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  • Tapes rise at the start of a race.

    SAT 19 APR

    FREE

    Cycle Speedway

    Great Blakenham Recreation Ground, Great Blakenham

    Run by: Great Blakenham Cycle Speedway Club

    Saturday morning kids club, fun and laughter for under 16's based around Cycle Speedway. All equipment can be provided just come along…

  • NE Harrier league - The start

    SUN 20 APR

    Run Along With The Royal Blues

    Silksworth Sports Complex, Sunderland

    Run by: Sunderland Harriers and Athletic Club

    If you're thinking about getting into running, or you're an established runner who is considering joining a club, why not come along to…

  • Barnacle Geese flock at WWT Caerlaverock Reserve

    FRI 18 APR

    Dumfries and Galloway Wild Spring FestivalDumfries and Galloway Wild Spring…

    Dumfries and Galloway Coastline, Dumfries

    Run by: Southern Uplands Patrnership

    The 2014 Wild Spring Festival promises over 100 family-friendly events, many free and most led by local wildlife experts and rangers. 2…

  • Black Grouse

    FRI 18 APR

    Lords of the Dance

    Kincraig, Highland

    Run by: The Highland Council

    An opportunity to witness the spectacle of a Black Grouse lek and other wildlife in spectacular surroundings. Tea & coffee available.

  • Tenacious in full sail.

    FRI 18 APR

    Tall Ship Sailing Adventure

    The Jubilee Sailing Trust, Southampton

    Run by: The Jubilee Sailing Trust

    Whatever kind of sailing experience you are looking for, the JST has something for you. Whether you choose a day sailing out in the Sol…

  • Girl with miners cage experiment

    FRI 18 APR

    Become a Mining Scientist

    Geevor Tin Mine Museum, Penzance

    Run by: Geevor Tin Mine Museum

    Become a scientist for the day at Geevor Tin Mine and have a go at all our mining science experiments placed throughout the site.

  • Greenfinch

    FRI 18 APR

    Parc Slip Bird Walk

    Parc Slip, Aberkenfig

    Run by: The Wildlife Trust for South and West Wales

    Wander Parc Slip Nature Reserve with Wildlife Trust birders.

  • Blackthorn blossom

    FRI 18 APR

    Put a Spring in your Step: Wildlife Activities for FamiliesPut a Spring in your Step: Wildlife…

    Pulborough Brooks, Pulborough

    Run by: RSPB

    Throughout the Easter holidays we'll have plenty to keep your brood busy with springtime quiz trails, wildlife bingo and activity packs…

  • Discover the story of chocolate

    FRI 18 APR

    Chocolate Unwrapped

    The Eden Project, St Austell

    Run by: Eden Project

    Unwrap a world of chocolate at the Eden Project and explore the rich story of this ‘food of the gods'. Our interactive trading game t…

  • Children in Dove Cottage garden

    FRI 18 APR

    Springtime Treasure Trail

    Dove Cottage, Ambleside

    Run by: The Wordsworth Trust

    Use your detective skills as you explore Dove Cottage, the garden and the Wordsworth Museum to solve our springtime treasure trail and …

  • Ducklings

    FRI 18 APR

    FREE

    Capture the Bunny

    RSPB Titchwell Marsh, Titchwell

    Run by: RSPB Titchwell Marsh

    The naughty Easter bunny has stolen all the Easter eggs, visit RSPB Titchwell Marsh and help find them. Fun self-guided walk. £1.00 pe…

  • Searching for hidden gems at Whisby

    FRI 18 APR

    The Great Whisby Easter Egg Hunt

    Whisby Nature Park, Nr Lincoln

    Run by: Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

    The popular Whisby Easter Egg Hunt is back for 2014! Prize for each completed trail leaflet. Please note this is a self-guided trail a…

  • X-rays

    FRI 18 APR

    FREE

    Making It... at the Museum

    National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

    Run by: National Museum of Scotland

    This brand new interactive display takes centre stage in the Museum's Grand Gallery for this year's Festival.

  • photograph of two small test tubes held in...

