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  • NE Harrier league - The start

    SUN 20 APR

    Run Along With The Royal Blues

    Silksworth Sports Complex, Sunderland

    Run by: Sunderland Harriers and Athletic Club

    If you're thinking about getting into running, or you're an established runner who is considering joining a club, why not come along to…

  • Cyclists

    SUN 20 APR


    7am Club Ride

    Tickhill Velo Club, Doncaster

    Run by: Tickhill Velo Club

    35 mile ride leaving Tickhill going to Clumber Park and then back to Tickhill.

  • A dog walking with its owner

    SUN 20 APR


    Top Dog

    Tottenham Marshes, London

    Run by: Lee Valley Regional Park

    Drop into our free dog handling clinic on Tottenham Marshes for individual advice and hands-on training in obedience, noise control, ag…

  • Girl with miners cage experiment

    SUN 20 APR

    Become a Mining Scientist

    Geevor Tin Mine Museum, Penzance

    Run by: Geevor Tin Mine Museum

    Become a scientist for the day at Geevor Tin Mine and have a go at all our mining science experiments placed throughout the site.

  • Dunlin

    SUN 20 APR

    Walking with Waders at Spurn

    Spurn National Nature Reserve, Hull

    Run by: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

    On this walk led by local bird expert, we'll be getting to grips with waders.

  • Volunteer repointing lock chamber wall

    SUN 20 APR

    Canal Restoration Volunteer

    Cotswold Canals, Stroud

    Run by: Inland Waterways Association

    Volunteers will be restoring 2 locks, Ham Mill Lock and Bowbridge Lock. They will undertake a wide variety of tasks, including removal …

  • Blackthorn blossom

    SUN 20 APR

    Put a Spring in your Step: Wildlife Activities for FamiliesPut a Spring in your Step: Wildlife…

    Pulborough Brooks, Pulborough

    Run by: RSPB

    Throughout the Easter holidays we'll have plenty to keep your brood busy with springtime quiz trails, wildlife bingo and activity packs…

  • Discover the story of chocolate

    SUN 20 APR

    Chocolate Unwrapped

    The Eden Project, St Austell

    Run by: Eden Project

    Unwrap a world of chocolate at the Eden Project and explore the rich story of this ‘food of the gods'. Our interactive trading game t…

  • Volunteers in Moseley Bog

    SUN 20 APR


    Moseley Bog and Joy's Wood Nature Reserve Volunteer DayMoseley Bog and Joy's Wood Nature…

    Moseley Bog and Joy's Wood, Birmingham

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

    Come and volunteer and experience the reserve in a new way. Learn new skills such as coppicing, meadow and wood management.

  • Children in Dove Cottage garden

    SUN 20 APR

    Springtime Treasure Trail

    Dove Cottage, Ambleside

    Run by: The Wordsworth Trust

    Use your detective skills as you explore Dove Cottage, the garden and the Wordsworth Museum to solve our springtime treasure trail and …

  • Ducklings

    SUN 20 APR


    Capture the Bunny

    RSPB Titchwell Marsh, Titchwell

    Run by: RSPB Titchwell Marsh

    The naughty Easter bunny has stolen all the Easter eggs, visit RSPB Titchwell Marsh and help find them. Fun self-guided walk. £1.00 pe…

  • Searching for hidden gems at Whisby

    SUN 20 APR

    The Great Whisby Easter Egg Hunt

    Whisby Nature Park, Nr Lincoln

    Run by: Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

    The popular Whisby Easter Egg Hunt is back for 2014! Prize for each completed trail leaflet. Please note this is a self-guided trail a…

  • X-rays

    SUN 20 APR


    Making It... at the Museum

    National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

    Run by: National Museum of Scotland

    This brand new interactive display takes centre stage in the Museum's Grand Gallery for this year's Festival.

  • Photo of bunsen burner flame types

    SUN 20 APR

    Easter Science Trail

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham

    Run by: The Observatory Science Centre

    Our alternative to an Easter Egg Hunt!

