HomeRun for the Hospice fundraising event

ACCORD is a registered charity which gives a specialist palliative care service to the communities of Renfrewshire and parts of East Renfrewshire.

This is the challenge that suits everyone!

Whether it’s a mile a day or three miles a few times a week, break up 31 miles throughout January in a way that works for you.

Walk, Jog or Run in the park, through town or on a treadmill at home. Take on the challenge by yourself, socially distanced with a friend or with a virtual team. Get 2021 off to a running start while raising money for end of life care at ACCORD Hospice.

Click here to find out more information.

Dates: Friday 1st January to Sunday 31st January 2021

The Mummy Writes downloadable 6-week course

Mummy Writes help new parents get creative and have a taster of what it’s like to be a fiction writer all while snuggling with their baby.

Their 6-week course is a chance for new parents to get creative and begin to write while snuggling with their baby from the comfort of their own home.

Designed for tired brains and multi-tasking parents, it will help you to be able to write around the chaos that having children brings and find your creativity.

Explore the basics of writing fiction – from descriptions to building characters – and start writing a story of your own.

Read examples of great fiction, and participate in a series of short writing exercises with prompts designed to get you putting pen to paper and creating the first draft of a short story.

Suitable for first-time writers or those looking to refresh their writing skills after a break.

Click here for more information.

Online Workshop: Winter Herbal Remedy Making – live on Zoom

Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise promoting health and wellbeing through herbs. They help people discover the creative and beneficial uses of herbs.

Would you like to learn how to make your own herbal remedies to keep you healthy over winter? Join us for this virtual workshop where we will be sharing our favourite recipes for creating a range of herbal remedies to support your wellbeing over the colder months.

The session will cover:
* An introduction to a number of herbs that support our immune systems and help to remedy illness when we fall sick
* Ways to combine herbs, spices, fruits and roots to make your own seasonal remedies covering teas, vinegar tonics, syrups and balms
* How to make fire cider, a cough syrup and a decongesting chest rub
* Simple ideas for using herbs to make remedies for seasonal complaints like coughs and colds
* Time for questions and troubleshooting

Ticket price of Β£20.00 includes the 2-hour online session along with detailed handouts with recipes that will be emailed over to you. It also includes signposting to places where you can source materials from (for UK).

Group size limited to 15 people.

You can find out more details here.

Date: Sunday 17th January 2021
Time: 11:00am to 1:00pm

The Lockdown Comedy Guide

Due to only being able to work on the events website in my spare time, I couldn’t possibly bring you all of the amazing comedy taking place during lockdown. This is why I highly recommend you take a look at The Lockdown Comedy Guide.

They provide listings for all the standup (and standup-adjacent) online events happening during the lockdown. These are live events only, no pre-recorded events. There are events happening every day so if you like comedy, check them out πŸ™‚