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Aspire Community Benefit Society supports people with learning disabilities to have better lives through the provision of high-quality, person-centred, care and support services.

Our purpose is to enhance the quality of the lives of the people we support by empowering them to be as independent as possible. Citizenship is at the heart of our organisation.

We support people to make the most of their strengths and to take an active part in the communities in which they live. We want the people we support to lead fulfilling lives and to ensure they are safeguarded from avoidable harm.


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  • Image Bank Quiz
    All day
    December 1, 2020

    Dean has created this weekly quiz to test your knowledge of the symbols in the LYPFT communication image bank. How many can you name?

    Click the link below to see this week’s quiz:

    Image Quiz Sheet no. 30

  • International Day of Disabled People 2020
    09:30 -16:30
    December 1, 2020

    The celebrations will take place between 1st and 4th December.  A series of accessible, inclusive performances, stories, exhibitions, discussions, information and activities is planned plus some off-line content.  Check out the packed programme of activities.

    All events are FREE to attend.  Please visit idodp.eventbrite.co.uk to register for the live events or contact the William Merritt Centre on info@wmdlc.org or 0113 242 1321 for assistance with booking.

    Today’s programme includes:

    • Opening & Welcome – Cllr. Kevin Ritchie, Geoff Turnbull & Phil Gleeson
    • Technology & Toys – William Merritt Centre
    • Stay Active – People in Action
    • Accessibility of Public Spaces – Forum Central
  • CICs Catch Up
    10:30 -11:30
    December 1, 2020

    A weekly Zoom session with Aspire’s very own Involvement Co-ordinators: Ailsa, Caroline and Tim.

    This is a chance to catch up with friends from across Aspire.  Ailsa, Caroline and Tim will also bring you news from the services and about upcoming diary dates, so why not join them?

    Before you join the meeting for the first time you will need to get a Meeting ID number and passcode from any of the Involvement Co-ordinators.  Once you have the details, keep hold of them, and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    11:00 -12:00
    December 1, 2020

    Sing, dance, mime, act, make up a story or just have a laugh with John and Marc from Bright Sparks Theatre.  This session is open to all on Zoom.  You will need to open Zoom and then enter the following details:

    Zoom ID:    567 456 3452

    Passcode:   1234

  • Digital Skills
    13:00 -14:00
    December 1, 2020

    Do you want to gain IT skills? Beckie at Leep 1 is delivering digital skills sessions via Zoom which are fun and member-led. If you would like to join in, email Beckie for the Zoom ID and password.

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    19:00 -20:00
    December 1, 2020

    Sing, dance, mime, act, make up a story or just have a laugh with John and Marc from Bright Sparks Theatre.  This session is open to all on Zoom.  You will need to open Zoom and then enter the following details:

    Zoom ID:    567 456 3452

    Passcode:   1234

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  • Musical Theatre
    All day
    December 2, 2020

    Join Becci in her Musical Theatre class and learn this week’s song and dance routine.

    This week is My God from Sister Act

  • International Day of Disabled People 2020
    09:30 -16:30
    December 2, 2020

    The celebrations will take place between 1st and 4th December.  A series of accessible, inclusive performances, stories, exhibitions, discussions, information and activities is planned plus some off-line content.  Check out the packed programme of activities.

    All events are FREE to attend.  Please visit idodp.eventbrite.co.uk to register for the live events or contact the William Merritt Centre on info@wmdlc.org or 0113 242 1321 for assistance with booking.

    Today’s programme includes:

    • I Am Still Here – Age Proud
    • Being With the Monkey Mind – Mindfulness Cooperation
    • Stay Active – People in Action
    • An Introduction to Autobiographical Writing – Carers Connections
  • Dancing With Lewis
    13:00 -14:00
    December 2, 2020

    We’re pleased to welcome Lewis (from Strawberry Lane) who will be hosting weekly dance sessions live on our Aspire CBS Facebook page.  He’ll run a variety of sessions including belly dancing, Zumba, keep fit and disco.  So get those muscles working and join him most weeks on Wednesdays from 1:00-2:00.

