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Online Arts Activities

 


Theatre


National Theatre

The National Theatre are showing full performances for free. https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/nt-at-home

Shakespeare’s Globe

Stream Shakespeare plays and performances online for free. https://www.shakespearesglobe.com/watch

The Old Vic

Monologues celebrating the NHS, podcasts and shows from the archive. https://www.oldvictheatre.com/whats-on/2020/your-old-vic

Polka Theatre

Polka Theatre is sharing stories, activities and recordings from some of the most loved books they have adapted for the stage in recent years. https://polkatheatre.com/

Attic Theatre

Free audio download of ‘The Rebellious Women of Wimbledon’, by Beth Flintoff. https://attictheatrecompany.com/whatson/rebellious-women-wimbledon-2/

Rose Theatre

The Rose Theatre are releasing videos of prominent actors and creatives reading their favourite poems. https://www.rosetheatrekingston.org/news/readings-from-the-rose

 

Dance


The Royal Ballet

Watch full ballet and opera performances online for free. https://www.youtube.com/user/RoyalOperaHouse/videos


English National Ballet Barre Class

Daily online ballet class with Tamara Rojo, the direction of the English National Ballet. https://www.youtube.com/user/enballet/videos

Razzamataz Wimbledon Theatre School

Free dance, drama and singing tips. https://twitter.com/RazzWimbledon

 

Music


Tuned In

Archival footage and recordings of past sessions. https://twitter.com/TunedIn_LDN

Quello Concerts

Watch concerts for free online with RB Digital. https://llc.rbdigitalglobal.com/service-details/entertainment/qello

BBC Bring the Noise

Music resources, activities and lessons for children. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/bring-the-noise

Wigmore Hall

Watch musical performances online. https://wigmore-hall.org.uk/wigmore-hall-live/past-live-streams

Fender Guitar

Free online guitar lessons. https://try.fender.com/play/playthrough/?clickref=1011l84bptQ2&aff_id=305950

Merton Music

Merton Music Centre are rounding up the best music news on their twitter account. https://twitter.com/mertonmusic

Popular Online Streams

Billboard are regularly updating a list of the best free streams and online concerts from popular musicians. https://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/pop/9335531/coronavirus-quarantine-music-events-online-streams

 

Museums and Galleries


Google Arts and Culture

Google Arts and Culture teamed up with over 2500 museums and galleries to bring virtual tours and online exhibits of some of the most famous museums around the world. https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en

 

Arts and Crafts


FirstSite

Free art activity packs. https://firstsite.uk/art-is-where-the-home-is/

Photography Courses

Format have created a list of websites offering online photography courses and tips. https://www.format.com/magazine/resources/photography/free-photography-courses

The Imagination Tree

Creative arts and crafts activities for kids. https://theimaginationtree.com/

 

Creative Writing


National Centre for Writing

Free online writing courses, tips, podcasts and interviews. https://nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk/covid-19-updates/

Writers’ HQ

Free online writing courses and community forum. https://writershq.co.uk/coronavirus-lockdown-writing-resources/