  • The Rainhill Trials Railway Race game

    SUN 20 APR


    Power: From Muscle to Machine

    The Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

    Run by: Museum of Science and Industry

    Discover how we have created, harnessed and used power over time. See how machinery has pumped, whizzed and propelled Manchester into l…

  • Intrepid Explorers watch out for nature.

    SUN 20 APR

    Nature's Stage

    Eureka! The National Children's Museum, Halifax

    Run by: Eureka! The National Children's Museum

    Watch nature's stage spring to life across our galleries. We're going on a bear hunt, seeing what happens when the Spring Fairy brings …

  • photograph of taxidermy workshop

    SUN 20 APR

    Rabbit Taxidermy

    MadLab, Northern Quarter

    Run by: MadLab

    Hop to it and join MadLab and Margot Magpie for a two-day rabbit taxidermy course.

  • Exploring the virtual maze

    SUN 20 APR

    Easter Bytes

    The National Museum of Computing, Milton Keynes

    Run by: The National Museum of Computing

    Digital fun, games and competitions for the whole family. Get hands-on with computers to search the virtual maze, build and use compute…

  • Ford V8 and Leyland TD7 bus

    SUN 20 APR

    Open Day at Lincolnshire Road Transport MuseumOpen Day at Lincolnshire Road Transport…

    Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum, Lincoln

    Run by: Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society

    A chance to see, hear and travel on many of our historic vehicles in action. Buses and cars will be on the road and offering rides.

  • Belsay Hall

    SUN 20 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens, Nr Morpeth

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Brodsworth Hall

    SUN 20 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Brodsworth Hall and Gardens, Doncaster

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Housesteads Roman Fort

    SUN 20 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Housesteads Roman Fort, Hexham

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Carlisle Castle

    SUN 20 APR

    Easter Adventure Quest

    Carlisle Castle, Carlisle

    Run by: English Heritage - North of England

    Adventurers wanted! Meet characters from the past with stories of times gone by - maybe a king, a butler, a Roman centurion or even a m…

  • Cooks Cottage

    SUN 20 APR


    Blakemoorgate Cottages Open Days

    The Stiperstones National Nature Reserve, Minsterley

    Run by: Natural England

    Visit the recently restored 19th century squatter cottages to see how some of the miners and their families lived.

  • Cyclist in the woods.

    SUN 20 APR


    9am Club Ride

    Tickhill Velo Club, Doncaster

    Run by: Tickhill Velo Club

    35 to 45 mile ride. Route has been selected on the skill level of riders who turn up.

  • Girl with tennis racquet

    SUN 20 APR


    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…

  • Longhorns Kick-Off 2013 Season

    SUN 20 APR

    American Football Practice : Lanarkshire Longhorns Junior AFCAmerican Football Practice : Lanarkshire…

    Beltane Park, Wishaw

    Run by: Lanarkshire Longhorns American Football Club

    Weekly practice session for Lanarkshire Longhorns Junior American Football team. Anyone aged 16 to 18 is welcome to come along and try…

  • American Football Kitted Tackle

    SUN 20 APR

    Edinburgh Wolves Juniors Kitted American Football Age 16-19Edinburgh Wolves Juniors Kitted American…

    Queensferry Rugby Club, South Queensferry

    Run by: Edinburgh Wolves Juniors

    Kitted American Football for the Edinburgh Wolves Junior team (Age 16 -19). Play American Football, get coached and learn the plays bef…

  • Beach Tennis Brighton

    SUN 20 APR

    Beach Tennis

    Brighton Sand Court, Brighton

    Run by: Beach Tennis UK

    Beach Tennis combines tennis, volleyball and badminton, played on same size court as volleyball, net height is 1.7m. Scoring is the sam…

  • Lawn bowls

    SUN 20 APR


    Bowls Open Mornings

    Bush Hill Park Bowls Club, Enfield

    Run by: Bush Hill Park Bowls Tennis and Social Club

    Lawn bowls for beginners of all ages.

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