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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

    FREE

    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…

  • Germinating tomatos

    TUE 21 OCT

    Compost Clinic

    Chelsea Physic Garden, London

    Run by: Chelsea Physic Garden

    Whether you have a heap, bin or wormery, we lift the lid on the world of compost and teach you how to make the ultimate ‘black gold'.

  • photograph of forest

    TUE 21 OCT

    Great British Walks - October

    Hinton Ampner - National Trust, Nr Alresford

    Run by: Hinton Ampner - National Trust

    Take a walk through an incredible landscape of colour.

  • Willow Course

    TUE 21 OCT

    Half-Day Basketry Course: Madeira Basket

    The Market House, Saint Austell

    Run by: Ways With Willow CIC

    Using trac borders, you will make a small basket with a solid base.

  • Orton Moss Nature Reserve

    TUE 21 OCT

    FREE

    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…

  • 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

    FREE

    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

    FREE

    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

    FREE

    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.

  • 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.

  • photograph of red deer

    TUE 21 OCT

    Deer at Dusk

    Charlecote Park - National Trust, Warwick

    Run by: Charlecote Park - National Trust

    A guided walk at Charlecote Park.

  • photogrpah of circuit board

    TUE 21 OCT

    FREE

    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

    Constellations

    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

    FREE

    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

    FREE

    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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