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Fancy trying something new? Blesma is offering it's Members the chance to try lots of activties in 2018 - just take your pick!

  • Wounded Warrrior Project Blesma vs Wounded Warrior Project Friendly Warzone match
    When:
    6 Mar 2021 5PM  -
    8PM
    Where:
    Online
    What:
    A friendly Call of Duty Warzone match against Veterans from the Wounded Warrior Project in the USA...
    Who:
    Any Member who plays online games
    Apply By:
    5 Mar 2021
  • Tai Chi Tai Chi 8th March Afternoon Class
    When:
    8 Mar 2021 4PM 
    Where:
    At home
    What:
    An introductory class in Tai Chi, which includes both seated and standing movements. Suitable for complete beginners.
    Who:
    Open to all Blesma Members
    Apply By:
    18 Feb 2021
  • Learn to felt a Bumblebee Needle Felt A Bumblebee
    When:
    11 Mar 2021 12PM  -
    16 Feb 2021 2PM
    Where:
    At Home
    What:
    Learn how to needle felt from the comfort of your own home, with a full kit sent to your door.
    Who:
    This workshop is suitable for adults and children over 12. Due to sharp needles, it is not recommended for young children. Children over 12 should be supervised by an adult.
    Apply By:
    22 Feb 2021
  • Tai Chi Tai Chi 15th March Morning Class
    When:
    15 Mar 2021 10AM 
    Where:
    At home
    What:
    An introductory class in Tai Chi, which includes both seated and standing movements. Suitable for complete beginners.
    Who:
    Open to all Blesma Members
    Apply By:
    18 Feb 2021
  • Clay Mindfulness Mindfulness clay workshop – relax and recharge with clay
    When:
    15 Mar 2021 4PM  -
    6PM
    Where:
    At home
    What:
    Join experienced ceramic artist and meditation teacher, Sarah Core, for a session of mindful making designed to help you unwind.
    Who:
    Any Member, no experience or equipment needed
    Apply By:
    28 Feb 2021
  • Tai Chi Tai Chi 22nd March Afternoon Class
    When:
    22 Mar 2021 4PM 
    Where:
    At home
    What:
    An introductory class in Tai Chi, which includes both seated and standing movements. Suitable for complete beginners.
    Who:
    Open to all Blesma Members
    Apply By:
    18 Feb 2021
  • Smartphone Photography Introduction to smartphone video filming
    When:
    23 Mar 2021 12PM  -
    1PM
    Where:
    At home via Video link
    What:
    This series of Photography and Video Training workshops will help Members’ to develop their skills in creating professional results using either an Apple, or Android smartphone...
    Who:
    Any Member with a recent smartphone (no more than four years old)
    Apply By:
    15 Mar 2021
  • Tai Chi Tai Chi 29th March Morning Class
    When:
    29 Mar 2021 10AM 
    Where:
    At home
    What:
    An introductory class in Tai Chi, which includes both seated and standing movements. Suitable for complete beginners.
    Who:
    Open to all Blesma Members
    Apply By:
    18 Feb 2021
  • wintersports families Winter Sports Families 2021 **Event Postponed**
    When:
    3 Apr 2021  -
    11 Apr 2021
    Where:
    La Plagne
    What:
    Located in La Plagne, a chance to explore the world of adaptive Winter Sports with your family by your side.
    Who:
    Suitable for everyone – please be aware that there are no babysitting facilities so your children must be of an age to begin skiing
    Apply By:
    1 Sep 2020
  • widows week Widows' Week - Spring 2021
    When:
    10 May 2021  -
    14 May 2021
    Where:
    Littlecote House, Hungerford
    What:
    The week focuses on socialising with gentle activities and sightseeing.
    Who:
    Widows' Week is for Widows only
    Apply By:
    1 Feb 2021
  • longboat Seniors' Week - Spring 2021
    When:
    17 May 2021  -
    21 May 2021
    Where:
    Littlecote House, Hungerford
    What:
    The week focuses on relaxing and socialising with gentle activities and sightseeing in and around Hungerford.
