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5 things to do this week 24/04/2020

24th Ebrill 2020

by National Lottery Good Causes

We’re back with another 5 National Lottery funded things you can do during isolation from coluoring in with a National Lottery Award winner to listening to a brand-new podcast from a former National Lottery funded athlete. Let’s check it out:

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1. Discover lost artifacts

Does the sound of discovering exciting artifacts float your boat?
Follow along with the SS Great Britain’s #VirtualArchiveinFive series to learn more about the SS Great Britain:

Picture by Julia Bauer - posted on @LuminateScot

2. Country and western at home

Luminate Scotland has launched it's Luminate@Home programme with a range of creative activities designed for older people.

From gentle drawing to Country & Western dance routines
Find out more here:

3. Go behind the scenes with some of your favourite athletes

Medals & More is the brand new podcast from our friends at UK Sport! The podcast takes you behind the scenes of British Olympic and Paralympic sport. It's hosted by Dame Katherine Grainger, a former National Lottery funded athlete, Britain’s most decorated female Olympian, and now the Chair of UK Sport.

Medals & More brings you the inside scoop on what it’s like being an Olympic or Paralympic athlete. We’ll be speaking to the heroes of Games gone by, those aiming for glory in Tokyo and the coaches and teams behind our brilliant athletes.

Apple Music:


God's Own Country

4. Join our Friday Film Club

This week’s #FridayFilmClub choice is #BFIBacked God’s Own Country. Follow the captivating #springtime story of a troubled sheep farmer falling for his hired Romanian work hand.

Available to watch on the BFI player:

5. Colour in and finish puzzles with the Sheffield Steel kings

National Lottery Award winners, the Sheffield steelkings have uploaded an album of colouring in pictures and puzzles that you can download! They also want you to share your lovely puzzles and pictures with them when they are completed. You can find the puzzles here:

Don’t forget, we’re always updating our list of fun things you can do during this outbreak on our website (Click here) and on our social media platforms Twitter, Facebook and Instagram