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Adult Activities

National Theatre, Arts Classes, Book Festivals, Museum Collections and more

NT Live at Home

https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/nt-at-home

We have loved being able to bring NT Live screenings to Eastwood Park Theatre and are delighted they are now offering National Theatre at Home; streaming some classic National Theatre Live titles on their YouTube channel for free

 

Art Classes with Pascal Anson

https://www.youtube.com/user/PascalAnson/videos

BBC's The Big Painting Challenge mentor Pascal Anson is doing weekly tutorials covering a range of visual art topics that you can follow live at home (2pm every Wednesday) or catch-up with on his YouTube channel.

 

Get Creative

https://getcreativeuk.com/

The annual Get Creative festival has become #GetCreativeAtHome for 2020. They have over 200 activities you can access for free to try at home, across all different creative disciplines and interests.

 

Google Arts and Culture

https://artsandculture.google.com/

Did you know you can access collections from over 2000 museums from all across the world? That should keep you busy!

 

Culture in Quarantine

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p088hhjd

BBC Arts have created the Culture in Quarantine resource of programmes and activities for you to learn about, engage and participate in cultural activities from home.

 

AT HOME WITH PENGUIN

At Home with Penguin is a chance for you to connect with some of our most loved authors. In these isolated circumstances, authors will invite you into their homes to share how they're spending their time, talk about the books they are turning to, and take questions from readers.

https://www.penguin.co.uk/articles/2020/mar/at-home-with-penguin/

 

FABER ON TWITTER

The publisher has launched an online programme every Monday with adult authors and Friday lunchtime short-stories from writers including Sebastian Barry and Edna O'Brien.

https://stweetly.com/FaberBooks/

 

THE BIG BOOK WEEKEND

Co-founded by authors Kit de Waal and Molly Flatt, this virtual festival brings together big names such as Robert Webb and Maggie O'Farrell. There are lots of opportunities to engage with authors and fellow book-lovers. Events and information can be enjoyed after the festival has finished.

https://bigbookweekend.com/about-us

 

HAY LITERARY FESTIVAL ( 18th-31st may)

The world-famous Hay Literary Festival has gone digital  with webinars, workshops and live social media Q&As planned. They have also released free back issue podcasts from previous events including one with the brilliant Stephen Fry.

https://www.hayfestival.com/home

 

Your Stories: Future

As part of The Scottish Booktrust's annual writing project - Your Stories - they are asking people all over Scotland to submit true stories inspired by this year's theme, Future. Every entry will appear on their website and a selection will be published in a free book for Book Week Scotland, Submissions by 5th June.

https://www.scottishbooktrust.com/your-stories/future-2020

 

 

 

 

 

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