Things to do in lockdown

Keeping active

Get up and go, Havant, is a programme for over 55+ residents of Havant Borough, offering many activities to keep participants active with link minded people in a sociable environment. The project is offering online classes and online daily resources through Facebook. For more information please email or visit the Get up and Go Havant Facebook profile.

PE with Joe is back to help keep the nation fit and healthy! Head to The Body Coach TV YouTube channel where Joe Wicks will be live at 9am every Monday, Wednesday and Friday throughout lockdown.

If you’re trying to de-stress and stay healthy from home, plenty of yoga studios are now streaming online classes for you to join in with. A lot of studios are still running paid classes, but you can also find plenty of free classes online. The Girl with the Pilates mat offers great Pilates classes online for all adult ages and those beginning or already doing some kind of Pilates.

Home learning

BBC Bitesize has lots of useful resources to help your children learn from home. Their lessons are full of videos, quizzes and practice activities - and they cover a range of subjects including maths, science and geography.

Tate Kids has a range of online activities to help keep your kids busy at home. From arts and crafts to games and quizzes, there's something for everyone to enjoy!

The Skills Toolkit is a government scheme offering free courses to help you learn new skills or change jobs. They include general skills that apply to all sectors and more specialised skills.

Want to learn something new? OpenLearn offers free, online courses in a range of subjects including business, psychology, history and technology!

You can learn basic first aid online, for free with FutureLearn. It’s good to be prepared for an emergency. 

How about learning some new recipes? BBC Good Food has lots of winter warmer recipes for you to enjoy! Try making beef and vegetable casserole or how about squidgy chocolate pear pudding? 

Keep an eye on the jellyfish, kelp forest, coral reef, and even the penguins with these live cams from Monterey Bay Aquarium, completely free. 

Leisure time

Travel to Tokyo and take a virtual journey to the Tokyo Olympics and enjoy lots of home resources and funa activities.

Girlguiding has lots of activities and adventures to help keep you and your family entertained at home. Activities include virtual games, downloads, and wellbeing activities! 

Do you have a library card? Download Borrowbox on your phone or tablet and access a wide range of eBooks and eAudiobooks. There's something for everyone (kids included!). 

Alzheimer's Research UK has teamed up with a host of celebrities to help keep you and your family entertained at home. Choose your celebrity host and take part in a virtual pub quiz!

The British Museum is home to incredible artefacts from around the world and is still open to virtual visitors. Exhibits that are usually packed are free to roam around at any time, so you can brush up on your Egyptian knowledge, see the controversial Parthenon Marbles, or just wile away a few hours.