    Who:
    Seniors' Weeks are open to Members, spouses and widow(er)s over the age of 60
    Apply By:
    1 Feb 2021
  • photovoice Intermediate PhotoVoice 2021
    When:
    18 Jul 2021  -
    23 Jul 2021
    Where:
    Leicestershire
    What:
    Building on the foundation from the PhotoVoice Beginners course, this course will allow Members, with a little previous photography experience, to challenge themselves and explore their visual storytelling skills further.
    Who:
    Members with a little Photography experience, or those who have attened the Beginners PhotoVoice course
    Apply By:
    1 Apr 2021
  • couples seniors week Couples Senior's week 2021
    When:
    2 Aug 2021  -
    6 Aug 2021
    Where:
    Alvaston Hall, Nantwich, Cheshire
    What:
    New for 2021, this event is similar to seniors week but intended for couples over 60
    Who:
    Couples over the age of 60
    Apply By:
    1 Apr 2021
  • family Family Glamping Weekend 2021
    When:
    14 Aug 2021  -
    18 Aug 2021
    Where:
    Brampton, Cumbria
    What:
    The aim of the weekend is to engage with other Members and their families
    Who:
    Any member with a family of between two and five members (eg. Member + up to 4 others)
    Apply By:
    15 May 2021
  • london Couples' Weekend 2021
    When:
    20 Aug 2021  -
    23 Aug 2021
    Where:
    London
    What:
    A weekend break for Members and their spouse/partner
    Who:
    Any member
    Apply By:
    15 May 2021
  • fishing Dorset Fishing Competition
    When:
    10 Sep 2021  -
    12 Sep 2021
    Where:
    Dorset
    What:
    Fishing Competition Weekend - Dorset.
    Who:
    Any Member, regardless of experience
    Apply By:
    1 Jun 2021
  • Autumn widows Widows's Week - Autumn 2021
    When:
    13 Sep 2021  -
    17 Sep 2021
    Where:
    Sinah Warren, Haying Island
    What:
    The week focuses on relaxing and socialising with gentle activities and sightseeing.
    Who:
    Widows' Week is for Widows only
    Apply By:
    15 Jul 2021
  • Blesma Members on train Seniors' Week - Autumn 2021
    When:
    20 Sep 2021  -
    24 Sep 2021
    Where:
    Sinah Warren, Hayling Island
    What:
    The week focuses on relaxing and socialising with gentle activities and sightseeing in and around Hayling Island and the surrounding areas
    Who:
    Seniors' Weeks are open to Members, spouses and widow(er)s over the age of 60
    Apply By:
    15 Jul 2021
  • fitness Fitness and Lifestyle Course 2021
    When:
    14 Nov 2021  -
    20 Nov 2021
    Where:
    Fuerteventura
    What:
    The aim of the course is to give Members a chance to look at their fitness levels and current lifestyle choices.
    Who:
    Any Member looking for a change in lifestyle.
    Apply By:
    1 Aug 2021
  • Virtual Chocolate Tasting Hotel Chocolat - Virtual Tasting Experience
    When:
    3 Mar 2021 5PM  -
    6PM
    Where:
    At home
    What:
    An hour-long Chocolate tasting extravaganza hosted by Hotel Chocolat
    Who:
    All Chocolate Lovers!
    Apply By:
    17 Feb 2021
  • Tai Chi Tai Chi 1st March Morning Class
    When:
    1 Mar 2021 10AM 
    Where:
    At home
    What:
    An introductory class in Tai Chi, which includes both seated and standing movements. Suitable for complete beginners.
    Who:
    Open to all Blesma Members
    Apply By:
    18 Feb 2021
  • Tai Chi Tai Chi 22nd Feb Afternoon Class
    When:
    22 Feb 2021 4PM 
    Where:
    At home
    What:
    An introductory class in Tai Chi, which includes both seated and standing movements. Suitable for complete beginners.
