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  • Leader of the pack

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    Junior Rugby Union Training

    Keyworth Rugby Football Club, Nottingham

    Run by: Keyworth Rugby Union Football Club

    Rugby Union training for juniors aged 6 to 17. Come down and have some active fun and meet new friends. All our coaches are RFU trained…

  • Table Tennis

    SUN 26 OCT

    Table Tennis Coaching

    Sandylands Sports Centre, Skipton

    Run by: Skipton Table Tennis Club

    Coaching by a Level 2 English Table Tennis Coach times are variable contact the club for more details. Saturdays for experienced, Sund…

  • Anson Museum Entrance

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    Demonstrations of Old Crafts

    Anson Engine Museum, Poynton

    Run by: Anson Engine Museum

    Come and explore some of our old crafts.

  • Watching pink-footed geese at sun rise

    SUN 26 OCT

    Goose Breakfast

    Montrose Basin Visitor Centre, Angus

    Run by: Scottish Wildlife Trust

    Enjoy the spectacle of thousands of pink-footed geese on the basin at dawn. Return to the visitor centre for breakfast and a question …

  • Participants enjoying a Go Canoeing Guided Tour

    SUN 26 OCT

    Go Canoeing Guided Tour - Discover LondonGo Canoeing Guided Tour - Discover…

    Kayaking London, London

    Run by: Go Canoeing

    Experience the River Thames, one of the most iconic stretches of water.

  • Breeze bike rides for women

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    Local Road Ride

    Birkenshaw Barr, Bradford

    Run by: British Cycling

    Breeze bike rides: fun, sociable bike rides for women and children.

  • Juniors selected for County training

    SUN 26 OCT

    Junior Hockey Sessions

    Magnus Community Sports Centre, Newark

    Run by: Newark Hockey Club

    Hockey for anyone aged 5 to 18 years old as part of Newark Hockey Club's junior and academy training sessions.

  • Junior Squash Coaching

    SUN 26 OCT

    Junior Squash Coaching

    Rhiwbina Squash Club, Cardiff

    Run by: Wales Squash and Racketball

    Interested in trying a new sport?

  • Sky Ride Local

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    Let's Ride Further - Arcadian Kent ExplorerLet's Ride Further - Arcadian Kent…

    Bexley Station Car Park, Bexley

    Run by: British Cycling

    Sky Ride Local: organised bike rides offering the best routes, the friendliest ride leaders and some cracking places to visit.

  • Sky Ride Local

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    Let's Ride Further - Satisfying the Sweet SensationLet's Ride Further - Satisfying the…

    Sheffield Institute of Sport, Sheffield

    Run by: British Cycling

    Sky Ride Local: organised bike rides offering the best routes, the friendliest ride leaders and some cracking places to visit.

  • Girl with tennis racquet

    SUN 26 OCT

    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…

  • Nordic Walking

    SUN 26 OCT

    Nordic Walking

    Severn Valley Country Park, Bridgnorth

    Run by: Severn Valley Country Park

    Join us for a series of Nordic Walking sessions. Under the instruction of a qualified instructor, enjoy this full body exercise which i…

  • Driving along the glen on a Landrover Safari

    SUN 26 OCT

    Morning Landrover Safari

    Glencoe Visitor Centre, Glencoe

    Run by: The National Trust for Scotland

    Let us transport you through Glencoe and Glen Etive, going slightly off the beaten track. We'll give you three hours of history, geolog…

  • Carnegie Heritage Centre in the summer

    SUN 26 OCT

    Hull's Forgotten Heroes

    Carnegie Heritage Centre Ltd., Kingston Upon Hull

    Run by: Carnegie Heritage Centre Ltd

    Looking at Street Shrines, Transport, Widows and Orphans, Spanish Flu, Shot at Dawn, Hospitals, Memorials and Unknown Soldiers not forg…

  • Poppy

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    October Half Term Activities

    IWM Duxford, Duxford

    Run by: IWM Duxford

    Our October half term activities look at the dawn of aerial warfare and the increase in the use of aircraft at the start of the First W…

  • Pens

    SUN 26 OCT

    Trent to Trenches: Great War Art Weekend oneTrent to Trenches: Great War Art Weekend…

    Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham

    Run by: Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

    Art workshops, guided talks and 'meet the artist' events inspired by the Great War and the Trent to Trenches exhibition.

