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15 Mar 2020 - 31 May 2022

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In these unusual times, with venues closed and events cancelled, it’s more important than ever that we try and take part in things that make us happy – art, music, film, and so on.

To that end – we’ve rounded up a ton of online arts and culture from both local organisations and around the world – check it out using the links below, or simply scroll down.

Festivals

#LightNightatHome
Relive this year’s online-only version of LightNight, our one-night arts and culture festival

London Migration Film Festival Online
See the best of the 2016-19 festivals for free

WoWFest: Lockdown
All-digital literature festival including Irvine Welsh, Noam Chomsky, Jeremy Corbyn and more

Culture Unconfined
Online festival of culture from the University of Liverpool

The Social Distancing Festival
Celebrating art and artists from all over the world

MIF at Home: Paying Attention
Online queer literature festival from MIF

BBC Virtual Festival of the Arts
Find out more about the BBC’s Culture in Quarantine programme and how to access it

Threshold Festival
An online version of this year’s Threshold Festival

CosmicShambles Stay at Home Festival
Daily livestreamed shows from an incredible lineup of performers including Brian Cox and Stewart Lee

Tickle the Ivories at Home
Online version of Liverpool’s annual street piano festival

Visual Arts

Visual Arts

RISE Together
Online exhibition curated by Culture Liverpool

Future Network Shorts
New work from artists invited by METAL

Prescot Museum
Visit from home!

Daido Moriyama: In Pictures
See the Japanese photographer’s work online

Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Online exhibition of the famed designer’s work

Quarantine Connection
Online group show by LJMU Fine Art students

Isolation Nation
Online art exhibition from Liverpool art collective Dorothy

Tour Frida Kahlo’s house
See the artist’s house / museum in Mexico City from your sofa

Art Gallery for Gerbils
A pair of Londoners create an art exhibition for their pets

12 Famous Museums you can Tour from Home
Take a virtual tour of museums and galleries from across the globe

My Modern Met – Watercolour World
A digital archive of 80,000 paintings

Art Exhibitions you don’t need to leave the house for
A great collection of online art shows from the team at Dazed

BBC Arts, Culture in Quarantine: Bringing Arts and Culture into the Home
BBC Arts Director Jonty Claypole on how they’ll be bringing arts and culture to us in quarantine

New works from HOME Manchester – ‘Homemakers’
HOME have commissioned some of their favourite artists to create new work at home for an at-home audience – find out more

BBC Virtual Festival of the Arts
Find out more about the BBC’s Culture in Quarantine programme and how to access it

Virtual Tour: National Gallery
Take a look inside 18 rooms of London’s National Gallery

Virtual Tour: Walker Art Gallery
Look inside Liverpool’s Walker Art Gallery

Virtual Tour: World Museum
Explore the World Cultures gallery

Natural History Museum
Explore exhibits at one of London’s most famous museums

Musee d’Orsay
Explore one of Paris’ most famous collections

Film

Film


 

Cinema, Memory and Wellbeing
New Facebook initiative from the University of Liverpool

We are One
Online version of film festivals including Cannes

Aesthetica Short Film Festival
Submit a film

London Migration Film Festival Online
See the best of the 2016-19 festivals for free

Colectif Jeune Cinema
Lots of great films from the CJ catalogue, available to watch for free

Made in Liverpool Watch List
A list of films and TV made in Liverpool and where to watch them – compiled by Liverpool Film Office

Literature

Literature


WoWFest: Lockdown
All-digital literature festival including Irvine Welsh, Noam Chomsky, Jeremy Corbyn and more

Here not There
Online anthology of children’s writing presented by Grimm and Co

Hope Playwriting Prize
Write a play for the chance to win £10,000

MIF at Home: Paying Attention
Online queer literature festival from MIF

E-books for 99p from Outspoken London

Music

Music


LIMF Academy Lockdown Collabo Series
New tunes from LIMF Academy artists

LIMF Living Room Sessions
LIMF Academy artists performing from home

Xian Di Papa Piu
A performance of 250 year old Chinese music

University of Liverpool Lunchtime Concert Series
Performed by some of the city’s best musicians

Drake Music x Sound of Music: Emergent Digital
Cross-genre showcase day of work from emerging disabled artists

Tickle the Ivories at Home
Online version of Liverpool’s annual street piano festival

The Oye Vibe: Emily Dust
Playlist of Emily Dust’s 2019 Africa Oye set, presented by Bido Lito!

Love Sings from Liverpool
Get involved in a global virtual choir, put together by Liverpool’s Jennifer John

Guest House
Live streamed shows from the team behind Liverpool Sound City

Melodic Distraction
Local online radio station with shows streaming regularly

Radio Garden
Listen to some of the best independent radio stations in Liverpool

IsolateLive
A place to listen, watch and support musicians from home

The Social Distancing Festival
Celebrating art and artists from all over the world

Glti.ch Karaoke
Collaborative online karaoke project

Livestreams – Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
Streamed via Facebook twice a week (Thurs and Sun)

Threshold Festival
An online version of this year’s Threshold Festival

Theatre and Comedy

Dance, Theatre and Comedy


Young Storyhouse Takeover
Showcase your talents!

Dance with Movema
Dance away the quarantine blues!

National Theatre Live: At Home
Plays streamed right into your living room

CosmicShambles Stay at Home Festival
Daily livestreamed shows from an incredible lineup of performers including Brian Cox and Stewart Lee

Jelli Studios
Dancers from Jelli Studios perform live

Eat Me and Preach – Apocalypse Edition (contains adult content)
Livestream from the team behind Liverpool’s iconic queer night Eat Me!

 

Get Social

Get Social


QuarantineChat
A new project developed by two artists to enable strangers in quarantine to communicate

Challenge yourself with DoThinkShare
Sign up for two weeks of creative challenges, starting 23 Mar

Get Creative
Take part in cultural activities from wherever you are

Liverpool Cares
Activities from local charity working with older people

Stay Active

Stay Active


Dance Yourself Fit with MDI
Online dance classes from MDI

Joe Wicks PE
Daily PE sessions from fitness guru Joe Wicks

Change4Life
Accessible activities for young people

This Girl Can
Home exercise ideas

Cosmic Kids Yoga
Fun yoga activities for kids

Disney Dance Along
Dance along with Disney classics

NHS gym-free workouts
Stay fit at home

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