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Local groups offering online activities

Local groups offering online activities

Virtual Village Hall

The Virtual Village Hall is a programme of themed online activities designed to enjoy at home – https://www.royalvoluntaryservice.org.uk/virtual-village-hall/

Long Eaton Community Gardens

Join them on Facebook for the veg growing challenge!https://www.facebook.com/longeatoncommunitygarden/

Long Eaton All Media Art Club

Streaming live drawing lessons – https://www.facebook.com/artinle/

Long Eaton Art Rooms

Printable colouring sheets available on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/longeatonartroom/

Derbyshire County Council 

Derbyshire County Council have free e-books, e-magazines, e-audiobooks and e-newspapers available on their website, to access these please go to the Derbyshire County Council website.

Live Life Better Derbyshire Online Support Groups

Live Life Better Derbyshire are now offering Facebook support groups.

They will be offering top tips, answering questions and running live chats with their advisers throughout the week.

You need to be an existing client to access these and will be asked a few questions before you are able to join the group.

To join the stop smoking group visit the page  and request to become a member.

To join the weight management group visit the page and request to become a member.

Derbyshire LGBT+

Although face to face work is suspended, Derbyshire LGBT+ are still offering online support including online drop ins using zoom. For more information please visit the Derbyshire LGBT+ website.

Local History Café

Local history cafe is moving online

The Local History Café has moved online, they are offering heritage and wellbeing (online) get-togethers. They are holding live heritage presentations, quizzes, story sharing, interviews and more.

To join search for ‘Local History Café Online’ on Facebook.

Arts Derbyshire – Project for Housebound Older Adults

Older adults aged 65+ are being invited to take part in a new project – ‘A Necklace of Stars’.  This is an Arts Council collaboration between Arts Derbyshire, DCC Public Health and Derbyshire Libraries. For more information please go to https://arthur-martha.com/portfolio/a-necklace-of-stars.

Trauma Sensitive Yoga

A specialised and unique form of yoga for individuals with chronic post-traumatic disorder or complex trauma.  During these challenging times Penn Yoga are offering trauma sensitive yoga classes online. Please see the leaflet below for more information.

Trauma Sensitive Yoga Classes Online

Derventio Housing Trust

Derventio has created a booklet filled with activities, tips and ideas to stay healthy and busy during lockdown.

The Wellness Society

The Wellness Society have created a free Coronavirus anxiety workbook to help manage stress and anxiety during difficult times. The workbook can be downloaded from the Wellness Society website.