  • photograph of bodiam castle

    SUN 26 OCT

    Folklore and Traditions of Medieval EnglandFolklore and Traditions of Medieval…

    Bodiam Castle - National Trust, Nr Robertsbridge

    Run by: Bodiam Castle - National Trust

    Visit the castle in the crisp autumn air and discover the folklore and traditions around this fabled month.

  • photograph of ww1 biplane

    SUN 26 OCT

    First World War Model Make and Take

    Royal Air Force Museum, London

    Run by: Royal Air Force Museum

    Come along and make a First World War model plane!

  • The Avenue Washlands

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    Reserve Work Party, The Avenue Washlands

    The Avenue Washlands, Chesterfield

    Run by: Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

    Join our volunteer team at the Avenue.

  • Bird watchers at College Lake. Photo by Martyn...

    SUN 26 OCT

    The Great Bird Race

    College Lake, Tring

    Run by: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

    Join us at College Lake Nature Reserve for a fun and very different challenge. In teams of 3 to 5 people spend 4 hours exploring the re…

  • Children exploring in the woodland

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    Repulsive Plants and Frightening Foods

    RHS Harlow Carr, Harrogate

    Run by: Royal Horticulture Society Garden Harlow Carr

    This October half-term, discover the world of repulsive plants! Get close to the meat-eaters, join the horrible plant trail, make some…

  • Young girl photographing Fly Algaric fungi

    SUN 26 OCT

    Fungal Foray Walk

    RSPB Coombes and Churnet, Leek

    Run by: RSPB

    Our annual fungi walk will take you around the beautiful woodlands of Coombes in search for mushrooms, toadstools and all things fungal…

  • Boy peering through sides of a wooden den

    SUN 26 OCT

    October Half Term Family Fun

    RHS Garden Wisley, Woking

    Run by: RHS Garden Wisley

    Join us for a week of repulsive plants and frightening food!

  • Pumpkins

    SUN 26 OCT

    Pumpkin Fest: October Half Term

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre, Burscough

    Run by: Martin Mere Wetland Centre

    With October half term already creeping up on us we have loads of activities going on at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre for the whole f…

  • MegaMenger

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    MegaMenger

    The Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

    Run by: Museum of Science and Industry

    Help us build the world's largest fractal.

  • Salford sci-fest

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    Salford Sci-fest

    University of Salford, MediaCityUK, Salford Quays

    Run by: Museum of Science and Industry

    Make seedbombs, see flashes and bangs, find out about diseases and how they spread, hear about DNA and much more.

  • Van De Graff Generator

    SUN 26 OCT

    October Half Term Activities

    Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, Winchester

    Run by: Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

    Winchester Science Centre is offering an exciting programme of events including; six live science shows a day with different topics and…

  • STS-49 Launch

    SUN 26 OCT

    Something in the Air Daily Live Science ShowsSomething in the Air Daily Live Science…

    Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, Winchester

    Run by: Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

    Come along and learn all about the science of flight in this live show.

  • Pi: Platform for Investigation-people in lab coats

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    Pi: Platform for Investigation

    The Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

    Run by: Museum of Science and Industry

    Immerse yourself in live science, on-gallery experiments, discussions with scientists and much more. What will you discover?

  • Sunspots and  Prominences

    SUN 26 OCT

    FREE

    Observing the Sun with ESAS

    De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea

    Run by: East Sussex Astronomical Society

    ESAS will have its solar telescopes on the South terrace of the De La Warr Pavillion to observe solar prominences and sunspots.

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