10th June 2018

Skill

Short of ideas on what to do for your skill section? Here is a list that you could consider.

Catergory Activity Examples
Performance Arts Ballet appreciation
Ceremonial drill
Circus skills
Conjuring & magic
Dance appreciation
Extreme ironing
Majorettes
Puppetry
Singing
Speech & drama
Theatre appreciation
Ventriliquism
Yoyo extreme
Science and Technology Aerodynamics
Anatomy
Astronomy
Biology
Botany
Chemistry
Ecology
Electronics
Engineering
Entomology
IT
Marine biology
Oceanography
Paleontology
Physics
Rocket making
Taxonomy
Weather/meteorology
Website design
Zoology
Care of Animals Agriculture (keeping livestock)
Aquarium keeping
Beekeeping
Caring for reptiles
Dog training & handling
Horse/donkey/llama/alpaca handling & care
Keeping of pets
Looking after birds (i.e. budgies & canaries)
Pigeon breeding & racing
Music Church bell ringing
Composing
DJing
Evaluating music & musical performances
Improvising melodies
Listening to, analysing & describing music
Music appreciation
Playing a musical instrument
Playing in a band
Reading & notating music
Understanding music in relation to history & culture
Natural World Agriculture
Conservation
Forestry
Gardening
Groundsmanship
Growing carniverous plants
Plant growing
Snail farming
Vegetable growing
Games and Sports Cards (i.e. bridge)
Chess
Clay target shooting
Cycle maintenance
Darts
Dominoes
Fishing/fly fishing
Flying
Gliding
Go-karting
Historical period re-enacting
Kite construction & flying
Mah Jongg
Marksmanship
Model construction & racing
Motor sports
Power boating
Snooker, pool & billiards
Sports appreciation
Sports leadership
Sports officiating
Table games
War games
Life Skills Alternative therapies
Cookery
Democracy in action
Digital lifestyle
Driving: car maintenance/car road skills
Driving: motorcycle maintenance/road skills
Event planning
First Aid – St John/St Andrew/BRCS
Hair & beauty
Learning about the emergency services
Learning about the RNLI (Lifeboats)
Library & information skills
Life skills
Massage
Money management
Navigation
Public speaking and debating
Skills for employment
Young Enterprise
Learning and Collecting Aeronautics
Aircraft recognition
Anthropology
Archaeology
Astronautics
Astronomy
Bird watching
Coastal navigation
Coins
Collections, studies & surveys
Comics
Contemporary legends
Costume study
Criminology
Dowsing & divining
Fashion
Forces insignia
Gemstones
Genealogy
Heraldry
History of art
Language skills
Military history
Movie posters
Postcards
Reading
Religious studies
Ship recognition
Stamp collecting
Media and Communication Amateur radio
Communicating with people
who are visually impaired
Communicating with people who have a hearing impediment
Film & video making
Journalism
Newsletter & magazine production
Signalling
Writing
Creative Arts Basket making
Boat work
Brass rubbing
Building catapaults & trebuchets
Cake decoration
Camping gear making
Candle-making
Canoe building
Canvas work
Carnival/festival float construction
Ceramics
Clay modelling
Crocheting
Cross stitch
DIY
Dough craft
Drawing
Dressmaking
Egg decorating
Embroidery
Enamelling
Fabric printing
Feng Shui
Floral decoration
French polishing
Furniture restoration
Glass blowing
Glass painting
Interior design
Jewellery making
Knitting
Lace making
Leatherwork
Lettering & calligraphy
Macramé
Marquetry
Model construction
Mosaic
Painting & design
Patchwork
Photography
Pottery
Quilting
Rope work
Rug making
Snack pimping
Soft toy making
Tatting
Taxidermy
Textiles
Weaving and spinning
Wine/beer making
Woodwork