If you are looking for something to do if you are self-isolating or at a loose end here are some suggestions. There’s are family friendly but we also a kids post here
Music and Arts
Sing Ireland invites choirs and singing groups to join Ireland’s Virtual Choir. You have until 30th March to sing and upload your video. There are more details here: https://www.singireland.ie/news/sing-ireland-virtual-choir-1
The Rabbits Riot host a Virtual Youth Theatre with young people from the ages 13 and up on Mondays at 7pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org and they will send you on the Zoom link.
Hawk’s Well Theatre have lots of events on their Facebook page. Find out more here: https://www.facebook.com/thehawkswelltheatre
Are you Virtually Talented? The Kendy and Raybo Podcast want to hear from you!
They are running an online talent show where you all have the chance to send a video of you displaying your individual talent.
- General Tomfoolery
They don’t care what it is. The weirder or more obscure the better!
They will be showing each talent on a live broadcast of the podcast and commenting and adjudicating ourselves to pick a grand winner who stands to win a whole host of prizes (they don’t know what it is yet).
So send your entries to:Talent@studiorove.ie
- Every day join the Sligo Musician’s Online Musical Festival for some wonderful live music. https://www.facebook.com/groups/232124461170566/
- March 26th 6pm The Rabbit’s Riot Theatre Company bring you Virtual Women Through Time. This is a fundraiser for Northwest Stop Suicide https://www.facebook.com/events/879538582472309/
- Daily at 12 noon there’s a cooking demo with Crafts of Ireland and at other times, there are craft demos. Free to take part in. https://www.facebook.com/craftsofireland
- There’s a free Smartphone Speed Quiz – General Knowledge, hosted by DJ Baldy Mick. You will need two devices to play this but it’s great fun for all the family. Mick will update his page with event details: https://www.facebook.com/djbaldymick
Fitness and Activities
The Virtual Community Centre. *Classes include: Fitness with Daithi, Sean Nos with Eiméar, Mobility Training with Liam, Yoga with Susan, Linedance with Gary, Zumba with Barbara
YOU & YOUR FAMILY can take part in ALL of the classes. Membership is €30 for 4 weeks. To pay and register click here: paypal.me/garyoreilly1
Daily at 10am – Rushe Fitness have a morning fitness class which is free to take part in: https://www.facebook.com/rushefitness/
Most days at 7pm join Sligo Pilates for a pilates session. Free to join in. https://www.facebook.com/SligoPilatesClasses
Fridays at 11.30am Chair Yoga with Blaithin, this is free but donations are welcome to the Havin’ a Laugh Charity: https://www.facebook.com/events/568939383721877/
Environment and Heritage
Join John at Carrowcrory Cottage for the Sunday Afternoon Sessions. You can enjoy a Tree Labyrinth with birds singing, a bit of breeze, etc. and John is inviting people to submit videos of their writings and performances related to the subject in hand. Donations to the garden are welcome. https://www.carrowcrorycottage.com/p/visit.html
Seatrails have some Virtual walking tours on their Facebook page. It’s a great way to find out more about Sligo without leaving the house. https://www.facebook.com/seatrailsireland