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  • Girl drawing

    TUE 22 JUL

    FREE

    Secret Codes and Messages

    National Waterfront Museum, Swansea

    Run by: National Waterfront Museum

    Get secretive!

  • Photograph of archaeological dig

    WED 23 JUL

    Awesome Archaeology

    Peterborough Museum, Peterborough

    Run by: Peterborough Museum

    Join us for summer holiday fun!

  • Photograph of colourful kite

    WED 23 JUL

    FREE

    Out And About Wednesdays: Kites

    Ickworth - National Trust, Bury St Edmonds

    Run by: Ickworth - National Trust

    Come kite flying at Ickworth!

  • Children painting

    FRI 25 JUL

    Drawing, Dipping and Discovery Day Free FridaysDrawing, Dipping and Discovery Day Free…

    Old Moor, Barnsley

    Run by: RSPB

    Our activity centre will be open for self-led art activities. Come along and enjoy painting and sticking and glueing and doing.

  • Small tortoiseshell butterfly

    FRI 25 JUL

    FREE

    North Gare Butterfly Hunt

    Teesmouth NNR, Hartlepool

    Run by: Natural England

    A fascinating walk around Teesmouth National Nature Reserve in search of the many butterflies that live there in the company of Natural…

  • A Clip-on Handcycle and a Semi-recumbent Trike.

    TUE 29 JUL

    FREE

    Activate Accessible Cycling

    Moors Valley Country Park, Ringwood

    Run by: Wessex Accessible Cycling Club

    An instructor led accessible cycle ride around Moors Valley Country Park and Forest using our paracycles, bikes for disabled people and…

  • Butterfly

    FRI 15 AUG

    Discover... Wonderful Wildlife

    St John's Museum, Warwick

    Run by: Heritage and Culture Warwickshire

    Find out all about the different types of wildlife that lives in Warwickshire and meet some specimens from the museum's collections.

  • photograph of red deer

    TUE 22 JUL

    Family Park Safari

    Charlecote Park - National Trust, Warwick

    Run by: Charlecote Park - National Trust

    Join us for a tractor-pulled trailer ride through the park

  • photograph of dolphins

    TUE 22 JUL

    FREE

    Marine Wildlife Festival 2014

    Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle & Gateshead

    Run by: Great North Museum: Hancock

    A week of family-friendly wildlife activities.

  • Hawkmoth

    TUE 22 JUL

    FREE

    Unravelling the Secret World of HawkmothsUnravelling the Secret World of…

    Natural History Museum, London

    Run by: Natural History Museum

    Discover hawkmoths and how they are different from other moths.

  • photograph of grass snake

    TUE 22 JUL

    FREE

    Super Snakes

    Lady Lever Art Gallery, Wirral

    Run by: Lady Lever Art Gallery

    Find out about snakes.

  • Girls sitting in the woods

    TUE 22 JUL

    FREE

    Island Explorers

    Thwaite Mills Watermill, Leeds

    Run by: Thwaite Mills Watermill

    Come and have a go at some nature activities.

  • garden week

    TUE 22 JUL

    FREE

    Garden Week: Science Shows

    Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Macclesfield

    Run by: Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

    Come along for this interactive science show as part of Garden Week at Jodrell Bank.

  • Keele Observatory

    TUE 22 JUL

    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…

  • Moon set over earth

    WED 23 JUL

    Space Hunters

    Techniquest, Cardiff

    Run by: Techniquest

    A planetarium show for younger children.

  • Dinosaurs Unleashed at the Eden Project

    WED 23 JUL

    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 …

  • Summer Prehistoric Fun

    WED 23 JUL

    Summer Prehistoric Fun

    Fossils Galore Centre, March

    Run by: Fossils Galore

    Interested in Dinosaurs, Fossils, Crystals and Artefacts? Well look no further with a Dinotastic Summer holiday with lots of fun Prehis…

  • photograph of fossil

    WED 23 JUL

    FREE

    Fossil Hunting in Morocco

    Natural History Museum, London

    Run by: Natural History Museum

    Learn about fossil hunting in Morocco.

  • Walk being led by trained Walking Leaders

    TUE 22 JUL

    FREE

    Wythenshawe Park Health Walk

    Wythenshawe Park, Manchester

    Run by: Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust

    This walk is led at a medium steady pace on even ground with well marked paths. There is a potential for some hills/steps and opportuni…

  • Basketball

    TUE 22 JUL

    Active Start - Basketball

    Applegrove Primary School, Forres

    Run by: Moray Council

    A fun introduction to sport for 3 to 5 year olds. Course code: SH16

  • Just about to fall in!

    TUE 22 JUL

    Stand Up Paddleboarding

    Berkshire Sail Training, Reading

    Run by: Berkshire Sail Training Centre

    Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) in 2 hours! You will be taught by an instructor in line with the BSUPA Level 1 syllabus, which will…

  • Children having fun cycling

    TUE 22 JUL

    FREE

    Tour de Swindon Family Geocaching Treasure HuntTour de Swindon Family Geocaching…

    The Beach, Peatmore Lagoon, Swindon

    Run by: Sustrans Swindon

    Come along for some Geocaching fun with our High Tech Treasure Hunt!

  • FootballTraining Session

    TUE 22 JUL

    Club Training Night

    Pitchside, Ashford

    Run by: South Ashford Football Club

    Training with one of our teams from U6s to U21s with a view to joining an appropriate team which will include training, matches and tou…

  • Girls Dancing

    TUE 22 JUL

    Girls Dance

    Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton Upon Trent

    Run by: East Staffordshire Borough Council

    Dance classes which are open to all, there's no need to pay in advance, simply turn up, take part and enjoy. Ages 11 to 13 Years 17:0…

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