Community Workshops now being run through Zoom and Facebook
Brentford Together have moved their workshops online, teaching sewing, cooking, bike maintenance, fitness, first aid and gardening.
Sessions are now being provided through both Zoom and Facebook Live, with tips and ideas for making the most of the time in isolation and a space to chat and meet others.
Whether you’d like to make the most of the food in your cupboards or the plants in your garden, get your bike roadworthy, sew a button back on your favourite shirt, learn basic first aid skills, or just meet others for a chat, all are welcome. Details on dates and times can be found by following the links. See you there!
Workshop sessions are currently taking place weekly, with Sewing on Tuesdays, Cooking on Thursdays, Bike Maintenance on Fridays and First Aid and Fitness on Saturdays.
Sara Ward welcomes you to Hen Corner. With supermarket shelves empty and home delivery unable to accept new customers, ensuring that we are well fed has never been as important as it is now. Be that learning new skills, foraging in the back of the cupboard, fridge and freezer or simply getting creative with the ingredients, Sara is here to help.
Bike repair and maintenance
The aim of the virtual Dr Bike sessions is to give dormant cyclists the necessary advice to repair their bicycles and to ensure that they are fit to ride safety on the road. The sessions will cover - checking your bike, how to repair punctures, adjust brakes, gears and removing rust.
Mary from the Brentford Sewing Bee will be running free classes on basic sewing skills and creative clothing projects. These will be broadcast on Facebook Live where she will answer questions and offer tips on simple clothing repairs and sewing creations.
Fitness and First Aid
Tania Cheney is the founder of Simple First Aid, an organisation which teaches life-saving first aid skills. Simple First Aid's training is primarily focused on providing parents with first aid skills to help babies and children. Simple First Aid believes that everyone should have the opportunity to learn simple first aid life-saving skills giving them the confidence to deal with a real-life first aid emergency.
Tania is regarded as an expert speaker, and she has participated in baby shows in London, Manchester, Birmingham and Scotland to advise on first aid for babies and children. The Red Cross Movement has presented Tania with their highest award for her work with them.
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April 16, 2020