Online Activities & Events in the JQ
As the effects of social distancing start to take hold, many Jewellery Quarter businesses are turning their events and activities digital.
Browse our pick of online activities from the list below and discover something new from the comfort of your own home! Have an upcoming online event, seminar, or workshop? Share the details with us via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Physical exercise is not just important for our health but also for our mood and overall well-being. The Jewellery Quarter is full of studios, gyms and specialist trainers. Be sure to follow their social media accounts for videos and updates on how you can stay active at home or in your garden.
The Pretty Sweaty Stuff
Bring some calm and relaxation to your daily routine with online yoga videos both for stretching and strength training.
Hey! It’s finally uploaded! A quick 9 min energising flow for you on my YouTube: The Pretty Sweaty Stuff Yoga❣️@BirminghamJQ @JQBID #SupportSmallBusinesses #ISupportBirmingham #birmingham #yogateacher #birminghamjewelleryquarter pic.twitter.com/mmQHuGlMLP
— Lisa D (@Theprettysweaty) March 23, 2020
Henrietta Street Gym
Roll out the mat for some strength and HIIT training. Henrietta Street Gym is putting together a variety of home workout classes for all fitness levels using a mixture of equipment and bodyweight to make sure you can vary your workout routine and level to fit you.
Covid 19 – never gymless. A free online training programme for our community and beyond. Keep sane, keep fit and keep safe. https://t.co/6IsyTMMixQ
— Henrietta Street Gym (@HenriettaStGym) March 22, 2020
Learn something new
Taking up a new skill might be just the distraction you need in these strange times and the satisfaction of succeeding can be an important mood-booster.
Guitar Lessons Birmingham have launched a Skype service to continue to tutor students one on one. All you need is a guitar and an internet connection to get started.
The Hive JQ are busy sending out craft kits to keep your creative mind busy! Get in touch for more information via email@example.com.
Donation-based webinars on a range of relevant topics including “Managing Anxiety” and “Be Connected Online” are accessible to everyone.
It's an emotional time and the fuel they provide is going to get you through. Dr Jessica Bolton created a 30 minute video to help you meet your amazing emotions.https://t.co/fAcPu1KhsW pic.twitter.com/mtElIRIIxl
— ConnectionStudio (@connectionstdio) March 24, 2020
Find out about studying music at ACM with one of their digital open days including a Live Stream of the Welcome Talk, Q&A and tour of the campus.
Birmingham Walking Tours
Delve deeper into the history and heritage of the JQ with tour-guide Kevin Thomas from Birmingham Walking Tours. Follow Kevin on social media for mini videos on the history of the Jewellery Quarter and Birmingham.