Fun online activities to support your wellbeing during lockdown
These activities have been developed and designed by our very own instructors to ensure you are keeping connected while staying safe.
So if you enjoy dance classes or would like to test your knowledge with an interactive quiz, join one of our online sessions via Zoom, the easy to use video-calling app.
Places on these sessions are limited so you should contact the organiser to book as early as possible to avoid disappointment!
Monday 19 April
11am – 11:45am
During this stressful time it can be hard to find peace. Join us for a relaxation session that will bring a great start to the beginning of your week.
To join the Monday morning Relaxation session, please email Matthew.Campbell@unitedresponse.org.uk
Live radio football talk show
2pm – 2.30pm
Every Monday, the Community Network will be going live from their Hub in Kent to discuss the weekend’s football.
You can listen live via this link: https://urcommunitynetwork.airtime.pro/#
Sing a long
3pm – 3.30pm
Everybody likes a song! Join us on Monday afternoons for a karaoke-style sing a long session, guaranteed to lift your spirits.
To join, please email: Mark.Stone@unitedresponse.org.uk
4pm – 5pm
Learn to make pottery with us!
Please email Matthew.Campbell@unitedresponse.org.uk for booking.
Tuesday 20 April
Zoom Garden and Eco University
All around United Response, we have some amazing eco-projects from farms and allotments to our Incredible Edible Project – planting free fruit, veg and herbs along the high street.
We will be showing you some of our projects and sharing our tips so you can be part of the Happy Green Revolution!
This week we will be making bird feeders and bird feed.
For this you will need:
- Empty bottles
- Yoghurt pots
- 1 part lard
- 2 part seeds
To join the session, please email Joanne.Sidders@unitedresponse.org.uk
Happy News Newsround
4pm – 5pm
Join us for a weekly catch up about good news stories from across United Response.
Please email Joanne.Sidders@unitedresponse.org.uk to join in.
6pm – 8pm
A weekly social group with a variety of online activities. Join your friends for a catch up.
Please email Jackie.MacKinney@unitedresponse.org.uk to join in.
Wednesday 21 April
11.30am – 1pm
Lockdown is a perfect time to learn a new skill. Katie will be hosting a cooking club.
This week they will be making vegetable lunchtime slices.
For a list of this week’s ingredients, please email Joanne.Sidders@unitedresponse.org.uk
*New* That’s the point – Stanley Picker art session
1pm – 3pm
This is a three-week series of creative workshops led by artist and poet Maria Val De Los Rios and Stanley Picker Gallery.
To join the workshops, please email Matthew.Campbell@unitedresponse.org.uk
*New* – EGGcitement to chirpy cheeping
2pm – 2.45pm
The Harlequin Heroes have some baby chicks ready to hatch, so join them on Zoom to watch the chicks live!
To join and receive some free EGGcellent resources, please email Matthew.Campbell@unitedresponse.org.uk
3pm – 4pm
Join us for an online house party hosted by our resident DJ.
DJ Phil will be bringing some old school classics for you to party along with.
To join DJ Phil’s Zoom, please email Matthew.Campbell@unitedresponse.org.uk
Thursday 22 April
Keep fit with Kat
11am – 11.45am
Kat, from Fit Strong Free, will be delivering her weekly fitness session for all abilities so you can stay fit whilst staying at home.
Please email Matthew.Campbell@unitedresponse.org.uk to take part in Keep fit with Kat.
4pm – 5pm
Each week, a different area will be hosting a special event – for example quizzes, virtual horse racing or Family Fortunes.
If you’d like to take part, please email Matthew.Campbell@unitedresponse.org.uk
5.30pm – 6.30pm
During this stressful time it can be hard to find peace. Join us for a relaxation session that will hopefully be a positive start to your evening.
To sign up, please email Matthew.Campbell@unitedresponse.org.uk
Friday 23 April
Speak as 1 Politics group
1pm – 2pm
Join us for our bi-weekly politics group. Here we will be discussing issues such as the government’s response to COVID 19, as well as local and national politics.
If you’d like to take part in the Speak as 1 Politics group, please email Matthew.Campbell@unitedresponse.org.uk
Friday Fun with mini quiz
2pm – 3pm
Join The Community Network for some Friday afternoon fun.
We will be hosting mini quizzes and having fun playing games.
To join, please email Helen.Lawrence@unitedresponse.org.uk
3pm – 4pm
We will be creating art work that you can do from your front room. Please email in advance to ensure you have the right equipment for the session.
Please email Matthew.Campbell@unitedresponse.org.uk for book a place at the Friday afternoon Art Attack session.
UR Talent Show
4pm – 5pm
Have you got a voice like an angel? Or can you tell jokes?
Join us every Friday for our Talent Show! In this warm and friendly environment, you can be whoever you want.
To take part, please email Mark.Stone@unitedresponse.org.uk