Things To Do In Hampshire This Weekend | 29 JANUARY 2021

Welcome to Things to do in Hampshire This Weekend 29 January 2021!

At the beginning of the year I turned my regular Friday Instagram Stories recommendations into a blog post for the new year.

Every Friday I’ll be sharing five things across Hampshire for you to do, eat or visit. Normally my suggestions cover everything from events and places to explore to places to eat and drink at. But, we’re in a National Lockdown so I’m working with what we’ve got and providing inspiration where possible.

Take a look at this week’s suggestions which focus on Hampshire’s online classes…

Things to do in Hampshire 29 January 2021

This week, Things To Do In Hampshire 29 January 2021, I’m focusing on online classes you can take.

Not only will you upskill and practice a little mindfulness but you’ll also be support a local small business. Triple win.

1. Hampshire’s Eventbrite Classes

I mean I’m coming out the gate strong with this one for you. There are so many classes on all kinds of topics to suit all kinds of needs, paid and free.

Take some time and delve into what all these incredible people, businesses and local institutions have on offer over the next few weeks. From photo walks to ukulele classes there’s bound to be something to take your interest.

It’s the TK Maxx of online classes and it’s time to get rummaging to find a gem of an online class that suits you!

Visit Eventbrite to see classes in Hampshire

2. Lettering By The Sea Calligraphy Kit & Classes

Bridgette has so many different classes from traditional calligraphy to brush lettering and plenty of different classes and styles in between.

It’s worth having a browse of her website to have a look, and if you’re a beginner take a look at the ‘Click Calligraphy’ starter online classes.

Visit Lettering By The Sea’s Instagram Page

She’ll also be sharing a few simple ideas on her Instagram page over the next couple of week to help you practise outside of class.

Lettering By The Sea is on the list for Things to do in Hampshire 29 January 2021 as she hosts online calligraphy classes.

3. Amy Harwood Illustration Art Classes

Amy has a series of art classes starting from £5 coming up over the next few months that you can do using any medium online.

In October I did all of her classes and cannot recommend them enough.

I’m going to sign up to some of the new ones as they are perfect for unwinding after a long day at work, practicing mindfulness and learning some new skills.

The great thing about Amy is she caters for all abilities, and strikes a great balance between giving you guidance and letting you have your own creative freedom.

Visit Amy’s website and sign up to one of her upcoming art classes.

Amy Harwood Illustrations and workshops in Things to do in Hampshire 29 January 2021

4. The Business of Making Seminar Series

The Business of Making Seminar Series is a free class from The Gosport Gallery via Hampshire Cultural Trust.

If you are looking to start or further your own business then this series of classes is for you. Delivered in a seminar style it provides useful tips on self-employment, income streams and setting up an online sales platform. 

Looking to become your own boss this year? This is going to help you on your way.

Visit the Hampshire Cultural Trust website to sign up to The Business of Making Seminar Series.

5. Discover the ‘Best of Hampshire’ in an online food Class

Well here’s a little gem I’ve uncovered, a seminar with two BBC MasterChef winners based who are based in Hampshire sharing their favourite food from the county! Take a look…

‘The Best of Hampshire’ with BBC MasterChef winners Jane Devonshire and Shelina Permalloo
Wednesday 17 February 2021

6.00pm to 7.30pm

Celebrating the best of Hampshire with MasterChef winners Jane Devonshire and Shelina Permalloo. Join both renowned chefs live from their home kitchens for cooking demonstrations and discussion from the comfort of your own kitchen… or any other room of choice!

Featuring a selection of local produce this is an evening that will show what Hampshire has to offer, with tips to bring fun and creativity to your home cooking!

Find out more about this class and buy a ticket on the Hampshire Libraries Website.

It’s also worth nothing that Hampshire Libraries Online Classes has lots of classes on an array of topics. You can find the full programme including both paid and free classes by heading to the Hampshire Libraries website.

And honestly, finding little gems like this to share with you is my favourite thing about writing this blog. It’s very tough being in lockdown in the UK right now but, being able to find people doing incredible things that you can take

Things to do in Hampshire This Weekend

Over the weekend I did a bit of a brainstorm and have plenty of new thoughts and themes to keep bringing you ideas of things to do in Hampshire. I’m so excited to write the next few weeks for you!

Things To Do In Hampshire 29 January 2021 edition is focused on online classes but you’ll find plenty of other ideas in previous editions of this series of posts.

Let me know if you decide to try any of these suggestions in the in the comments below. 

You can find previous posts from this series here:

Please do check all of the suggestions as restrictions have changed and local businesses have adapted their hours and offerings or temporarily closed too.

For guidelines and what to expect from this blog post every week, read the first in the series…


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