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  • photograph of cart wheel

    WED 27 AUG

    Water Wheel Workshops

    Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - National Trust, Ripon

    Run by: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - National Trust

    Come along for a family-friendly activity.

  • Boy with net

    WED 27 AUG

    Pond Dipping

    Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve, Coventry

    Run by: Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

    Have a dip in our pond and find out what lurks beneath.

  • Brueton Pond

    WED 27 AUG

    Pond Dipping

    Parkridge Centre, Birmingham

    Run by: Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

    Have a dip in our pond and find out more about what lurks beneath.

  • Tennis ball and net

    WED 27 AUG

    50+ Multi Sports Activity

    Tyneside Badminton Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne

    Run by: Tyneside Badminton Centre

    1 hour indoor multi-activity session including, Short Tennis, Badminton and table tennis.

  • Bird

    WED 27 AUG

    FREE

    Meet the Aviary Keeper - August

    Waddesdon Manor - National Trust, Nr Aylesbury

    Run by: Waddesdon Manor - National Trust

    Come and learn about the Aviary at Waddesdon.

  • Football in the park

    WED 27 AUG

    FREE

    Sport Here at Barnfield Road

    Barnfield Road, Stourport On Severn

    Run by: Wyre Forest District Council - Sport Development

    Join us to play sports in the park!

  • A Sports Development Unit Event

    WED 27 AUG

    Over 70s Gentle Exercise Classes

    Bedford International Athletic Stadium, Bedfordshire

    Run by: Bedford Borough Council

    Various weekly gentle exercise classes to include indoor kurling, indoor golf, archery, short tennis and badminton.

  • A young person atempts a move on the climbing wall

    WED 27 AUG

    Indoor Climbing

    Leisure World Tiptree, Tiptree

    Run by: Leisure World Tiptree

    Children's climbing sessions for those wanting to scale new heights. Challenging and fun, climbing builds confidence in an safe and enj…

  • Participants enjoying a Go Canoeing Guided Tour

    WED 27 AUG

    Go Canoeing Guided Tour - Cliveden Reach Tour CookhamGo Canoeing Guided Tour - Cliveden Reach…

    Engage Watersports, Maidenhead

    Run by: Go Canoeing

    Cliveden Reach between Maidenhead and Cookham is one of the classic scenic stretches of the River Thames. This is a delightful paddle s…

  • Club Logo

    WED 27 AUG

    Team Manchester Weight Lifting Club

    Team Manchester Weight Lifting Club, Wright Robinson Sports College, Manchester

    Run by: British Weight Lifting

    Team Manchester is an Olympic Weight Lifting Club that caters for people who have never participated in sport to international level. A…

  • Table Tennis serve

    WED 27 AUG

    Table Tennis

    Aldercar Community Language College, Nottingham

    Run by: Aldercar Community Language College

    Fun, family table tennis session. Just turn up and have a game!

  • Edinburgh Wrestling Club

    WED 27 AUG

    Wrestling Club Training

    [EN]GAGE Sports and Fitness Centre, Edinburgh

    Run by: Edinburgh Wrestling Club

    Open for anyone to attend, males or females. We cater for beginners through to more experienced wrestlers. Training is on Wednesdays: …

  • Shire horses

    THU 28 AUG

    FREE

    Agricultural Power from the Past

    Beamish Museum, County Durham

    Run by: Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

    Beamish is hosting Agricultural Power from the Past, an extravaganza of horse power, steam power and everything in between.

  • Photograph of woman with a letter

    THU 28 AUG

    FREE

    Tommies Treats and Treasures

    Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Lincoln

    Run by: Museum of Lincolnshire Life

    A family workshop inspried by the artwork sent to and from loved ones in the trenches of the First World War.

  • Signalmen using Morse code equipment in a...

    THU 28 AUG

    FREE

    Coded Communications - August

    York Castle Museum, York

    Run by: York Castle Museum

    Get involved with coded communications.

  • photograph of field communications during ww1

    THU 28 AUG

    FREE

    Joining Up - August

    York Castle Museum, York

    Run by: York Castle Museum

    Come along and get signed up to the army!

  • photograph of ww1 entertainment

    THU 28 AUG

    FREE

    Traditional Family Fun: Cardboard TheatreTraditional Family Fun: Cardboard…

    IWM North, Manchester

    Run by: IWM North

    Join us for a family fun day filled with activities related to the Great War.

  • View of one of the World War One displays

    THU 28 AUG

    World War One Trail

    Newark Air Museum, Newark

    Run by: Newark Air Museum

    During the summer school holiday young people (5 to 16 years) visiting Newark Air Museum can participate in a search around the museum …

  • Combe Martin Beach

    WED 27 AUG

    Rock Pool Rambles

    Combe Martin Museum, Combe Martin

    Run by: Combe Martin Museum

    Finding familiar seashore animals, learning about their unusual behaviour and seeking out more secretive animals.

  • photograph of cherry blossom

    WED 27 AUG

    FREE

    Garden Tour

    Strawberry Hill, Twickenham, Middlesex

    Run by: Strawberry Hill

    Take a tour around out eighteenth century garden.

  • Canoe on river at Wark bridge

    WED 27 AUG

    Guided Tours of the Coquet Estuary

    Coquet Shorebase Trust, Amble

    Run by: Coquet Shorebase Trust

    Water borne guided tours of the Coquet Estuary from Amble to Walkworth and back, in a sit-on top kayak or more traditional kayak.

  • Osprey

    WED 27 AUG

    Osprey Cruise

    Rutland Water, Rutland

    Run by: Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust

    One of the most exciting ways of seeing Ospreys at Rutland Water is to take a guided trip with members of the project team aboard the R…

  • Red dragonfly

    WED 27 AUG

    FREE

    Grow Wild - Evening Nature Walk

    Bodnant Garden - National Trust, Near Colwyn Bay

    Run by: Bodnant Garden - National Trust

    What can you find in the garden?

  • Eagle Owl

    WED 27 AUG

    Evening Owl Walk

    Clumber Park - National Trust, Worksop

    Run by: Clumber Park - National Trust

    Join us for an evening owl walk.

  • Eclipse

    WED 27 AUG

    Live Skies

    Centre for Life, Newcastle & Gateshead

    Run by: Centre for Life

    A live planetarium show with our experts.

  • Live Science Shows

    THU 28 AUG

    FREE

    Live Science Shows: Nature and Science

    Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, Winchester

    Run by: Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

    During the school holidays from Thursday 24 July to Monday 1 Sept, Winchester Science Centre is offering an exciting programme of event…

  • Summer Prehistoric Fun

    THU 28 AUG

    Summer Prehistoric Fun

    Fossils Galore Centre, March

    Run by: Fossils Galore

    Interested in dinosaurs, fossils, crystals and artefacts? Well look no further with a Dinotastic Summer holiday with lots of fun Prehis…

  • STS-49 Launch

    THU 28 AUG

    FREE

    Peake Season Summer - August

    National Space Centre, Leicester

    Run by: National Space Centre

    Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut?

  • Dinosaurs Unleashed at the Eden Project

    THU 28 AUG

    Dinosaurs Unleashed

    The Eden Project, St Austell

    Run by: Eden Project

    This summer's wildest experience, and a beast of a day out! Step back in time 67 million years and come face to face with a lost world …

  • A Swarm of Ancient Stars

    THU 28 AUG

    Summer Night Sky Planetarium Show

    At-Bristol, Bristol

    Run by: At-Bristol

    Sit back and discover more about some of the amazing things we can see from our back gardens this Summer!

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