National activities and events

Carers UK

Carers UK run a series of fun and relaxed online sessions where visiting speakers share tips and skills on a range of topics including drawing and Pilates. New sessions are added weekly.

Become a member to Carers UK for free

Open Learn

Open Learn at the Open University offers free online courses.

Caring for Adults is an introductory course for anyone in a caring role, either paid or unpaid.

Physical activity for health and wellbeing in the caring role covers strategies that will help you to understand how to support and improve your wellbeing

Virtual Village Hall

The Royal Voluntary Service hold the Virtual village hall which is an online activity hub and community, designed to help people stay physically and mentally active, connected and having fun.

There are over 700 sessions including arts and crafts, music and singing, cooking and baking, dance and exercise, and technology skills. You can take part in them live or catch up later on.