You've tightened all the screws on your door handles, brushed the cat at least twice and have successfully avoided brushing your own hair. You're pretty much done for the day, right? Wrong. Our list of activities has been put together to transport you away from the confines of your home and your mind for at least a couple of hours. So, what are you waiting for? Check out our carefully curated list of London virtual activities to keep you entertained from morning until, well potentially the next morning, depending on how hard you want to go.
London virtual activities: coming up
Friday 24th April - 26 June - The Show Must Go On: Andrew Lloyd Webber Musical Stream
Missing the West End? This event could provide the perfect fix. Every Friday, The Show Must Go On will be releasing a full-length, smash-hit musical for you to watch for free. And if you've accidentally double-booked yourself (we get it, video chatting with your mum takes priority), the stream will be available for 48 hours. Tune in with a cocktail or a cup of tea whenever you like over the weekend for a show-stopping time!Saturday 2nd and 9th May - LIVE QUARANTINE HOUSE PARTY If you've been putting off showering every day since lockdown was imposed, now's the time to grab your towel. Why? Because you're invited on a virtual night out to remember. In its own words, this, "massive international mega live quarantine house party" will connect you to the rest of the world so you can see and party with everyone. Forget your standard kitchen house party hangout, Spain's DJ Marco Carrera has been tasked with keeping everyone on their feet and partying throughout the night. So grab those hot pants and get moving!
Thursday 30th April to Sunday 10th May 2020 - D'A Online Film Festival
Monday 27th May - July (check schedule) - The Home Games
Feeling competitive? Get ready for a new type of at-home entertainment that's sweeping the nation: The Home Games! This unique competition includes a collection of 20 fun challenges spanning all kinds of categories: cooking, arts and crafts, TV, music, sports, acting, poetry, geography... Some will be quirky, some will be funny, some will be thought provoking. There's something for everyone! So grab your family, housemates or pets, choose your team name and get ready to take on households across the UK—give it your all and you could even win a prize!
Saturday 2nd May - West End Musical Brunch: Live Stream! - London
While you can't go to the West End right now, you can drag the West End kicking, screaming and sonorously singing into your very own living room with its West End Musical Brunch event. Have fun with the biggest West End stars, watch live performances and enjoy interactive musical theatre-themed games to keep you on your toes. There's also a Q&A with the stars so you can finally ask those questions you've been dying to ask about your favourite shows. But be warned, this event will see the audience become the cast, so make sure you warm up those vocal cords and joints before the big day.
Blink and you may miss a high kick here or a stealthy slide there, but the magic of Cirque du Soleil has never failed to touch every heart in the audience. And let's face it, we're all a little in need of some magic at the moment. So leave the everyday behind and enjoy behind-the-scenes videos, 60-minute specials, virtual reality, activities for kids, CirqueFit workouts, Blue Man documentaries, make-up tutorials, and much more. By the time we're allowed out, the Soleil crew could have a new troupe member in you!
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- Tottenham Court Road
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- Green Park
- Hyde Park Corner
- King's Cross St. Pancras
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