Other Online Events

Discover online events and activities from academic and cultural organisations who are moving their work online.



Hay Festival Digital

The annual Hay Festival moved online this year with free events running from 18 - 31 May. All events are now available to watch back on their Hay Player.

Hay Festival Digital takes place online with interactive events from more than 100 award-winning writers, global policy makers, historians, pioneers and innovators, celebrating the best new fiction and non-fiction, and interrogating some of the biggest issues of our time.



Online Art Seminars

Dr Alex Marraccini, a researcher with the Bilderfahrzeuge Project exploring Aby Warburg’s legacy, is hosting a series of free  online art history seminars on live-streaming service Twitch.

Find out more about what to expect from the seminars and what it's like using Twitch as a streaming platform in this Talking Humanities blog post.




Sadler's Wells Digital Stage

Sadler's Wells presents a programme of full-length dance performances and workshops online, to keep you entertained and connected through dance, wherever you are in the world.

Upcoming performances include a new version of Wilkie Branson’s dance for camera installation TOM

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National Theatre home

Enjoy a variety of National Theatre productions online for free.


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Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare's Globe plan to release 40 productions on its Globe Player service for free.

The shows will include Hamlet starring artistic director Michelle Terry (2018), Romeo and Juliet with Ellie Kendrick and Adetomiwa Edun (2009), A Midsummer Night's Dream with Michelle Terry (2013), and The Winter's Tale with Annette Badland (2018), amongst others. 

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Paleographical Challenge 2020

Beinecke Early Modern invites you to a paleographical puzzle on weekdays during their current exhibit, Subscribed: The Manuscript in Britain, 1500-1800. Join them most weekdays, through the run of the show, to test your manuscript mettle with an identification or transcription from the early modern British manuscript collections.

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The Great British Art Quiz

British museums may be closed – but you can still explore their collections through The Guardian's series of quizzes.

The quiz is in collaboration with Art UK, the online home for the UK’s public art collections, showing art from more than 3,000 venues and by 45,000 artists. Each day, a different collection will set the questions.

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The Beauty of Maps 

The BBC is reshowing this four-part documentary series produced in 2010 alongside the ‘Magnificent Maps’ exhibition.

Watch the series