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  • Player serving

    SAT 2 AUG

    Table Tennis Training/Coaching

    Thrybergh Sports Centre, Rotherham

    Run by: Rotherham Scorpions Junior Table Tennis Club

    Up to 2 hours of practice, training and coaching for all abilities.

  • Butterfly: let wildife add colour in your garden

    SUN 3 AUG

    FREE

    Big Garden Day at Palacerigg

    Palacerigg Country Park, Cumbernauld

    Run by: Palacerigg Country Park and Rare Breeds Farm

    Join Watch Us Grow and other partners and get involved in plant and gardening demonstrations, make your own pea cone and learn to encou…

  • Althetes posing on running track

    MON 4 AUG

    FREE

    Athletics Summer School

    Croydon Sports Arena, South Norwood

    Run by: Croydon Harriers Athletics Club

    A free athletics taster week with qualified coaches open to all aged 6 to 18. Activities include endurance running, sprinting, throwing…

  • Gymnastics facility

    MON 4 AUG

    Adult Gymnastics

    Abingdon Gymnastics Club, Abingdon

    Run by: Abingdon Gymnastics Club

    We cater for total beginners through to ex-gymnasts who want to see what they can still do. Gymnastics is great for agility, balance, c…

  • Banded demoiselle

    TUE 5 AUG

    FREE

    Dragonfly Walk at Frays Island

    Frays Island and Mabey's Meadow, Hillingdon

    Run by: London Wildlife Trust

    A walk to discover the wildlife of Frays Island and Mabey's Meadows, beside and between the River Colne and the Frays River in West Dra…

  • Dolphin

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014

    Seaton Cliffs, Arbroath, Arbroath

    Run by: Sea Watch Foundation

    Did you know you can see whales, dolphins and porpoises around our shores!? Join us for National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014 to help g…

  • Dolphin

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014

    Marwick Head, Marwick

    Run by: Sea Watch Foundation

    Did you know you can see whales, dolphins and porpoises around our shores!? Join us for National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014 to help g…

  • Dolphin

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014

    Cruester Burnt Mound, Shetland

    Run by: Sea Watch Foundation

    Did you know you can see whales, dolphins and porpoises around our shores!? Join us for National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014 to help g…

  • Dolphin

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014

    North Berwick Harbour, North Berwick

    Run by: Sea Watch Foundation

    Did you know you can see whales, dolphins and porpoises around our shores!? Join us for National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014 to help g…

  • Dolphin

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014

    Tynemouth Longsands South Beach, Tynemouth

    Run by: Sea Watch Foundation

    Did you know you can see whales, dolphins and porpoises around our shores!? Join us for National Whale and Dolphin Watch 2014 to help g…

  • Camp fire

    FRI 1 AUG

    Wild Summer Camp

    Painshill Park, Cobham

    Run by: Painshill Park

    Have a wild time this summer, with den building, woodland craft, campfires, treasure hunts and outdoor fun.

  • Looking closely at trees

    FRI 1 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.

  • Live Science Shows

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    Live Science Shows: Oceans and Water

    Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium, Winchester

    Run by: Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

    During the school holidays from 24 July to 1 September, Winchester Science Centre is offering an exciting programme of events including…

  • Thanet Coast Seashore Safari

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    Seashore Safari

    Nayland Rock, Margate

    Run by: Thanet Coast Project

    Come and explore Thanet's chalk rocky shore for its fascinating rockpool wildlife - with help on hand to identify your finds! Identifi…

  • Invertebrates

    FRI 1 AUG

    Invertebrate Macro Photography

    Denmark Farm Conservation Centre, Lampeter

    Run by: Aberystwyth University

    This new course will look at photographing a variety of invertebrates in both their natural habitats and back in the laboratory or stud…

  • Dinosaurs Unleashed at the Eden Project

    FRI 1 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 …

  • STS-49 Launch

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    Peake Season Summer - August

    National Space Centre, Leicester

    Run by: National Space Centre

    Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut?

  • Just off Scout Green

    FRI 1 AUG

    Countryside Detective

    Scout Green Depot, Mossley

    Run by: Complete Forensics C.I.C.

    Do you have what it takes to be a detective? You'll need to hunt to find the clues and use your detective skills to solve the mystery.

  • Family exploring Dove Cottage

    FRI 1 AUG

    Summer Treasure Trail

    Dove Cottage, Ambleside

    Run by: The Wordsworth Trust

    The Treasure Trails encourage families to explore Dove Cottage, the Wordsworth Museum and the gardens. Solve the riddles or find the lo…

  • Signalmen using Morse code equipment in a...

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    Coded Communications - August

    York Castle Museum, York

    Run by: York Castle Museum

    Get involved with coded communications.

  • photograph of field communications during ww1

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    Joining Up - August

    York Castle Museum, York

    Run by: York Castle Museum

    Come along and get signed up to the army!

  • phototgraph of girl making teddy bears in ww1

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    Traditional Family Fun: Yoyos

    IWM North, Manchester

    Run by: IWM North

    Get crafty and enjoy games and activities from the First World War.

  • View of one of the World War One displays

    FRI 1 AUG

    World War One Trail

    Newark Air Museum, Newark

    Run by: Newark Air Museum

    During the summer school holiday young people (5 to 16 years) visiting Newark Air Museum can participate in a search around the museum …

  • New Zealand machine gunners fitting machine...

    FRI 1 AUG

    Soldiers' School

    Wrest Park - English Heritage, Luton

    Run by: Wrest Park - English Heritage

    A World War One themed activity at Wrest Park.

  • BBC at the Quay logo

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    BBC at the Quay

    BBC Scotland, Glasgow

    Run by: the BBC.

    A free 16 day festival coinciding with the Commonwealth Games. We have a Big Tent, an Outdoor Stage, a Big Screen to watch brilliant sp…

  • Sea Kayacking on the Watersports Coast

    FRI 1 AUG

    FREE

    Troon Beach Watersports Coast

    Troon Beach Watersports Coast, Troon

    Run by: Ayrshire and Arran Tourism

    Troon is home to a number of beaches which are ideal for watersports enthusiasts. Many of the beaches are sandy with Barassie beach at …

  • Tennis

    FRI 1 AUG

    Blackburn with Darwen Summer Multi Sports Camp 2014Blackburn with Darwen Summer Multi…

    Blackburn Central High School, Blackburn

    Run by: BwD Sports Development

    Opportunity for young people age 5 to 14 years to take part in sports including Tennis, Athletics and Netball. Expert Coaches will be o…

  • Cardiff City House of Sport Soccer School

    FRI 1 AUG

    Cardiff City Summer Soccer School

    Cardiff City House of Sport, Cardiff

    Run by: Cardiff City Community Foundation

    Cardiff City Community Foundation are running a five day soccer school. A great chance for the children to receive professional coachin…

  • Young people sailing

    FRI 1 AUG

    Summer Holiday Play Scheme

    Edgbaston Watersports, Birmingham

    Run by: Bear Creek Adventure Ltd

    Stuck for something for the children to do during the school holidays? We provide activities throughout the week for your children. We …

  • Fulham Soccer Schools

    FRI 1 AUG

    Fulham Soccer Schools

    Fulham Training Ground, New Malden

    Run by: Fulham FC Foundation

    Fulham Soccer Schools allow children to develop their football skills the Fulham way; in a fun, safe and sociable environment. Courses …

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