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12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours You Can Take on Your Couch
Google Arts & Culture’s collection includes the British Museum in London, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Guggenheim in New York City, and literally hundreds of more places where you can gain knowledge about art, history, and science.

Crafting, painting, knitting
There are innumerable online, free courses that cover painting techniques, upscaling household items, knitting, sewing. Learn to play an instrument, tackle a DIY project, design a garden. If you need some help finding a particular subject - contact Ros at

Online excercise classes
A search for free onine exercises brings up serveral choices, including some from the NHS

Free, online, boredom-busting resources under blogs pages
A huge list of sites that offer free courses, information and entertainment. Their subject areas include:
Virtual tours, online learning, geography and nature,music, arts and culture, literature online, entertainment, miscellaneous, anxiety/mental health, prayer resources.

The National Theatre at home

Showing this week - One Man, Two Guvnors (updated 2 Apr 2020)

The Show must go on - Musicals (updated 3 Apr 2020)

The free channel, called The Shows Must Go On, will unspool a different ALW filmed musical ever Friday, starting with this week’s debut offering Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

The 2000 adaptation of the musical stars Donny Osmond, Maria Friedman, Richard Attenborough and Joan Collins.

Next up, airing on Good Friday, April 10, will be Jesus Christ Superstar, a 2012 arena production starring Tim Minchin, Melanie C and Chris Moyles.

Each musical will be available weekly at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET for a 48-hour period online. No charges or sign-up is required.

This will be availbale on youtube.  No link yet but search in youtube.

The Royal Opera House Our house to your house

Shows will be broadcasting live on YouTube every Friday evening in April.

Upcoming shows include

* Acis and Galatea, The Royal Opera, 2009 - 3 April 2020, 7pm BST

* Così fan tutte, The Royal Opera, 2010 - 10 April 2020, 7pm BST

* The Metamorphosis, The Royal Ballet, 2013 - 17 April 2020, 7pm BST

Free Marvel Comics to read online


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The next Art in the Corridor event has come together. With the current virus situation, the event details might change, but I hope the theme will stimulate the creative process.

Title: New Vic Summer Weekend
Subtitle: Art, sport, community and cake
Art theme: Summer’s Promise…


We hope to put on a weekend of Wimbledon famous matches, with afternoon teas, strawberries, champagne and some evening music.

And we expect some beautifully creative art naming. Please tell us the story
of your work in a paragraph and it will go up on the wall too.

So get painting, drawing, photographing, collaging, potting. At some point we will have a fabulous exhibition.

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