Below you will find a selection of culture and creativity resources which you may find helpful. Lots of planned cultural events are now taking place online with organisers encouraging participants to take part at home. This section will be updated regularly with more creative ideas.

Resources

BBC arts have curated all their content onto a portal called ‘Culture in Quarantine’. From here you can also visit other BBC website and culture partners. 

 

BBC History Extra is the official website for the BBC History Magazine, BBC History Revealed and BBC World Histories Magazine.

The site is packed with lots of articles, podcasts and other resources.

 

 

Canopy Creative is an at home drawing network which is supported by organisations such a Age UK.

 

Creative Scotland have a page ‘The Future will be Livestreamed’ highlighting key cultural resources which can be used whilst social distancing. They will update regularly and have included key hashtags to follow for events online as they happen.

 

Fun Palaces are still hoping to run their weekend in October 2020 and are encouraging people to get involved in Tiny Revolutions from home during Stay at Home measures.

New ideas are shared on their page each day as well as through social media channels.

 

The Get Creative Festival will no longer take place in physical locations but people are being encouraged to Get Creative at home. Tips, tutorials, projects and ideas are all being shared through #getcreativeathome across social media channels.

 

The Glasgow Short Film Festival postponed their March event but now plan on posting two short films per day which can be accessed online.

 

Choir master Gareth Malone aims to bring both amateur and professional singers together online during social distancing.

 

Luminate have launched Luminate@Home to replace their festival. More information on how to get involved can be found here.

 

The National Theatre are releasing a full length play on You Tube every Thursday. You can find out more by visiting their website.

 

The Royal Shakespere Company will be broadcasting six plays between now and September as part of the Culture in Quarantine movement.

 

Singing can be a great outlet for anxiety and stress, especially during this challenging time. The Scottish Opera are inviting you to join their Community Choir through online rehearsals.

The Social Distancing Festival celebrates art from all over the world and includes sections on dance, music and the visual arts.

 

Voluntary Arts have launched #CreativeNetwork - a daily online get-together open to anyone involved in arts, culture and creativity who would welcome the opportunity to talk to others about dealing with the current situation, the challenges of working from home and what we can do together to make the most of difficult circumstances.