    If you miss the live event you can watch a recording of each session a few days after it has ended. Just go to our Online Activities Archive and click the tab called ‘Music, Dance & Exercise’.

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  • Baking
    All day
    December 3, 2020

    This week’s recipe is from Lindsay for:

    Microwave Vanilla Fudge

  • International Day of Disabled People 2020
    10:00 -20:30
    December 3, 2020

    The celebrations will take place between 1st and 4th December.  A series of accessible, inclusive performances, stories, exhibitions, discussions, information and activities is planned plus some off-line content.  Check out the packed programme of activities.

    All events are FREE to attend.  Please visit idodp.eventbrite.co.uk to register for the live events or contact the William Merritt Centre on info@wmdlc.org or 0113 242 1321 for assistance with booking.

    Today’s programme includes:

    • Wise Up To Ageism – Age Proud
    • Boxing Fitness – Sense
    • Sing-a-long with Sage – MESMAC
    • Sensory Loss, Accessibility Workshop – DeafBlind UK
    • Disco – Purple Patch Arts
  • Making & Keeping Friends Training
    11:00 -12:00
    December 3, 2020

    Sarah from Connect in the North is running a making and keeping friends group on Zoom.

    The training will be about:

    • What makes a good friend
    • How to make friends
    • How do we stay friends
    • What to do when we fall out with friends

    If you want any more information please email sarah@citn.org.uk

     

  • All In This Together Zoom Chat
    11:00 -12:00
    December 3, 2020

    Do you want to chat with your friends from across Aspire?  Then why not join Julie on Zoom to catch up with their news and share yours?

    Contact Julie Lill to let her know you would like to join the chat and she will give you a Meeting ID number and passcode.  Once you have the details, keep hold of them, and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Bright Sparks Drama
    13:00 -14:30
    December 3, 2020

    For people in our East community bases at Naburn, Richmond Hill and Tech North (though one or two more bases across the city would be welcome too).  Join John and Marc from Bright Sparks Theatre Company in their weekly drama session on Zoom.

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    December 3, 2020

    Hosted by Becci at Rothwell, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.  For today’s quiz the theme will be Christmas.

    Contact Becci Barker for your Meeting ID number and passcode.  Once you have the details, keep hold of them, and use them every time you want to join in.

    Your cards for this week’s game:  Christmas R&R Bingo Cards

    (Becci says you must be wearing your Christmas hat to play!)

  • Elf Day
    All day
    December 3, 2020

    South Parkway is having a charity Elf Day to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Society – https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/elfday/what-is-elf-day.

    Their fundraising pack from the Society contained decorations and games, so they’re having afternoon tea in each property with activities for the people who live there throughout the day.  They also have two raffle-type games: Name of the Elf and Guess the number of gingerbread men.

    Of course, no-one can visit them at South Parkway due to Covid so they’d like us all to support them by dressing up – wherever we are – on the day.

    They have set up a Just Giving page for any donations at:

    https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/southparkway-elfday2020

     

     

  • Purple Patch Disco
    19:00 -20:30
    December 3, 2020

    A not-to-be-missed disco hosted by the wonderful folk Purple Patch Arts as part of International Day of Disabled People 2020.  They’ll be playing upbeat classics that will be sure to get you moving and grooving.

    Contact them on email or by ringing 07725 041801 to book.  Then, between 7-8:30pm on the night you can join them by going to their Facebook event: https://fb.me/e/d7ghkmTEG from 7-8:30pm. 

    Looking forward to seeing those moves!!

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  • International Day of Disabled People 2020
    09:30 -21:00
    December 4, 2020

    The celebrations will take place between 1st and 4th December.  A series of accessible, inclusive performances, stories, exhibitions, discussions, information and activities is planned plus some off-line content.  Check out the packed programme of activities.

