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  • Table Tennis

    SAT 25 OCT

    Table Tennis Coaching

    Sandylands Sports Centre, Skipton

    Run by: Skipton Table Tennis Club

    Coaching by a Level 2 English Table Tennis Coach times are variable contact the club for more details. Saturdays for experienced, Sund…

  • Leader of the pack

    SUN 26 OCT


    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…

  • U10 girls team and their coach

    FRI 24 OCT

    Hockey Coaching and Training

    Thirsk Floodlit Pitch at Thirsk School, Thirsk

    Run by: Thirsk Hockey Club

    Coaching for all age groups from U10s to seniors taking place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday evenings with times for each age group. …

  • Group shot in judo outfits

    FRI 24 OCT


    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.

  • The youngster has her partner in a recognized hold

    FRI 24 OCT


    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.

  • Woodbridge Badminton Club - 4 players in action.

    FRI 24 OCT


    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…

  • Participants enjoying a Go Canoeing StarterSession

    FRI 24 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…

  • A selection of the FA Mars Just Players!

    FRI 24 OCT

    Whitby and District FA Mars Just Play

    Astro Turf Pitch, Whitby

    Run by: Scarborough Borough Council

    An informal fun football session that is open to all players of all abilities.

  • Bokwa in action

    FRI 24 OCT

    Zumba and Bokwathon

    Harold Hill Community Centre, Romford

    Run by: Exercise Move Dance

    A fun filled fitness event. This event is in honour of Janet Lee Denby (a former ESS mum).

  • Club members playing badminton at Abbeydale

    FRI 24 OCT



    Abbeydale Park Badminton Club, Sheffield

    Run by: Abbeydale Park Badminton Club

    Social and competitive badminton night. Club night where members socialise and play doubles. Friendly atmosphere, five purpose built hi…

  • Table Tennis

    FRI 24 OCT

    Open Session for Young People and Adults

    St Anne's Church Hall, Gunnislake

    Run by: Gunnislake Table Tennis Club

    An open play session for young people and adults of all levels, abilities and disabilities. Coaching is available to those who wish it.

  • Church Street Badminton Club Courts

    FRI 24 OCT


    Measham Leisure Centre, Swadlincote

    Run by: Church Street Badminton Club

    Social and competitive badminton night. Club night where members socialise and play doubles.

  • photograph of war horse

    FRI 24 OCT

    The Real War Horses

    Manx Museum, Douglas

    Run by: Manx Museum

    A leture on horse power, logistics and transport from 1914 to 1918.

  • Poppy

    SAT 25 OCT


    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…

  • Carnegie Heritage Centre in the summer

    SAT 25 OCT

    Hull's Forgotten Heroes

    Carnegie Heritage Centre Ltd., Kingston Upon Hull

    Run by: Carnegie Heritage Centre Ltd

    Looking at Street Shrines, Transport, Widows and Orphans, Spanish Flu, Shot at Dawn, Hospitals, Memorials and Unknown Soldiers not forg…

  • Pens

    SAT 25 OCT

    Trent to Trenches: Great War Art Weekend oneTrent to Trenches: Great War Art Weekend…

    Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham

    Run by: Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

    Art workshops, guided talks and 'meet the artist' events inspired by the Great War and the Trent to Trenches exhibition.

  • Forest

    SAT 25 OCT


    Walk: Forest at War

    Broadstrood car park, Essex

    Run by: Epping Forest Information Centre

    A guided walk to look at the effects of the two world wars on the landscape.

  • Photograph showing group of children on...

    SAT 25 OCT


    First World War Family Open Day

    Bankfield Museum, Halifax

    Run by: Bankfield Museum

    Join us for First World War open day.

  • Ladybird huddle by R Bourne

    FRI 24 OCT

    Bugs and Weeds of Worcestershire

    The Eco Centre, Stourbridge

    Run by: Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

    Indoor talk with Gary Farmer, organised by Stourbridge Local Group.

  • Curlew in flight at Portbury Wharf

    FRI 24 OCT

    Birds and Islands

    Portbury Wharf, Portbury

    Run by: Avon Wildlife Trust

    An illustrated talk by Alfred Venables.

  • photograph of fallow bucks

    SAT 25 OCT

    Rut Walks

    Dunham Massey - National Trust, Altrincham

    Run by: Dunham Massey - National Trust

    A guided walk at Dunham Massey.

  • Looking at a wood mouse

    SAT 25 OCT

    An Introduction to Small Mammals Course

    Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve, Fakenham

    Run by: Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve

    A beginners course on how to survey and identify small mammals.

  • Children exploring in the woodland

    SAT 25 OCT


    Repulsive Plants and Frightening Foods

    RHS Harlow Carr, Harrogate

    Run by: Royal Horticulture Society Garden Harlow Carr

    This October half-term, discover the world of repulsive plants! Get close to the meat-eaters, join the horrible plant trail, make some…

  • Girl sailing at ESSA on the Central Lagoon

    SAT 25 OCT

    Sailing Taster Session

    ESSA Water Activities Centre, Essex

    Run by: Whoosh Explore Canoe Club

    Dinghy Sailing at the ESSA Activity Centre.

  • Children observing stars through a telescope

    FRI 24 OCT


    Liverpool Astronomical Society: William Lassell Lecture MeetingLiverpool Astronomical Society: William…

    Quaker Meeting House, Liverpool, Liverpool

    Run by: Liverpool Astronomical Society

    Guest Speaker, Mr Doug Arnold, to talk on "Polarimetry in Astronomy, Past, Present and Future.

  • Van De Graff Generator

    SAT 25 OCT

    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…

  • Across the pond

    SAT 25 OCT

    Half Term Events at the Observatory Science CentreHalf Term Events at the Observatory…

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham

    Run by: The Observatory Science Centre

    Learn all about the history of the site and watch some amazing experiments in the new Sound Science Show.

  • MegaMenger

    SAT 25 OCT



    The Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

    Run by: Museum of Science and Industry

    Help us build the world's largest fractal.

  • Salford sci-fest

    SAT 25 OCT


    Salford Sci-fest

    University of Salford, MediaCityUK, Salford Quays

    Run by: Museum of Science and Industry

    Make seedbombs, see flashes and bangs, find out about diseases and how they spread, hear about DNA and much more.

  • Volunteers on watch for cetaceans

    SAT 25 OCT


    Learning about Whales in Wales

    Great Orme Country Park, Llandudno

    Run by: Sea Watch Foundation

    Do you live in Llandudno, North Wales, or the surrounding area and love whales, dolphins and porpoises? Want to find out about local sp…

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