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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!

  • Critical Art Creative Crit Session
    When:
    13 May 2021 11AM  -
    15 Apr 2021 12PM
    Where:
    At home via Zoom
    What:
    Blesma & Metal invite you to take part in a 'Creative Critique Session', led by artist Emma Edmondson
    Who:
    Any one with an interest in the creative!
    Apply By:
    28 Apr 2021
  • longboat Seniors' Week - Spring 2021 **EVENT CANCELLED**
    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
  • Golf Day Golf day at Oakmere Golf Club
    When:
    24 Jun 2021 
    Where:
    Southwell
    What:
    An opportunity for Blesma Members to take part in a golf day in Southwell
    Who:
    Any Member who regularly plays Golf
    Apply By:
    24 Jun 2021
  • Member on bike Introduction to Cycling
    When:
    10 Jul 2021 
    Where:
    York
    What:
    This one day event is aimed at giving an introduction to all different forms of adaptive cycling, all under expert guidance.
    Who:
    Any Member, bikes supplied!
    Apply By:
    1 May 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
  • Members on bikes Soldier Ride Handcycle 2021
    When:
    1 Sep 2021 
    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
  • 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
  • Race Across America Race Across America 2022
    When:
    1 Jun 2022 
    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
  • widows week Widows' Week - Spring 2021 **EVENT CANCELLED**
    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
  • Painting Virtual 3-Week Painting Course
    When:
    22 Apr 2021 11AM  -
    6 May 2021 12PM
    Where:
    At Home via Zoom
    What:
    Blesma & Metal invite you to take part in a 3-week painting course led by artist Philippa Stewart.
    Who:
    Any Member
    Apply By:
    15 Apr 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
  • 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 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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