Past event – 11am storytime with Leaf: “Winnie’s Pirate Adventure” by Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul – live on Facebook

Leaf is a children’s bookshop and cafe in Hertford who specialise in friendly service and high quality goods. They also have a secret garden…

During Lockdown they are running their usual 11am Storytime Monday – Friday via Facebook live. Just go onto the Leaf Facebook page to watch. The videos are saved for the moment so you can watch later.

Today’s story is “Winnie’s Pirate Adventure” by Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul.

A fancy dress party becomes an adventure at sea with Winnie the witch…sorry… pirate and Wilbur her cat…err…parrot!

Date: Friday 15th May
Time: 11:00am

Functional Yoga with Adena Muncey with Lunges in Leggings

Lunges in Leggings is an LGBTQ+ friendly fitness group that offers bootcamp, HIIT, Calisthenics, and Yoga classes. During the lockdown, they will be bringing you their classes online.

Come to this fabulous 45-min yoga sesh with Adena who currently lives in India. She has been practicing yoga for over 25 years and teaching for over 18. She combines her background in exercise science, anatomy and Chinese medicine with a strong, powerful yet accessible flow. Expect a sweaty sequence with plenty of functional, mobility and core exercises to strengthen your body.

£5 a class.

Find out more on the classes webpage.

Date: every Wednesday
Time: 12:00pm to 12:45pm

Past event – Supertato – Free Online Hoglets Class – live on Zoom

Hoglets runs drama and storytelling classes for little ones (from birth to 7 years). Classes are jam packed with story performances, drama games, songs, noisy fun and craft. Currently running online classes – and they’re FREE!

Come on an adventure this week with Mama Hoglet and sneak out to save the world.

The session begins with a performance of the fantastic SUPERTATO.

Then we’ll go on a journey around the planet, righting wrongs and saving the world!

There’ll be drama games, imagination, songs and guided role-play and super good fun for little ones aged 0-7.

These sessions are FREE and open to everyone, no matter where in the world you are.

Session times are as follows:
Mon 1.30pm – Big Hoglets (walking+)
Tues 9.30am – Little Hoglets (birth-walking)
Tues 10.30am – Big Hoglets (walking+)
Weds 10.30am – Big Hoglets (walking+)

To join for free – click the join button on our website at your chosen time.

Date: Monday 18th, Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th May
Time: See above

Past event – 11am storytime with Leaf: “King Jack and the Dragon” by Peter Bently – live on Facebook

Leaf is a children’s bookshop and cafe in Hertford who specialise in friendly service and high quality goods. They also have a secret garden…

During Lockdown they are running their usual 11am Storytime Monday – Friday via Facebook live. Just go onto the Leaf Facebook page to watch. The videos are saved for the moment so you can watch later.

Today’s story is “King Jack and the Dragon” by Peter Bently.

Jack, Zak and Caspar made a den in the garden that became a great fort just right for King Jack and his men…

Date: Thursday 14th May
Time: 11:00am

Past event – Skomer Live: Episode 4 with Lizzie Daly and Iolo Williams – live on Facebook

Every Wednesday The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales will be bringing you a brand new episode of Skomer Live with Skomer Island team Lizzie Daly and Iolo Williams on their Facebook page!

Coming up on the 1st of the jam-packed Skomer Live broadcast at 12pm midday:
Amazing Manx Shearwaters
Puffin Live Camera
Light Pollution and Seabirds
Update from the Skomer team plus lots more!

Watch right here on the Facebook page at 12pm tomorrow. Don’t forget to tune in for the special evening broadcast at 7pm too!!

If you’ve missed any episodes, you can catch up on YouTube.

Date: Wednesday 13th May
Time: 12:00 midday and 7:00pm

Past event – 11am storytime with Leaf: “Why Elephant has a Trunk” – live on Facebook

Leaf is a children’s bookshop and cafe in Hertford who specialise in friendly service and high quality goods. They also have a secret garden…

During Lockdown they are running their usual 11am Storytime Monday – Friday via Facebook live. Just go onto the Leaf Facebook page to watch. The videos are saved for the moment so you can watch later.

Today’s story is “Why Elephant has a Trunk” a story inspired by traditional animal stories from Africa.

At one time, elephant had no nose. He was big, clumsy and very smelly!
Then one day he fell asleep too close to the waterhole…

Date: Wednesday 13th May
Time: 11:00am

Past event – Oi Frog! – Hoglets Free Online Class – live on Zoom

Hoglets runs drama and storytelling classes for little ones (from birth to 7 years). Classes are jam packed with story performances, drama games, songs, noisy fun and craft. Currently running online classes – and they’re FREE!

Come on an adventure this week with Mama Hoglet and sneak out for an animal adventure.

The session begins with a performance of the HILARIOUS Oi Frog!

Then we’ll go on a journey through the animal kingdom, we’ll meet different creatures and find out what a Hoglet should sit on.

There’ll be drama games, imagination, songs and guided role-play and croakingly good fun for little ones aged 0-7. These sessions are FREE and open to everyone, no matter where in the world you are.

Wednesday’s session is for Big Hoglets (walking+).

To join for free – click the join button on our website at your chosen time.

Date: Wednesday 13th May
Time: 10:30am to 11:15am

Past event – HMS Unprecedented VI: Pirates, Poets and Monsters with Good Ship Comedy – live on Facebook and Twitch

JOIN US ON FACEBOOK LIVE AND TWITCH AT 8PM

Since the world got a dose of the old ‘Rona we’ve transmogrified from a bog-standard comedy club to the world’s first virtual variety galleon. Expect shanties, salty sea jokes, stowaways, rum tales from the brig, pirates, monsters and a whole host more as we welcome a different crew each week featuring the finest talent from the world’s of comedy, cabaret, music, storytelling, poetry, circus, academia and anyone else we pick up as we sail the seven seas.

This week’s crew:
Mic Wright
Prince Abdi
Bec Hill
Vince Atta
and your resident captain Ben Van der Velde.

Find out more on the Good Ship Comedy Facebook event page.

Date: Monday 18th May
Time: 8:00pm to 9:15pm

Past event – Sofar Sounds present Lady Sanity – live on YouTube

As shows around the world are on pause, it’s more important than ever to support the artists and acts we love. Tune in every night as artists host live shows in our online listening room, a space for artists to connect with global audiences. All shows are free, and optional donations can be given directly to the featured performing artists or to the Sofar Sounds global artist fund.

Join Birmingham rapper Lady Sanity for a live streaming concert on the Sofar Sounds website and also on YouTube.

Date: Thursday 14th May
Time: 8:00pm