Virtual Wellness Festival activities available online

Mayor of Dacorum, Cllr Stewart Riddick, at the Wellness Festival 2021

From Monday 31 May to Sunday 6 June 2021, Active Dacorum and the Healthy Hub Dacorum hosted their second Virtual Wellness Festival to promote health and wellbeing.

The week-long virtual programme showcased a variety of free online wellbeing activities, which can still be accessed now for people to enjoy safely at home.

The daily themes were:

  • Monday - Mental Health
  • Tuesday - Physical Activity
  • Wednesday - Economic Wellbeing
  • Thursday - The Human Body
  • Friday - Nutrition Day
  • Saturday - Creative Activity
  • Sunday - Sleep Day

All filmed activities are available to view on the Active Dacorum YouTube channel.

Mayor of Dacorum, Cllr Stewart Riddick, was also in attendance at Community Action Dacorum's Volunteer Centre in Hemel Hempstead town centre (pictured below) and met volunteers at the Maxted Road COVID-19 vaccination centre (pictured above).

Councillor Julie Banks, Portfolio Holder for Community and Regulatory Services, said: “It was so great to see the variety of activities that the team provided, from a talk about sleep to a session on office-based stretches, there really is something for everyone. Thank you once again to all of the organisations that came together to work with us in partnership to put on such an event for the community.”

For more information about the event, please visit our Virtual Wellness Festival 2021 page.

  • Mayor of Dacorum Cllr Stewart Riddick outside the Volunteer Centre in Hemel Hempstead town centre