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5 things to do this week (22/06/2020)

22nd June 2020

by National Lottery Good Causes

Happy Tuesday everyone! We’re back this week with another 5 things to do at home thanks to National Lottery players. This week we exercise with Olympians, virtually tour a museum, do some yoga, join the National school sports week and watch some movies, all from the comfort of our own living room, join us below:

Yoga for all ages!

National Lottery funded project Movement Works have put on twice daily yoga sessions for parents and their little ones! If yoga isn’t your thing, Movement works have a daily schedule of classes that you can join including rhythm and rhyme and developmental dance. You can check them out here: https://www.movementworks.org/movementworks-online-sessions/

Love Liverpool? Well you can tour their great museums


The National Museums Liverpool is a collection of 7 great museums which look at the heritage of a vibrant city. Thanks to their virtual tours, you can wander around some of their museums from the comfort of your own home. Learn more about the slave trade at the National Slavery museum or take a look at some world culture by clicking here: https://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/international-slavery-museum/virtual-tour

Missing the annual mum and dad egg and spoon race? Well join National School Sport week!

The annual National School Sport Week campaign takes place in the last week of June every year to celebrate the important role of Physical Education and school sport in enhancing young people's wellbeing.

This year, the Youth Sport Trust want to use the power of sport to bring people together, even during isolation.

The UK-wide campaign will challenge people to take on their families, friends and neighbours in virtual sporting challenges – helping them to connect in an unprecedented period of school closures and social distancing. Register now by clicking on this link:

https://www.youthsporttrust.org/national-school-sport-week-home

Join Lutalo Muhammad for an Olympic workout

Take part in the world’s biggest online work out with National Lottery funded taekwondo athlete Lutalo Muhammad on Wednesday (24th
June)!

Lutalo is one of many athletes coming together on Olympics day to celebrate the birth of the modern Olympics around the world as well as being an opportunity to celebrate Olympic values. You can join the live workouts from 11 am on Tuesday (23rd June) or visit https://www.olympicchannel.com/stories/features/detail/stay-healthy-strong-active-olympic-home-workouts/

Film club Friday

To celebrate pride month, this week’s Friday Film Club choice is 2016 documentary ‘Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?’- A heartfelt exploration of one man’s struggle to reconcile with his Israeli family, while finding a new ‘family’ in London Gay Men’s Chorus. You can watch Who’s Gonna Love Me Now on the BFI player here: https://player.bfi.org.uk/subscription/film/watch-whos-gonna-love-me-now-2016-online

Nothing here take your fancy? Well you can check out our master list which features loads of other fun things you can do this week thanks to National Lottery players. Find the list here: National Lottery Projects helping you during the crisis and on our social media platforms Twitter, Facebook and Instagram