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  • Player serving

    SAT 2 AUG

    Table Tennis Training/Coaching

    Thrybergh Sports Centre, Rotherham

    Run by: Rotherham Scorpions Junior Table Tennis Club

    Up to 2 hours of practice, training and coaching for all abilities.

  • Butterfly: let wildife add colour in your garden

    SUN 3 AUG

    FREE

    Big Garden Day at Palacerigg

    Palacerigg Country Park, Cumbernauld

    Run by: Palacerigg Country Park and Rare Breeds Farm

    Join Watch Us Grow and other partners and get involved in plant and gardening demonstrations, make your own pea cone and learn to encou…

  • Althetes posing on running track

    MON 4 AUG

    FREE

    Athletics Summer School

    Croydon Sports Arena, South Norwood

    Run by: Croydon Harriers Athletics Club

    A free athletics taster week with qualified coaches open to all aged 6 to 18. Activities include endurance running, sprinting, throwing…

  • Gymnastics facility

    MON 4 AUG

    Adult Gymnastics

    Abingdon Gymnastics Club, Abingdon

    Run by: Abingdon Gymnastics Club

    We cater for total beginners through to ex-gymnasts who want to see what they can still do. Gymnastics is great for agility, balance, c…

  • Banded demoiselle

    TUE 5 AUG

    FREE

    Dragonfly Walk at Frays Island

    Frays Island and Mabey's Meadow, Hillingdon

    Run by: London Wildlife Trust

    A walk to discover the wildlife of Frays Island and Mabey's Meadows, beside and between the River Colne and the Frays River in West Dra…

  • Tennis racket and ball

    THU 31 JUL

    FREE

    Cardio Tennis!

    Sutton Churches Tennis Club, Sutton

    Run by: Sutton Churches Tennis Club

    A fun group tennis session set to music where participants use heart rate monitors to see how many calories they burn. The session is c…

  • Coasteering on Torbay's Geopark

    THU 31 JUL

    Coasteering- Geopark Adventure Event

    Seashore Centre, Paignton

    Run by: Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust

    If you're in search of an adrenalin rush there is no better way to explore our Geopark coast than through this thrill seekers adventure…

  • Bat

    THU 31 JUL

    Family Bat Evening

    Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Billericay

    Run by: Essex Wildlife Trust

    Come and join us for some Summer evening fun. Learn about the wonderful bats at Hanningfield, and watch them fly around the reserve. Bo…

  • Dolphin

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014

    Cruester Burnt Mound, Shetland

    Run by: Sea Watch Foundation

    Did you know you can see whales, dolphins and porpoises around our shores!? Join us for National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014 to help g…

  • Dolphin

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014

    Marwick Head, Marwick

    Run by: Sea Watch Foundation

    Did you know you can see whales, dolphins and porpoises around our shores!? Join us for National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014 to help g…

  • Dolphin

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014

    Seaton Cliffs, Arbroath, Arbroath

    Run by: Sea Watch Foundation

    Did you know you can see whales, dolphins and porpoises around our shores!? Join us for National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014 to help g…

  • Dolphin

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014

    North Berwick Harbour, North Berwick

    Run by: Sea Watch Foundation

    Did you know you can see whales, dolphins and porpoises around our shores!? Join us for National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014 to help g…

  • Live Science Shows

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    Live Science Shows: Oceans and Water

    Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium, Winchester

    Run by: Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

    During the school holidays from 24 July to 1 September, Winchester Science Centre is offering an exciting programme of events including…

  • Thanet Coast Seashore Safari

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    Seashore Safari

    Nayland Rock, Margate

    Run by: Thanet Coast Project

    Come and explore Thanet's chalk rocky shore for its fascinating rockpool wildlife - with help on hand to identify your finds! Identifi…

  • Summer Prehistoric Fun

    FRI 1 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…

  • Invertebrates

    FRI 1 AUG

    Invertebrate Macro Photography

    Denmark Farm Conservation Centre, Lampeter

    Run by: Aberystwyth University

    This new course will look at photographing a variety of invertebrates in both their natural habitats and back in the laboratory or stud…

  • Larry Lamb

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    BBC World War One At Home Tour 2014

    The Great War Dundee, Dundee

    Run by: BBC World War One At Home

    Join us in Dundee for The BBC World War One At Home Tour. Find out about the dramatic impact the war had on your family, your community…

  • STS-49 Launch

    FRI 1 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?

  • Family exploring Dove Cottage

    FRI 1 AUG

    Summer Treasure Trail

    Dove Cottage, Ambleside

    Run by: The Wordsworth Trust

    The Treasure Trails encourage families to explore Dove Cottage, the Wordsworth Museum and the gardens. Solve the riddles or find the lo…

  • Signalmen using Morse code equipment in a...

    FRI 1 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

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    Joining Up - August

    York Castle Museum, York

    Run by: York Castle Museum

    Come along and get signed up to the army!

  • phototgraph of girl making teddy bears in ww1

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    Traditional Family Fun: Yoyos

    IWM North, Manchester

    Run by: IWM North

    Get crafty and enjoy games and activities from the First World War.

  • Dinosaurs Unleashed at the Eden Project

    FRI 1 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 …

  • View of one of the World War One displays

    FRI 1 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 …

  • People playing table tennis.

    THU 31 JUL

    Table Tennis

    Weavers Leisure Centre, Wellingborough

    Run by: Westfield Table Tennis Club

    Come and try table tennis. Experience full-size tables, have fun and burn off those extra calories.

  • Swim Britain

    THU 31 JUL

    Swim Fit and Swim Britain Training

    Steyning Leisure Centre, Steyning

    Run by: The ASA

    An instructor led session to motivate you to get more out of your swimming session. Think of personal training only in the pool to ach…

  • Womens Football at Kennington Park

    THU 31 JUL

    Women's Beginner Football Session

    Kennington Park, London

    Run by: London FA

    Women's beginner session's take place at Kennington Park 18:00 to 19:00 (Coaching and Fitness) and 19:00 to 20:00 (Small sided games). …

  • Rowers racing at the Aberdeen Novice Regatta

    THU 31 JUL

    FREE

    Rowing Novice Nights

    Aberdeen Boat Club, Aberdeen

    Run by: Aberdeen Boat Club

    Introduction to sports rowing, ideal for complete beginners and those with limited experience.

  • Batter faces great pitching from Redbacks

    THU 31 JUL

    FREE

    Adult Baseball Training (over-16s)

    Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre, Chelmsford

    Run by: Redbacks Baseball & Softball

    Join the Redbacks in Chelmsford for adult baseball with the club's adult first team on Thursday nights.

  • Bulls eye!

    THU 31 JUL

    Introduction to Archery

    Isaac Newton Sports Centre, Hull

    Run by: Active Hull

    Beginner and family friendly introduction to archery with local club all abilities archery.

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