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1. Bjorn the polar bear and his handler Ursula, pictured above, will be at W5 in Belfast today at 2pm and 3.30pm ( uk). While Bjorn mingles with the audience, Ursula explains how to keep on the right side of the predator.

2. There's a week of activities at the Alnwick Garden, Northumberland, starting today (, with storytelling, puppet-making and craft workshops.

3. Inspire the kids at Explore At-Bristol this Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday (, where they can meet top coaches and players to see what it takes to be a sporting champion.

4. Film-lovers have a treat in store with the opening of the Movieum of London on Friday in County Hall (, where they can go behind the scenes of film-making.

5. National Nest Box Week is celebrated at two locations in Kent. From tomorrow until Friday, visitors to Sissinghurst Castle can build nest boxes for dormice ( On Wednesday and Thursday at Bedgebury Pinetum children can try bird-watching (