Virtual Health
& Wellbeing


Physical Activity
Mental Wellbeing

This year, due to the current circumstances, our health and wellbeing festival has moved online.  We are inviting you and your family to join in online from the comfort of your own home. We will have a range of activities and sessions for you to try as well as lots of information about health and wellbeing and who can help locally, which you can find on this page.

In a testing time for our health and wellbeing we look forward to you joining us by finding something new that interests you!


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Northamptonshire Sport

Active Northants
Are you a teenager struggling with motivation? Are you looking for something new to try? Or do you just want to hang out with your mates doing something. ACTIVE NORTHANTS offers Boxing, Calisthenics, Dance, Fitness and Yoga classes FREE OF CHARGE throughout June, you can sign in and spend time with other teenagers in a socially minded physical activity setting. Click below to sign up.

Virtual School Games
Every Monday at 10am, three weekly challenges are shared on the Northamptonshire Sport website, Facebook and Twitter pages for children and adults to try at both school and at home. All activities have been designed to be easy do at home, with no specialist equipment required, only things you can find around your house. For more info and to view the challenges click below

Northamptonshire sport are sharing a range of different virtual classes. The series ‘Move that Body with PT Toni’ 7 Short 15 minute Energiser Workouts including core, leg and total body conditioning. See the all body one to the right and visit their youtube page for more.


Ironstone Wellbeing Centre

We aim to offer a welcoming and relaxing space where you can take time out for your wellbeing. We’re proud to offer a diverse range of classes from Hot Yoga and Pilates to Hatha Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness, FitSteps, Seated Yoga, Zumba, Children’s Yoga, Tai Chi and much more.
This weekend we are adding 2 videos both days to mark the Health and Wellbeing Festival. These will be uploaded at 7am and 1pm for you to view. These videos are available and stored so can be accessed at a time that suits you, so no need to plan your day around a class simply check it out when it suits you.


Balance Health Clubs

Our large spacious and fully equipped gym has fabulous views over the lake, we have extensive studio classes and a relaxing pool and spa. Our qualified friendly staff are available to help whatever fitness level you are at.  A warm and friendly club where you can relax and socialise with regular social events and activities.


Mark is a PT at Balance Health Club. Movements designed to move better with Mark from Mark Method


Karen is a PT at Balance Health Club…


Sarah is a nutrition therapist…


Stacey is a PT at Balance Health Club…


Beat The Bug

Beat the Bug is a free online health and wellbeing programme designed to help you tackle Coronavirus and protect the NHS. It is packed with hints, tips and ideas to help individuals and families of all ages stay physically fit, strengthen their immunity and improve mental and emotional wellbeing.

Dr William Bird, CEO of Beat The Street & Beat The Bug has share some really useful insight into the positive impact of physical activity on mental wellbeing.

Dr William Bird of Beat The Bug can be seen in the video sharing some insight into the benefits of Physical Activity on Mental Wellbeing.


Northamptonshire Association for the Blind

As Northamptonshire’s local sight loss charity, NAB provides advice, support and products to help visually impaired people live life to the full. They do this through our empathy, experience and expertise. Take a look at their really great Step by Step dance video


Groundwork Northamptonshire

In the absence of Health Walks we are sharing alternative walking routes to try on our facebook page


Friends of the gallery

The friends of Kettering art gallery and museum have supported the Alfred East Gallery and Manor House museum since 1956 by raising funds to help make their collections available to visitors.

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The Nutrition Guru

My name is Sarah and I work with Men and women over 40 who would love to feel energised, healthy and simply amazing every day.
Your own self-belief is your secret superpower and with my Nutrition Therapist and Wellbeing Guru skills I can help you find it. I have created a 10 steps to health e-book which you can access by clicking the link below.


Legacy Leisure

Legacy leisure run Kettering Swimming pool and Desborough leisure centre. Whilst we can’t use those facilities at the moment they do have some useful resources on their website with lots of different ways of staying active, so make sure you take a look.




Changing Minds IAPT offer mental health support online for you, to access and sign up now in the comfort of your own home, via our silver cloud portal.
Topics include; managing stress, managing worry, managing depression, resilience, sleep, mindfulness and money worries

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The Green Patch

There are volunteering opportunities at the Green Patch for all those people that may be furloughed or suffering with their mental health during this period of uncertainty.  This is being managed by only have a few people on site at any one time and safety regulations.  We are booking people on to time slots on Tuesdays and Thursdays for more information telephone:  01536 521555 and ask for Sue.


