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  • Table Tennis

    SAT 25 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…

  • photograph of poppy field

    FRI 24 OCT


    J. M. Staniforth's Western Mail Cartoons 1914-1918J. M. Staniforth's Western Mail Cartoons…

    National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff

    Run by: National Museum Cardiff

    An art lunchtime talk.

  • Walking

    FRI 24 OCT


    A Local History

    The Grindstone Pub, Crookes

    Run by: Activity Sheffield

    This tour will explore the origins of the name and area, as well as investigating a variety of historical and archietctural features of…

  • Autumn leaves

    FRI 24 OCT

    Pattern, Print, Paint

    Haslemere Educational Museum, Haslemere

    Run by: Haslemere Educational Museum

    Come along for a printing workshop as part of The Big Draw.

  • Lishi - ancient movements of magic

    FRI 24 OCT

    Lishi Tai Chi and Kung Fu

    Boardroom 1, University House, Salford

    Run by: Lishi International

    Lishi includes tai chi, kung fu, yoga and qigong, using internal energy, or qi, to make you stronger.

  • Participants enjoying a Go Canoeing StarterSession

    FRI 24 OCT

    Go Canoeing - Stand Up Paddleboard Starter SessionGo Canoeing - Stand Up Paddleboard…

    Engage Watersports Ltd, Near Maidenhead

    Run by: Go Canoeing

    Starter Sessions are an excellent way to be introduced to the sport of Canoeing. You don't need to have any previous canoeing experienc…

  • Just Play kickabout

    FRI 24 OCT

    FA Just Play: Benfield

    Benfield Sport Centre, Newcastle Upon Tyne

    Run by: Northumberland Football Association

    For adults aged 16 and over who just want a fun casual kick-about. Players can just turn up and play a game of football on a state of t…

  • Junior squash coaching

    FRI 24 OCT

    Junior Squash Coaching

    Cardiff Squash Rackets Club, Cardiff

    Run by: Wales Squash and Racketball

    Interested in trying a new sport?

  • Playmaking

    FRI 24 OCT



    Wallisdown Recreation Ground, Poole

    Run by: YBall Sports Club

    Free and suitable for the whole family! yBall lets you invest as much or as little as you want. Played to music with the referee also a…

  • Kids and coaches

    FRI 24 OCT

    Alun Armstrong Soccer Schools

    AA Sports Centre, Shildon

    Run by: AA Sports Centre CIC

    The Alun Armstrong Soccer Schools in partnership with Middlesbrough FC are fun football sessions open to children of all abilities aged…

  • Karate display at a school fete

    FRI 24 OCT


    Karate Classes For All

    Frederick Bremer School, Walthamstow

    Run by: Karate London

    Shotokan karate focuses discipline and concentration together with skills such as strength and stability and will provide a general all…

  • photograph of war horse

    FRI 24 OCT

    The Real War Horses

    Manx Museum, Douglas

    Run by: Manx Museum

    A leture on horse power, logistics and transport from 1914 to 1918.

  • Poppy

    SAT 25 OCT


    October Half Term Activities

    IWM Duxford, Duxford

    Run by: IWM Duxford

    Our October half term activities look at the dawn of aerial warfare and the increase in the use of aircraft at the start of the First W…

  • Carnegie Heritage Centre in the summer

    SAT 25 OCT

    Hull's Forgotten Heroes

    Carnegie Heritage Centre Ltd., Kingston Upon Hull

    Run by: Carnegie Heritage Centre Ltd

    Looking at Street Shrines, Transport, Widows and Orphans, Spanish Flu, Shot at Dawn, Hospitals, Memorials and Unknown Soldiers not forg…

  • Pens

    SAT 25 OCT

    Trent to Trenches: Great War Art Weekend oneTrent to Trenches: Great War Art Weekend…

    Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham

    Run by: Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

    Art workshops, guided talks and 'meet the artist' events inspired by the Great War and the Trent to Trenches exhibition.

  • Forest

    SAT 25 OCT


    Walk: Forest at War

    Broadstrood car park, Essex

    Run by: Epping Forest Information Centre

    A guided walk to look at the effects of the two world wars on the landscape.

  • Photograph showing group of children on...

    SAT 25 OCT


    First World War Family Open Day

    Bankfield Museum, Halifax

    Run by: Bankfield Museum

    Join us for First World War open day.

  • Big eared townsend bat

    FRI 24 OCT

    Twilight Ramble

    Antony - National Trust, Torpoint

    Run by: Antony - National Trust

    Explore Antony at twilight.

  • Ladybird huddle by R Bourne

    FRI 24 OCT

    Bugs and Weeds of Worcestershire

    The Eco Centre, Stourbridge

    Run by: Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

    Indoor talk with Gary Farmer, organised by Stourbridge Local Group.

  • Curlew in flight at Portbury Wharf

    FRI 24 OCT

    Birds and Islands

    Portbury Wharf, Portbury

    Run by: Avon Wildlife Trust

    An illustrated talk by Alfred Venables.

  • photograph of fallow bucks

    SAT 25 OCT

    Rut Walks

    Dunham Massey - National Trust, Altrincham

    Run by: Dunham Massey - National Trust

    A guided walk at Dunham Massey.

  • Looking at a wood mouse

    SAT 25 OCT

    An Introduction to Small Mammals Course

    Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve, Fakenham

    Run by: Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve

    A beginners course on how to survey and identify small mammals.

  • Children exploring in the woodland

    SAT 25 OCT


    Repulsive Plants and Frightening Foods

    RHS Harlow Carr, Harrogate

    Run by: Royal Horticulture Society Garden Harlow Carr

    This October half-term, discover the world of repulsive plants! Get close to the meat-eaters, join the horrible plant trail, make some…

  • Children observing stars through a telescope

    FRI 24 OCT


    Liverpool Astronomical Society: William Lassell Lecture MeetingLiverpool Astronomical Society: William…

    Quaker Meeting House, Liverpool, Liverpool

    Run by: Liverpool Astronomical Society

    Guest Speaker, Mr Doug Arnold, to talk on "Polarimetry in Astronomy, Past, Present and Future.

  • Van De Graff Generator

    SAT 25 OCT

    October Half Term Activities

    Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, Winchester

    Run by: Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

    Winchester Science Centre is offering an exciting programme of events including; six live science shows a day with different topics and…

  • Across the pond

    SAT 25 OCT

    Half Term Events at the Observatory Science CentreHalf Term Events at the Observatory…

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham

    Run by: The Observatory Science Centre

    Learn all about the history of the site and watch some amazing experiments in the new Sound Science Show.

  • MegaMenger

    SAT 25 OCT



    The Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

    Run by: Museum of Science and Industry

    Help us build the world's largest fractal.

  • Salford sci-fest

    SAT 25 OCT


    Salford Sci-fest

    University of Salford, MediaCityUK, Salford Quays

    Run by: Museum of Science and Industry

    Make seedbombs, see flashes and bangs, find out about diseases and how they spread, hear about DNA and much more.

  • Volunteers on watch for cetaceans

    SAT 25 OCT


    Learning about Whales in Wales

    Great Orme Country Park, Llandudno

    Run by: Sea Watch Foundation

    Do you live in Llandudno, North Wales, or the surrounding area and love whales, dolphins and porpoises? Want to find out about local sp…

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