Isolation Activities

Some useful and entertaining links to help keep you occupied during the lockdown (To access these sites directly go to the link opposite)

NHS 111 online - Check if you have coronavirus symptoms: https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19/
NHS Coronavirus advice: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
Government advice - Coronavirus (COVID-19):
what you need to do: https://www.gov.uk/
Get support as a clinically extremely vulnerable person: https://www.gov.uk/ coronavirusextremely-vulnerable
If you need help eg. with shopping:
Mutual Aid groups in UK: https://covidmutualaid.org
COVID Symptom Tracker - Experts at King’s College London have developed a free app to monitor symptoms on a population-wide level - download the app and report your health daily to aid research: https://covid.joinzoe.com-03-09-covid-19-latest-research-and- analysis

****************************************************************************** Things to do Theatre/Opera/Ballet
The WhatsOnStage list of free performances will be regularly updated: https:// www.whatsonstage.com/london-theatre/news/stage-shows-musicals-opera-free- streamonline51198.html
Some links below – free unless specified otherwise.
National Theatre - one play released each Thursday and available on Youtube for 1 week https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/nt-at-home
Starts with 'One Man, Two Guvnors’, then Jane Eyre, Treasure Island and Twelfth Night (with Tamsin Greig as Malvolia)
Hampstead Theatre - each play available free for 1 week after release https:// www.hampsteadtheatre.com/whats-on/main-stage/
Royal Shakespeare Company https://www.rsc.org.uk/news/watch-rsc-shows- from-home?
(Have to sign up for Marquee TV - can have 30 days free trial then £8.99 per month)
Shakespeare's Globe
https://www.shakespearesglobe.com/discover/blogs-and-features/2020/04/03/how-to- watchour-free-globe-player-films/

Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals
Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar – others to follow:
Royal Opera House
Museums & Art Galleries
British Museum: Prints and drawings virtual gallery (https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/galleries/prints-and-drawings-virtualgallery), Explore
Collections online (https://research.britishmuseum.org/research/collection
online/ search.aspx), Virtual reality tours (https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-british- museum)
National Trust - explore Collections and online exhibitions: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/art-and-collections
also Podcasts: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/listen-to-podcasts-from-the- nationaltrust
Other Entertainment
13 zoos that offer live streams - see giraffes, koalas, pandas, tigers, penguins & more https://www.holidaypirates.com/travel-magazine/13-zoos-that-offer-live-streams-see- giraffeskoalas-pandas-tigers-penguins-more35765
Virtual Pub Quiz every Thursday evening
Free audiobooks: https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
How to set up your own online book group https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/4d2tfP38MXzZ8bgM7KZ4Wyb/novel- connectionshow-to-set-up-your-own-online-book-group

Learning Resources
University of Oxford Continuing Education Department website has a page for curious minds: https://www.conted.ox.ac.uk/about/curious-minds?

Open University - short courses on a range of subjects including science, the arts, history, languages etc.
Futurelearn - similar to Open University but from a range of Universities nationally & internationally. Free https://www.futurelearn.com
TED Short Talks - non-profit organisation offering short talks on a range of subjects from science to business to global issues
Duolingo - fun language learning site for all ages https://www.duolingo.com
Royal Institution Videos