Home Is Where The He(ART) Is is all about bringing us all a little closer together, whilst we are apart.
There's so much out there and online at the moment - it can make you feel disconnected. It's pretty exhausting keeping up with all the banana bread baking, creative making, exercise sweat breaking, social media picture taking! So we're going to make it easier for you.
There is much positivity and creativity out in Cornwall and beyond and each week we'll be finding and sharing just a few of our suggestions to watch, read or listen at leisure.
Sit back and relax for this week's armchair entertainment, simply click on the title links below or pictures above to find out more.
5th May 2020
If you're missing the sound of the sea, do tune into our associate artist Emily Alden's Surrounded by Sound a collection of audio recordings taken at Gyllingvase (Gylly) & Grebe beaches in Falmouth, Cornwall in early 2019. Put on some headphones, close your eyes and immerse yourself in the soothing sounds of Cornwall's beaches.
The ultimate pub quiz for theatre fans with renowned actors taking the quiz maestro role! Join April's quizmasters Dame Helen Mirren, Sir Lenny Henry, Lesley Manville and Sir Ian McKellen, as they pose questions on history, sport and of course, the National Theatre. On the last Monday of each month and available on catch-up on the National Theatre's You Tube channel.
Kneehigh Theatre and Shakespeare's Globe's former artistic director Emma Rice brings her unique vision to Angela Carter's deliciously dark, final novel, Wise Children, a story of twins from a dysfunctional family who pursue a career performing as showgirls. Available to watch free online.
Hosted by our Associate Artist Scary Little Girls , Salon de la Vie is a fortnightly 15 – 20 minute extravaganza of songs, storytelling, merriment and conversation, focusing each time on an awe-inspiring, remarkable and brave human from the world of film, music, literature and history, drawing parallels with the achievements of activists today, to celebrate how people positively embody the change they want to see in the world, for themselves and for others.
Bringing bitesize chunks of feminism, merriment and conversation to lockdown - this fortnight brings 'Yo Her Her and a Bottle of Rum' on Wednesday May 6th at 7.30pm. Watch live on the SLG Facebook page and catch up on the ones you have missed so far!
Watch legendary choreographer Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake, Romeo & Juliet and The Car Man from the comfort of your own home. All available on Sky Catch Up or Now TV.
Swan Lake - available until 19th May
Romeo & Juliet - available until 24th May
The Car Man - available until 31st May
Plus there are many other online resources available for you to enjoy HERE on the New Adventures website
Dance Centred are creating and posting a series of postcards, each hand crafted with fun, curious, beautiful images and fabulous dance and music suggestions. These little gems of Physical Postcards will drop through the letterbox of participants they have worked with, many of whom fall into CV19 most at risk category from their previous projects and programmes. The idea is to stay connected, invite a response and inspire fun and creativity till they can meet again.
A great introduction to Shakespeare for kids with the help of the playground beasts, learn about Shakespeare’s most famous plays, tackle puzzles and get creative.
Showcasing some of the most popular parts of Disney Theatrical’s free education programmes. Find free activities, resource and videos for kids from a range of Disney's stage shows including The Lion King, Mary Poppins, Aladdin and Frozen.
Lego have some fun ideas for you to build whether you're an adult or a kid! We particularly liked building our own shadow puppet theatre - hours of fun!