Information about Covid19:
Please read our information on how we are supporting residents and businesses, as well as information on affected services.

Stay entertained during isolation

On this page you can find a number of things to keep you entertained during isolation, from fitness classes to learning a new skill.

Easy read guide to structure and activities at home

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The Library service

Cornwall Library provides members free access to a wide range of online resources. These include electronic books, eAudiobooks, online newspapers and magazines, stream music to your internet device and research information using our online reference library.

Be creatively Isolated

  • Creative Isolation
  • Recipe search by ingredients you have at home. Just add your ingredients and Supercook instantly finds matching recipes from the most popular cooking websites

  • Penlee Inspired Online – A digital exhibition of works at Penlee House Gallery and Museum. Starting on Monday 23rd March. Follow onle on facebook @penleehousegallery.

  • Virtual ‘tours’ are available on the internet. Youtube have tours of different parts of Cornwall. Also, there are virtual art gallery tours

Health and fitness

  • Homeworkout websites
  • Joe Wicks the bodycoach
  • Davina Mcall fitness Own Your Goals app  - 30 days for free
  • NHS gym free workouts
  • Free youtube workouts
  • You can still go outside - once a day go for a walk, run or cycle. Make sure if you do see anyone else you keep at least 2m (six feet) away from each other. You shouldn’t travel to do this exercise, you should start and end it at your home. Download the free NHS Active 10 App for a little added motivation.

  • If social media is your thing look for the hashtag #StayInWorkOut on social media for ideas on being active
  • Although Better leisure centres are now closed in line with Government guidance, they have an app you can download for free to join in with virtual fitness classes The Better UK app can be found at https://t.co/bgAu1YqBsk?amp=1 and is available free to download on both IOS and Android devices. You don’t need to be a member of a Better leisure centre, simply use the code BETTERFREE to access all classes free of charge.
  • Down Dog (Yoga for Beginners, HIIT, Barre, and 7 Minute workout) app is now free until May 1.

  • Breathe Communities have a facebook live stream that is fun and interactive Th/Fr/Sat 10.30 am. They also have a rota to phone people daily to check in on needs and health (both physical and emotional) if anyone wants a daily call let them know. 07812110273 or breathecommunities@gmail.com

Kids health and fitness

Mental health and wellbeing

Children's Entertainment

Online events

Use webchat to chat to friends

  • Zoom - an app you can download for you pc or mobile device
  • Housparty - an app you can download to have multiple face to face chats.

Culture on demand

  • Explore FEAST’s website for creative projects in Cornwall. The re-ignition programme has been designed to support local communities through lockdown. 
  • Tyskennow Kernow is a showcase of Cornish short films and films in the Cornish language. You can watch them for free on Vimeo.
  • Learn to sing Cornish Folksongs with intoBodmin’s online choir.
  • You can join Wheal Martyn in recreating historic pictures or celebrating Clay Country. 
  • Penlee Art Gallery and Museum created the 'great British art quiz' and it is available on the Guardian newspaper online. 
  • You can listen to audio extracts from a new book about the history of Kind Edward mine on YouTube
  • This Vimeo showcase features a virtual reality tour of Cornwall. 
  • Hireth, a play telling the story of Cornish miners in WWI is available to watch on YouTube.