There’s something about the fresh air that makes us all feel good, the team at Hull Culture and Leisure Ltd agree and have set you a challenge this week to celebrate the great outdoors.   Explore Your Park – look for something outside that’s new to you.   Go to your local park, garden … Read more

  This week we see UK Pride joining Pride in Hull and the start of our LGBT+ 50 celebrations! The team at Pride in Hull want you to get involved in Pride and this week’s challenge…   Create A Rainbow – show your support for Pride!   Create a rainbow, that’s it! Think of the … Read more

  There are 171,476 words in the English Dictionary today – some are used often, some are more obscure but all are unique. In light of this, the children at Pearson Primary School are challenging you to…   Make up a new word.   Make up a new word and write a dictionary definition. It … Read more

  Dancing is a universal language and something we can all get involved in. This week Hull’s Filipino Community have a cultural challenge for everyone…   Dancing Round the World – do a dance that represents your culture.   Do a dance that you associate with your culture or personality. Try a traditional dance of … Read more

June 27, 2017

The Generation Games.

  Sign up here to take part for free!   Ever find yourself trying to think of activities to do with your grandchildren? Ever find yourself visiting elderly friends or relatives and don’t know what to do? Want to connect with family out of town or on the other side of the world? Want to … Read more

  Have a think about health and wellbeing and what it means to you. What does it look, taste or smell like? This week, Hull 2020 Champions’ challenge is…   Healthy Selfie – take a selfie that represents good health   Take a photo of, or with something that represents ‘good health’ – try not … Read more

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June 21, 2017

3rd Birthday Thoughts.

Over a week ago, 64 Million Artists turned 3. 3 January challenges; 3 years of helping people get a bit more creative at work, at home, with strangers; 3 years of working out what we’re trying to do; 3 years of getting it to the point where we have full time staff, an office, a … Read more

  Saturday 24 June marks ‘Yellow Day’ and for this week’s Challenge Hull Preston Likely, a Hull-born artist, is encouraging you to make something yellow that you can carry, fashion or wear for the occasion.   Paint, sculpt, knit, cook, bake or buy something yellow to wear or carry on Yellow Day.   If you … Read more

  Have you ever been a poet without even knowing it? This week the BBC are asking you to get involved in…   The Washing Line – Write a poem on a postcard about where you live.   Take inspiration from Hull’s own Phillip Larkin and write a poem on a postcard about where you … Read more

  Have you ever thought about why you instinctively write and draw with one hand rather than the other? This week Streetwize Community Association are asking you to consider using the other…   Getting ‘Left’ Out – draw or write something as a lefty (or a righty of you’re already a lefty!)   If you … Read more

Can you feel the beat? Can you keep the rhythm? Can you step up to this week’s challenge? Hull Youth Development Service is inviting you to… Do: Create a drumming rhythm to accompany your favourite song. Use your hands and body, or things around you. If you have a bit more time: Can you make up … Read more

  Living Well    Hooray! You’ve made it through to the final day. Well done! Don’t worry if you didn’t do all of the challenges, or even any of them. Sometimes just reading something or having a go at something different is enough. As a celebration of your final day we’ve teamed up with @DementiaBoy, … Read more

  Thank You   Whether you are living with dementia, or live or work with someone who does, or you’ve just picked up these challenges for fun, we all have people that play a really important part in our lives and everyday wellbeing. Today we’re going to think about saying thank you.   Do Make … Read more

  Just for You   Today’s challenge is all about recognising how important it is to have time for yourself.   Do Spend at least 10 or 15 minutes doing something just for you. Take a long soak in the tub, put on your favourite music and dance around the room, close your eyes or … Read more

  Faithful Friends                                     Meet Storm. Storm is one of my rescue greyhounds (the other one is Mabel). She’s such a cuddle monster and an exceptional garden digger … sigh. Storm features in A Book of Me as … Read more

  Style Queens (& Kings)   Our clothes say a lot about us. Whether it’s a signature item or something someone bought for us or the general style of clothes we wear. Or if we don’t even like clothes and we just wear them for comfort. We have a challenge in A Book of Me … Read more

  Where can you go in 10 minutes? To the shop, to see a friend, or to the park? Sometimes the journey isn’t all about the destination… The staff at IPaSS (Integrated Physical and Sensory Service) are challenging you look beyond where you are going, and look at where you are, starting now.     … Read more

Dessert Island   Today is all about being silly. Sometimes as adults we forget to just let go and have a play. So we recommend, if you can, collaborating with children on this challenge. Maybe you have a grandchild or friend that might help you, either in person or someone you could email, call or … Read more

Rainbow Walk   One of the Five Ways to Wellbeing is to Take Notice. So often we rush around in our day or we get stuck in our thoughts and we forget to notice what’s around us. Today we’re inviting you to take a closer look at your surroundings.   Do Go for a walk … Read more

Draw how you feel   How is your day today? Feeling good? Having a hard time? What’s going on for you? We all have good days and bad days. Today we are going to take the time to think about that a little bit, but without words, because sometimes words can just make it more … Read more

Invisible Scarfie Today is another great challenge from the brilliant DementiaBoy, Andy Tysoe. As you’ll see from this video – Andy is a huge advocate for Dementia Friends and would regularly take his scarf out to promote the cause. When he lost it, however, it taught him a valuable lesson about loss, and adjustment.   … Read more

Flying Free   Sometimes, especially when we’ve been in the same place for a while, it’s nice to think about where we might like to be, or what we might do if things were different. If you were a bird for the day, where would you go and what would you do? Would you be … Read more

  Caring Words   If we are caring for someone with Dementia, or if we have a diagnosis ourselves, or if we are generally a human being, we will all need a little bit of support. Sometimes it’s difficult to ask for help, but when we do, it often lightens our load and makes life … Read more

Today’s challenge is set by the brilliant @DementiaBoy (otherwise known as Andy Tysoe). Andy is part of the Dementia Inclusive Communities Team at Cheshire West and Chester Council. He’s a huge champion of living well with dementia and his #DementiaDO training sessions are well known…because they’re so good. Through an interaction with someone living with … Read more