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As part of its NT Live programme, the National Theatre is opening its amazing...

Stream the National Theatre free every Thursday

Even while social distancing measures are in place, it’s still possible to stay connected...

The best tech to help you stay connected with family and friends

Sewing is a great hobby; it’s challenging, offers a chance to get creative and...

Simple sewing projects for spring and summer

Knitting is a challenging and inexpensive way to get creative. And with the added...

Free knitting patterns: where to look online
Where to find free adult colouring pages online

Adult colouring books are enjoying a huge surge in popularity – no longer reserved...

Where to find useful Coronavirus guidance

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new illness that affects the lungs and airways.  After its...

The best free puzzle and game apps

Free puzzle and game apps are a great way to relax or make the...

Strengthening your body through Pilates

As you get older, staying in shape becomes more important than ever. But if...

Reading the label: identify the different kinds of sugar

The sharp increase of sugar in the average person’s diet has become the centre...

Appreciate nature’s wonders with bird watching

Spending time outdoors is a great way to explore and enjoy nature. If you’re...

Visiting beautiful Bath on a city break

Bath is one of England’s most stunning historic cities. A UNESCO World Heritage Site,...

Dating stories from over 50s

Thinking about trying online dating over 50 or getting back out there after divorce? ...

Getting started in Astronomy

If you’ve ever looked up to the stars and wondered what lies beyond them...

Chinese New Year meals you can make at home

On Chinese New Year’s Eve, it’s customary to prepare a home-cooked meal. Get inspired...

Make your own candles with these online resources

Nothing brightens a room and sets atmosphere better than the warm aroma and gentle...

Free painting tutorials you can watch online

Want to improve your painting skills? These brilliant – and free – online resources...

Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow cookers are affordable to buy, can cut down the time you spend cooking,...

New Year, New Hobbies for 2020

Starting a new hobby is a great way to learn, expand your skills and...

Keeping your indoor cat active

The domestic cats we keep in the UK might not be as majestic as...

Best car insurance comparison websites

Shopping for car insurance can be a tedious task – with so many different...

Winter warmers: Guide to great meals for cold weather

There are few better ways to beat the winter chill than with a hale...

How to Build Model Railways: Design & Layout

Building a model railway has long been a hobby reserved for the true tinkerer....

Finding travel insurance for diabetics

As with many on-going illnesses diabetes is not only something you need to deal...

Fixed term versus decreasing term life insurance – what’s the difference?

Purchasing a life insurance policy is a way to gain peace of mind that...

Travel insurance for cancer patients

If you or someone you love has just been diagnosed with cancer or is...

Over 50s senior speed dating options in the UK

Often you can feel within the first few minutes of meeting someone if you...

The top websites for fly-cruise packages

For many people, a cruise is the epitome of luxury travel. Whether you’re voyaging...

Senior Dating: Online and Offline

Navigating the world of dating when you’re over 50 might seem daunting at first....

Quit Smoking for Stoptober

It’s time for Stoptober – an annual initiative from the NHS that aims to encourage and...

Make your own stock

Sometimes a stock cube just won’t do. For a rich depth of flavour, have...

Creative writing: stretching your imaginative powers

Most children make up stories when they are young but as real life begins...

Try a new hobby this autumn

If you find yourself knocking around the house when the cooler weather arrives, why...

Free knitting and crochet patterns

Knitting and crochet is a great way to pass the time when the season...

How to make your own dog food

The choice of dog food now available today can be dizzying – and dog owners only...

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