ARTS AND CULTURE – WHAT’S ONLINE

Collated by: Nathalie Banaigs


A SELECTION OF WHAT'S ON OFFER


Classic Concerts at the Assembly Rooms usually take place on Saturdays at 10:45 am in Faversham. With the lockdown, musicians are performing live on Facebook, same day, same time. Free.


Natasha Steer at Creatabot in Medway is running free online creative classes, sessions and conversations. She is covering craft, cooking, nature and heritage. See the programme and check details and time shown in the event listing.

The Creative Distance Festival

Looping The Loop CIC in partnership with What's Coming Out Of The Box brings a brand new festival of Theatre, Art, Music, Dance and more, from the artistic community of Thanet and beyond. They plan to stream a series of events, filmed and live-streamed.

East Cliff Creatives in Dover have created a new project called '4 Walls' to provide activities for those who are under isolation or lock-down.

The Golkk Theatre Company in Canterbury has created a space where artists and creatives share their work of art in any form. An E-Exhibition is going live by the end of April.


Cement Fields in North Kent have an online journaling open call to capture people’s creative responses to living along the Thames Estuary.


I would rather walk with you. A call for people to create voice recordings and sound effects to feature in a new artwork by Emily Peasgood at Fort Burgoyne, Dover - and you can do this at home.


Kent Creative in Faversham started a Facebook / Instagram group project encouraging everyone to make meaningful art journals during the lockdown.

#KentCreativeSocialJournal

Kent Creative Social Journal

People United in Canterbury are launching a new participatory project called ‘My Happy Memory’, as part of their initiative “Kind Canterbury”. It is designed for people to take part in from home. It is about celebrating the individuals, communities and institutions that are showing great kindness and acting with true altruism during this challenging time.

Artist Laura Froude’s art work and her set up live from her home.

The Secret Drawing Club in Faversham is setting up live life drawing sessions.They comprise of three five minute poses and a longer 15 minute sustained pose to the end.

Cost: £5 payable 24 hours prior to the event.

Contact Louise Hughes on 077 8060 1094 or louisekhughes1969@gmail.com

A drawing from the session by Artist Sue Dudman Westergaard.

Rochester Kino Cinema Club screens movies online on Facebook. Free.

Whisky & Beards Independent poetry publisher in Margate hosts WinchesterFest, a Livestreamed Poetry Festival, which they intend to keep running until lockdown is lifted. They have regular streams between 12 and 9 every day through their Facebook page.

Richard Jefferies Every day, in Medway Richard draws free colouring sheets, For children of all ages.

Write UP! with Margate Bookie

The Margate Bookie is a charity that inspires a love of reading and writing through literary festivals and creative courses.

Zach Waters in Folkestone came up with the idea of photographing people hiding away in their home, taking pictures through a window or a door with the person looking out through the glass. He is going to work on this over the next couple of weeks and is asking anyone in Folkestone whether he can pop around to shoot their portrait. He is hoping this will lead to an exhibition later in the year.


AND ALSO....


The Cirque du Soleil is showing a 60 minutes special show on YouTube with moments from their shows. They say it includes never-before seen angles that can only be experienced on your screen.


Google arts and culture is an online platform through which the public can access high-resolution images of artworks housed in over 2000 leading museums.


BBC Culture in Quarantine BBC Arts announced further programming for Culture In Quarantine, a virtual festival of the arts rooted in the experience of national lockdown. Programming, across television, radio and online, will give viewers access to the arts. It includes access to shuttered exhibitions and closed museums, a virtual books festival, performances from the UK dance and theatre scene, …


Artist Activity Packs from Firstsite offering activity packs, featuring contributions from UK artists including Antony Gormley, Gillian Wearing, Idris Khan, Jeremy Deller, Mark Wallinger, Gee Vaucher, Grayson Perry and Raqs Media Collective and more.

The National Theatre offers access to free online performances.


The Royal Opera House is offering a schedule of free broadcasts and live content via their Facebook page and YouTube channels


The Winter’s Tale, The Royal Ballet, 2014 – 1 May 2020, 7pm

360 tour of Tate Modern Follow Nick Grimshaw and Frances Morris on a whistlestop tour around Tate Modern's Blavatnik Building.


UMA (Universal Museum of Art) is a virtual reality museum which collaborates with cultural institutions to carry out unique exhibition,available online and for free.


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