Ideas to combat cabin fever
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Whilst the lockdown continues here are a lots of things to help keep you motivated and busy.
From learning to cook your own Wagamama’s to Coldplay from your couch! Look at the abundance of free resources below for some ideas and links to our favourite ones!
Watch a play
Binge watch TV
Take part in a pub quiz
Do an art class
Check out a couch concert
Take in a show
Andrew Lloyd Webber is giving fans the opportunity to experience the West End from the comfort of your own home. Next on the bill – Jesus Christ Superstar.
Plant your own veg
Make a Michelin-starred dish
Check out cook-along videos on Instagram or see the best chefs to follow. Missing Wagamama’s and your Katsu fix? You can recreate all your favourite Wagamama dishes with their Wok from Home series on Youtube or Facebook.
Join the “house” band!
From learning to play the spoons with the amazing Abby the Spoon Lady through to learning an instrument or music technology you could join the house band, by getting into some of the free music tutorials available.
A virtual art tour
While galleries and museums are closed to the public, you can still get your art fix online. Here is a list of the best virtual tours online. Or try the Louvre, Victoria and Albert Museum or Uffizi for some classics.
A virtual garden tour
With National Trust properties and RHS gardens shut, download the Candide app for audio tours of famous gardens, and wander around the likes of Hestercombe from your armchair. Also, check
out @wildflower_hour on Twitter every Sunday from 8-9pm for pictures and chat about wild flowers in Britain.
Immerse yourself in a podcast
Stand up from your armchair
What the experts think
Sounds in silence
With no traffic noise to drown out their sounds, here’s a guide to spotting 20 of the most common birds from your window or garden, and to distinguishing them by their songs.
And stretch …
For beginners to the very bendy, subscribe to Core Power Yoga ad their team of guru’s on their YouTube channel. Or get physical with Davina by signing up to her Own Your Goals website for free for 30 days
Dance like no one is watching (because no one is!) and learn the 12 basic moves of Bollywood dance, or strut like John Travolta circa 1977 with a few classic disco moves. Also, follow your favourite Strictly Stars on Instagram, many of them are now providing daily dance classes in your living room!
Fancy a sing-a-long with your mates? Apps like AirConsole let you turn your smartphone into a mic and sing your favourite hits.
One for the whole family, the kids will love it too livestreams of animals and marine life. From snow leopards to jellyfish… they’ve got it all covered.