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  • Leader of the pack

    SUN 2 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…

  • The Park at War

    FRI 7 NOV

    A Walk in the Park: The Park at War

    Isis Education Centre, London

    Run by: Royal Parks Foundation

    Join the Isis Education Centre team as we look at the park's monuments that remind us of the sacrifices made by people and animals for …

  • Tsutahashi Karate Club - Ivybridge, Devon

    FRI 31 OCT

    FREE

    Martial Arts in Ivybridge: Shotokan Karate Free LessonMartial Arts in Ivybridge: Shotokan…

    Ivybridge Community College, Ivybridge

    Run by: Tsutahashi Karate Club - Ivybridge

    Established in 1987, our club provides high quality karate tuition retaining all intended benefits for personal development with black …

  • Football

    FRI 31 OCT

    FREE

    Lancashire FA Disability Skills Centre

    The County Ground, Leyland

    Run by: Lancashire Football Association

    A great opportunity for boys and girls aged 7 to 16 to be coached by fully qualified professional coaches.

  • Meteor shower

    FRI 31 OCT

    Aspects of Astronomy

    Higham Hall, Cockermouth

    Run by: Higham Hall

    An astronomy course with former Observatory Director of Glasgow Uni, Dr David Clarke.

  • Participants enjoying a Go Canoeing Guided Tour

    FRI 31 OCT

    Halloween Beaulieu River Open Canoeing TourHalloween Beaulieu River Open Canoeing…

    New Forest Activities (Liquid Logistics), Hampshire

    Run by: Go Canoeing

    Join our fancy dress Halloween Canoeing party this half term. Dress in your spookiest costume and join our canoeing trip at dusk along …

  • The youngster has her partner in a recognized hold

    FRI 31 OCT

    FREE

    Judo Taster Session

    Wolverhampton Judo Club, Wolverhampton

    Run by: Wolverhampton Judo Club

    On the first night you would learn how to fall safely, learn a throw and hold down.

  • Group shot in judo outfits

    FRI 31 OCT

    FREE

    Free Judo Taster Sessions

    Ashton Park Sports Centre, Bristol

    Run by: Bedminster Judokwai

    Free judo taster sessions for anyone aged 5 to 15 years. Tuesday and Friday evenings, 19:00 to 20:15.

  • Participants enjoying a Go Canoeing Guided Tour

    FRI 31 OCT

    Go Canoeing Guided - Halloween Tour

    Ackers Adventure, Birmingham

    Run by: Go Canoeing

    A spooktacular night canoeing guided tour. Fancy dress is welcome.

  • Participants enjoying a Go Canoeing StarterSession

    FRI 31 OCT

    Go Canoeing Guided Tour - Spooky Night PaddleGo Canoeing Guided Tour - Spooky Night…

    Dinton Activity Centre, Hurst

    Run by: Go Canoeing

    Have you ever wondered what really happens on the lake at night? Come along and experience spooky stories on the creepy black waters of…

  • Participants enjoying a Go Canoeing Guided Tour

    FRI 31 OCT

    Go Canoeing Guided Tour - Spooky Night PaddleGo Canoeing Guided Tour - Spooky Night…

    Dinton Activity Centre, Berkshire

    Run by: Go Canoeing

    Have you ever wondered what really happens on the lake at night? Come along and experience spooky stories on the creepy black waters of…

  • Woodbridge Badminton Club - 4 players in action.

    FRI 31 OCT

    Badminton

    Farlingaye Sports Hall, Woodbridge

    Run by: Woodbridge Badminton Club

    We are a competitive club with several teams in the Ipswich and District Badminton League and we are always interested in recruiting go…

  • photograph of elsie knocker and mairi chisholm

    FRI 31 OCT

    FREE

    Life in the Trenches

    Hillingdon Local Studies, Archives and Museum Service, Uxbridge, Middlesex

    Run by: Hillingdon Local Studies, Archives and Museum Service

    Part of the First World War centenary commemorations.

