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Stay Connected: The Best Online Events in the UK & Ireland
Stay Connected: The Best Online Events in the UK & Ireland
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Staying at home doesn’t mean pressing pause on your cultural life. The digital airwaves are buzzing with activity as many event creators move their events online and find ingenious ways to do what they do best. While the world is your sofa when it comes to online events, we’ve created this collection to make it easier for you to find the top events in your timezone – fitness sessions, panel discussions, comedy gigs and everything in between.
Stay Connected: The Best Online Events in the UK & Ireland
Stay Connected: The Best Online Events in the UK & Ireland
Stay Connected: The Best Online Events in the UK & Ireland
Stay Connected: The Best Online Events in the UK & Ireland
Colección de Eventbrite
Staying at home doesn’t mean pressing pause on your cultural life. The digital airwaves are buzzing with activity as many event creators move their events online and find ingenious ways to do what they do best. While the world is your sofa when it comes to online events, we’ve created this collection to make it easier for you to find the top events in your timezone – fitness sessions, panel discussions, comedy gigs and everything in between.
Staying at home doesn’t mean pressing pause on your cultural life. The digital airwaves are buzzing with activity as many event creators move their events online and find ingenious ways to do what they do best. While the world is your sofa when it comes to online events, we’ve created this collection to make it easier for you to find the top events in your timezone – fitness sessions, panel discussions, comedy gigs and everything in between.

The Affordable Online Art Fair returns from April 9th with 50 new hand-picked galleries, a fresh selection of artwork and a busy programme of virtual events. Take your pick.

World-famous, Nobel Prize-winning novelist Kazuo Ishiguro joins poet Jackie Kay to talk about his latest tome, Klara and the Sun, among other writerly topics.

Wreath-making isn't just for Christmas. Using a pre-posted kit of succulents and a little expert know-how, create a living wreath that will take pride of place all-year-long.

The popular life drawing class returns for more flourescent fun over Zoom. Materials will be sent out to ticket holders ahead of time so you can put your crayons away.

Take a tour of The British Library's endless vaults and reading rooms, which contain original manuscripts from the likes of Shakespeare, Jane Austen and John Lennon.

The podcast phenomenon rolls on with another round of fun and games with special guests Evelyn Mok and Tony Law. Let's hope they never move out.

A Guardian panel – featuring Stella Creasy MP and writer and campaigner Otegha Uwagba – discuss the impact of the pandemic on women's equality and what can be done to halt its regressive effects.

As the F1 season roars into life, two British legends from the sport belt up for a hot-lap with How To Academy, covering the highs and lows of their own careers along with more recent events.

Ibérica Live (the tapas restaurant's at-home dining and event series) is one year old and they're celebrating with a feast of Catalan cuisine: wines, deli goods, tapas and cheese. Pick the package that suits you and scoff along from home.

Recreate the head-banging, sweat-drenching thrill of a rock concert at this themed exercise class open to all levels. Worth it for the soundtrack alone.

This workshop creatively intersects calligraphy, mindfulness and spring to provide attendees with fresh creative impetus and thinking for the new season.

Hula-hoop your way to rock hard abs and have a blast at this beginner-friendly class led by Guinness World Record Holding Hula-Hooper Amazi.

Perfect your home brew and get your coffee questions answered at this regular lunchtime masterclass with Climpson & Sons.

This is a terrarium-making workshop done right. Prior to the event, ticket holders will receive a kit of materials in the post; post-event they'll have access to a plant-care hotline to resolve any related issues that crop up.

Author Emma Dabiri links up with podcasting sensation Blindboy to discuss her latest book and the role Ireland can play in eradicating racism.

Sam Delaney and Andy Dawson take their hit podcast live for more random musings and in-jokes about football and modern life in general.

Armenia has an ancient history of wine production and continues to produce some excellent labels to this day. Taste a few for yourself at this virtual wine tasting event.

NextUp have been putting on some of the best virtual comedy gigs around during lockdown. Catch emerging and established comics every Thursday - it's free for NextUp members.

Go behind the headlines to understand what's really going on and help shape Tortoise's (slow) news agenda at this weekly summit for members.

Beamed direct from the Rick Stein Cooking School, cook along as Jack Stein (Rick's son) and fellow chef Nick Evans prepare a divine three-course meal.

