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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…

  • Pond dipping at Rainton Meadows

    SAT 6 SEP

    FREE

    Pond Safari for Young Explorers

    Rainton Meadows, Houghton-lelSpring

    Run by: Durham Wildlife Trust

    Drop-in to discover the animals that live beneath the surface of the pond and have a go at finding one of our elusive water scorpions.

  • Shorne Woods playing area

    TUE 2 SEP

    Summer Holiday Activity Trail

    Shorne Woods Country Park, Gravesend

    Run by: Kent Country Parks

    Follow the clues, answer the questions and complete the trail to receive a prize.

  • Dinosaurs Unleashed at the Eden Project

    TUE 2 SEP

    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 …

  • A girl on a nature trail

    TUE 2 SEP

    Wildlife Games Treasure Trail

    RSPB Frampton Marsh, Boston

    Run by: RSPB

    As humans compete in the Commonwealth Games, find out about the fastest and strongest animals. Pick up an entry sheet from the visitor …

  • Girl painting a plate

    TUE 2 SEP

    Wildlife at Wollaton

    Wollaton Hall and Park, Nottingham

    Run by: Wollaton Hall and Park

    Family-friendly summer activities at Wollaton Hall and Park.

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

    TUE 2 SEP

    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…

  • Disability Gym

    TUE 2 SEP

    Disability Gym

    Bushfield Leisure Centre, Peterborough

    Run by: Vivacity Sports and Leisure Peterborough

    You will have access to the newly-refurbished gym facility and qualified instructors once a week where you can have a personal fitness …

  • Football boot on ball

    TUE 2 SEP

    FREE

    Walking Football - Just Play Kent

    Kicks Soccer Centre, Strood

    Run by: Kent FA

    Recreational walking football for anybody aged 18 years and above. Slow paced, minimal contact, ideal for all abilities.

  • Walkers

    TUE 2 SEP

    FREE

    Stroll in the Park

    Paisley Town Hall, Paisley

    Run by: Renfrewshire Council

    Joinus for a stroll in the park. Every second Tuesday at Paisley Town Hall at 11:00.

  • Photograph of people playing croquet

    TUE 2 SEP

    Anyone for Croquet?

    Castle Drogo (National Trust), Near Exeter

    Run by: Castle Drogo (National Trust)

    Have a go at Croquet!

  • Toddler on a gym mat.

    TUE 2 SEP

    Pre-school Gymnastics Classes

    Sutton School of Gymnastics, Mitcham

    Run by: Sutton School of Gymnastics

    Sutton School of Gymnastics coaches aim to develop each child to the best of their ability at their own pace. You can expect your child…

  • photogrpah of australian imperial force on the...

    TUE 2 SEP

    FREE

    Lunchtime Talk: Letters Home

    Bantock House Museum, Wolverhampton

    Run by: Bantock House Museum

    A talk with Q and A focusing on First World War letters.

  • Children listening to a story

    TUE 2 SEP

    Summer Storytelling on Brownsea Island

    Brownsea Island, Poole Harbour

    Run by: National Trust - Brownsea Island

    Take a break from your exploits around the island and listen to some island adventure stories. Every Tuesday throughout the summer holi…

  • Cannon at Fort William

    TUE 2 SEP

    Stories of The Fort

    Tourist Information Centre, Fort William

    Run by: The Highland Council

    Join the ranger on a circular walk from Fort William to Inverlochy.

  • Gallery tours at Bankfiled Museums

    TUE 2 SEP

    First World War Gallery Tours

    Bankfield Museum, Halifax

    Run by: Bankfield Museum

    Part of the First World War centenary commemorations.

  • Poppy

    TUE 2 SEP

    The Only Road for an English Man

    London Transport Museum, London

    Run by: London Transport Museum

    First World War Propaganda Posters.

  • photograph of London Motor Bus in WW1

    TUE 2 SEP

    First World War Propaganda Posters

    London Transport Museum, London

    Run by: London Transport Museum

    Part of the First World War centenary commemorations.

  • Moseley Bog & Joy's Wood Volunteers

    TUE 2 SEP

    FREE

    Moseley Bog and Joy's Wood Volunteer Day

    Moseley Bog and Joy's Wood, Birmingham

    Run by: The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country

    Come along to our volunteer day and help to maintain the reserve for people and wildlife. It's a great way to meet new people and see t…

  • Orton Moss Nature Reserve

    TUE 2 SEP

    FREE

    Conservation Work Party at Orton Moss Nature ReserveConservation Work Party at Orton Moss…

    Orton Moss, Carlisle

    Run by: Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Come and help us make a difference to this important Site of Special Scientific Interest. We will be carrying out tree felling and scru…

  • Summer Prehistoric Fun

    TUE 2 SEP

    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…

  • Girls pond dipping.

    TUE 2 SEP

    Pond Dipping

    RSPB Frampton Marsh, Boston

    Run by: RSPB

    Wonder at a weedy world of watery wildlife. Join your guide to have a go at seeing what lives in our pond. What will you find?

  • Dragonfly

    TUE 2 SEP

    FREE

    Family Activity Days - Flying Friends

    Hanbury Hall and Gardens - National Trust, Droitwich Spa

    Run by: Hanbury Hall and Gardens - National Trust

    Discover flying friends at our family activities day.

  • Hunting for bugs at Ilam Park

    TUE 2 SEP

    Summer Play Trail at Ilam Park

    National Trust Ilam Park, Ilam

    Run by: Ilam Park - National Trust

    Get outdoors, stretch your legs and explore Ilam Park in the Peak District! A self led family trail with clues to find and challenges t…

  • A Swarm of Ancient Stars

    TUE 2 SEP

    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!

  • Meteor shower

    TUE 2 SEP

    Seasonal Stargazing

    Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle & Gateshead

    Run by: Great North Museum: Hancock

    A planetarium show at the Great North Museum Hancock.

  • COBE's View of the Milky Way

    TUE 2 SEP

    Fragile Planet

    Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle & Gateshead

    Run by: Great North Museum: Hancock

    A planetarium show at Great North Museum Hancock.

  • Hubble Space Telescope

    TUE 2 SEP

    Dawn of the Space Age

    Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle & Gateshead

    Run by: Great North Museum: Hancock

    A planetarium show at the Great North Museum Hancock.

  • Eclipse

    TUE 2 SEP

    Stargazers

    Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow

    Run by: Glasgow Science Centre

    An interactive planetarium show at Glasgow Science Centre.

  • Moon set over earth

    TUE 2 SEP

    Infinity Express

    Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle & Gateshead

    Run by: Great North Museum: Hancock

    A planetarium show at the Great North Museum Hancock.

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