LOOKING for something different to try this week. Here are five great activities to get stuck into...

Super scarecrows

A FANTASTIC feast of family fun is coming to Bromley Cross this week with a sensational scarecrow trail.

The trail, featuring dozens of creatively designed scarecrows, is being held by The Last Drop and opens this Friday until June 2.

Budding teams of scarecrow hunters can pick up a map from The Last Drop Tea Shop to guide you around the trail and help you spot of the incredible creations.

There is also a competition for the best designed scarecrow in several categories and entries are still open. Prizes include a family carvery and special treat, afternoon tea with Prosecco and spa guest passes.

The winner of each category will be announced via social media on Monday 3rd June.

For more information or to enter your design visit www.lastdropvillage.co.uk/discover/whats-on/scarecrow-trail.

The circus is in town

LET yourself be dazzled by the bright lights of the circus as Circus Funtasia returns to Victoria Park, Swinton.

The show includes fun for all the family, from hilarious comedy to fearless fire-eating and death-defying feats of acrobatics, jaw-dropping motorcycle tricks, talented gymnasts and jugglers.

For tickets visit www.circusfuntasia.co.uk or call 07706 168507.

Explore an ancient martial art

EXPLORE the defensive, health and medical benefits of the ancient Chinese martial art of Tai Chi at free sessions.

The fortnightly events are run by Age UK and offer a more gentle form of exercise but attendees can build up to more challenging moves.

To join in head down to Westhoughton Library from 12pm to 12.45pm on May 20.

For more information call the library on 01942 634640.

Slice and a cuppa

HELP beat dementia and enjoy a tasty cake and brew in the process.

A Dementia Action Coffee Morning is being held a Breightmet Library from 10am to 1pm on May 21.

The event is free to attend and there will be selection of homemade cakes, buns and treats to enjoy as well as tea and coffee, for a donation.

Fund raised will go to the Alzheimer’s Society.

Walk for club

PUT your best walking legs on and help support staff at Bolton Wanderers on a fundraising walk.

The event will start at 2pm on May 25 and set off from the old Burnden Park site next to the University of Bolton Stadium.

Fans and participants are invited to wear the club’s colours.

All cash raised will go supporting unpaid members of Wanderers’ staff.

For more information and to register your interest, visit the BWFCandProud Facebook page.

Donations can also be made through their JustGiving page.