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  • Hockey

    MON 28 JUL

    Commonwealth Sports Week

    Milnes High School, Fochabers

    Run by: Moray Council

    The Commonwealth Sports Week will see participants taking part in the following sports throughout the week; athletics, badminton, hocke…

  • Training event at Walderslade Judo Club

    MON 28 JUL


    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…

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

    TUE 29 JUL


    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…

  • Children painting

    FRI 1 AUG

    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.

  • 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.

  • Children Pond dipping at Slimbridge

    MON 28 JUL

    Nature Explorers

    WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Slimbridge

    Run by: Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust Slimbridge Wetland Centre

    This summer set sail on a voyage of discovery through our wetlands. Investigate British wildlife and habitats with fun activities which…

  • A girl doing some painting

    MON 28 JUL

    Drawing, Dipping and Discovery Day

    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.

  • Combe Martin Beach

    MON 28 JUL

    Rock Pool Rambles

    Combe Martin Museum, Combe Martin

    Run by: Combe Martin Museum

    Finding familiar seashore animals, learning about their unusual behaviour and seeking out more secretive animals.

  • Dinosaurs Unleashed at the Eden Project

    MON 28 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 …

  • A girl on a nature trail

    MON 28 JUL

    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 …

  • Platform at Bowness on Solway

    MON 28 JUL


    Conservation Work Party at Bowness-on-Solway Nature ReserveConservation Work Party at…

    Bowness on Solway, Carlisle

    Run by: Cumbria Wildlife Trust

    Bowness-on-Solway is an old gravel pit that has become a wonderful site for wildlife, despite its relatively small size.

  • Summer Prehistoric Fun

    MON 28 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…

  • Moon set over earth

    MON 28 JUL

    Space Hunters

    Techniquest, Cardiff

    Run by: Techniquest

    A planetarium show for younger children.

  • photograph of the lovell telescope at jodrell bank

    MON 28 JUL


    Summer Holidays - Big Telescopes Week

    Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Macclesfield

    Run by: Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

    Come along and learn all about our telescope!

  • COBE's View of the Milky Way

    MON 28 JUL

    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!

  • Wildlife gardner in the nuttery building habitats

    MON 28 JUL


    Nature Nuttery Habitat Building

    Washington Old Hall, Washington

    Run by: National Trust Washington Old Hall

    Join us for bug investigating and habitat building.

  • Walk

    TUE 29 JUL


    Woodland Wander

    Colin Glen Forest Park, Belfast

    Run by: Belfast Hills Partnership

    Join ranger and nature enthusiast Paul Bennett as he presents the wonder of Colin Glen Forest Park on a woodland wander.

  • Sun and moon

    TUE 29 JUL

    Violent Sun, Space Weather

    South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre, Chichester

    Run by: South Downs Planetarium and Science Centre

    A special show about the nearest star and its violent tantrums.

  • Family exploring Dove Cottage

    MON 28 JUL

    Summer Treasure Trail

    Dove Cottage, Ambleside

    Run by: The Wordsworth Trust

    The Treasure Trails encourage families to explore Dove Cottage, the Wordsworth Museum and the gardens. Solve the riddles or find the lo…

  • Periscope rifle Gallipoli

    MON 28 JUL


    Do You Have What it Takes to Serve in the WW1 British Army?Do You Have What it Takes to Serve in…

    Action Stations at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth

    Run by: Action Stations at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

    Come to Action Stations at Portsmouth Historic Dockyard to find out!

  • photograph of field communications during ww1

    MON 28 JUL


    Joining Up - July

    York Castle Museum, York

    Run by: York Castle Museum

    Come along and get signed up to the army!

  • View of one of the World War One displays

    MON 28 JUL

    World War One Trail

    Newark Air Museum, Newark

    Run by: Newark Air Museum

    During the summer school holiday young people (5 to 16 years) visiting Newark Air Museum can participate in a search around the museum …

  • New Zealand machine gunners fitting machine...

    MON 28 JUL

    Soldiers' School

    Wrest Park - English Heritage, Luton

    Run by: Wrest Park - English Heritage

    A World War One themed activity at Wrest Park.

  • Nymans Explorer Trail

    MON 28 JUL

    The Great War: Explorers Trail

    Nymans Gardens, Haywards Heath

    Run by: Nymans

    Come along to Nymans and join in with our Explorers Trail. The theme is The Great War and will try to solve the hidden WW1 secrets in t…

  • Young women learnng to sail.

    MON 28 JUL

    Active Sail Week

    Southampton Water Activities Centre, Southampton

    Run by: Active Nation

    Climb aboard, because SWAC is a great place to start! The Active Sail beginners course is a fun introduction to sailing. This five day …

  • Rowing

    MON 28 JUL

    Hounslow Inspired - Rowing

    University of London Boathouse, London

    Run by: London Youth Rowing

    A three week project to deliver free on water sessions.

  • A neat row of sailors

    MON 28 JUL

    RYA Dinghy Sailing and Windsurfing CoursesRYA Dinghy Sailing and Windsurfing…

    Berkshire Sail Training, Reading

    Run by: Berkshire Sail Training Centre

    RYA courses provided for people of all ages and abilities. Whether you're a beginner or somebody looking to move on as far as instructo…

  • Badminton racket

    MON 28 JUL


    Fulham Foundation Health Champions

    Surrey Sports Park, Guildford

    Run by: Fulham FC Foundation

    A variety of sporting activities including Badminton,Football,Table Tennis,Indoor Climbing,in addition to healthy lifestyle workshops f…

  • Female althlete in mid-air

    MON 28 JUL

    Startrack Athletics Coaching Camps 2014

    Yeovil Athletics Arena, Yeovil

    Run by: South Somerset District Council

    Startrack Athletics sessions for 8-14 year olds to develop and learn about track and field events under the supervision of qualified co…

  • Gym class doing star jumps.

    MON 28 JUL

    Gymnastics Course

    Sutton School of Gymnastics, Mitcham

    Run by: Sutton School of Gymnastics

    Summer Holiday gymnastics courses for complete beginners to competitive gymnasts.

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