Here are some other sites concerned with free time and how it is used
English Sports Council www.english.sports.gov.uk/ 0207 273 1500
The English Sports Council has a good listing of sports governing bodies, regional sports councils and other sports bodies with web sites.
Arts Council of Great Britain* www.artscouncil.org.uk/
The Arts Council has a good listing of other arts related web sites.
BBC Online - Education www.bbc.co.uk/education/
Community Service Volunteers www.csv.org.uk
CSV has an annual Make a Difference Day, the UK's largest day of community action, on the last Saturday in October. For information on how to get involved, go to www.csv.org.uk and click on the MADD logo.
National Association of Councils for Voluntary Service www.nacvs.org.uk/
* NCVO has a very full list of voluntary organisations with web sites.
Some specialist organisations cover free time possibilities in Greater London and the South East. They include:
Online Leisure www.online-leisure.com/
For other local data consult the web sites of the relevant county or district councils, and/or one of the general regional directory sites such as:
Department of Culture, Media and Sport www.culture.gov.uk/
Institute of Leisure and Amenity Management www.ilam.co.uk/
Leisure Studies Association www.leisure-studies-association.info/LSAWEB/index.html
Altis, the guide to internet resources in hospitality, leisure, sport and tourism www.altis.ac.uk
World Leisure and Recreation Association www.worldleisure.org
If you know of other web sites with useful general information on leisure and free time, please e-mail us the details.
LeisureVision has pages on almost 100 different ways of using free time. They show you what the activity is, what you need to do it, how to get started, and where to find out more. Click on index A-Z to go directly to the list of individual activities.
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