Online groups

RVS - Virtual Village Hall: themed online activities to enjoy at home. Including arts, crafts, music, singing, cooking, dance, exercise, and technology skills. Join in live sessions or catch up on demand.

Chatter pack: a list of free, online, boredom-busting resources.

Coffee and laughs: an online social group for females, email Marilyn Priday mpriday@googlemail.com

Coffee lounge via Scopevirtual coffee lounge for disabled people, parents and carers.

FAN (Friends and neighbours)a Zoom group bringing people together in friendship.www.thefancharity.org

Meetup: discover events for the things you love

Men’s Sheds Cymru: a fortnightly Zoom Room

Rainbow Newport: LGBTQ+ coffee Zoom group 

Reality Theatre - the show must go on: produce, create and possibly star in the show, learn a new skill from the comfort of your own home. Email therealitytheatrecompany@gmail.com or telephone 07557300298.

Sewcial Circle: craft group meeting online, contact Anthea Thomas on 07890041487

Sporting memoriesmeeting online to talk and have fun using the memories of sport.

Beechwood WI: social group for women, offering a voice and force for good in the community, meeting via Zoom. Email beechwoodwi@hotmail.com or visit the National Federation of Women's Institutes 

Rogerstone Roses WI: social group for women, offering a voice and force for good in the community. Telephone Mary Edmunds on (01633) 891363 or visit the National Federation of Women's Institutes 

Reengage online groups - Free online active groups for the elderly.  Each 90-minute session includes around 45 minutes of gentle exercise, plus time to get to know one another in a friendly, sociable setting. 

Stroke Support community steps programme – Offering a wide range of online activities for anyone who has had a stroke and their carers.

Small Woods Wales – Offering a wide range of online woodland and nature based activities.

Online faith groups

St Marys Catholic Church: Online Sunday Mass

St Marks Church: Online Mass 

St Julians Church: Live worship

Faith Church: Online services

Buddism: Online events

Bahá’í teachings: Online community

Jewish Community Network: Online coffee groups and leadership

Online sports activities

Chair based exercise: Gentle chair exercise on Zoom. Tuesday/Friday 10am start, email jayne nicholls1234@sky.com

Disability Sports Wales: Pre-recorded inclusive workouts available via their YouTube channel.

FLexercise: Active 50+ exercise class, Monday/Thursday 10am start on Zoom. Email jayne_nicholls1234@sky.com for a link.

Multi-sports: Inclusive sport and dance activities for adults with learning disabilities. View timetable.

Newport Live: large number of fitness classes and sports available. View timetable.

NHS: 24 instructor led fitness videos.

Yoga with FreaYoga classes, workshops and 1:1 session for beginner and intermediate students.