SO:Linked have cancelled/suspended all events, meetings and drop ins. We are however still delivering a service which for the foreseeable future will focus on supporting Southampton through the coronavirus situation.
Do you have any unwanted games, puzzles, books or anything Southampton's patients could use to keep themselves occupied during a stay in hospital or at home? We would really appreciate if you could drop donations off at one of our drop-off points: Round About Cafe, Westfield Corner, Southampton, SO18 2LE. Open Mon-Fri 10am-2pm Please note that we can only accept good quality goods
Free Creativity Packs Light UP, a not for profit after school drama programme had to close its classes to students but they have been busy behind the scenes designing Creativity Packs that could help support their students and their families at home. The Creativity Packs can be downloaded at home for FREE, unlocking countless hours of creative and imaginative fun. There is something for everyone from those who want to get crafty to those who want to get moving and everything in between, plus there are competitions for prestige and prizes taking place across the summer! Download your pack here.
Service Areas:Local Support, Resources for Key Workers, Things To Do
Translators without Borders has produced a very useful table which translates 186 words and/or phrases associated with COVID-19 into 35 different languages. It also provides you with a definition of each term and it is searchable by term and languages, making it easy to navigate. For example 'alcohol-based hand rub' is '물없이 문질러 사요하는 알코올 제제' in Korean and 'sabuni ya kunawa mikono iliyotengenezwa kwa pombe' in Swahili (KE). Click here to see the table in full.
Service Areas:Advice, Guidance & Signposting, Local Support, OAP / Vulnerable People, Resources for Key Workers, Things To Do
Want to connect with other people and get connected online? Want to video call with friends or family, join facebook, go along to an online art exhibition, or craft and chatter group, or join a peer support zoom call or an online chat, but not sure how to? It's a great way to feel connected when you can't get along to groups or get out and about. Give us a call and one of our Southampton volunteers will be happy to help. Know someone else who could use this help? Give them our number or with their permission send us their...
We want to continue to build upon young people’s knowledge and improve their skills so they can feel more confident and able to get into education, training or employment. So, we have created some FREE online Bitesize interactive courses, which will be delivered by our engaging and experienced team leaders to any young people who may be interested. Each course will consist of 4 sessions, taking place once a day Monday – Thursday, via Microsoft teams, and will be no longer than 30 minutes. We will also be offering 1-1s with any young people signed up to the course, to...
As the weeks roll on and life in lockdown is looking a little different than it did way back in March, we want to bring the spirit of Southampton into your homes so you can enjoy what our amazing city has to offer from the comfort of your sofa. In the coming weeks, many retailers will reopen in the city but other businesses, in particular cultural venues, remain closed under Government guidance. Which is why we are launching our brand new webpage... Southampton from your SOfa! Bringing you the very best of Southampton's cultural offering from virtual tours and art...
For as long as schools are closed, we're open. Right now, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across eight different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening. It's that easy.
Mayflower Theatre is excited to offer 'Puppet Theatre Making & Story Creating', a FREE online craft and drama workshop for families. Learn basic drama exercises, get creative using craft together as a family and create a short story through our fun online course. No previous craft or drama experience is required as the sessions will be fun and light-hearted. Age: 3+ Dates: 15th, 16th & 17th June Time: 10am – 11am Location: Online, Zoom class You will need: Free Zoom account Old clothes or aprons Craft materials - paints/crayons/pens, cardboard, scrap material, glue and scissors Registration Deadline: 12pm on 12th...
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