Bookham and District U3A
Bookham and District U3A

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://earth.google.com/web/@24.27907103,64.87953145,12.15713829a,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

Sadler's Wells

National Theatre

Royal Opera House

Tate Gallery

BBC - Culture in quarantine

Shakespeare's Globe

 

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/ 

Eugenius https://www.facebook.com/eugeniusthemusical/videos/519159602015175/?vh=e&d=n 

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 local help

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

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.

Wildlife Photography

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.