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Philharmonia Sessions: Family Concert
Available until 22nd Aug. 2023
Sing along to 'How Far I'll Go' from Moana, jump to the rhythm of Jessie Montgomery's Starburst, wander through a fairytale world with Ravel, or just lie on the sofa and chill while the sounds of George Walker’s gorgeous Lyric for Strings wash over you. This concert is captioned and British Sign Language interpreted.
Take Us There
Single Shoe Productions invites you on a journey of the imagination as we recreate the places we miss using household objects. Every week we will feature a new guest creation on our newest episode of #TakeUsThere and we want you to join us in our travels by making your own creations. More info https://www.singleshoeproductions.com/takeusthere
As the home for dance, the RAD is here to support you when you can’t leave yours. As such, we’ve created [email protected] to provide a whole raft of content to help you make the most of dancing at home. Over the coming weeks, we’ll be adding online dance classes for all ages and abilities as well as fun and useful features such as exclusive Dance Gazette articles, interviews and more.
Zoom in on The Fonteyn
Zoom in on The Fonteyn is an insightful series of online interviews and reflections held over Zoom, relating to The Margot Fonteyn International Ballet Competition. Over the 9-week series, we will hear from international dance professionals like Dame Darcey Bussell DBE, Sir Anthony Dowell, Stella Abrera, Marianela Nunez, Dame Monica Mason DBE, Mlindi Kulashe, and many more. They will discuss what they value in dance, preparing for your own performances, Margot Fonteyn, the person and the performer, dancing Frederick Ashton’s choreography and their own competition experiences.
The Seekers Podcast
Seekers, we need you! Join Alph, Betty and Gammo on their adventures through space, time and beyond in this playful, interactive podcast for ages 3-8.A podcast brought to you by The Wardrobe Ensemble and The Wardrobe Theatre.
36,000 humans have lost their lives in transit whilst trying to seek asylum in Europe. In Refugee Week 2019 Bearwood Action For Refugees launched a project to honour and remember them. Now you can share that experience online.
Sounds of the Forest
Collaborate in creating the first forest soundmap of the world! Visit a woodland and record your sounds of the forest.
A series of short videos that encourage creative exploration in the home. Each video will explore encourage little inquisitive minds to complete challenges around their home and discover new things. No equipment is needed! What can we find together with our little puppet who leads us through these challenges? Can we start to see our homes in a new way?
Stay active, creative and connected with Dancefest
Dancefest are running dance classes and creative challenges across their digital channels, to keep you active, creative and connected.
These short accessible podcasts are designed to encourage children ages 4+ to move, dance and get creative with a screen-free activity.
Half Moon Live: Oh No, George (ages 3-8)
After its sell-out success at Half Moon Theatre in March, we’re thrilled to welcome back Oh No, George!, a delightfully playful tale about a dog who wants to be good, but just can’t resist temptation. Adapted from the award-winning picture book by Chris Haughton, this new show uses acrobatics, slapstick comedy and live music to bring George’s chaotic and joyful escapades to life. A Can’t Sit Still Theatre production.
Social distancing has left many feeling isolated - especially in care homes and on hospital wards. So we've set up Playhouse Pen Pals!— Nottingham Playhouse (@NottmPlayhouse) April 14, 2020
If you'd like to help, we'd love to receive your letters. Or if you work somewhere that needs pen pals, let us know https://t.co/yKBbD5bvZ3 pic.twitter.com/IHf1ob5lTV
Playhouse Pen Pals - help those most isolated feel more connected!
Social distancing has left many feeling isolated - especially in care homes and on hospital wards. So we've set up Playhouse Pen Pals! Find out more using the link in our tweet.
Daventry Museum Battle of Naseby Virtual Museum Tour
To commemorate 375 years since the Battle of Naseby, Daventry Museum and The Naseby Battlefield project have collaborated to put together an exhibition of archeaology, armour, relics, paintings contemporary and modern and also replica costume.
Watch with delight as renowned Australian pianist Simon Tedeschi assumes the persona of the musical wunderkind himself, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, on this journey into the music behind the man. Joined by his wife and muse, Constanze, this performance gives audiences an introduction to Mozart’s music, from variations on ‘Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’ to his major compositions. Little music lovers will meet all the instruments in the ensemble along the way, and discover some of Mozart’s best known and loved classical music.
The Dark Theatre
The Dark Theatre is an interactive comic book for smartphones and tablet computers. Filled with rich creative tasks and activities for 10-13 year olds, you become a detective trying to solve a cryptic whodunit. This is just Chapter 1! Three more chapters over the next three weeks!
