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We may be stuck in the house much of the time due to lockdown and unable to participate in our normal social activities, but that's no reason to give them up completely. Thanks to the internet you can participate in local events using your smart phone or a computer. Most of the events use apps like Zoom or Facetime but they are very easy to use with a little practice and the organisers are very keen to help. Just click on the links below for more details of each event and keep visitng this page we'll be adding more as they get started:

Online Crafts from Monday 18th May at 2pm This is local group based at the Linskill Centre and Charlotte the organiser would love you to contact her via Email charlotte@linskill.org or Text 07561 778 827. Please get in touch to join in via ZOOM and get the list of materials to make your own God's Eye Craft Perfect for hanging in your windows or just join in for FREE for the crafty chat.

Lockdown Coffee with Charly Also based at the Linskill Centre and organised by Charly (Charlotte). This is an informal group chat which takes place on Fridays from11am to 12 noon. Please get in touch for the meeting link by email: charlotte@linskill.org or phone 07561 778 827.

Carers Support Group. This group is run by Age UK North Tyneside's Admiral Nurse to support unpaid carers and allow them to discuss their concerns  with others in a similar situation.

The Online Age of Creativity Festival . A web site to celebrate, profile and market the hundreds of creative opportunities that already exist for older people but on-line.

Compete in a virtual 10 pin bowling match on 29th & 30th June 2020 FREE

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