    All events are FREE to attend.  Please visit idodp.eventbrite.co.uk to register for the live events or contact the William Merritt Centre on info@wmdlc.org or 0113 242 1321 for assistance with booking.

    Today’s programme includes:

    • Employment, Discussion – Forum Central
    • Friendships, Relationships and Sexuality Quiz – Advonet
    • Stay Active – People in Action
    • Poetry Event – Space and SAGE
    • Strategies For Disability Activism in the Post-COVID World – Leeds Disabled People Organisation
  • ENE Area Zoom
    10:30 -11:15
    December 4, 2020

    Ailsa Ryder is hosting these weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our ENE services. This is an opportunity for you to chat with friends and catch up on all their news.

    This week there will be a Christmas Quiz!

    If you want to join in, you’ll need a Zoom ID and passcode which you can get from a member of staff or one of the Involvement Coordinators (Tim, Ailsa or Caroline).

  • Leaps & Bounds
    13:30 -14:30
    December 4, 2020

    You are invited to join Yorkshire Dance in their fun filled Leaps & Bounds online Zoom classes.

    Each week they will transform the class and travel to a different world.  From underwater adventures to woodland escapes, they will keep the dancing going!

    Book your place by contacting Sarah Lyon or phone them on 0113 243 8765.

  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:30
    December 4, 2020

    Join our fabulous DJ, Nigel ‘Cally’ Callaghan, for an afternoon party with music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

    You can join the party on the Aspire CBS Facebook page on Fridays between 1:30 and 2:30pm.  Try to be prompt so you don’t miss the show!

    Don’t forget to request your favourite songs and DJ Cally will try to play as many of them as he can.

    You can watch a recording of this live event a few days after it has ended. Just go to our Online Activities Archive and click the tab called ‘Music, Dance & Exercise’.

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  • Photo Competition
    All day
    December 7, 2020

    Each week we will announce a new theme and we want you to take photographs related to the theme.  Please share your photographs with us on the Aspire CBS Facebook page or on our Instagram account.  Whichever you use, don’t forget to include the hashtag #aspirephoto.

    We’ll contact the winner and ask them to choose the theme for next week’s challenge.

  • Music & Exercise
    All day
    December 7, 2020

    Join Becci each week in her fun music and exercise class.

    This is Class 9

  • SSE QUIZ
    13:30 -14:15
    December 7, 2020

    This weekly live quiz is open to people who attend any of our SSE services. Mark Pollard is your quiz master. Why not test how good your knowledge is?

    To join in the session on Facebook, speak to a member of staff or your local Involvement Coordinator, Tim Snell who will let you know the details.

    If you are not from one of our SSE services, you can still join in the fun.  Click the links below to download the questions (and answer) sheets from this week’s quiz:

    2020.12.07 – Know Your Soaps Qs         2020.12.07 – Know Your Soaps Q&As

    2020.12.07 – Christmas Animals Qs      2020.12.07 – Christmas Animals Q&As

  • WNW Area Zoom
    13:30 -14:15
    December 7, 2020

    Caroline Terry is hosting these weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our WNW services. This is an opportunity for you to chat with friends and catch up on all their news.

    This week there will be a Christmas Quiz.

    If you want to join in, you’ll need a Zoom ID and passcode which you can get from a member of staff or one of the Involvement Coordinators (Tim, Ailsa or Caroline).

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  • CICs Catch Up
    10:30 -11:30
    December 8, 2020

    A weekly Zoom session with Aspire’s very own Involvement Co-ordinators: Ailsa, Caroline and Tim.

    This is a chance to catch up with friends from across Aspire.  Ailsa, Caroline and Tim will also bring you news from the services and about upcoming diary dates, so why not join them?

