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  • Fun in the Gym with the Coaches and Gymnasts

    WED 20 AUG


    Gymnastics Taster Sessions

    Luton Gymnastics Club, Luton

    Run by: Luton Gymnastics Club

    Children are invited to take part in a session to experience recreational, artistic and rhythmic gymnastics activities and introduced t…

  • Swimmers getting read for a swim

    WED 20 AUG

    SwimFit - Training for Swim Britain and TriathlonsSwimFit - Training for Swim Britain and…

    The Stadium Health and Fitness Complex, Huddersfield

    Run by: The ASA

    Instructor led pool sessions for those thinking of enter SwimBritain!

  • Sea Kayacking on the Watersports Coast

    WED 20 AUG


    Troon Beach Watersports Coast

    Troon Beach Watersports Coast, Troon

    Run by: Ayrshire and Arran Tourism

    Troon is home to a number of beaches which are ideal for watersports enthusiasts. Many of the beaches are sandy with Barassie beach at …

  • Tennis

    WED 20 AUG

    Blackburn with Darwen Summer Multi Sports Camp 2014Blackburn with Darwen Summer Multi…

    Darwen Vale High School, Darwen

    Run by: BwD Sports Development

    Opportunity for young people age 5 to 14 to take part in sports including Tennis, Athletics and Netball. Expert Coaches will be on hand…

  • Athletics

    WED 20 AUG

    Athletics Summer Camps

    Chantry Middle School, Morpeth

    Run by: Northumberland Athletics Network

    As well as learning how to run, jump and throw like your heroes, there will be lots of fun games and goody bag for all. So sign up to o…

  • Young people sailing

    WED 20 AUG

    Summer Holiday Play Scheme

    Edgbaston Watersports, Birmingham

    Run by: Bear Creek Adventure Ltd

    Stuck for something for the children to do during the school holidays? We provide activities throughout the week for your children. We …

  • Visitors to Staveley Nature Reserve

    WED 20 AUG


    Family Fun Day

    Staveley Nature Reserve, Boroughbridge

    Run by: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

    Join us at this beautiful nature reserve for a whole host of fun activities for all the family.

  • Having fun

    WED 20 AUG

    Junior Explorers Holiday Club

    Juniper Hall, Dorking

    Run by: Field Studies Council

    Nature and environmental themed Holiday Clubs for kids ages 4 to 11 for three weeks in August. Our activity weeks are designed so that …

  • Shrew

    WED 20 AUG

    National Trust Mini Mammal Survey

    Hayburn Wyke, Scarborough

    Run by: National Trust North Yorkshire

    Help a National Trust Ranger undertake a survey of small mammals.

  • Looking closely at trees

    WED 20 AUG

    Reserve Rangers Challenge

    Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve, Fakenham

    Run by: Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve

    Fun challenges to complete on the reserve over the summer.

  • Live Science Shows

    WED 20 AUG


    Live Science Shows: Air and Flight

    Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium, Winchester

    Run by: Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium

    During the school holidays from 24 July to 1 September, Winchester Science Centre is offering an exciting programme of events including…

  • Children Pond dipping at Slimbridge

    WED 20 AUG

    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…

  • Summer Prehistoric Fun

    WED 20 AUG

    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…

  • STS-49 Launch

    WED 20 AUG


    Peake Season Summer - August

    National Space Centre, Leicester

    Run by: National Space Centre

    Do you have what it takes to be an astronaut?

  • Children investigating science out in the woods

    WED 20 AUG

    Super Science Discoverers

    Flatford Mill Field Centre, East Bergholt

    Run by: Flatford Mill Field Centre - Field Studies Council

    Don your safety goggles and spend the day investigating Science around Flatford Mill. Can you create a rocket worthy of going into spac…

  • Mars rover

    WED 20 AUG

    Summer Holidays - Mission to Mars

    Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Macclesfield

    Run by: Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

    Mission to Mars challenges - hands on activities for all at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

  • Dinosaurs Unleashed at the Eden Project

    WED 20 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 …

  • A Swarm of Ancient Stars

    WED 20 AUG

    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!

  • WW1 At Home

    WED 20 AUG


    WW1 At Home: Weymouth Carnival

    Weymouth Beach, Weymouth

    Run by: BBC World War One At Home

    Join BBC Radio Solent for World War One at Home events. Discover your connection to the War, unearth hidden stories from the Home Front…

  • photograph of german ww1 medal

    WED 20 AUG


    Stories from the War

    Leeds Museum Discovery Centre, Leeds

    Run by: Leeds Museum Discovery Centre

    Discover objects from the First World War.

  • A Land Girl chats with an American soldier,...

    WED 20 AUG


    Games from the Great War

    Walsall Museum, Walsall

    Run by: Walsall Museum

    Get involved with games from the Great War.

  • Signalmen using Morse code equipment in a...

    WED 20 AUG


    Coded Communications - August

    York Castle Museum, York

    Run by: York Castle Museum

    Get involved with coded communications.

  • photograph of field communications during ww1

    WED 20 AUG


    Joining Up - August

    York Castle Museum, York

    Run by: York Castle Museum

    Come along and get signed up to the army!

  • Women and children in Cologne waiting to get...

    WED 20 AUG


    Traditional Family Fun: Jigsaws

    IWM North, Manchester

    Run by: IWM North

    Join us for a fun-filled day of family activities related to the First World War.

  • Tennis

    WED 20 AUG


    Caryford Fitness and Leisure, Castle Cary

    Run by: 1610 Ltd

    Inspired by Wimbledon? Tennis is a great sport enjoyed by everyone, no matter what your age.

  • Girls riding horses

    WED 20 AUG

    Equestrian Fun Club

    Shopland Hall Equestrian Centre, Rochford

    Run by: Rochford District Council

    Fun Club is organised with beginners and inexperienced riders in mind and includes grooming and even washing your pony's tail ready for…

  • Children enjoying a mixture of Gymnastics

    WED 20 AUG

    Summer of Fun Gymnastics

    The BEST Centre, Burnley

    Run by: Burnley Enterprise of Sport and Training - The BEST Centre

    Summer of fun activities including gymnastics, trampoline and freestyle gymnastics similar to free running and parkour.

  • Sailing boats on the water.

    WED 20 AUG

    Taster Dinghy Sailing

    ESSA Water Activities Centre, Essex

    Run by: ESSA Water Activities Centre

    Come and try dinghy sailing.

  • Participants enjoying a Go Canoeing StarterSession

    WED 20 AUG

    Go Canoeing - Starter Session

    Adventure Okehampton, Devon

    Run by: Go Canoeing

    With the six-week school holidays in mind, it's the perfect time to start planning how to keep your family amused over the summer. Once…

  • Man and woman on bicyles

    WED 20 AUG

    Cycling 4 Health (Dobbs Weir to Hertford)Cycling 4 Health (Dobbs Weir to…

    Dobbs Weir, Hoddesdon

    Run by: EFDC Sports and Health Development

    Cycling 4 Health is a cycling programme aimed at helping people improve their health through cycling. Each week the ride location will …

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