Chatter pack: a list of free, online, boredom-busting resources.
Coffee and laughs: an online social group for females, email Marilyn Priday firstname.lastname@example.org
Coffee lounge via Scope: virtual coffee lounge for disabled people, parents and carers.
FAN (Friends and neighbours): a social group bringing people together in friendship, meeting on zoom and face to face. Contact email@example.com 07835 544639 for meeting details or visit thefancharity.org.
Meetup: discover events for the things you love
Men’s Sheds Cymru: a fortnightly Zoom Room
Menter Iaith Casnewydd: enabling the communities of Newport to live and work in Welsh
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 07557300298.
Reengage online groups - Free active groups for those 70 and over. Each 90-minute session includes around 45 minutes of gentle exercise, plus time to get to know one another in a friendly, sociable setting.
Re-engage and Dragon’s Rugby- in-person activity group in Newport for people over the age of 75. 11am -1pm. Rodney’s Bar, Gate 6, NP19 OBH To attend contact 02922 801 802 or 02922 790 247.
Rhiwderin WI- is a small group of local ladies who meet to not only make new friends but also to learn about interesting topics and share outings. Further details can be found on their Facebook page or by emailing Christine Sangster on rhiwderinWI@gmail.com .
Sewcial Circle: craft group meeting online, contact Anthea Thomas on 07890041487
Sporting memories: meeting 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 on the first Monday of every month from 7pm onwards at Jubilee Hall (St Julian's Baptist Church), Beaufort Road, Newport NP19 7PZ. We also stream via zoom. Visitors welcome (please contact us prior to attending). Contact: email@example.com or Louise (Secretary) on 07866465117. 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.
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.
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
Online sports activities
Disability Sports Wales: Pre-recorded inclusive workouts available via their YouTube channel.
NHS: 24 instructor led fitness videos.
Yoga with Frea: Yoga classes, workshops and 1:1 session for beginner and intermediate students.