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  • Table Tennis

    SUN 26 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

    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…

  • Playing in the woods

    SUN 26 OCT

    Bushcraft

    Hughenden - National Trust, High Wycombe

    Run by: Hughenden - National Trust

    Bushcraft, why not give it a go?

  • Children exploring in the woodland

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    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…

  • The Avenue Washlands

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    Reserve Work Party, The Avenue Washlands

    The Avenue Washlands, Chesterfield

    Run by: Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

    Join our volunteer team at the Avenue.

  • Bird watchers at College Lake. Photo by Martyn...

    SUN 26 OCT

    The Great Bird Race

    College Lake, Tring

    Run by: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

    Join us at College Lake Nature Reserve for a fun and very different challenge. In teams of 3 to 5 people spend 4 hours exploring the re…

  • Nordic Walking

    SUN 26 OCT

    Nordic Walking

    Severn Valley Country Park, Bridgnorth

    Run by: Severn Valley Country Park

    Join us for a series of Nordic Walking sessions. Under the instruction of a qualified instructor, enjoy this full body exercise which i…

  • Thomas Pickup - Through the poles

    SUN 26 OCT

    Gryffin Ski Club Taster Session

    Ski Rossendale Social Enterprise, Rossendale

    Run by: Gryffin Snowsports Club

    Prerequisite for this event: You must have completed a beginner's course with Ski Rossendale and pay for the lift pass (this includes s…

  • Hockey players

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    Luton Town Hockey Training

    Challney Girls School, Luton

    Run by: Luton Town Hockey Club

    Hockey Coaching for Juniors aged 5 to 13 years old.

  • Breeze bike rides for women

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    PB's First

    Darts Farm, East Devon

    Run by: British Cycling

    Breeze bike rides: fun, sociable bike rides for women and children.

  • Participants enjoying a Go Canoeing Guided Tour

    SUN 26 OCT

    Go Canoeing Guided Tour: Nature Reserve TourGo Canoeing Guided Tour: Nature Reserve…

    Canoe Wild, Fordwich

    Run by: Go Canoeing

    Go Canoeing Tours are the ideal escape into the beautiful Stodmarsh Nature Reserve, whether you're new to paddling or an experienced pa…

  • Participants enjoying a Go Canoeing Guided Tour

    SUN 26 OCT

    Go Canoeing Guided Tour - Big Ben and BackGo Canoeing Guided Tour - Big Ben and…

    Kayaking London, London

    Run by: Go Canoeing

    This trip is planned around the tides, allowing you to glide down river to see Albert Bridge, the London Eye and the Houses of Parliame…

  • Poppy

    SUN 26 OCT

    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…

  • Driving along the glen on a Landrover Safari

    SUN 26 OCT

    Morning Landrover Safari

    Glencoe Visitor Centre, Glencoe

    Run by: The National Trust for Scotland

    Let us transport you through Glencoe and Glen Etive, going slightly off the beaten track. We'll give you three hours of history, geolog…

  • Carnegie Heritage Centre in the summer

    SUN 26 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

    SUN 26 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.

  • photograph of ww1 biplane

    SUN 26 OCT

    First World War Model Make and Take

    Royal Air Force Museum, London

    Run by: Royal Air Force Museum

    Come along and make a First World War model plane!

  • photograph of poppies

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    Poppy Field

    IWM London (part of Imperial War Museums), London

    Run by: IWM London (part of Imperial War Museums)

    Make your own paper poppy and plant it in our poppy field to remember those, past and present, who gave their lives to protect their co…

  • Pumpkins

    SUN 26 OCT

    Pumpkin Fest: October Half Term

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre, Burscough

    Run by: Martin Mere Wetland Centre

    With October half term already creeping up on us we have loads of activities going on at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre for the whole f…

  • Young girl photographing Fly Algaric fungi

    SUN 26 OCT

    Fungal Foray Walk

    RSPB Coombes and Churnet, Leek

    Run by: RSPB

    Our annual fungi walk will take you around the beautiful woodlands of Coombes in search for mushrooms, toadstools and all things fungal…

  • Pumpkin lanterns

    SUN 26 OCT

    Halloween Scavenger Trail

    RSPB Coombes and Churnet, Leek

    Run by: RSPB

    Join our self-guided hunt around our new Play Trail, with a Halloween treat at the end!

  • Lifesize willow cave bear

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    Explore Ebbor Gorge: Fun Packed Family ActivitiesExplore Ebbor Gorge: Fun Packed Family…

    Ebbor Gorge National Nature Reserve, Wells

    Run by: Natural England

    Gorge walks, archaeological finds, sandpit fossil digs, tales of past adventures, willow weave a lifesize cave lion and cave bear, race…

  • Van De Graff Generator

    SUN 26 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…

  • Boy peering through sides of a wooden den

    SUN 26 OCT

    October Half Term Family Fun

    RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

    Run by: RHS Garden Wisley

    Join us for a week of repulsive plants and frightening food!

  • MegaMenger

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    MegaMenger

    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

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    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.

  • Pi: Platform for Investigation-people in lab coats

    SUN 26 OCT

    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?

  • STS-49 Launch

    SUN 26 OCT

    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.

  • Sunspots and  Prominences

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    Observing the Sun with ESAS

    De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea

    Run by: East Sussex Astronomical Society

    ESAS will have its solar telescopes on the South terrace of the De La Warr Pavillion to observe solar prominences and sunspots.

  • A Swarm of Ancient Stars

    SUN 26 OCT

    Live Skies

    Centre for Life, Newcastle & Gateshead

    Run by: Centre for Life

    Explore the live skies.

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