Looking for online activities and courses during the coronavirus crisis? Browse through our easy-to-use guide to find a course that interests you. We will continue to add more courses over the coming weeks.
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These local colleges normally offer a wide range of leisure/professional courses. Check their websites to see what online/distance learning options they may introduce:
Newbury College ~ New College, Swindon ~ Abingdon & Witney (Grove)
Arts, Crafts & Sculpture
Music, Dance & Drama
Music & Dance
Online Drama Experiences with the Corn Exchange in Newbury. Know someone who doesn’t have access to the internet? Let us know at email@example.com and we will call them or post them some activities to enjoy.
Languages (including EFL/ESOL)
Online yet Face to Face Spanish Courses for beginners, improvers and private 1-2-1 sessions with Spanish Learning Club based in Kintbury. New students welcome to join existing courses. New complete beginner’s course starts Thurs 23 April (morning and evening sessions).
VICI Language Academy in Newbury is offering a great introductory package, with no subscription, of expert language tuition for just £67 (normally £197). You get three 45-minute 1:1 language lessons in the language of your choice ( French, Spanish, German, Italian, Mandarin, Japanese, Russian, Polish, Portuguese or English) on the iVici online platform PLUS six months access to Lingua Attack for games, assessments and videos to help you immerse yourself in the language. Offer ends 5pm on Fri 24 Apr. To sign up, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01635 44424.
Fun Spanish for Beginners Online If you are interested please email Maria in Hungerford on email@example.com
English classes from The Berkshire School of English – an online e-learning platform for Functional Skills English (years 7, 8 and 9) and GCSE English (Years 10 and 11) with interactive resources, tests and quizzes and mock tests.
Online Love Lotte Fitness fun but challenging core strength and fitness classes traditionally using the barre but now adapted for you to do at home with Bernie Kenna who teaches in Hungerford
Fitness Training Videos from Seeds2Glory near Hungerford
Fitness for Elderly & Less Mobile
Mindfulness, Healing & Mental Wellbeing
Online Mindfulness Meditation: monthly Sunday Restorative Meditation, Managing Stress Workshops, Meditation 1-2-1 and group available via Zoom with Gillian from Mindful Medicine. Book with firstname.lastname@example.org , 07840 620731. Also all welcome to join her free private Sleep Retreat Facebook group with daily mindfulness exercises and meditations and free Zoom Meditations Mondays @8.05pm and Thursdays @10.35am – email for details.
Online coaching and healing/balancing for individuals and families with Caroline Dearlove in Wantage.
Yoga & Pilates
Online Yoga with Kim 30 to 60 minute classes with Kim from Kalm Kind Yoga to help you continue to practice following safe & professional guidance. Kim has 15 years experience and normally teaches in Hampstead Norreys, Pangbourne and Tidmarsh. Contact Kim on email@example.com to book.
Online Yoga Classes with Beth from BeYoga who will focus on breathwork, slow and steady flows and relaxation. Beth normally teaches across West Berkshire.
Live streamed energising Morning Flow Yoga and soothing Evening Flow Yoga classes with Maura Barber-Oosterhuis at Tranquil Flow Yoga who normally teaches in West Berkshire.
Young Family Fun
Online Kids Activities with the Corn Exchange in Newbury. Know someone who doesn’t have access to the internet? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will call them or post them some activities to enjoy.
Vici Language School in Newbury is offering a special price on online French, Spanish, English, German, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin and Polish lessons for children: three 45-minute 1:1 language lessons on the iVici online platform (worth £97) AND three months access to the LanguageNut website with games and activities (worth £33). Total cost just £37 (with no ongoing subscription). Offer valid until 5pm 24 April 2020. To sign up contact email@example.com or 01635 44424.
Boogie Mites live interactive music-making for children up to 5 years Join Lizzie to put a smile on your face and help support your child’s development. All events will be posted on boogiemites.co.uk/in-your-area/newbury-hungerford/ and facebook.com/BoogieMitesNewbury
Bumps and Babes Videos from Hungerford and Area Family Centre