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  • Ancient Skies Documentary

    TUE 2 SEP

    Ancient Skies - World Premiere of Stunning New Fulldome FilmAncient Skies - World Premiere of…

    Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, Winchester

    Run by: Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

    Winchester Science Centre is proud to announce the first screenings of this beautiful 46 minute fulldome film, followed by Q&A with the…

  • Fitstars

    FRI 29 AUG


    Aberdeen Sports Village, Aberdeen

    Run by: Aberdeen Sports Village

    Especially designed for pre-school children, these fun sessions use imaginary play and exciting stories with educational themes to help…

  • Bee on a flower

    FRI 29 AUG


    Meet the Bee Keeper

    Hinton Ampner - National Trust, Nr Alresford

    Run by: Hinton Ampner - National Trust

    What's the latest buzz? Meet our resident bee keeper and learn all about the Hinton Ampner bees.

  • Bird

    FRI 29 AUG


    Meet the Aviary Keeper - August

    Waddesdon Manor - National Trust, Nr Aylesbury

    Run by: Waddesdon Manor - National Trust

    Come and learn about the Aviary at Waddesdon.

  • Parkinson's Dance Class

    FRI 29 AUG

    Parkinson's Dance

    Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth

    Run by: Pavilion Dance South West

    A fun and therapeutic class with movement specifically designed for the symptoms of Parkinson's. Carers are invited to watch or join in…

  • Boys Building their strength

    FRI 29 AUG

    Gymnastics For Fun - Ages 3 to 6

    Weston Aerobic Gymnastics, Weston super Mare

    Run by: Weston Aerobic Gymnastics

    A fun mixed ability session for boys and girls to learn the basics of gymnastics and a safe and friendly gymnastics club.

  • Boxing Taster sessions at Park It event

    FRI 29 AUG


    Park It!

    Moor Park, Preston

    Run by: Larches and Savick Fitness and Boxing Academy

    Various sports taster events, including boxing, with bouncy castles, face painting and free healthy snacks.

  • Just Play kickabout

    FRI 29 AUG

    FA Just Play: Benfield

    Benfield Sport Centre, Newcastle Upon Tyne

    Run by: Northumberland Football Association

    For adults aged 16 and over who just want a fun casual kick-about. Players can just turn up and play a game of football on a state of t…

  • Training event at Walderslade Judo Club

    FRI 29 AUG


    Free Judo Lessons

    Greenacre School, Chatham

    Run by: Walderslade Judo Club

    Come and try the Commonwealth and Olympic sport of judo. In celebration of the Commonwealth Games Walderslade Judo Club is offering be…

  • Our youth team playing cricket

    FRI 29 AUG

    Summer Youth Cricket Coaching

    Mopsies, Basildon

    Run by: The Basildon and Pitsea Cricket Club

    Cricket training for all ages and abilities; qualified coaching and a fun and friendly atmosphere. Age groups; U7 17:30 to 18:30, U9…

  • Junior squash coaching

    FRI 29 AUG

    Junior Squash Coaching

    Cardiff Squash Rackets Club, Cardiff

    Run by: Wales Squash and Racketball

    Interested in trying a new sport?

  • Playmaking

    FRI 29 AUG



    Wallisdown Recreation Ground, Poole

    Run by: YBall Sports Club

    Free and suitable for the whole family! yBall lets you invest as much or as little as you want. Played to music with the feferee also a…

  • photograph of ww1 entertainment

    FRI 29 AUG


    Dance, Dazzle and Draw

    Cartoon Museum, London

    Run by: Cartoon Museum

    Come for a jazz-inspired evening to celebrate 1914 Day by Day Cartoons, featuring dance lessons, free cocktails and comic lectures!

  • Signalmen using Morse code equipment in a...

    SAT 30 AUG


    Coded Communications - August

    York Castle Museum, York

    Run by: York Castle Museum

    Get involved with coded communications.

  • photograph of field communications during ww1

    SAT 30 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

    SAT 30 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.

  • Photograph of WWI vehicle

    SAT 30 AUG


    World War One Family day

    Northampton Museum and Art Gallery, Northampton

    Run by: Northampton Museum and Art Gallery

    First World War family commemoration activity day.

  • Dinosaurs Unleashed at the Eden Project

    SAT 30 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 …

  • Bat

    FRI 29 AUG


    Bioblitz - Mammals, Bats and Moths

    Haigh Hall, Wigan

    Run by: Greater Manchester Local Record Centre

    Set out mammal traps and moth traps to be collected the following morning Have a go at finding bats, learn how to use a bat monitor, ho…

  • Amazing acrobatic bat

    FRI 29 AUG

    Brilliant Bats Walk and Talk

    Loch of the Lowes, Dunkeld

    Run by: Scottish Wildlife Trust

    Learn more about bats on National Bat Night and try your hand at bat detecting.

  • Big eared townsend bat

    FRI 29 AUG

    Bat Walk

    Horniman Museum and Gardens, London

    Run by: Horniman Museum and Gardens

    A guided bat walk for adults.

  • Owl Evening

    FRI 29 AUG

    Owl Evening

    Thorndon Countryside Centre, Brentwood

    Run by: Essex Wildlife Trust

    Talk and live owl display in the centre.

  • Brueton Pond

    FRI 29 AUG

    Family Bat Night

    Parkridge Centre, Birmingham

    Run by: Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

    Join us on the reserve for a fantastic night exploring the world of bats.

  • Big eared townsend bat

    FRI 29 AUG

    Bat Walk

    Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust, Bristol

    Run by: Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust

    A dusk-to-dark adventure to see these amazing creatures flitting through the shadows.

  • Eclipse

    FRI 29 AUG

    Live Skies

    Centre for Life, Newcastle & Gateshead

    Run by: Centre for Life

    A live planetarium show with our experts.

  • Discover different bat species in the Royal Parks

    FRI 29 AUG

    A Walk in the Park: Bat Walk

    Isis Education Centre, London

    Run by: Royal Parks Foundation

    See and hear several different bat species during this wonderful chance to walk in the Royal Parks at night.

  • People on a Seaweeds and their Secrets walk

    SAT 30 AUG


    Seaweeds and their Secrets: Botany Bay

    Botany Bay, Broadstairs, Broadstairs

    Run by: Thanet Coast Project

    Walk and talk with Ian Tittley (Natural History Museum). Thanet's chalk reef is awash with algae - find out about seaweeds, uses and pr…

  • Discovering our retro games and devices

    SAT 30 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…

  • Wicked Wetlands

    SAT 30 AUG


    Ham Hill Wildlife Watch Club: Wicked WetlandsHam Hill Wildlife Watch Club: Wicked…

    Westhay Moor National Nature Reserve, West Hay

    Run by: Somerset Wildlife Trust

    Wander through our wetlands and explore the variety of wildlife that makes this watery world its home.

  • Live Science Shows

    SAT 30 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…

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