Be inspired by our at-home escapism


From virtual museum tours to online courses, explore cultural institutions from the comfort of your own home.


06th April 2020

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During these unusual times, we have been compiling our favourite stories, recipes and wellness tips to share with you from our home to yours. It seems that our cultural friends, partners and global institutions have had the same idea. Here, we round-up the best cultural experiences for you to enjoy from the comfort of your sofa from the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra's 'RPO at Home' series to a round up of our favourite museums to 'visit' online.

10 museums to visit virtually: 

1. Tate Modern, London
2. The British Museum, London
3. The National Gallery, London
4. The Louvre, Paris
5. Musee d’Orsay, Paris
6. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam
7. National Gallery of Art, Washington DC
8. MoMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York
9. Solomon R Guggenheim, New York

10. American Museum of Natural History, New York

History of Royal Fashion

A History of Royal Fashion, is a free online course with behind-the-scenes access to the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection. During the course you will discover the history of royal fashion through the ages. 
You can access the course here: 

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Don't miss, the RPO 'live' on their YouTube channel, every Wednesday from 8th April onwards at 4pm (British Summer Time).

On their YouTube channel, there is also an exclusive opportunity to watch the online premiere of the Orchestra's electrifying performance of Strauss’ Ein Heldenleben (A Heroic Journey). The performance was recorded during June 2019 at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall, under the baton of Vasily Petrenko.

Also, check out their 'at home' playlist, which features vlogs from Orchestral members and test your knowledge in this fun online quiz

For more inspiration and ideas on what to do from home, check out our home to yours blogs.

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