Further cultural suggestions
Virtual Tour of the Louvre - https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne
Ballet at the Bolshoi Theatre - https://www.youtube.com/user/bolshoi/featured
The Vatican Museums - http://www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/en/collezioni/musei/tour-virtuali-elenco.1.html
The Berlin Philharmonic (May offer a 30 day free
pass) - https://www.digitalconcerthall.com/en/live
New York's Broadway (Monthly charge after
free trial) - https://www.broadwayhd.com/
UNESCO World Heritage Sites - https://firstname.lastname@example.org,64.87953145,12.15713829a,18782599.89749163d,35y,0.00000008h,0t,0r/data=Ci4SLBIgMTA1NDZmMzhmZGM3MTFlNmEyN2MxYjMxZWFiNDNjN2QiCG92ZXJ2aWV3
Metropolitan Opera in New York - https://www.metopera.org/user-information/nightly-met-opera-streams/
Webcams stationed across three zoos in Australia - https://www.zoo.org.au/animals-at-home/
The Rijkmuseum in Amsterdam - https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/masterpieces-up-close
Suggestions from Leatherhead Theatre
BBC - Culture in
Also see ...
Free musicals and musical films http://filmedonstage.com/news/76-free-musicals-and-plays-you-can-now-stream-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak-updating-daily
Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals https://www.whatsonstage.com/london-theatre/news/andrew-lloyd-webber-stream-musicals-free-youtube_51313.html?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=2April2020
The Globe https://www.timeout.com/london/news/the-globe-is-streaming-a-shakespeare-play-for-free-every-fortnight-and-34-foreign-language-productions-033020?utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook#Echobox=1585577536
Dad's Army radio show http://www.dadsarmyradioshow.co.uk
Hampstead Theatre https://www.hampsteadtheatre.com/news/2020/march/hampstead-theatre-in-partnership-with-the-guardian-to-stream-a-series-of-hit-productions-from-its-digital-archive-for-free/
More from The Globe https://www.shakespearesglobe.com/discover/blogs-and-features/2020/03/30/joy-and-wonder-in-a-time-of-isolation/
WhatsOnStage family shows https://www.whatsonstage.com/london-theatre/news/eight-things-family-fun-stage-dance_51297.html?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=30march2020
The Barbican https://www.barbican.org.uk/read-watch-listen/watch-its-true-its-true-its-true-by-breach
Cirque did Soleil https://youtu.be/nQ5eUJNXrMw
Wind in the Willows https://www.willowsmusical.com/
The Wild (recommended age 14+) https://www.hampsteadtheatre.com/whats-on/hampstead-theatre-at-home/wild/
Family shows for younger audiences http://www.thefamilystage.co.uk/2020/03/28/live-from-your-living-room-a-guide-to-digital-theatre-for-families/
LOCAL ADVICE AND HELP GENERALLY REGARDING COVID-19
Should you need any assistance with anything at this time, the
Leatherhead Rotary Club has put together a very useful list of local
organisations able to offer practical assiance, and businesses that are still
open for food deliveries, and so on. You can call 0300 200 1008 or access the
list by clicking on: Coronovirus
I will now wish you a temporary farewell, and take my interval. I
will be back soon!
Stay safe, and with all good wishes,
Jennai and The Leatherhead Theatre Team x
The National Theatre
The National Theatre is making available previous live screenings free of charge. They change every Thursday and are available for a week. You cannot choose, miss one and it's gone!
Also available free of charge is a range of performances for children, so if your grandchildren are running their parents ragged they might find some useful performances to keep them busy!
The National Theatre website can be found here.
Marquee TV offers a very wide range of Theatre, Opera and Ballet performances from a number of sources, including, The Royal Shakespeare Company, The Royal Opera House, Glyndebourne, Saddler's Wells and the Bolshoi. The cost is £8.99 per month and the first 30 days are free. Click here for more information and here to get to the YouTube page.
Tom Way gave a well received talk at a monthly meeting a couple of years ago. He is now unable to give similar talks until after the lockdown, but he has provided short video that may well interest members. Click here to view it.