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  • Silk ribbon gymnast

    SAT 23 AUG

    Cornwall Circus Camp 2014

    Chyan Community Field, Penryn

    Run by: Swamp Circus / Circo Kernow

    Learn a variety of Circus Skills in a beautiful Cornish location where professional tutors will train you in High Wire, Dance, Equilibr…

  • Aldershot Ski Slope

    SAT 23 AUG


    Slalom Ski Training

    Alpine Snowsports Centre Aldershot, Aldershot

    Run by: Aldershot Senior Ski Club

    It's summer and despite the heat, it is the dry slope slalom season in the UK. Join us to try skiing through slalom gates at Aldershot…

  • Walking towards Buachaille Etive Mor.

    SAT 23 AUG

    Guided Walk: Buachaille Etive Mor

    Glencoe Visitor Centre, Glencoe

    Run by: The National Trust for Scotland

    A walk along the ridge of Buachaille Etive Mor. This all day walk along the iconic ridge has stunning mountain scenery to be viewed in …

  • Looking closely at trees

    SAT 23 AUG

    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.

  • (c)Tom Marshall

    SAT 23 AUG

    Water Vole Photographic Safari

    Nind, Wotton-under-Edge

    Run by: Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

    Based at fantastic location for wild water voles, join us for a practical and enjoyable day getting close to these wonderful mammals wi…

  • Running

    SAT 23 AUG


    Blackburn Couch to 5 K Running Group

    Witton Park, Blackburn

    Run by: Blackburn Couch to 5K Running Group

    A free nine week programme to get inactive people to achieve a 5km run in nine weeks, three sessions a week using the NHS Couch to 5K p…

  • Children Pond dipping at Slimbridge

    SAT 23 AUG

    Nature Explorers

    WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Slimbridge

    Run by: Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Slimbridge Wetland Centre

    This summer set sail on a voyage of discovery through our wetlands. Investigate British wildlife and habitats with fun activities which…

  • A girl doing some painting

    SAT 23 AUG

    Drawing, Dipping and Discovery Day

    Old Moor, Barnsley

    Run by: RSPB

    Our activity centre will be open for self-led art activities.  Come along and enjoy painting and sticking and glueing and doing.

  • Summer Prehistoric Fun

    SAT 23 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…

  • The Stiperstones

    SAT 23 AUG


    The Great Stiperstones Bioblitz

    The Stiperstones National Nature Reserve, Minsterley

    Run by: Natural England

    A 24 hour race to find as many species as possible on the Stiperstones ridge. Drop in and help our team of wildlife experts record ever…

  • Our Native Trees

    SAT 23 AUG


    Our Native Trees

    Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Billericay

    Run by: Essex Wildlife Trust

    The course is aimed at those with little or no experience of native tree identification but should also appeal to those with some knowl…

  • Otter Track & Signs

    SAT 23 AUG

    Otter and Water Vole Tracks and Signs

    Station Burn Nature Reserve, Bolden

    Run by: Durham Wildlife Trust

    Join us for a guided walk at Station Burn local nature reserve near Boldon Colliery.

  • STS-49 Launch

    SAT 23 AUG


    Peake Season Summer - August

    National Space Centre, Leicester

    Run by: National Space Centre

    Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut?

  • St Georges Church, Mossley

    SAT 23 AUG


    Understand your Digital Camera (DSLR)

    Mossley Market Ground, Mossley

    Run by: Complete Forensics C.I.C.

    Learn what apertures, ISO's, shutter speed and exposure mean on a digital SLR. Take your first steps towards recording brilliant photog…

  • Dinosaurs Unleashed at the Eden Project

    SAT 23 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 …

  • A Swarm of Ancient Stars

    SAT 23 AUG

    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!

  • Sun and moon

    SAT 23 AUG

    Space Safari

    Royal Museums Greenwich, Greenwich

    Run by: Royal Museums Greenwich

    Join us for a space safari!

  • A Swarm of Ancient Stars

    SAT 23 AUG

    Southend Planetarium Shows

    Southend Central Museum and Planetarium, Southend-on-Sea

    Run by: Southend Central Museum and Planetarium

    A forty minute planetarium show, running every Saturday.

  • black and white photo of a woman with a letter

    SAT 23 AUG


    Trent to Trenches: Great War - The Written Word Weekend 1Trent to Trenches: Great War - The…

    Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham

    Run by: Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

    The Great War will be explored through prose and poetry, both written and spoken, during a weekend of readings and workshops.

  • Croft Castle

    SAT 23 AUG

    Wartime at Croft: WW1

    Croft Castle and Parkland, Leominster

    Run by: National Trust - Croft Castle

    Experience a weekend of World War One at Croft. Discover the story of Horses at War inside the stables. Talks, tours, clothing, memorab…

  • Poppy

    SAT 23 AUG


    Wartime At Croft

    Croft Castle and Parkland - National Trust, Leominster

    Run by: Croft Castle and Parkland - National Trust

    Marking the centenary of the Great War, experience a weekend of World War one at Croft. Learn the stories of the 4 members of the Croft…

  • WW1 At Home

    SAT 23 AUG


    WW1 At Home - Leicester City Festival

    Leicester Cathedral, Leicester

    Run by: BBC World War One At Home

    Join BBC Radio Leicester for World War One at Home events. Discover your connection to the War, unearth hidden stories from the Home Fr…

  • Periscope rifle Gallipoli

    SAT 23 AUG


    Do You Have What it Takes to Serve in the WW1 British Army?Do You Have What it Takes to Serve in…

    Action Stations at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth

    Run by: Action Stations at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Come to Action Stations at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard to find out!

  • photograph of german ww1 medal

    SAT 23 AUG


    Stories from the War

    Leeds Museum Discovery Centre, Leeds

    Run by: Leeds Museum Discovery Centre

    Discover objects from the First World War.

  • Girl with tennis racquet

    SAT 23 AUG


    Tennis Coaching For All

    Maltravers Leisure Park, Littlehampton

    Run by: Howard Lawn Tennis Club

    If you are a complete beginner to tennis or have played before and want to brush up on your skills, pop along to a free tennis coaching…

  • Make the step to outdoor rock climbing

    SAT 23 AUG

    Outdoor Rock Climbing

    Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig

    Run by: British Mountaineering Council

    If you're experienced on the indoor wall and want to learn how to climb outside then this two day course is for you.

  • Take a hands on approach this summer.

    SAT 23 AUG

    Snowdonia Scrambling Weekend

    Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig

    Run by: British Mountaineering Council

    If you are summer hillwalker and you'd like to move up to steeper and more challenging terrain, this is the perfect next step.

  • Tennis

    SAT 23 AUG


    Caryford Fitness and Leisure, Castle Cary

    Run by: 1610 Ltd

    Inspired by Wimbledon? Tennis is a great sport enjoyed by everyone, no matter what your age.

  • Runners starting the first Pendle parkrun

    SAT 23 AUG


    Pendle Parkrun

    Colne and Nelson RUFC, Colne

    Run by: Trawden Athletic Club

    This is a free weekly timed 5K run around Alkincoats Park, Colne, every Saturday morning at 09.00 prompt. There is no time limit and al…

  • Football

    SAT 23 AUG


    Disabled/Special Needs Football Training

    Ashmead Combined School, Aylesbury

    Run by: Aylesbury United Juniors Football Club

    The sessions are run by FA Level 1 qualified coaches who have been CRB checked, first aid trained and have over 10 years' experience in…

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