This Volunteer’s Week (1st to 7th June 2021) we asked our Volunteers to write a limerick involving volunteering and Somerset! Some are very funny, some are very poignant Here are just a few of the entries we’ve received so far!
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This information has been taken from a Somerset West and Taunton Council update. Phased re-opening of Somerset Libraries with new order-and-collect service “We are very pleased to announce that as part of the phased reopening of library buildings, the order-and-collect … Continued
Or perhaps you have friends, family or neighbours that might be interested? The sessions will run for 30 mins on ZOOM, dates to be confirmed. (don’t let ZOOM put you off, you will be offered support to use it) Just … Continued
The 31 creative challenges are a designed to be month of short, daily inspirations to try. Each of the challenges was created by a member of an Age UK community club, in partnership with a creative practitioner from 64 Million … Continued
Each week the National Theatre are giving free access to one of their productions on YouTube. We’ve had Jane Eyre and Treasure Island, and starting from 7pm this week AND next there are two versions of Frankenstein – first with … Continued
The National Theatre in London is currently closed but the NT Live catalogue is now open – and streaming full length plays direct to homes every Thursday, around the world, for free. I saw this production of Jane Eyre streamed … Continued
When I’m looking for something new to read I often visit the www.goodreads.com website to look for recommendations. It now you have the time to catch up with your reading but you want to read something worthwhile, why not have … Continued
Project Gutenberg is an American website library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Download them or read them online. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on mostly older literary works. … Continued
A large number of audiobooks from the classic to the modern are available online or via the BBC Sounds App or website. Visit: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/category/audiobooks
Visit Word of the Day from the Merriam Webster dictionary to learn a new word every day! This is an American dictionary so occasionally the meaning or the spelling of the words is different – looking out for these differences … Continued
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