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  • Leader of the pack

    SUN 30 NOV

    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…

  • Our players at the end of a session

    TUE 25 NOV

    FREE

    Mixed Social Touch Rugby

    Four Dwellings Academy, Birmingham

    Run by: Harborne Rugby Club

    Touch rugby is a fast and fun version of rugby played by mixed teams. No tackling, no scrums, rucks or hits, just lots of fast paced fu…

  • Crayfish

    TUE 25 NOV

    Talk: The Invasive Crayfish

    Howlands Baptist Church, Welwyn Garden City

    Run by: Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust

    A Mid Herts Local Group event.

  • Footpath maintenance on Fell Care Day

    WED 26 NOV

    FREE

    Friends of the Lake District Grasmere Fell Care DayFriends of the Lake District Grasmere…

    Grasmere Village Hall, Grasmere

    Run by: Friends of the Lake District

    Join in the Grasmere Fell Care Day with the local community, schools and other volunteers understanding and learning about our unique u…

  • Woodland with people

    WED 26 NOV

    Bird Watching Walk at Burnham Beeches

    Burnham Beeches car park, Farnham Common

    Run by: RSPB

    A guided stroll through ancient Beech and Oak woodland, wood pasture, coppice, ponds and streams. There will be enthusiasts to help you…

  • Sailing boats on the water

    WED 26 NOV

    Taster Dinghy Sailing

    ESSA Water Activities Centre, Essex

    Run by: ESSA Water Activities Centre

    Come and try dinghy sailing.

  • Runners

    WED 26 NOV

    FREE

    Power Walking, Jogging and Running

    Springfield Park, Hackney

    Run by: Springfield Running Group

    Power Walking, jogging and running with a registered UKA Leadership in Fitness for Running Coach.

  • Killerton Woods

    WED 26 NOV

    FREE

    Walking for Health

    Osterley Park and House - National Trust, Osterley, Middlesex

    Run by: Osterley Park and House - National Trust

    Keep fit on our moderately paced health walk around Osterley Park, learn a thing or two about the historic estate as you walk.

  • 'Over 55s launch day'

    WED 26 NOV

    Over 55s Watersports Taster Sessions

    Bristol Harbourside, Bristol

    Run by: All Aboard Watersports

    Taster sessions for over 55s in sailing, rowing and paddle sports every Wednesday morning.

  • Men playing walking football

    WED 26 NOV

    Walking Football

    The Grange, Peterborough

    Run by: Northamptonshire Football Association

    If you thought your football career was over, think again! Walking Football is a slower paced version of the game, aimed at the over 50…

  • Lishi - ancient movements of magic

    WED 26 NOV

    Lishi Tai Chi and Kung Fu

    Wilthorpe & Redbrook Community Centre, Barnsley

    Run by: Lishi International

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

  • Adapted Cycling

    WED 26 NOV

    Adapted Cycling

    Regional Fitness and Swimming Centre, Peterborough

    Run by: Vivacity Sports and Leisure Peterborough

    People who have mobility problems can come to any of the sessions and try out a range of specially adapted bikes.

  • Photograph of ashdown

    THU 27 NOV

    Lecture Lunch: Standen's Garden Project

    Standen - National Trust, East Grinstead

    Run by: Standen - National Trust

    James Masters, Head Gardener, delivers an insightful lecture about the current garden restoration project being undertaken at Standen.

  • Walk

    THU 27 NOV

    FREE

    Woolley Wood

    First Start Building Firth Park, Sheffield

    Run by: Activity Sheffield

    A route that explores the autumn colours in Sheffield's finest ancient woodland.

  • Walking

    FRI 28 NOV

    FREE

    From Medieval Manor to Industrial Centre

    Junction of Staniforth Road, Darnall

    Run by: Activity Sheffield

    The walk around the centre of Darnall will look at the growth of the area from a medieval village to becoming a central part of Sheffie…

  • photograph of poppy

    SAT 29 NOV

    FREE

    Reading Aloud: Poetry from World War One

    Yiewsley Library, Yiewsley

    Run by: Hillingdon Local Studies, Archives and Museum Service

    Read aloud first World War poems.

  • Photograph of WW1 Nurses, Edith Cavell seated...

    SAT 29 NOV

    Research your First World War Ancestors

    M Shed, Bristol

    Run by: M Shed

    Come along for a family history research workshop.

  • Rufford Old Hall National Trust Property

    SAT 29 NOV

    Lancashire Day Celebrations

    Rufford Old Hall, Ormskirk

    Run by: National Trust - Rufford Old Hall

    Celebrate all things Lancastrian with dancing and local groups exhibiting.

  • Pea shoots toddlers group

    WED 26 NOV

    Pea Shoots Toddler Group

    Feed Bristol, Bristol

    Run by: Avon Wildlife Trust

    Every Wednesday between 10:00 and 11:30, join the toddlers group for Forest School style nature activities. Experienced tutors lead the…

  • Little boy playing outside

    WED 26 NOV

    Nature Tots: Didcot

    Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre, Didcot

    Run by: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

    An opportunity for your pre-school little ones to interact with and learn from nature. Come along for an outdoor nature play, games, st…

  • Swallows

    WED 26 NOV

    Winter Birds

    Inver Community Centre, Inver

    Run by: The Highland Council

    Explore this wild stretch of coast and bay towards Portmahomack for wintering waders and sea ducks including scoters off Morrich Mor.

  • A godwit in water

    WED 26 NOV

    Birds of Russia and the Former Soviet Union by Nigel RedmanBirds of Russia and the Former Soviet…

    St James Parish Church Hall, Weybridge

    Run by: RSPB

    Come and learn how to identify the birds found in Russia and the former Soviet Union.

  • Starry Night

    WED 26 NOV

    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…

  • Squirrel squad

    THU 27 NOV

    Squirrel Squad

    Belfairs Woodland Centre, Leigh on Sea

    Run by: Essex Wildlife Trust

    Belfairs fortnightly pre-school club for under fives. Booking required.

  • Nearly half moon

    FRI 28 NOV

    Stargazing in Steyning

    Steyning Downland Scheme, Steyning

    Run by: Steyning Downland Scheme

    Free event for all the family. An introduction to the Moon and stars with friendly local astronomers.

  • Stargazing in the Forest

    FRI 28 NOV

    Stargazing

    Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Mansfield

    Run by: Forestry Commission - Sherwood Forest

    An evening in the forest exploring the night sky using telescopes and star maps.

  • The Andromeda Galaxy

    FRI 28 NOV

    Thinking about Astronomy: a Century of Change and ContinuityThinking about Astronomy: a Century of…

    Seething Observatory, Thwaite St Mary

    Run by: Norwich Astronomical Society

    November's talk from Norwich Astronomical Society members - Steve Hubbard and Malcolm E Brown.

  • Space Mission for Santa

    SAT 29 NOV

    Space Mission for Santa

    Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, Winchester

    Run by: Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

    A live planetarium show with a Christmas twist, especially designed with families in mind.

  • Keele Observatory

    SAT 29 NOV

    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 sundial

    SAT 29 NOV

    FREE

    Pick a Pocket Sundial

    Museum of the History of Science, Oxford

    Run by: Museum of the History of Science

    Come along and make your own pocket sundial.

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