Things to do with kids in Cumbria

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Welcome back to a printed edition of Primary Times Cumbria, delivered to schools Monday 12th October, its lovely to be back with you! As venues start to re-open, please remember follow government advice to reduce the transmission of coronavirus in your community.

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Outdoor Events

Become a squirrel detective

12th October-23rd November 2020

Venue: Aria Falls

Address: near Watermillock, Penrith, CA11 0JS

We’re nuts about red squirrels at Aira Force. It’s one of the few remaining places in England where you can still see native red squirrels, we love them and we’re working hard to make Aira Force...

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Bustling with birds

12th October-23rd November 2020

Venue: Sandscale & Hawes National Nature Reserve

Address: Hawthwaite Lane, Roanhead Farm LA14 4QJ 

Experience the brilliance of birds at Sandscale Haws, from the towering song of the skylark in spring, to the crowds of waders in winter. Windswept beaches in winter time are good for blowing away the...

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Cows - our conservation heroes

12th October-23rd November 2020

Venue: Sandscale & Hawes National Nature Reserve

Address: Hawthwaite Lane, Roanhead Farm LA14 4QJ 

Cows are our conservation heroes. Look out for them grazing the dune grassland as you walk around the reserve. Without them, the sand dunes would be covered in a thick blanket of scrub.

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Discover the Fort

12th October-23rd November 2020

Venue: Birdoswald Roman Fort

Address: Gilsland, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 7DD

Explore the most impressive remaining defences of any fort along the Wall today. Follow the perimeter of the fort walls to find gates and watch towers, and be sure to stop off at the main east gate, which...

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Explore the landscape

12th October-23rd November 2020

Venue: Birdoswald Roman Fort

Address: Gilsland, Brampton, Cumbria, CA8 7DD

Look no further than the cliff edge to get a taste of the fort's surroundings. The vista over the Irthing valley will take your breath away. Once you've seen the view you won't be able to resist venturing...

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dreams

Primary Times explores the importance of a good night's sleep and how parents can make bedtime less of a battle.

Sing! Dance! Act!

Sing! Dance! Act!

Primary Times explores how the performing arts benefits our children, and how parents can get involved at home.

Right and Left

Right and Left

Primary Times teams up with The Sunflower Trust to explore left, right and mixed dominance in children’s brains.

... throw a great birthday party!

... throw a great birthday party!

Primary Times takes a look at ways to throw a great birthday party on a sensible budget.

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