    Before you join the meeting for the first time you will need to get a Meeting ID number and passcode from any of the Involvement Co-ordinators.  Once you have the details, keep hold of them, and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    11:00 -12:00
    December 8, 2020

    Sing, dance, mime, act, make up a story or just have a laugh with John and Marc from Bright Sparks Theatre.  This session is open to all on Zoom.  You will need to open Zoom and then enter the following details:

    Zoom ID:    567 456 3452

    Passcode:   1234

  • Digital Skills
    13:00 -14:00
    December 8, 2020

    Do you want to gain IT skills? Beckie at Leep 1 is delivering digital skills sessions via Zoom which are fun and member-led. If you would like to join in, email Beckie for the Zoom ID and password.

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    19:00 -20:00
    December 8, 2020

    Sing, dance, mime, act, make up a story or just have a laugh with John and Marc from Bright Sparks Theatre.  This session is open to all on Zoom.  You will need to open Zoom and then enter the following details:

    Zoom ID:    567 456 3452

    Passcode:   1234

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  • Rob’s Music Quiz
    All day
    December 9, 2020

    Can you name the tunes in Rob’s music quiz?

    This week the theme is Animals.  Click the link below to see the video:

    Music Quiz No. 16 – Animals

  • Musical Theatre
    All day
    December 9, 2020

    Join Becci in her Musical Theatre class and learn this week’s song and dance routine.

    This week is a Christmas favourite: Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

  • Pawsome Afternoon Tea
    12:00 -15:00
    December 9, 2020

    Jackie Spencer and Pam McCarthy are hosting a lockdown event to raise money for the Cats Protection League (Gildersome).

    Staff and people we support across the WNW of Leeds have been snapping up the £10 tickets and placing their orders for an afternoon tea supplied by The Dolls Pantry which will be delivered to their door.

    There will be bingo, raffles and quizzes over Zoom and lots of kitty fun.  There’s also a Best Kitty face painting competition.  Between 2-3pm DJ Cally will play a selection of our favourite music; to join in just head over to the Aspire Facebook page.

    We can’t wait to see the photographs from this fab event.

     

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  • Baking
    All day
    December 10, 2020

    This week’s recipe is from Gary for:

    Banana Bread

     

  • Making & Keeping Friends Training
    11:00 -12:00
    December 10, 2020

    Sarah from Connect in the North is running a making and keeping friends group on Zoom.

    The training will be about:

    • What makes a good friend
    • How to make friends
    • How do we stay friends
    • What to do when we fall out with friends

    If you want any more information please email sarah@citn.org.uk

     

  • All In This Together Zoom Chat
    11:00 -12:00
    December 10, 2020

    Do you want to chat with your friends from across Aspire?  Then why not join Julie on Zoom to catch up with their news and share yours?

    Contact Julie Lill to let her know you would like to join the chat and she will give you a Meeting ID number and passcode.  Once you have the details, keep hold of them, and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Bright Sparks Drama
    13:00 -14:30
    December 10, 2020

    For people in our East community bases at Naburn, Richmond Hill and Tech North (though one or two more bases across the city would be welcome too).  Join John and Marc from Bright Sparks Theatre Company in their weekly drama session on Zoom.

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    December 10, 2020

    Hosted by Becci at Rothwell, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.  For today’s quiz the theme will be Christmas.

    Contact Becci Barker for your Meeting ID number and passcode.  Once you have the details, keep hold of them, and use them every time you want to join in.

    Your cards for this week’s game:  Christmas R&R Bingo Cards

    (Becci says you must be wearing your Christmas hat to play!)

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  • ENE Area Zoom
    10:30 -11:15
    December 11, 2020

    Ailsa Ryder is hosting these weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our ENE services. This is an opportunity for you to chat with friends and catch up on all their news.

    This week there will be a Christmas Quiz!

    If you want to join in, you’ll need a Zoom ID and passcode which you can get from a member of staff or one of the Involvement Coordinators (Tim, Ailsa or Caroline).

  • Christmas Card Competition – Winner
    All day
    December 11, 2020

    Well done to everyone who entered this year’s Design a Christmas Card Competition.  Today we’ll announce who the winners are from each area and reveal the overall winning design.

