As UK restrictions continue into January, staying in is the new going out! Enjoy some of the many brilliant online events happening in London from the comfort of your own home.
The bakery school and shop in Borough Market, runs free online tutorials on Instagram for anyone who wants to get involved.
This two-day online wellness festival running from Sunday 17 January to Monday 18 January. (aka Blue Monday) will focus on wellness and mental health. With over 15 workshops across the two days, you can mix and match the workshops and panel discussions to enjoy your own space of relaxation. Tickets from £20.
PIZZA AND PITCHES PARTY
Community-orientated arts organisation, The Albany are hosting a free online Pizza and Pitches Party on Wednesday 20 January. Following an open call out for community projects, people in southeast London will have the opportunity to vote on their favourite creative projects, all focusing on things to engage and benefit local communities during the pandemic. Enjoy a variety of fantastic pitches, which include an interactive sonic postcard series from Simon Scott and Stefan Hanegraaf, a 360° audio/visual piece from Alison D’Souza, Dan Samsa and Ukweli Roach, a socially distant series of outdoor dance sessions from Ana Coltatu and Luigi Ambrosio and an online workshop for teens with Autism from Philip Simon. The winning project will take home £600, £100 for runners-up, plus those who live in SE8, SE14 or SE15 can win free pizza.
VEGANUARY AT NEAT BURGER
Serving up plant-based burgers that are changing the world one bite at a time, Neat Burger is the first of its kind in London! Ethical, sustainable and delicious, their full-flavoured game-changer menu is a must try. Delivering across London from 12pm – 10pm everyday.
LONDON SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
2021 hosts the 18th (and first!) digital edition of London Short Film Festival. Expect a traditional offering of choice new shorts, curated special events, industry panels and workshops.
FANTASTIC BEASTS VIRTUAL TOUR
Step into the world of Harry Potter at the Natural History Museum. Creatures from JK Rowling’s wizarding world will be displayed alongside real-world specimens and artefacts from the Museum’s collection. The exhibition is now available to view online.
THE MERMAID”S TONGUE
Brought to you by award-winning storytellers, Swamp Motel, The Mermaid’s Tongue is an immersive entertainment that blurs the boundaries between theatre, film and gaming. A computer-based murder mystery where your ‘team’ plays detective. Let the hunt begin…