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  • Dinosaurs Unleashed at the Eden Project

    WED 3 SEP

    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 …

  • Pond dipping at Rainton Meadows

    SAT 6 SEP

    FREE

    Pond Safari for Young Explorers

    Rainton Meadows, Houghton-lelSpring

    Run by: Durham Wildlife Trust

    Drop-in to discover the animals that live beneath the surface of the pond and have a go at finding one of our elusive water scorpions.

  • Ancient Skies Documentary

    WED 17 SEP

    Ancient Skies - World Premiere of Stunning New Fulldome FilmAncient Skies - World Premiere of…

    Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, Winchester

    Run by: Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

    Winchester Science Centre is proud to announce the first screenings of this beautiful 46 minute fulldome film, followed by Q&A with the…

  • Swimmers getting read for a swim

    WED 3 SEP

    SwimFit - Training for Swim Britain and TriathlonsSwimFit - Training for Swim Britain and…

    The Stadium Health and Fitness Complex, Huddersfield

    Run by: The ASA

    Instructor led pool sessions for those thinking of enter SwimBritain!

  • photograph of sleeping otter

    WED 3 SEP

    Lakeside Walk and Otter Spot

    Stackpole Outdoor Learning Centre - National Trust, Stackpole, near Pembroke

    Run by: Stackpole Outdoor Learning Centre - National Trust

    Join ranger's Jim & Marilyn, who have been closely following the otter families, on an early morning ramble.

  • Looking closely at trees

    WED 3 SEP

    Reserve Rangers Challenge

    Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve, Fakenham

    Run by: Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve

    Fun challenges to complete on the reserve over the summer.

  • Sailing boats on the water.

    WED 3 SEP

    Taster Dinghy Sailing

    ESSA Water Activities Centre, Essex

    Run by: ESSA Water Activities Centre

    Come and try dinghy sailing.

  • Teen playing golf

    WED 3 SEP

    Golf Taster Session

    Two Riversmeet Leisure Centre, Christchurch Dorset

    Run by: Get Into Golf

    Get into Golf! Learn the basics of the game from a professional. Equipment is provided all you need do is book and turn up on the day i…

  • Cycling in the woods.

    WED 3 SEP

    Cycling 4 Health (Hainault Country Park)

    Manor Road Car Park, Abridge

    Run by: EFDC Sports and Health Development

    Cycling 4 Health is a cycling programme aimed at helping people improve their health through cycling. Each week the ride location will …

  • Wheelchair Tennis

    WED 3 SEP

    FREE

    Adult Wheelchair Tennis Coaching Indoor

    Prestwick Sports and Fitness, Prestwick

    Run by: Prestwick Tennis and Fitness

    One hour adult wheelchair tennis coaching.

  • A Sports Development Unit Event

    WED 3 SEP

    Over 70s Gentle Exercise Classes

    Bedford International Athletic Stadium, Bedfordshire

    Run by: Bedford Borough Council

    Various weekly gentle exercise classes to include indoor kurling, indoor golf, archery, short tennis and badminton.

  • Children in a gymnastics class.

    WED 3 SEP

    New Gymnastics Classes

    Sutton School of Gymnastics, Mitcham

    Run by: Sutton School of Gymnastics

    Sutton School of Gymnastics is pleased to announce that in an effort to reduce our extensive waiting list, we have a new extended progr…

  • photograph of bi plane

    WED 3 SEP

    Duxford in the First World War Tour

    IWM Duxford, Duxford

    Run by: IWM Duxford

    IWM Duxford has a long and fascinating history dating back to the First World War.

  • photogrpah of HMS Inflexible

    WED 3 SEP

    FREE

    Curator's Tours of War Artists at Sea

    Royal Museums Greenwich, Greenwich

    Run by: Royal Museums Greenwich

    A guided tour of the exhibition at Queen's House.

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

    WED 3 SEP

    Your Country Needs You

    Reading Museum, Reading

    Run by: Reading Museum

    Join us for a tea and talks at two.

  • Enjoying the view in An Torr woodland

    WED 3 SEP

    Guided Woodland Walk - An Torr

    Glencoe Visitor Centre, Glencoe

    Run by: The National Trust for Scotland

    A short walk through the An Torr woodland. Hear the tale of the Glencoe Massacre and get views through the trees from Signal Rock. Lear…

  • Children walking at Dove Cottage

    WED 3 SEP

    FREE

    Wild Walks on Wednesdays

    Dove Cottage, Ambleside

    Run by: The Wordsworth Trust

    Explore the area around Dove Cottage with our education team as we learn about the wild landscape of the Lake District and get creative…

  • 'Maize Cutting, Serre, Somme, France', 1997

    WED 3 SEP

    Memorials of the Great War

    The Fleming Collection, London

    Run by: The Fleming Collection

    Memorials to the First World War are many and varied. Peyton Skipwith will give a talk on these memorials of the Great War.

  • Firecrest

    WED 3 SEP

    FREE

    RSPB Information Event

    Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Tetbury

    Run by: Westonbirt, The National Arboretum

    The RSPB are at the Bird Viewing Area!

  • A girl on a nature trail

    WED 3 SEP

    Wildlife Games Treasure Trail

    RSPB Frampton Marsh, Boston

    Run by: RSPB

    As humans compete in the Commonwealth Games, find out about the fastest and strongest animals. Pick up an entry sheet from the visitor …

  • Girl painting a plate

    WED 3 SEP

    Wildlife at Wollaton

    Wollaton Hall and Park, Nottingham

    Run by: Wollaton Hall and Park

    Family-friendly summer activities at Wollaton Hall and Park.

  • Nature Tots always make a splash!

    WED 3 SEP

    FREE

    Nature Tots

    Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, Lincoln

    Run by: Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

    'Designed by Adults, Tested by Children', Nature Tots gets your little ones outdoors whether it is for a bug hunt or good old puddle ju…

  • Caterpillar Club

    WED 3 SEP

    Caterpillar Club

    Bedfords Park Visitor Centre, Havering-atte-Bower

    Run by: Essex Wildlife Trust

    Activity morning for pre-schoolers.

  • Summer Prehistoric Fun

    WED 3 SEP

    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…

  • A Swarm of Ancient Stars

    WED 3 SEP

    Summer Night Sky Planetarium Show

    At-Bristol, Bristol

    Run by: At-Bristol

    Sit back and discover more about some of the amazing things we can see from our back gardens this summer!

  • Meteor shower

    WED 3 SEP

    Seasonal Stargazing

    Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle & Gateshead

    Run by: Great North Museum: Hancock

    A planetarium show at the Great North Museum Hancock.

  • COBE's View of the Milky Way

    WED 3 SEP

    Fragile Planet

    Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle & Gateshead

    Run by: Great North Museum: Hancock

    A planetarium show at Great North Museum Hancock.

  • Hubble Space Telescope

    WED 3 SEP

    Dawn of the Space Age

    Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle & Gateshead

    Run by: Great North Museum: Hancock

    A planetarium show at the Great North Museum Hancock.

  • Eclipse

    WED 3 SEP

    Stargazers

    Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow

    Run by: Glasgow Science Centre

    An interactive planetarium show at Glasgow Science Centre.

  • photograph of fossil

    WED 3 SEP

    FREE

    Archaeology Handling Session

    Museums Sheffield: Weston Park, Sheffield

    Run by: Museums Sheffield: Weston Park

    Discover our archaeology collection at a hand-on workshop.

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