  • Leaps & Bounds
    13:30 -14:30
    December 11, 2020

    You are invited to join Yorkshire Dance in their fun filled Leaps & Bounds online Zoom classes.

    Each week they will transform the class and travel to a different world.  From underwater adventures to woodland escapes, they will keep the dancing going!

    Book your place by contacting Sarah Lyon or phone them on 0113 243 8765.

  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:30
    December 11, 2020

    Join our fabulous DJ, Nigel ‘Cally’ Callaghan, for an afternoon party with music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.

    You can join the party on the Aspire CBS Facebook page on Fridays between 1:30 and 2:30pm.  Try to be prompt so you don’t miss the show!

    Don’t forget to request your favourite songs and DJ Cally will try to play as many of them as he can.

    You can watch a recording of this live event a few days after it has ended. Just go to our Online Activities Archive and click the tab called ‘Music, Dance & Exercise’.

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  • Photo Competition
    All day
    December 14, 2020

    Each week we will announce a new theme and we want you to take photographs related to the theme.  Please share your photographs with us on the Aspire CBS Facebook page or on our Instagram account.  Whichever you use, don’t forget to include the hashtag #aspirephoto.

    We’ll contact the winner and ask them to choose the theme for next week’s challenge.

  • Music & Exercise
    All day
    December 14, 2020

    Join Becci each week in her fun music and exercise class.

    This is Class 10

  • SSE QUIZ
    13:30 -14:15
    December 14, 2020

    This weekly live quiz is open to people who attend any of our SSE services. Mark Pollard is your quiz master. Why not test how good your knowledge is?

    To join in the session on Facebook, speak to a member of staff or your local Involvement Coordinator, Tim Snell who will let you know the details.

    If you are not from one of our SSE services, you can still join in the fun.  Click the links below to download the questions (and answer) sheets from this week’s quiz:

    2020.12.14 – Christmas Lyrics Qs

    2020.12.14 – Christmas Lyrics Q&As

  • WNW Area Zoom
    13:30 -14:15
    December 14, 2020

    Caroline Terry is hosting these weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our WNW services. This is an opportunity for you to chat with friends and catch up on all their news.

    This week there will be a Christmas Quiz!

    If you want to join in, you’ll need a Zoom ID and passcode which you can get from a member of staff or one of the Involvement Coordinators (Tim, Ailsa or Caroline).

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  • Line Dancing with Aiden
    All day
    December 15, 2020

    We’re excited that Aiden Fryer has joined us and will be teaching line dancing.  Every week from January he will go through the steps to get you scooting around the floor to a great piece of music.

    If you can’t wait until January, you can get started today with this introductory class.

    Also, he’s running sessions throughout Christmas week so you can start practising now!

    Line Dancing – Introduction

  • CICs Catch Up
    10:30 -11:30
    December 15, 2020

    A weekly Zoom session with Aspire’s very own Involvement Co-ordinators: Ailsa, Caroline and Tim.

    This is a chance to catch up with friends from across Aspire.  Ailsa, Caroline and Tim will also bring you news from the services and about upcoming diary dates, so why not join them?

    Before you join the meeting for the first time you will need to get a Meeting ID number and passcode from any of the Involvement Co-ordinators.  Once you have the details, keep hold of them, and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    11:00 -12:00
    December 15, 2020

    Sing, dance, mime, act, make up a story or just have a laugh with John and Marc from Bright Sparks Theatre.  This session is open to all on Zoom.  You will need to open Zoom and then enter the following details:

    Zoom ID:    567 456 3452

    Passcode:   1234

  • Digital Skills
    13:00 -14:00
    December 15, 2020

    Do you want to gain IT skills? Beckie at Leep 1 is delivering digital skills sessions via Zoom which are fun and member-led. If you would like to join in, email Beckie for the Zoom ID and password.