    Who:
    Open to all Blesma Members
    Apply By:
    18 Feb 2021
  • Magic and Comedy Virtual Magic and Comedy Children's event
    When:
    17 Feb 2021 2PM  -
    3PM
    Where:
    At home
    What:
    Some Family-friendly half-term fun with award winning magic and comedy by non-stop entertainment...
    Who:
    Members with young families
    Apply By:
    17 Feb 2021
  • Video Gaming Join Blesma's E-sports Team!
    When:
    9 Feb 2021  -
    1 Apr 2022
    Where:
    At home, wherever you play your games!
    What:
    Blesma are looking for a team of gaming Members to represent the Association in E-sports tournaments. Whether you're an avid Gamer, or just getting started, join us...
    Who:
    Any Member who plays online Video games and has their own consoles and Internet connection
    Apply By:
    5 Feb 2022
  • Tai Chi Introduction to Tai Chi
    When:
    27 Jan 2021 1PM  -
    2PM
    Where:
    At home
    What:
    An introductory class in Tai Chi, which includes both seated and standing movements. Suitable for complete beginners.
    Who:
    Open to all Blesma Members
    Apply By:
    22 Jan 2021
  • winter sports Winter Sports Europe 2021 **EVENT POSTPONED**
    When:
    16 Jan 2021  -
    24 Jan 2021
    Where:
    La Plagne
    What:
    A week-long trip of snow sports to suit everyone.
    Who:
    Open to all. Please state which winter sport you are interested in taking part in on the application.
    Apply By:
    1 Oct 2020
  • Breath Worksho[ Resilience Breath Course
    When:
    11 Jan 2021  -
    15 Feb 2021
    Where:
    Virtual via Zoom
    What:
    Blesma is running this unique, stress relieving virtual course in collaboration with Emily Hightower from Intrinsic. The Activity includes an Introduction to Breath work, along with a five-week 'Resilience breath' course
    Who:
    Any Member
    Apply By:
    5 Jan 2021
  • Woollen Hearts for ICU Knitting matching hearts for ICU's
    When:
    4 May 2020 2PM 
    Where:
    At home
    What:
    Blesma Members are invited to help spread some love and provide some tokens of comfort for those families battling COVID-19 by knitting matching hearts.
    Who:
    All Members in London and the South East
    Apply By:
    1 Jul 2020
  • Quiz West Bi-Weekly Quiz
    When:
    30 Apr 2020 11AM 
    Where:
    Zoom
    What:
    Blesma Members and their household in the West are invited to take part in a Bi-Weekly Online Quiz
    Who:
    Members in Wales and the West
    Apply By:
    30 Apr 2020
  • Jigsaw Puzzles Northern Ireland Model Making and Jigsaw Puzzles
    When:
    1 Jan 0001 12AM 
    Where:
    At home- Northern Ireland
    What:
    The lock down currently has many of us spending more time than ever on a screen, so unplug and give yourself an escape from screens, devices and television with a relaxing puzzle or model build.
    Who:
    All Members in Northern Ireland
    Apply By:
    1 Jun 2020
  • A virtual meeting Blesma Midlands Virtual Brew
    When:
    1 Jan 0001 12AM 
    Where:
    Zoom
    What:
    A virtual get together with Members across the Midlands.
    Who:
    Any Member from the Midlands
    Apply By:
    5 May 2020
  • Race Across America Race Across America 2022
    When:
    1 Jan 0001 
    Where:
    USA Various
    What:
    Places have already been allocated for this event that was due to take place in 2020. For more information, please contact a member of the team. The Race Across America, or RAAM, is an ultra-distance road cycling race held across the United States. RAAM is one of the longest annual endurance events in the world.
    Who:
    This is an endurance event for experienced cyclists only.
    Apply By:
    1 Dec 2020
  • Members on bikes Soldier Ride Handcycle 2021
    When:
    1 Jan 0001 
    Where:
    In the UK
    What:
    The six-day ride will take in some of the most beautiful cycle routes the UK has to offer and is specifically for hand bikes and recumbents.
    Who:
    Any Member who owns a recumbent or a handcycle.
    Apply By:
    1 Jun 2021