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Whether you are self-isolating, or just staying in more during the lockdown – we know it can be tricky to find things to do to keep busy!
Each week we will round up some of the best virtual events and activities you can enjoy – this week we’re bringing you the best ways to enjoy culture from home.
Please remember that if you ever feel like you need support or advice, our Student Support team is here for you. If you’re self-isolating and need help, email Student Services on: email@example.com.
Our Peer Mentors recommend some great podcasts to listen to during the winter months. Each mentor will talk about a podcast they have recently listened to and want to recommend to others!
When: Thursday, 26 November 2020
Find out more: https://liverpool.joinhandshake.co.uk/login?ref=events-search
During these unprecedented times, when lots of us can’t get to a theatre, Bristol Old Vic are bringing you a selection of productions created by incredible artists, that you can watch anywhere.
Find out more: https://bristololdvic.org.uk/at-home
Join us on a trail across the University of Liverpool Campus as we discover some of the outdoor artwork on display.
Find out more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzYyo8_SH7A&feature=youtu.be
Have a look at some hidden gems of art all around our Liverpool parks and green spaces. We’ll be chatting about Lulu Quinn’s work in Greenbank park and more! All questions are welcome but not essential. This session will be led by Louise Waller.
Louise Waller is a local ceramics artist and educator. Studio member of Baltic Clay Ceramics Studio. Works at Tate Liverpool and The Victoria Gallery and Museum.
When: Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 2-3pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘Art in Liverpool Parks’)
‘Writing for Wellbeing’ is a free creative writing course designed for you to do while self-isolating or during lockdown. Sign up to receive regular videos and writing exercises- all levels welcome.
Find out more: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/literature-and-science/wellbeing/
Clarinet tutor Mandy Burvill and piano tutor Ian Buckle join forces in a dazzling display of contemporary repertoire including Skein by Michael Beiert, Technical Services Coordinator for the Department of Music.
When: Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 1pm
Find out more: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/music/events/lunchtime-concert-series/
Have you ever wanted a museum or exhibition all to yourself? Now you can explore at your own pace with our 3D virtual tours.
Find out more: https://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/virtual-tours
Watch RLPO concerts on demand from the comfort of home.
Find out more: https://www.liverpoolphil.com/current-events/video-on-demand/
Take your lockdown skills to the next level and meet other craft enthusiasts at our Crafternoon series. Take a break from your busy schedule for a moment of calm and mindful colouring.
When: Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 4-6pm
Find out more: https://liverpoolguild.native.fm/ (search ‘Mindful Colouring’)
‘Sisters of Mersey’ is a women’s history app charting the history of women’s experiences and contributions to the city of Liverpool. Download the app and take a tour of Liverpool to discover the women who shaped popular culture, politics and more.
Find out more: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/csd/app-directory/sisters/
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This week's round-up of virtual events and activities focuses on events to help you manage your wellbeing ahead of University Mental Health Day on Thursday. 💙