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  • NE Harrier league - The start

    THU 17 APR

    Run Along With The Royal Blues

    Silksworth Sports Complex, Sunderland

    Run by: Sunderland Harriers and Athletic Club

    If you're thinking about getting into running, or you're an established runner who is considering joining a club, why not come along to…

  • Tapes rise at the start of a race.

    SAT 19 APR


    Cycle Speedway

    Great Blakenham Recreation Ground, Great Blakenham

    Run by: Great Blakenham Cycle Speedway Club

    Saturday morning kids club, fun and laughter for under 16's based around Cycle Speedway. All equipment can be provided just come along…

  • Running Bideford 10k

    THU 17 APR

    Thursday Night Club Run

    Bideford AAC, Bideford

    Run by: Bideford AAC

    We aim to leave the clubhouse at 18:00 with different running groups depending on ability, speed and distance as required.

  • Women's Football

    THU 17 APR

    Women's Fun and Fitness Football

    Swans Recreation Ground, Newcastle upon Tyne

    Run by: Northumberland Football Association

    One hour long women's football sessions to help get people active and have fun.

  • Womens introduction netball

    THU 17 APR

    Back To Netball

    Meadowside Leisure Centre, Burton Upon Trent

    Run by: East Staffordshire Borough Council

    A gentle re-introduction to the game for women over sixteen, led by qualified coaches. Pay and play, and you can expect to cover basic …

  • Bulls eye!

    THU 17 APR

    Introduction to Archery

    Isaac Newton Sports Centre, Hull

    Run by: Active Hull

    Beginner friendly introduction to archery with local club All Abilities Archery.

  • Barnacle Geese flock at WWT Caerlaverock Reserve

    FRI 18 APR

    Dumfries and Galloway Wild Spring FestivalDumfries and Galloway Wild Spring…

    Dumfries and Galloway Coastline, Dumfries

    Run by: Southern Uplands Patrnership

    The 2014 Wild Spring Festival promises over 100 family-friendly events, many free and most led by local wildlife experts and rangers. 2…

  • Black Grouse

    FRI 18 APR

    Lords of the Dance

    Kincraig, Highland

    Run by: The Highland Council

    An opportunity to witness the spectacle of a Black Grouse lek and other wildlife in spectacular surroundings. Tea & coffee available.

  • Girl with miners cage experiment

    FRI 18 APR

    Become a Mining Scientist

    Geevor Tin Mine Museum, Penzance

    Run by: Geevor Tin Mine Museum

    Become a scientist for the day at Geevor Tin Mine and have a go at all our mining science experiments placed throughout the site.

  • Greenfinch

    FRI 18 APR

    Parc Slip Bird Walk

    Parc Slip, Aberkenfig

    Run by: The Wildlife Trust for South and West Wales

    Wander Parc Slip Nature Reserve with Wildlife Trust birders.

  • Blackthorn blossom

    FRI 18 APR

    Put a Spring in your Step: Wildlife Activities for FamiliesPut a Spring in your Step: Wildlife…

    Pulborough Brooks, Pulborough

    Run by: RSPB

    Throughout the Easter holidays we'll have plenty to keep your brood busy with springtime quiz trails, wildlife bingo and activity packs…

  • Discover the story of chocolate

    FRI 18 APR

    Chocolate Unwrapped

    The Eden Project, St Austell

    Run by: Eden Project

    Unwrap a world of chocolate at the Eden Project and explore the rich story of this ‘food of the gods'. Our interactive trading game t…

  • Image of M82 Cigar Galaxy

    THU 17 APR

    Galaxies Activity and Talk

    Horbury Academy, Wakefield

    Run by: Wakefield and District Astronomical Society

    Julian Onions guest speaker talking about Galaxies One Gigayear at a Time, with some galaxy classification activities using a Hubbe tu…

  • X-rays

    FRI 18 APR


    Making It... at the Museum

    National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

    Run by: National Museum of Scotland

    This brand new interactive display takes centre stage in the Museum's Grand Gallery for this year's Festival.

  • photograph of two small test tubes held in...

