What's On

Apr
5
Sun
2020
10:00 am Online Catholic Sunday Mass @ online
Online Catholic Sunday Mass @ online
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Online Catholic Sunday Mass @ online
Mass is live streamed every Sunday from St Francis de Sales Wash Common at 10am. Parish priest Fr. Zbigniew Budyn, also covers Lady of Lourdes in Hungerford and members of both churches participate in the[...]
10:00 am Online Sunday Service followed b... @ online
Online Sunday Service followed b... @ online
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Online Sunday Service followed by coffee and Zoom chat from St George's and St John's in Newbury @ online
St George’s & St John’s benefice in Newbury are providing a joint service being broadcast on youtube here at 10am every Sunday: They are also hosting a Virtual Coffee, Tea and Biscuit Chat on at[...]
10:00 am Online Sunday Services from the ... @ online
Online Sunday Services from the ... @ online
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:15 am
Online Sunday Services from the Vicar of St Lawrence's Church in Hungerford @ online
St Lawrence’s are streaming a short act of worship each Sunday on their YouTube Channel. They are using Prayer During The Day as the service order. It is very short, say 10-15 minutes and everything you[...]
1:00 pm Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis A... @ online
Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis A... @ online
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis Allen @ online
Life Coach Lis Allen is going on-line to run free virtual events that are open to anyone to wants help creating calm out of chaos. Everyday at 1pm – Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis! Creating[...]
Apr
6
Mon
2020
1:00 pm Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis A... @ online
Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis A... @ online
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis Allen @ online
Life Coach Lis Allen is going on-line to run free virtual events that are open to anyone to wants help creating calm out of chaos. Everyday at 1pm – Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis! Creating[...]
Apr
7
Tue
2020
11:30 am Canine First Aid Q&A Event in ai... @ online
Canine First Aid Q&A Event in ai... @ online
Apr 7 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Canine First Aid Q&A Event in aid of Trindledown Farm @ online
Trindledown Farm NAWT is in desperate need of funds to look after their animals during this lockdown period. They are very grateful to local experts who have offered to share their skills in Zoom meetings.[...]
1:00 pm Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis A... @ online
Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis A... @ online
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis Allen @ online
Life Coach Lis Allen is going on-line to run free virtual events that are open to anyone to wants help creating calm out of chaos. Everyday at 1pm – Lockdown Lunch Online with Lis! Creating[...]

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.

Click the buttons below to go direct to each section.

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

Online Art Experiences with the Corn Exchange in Newbury.  

Sculpture & Ceramics with Diana Pattenden. Studio classes currently suspended but please contact Diana in Newbury about future courses or commissions.

 

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Photography

Please let us know of any online courses available.

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Food & Wine

Online recipes and nutrition tips for families to enjoy together from Flick at Ridgeway Nutrition

 Please let us know of any online courses available.

Music, Dance & Drama

Music & Dance

Online Singing and Beginner Piano Lessons with Music Teacher Alice Simmons near Marlborough.

Online Music Lessons with Hogan Music in Newbury.

Online Dance Experiences with the Corn Exchange in Newbury.  

 

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Drama

Online Drama Experiences with the Corn Exchange in Newbury.  Know someone who doesn’t have access to the internet? Let us know at getinvolved@cornexchangenew.co.uk and we will call them or post them some activities to enjoy.    

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Stretch the Mind

Maths and English classes from The Berkshire School of English – an online e-learning platform for Functional Skills Maths and English (years 7, 8 and 9) and GCSE Maths and English (Years 10 and 11) with interactive resources, tests and quizzes and mock tests.

 

 

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 learn@thevici.com or call 01635 44424.

Fun Spanish for Beginners Online If you are interested please email Maria in Hungerford on maria.leon@gennard.net

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.

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Business Skills

Free Distance Learning Business Courses from Newbury College

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Fitness

Stretch Strong Online live facebook vidoes with Connor from Herongate Club in Hungerford 

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

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Fitness for Elderly & Less Mobile

Please let us know of any online courses available.
 

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Life Skills

Please let us know of any online courses available.

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 gillian@mindful-medicine.co.uk , 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 Course on How to Conquer Misophonia (Selective Sound Sensitivity Syndrome or “4S”). Please contact Tara from Lasting Changes near Chilton Foliat on info@lastingchanges.co.uk to book.

Online coaching and healing/balancing for individuals and families with Caroline Dearlove in Wantage.

Mental Health Mates Newbury are providing online support at this time. Please follow them on facebook or contact Emma on mentalhealthmatesnewbury@gmail.com or 07960 844392

Online Jin Shin Jyutsu from Astrid at FlowsforLife near Marlborough. Book live 1:1 sessions with her here.

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 kim@kalmnkindyoga.co.uk 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.

Yoga Videos & Meditiation Tips with Jo at Real Me Yoga who teaches across West Berkshire and North Hampshire. Follow her on youtube or facebook.

Online Live Pilates Classes with experienced tutors available from wantagepilates.co.uk from Mon 30 Mar. Please call Julia on 07806 270207 for joining information.

Tai Chi & Martial Arts

Online Tai Chi with Kate Duncan who normally teaches in Thatcham, Kintbury and Marlborough.  Contact Kate on 07562 655877 or taichiwithkate@gmail.com 

Animals & Outdoor Adventure

Please let us know of any online courses available.

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Gardening

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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 getinvolved@cornexchangenew.co.uk 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 learn@thevici.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

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