Drawing Session: Newlyn Harbour – online
Being no longer restricted to what we can fit inside the gallery space, we will be drawing Newlyn Harbour in Cornwall, from the comfort of our own homes. Tune in to the live webcam view of Newlyn thanks to Skyline Webcams between 10am and 12noon on Thursday 30 April, and settle down with your sketchbook, pencil and paints (or whatever medium you have access to).
Illuminated River Google Arts Exhibit
Take a virtual tour of the Illuminated River artwork via the incredible Google Arts exhibit. There’s lots to explore including the history of the Illuminated River bridges and video interviews with light artist Leo Villareal.
Ever wanted to be an actor? Go to Drama School? Now's your chance! This series of free workshops, led by recent graduates of London's world-famous Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, will take you through a range of acting techniques used in professional training. You will also get to meet the young performers and get an insight into the journeys and careers. Totally free and interactive! Great for home use!
I Want My Hat Back
Watch Ian Nicholson and Samuel Wilde’s puppet-filled adaptation of Jon Klassen’s beautiful picture book ‘I Want My Hat Back’.
Strip! How Football Got Shirty
A major exhibition of football shirts has made its full debut online. Strip! How Football Got Shirty, opened at the National Football Museum in November and has been a huge hit with visitors. With the museum closed during the coronavirus crisis, curators have now transferred highlights from the physical exhibition to the internet. Visitors can enjoy in-depth analysis, opinion, and discussion by the exhibition curators and shirt industry insiders into what makes certain shirts so special.
Tortoise and Hare
Enjoy the full performance of Tortoise and Hare, a new musical from Allen Robertson!
Get Creative at Home with Little Angel Theatre
Get creative at home as we release video crafts, activity guides and a 'Make a Puppet Show at Home' video series. All activities are easy to follow and use simple materials you can find around the home.
Made with Music Virtual Mini-Gigs
Captioned gigs in a range of genres - short sets aimed at families with young children - for adults & children to enjoy together
Stories with Little Angel Theatre
Little Angel Theatre's talented performers read a story every day, released at midday. Stories will come with an accompanying craft you can do art home, inspired by the characters or plot.
Tiny Challenges Activities for Under 5s
Stuck for ideas to keep your kids entertained at home? Have a go at some of these fun activities based on the collections at East Riding museums.
Consider Mode your portable fashion guide. Bring National Museum's wardrobe to life, explore 30 objects from the world of fashion, each with their own fascinating story to tell.
Meet & Make Online: Chimera Collages
You will need: scissors, glue and magazines you don’t mind cutting up. Join one of our BALTIC Freelance Artist team, Mat Fleming, for a Meet & Make Online workshop. Mat's 15-minute session is inspired by BALTIC's current group exhibition Animalesque and focuses on ‘chimeras’, linking particularly to Paloma Varga Weisz’s Kampfhund and Lazlo’s Dream; Tupilakosaurus by Pia Arke with Anders Jorgerson; and the Untitled wall installation by Mary Beth Edelson.
Sadler's Wells presents a programme of full-length dance performances and workshops online, to keep you entertained & connected through dance, wherever you are in the world while our live stages are dark. The programme launched on World Theatre Day, with an online screening of Deluxe by BalletBoyz. Upcoming performances include a new version of Wilkie Branson’s dance for camera installation TOM. Sadler’s Wells is also presenting free online activities for people to dance along to at home, with Family Dance Workshops for younger children, and Company of Elders Workshops for older audiences.
Concert for Our City: Streaming for All
BSO at Home, Concert for our City: stream starting Sunday, April 5th at 3PM EST Concert for Our City was videotaped live during a full-house performance at Symphony Hall on February 16. The concert was part of a series of free BSO musical offerings in February during the time the orchestra would have been on an East Asia tour, February 6-16. The planned tour was canceled due to increasing concerns over the spread of COVID-19.
Hi, everyone!— Reading Museum (@readingmuseum) April 6, 2020
This week we have a challenge for you. All it requires is a pen and paper, your imagination, the things you treasure in your home, a little mindfulness, and you!
From #MuseumFromHome to #MuseumOfHome🏠: join us on a journey to making your very own museum. pic.twitter.com/rkxproN3c8
#RADISH - Rural Arts Daily Inspiration while Staying at Home
Every weekday, #RADISH shares a free creative opportunity, including live workshops, talks and tutorials and artist profiles!
Lincoln Center have teamed up with a remarkable group of artists who will bring world-class performances and diverse musical perspectives straight from their homes to yours.