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Friday, 22 January 2021

Tervuren Park and the Royal Museum for Central Africa


Tervuren Park and the Royal Museum for Central Africa is an ideal day. 
Visit the fascinating museum, followed by a refreshing walk around the beautiful surroundings of Tervuren Park.Tervuren Park is beautiful all year round. The grounds are surrounded by trees, lakes and ponds. There is also a playground for the kids! 
The glorious building hosting the Africa museum has recently been renovated and has an extensive collection. 
Park & Museum Distance from SHAPE; 45 minutes by car 
Dogs; Yes on a lead
Buggy Friendly; Yes
Royal Museum of Central Africa; https://www.africamuseum.be/en
Cost; £12 euro an adult, children under 18 are free
Toilets; Yes
Museum Cafe; Closed at the moment
Take away; The Cacao Tree, 5 minute walk from Tervuren Park. A great spot for Coffee/ Hot chocolate and waffles. https://www.google.com/.../data=!4m5!3m4...

BBC Bitesize Key Stage 3 English

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BFBS And Ticket For Troops Invite You To Quiz Vinnie Jones

Next week, actor, producer and former professional footballer Vinnie Jones will be in the spotlight in a free online Q&A session hosted by BFBS in partnership with the Tickets For Troops charity on the BFBS Radio Facebook page.

With live events cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Tickets For Troops and BFBS want to ensure that the UK military and their families continue to feel entertained and supported.

About the Facebook event, Vinnie said: “I’m thrilled to be chatting with the troops next week. My son was in the Household Cavalry and I have a great amount of respect for the Armed Forces and what they do. I also know they like a bit of banter so I’m looking forward to what they might ask me. Bring it on!

So, for one hour from 6pm UK time on Tuesday, January 26, one-time hardman of football-turned-hardman Hollywood actor, will be answering questions live from the lucky participants who will join him at the Facebook event: ‘Quiz Vinnie Jones’.

Vinnie will be joined by BFBS broadcaster, Hal Stewart, who will host the event and take questions live from the online audience.

Angie Avlianos, Event Manager, BFBS Live Events said: “We are really excited to have the legendary Vinnie Jones onboard for this exclusive Q&A. We really miss delivering live events so putting on an online event like this is so important to give our audience a little distraction from what’s going on in the world right now.”

Simply tune in to the BFBS Radio Facebook page at 6pm on 26th January to watch the interview and ask questions: https://www.facebook.com/BFBSRadio.

And check out https://www.ticketsfortroops.org.uk/ to find out more about other events for the military community coming up soon.


Violence Against Women And Girls (VAWG) - Government Call For Evidence

This call for evidence is seeking to collect views from those with lived experience of, or views on, crimes considered as violence against women and girls. 
It will run for a period of 10 weeks and is open to all genders.

This consultation closes at 11:45pm on 19 February 2021​

Please click HERE for further information

Registration For The 2022 Marathon Des Sables Is Now Open!

​Billed by the Discovery Channel as the 'toughest footrace on earth', competitors take on six marathons in five days across the Sahara desert Interested? 
Find out how you can join our 2022 Walking with the Wounded team HERE

NHS: Workout Courses

We've teamed up with fitness experts to bring you some exciting new workout courses.
Keep an eye on our YouTube channel HERE for new workouts every Wednesday and Saturday​​

Cervical Screening

Around one in three of those invited have failed to attend a cervical screening appointment in the past year due to COVID fears. Cervical screening is key for early diagnosis of cervical cancer. Measures are in place to ensure it is done safely

                                  For more information please click HERE

National Portrait Gallery: Family Activities


Click HERE  for your free activity book

Thursday, 21 January 2021

UBS Armed Forces Insight Event - 27th Jan


​Join UBS in this two-hour live chat where you'll have the opportunity to hear from Service leavers who transitioned to roles in their company, and what they found out along the way. 

Find out more and register HERE

Reading Force And Never Such Innocence Poetry Workshop