Here East
BASc in London University
LIS student accommodation partner
East London university campus LIS student accommodation partner
Students at UK university.

For the curious: online events in July

Now until 9th July: Woolf Works with the Royal Opera House. Wayne McGregor’s award-winning ballet triptych is inspired by the writings of Virginia Woolf, with an original score by Max Richter. (Free)

Now until 10th July: Pride Inside with UK Black Pride, Stonewall and ParaPride. A virtual Pride celebration including a series of gigs, comedy shows, panel discussions and arts-based events. (Free)

Now until 12th July: Beverley Puppet Festival. Puppeteers are now creating video activities on the theme, ‘Back to Nature’, using simple materials easily sourced from everyday items. Three free workshops will be released per week via the Festival website and social media channels. (Free) 

1st July: Friendly Fires with Tim Burgess’ Twitter Listening Party. The Charlatans frontman posts tweets in real time while his followers stream or play an album of his choice. Ask questions or share memories using the hashtag #TimsTwitterListeningParty. (Free)

From 1st July: Dancing at Dusk – A moment with Pina Bausch’s The Rite of Spring with Sadler’s Wells theatre. In this stunning film, Pina Bausch’s iconic choreography The Rite of Spring is danced in an extraordinary setting, on the beach in Toubab Dialaw, Senegal. (Free)

1st July: 5G & The Future of Real-Time Sports. 5G x Culture explores the many ways advances in wireless networks and technology will transform our world. (Free).  

2nd-9th July: Les Blancs with the National Theatre. Yaël Farber directs the final play by Lorraine Hansberry: a brave, illuminating and powerful work that confronts the hope and tragedy of revolution. (Free)

3rd & 4th July: Lost Horizon Festival. The team behind Glastonbury’s Shangri-La has reinvented itself once more by teaming up with VRJAM and Sansar to create the world’s largest independent music and arts festival in virtual reality. Check out Fatboy Slim, Peggy Gou, Carl Cox, and more. (Free)

3rd & 4th July: Scottish Agricultural Show with The Press and Journal, The Courier and the Royal Highland Show. Cattle, sheep, horse, goat and poultry producers can submit videos of their top stock to be judged online by some of the country’s most respected livestock breeders. There will also be a virtual food and drink tent, cookery demonstrations and a cake competition. (Free) 

4th July: Bio-building with artist Jamila Walker. Join Jamila Walker on Instagram Live as she guides you through a fun, imaginative, family art workshop that focuses on the combination of nature and man-made construction. (Free)

4th July: Saturday Night Live with the Stand. Some of the UK’s biggest comedians have come together to record some brand new comedy just for you. (Free)

4th July: Interactive Storytelling: The Wonderful World of Plankton with The Edge Online. Science meets art in a series of online events for families from The Edge arts centre in Bath. (Free)

7th & 14th July: Let’s Make Art with Creative Minds. Creative Minds hosts a live family-friendly art-making session via their Facebook every week, with every session focusing on a different theme and medium. (Free)

9th-16th July: The Deep Blue Sea with the National Theatre. Terence Rattigan’s devastating masterpiece contains one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama, played by Helen McCrory. (Free)

11th & 25th July: Working From Home with Just the Tonic Comedy Club. Just the Tonic Comedy Clubs hosts some of your favourite comedians via live stream. Saturday 11th sees Johnny Vegas, Jonathan Pie, Lucy Beaumont, Tom Binns and others. (Free)

16th-23rd July: Amadeus with the National Theatre. Lucian Msamati plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, directed by Michael Longhurst with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia. (Free)

From July 17th: BBC Proms. BBC Radio 3 will present past Proms concerts every evening, as well as a weekly Late Night Prom and a Monday lunchtime offering. (Free)

Related articles

Newsletter Sign-up

Take the lead.
Join the

Stay connected.

Undergraduate (BASc): apply now
Graduate (MASc): apply now