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  • Sailing

    THU 28 AUG

    Edgbaston Sailing Academy

    Edgbaston Reservoir, Birmingham

    Run by: Edgbaston Sailing Academy

    Experience sailing and have fun developing skills and confidence in a safe, supervised environment.

  • Girls Football Sessions

    THU 28 AUG

    Girls Only Football Sessions

    Stoke Mandeville Combined School, Stoke Mandeville

    Run by: Aylesbury United Juniors Football Club

    Football sessions for girls who will be starting Year 1, Year 2, Year 3, Year 4 or Year 5 in September 2014.

  • Eclipse

    THU 28 AUG

    Live Skies

    Centre for Life, Newcastle & Gateshead

    Run by: Centre for Life

    A live planetarium show with our experts.

  • Students enjoying trying Scuba diving in the pool

    THU 28 AUG


    Free PADI Discover Scuba Diving Sessions

    Osprey Leisure Centre, Portland

    Run by: C-Waves Diving

    Dorset residents 19 and over are invited to a try a free scuba diving session with C-Waves Diving, funded by Dorset Community fund and …

  • People playing table tennis.

    THU 28 AUG

    Table Tennis

    Weavers Leisure Centre, Wellingborough

    Run by: Westfield Table Tennis Club

    Come and try table tennis. Experience full-size tables, have fun and burn off those extra calories.

  • Swim Britain

    THU 28 AUG

    Swim Fit and Swim Britain Training

    Steyning Leisure Centre, Steyning

    Run by: The ASA

    An instructor led session to motivate you to get more out of your swimming session. Think of personal training only in the pool to ach…

  • Womens Football at Kennington Park

    THU 28 AUG

    Women's Beginner Football Session

    Kennington Park, London

    Run by: London FA

    Women's beginner session's take place at Kennington Park 18:00 to 19:00 (Coaching and Fitness) and 19:00 to 20:00 (Small sided games). …

  • Rowers racing at the Aberdeen Novice Regatta

    THU 28 AUG


    Rowing Novice Nights

    Aberdeen Boat Club, Aberdeen

    Run by: Aberdeen Boat Club

    Introduction to sports rowing, ideal for complete beginners and those with limited experience.

  • Batter faces great pitching from Redbacks

    THU 28 AUG


    Adult Baseball Training (over-16s)

    Chelmsford Sport and Athletics Centre, Chelmsford

    Run by: Redbacks Baseball & Softball

    Join the Redbacks in Chelmsford for adult baseball with the club's adult first team on Thursday nights.

  • Gymfusion Display Manchester

    THU 28 AUG


    Acronova Gymnastic Club, Wallasey

    Run by: Acronova Gymnastic Club

    Teaching balance, flexibility, Acrobatic gymnastics from beginner to NDP grade 6 and international 1. NDP Tumbling

  • Pumas Soccer School

    THU 28 AUG


    Hillsborough Pumas Soccer School

    Hillsborough Sports Arena, Sheffield

    Run by: Hillsborough Pumas JFC

    A Soccer School for children aged five and six to enjoy playing football in a safe and fun environment, run by FA qualified coaches who…

  • Just Play

    THU 28 AUG


    Women Only Just Play Football Session

    Vale Farm Sports Centre, Wembley

    Run by: Middlesex County FA

    Just Play Football is a women only, FA supported session for all abilities, the sessions are all about fun, friendship and sharing your…

  • Shire horses

    FRI 29 AUG


    Agricultural Power from the Past

    Beamish Museum, County Durham

    Run by: Beamish - The Living Museum of the North

    Beamish is hosting Agricultural Power from the Past, an extravaganza of horse power, steam power and everything in between.

  • Signalmen using Morse code equipment in a...

    FRI 29 AUG


    Coded Communications - August

    York Castle Museum, York

    Run by: York Castle Museum

    Get involved with coded communications.

  • photograph of field communications during ww1

    FRI 29 AUG


    Joining Up - August

    York Castle Museum, York

    Run by: York Castle Museum

    Come along and get signed up to the army!

  • photograph of ww1 entertainment

    FRI 29 AUG


    Traditional Family Fun: Cardboard TheatreTraditional Family Fun: Cardboard…

    IWM North, Manchester

    Run by: IWM North

    Join us for a family fun day filled with activities related to the Great War.

  • Dinosaurs Unleashed at the Eden Project

    FRI 29 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 …

  • Uncovering Celts and Romans

    FRI 29 AUG


    Uncovering Celts and Romans

    Jersey Museum and Art Gallery, St Helier

    Run by: Jersey Heritage

    Come and discover the amazing Celtic Coin Hoard found in a Jersey field by metal detectorists in 2012.

  • Coasteering on Torbay's Geopark

    THU 28 AUG

    Coasteering- Geopark Adventure Event

    Seashore Centre, Paignton

    Run by: Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust

    If you're in search of an adrenalin rush there is no better way to explore our Geopark coast than through this thrill seekers adventure…

  • Badger

    THU 28 AUG

    Badger Watch

    Falls of Clyde Reserve and Visitor Centre, New Lanark

    Run by: Scottish Wildlife Trust

    Evening walk to our badger viewing platform, learning about badgers as we go. Have the chance to view badgers, bats and other nocturnal…

  • Bill Dixon

    THU 28 AUG


    Weston Big Wood - Woodland Management WalkWeston Big Wood - Woodland Management…

    Weston Big Wood, Portishead

    Run by: Avon Wildlife Trust

    Weston Big Wood is a wonderful reserve in Portishead that is made up of ancient semi-natural woodland.

  • Big eared townsend bat

    THU 28 AUG

    Bat Evening

    Creswell Crags Museum and Education Centre, Worksop

    Run by: Creswell Crags Museum and Education Centre

    Discover bats!

  • Big eared townsend bat

    THU 28 AUG

    Bat Walk

    Hatchlands Park - National Trust, Guildford

    Run by: Hatchlands Park - National Trust

    Join us for a bat walk.

  • Family Fun: Twilight safari

    THU 28 AUG

    Family Fun: Twilight Safari

    Woolley Firs Environmental Education Centre, Maidenhead

    Run by: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

    Join us for an after-dark adventure. Bring your torch and head off bat-detecting then check out the catch at the moth traps.

  • The Observatory telescopes

    THU 28 AUG


    Observatory Open Evening

    Guernsey Observatory, Guernsey

    Run by: Guernsey Astronomy section of La Societe Guernesiase

    Illustrated talks and, if clear, observing with large telescopes. The stars, constellations, planets and other objects will be pointed …

  • Live Science Shows

    FRI 29 AUG


    Live Science Shows: Nature and Science

    Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, Winchester

    Run by: Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

    During the school holidays from Thursday 24 July to Monday 1 Sept, Winchester Science Centre is offering an exciting programme of event…

  • STS-49 Launch

    FRI 29 AUG


    Peake Season Summer - August

    National Space Centre, Leicester

    Run by: National Space Centre

    Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut?

  • Summer Prehistoric Fun

    FRI 29 AUG

    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…

  • A Swarm of Ancient Stars

    FRI 29 AUG

    Summer Night Sky Planetarium Show

    At-Bristol, Bristol

    Run by: At-Bristol

    Sit back and discover more about some of the amazing things we can see from our back gardens this Summer!

  • Discovering our retro games and devices

    FRI 29 AUG

    Codes and Ciphers Treasure Hunt

    The Museum of Computing, Swindon

    Run by: Museum of Computing

    Kids will have the opportunity to crack 6 different codes by using cool cryptic clues and ciphers. Once unlocked, they'll be able to ex…

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