Wishing you a peaceful Christmas

Christmas and Holiday online resources for the UK

Christmas and Holiday online resources

  • Comedian Sarah Millican @SarahMillican75 hosts #JoinIn – a virtual conversation on Twitter for people feeling lonely on Christmas Day.

ME support

Children and families

  • Over the Wall offers Camp 365 with online activities, classes and events through the year. https://camp365.co.uk   Also, free online holiday camps -’ Camp in the Cloud’ – to ill children and their families. The next camp is on 28 January 2023. https://www.otw.org.uk/virtual-camp/

Religious Services Online & Faith Based Resources

  • Catholic Mass


  • Vatican Christmas Midnight Mass


  • Find your local Church of England church service 


  • Sung Eucharist of Christmas night at Westminster Abbey online. Saturday, 24th December 2022, 11.00pm – 12:30am.


  • Synagogue Service Streaming


  • Secular Buddhist Tradition offers free meditation classes, courses, retreats and resources online. https://sbtonline.org/ 
  • The Sikh Helpline is a free telephone counselling and email inquiry service, available 24/7. You do not need to be Sikh to access their services. Telephone 0845 644 0704/07999 00 4363. https://www.sikhhelpline.com

Mental health and wellbeing resources

  • Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. Call 116 123 or visit https://www.samaritans.org/ 
  • Shout has an anonymous 24/7 text service to help you through any difficulties you may experience this holiday period. Text Shout 85258 https://giveusashout.org/get-help/ 
  • Frazzled Cafe meetings provide a place where people who are feeling frazzled can meet to talk and share their stories. They have virtual meetings, typically lasting 45 – 60 minutes, every day in December. https://www.frazzledcafe.org/ 
  • Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM). 125 lives are lost every week to suicide. And 75% of all UK suicides are male. CALM exist to change this by provoking conversation, running life-saving services, and bringing people together so they reject living miserably, get help when they need it and don’t die by suicide. Telephone 0800 58 58 58 or contact https://www.thecalmzone.net
  • BEAT Eating Disorders offers a helpline that is open all year and helps those with eating disorders and friends and family. It offers telephone helplines and email support. Call England: 0808 801 0677, Scotland 0808 801 0432, Wales 0808 801 0433, Northern Ireland 0808 801 0434 or contact https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk
  • PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide is the UK charity dedicated to the prevention of suicide and the promotion of positive mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people.  Telephone 0800 068 4141, Text 078600 39967, email [email protected] open 9am – midnight every day of the year (Weekends and Bank Holidays included) https://www.papyrus-uk.org
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