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    19:00 -20:00
    December 15, 2020

    Sing, dance, mime, act, make up a story or just have a laugh with John and Marc from Bright Sparks Theatre.  This session is open to all on Zoom.  You will need to open Zoom and then enter the following details:

    Zoom ID:    567 456 3452

    Passcode:   1234

16
  • Musical Theatre
    All day
    December 16, 2020

    Join Becci in her Musical Theatre class and learn this week’s song and dance routine.

    This week is another Christmas favourite: Jingle Bell Rock

  • Rob’s Music Quiz
    All day
    December 16, 2020

    Can you name the tunes in Rob’s music quiz?

    This week the theme is Christmas.  Click the link below to see the video:

    Music Quiz No. 17 – Christmas

  • Dancing with Lewis
    13:00 -14:00
    December 16, 2020

    Get those muscles working by joining Lewis (from Strawberry Lane) every week in a live dancing session.

    This week Lewis will be running a keep fit session.  This will be on the Aspire CBS Facebook page, so you need to head over there if you’d like to join him.

    If you miss the live event you can watch a recording of this session a few days after it has ended. Just go to our Online Activities Archive and click the tab called ‘Music, Dance & Exercise’.

  • Audby Lane Zoom
    13:30 -14:30
    December 16, 2020

    Audby Lane’s Zoom meeting run by Involvement Coordinator, Ailsa Ryder.

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  • Baking
    All day
    December 17, 2020

    This week’s recipe is from Gary for:

    Lasagne

     

     

  • All In This Together Zoom Chat
    11:00 -12:00
    December 17, 2020

    Do you want to chat with your friends from across Aspire?  Then why not join Julie on Zoom to catch up with their news and share yours?

    Contact Julie Lill to let her know you would like to join the chat and she will give you a Meeting ID number and passcode.  Once you have the details, keep hold of them, and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Bright Sparks Drama
    13:00 -14:30
    December 17, 2020

    For people in our East community bases at Naburn, Richmond Hill and Tech North (though one or two more bases across the city would be welcome too).  Join John and Marc from Bright Sparks Theatre Company in their weekly drama session on Zoom.

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    December 17, 2020

    Hosted by Becci at Rothwell, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.  For today’s quiz the theme will be Christmas.

    Contact Becci Barker for your Meeting ID number and passcode.  Once you have the details, keep hold of them, and use them every time you want to join in.

    Your cards for this week’s game:  Christmas R&R Bingo Cards

    (Becci says you must be wearing your Christmas hat to play!)

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  • ENE Area Zoom
    10:30 -11:15
    December 18, 2020

    Ailsa Ryder is hosting these weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our ENE services. This is an opportunity for you to chat with friends and catch up on all their news.

    This week there will be a Christmas Quiz!

    If you want to join in, you’ll need a Zoom ID and passcode which you can get from a member of staff or one of the Involvement Coordinators (Tim, Ailsa or Caroline).

  • Leaps & Bounds
    13:30 -14:30
    December 18, 2020

    You are invited to join Yorkshire Dance in their fun filled Leaps & Bounds online Zoom classes.

    Each week they will transform the class and travel to a different world.  From underwater adventures to woodland escapes, they will keep the dancing going!

    Book your place by contacting Sarah Lyon or phone them on 0113 243 8765.

  • Music Request Show
    13:30 -14:30
    December 18, 2020

    Join our fabulous DJ, Nigel ‘Cally’ Callaghan, for an afternoon party with music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.  Today he’ll be played all our favourite Christmas songs.

    You can join the party on the Aspire CBS Facebook page on Fridays between 1:30 and 2:30pm.  Try to be prompt so you don’t miss the show!

    Don’t forget to request your favourite songs and DJ Cally will try to play as many of them as he can.

    You can watch a recording of this live event a few days after it has ended. Just go to our Online Activities Archive and click the tab called ‘Music, Dance & Exercise’.

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  • Line Dancing with Aiden
    All day
    December 21, 2020

    Get your Christmas T-shirts on and start line dancing with Aiden.  All this week he’ll take you through the steps to a new dance and have you scooting around the floor in no time at all.

