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Weekly What-To-Do (6 June)

| Thu 4 Jun 2020

Welcome to the artsdepot weekly email! This week, join in for story time in the bath, learn new writing techniques and skills, and experience electrifying gig theatre. Thank you to everyone who has donated so far for your generosity! If you're able to, please continue supporting us by donating here.

Lockdown Art is live!

Our Lockdown Art online exhibition features some amazing artwork by our local community - new artwork is added every day! Take a look for yourself here.

Family shows & activities

The Royal Shakespeare Company is offering a huge variety of online content, including streamed shows and drama games to play at home. Audiences ages 11+ can also watch I, Cinna (The Poet). Explore Shakespeare's Julius Caesar through the eyes of a jigging fool, available for free here.

We were scheduled to have Full House Theatre perform a delightful stage adaptation of Big Red Bath this summer. You can now watch the author of the book, Julia Jarman, read from her own bath! A brilliant story time for ages 3+, enjoy it from home here.

Streamed from our Facebook page, record-breaking beatboxer SK Shlomo is hosting weekly beatboxing lessons for kids! Weekly guests include KT Tunstall, Bastille, Bill Bailey, Jason Mraz and more! Click here to watch the fifth episode at 2pm on Thu 4 Jun. Click here to be one of the virtual studio audience.

Barnet Council's Youth Service have compiled an amazing list of family-friendly resources to keep you entertained at home. Take a peek at their Sports Activity Pack, learn a new dance on an online class, try a new craft, plus more! Explore their free activities and classes here.

tutti frutti were due to bring their show for little audiences, Sweet Dreams, to us this summer. They've been hosting #TakeoverTuesday on their YouTube page with a variety of artists sharing crafty activities, teaching musical skills, and even language skills. Click here to explore their videos.

Shows & activities for adults

Wildcard Theatre's heart-pumping gig theatre show Electrolyte is a multi-award winning look at mental health for a contemporary audience. Stream the show from your sofa from axis art centre's website, and experience live music seamlessly meshed with expert storytelling. Click here to watch the show.

In Jan 2019, the spectacular Michael Law's Piccadilly Dance Orchestra performed at artsdepot. You can now listen to the music on Bandcamp! Pick your favourite songs to play, or listen to both albums available, all for free. Click here for more.

The Curve Theatre has a huge offering of online performances to stream and activities to try at home hereMemoirs of An Asian Football Casual tells Riaz Khan's gritty account of growing up with Pakistani parents and joining Leicester's infamous 'firm' of football hooligans. Watch the show here.

While it is temporarily closed, the Bush Theatre is sharing free 10 Minute Masterclasses on their YouTube channel! Learn to create three-dimensional characters, use your favourite songs to improve your writing, explore 'theme' and 'story', and more. Click here for more.

Get Involved: Choreograph with Spiltmilk Dance

Previous Residency Artists, Spiltmilk Dance are now working with us on an intergenerational dance project. They are looking for local participants ages 40 - 80 to choreograph a dance! No experience required, just an interest in taking part. Click here for more information.

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