A free science-themed day at Bradford Industrial Museum is being held for families on May Bank Holiday Monday.
The museum’s annual ‘Grand Day Out’ event will feature family activities and presentations on the theme of science and technology in every day life – from work to entertainment.
Activities, running from 10-4pm on Monday 1 May, will include a workshop by Sublime Science explaining how science can seem like magic.
Zoolab’s animal rangers will also visit to explain the biology of plants and animals. Children will be able to carry out experiments in the museum’s galleries and make models using principles of physics and chemistry.
There will be craft activities, trails, demonstrations and working machinery in the museum’s Victorian Spinning Mill, Motive Power Gallery and Blacksmith’s workshop.
Places are available for the latest children’s healthy lifestyle programme due to start in Bradford on 1st October.
The free course, run by Bradford Council, will help children and parents find out how they can eat more healthily and become more physically active by supporting them to make small but effective lifestyle changes.
The children will also participate in fun physical activity sessions each week.
Participants need to be aged between 5 and 11 and will need to be accompanied by a parent or carer.
The 9 week programme runs from the Karmand Community Centre on Barkerend Road, BD3, between 5-7pm on Thursdays.
Anyone wanting more information or wanting to take part can call 01274 435387.
Lydia Worton from Bradford Council’s Health Improvement Team said: “This is a great chance for parents or carers who are concerned about their child’s weight, or simply wish to learn how to become healthier, to take some positive action.
“The programme is about empowering children and their parents by giving them the knowledge to make the right lifestyle choices by making small changes in your lifestyle.”
“Making lots of small changes can make a different to their health and wellbeing.”
Bradford City FC Community Foundation are pleased to be hosting their ever-popular football camps this October half term.
Children will need a packed lunch, drinks and to be dressed ready for football and appropriate to whatever the weather is like on the day! All staff are minimum FA Level 2 qualified, trained in emergency aid and hold an advanced CRB check.
Bradford Council is offering children within the Bradford area the chance to try out new sports this October half-term at BASE Camps at three sites across the district.
Bactive Sport and Exercise camps will be run at Richard Dunn Sports Centre and Nab Wood Sports Centre. Children between the ages of five and 13 can try out a host of new sports, as well as practising the sports they love.
Indoor only football, basketball, tennis and athletics will be on offer as well as some lesser practised sports such as handball, trampolining and dodge ball.
Further information can be found on the Base Camps flyer.