    FRI 18 APR


    Meet the Medical Scientists

    National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

    Run by: National Museum of Scotland

    Part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • Photo of bunsen burner flame types

    FRI 18 APR

    Easter Science Trail

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham

    Run by: The Observatory Science Centre

    Our alternative to an Easter Egg Hunt!

  • The Rainhill Trials Railway Race game

    FRI 18 APR


    Power: From Muscle to Machine

    The Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

    Run by: Museum of Science and Industry

    Discover how we have created, harnessed and used power over time. See how machinery has pumped, whizzed and propelled Manchester into l…

  • Intrepid Explorers watch out for nature.

    FRI 18 APR

    Nature's Stage

    Eureka! The National Children's Museum, Halifax

    Run by: Eureka! The National Children's Museum

    Watch nature's stage spring to life across our galleries. We're going on a bear hunt, seeing what happens when the Spring Fairy brings …

  • Photograph of WWI vehicle

    THU 17 APR


    Returning Home To Fight: Bristolians In The Dominion ArmiesReturning Home To Fight: Bristolians In…

    M Shed, Bristol

    Run by: M Shed

    A talk about Bristolians who fought in their home city during the First World War.

  • Poppy

    THU 17 APR


    Chelsea Library - Reading Group

    Chelsea Library, London

    Run by: Chelsea Library

    Chelsea Library's adult reading group meets on the third Thursday of the month.

  • photograph of book spines

    THU 17 APR


    Rupert Colley

    Wanstead Library, London

    Run by: Wanstead Library

    Author and historian Rupert Colley talks about his World War One and World War Two projects.

  • Tenacious in full sail.

    FRI 18 APR

    Tall Ship Sailing Adventure

    The Jubilee Sailing Trust, Southampton

    Run by: The Jubilee Sailing Trust

    Whatever kind of sailing experience you are looking for, the JST has something for you. Whether you choose a day sailing out in the Sol…

  • Winter in the Trenches

    FRI 18 APR


    Hull at War: The First Great War for CivilisationHull at War: The First Great War for…

    Hull People's Memorial Exhibition & Learning Centre, Kingston upon Hull

    Run by: Hull Remembers

    We are focusing on a wide variety of themes throughout the 2014-2018 anniversary years, the emphasis being very much on Hull and the Ea…

  • Belsay Hall

    FRI 18 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Nr Morpeth

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Woman with a rounders bat

    THU 17 APR

    Rounders League

    Phoenix Sports and Social Club, Rotherham

    Run by: SY Mixed Rounders

    A 14 week league where experienced players and newbies alike join in! Men and women, aged 16+. Training sessions available too.

  • Team photo

    THU 17 APR

    Girls Football Training With Lots of Fun and ExcerciseGirls Football Training With Lots of Fun…

    Letham F.C., Perth

    Run by: Letham Community Sports Club

    New members wanted for Letham F.C. Girls u15, u13, u11. Come along for some fun, enjoyment and laughter; whilst keeping fit. Teamwork…

  • Knife defence and disarming

    THU 17 APR


    St Michaels Church Hall, Liverpool

    Run by: Liverpool Karate-Jutsu

    Freestyle karate-jutsu based upon Okinawan karate, but allows the introduction and use of techniques from other martial arts, and is up…

  • Karate move

    THU 17 APR

    Karate for the Blind and Visually ImpairedKarate for the Blind and Visually…

    St Michaels Church Hall, Liverpool

    Run by: Liverpool Karate-Jutsu

    A karate club for blind and visually impaired. Freestyle Okinawan karate, that allows the introduction and use of techniques from oth…

  • Running members prior to club race

    THU 17 APR


    Three Hills Sports Park, Folkestone

    Run by: Folkestone Running Club

    Running training for all abilities from beginner to elite. Training occurs Tuesday and Thursday evenings for adults with juniors joini…

  • Running

    THU 17 APR

    Heywood Joggers Group

    Heywood Sports and Leisure Club, Diss

    Run by: Heywood Joggers Group

    The aim of the group is to provide a low cost, friendly and safe environment for those people who want to keep fit by taking up jogging…

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