A round up of virtual events and experiences to help keep you entertained and positive over the coming days and weeks.

The best virtual events in May 2020

Film Festivals

We Are One Global Film Festival

Stay up to date with the latest film releases as YouTube hosts a free virtual film festival with 20 partners including Cannes, Tribeca and Sundance festivals from May 29-June 7, 2020 including feature films, shorts, documentaries, music, comedy and panel discussions.

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Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace Tours

Step back in time on a virtual tour of Hyde Park’s Crystal Palace and it’s exhibition to mark their 169 year anniversary. Using a combination of CGI and 360° photography which overlays the historic building onto the present-day site, you can switch between then and now. 

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Virtual Cocktails

Smith & Sinclair Virtual Cocktails

Smith & Sinclair are famed for their fabulously boozy confectionary and now they’re getting you to mix up some cocktails for yourself at home. Join them for a virtual course and create three unique mixes with easy ingredients, with the added treat of a bespoke kit featuring some of their sweets. 

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Mail Rail Live

The Postal Museum

Whilst the Postal Museum is closed they’ve opened their Mail Rail for everyone to experience from home. The virtual tour captures the sights and sounds of Mail Rail, for a unique experience deep beneath the streets of London.

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CirqueConnect

CirqueConnect

The world-famous circus troupe, Cirque du Soleil, are taking their show online and streaming the most impressive moments from their larger-than-life shows on CirqueConnect, their new digital hub every Friday in support of the One Drop foundation.

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Stories of Home

Museum of the Home’s Stay Home Project

Stay Home is documenting life during the coronavirus lockdown. The project, by The Museum of the Home, captures a picture of what home life looks like under quarantine. Go to their website to submit your own home situation to be included.

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Chelsea Flower Show

Chelsea Flower Show 2020

The month of May is all about flowers and this year the greatest flower show in the world will be virtual with the RHS will create a Virtual RHS Chelsea Flower Show to celebrate our great horticultural industry and gardening heritage.

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London Print Fair

London Original Print Fair

The annual London Print Fair at the Royal Academy is going online for the whole month of May. Support artists, discover new artworks and learn about  printmaking techniques on their online viewing rooms, all from the comfort of your own home. 

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Cheese Weekender

Cheese Weekender

Artisan cheesemakers and the British cheese industry have lost huge chunks of business from restaurant closures, leaving them with lots of product and nowhere for it to go. Support them by joining their online cheese festival.

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