  • photograph of nurse Lily Cope

    SAT 1 NOV

    Physicists and Physicians in World War OnePhysicists and Physicians in World War…

    Thackray Museum, Leeds

    Run by: Thackray Museum

    A lecture on Edith and Florence Stoney, X-Ray Pioneers and Heroines of World War One, by Prof. Francis Duck, Visiting Professor in the …

  • Poppy

    SAT 1 NOV

    FREE

    October Half Term Activities

    IWM Duxford, Duxford

    Run by: IWM Duxford

    Our October half term activities look at the dawn of aerial warfare and the increase in the use of aircraft at the start of the First W…

  • photograph of carved pumpkin

    SAT 1 NOV

    FREE

    Pumpkin Day

    North Lincolnshire Museum, Scunthorpe

    Run by: North Lincolnshire Museum

    Come along for some spooky activities!

  • Poppy

    SAT 1 NOV

    FREE

    Community Collection Roadshows

    Chester History and Heritage, Chester

    Run by: Chester History and Heritage

    Cheshire's Great War Stories. Community Collection Roadshows are taking place around Cheshire during 2014.

  • Rufford Old Hall National Trust Property

    SAT 1 NOV

    Half Term Halloween

    Rufford Old Hall, Ormskirk

    Run by: National Trust - Rufford Old Hall

    Join us for spooky stories, pumpkin carving, broom stick making, and trails in the house and garden.

  • Halloween Horrors!

    FRI 31 OCT

    Halloween Horrors at Woods Mill!

    Woods Mill, Henfield

    Run by: Sussex Wildlife Trust

    Come along to Woods Mill nature reserve near Henfield for spooktacular fun and games!

  • Solitary bee

    FRI 31 OCT

    Behaviour in Parasitic Wasps

    Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle upon Tyne

    Run by: Natural History Society of Northumbria

    Illustrated talk by Dr Ian Hardy about the social and anti-social behaviour of parasitic wasps.

  • Great Customes for a Halloween Event

    FRI 31 OCT

    Halloween in the Woods

    Chambers Farm Wood Centre, Bardney

    Run by: Forestry Commission - Lincolnshire

    Do you dare to come down to the woods tonight?

  • Willow Lantern Making.

    FRI 31 OCT

    Willow Lantern Making and Procession

    Foxburrow Farm, Woodbridge

    Run by: Suffolk Wildlife Trust

    Make a willow lantern and use it to lead you on a night walk.

  • Children minibeast hunting

    FRI 31 OCT

    Nocturnal Nasties

    Hanningfield Reservoir Visitor Centre, Billericay

    Run by: Essex Wildlife Trust

    Join us for an evening of spooky goings on at Hanningfield.

  • Halloween - credit Kat Woolley

    FRI 31 OCT

    Halloween Fright Night

    Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, Doncaster

    Run by: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

    Join the Potteric gang for a spooky night time walk around the nature reserve, with a few surprises along the way.

  • The Genesis Dome at Seething

    FRI 31 OCT

    Public Open Night at Seething ObservatoryPublic Open Night at Seething…

    Seething Observatory, Thwaite St Mary

    Run by: Norwich Astronomical Society

    At this event, you will get the chance to look around the observatory facilities and be able to look through some of our telescopes, i…

  • Van De Graff Generator

    SAT 1 NOV

    October Half Term Activities

    Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, Winchester

    Run by: Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

    Winchester Science Centre is offering an exciting programme of events including; six live science shows a day with different topics and…

  • STS-49 Launch

    SAT 1 NOV

    Something in the Air Daily Live Science ShowsSomething in the Air Daily Live Science…

    Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, Winchester

    Run by: Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

    Come along and learn all about the science of flight in this live show.

  • Pi: Platform for Investigation-people in lab coats

    SAT 1 NOV

    FREE

    Pi: Platform for Investigation

    The Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

    Run by: Museum of Science and Industry

    Immerse yourself in live science, on-gallery experiments, discussions with scientists and much more. What will you discover?

  • Call of the Wild

    SAT 1 NOV

    FREE

    Call of the Wild

    The Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

    Run by: Museum of Science and Industry

    Join renowned sound recordist and bioacoustics expert, Geoff Sample, and create your own Jurassic soundscape using your own voice.

  • Keele Observatory

    SAT 1 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…

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