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  • Chestnuts

    WED 1 OCT

    Wild Tots - All About Seeds

    Attenborough Nature Reserve, Between Beeston and Long Eaton

    Run by: Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

    Parent and toddler session for 2 to 4 year olds. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • A Swarm of Ancient Stars

    WED 1 OCT

    Our Place in the Universe Course

    Armagh Planetarium, Armagh

    Run by: Armagh Planetarium

    A ten week course running every Wednesday, starting on 1 October and ending on 3 December 2014.

  • photograph of bodiam castle

    WED 1 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.

  • Inside Raitts Cave

    WED 1 OCT

    Souterrain and Raitts

    Chapelpark Farm, Highland

    Run by: The Highland Council

    We will explore the remarkable Iron Age souterrain and carry on up to the old village site of Upper Raitts. Fantastic history and views…

  • photograph of walking boots on a cairn

    WED 1 OCT


    Drop-in Walks

    Longshaw and Eastern Moors - National Trust, Near Sheffield

    Run by: Longshaw and Eastern Moors - National Trust

    Come along and join in a guided walk.

  • Rhododendron Blooms

    WED 1 OCT

    Highlights of the Garden

    Wordsworth House and Garden - National Trust, Cockermouth

    Run by: Wordsworth House and Garden - National Trust

    Join our head gardener for the highlights of William's childhood garden.

  • Discussing the latest content of the Sporting Pink

    WED 1 OCT


    York Sporting Memories

    York and District Indoor Bowls Club, York

    Run by: Sporting Memories Network

    A monthly group for older people who enjoy talking about sport, reminiscing about sporting heroes and recalling magical moments of watc…

  • Wheelchair Tennis

    WED 1 OCT


    Adult Wheelchair Tennis Coaching Indoor

    Prestwick Sports and Fitness, Prestwick

    Run by: Prestwick Tennis and Fitness

    One hour adult wheelchair tennis coaching.

  • A Sports Development Unit Event

    WED 1 OCT

    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.

  • Herts baseball team in youth league action

    WED 1 OCT


    Baseball Taster Session Ages 11 to 16

    Whitefield School, London

    Run by: Herts Baseball Club

    Ideal opportunity for 11 to 16 year olds to try baseball. If you enjoy it you can join our teams. Everyone welcome from complete beginn…

  • Squash Coaching

    WED 1 OCT

    Squash Coaching

    Harrogate Squash and Fitness Centre, Harrogate

    Run by: Harrogate Squash and Fitness Centre

    Subsidised by NYCC under the Sportivate scheme we're running a block of six weekly squash coaching sessions for the 14 to 16 age group.…

  • Recreational class

    WED 1 OCT

    Martine's Action Pack Recreational Class

    Michael Sobell Sport Centre Ltd, Aberdare

    Run by: Martine's Action Pack

    Our ever popular recreational aerobic gymnastics class continues to grow. This is a fun, mixed ability class for boys and girls who hav…

  • Apples

    WED 1 OCT


    Apple Month

    Blakesley Hall, Birmingham

    Run by: Blakesley Hall

    Discover apples at Blakesley!

  • Red squirrel on a branch Brownsea Island

    WED 1 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 goldfinches

    WED 1 OCT

    Meet the Aviary Keeper

    Waddesdon Manor - National Trust, Nr Aylesbury

    Run by: Waddesdon Manor - National Trust

    Come along for a talk at Waddesdon Manor.

  • A view over Bothkennar Pools in the evening light

    WED 1 OCT


    Meet the Residents!

    Bothkennar Pools, Falkirk

    Run by: Inner Forth Landscape Initiative

    Join us to look for waders and wildfowl, barn owls, bats and berries in the pools, fields and woodland. A free guided walk led by RSPB …

  • Two dormice asleep

    WED 1 OCT


    Bournheath Village Hall, Bromsgrove

    Run by: Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

    Indoor talk on these appealing creatures with Derek Crawley, organised by Bromsgrove Local Group.

  • Auriscalpium vulgare

    WED 1 OCT

    Fascinating Fantastic Fungi

    Spondon Village Hall, Derby

    Run by: Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

    Fungal shapes and forms and their evolution.

  • The moon

    FRI 3 OCT

    Stargazing Evening with Mark Thompson

    Hidcote - National Trust, Near Chipping Campden

    Run by: Hidcote - National Trust

    Join Mark Thompson (from BBC's Stargazing Live) for an entertaining guide to the Cosmos.

  • COBE's View of the Milky Way

    FRI 3 OCT

    Star Gazing

    Trerice - National Trust, Newquay

    Run by: Trerice - National Trust

    Come and find out about the night sky!

  • Across the pond

    FRI 3 OCT

    Cinema Under the Stars: Drive-in Screenings 'Outer Space'Cinema Under the Stars: Drive-in…

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham

    Run by: The Observatory Science Centre

    For one weekend only The Observatory Science Centre car park field will transform into an open air Drive-In cinema.

  • Andromeda

    FRI 3 OCT

    How Deep is a Black Hole?

    Seething Observatory, Thwaite St Mary

    Run by: Norwich Astronomical Society

    Andrew will explore the scientific history of black holes, their formation, life and death and how they influence the universe around t…

  • Blackheath Stargazing

    FRI 3 OCT


    Blackheath Stargazing

    North of Talbot Place, Blackheath

    Run by: Flamsteed Astronomy Society

    We will be holding our first observing session of the year at the end of this week on Friday 3 with a weather back up of Saturday 4 fro…

  • Moon

    SAT 4 OCT

    World Space Day

    National Space Centre, Leicester

    Run by: National Space Centre

    Join us for World Space Day!

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