dr. Mike Simms, curator of the Elements Gallery.

  • Starry Night

    WED 22 OCT

    An Introduction To Astronomy

    Adult Learning Farnham Centre, Farnham

    Run by: Surrey Adult Learning

    Learn about our place in the universe, and the nature and lives of stars! Find stars, planets and deep sky objects; and how to take pho…

  • Sun and moon

    THU 23 OCT

    Library Lates: Quadrants: Telling the Time by the Sun and StarsLibrary Lates: Quadrants: Telling the…

    Royal Museums Greenwich, Greenwich

    Run by: Royal Museums Greenwich

    A quadrant is a mathematical instrument in the shape of a quarter-circle piece of metal or wood with a string and plumb bob attached to…

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