    FRI 18 APR

    FREE

    Meet the Medical Scientists

    National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

    Run by: National Museum of Scotland

    Part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • Photo of bunsen burner flame types

    FRI 18 APR

    Easter Science Trail

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham

    Run by: The Observatory Science Centre

    Our alternative to an Easter Egg Hunt!

  • The Rainhill Trials Railway Race game

    FRI 18 APR

    FREE

    Power: From Muscle to Machine

    The Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

    Run by: Museum of Science and Industry

    Discover how we have created, harnessed and used power over time. See how machinery has pumped, whizzed and propelled Manchester into l…

  • Intrepid Explorers watch out for nature.

    FRI 18 APR

    Nature's Stage

    Eureka! The National Children's Museum, Halifax

    Run by: Eureka! The National Children's Museum

    Watch nature's stage spring to life across our galleries. We're going on a bear hunt, seeing what happens when the Spring Fairy brings …

  • Cells

    FRI 18 APR

    FREE

    Ice Baby

    National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

    Run by: National Museum of Scotland

    Sensory play sessions at the National Museum of Scotland.

  • Winter in the Trenches

    FRI 18 APR

    FREE

    Hull at War: The First Great War for CivilisationHull at War: The First Great War for…

    Hull People's Memorial Exhibition & Learning Centre, Kingston upon Hull

    Run by: Hull Remembers

    We are focusing on a wide variety of themes throughout the 2014-2018 anniversary years, the emphasis being very much on Hull and the Ea…

  • Belsay Hall

    FRI 18 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Nr Morpeth

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Brodsworth Hall

    FRI 18 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, Doncaster

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Housesteads Roman Fort

    FRI 18 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Housesteads Roman Fort, Hexham

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Carlisle Castle

    FRI 18 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Carlisle Castle, Carlisle

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • A Land Girl chats with an American soldier,...

    FRI 18 APR

    FREE

    World War One - Mud, Music and 'Old Bill'World War One - Mud, Music and 'Old…

    Elizabethan House Museum - National Trust, Great Yarmouth

    Run by: Elizabethan House Museum - National Trust

    Learn about World War One.

  • Children at  the holiday scheme

    FRI 18 APR

    Easter Holiday Play Scheme

    Edgbaston Watersports, Birmingham

    Run by: Bear Creek Adventure Ltd

    Stuck for something for the children to do during the school holidays? We provide activities throughout the week for your children. We …

  • Kids

    FRI 18 APR

    FREE

    DASH Easter Half Term Activities

    Meadowside Leisure Centre, Burton Upon Trent

    Run by: East Staffordshire Borough Council

    Come and join in the Easter Half Term fun at one of our exciting sport, leisure or culture activities from East Staffordshire Borough C…

  • Participants enjoying a Go Canoeing Guided Tour

    FRI 18 APR

    Go Canoeing Guided Tour - The River Exe TourGo Canoeing Guided Tour - The River Exe…

    Adventure Okehampton, Okehampton

    Run by: Go Canoeing

    Meeting at 09:15 at Adventure Okehampton we will kit you up with everything you need for the day, we will then take a 30 minute minibus…

  • Floodlit coaching session with coach & players

    FRI 18 APR

    FREE

    Easter Junior Tennis Camp

    Prestwick Sports and Fitness, Prestwick

    Run by: Prestwick Tennis and Fitness

    Coaching sessions will consist of ball skills, racket skills and fun games. Matchplay and multi sports in the afternoon. Come along and…

  • Participants enjoying a Go Canoeing Guided Tour

    FRI 18 APR

    Family Canoeing in the New Forest Tour

    New Forest Activities (Liquid Logistics), Hampshire

    Run by: Go Canoeing

    The perfect family adventure in the New Forest. A fantastic trip for families with young children. Join an open canoeing tour with Liq…

  • Participants throwing javelins.

    FRI 18 APR

    Multisport Wheelchair Session

    Currie Community High School, Edinburgh

    Run by: Edinburgh Leisure

    Edinburgh Leisure will work in partnership with key stakeholders to establish a multi-sport club to provide a series of taster sessions…

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