Northants Buddhists

We are a Buddhist group leaning towards Tibetan Buddhism, therefore we would recommend the following video, which can be found in our YouTube channel and the link below, as a starting point for people looking for meditation guidance for the first time.
Every Monday evening at 7.30 we currently produce an online meditation and teaching suitable for beginers. Visit the website for more information


Kettering Mind

Kettering Mind have a range of services to enhance and enrich the quality of life of people with mental health needs and the wellbeing of the local community.

Self-help support
Emotional health is vital to living a balanced and productive life. We can help – with programmes to help you manage stress, sleep better and build resilience.
Click on the Poster below to find out more and click on Silver Cloud for instant access self help.

Understand yourself better
Kettering Mind volunteer Derek has been running the Understand Yourself Better course for a few years. This is a series of workshops using CBT methods, which can now be found online.


Weaving Words

Kezzabelle Ambler is a published performance poet & Weaving Words Facilitator.
Her creative expression workshops give the opportunity to express thoughts & feelings for all abilities in a safe & relaxed space.
‘Weaving Words at Johnny’s Happy Place’ are FREE creative writing online workshops on Sundays 12.45 – 2.15pm. Zoom details are available on Facebook or on
Weaving words is a creative writing class. Kezzabelle encourages life stories & colourful imaginings onto the page & takes her workshops to retreats, festivals, schools, community groups, youth groups & in mental health wards around the country.
She uses humour, her love of words & people to insightfully uplift & inspire; showing how the pen can become a tool for life.


Time to Change Northants

Time to Change Northamptonshire are actively working to reduce mental health stigma and discrimination across the county.


Robs Rhyme Time

Rhyme Time is an activity for children and their parents to have interactive, fun sessions. Rob shares live Rhyme time sessions on his facebook page with music for fun for all!

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Fermyn Woods

Fermynwoods Contemporary Art is an educational charity that supports life through art by commissioning innovative and meaningful ways for artists to engage with audiences, in public spaces across Northamptonshire and online.


Youth Works

Youthworks deliver education and support services to the young people of Northamptonshire. Make sure you follow their social media for a range of information relating to activities, maintaining good mental health


See Be Wellbeing

I am Caroline and I am a holistic therapist that wants to help you relax, rebalance and reconnect to promote emotional and physical wellbeing. I am passionate about health and wellbeing and relieving symptoms of stress to return us to a state of balance and wellness.


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will be linking up with all organisations in the Autism field to enable effective signposting and system navigation for Autistic individuals and parents/carers. Providing a short-term intervention but equipping individuals and families for the rest of their autism journey. We are a new charity, with limited funding, so are starting out with a pilot project. We are hopeful that in time we will secure the resources to expand across Northamptonshire.

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Northamptonshire Libraries

If you wish to access e-books, e-audiobooks, e-newspapers and e-magazines, without becoming a full library member, you can become a Virtual library member.



Healthwatch Northamptonshire works to help local people get the best out of their local health and social care services, whether it’s improving them today or helping to shape them for tomorrow. They currently have a survey out for feedback on servivces during COVID19


Northamptonshire Adult Learning

Northamptonshire Adult learning have a range of online classes to support your wellbeing and help you develop new skills.


Steve the magician

Join Steve the magician in this show of silliness. Its here to make you laugh so we hope you do. Don’t forget to join in with the bubbly magic!

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Jonnys happy place

Jonnys Happy Place is a voluntary group who inspire people through community and creativity. Based in a café which is open to everyone: old, young, rich, poor, good mental health, poor mental health.


Social Inclusion Team

Kettering borough councils social inclusion team can help with budgeting, reducing your bills and accessing benefits.


Edina Craniosacral Therapy 

Discover this powerful light touch therapy which has helped many patients with anxiety, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, sciatica, stress, vertigo and much more. The therapy supports the health of the body in a holistic way and can address multiple issues at the same time. Edina works in Corby and Barton Seagrave and offers free telephone consultations on 07365 800854.

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Food &



A small family run business, with the aim to bring the best, tastiest, espresso based coffee to your event.


Central England Cooperative

Making ‘healthier choices’ is often a lot harder than it sounds. Where to start? What is a balanced diet? Or an active lifestyle? Sometimes it’s easier to lose focus, than lead a healthy lifestyle. Central England Coopertaive understand.

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The Nutrition Guru

My name is Sarah and I work with Men and women over 40 who would love to feel energised, healthy and simply amazing every day.
Your own self-belief is your secret superpower and with my Nutrition Therapist and Wellbeing Guru skills I can help you find it. Take a look at my Better Health Through Nutrition video here

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The Green Patch

The GreenPatch currently have a shop including, books, jigsaws, toys, food and activity sheets. Opening times for the shop are Tues, Wed and Thurs 10am to 2pm.