    Christmas – Class 1 (Introduction)

    Christmas – Class 2

  • Music & Exercise
    All day
    December 21, 2020

    Join Becci each week in her fun music and exercise class.

    This is Class 11 (which is a Christmas dance party!)

  • Photo Competition
    All day
    December 21, 2020

    Each week we will announce a new theme and we want you to take photographs related to the theme.  Please share your photographs with us on the Aspire CBS Facebook page or on our Instagram account.  Whichever you use, don’t forget to include the hashtag #aspirephoto.

    We’ll contact the winner and ask them to choose the theme for next week’s challenge.

  • SSE QUIZ
    13:30 -14:15
    December 21, 2020

    This weekly live quiz is open to people who attend any of our SSE services. Mark Pollard is your quiz master. Why not test how good your knowledge is?

    To join in the session on Facebook, speak to a member of staff or your local Involvement Coordinator, Tim Snell who will let you know the details.

    If you are not from one of our SSE services, you can still join in the fun.  Click the links below to download the questions (and answer) sheets from this week’s quiz:

    2020.12.21 – Christmas Songs Qs

    2020.12.21 – Christmas Songs Q&As

    2020.12.21 – Christmas Movies Qs

    2020.12.21 – Christmas Movies Q&As

  • WNW Area Zoom
    13:30 -14:15
    December 21, 2020

    Caroline Terry is hosting these weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our WNW services. This is an opportunity for you to chat with friends and catch up on all their news.

    This week there will be a Christmas Quiz!

    If you want to join in, you’ll need a Zoom ID and passcode which you can get from a member of staff or one of the Involvement Coordinators (Tim, Ailsa or Caroline).

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  • Line Dancing With Aiden
    All day
    December 22, 2020

    Get your Christmas T-shirts on and start line dancing with Aiden.  All this week he’ll take you through the steps to a new dance and have you scooting around the floor in no time at all.

    Christmas – Class 3

  • CICs Catch Up
    10:30 -11:30
    December 22, 2020

    A weekly Zoom session with Aspire’s very own Involvement Co-ordinators: Ailsa, Caroline and Tim.

    This is a chance to catch up with friends from across Aspire.  Ailsa, Caroline and Tim will also bring you news from the services and about upcoming diary dates, so why not join them?

    Before you join the meeting for the first time you will need to get a Meeting ID number and passcode from any of the Involvement Co-ordinators.  Once you have the details, keep hold of them, and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    11:00 -12:00
    December 22, 2020

    Sing, dance, mime, act, make up a story or just have a laugh with John and Marc from Bright Sparks Theatre.  This session is open to all on Zoom.  You will need to open Zoom and then enter the following details:

    Zoom ID:    567 456 3452

    Passcode:   1234

  • Digital Skills
    13:00 -14:00
    December 22, 2020

    Do you want to gain IT skills? Beckie at Leep 1 is delivering digital skills sessions via Zoom which are fun and member-led. If you would like to join in, email Beckie for the Zoom ID and password.

  • Merry Quizmas
    13:30 -15:00
    December 22, 2020

    Who would want to miss this fabulous annual event?!  Becci Barker is hosting a Christmas Quiz on Zoom.  There’ll be 3 categories and 60 questions to get through, so make sure you have a ready supply of tea and mince pies to keep up your energy levels.

    To join in the fun, open your Zoom app and enter the following details:

    Meeting ID – 328 480 0747

    Passcode – 703986

     

     

  • Bright Sparks Theatre
    19:00 -20:00
    December 22, 2020

    Sing, dance, mime, act, make up a story or just have a laugh with John and Marc from Bright Sparks Theatre.  This session is open to all on Zoom.  You will need to open Zoom and then enter the following details:

    Zoom ID:    567 456 3452

    Passcode:   1234

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  • Line Dancing with Aiden
    All day
    December 24, 2020

    Get your Christmas T-shirts on and start line dancing with Aiden.  All this week he’ll take you through the steps to a new dance and have you scooting around the floor in no time at all.