If Greek food is your thing then this Oliveology event is one to add to your calendar. Ticket holders will be sent some miniatures of Metaxa (a Greek variation on brandy) and some goodies to match them up with on the call. Feast-worthy.

The Cheese Lady is back and this time she has brought along a welcome friend – wine educator Claire Buckler. With tastings promised, the result is sure to be very tasty indeed.

So long as you have a sewing machine and fabrics, anyone can get involved with this dress-making workshop. Fashion designer Julian Roberts will be demoing his signature 'hollow construction' style, which draws on pattern cutting techniques to create more intuitive garments.

Follow along as chef and food stylist Olivia Cavalli prepares a feast of Italian picnic dishes, from Torta Pasqualina (spinach and ricotta tart) to farro salad. Happy hampering.

Squat, twirl and twerk your way to peak fitness as a live DJ unleashes a playlist of Caribbean Soca, Dancehall and Afrobeats. Carnival weekend here we come...

Seasoned mudlark Jason Sandy shares some of his favourite finds from the banks of the Thames, including lost remnants of the Doves Type, at this illuminating talk. The perfect primer for mudlarking season.

Keen to know more about sketchnoting, the practice of taking visual notes? Join this 'visual jam' with Mike Rohde (author of the best selling book The Sketchnote Handbook) to learn all about it.

Sample two wonderful sakes and learn how to giftwrap bottles using Furoshiki techniques at this Japanese-themed workshop.

Three exceptional young writers showcase their work at Ireland's prestigious Cúirt International Festival of Literature. Broadcaster and journalist Sonia Sodha moderates.

London Drawing Group's community-driven drawing classes have given us life during lockdown. Their latest session invites participants to take inspiration from artist Toyin Ojih Odutola to create some vivid charcoal drawings of their own.

James Hawe's illustrated talk will condense two thousand years of German history into one hour, dissecting the landmark moments that link it all together.

End your weekend with a bang, or at least a calming ripple, as sister act Laurie and Gemma Bolger put on a Sunday evening workshop combining poses and poetry. Creative, mindful and relaxing.

This weekly session serves as a 'forcing function' for creatives everywhere, providing them with a virtual space to work on their projects and get encouragement and feedback from likeminded peers.

Create some dainty wire birds out of copper wire at this craft-along with dab-hand Zack McLaughlin. Templates and materials can be sent out to ticket holders before the event - just select the 'Kit Included' option when purchasing.

Tileyard's A&R sessions provide a vital service for musicians and performers dreaming of bigger stages. Supply your track for a chance to get feedback from a panel of industry experts.

The best writers are those that start. Learn to embrace the empty page at this action-orientated workshop with Fiona Page.

Meet the man that soundtracked some of the greatest films in history, including Taxi Driver, Psycho and Vertigo, at this tell-all virtual talk.

The brilliant Malcolm Gladwell (literary and podcasting elite) joins How To Academy to plug his latest book, Bomber Mafia, and ruminate on the price of progress.

The storytelling duo behind Racontesse have made it their mission to turn more readers onto short stories, so often overlooked in favour of longer-form formats. Here they present two classics of the genre and explore what makes them so effective.

The Idler's next chat is with the legendary Sir Michael Palin, who found fame with The Monty Python before becoming a celebrated travel broadcaster and writer.

Comedian Ali Woods is everywhere right now: on YouTube, podcasts, even TikTok. Catch him in virtual form at this live stand-up show with his audio partner in crime, Tom Elwes.

Director Marianna Yarovskaya shares her Academy Award-nominated 2018 documentary, Women of the Gulag, which spotlights a group of women who survived the forced labour camps and are now in their eighties and nineties.

The word 'legend' is overused but when it comes to Mike Leigh it's truly merited. The writer/director has been nominated for seven Oscars and his films (from Abigail's Party to Vera Lynn) represent British cinema at its best. How To Academy have nabbed him for the evening, don't miss it.

In this new production from 60 Hour Shakespeare, the bard's romantic comedy is reimagined to take place in 1919 New York, complete with moonlighting jazz singers and prohibition bars.

Sing along to some traditional Irish folk songs at this workshop for all ages hosted by musician Liz Clark.

Rukmini Iyer, author of the Roasting Tin series of cookbooks, takes home cooks (and host Felicity Cloake) through one of her most popular recipes to mark the release of her latest tome, The Green Barbecue.

Time to explore some less traditional forms of exercise, starting with the BadAss Women of Burlesque.