Things to do

Things to do includes places to visit, regular opportunities and clubs or groups you can join. There are plenty of locally run online opportunities at the moment, so check out what’s available below. Try a new activity or get involved in a hobby you enjoy and meet people who have the same interests as you. You can browse the categories below or scroll down further to search for things to do by category and by any specific access requirements you have.

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Arts and Crafts

This is where you'll find anything to do with visual arts, textiles, crafts, sculpture, pottery, woodwork etc: clubs, groups and experiences.
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Community Bunting Project

Community Bunting Project – watch the film and download the free handout to make your own bright and colourful bunting!…
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Create and Connect (Dementia Art Sessions)

Text in image above reads:Create and ConnectPainting and art made easy for everybodyFor people with dementia and…
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Mindful Photography Resource

Mindful Photography resource – download this free resource to slow down, enjoy the moment and take beautiful photos.
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Attractions and Days Out

Here we've listed some of the great places to visit in Gloucestershire. Activity parks, caves, historic buildings and a couple of castles are just some of the things to look out for.
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Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is a 15-mile heritage railway running through the heart of the Cotswolds from Cheltenham Racecourse to…
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Free tandem bike hire

Free tandem hire to anyone with a disability or additional need, so that they can ride wherever, whenever and with…
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Children's Activities

Everything for children including soft play, outdoor adventure, family or child groups like messy play, baby yoga etc and places for family days out.
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Online Science Parties!

“Hello? Is this thing on? Good! This is Diatom Dave calling… and I need scientists like you!”…
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Family Art Week

Family Art Week – 7 Day Resource, download this free pack of 7 daily Family Fun art activities
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Drama classes for 7-11 year olds

Acting Up! provides exciting drama classes for children to discover all aspects of acting in a fun and innovative…
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Faith and Spirituality

Places of Worship, faith groups and activities related to spirituality.
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Introduction to Christian Meditation

Introduction to Christian Meditation - many may find meditation a good way to pray and encourage stillness. We have put…
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Mindful Photography Resource

Mindful Photography resource – download this free resource to slow down, enjoy the moment and take beautiful photos.
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Self-care toolkit- FREE RESOURCE

This is a FREE resource created by MHELO.  MHELO is an independent network of people in Gloucestershire who…
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Gardens and Nature

Enjoy some of Gloucestershire’s beautiful gardens and areas of wildlife.
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The Great Outdoors

Every Thursday from 1.00pm to 2.00pmIf you enjoy gardens, the countryside and wildlife and have an interest in helping to…
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Self-care toolkit- FREE RESOURCE

This is a FREE resource created by MHELO.  MHELO is an independent network of people in Gloucestershire who…
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Literature and Writing

Book clubs and creative writing workshops can be found here.
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An opportunity to write to encourage and motivate

An opportunity to write about your new beginnings to encourage and motivate New beginnings can be so beautiful.…
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Parks and Green Spaces

Enjoy walks and picnics in this amazing range of parks and green spaces across the county.
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Free tandem bike hire

Free tandem hire to anyone with a disability or additional need, so that they can ride wherever, whenever and with…
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Self-care toolkit- FREE RESOURCE

This is a FREE resource created by MHELO.  MHELO is an independent network of people in Gloucestershire who…
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Performing Arts

Are you looking to dance or want to give amateur dramatics a go? Dance, music and drama activities are listed here.
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Inclusive Bubble Birthday Parties

Sensory Birthday Parties for SEN ChildrenBubbly Heaven provides an interactive inclusive bubble party for children with special needs birthday’s…
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The Music Inclusion Conference 2021 (videos)

More than 100 people joined The Music Works online for Gloucestershire’s first youth-led music conference. It brought together music educators,…
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Drama classes for 7-11 year olds

Acting Up! provides exciting drama classes for children to discover all aspects of acting in a fun and innovative way. I…
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Social Interest Groups

This is a great place to find things to do with people who have similar interests. You might even find a new hobby!
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Virtual Quiz

Every Wednesday from 11.00am to 12.00amJoin other Carers and us for a fun filled Quiz. Meet online with other…
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Allsorts Parent and Carer Group

For the parents and carers of children and young adults with additional needs or disabilities10am every Friday during term…
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Gloucester Speakers Meeting

Gloucester Speakers is a public speaking and management training club that helps its members improve their skills. If you need…
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Sports and Leisure

A range of sports and leisure activities to get involved in, whether you’re looking for an inclusive club/venue or something that is more suited to your specific requirements.
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Circus Skills - 'How To' Films

Circus skills – watch these films to help you learn how to juggle, use a diablo and balance objects!
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Private Accessible Yoga sessions on a 1-to-1 or small group basis

I love working with people to create bespoke yoga sessions. Below is a case study and testimonial from a…
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Allsorts Zoom Sports

4.30 - 5.30 every Wednesday on ZoomZoom Sports brings the sports hall to your home! Using a range of…
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Theatre and Concerts

Venues around Gloucestershire where you can enjoy live performances including theatre, music and comedy.
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Innovative drama classes for teenagers (12 plus)

Acting Up! provides exciting drama classes for teenagers to discover all aspects of acting in a fun and innovative…
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Gloucestershire / Children's Activities - Performing Arts - Theatre and Concerts

Drama classes for 7-11 year olds

Acting Up! provides exciting drama classes for children to discover all aspects of acting in a fun and innovative…
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Gloucestershire / Children's Activities - Performing Arts - Theatre and Concerts

Drama classes for 7-11 year olds

Acting Up! provides exciting drama classes for children to discover all aspects of acting in a fun and innovative way. I…
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Wellbeing

A selection of activities, groups and sessions to support your health and wellbeing.
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Introduction to Christian Meditation

Introduction to Christian Meditation - many may find meditation a good way to pray and encourage stillness. We have put…
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Allsorts Yoga

3.30 - 5.00 every Saturday on ZoomYoga sessions are calming, focused and offers plenty of opportunity to stretch tight…
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An Introduction to Mindfulness with World Jungle Online

Join us on Zoom for our Mindfulness sessions each week from 9.15am - 10.00am on Wednesdays, using a range…
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