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National Lottery Projects helping you during the crisis

COMMUNITY & CHARITY

The Warm and Toasty Club are doing online Memory Afternoons! Memory Afternoons are befriending and conversation sessions for older people and include live entertainment. They are usually based in Colchester but are inviting the world to join them during this crisis.

They broadcast every Friday at 1pm on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thewarmandtoastyclub/

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HERITAGE

The National Lottery Heritage fund has come up with a list of things that you can do from home, you can see the list here: https://www.heritagefund.org.uk/stories/how-enjoy-heritage-home

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You can explore the British Museum from home! Whether it's a virtual visit or a Curator's corner, there are plenty of ways to keep exploring the British Museum while we're closed here: https://blog.britishmuseum.org/how-to-explore-the-british-museum-from-home/

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The Design Museum have created some resources to help with the kids during this period, whether your now homeschooling or just looking for something creative.

Young Design Museum: https://designmuseum.org/digital-design-calendar/young-design-museum

Learn with the Design Museum: https://designmuseum.org/digital-design-calendar/learn-with-the-design-museum

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SPORT

National Lottery funded athletes are helping you keep fit with Team GB’s #Workoutwednesday series. You can watch them all here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLar7mrt65NAgxVpVN048PUk3MlaliI2F-

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Max Whitlock is hosting a live #GymnasticswithMax live home session every Tuesday and Friday at 3:30pm on his youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCu-rJFVlr7ZAZ0en3RRALPw

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Arts and Film

We searched Netflix to find 5 National Lottery funded films you can watch right now! Read our blog here:

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The BFI also has a host of National Lottery funded films on the BFI player! Click here to sign up: https://player.bfi.org.uk/

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