    Christmas – Class 5

  • Baking
    All day
    December 24, 2020

    This week’s recipe is from Lindsay for:

    Quick & Easy Flapjacks

     

     

     

  • All In This Together Zoom Chat
    11:00 -12:00
    December 24, 2020

    Do you want to chat with your friends from across Aspire?  Then why not join Julie on Zoom to catch up with their news and share yours?

    Contact Julie Lill to let her know you would like to join the chat and she will give you a Meeting ID number and passcode.  Once you have the details, keep hold of them, and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Bingo
    13:30 -15:00
    December 24, 2020

    Hosted by Becci at Rothwell, this is a fun way to test your music knowledge.  For today’s quiz the theme will be Christmas.

    Contact Becci Barker for your Meeting ID number and passcode.  Once you have the details, keep hold of them, and use them every time you want to join in.

    Your cards for this week’s game:  Christmas R&R Bingo Cards

    (Becci says you must be wearing your Christmas hat to play!)

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  • WNW Area Zoom
    13:30 -14:15
    December 28, 2020

    Caroline Terry is hosting these weekly Zoom meetings which are open to people who attend any of our WNW services. This is an opportunity for you to chat with friends and catch up on all their news.

    This week there will be a Christmas Quiz!

    If you want to join in, you’ll need a Zoom ID and passcode which you can get from a member of staff or one of the Involvement Coordinators (Tim, Ailsa or Caroline).

  • SSE QUIZ
    13:30 -14:15
    December 28, 2020

    This weekly live quiz is open to people who attend any of our SSE services. Mark Pollard is your quiz master. Why not test how good your knowledge is?

    To join in the session on Facebook, speak to a member of staff or your local Involvement Coordinator, Tim Snell who will let you know the details.

    If you are not from one of our SSE services, you can still join in the fun.  Click the links below to download the questions (and answer) sheets from this week’s quiz:

    2020.12.28 – Christmas Quiz Qs

    2020.12.28 – Christmas Quiz Q&As

    2020.12.28 – Christmas Movies Qs

    2020.12.28 – Christmas Movies Q&As

    2020.12.28 – Christmas Hits Qs

    2020.12.28 – Christmas Hits Q&As

     

  • Photo Competition
    All day
    December 28, 2020

    Each week we will announce a new theme and we want you to take photographs related to the theme.  Please share your photographs with us on the Aspire CBS Facebook page or on our Instagram account.  Whichever you use, don’t forget to include the hashtag #aspirephoto.

    We’ll contact the winner and ask them to choose the theme for next week’s challenge.

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  • CICs Catch Up
    10:30 -11:30
    December 29, 2020

    A weekly Zoom session with Aspire’s very own Involvement Co-ordinators: Ailsa, Caroline and Tim.

    This is a chance to catch up with friends from across Aspire.  Ailsa, Caroline and Tim will also bring you news from the services and about upcoming diary dates, so why not join them?

    Before you join the meeting for the first time you will need to get a Meeting ID number and passcode from any of the Involvement Co-ordinators.  Once you have the details, keep hold of them, and use them every time you want to join in.

  • Digital Skills
    13:00 -14:00
    December 29, 2020

    Do you want to gain IT skills? Beckie at Leep 1 is delivering digital skills sessions via Zoom which are fun and member-led. If you would like to join in, email Beckie for the Zoom ID and password.

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  • Dancing With Lewis
    13:00 -14:00
    December 30, 2020

    Get those muscles working by joining Lewis (from Strawberry Lane) every week in a live dancing session.

    This week Lewis will be running a Zumba session to help burn off those Christmas calories!  This will be on the Aspire CBS Facebook page, so you need to head over there if you’d like to join him.

    If you miss the live event you can watch a recording of this session a few days after it has ended. Just go to our Online Activities Archive and click the tab called ‘Music, Dance & Exercise’.

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