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  • Tapes rise at the start of a race.

    SAT 19 APR

    FREE

    Cycle Speedway

    Great Blakenham Recreation Ground, Great Blakenham

    Run by: Great Blakenham Cycle Speedway Club

    Saturday morning kids club, fun and laughter for under 16's based around Cycle Speedway. All equipment can be provided just come along…

  • NE Harrier league - The start

    SUN 20 APR

    Run Along With The Royal Blues

    Silksworth Sports Complex, Sunderland

    Run by: Sunderland Harriers and Athletic Club

    If you're thinking about getting into running, or you're an established runner who is considering joining a club, why not come along to…

  • Runner

    SAT 19 APR

    FREE

    Saturday Running Club - All Levels

    LWFitness4All Fitness and Gym Centre, Colchester

    Run by: LWFitness4All Running Club

    Running for all abilities and levels run by ex-military PTIs and UKA qualified run leaders. Sessions are designed to cater for mixed ab…

  • Horses in Osterley Park

    SAT 19 APR

    FREE

    Parkrun

    Osterley Park and House - National Trust, Osterley, Middlesex

    Run by: Osterley Park and House - National Trust

    A beautiful 5km run in the park.

  • Bridleway Killerton woods

    SAT 19 APR

    FREE

    Killerton Parkrun

    Killerton - National Trust, Exeter

    Run by: Killerton - National Trust

    Join us for a family park run.

  • Sparrow in grass

    SAT 19 APR

    Easter Birdwatch

    Lightwater Country Park, Lightwater

    Run by: Surrey Heath Borough Council

    Join the Greenspace Team on a birdwatching walk around Lightwater Country Park. Discover some of our resident birds and also some new a…

  • Blackthorn blossom

    SAT 19 APR

    Put a Spring in your Step: Wildlife Activities for FamiliesPut a Spring in your Step: Wildlife…

    Pulborough Brooks, Pulborough

    Run by: RSPB

    Throughout the Easter holidays we'll have plenty to keep your brood busy with springtime quiz trails, wildlife bingo and activity packs…

  • St Giles Stanton St Quintin

    SAT 19 APR

    FREE

    St Giles Living Churchyard Project

    St Giles Church, Stanton St Quintin

    Run by: Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

    Churchyards are often places for quiet contemplation and these peaceful surroundings are the perfect environment in which wildlife can …

  • Discover the story of chocolate

    SAT 19 APR

    Chocolate Unwrapped

    The Eden Project, St Austell

    Run by: Eden Project

    Unwrap a world of chocolate at the Eden Project and explore the rich story of this ‘food of the gods'. Our interactive trading game t…

  • Orange Tip by Dave Foker

    SAT 19 APR

    Has Spring Sprung?

    Manor Farm, Byfleet

    Run by: Surrey Wildlife Trust

    Join SWT Ranger James Herd for a guided walk at Manor Farm looking for signs of spring.

  • Children in Dove Cottage garden

    SAT 19 APR

    Springtime Treasure Trail

    Dove Cottage, Ambleside

    Run by: The Wordsworth Trust

    Use your detective skills as you explore Dove Cottage, the garden and the Wordsworth Museum to solve our springtime treasure trail and …

  • Ducklings

    SAT 19 APR

    FREE

    Capture the Bunny

    RSPB Titchwell Marsh, Titchwell

    Run by: RSPB Titchwell Marsh

    The naughty Easter bunny has stolen all the Easter eggs, visit RSPB Titchwell Marsh and help find them. Fun self-guided walk. £1.00 pe…

  • X-rays

    SAT 19 APR

    FREE

    Making It... at the Museum

    National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

    Run by: National Museum of Scotland

    This brand new interactive display takes centre stage in the Museum's Grand Gallery for this year's Festival.

  • photograph of two small test tubes held in...

    SAT 19 APR

    FREE

    Meet the Medical Scientists

    National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

    Run by: National Museum of Scotland

    Part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • Photo of bunsen burner flame types

    SAT 19 APR

    Easter Science Trail

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham

    Run by: The Observatory Science Centre

    Our alternative to an Easter Egg Hunt!

  • The Rainhill Trials Railway Race game

    SAT 19 APR

    FREE

    Power: From Muscle to Machine

    The Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

    Run by: Museum of Science and Industry

    Discover how we have created, harnessed and used power over time. See how machinery has pumped, whizzed and propelled Manchester into l…

  • Intrepid Explorers watch out for nature.

    SAT 19 APR

    Nature's Stage

    Eureka! The National Children's Museum, Halifax

    Run by: Eureka! The National Children's Museum

    Watch nature's stage spring to life across our galleries. We're going on a bear hunt, seeing what happens when the Spring Fairy brings …

  • photograph of taxidermy workshop

    SAT 19 APR

    Rabbit Taxidermy

    MadLab, Northern Quarter

    Run by: MadLab

    Hop to it and join MadLab and Margot Magpie for a two-day rabbit taxidermy course.

  • Winter in the Trenches

    SAT 19 APR

    FREE

    Hull at War: The First Great War for CivilisationHull at War: The First Great War for…

    Hull People's Memorial Exhibition & Learning Centre, Kingston upon Hull

    Run by: Hull Remembers

    We are focusing on a wide variety of themes throughout the 2014-2018 anniversary years, the emphasis being very much on Hull and the Ea…

  • Comic Workshop Poster

    SAT 19 APR

    FREE

    Cityread 2014 Comics Workshop

    Chelsea Library, London

    Run by: Chelsea Library

    Join comics creator Karen Rubins to make your own comic strips set during the First World War.

  • Belsay Hall

    SAT 19 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Nr Morpeth

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Brodsworth Hall

    SAT 19 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, Doncaster

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Housesteads Roman Fort

    SAT 19 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Housesteads Roman Fort, Hexham

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Carlisle Castle

    SAT 19 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Carlisle Castle, Carlisle

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Bowling ball and pins

    SAT 19 APR

    FREE

    Bowling

    Charrington Bowl, Tolworth

    Run by: Tolworth YBC

    Come along and try three games of bowling. You can meet new people and try a new activity. If you enjoy your taster session then you ca…

  • Paddle tour on the Stort

    SAT 19 APR

    Historic River Tour of River Stort

    Whoosh Explore Canoe Club, Hertfordshire

    Run by: Whoosh Explore Canoe Club

    A half day paddle of the River Stort Navigation from Pig Lane to Redricks Lakes passing through Essex's unspoilt landscape, via nature …

  • Boys playing football

    SAT 19 APR

    Boys Turn & Play Sessions

    Pontardawe Leisure Centre, Swansea

    Run by: Welsh Football Trust

    Fun football activities targeting boys aged 3 to 7 years old interested in football. Sessions will be delivered by a fully qualified co…

  • Girl with tennis racquet

    SAT 19 APR

    FREE

    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…

  • Redditch Community Amateur Boxing Club Gym.

    SAT 19 APR

    FREE

    Launch Day

    Redditch Community Amateur Boxing Club Gym., Redditch

    Run by: Redditch Community Amateur Boxing Club

    We will be running free taster sessions throughout the day in boxing, wrestling and fitness circuits, with a kids tug of war tournament…

  • Norwich YBC at the NAYBC National Championships

    SAT 19 APR

    Ten Pin Bowling

    Namco Funscape Norwich, Norwich

    Run by: Norwich Youth Bowling Club

    Premier Youth Ten Pin Bowling club which caters for all children between the ages of 5 to 18 regardless of their ability. Instruction a…

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