11am storytime with Leaf: “Okichobee” by Ant Harding – live on Facebook

Leaf is a children’s bookshop and cafe in Hertford who specialise in friendly service and high quality goods. They also have a secret garden…

During Lockdown they are running their usual 11am Storytime Monday – Friday via Facebook live. Just go onto the Leaf Facebook page to watch. The videos are saved for the moment so you can watch later.

Today’s story is “Okichobee” by Ant Harding
A sweet little story about a rabbit who overcomes his disability with determination and kindness.

Date: Monday 1st June
Time: 11:00am

Comedy Streamed Live from The Covid Arms – live on Zoom

Enjoy some of the best comedy and entertainment out there from the comfort of your very favourite armchair. Our comics will be streaming from their homes all over the UK.

Please note you will only be able to
buy a ticket until 5pm on the day of the performance.

The money we raise will be split between performers and the Trussell Trust. When your livelihood disappears we don’t want to be the guys asking comedians to work for free.

You can purchase a link to the live stream or alternatively join our ‘front row’ seats where the performers will be able to see and interact with you (make sure you have a webcam and microphone).


The comedy will be hosted by Kiri Pritchard Mclean and the comedians performing will be:

Rhod Gilbert
Jessica Fostekew
Anna Man

There will also be live music from James Morton.

You can find out more information on the event page
here.

Date: Saturday 30th May
Time: 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Afternoon Retreat at Home with Sion and Rosanna – live on Zoom

Join Sion and Rosanna for this special online event, a chance to receive support and connection during this time.

Come together in a safe and supportive space with this warming and connecting afternoon hosted by two Liverpool-based yoga instructors. A relaxing and uplifting afternoon from the comfort of your home using Zoom where you can let go and immerse yourself in yoga and mindfulness practices. Feel in good company and make some well-deserved time for you. The afternoon will focus on deep relaxation, connection, lifting your spirits and finding calm.

Find out more information on the Facebook event page.

Date: Sunday 7th June
Time: 2:00pm to 4.30pm

Play Along Virtual Film Quiz – live on Facebook

Greetings Film Fans!

Reel Tours Live Streamed Film Quiz RETURNS.

There shall be no talk of the virus that will not be named. Spirits will be uplifted, vibes will be high, film trivia shall be shared.

Combat your Isolation boredom by getting together (at a safe distance of course) with any friends and family, or even by yourself, and taking part.

Make your snack of choice, fetch your favourite beverage and grab your pens and paper to play along!

You can find out more on their Facebook event page here.

Date: Wednesday 3rd June
Time: 8:00pm to 9:30pm

Naomi & Jack’s Virtual Pub Quiz – live on Facebook

Join us on Saturday evening at 7.30pm where our amazing host, Express FM and BBC Radio Solent DJ, Robbie James, will be holding another virtual pub quiz for Naomi House & Jacksplace!

The quiz will be hosted on Facebook Live from 7.30pm, where we’ll begin the evening with an update from Naomi House & Jacksplace, with the quiz kicking off at 8pm.

There will be 5 rounds with 10 questions per round of general pub quiz trivia – you’ll have to mark your own sheets, so be honest! Challenge your friends and family and see who is the brainiest of the bunch!

You can find out more on the Facebook event page here.

Date: Saturday 30th May
Time: 7:30pm to 10:30pm

Sofar Sounds present Grace Savage – live on YouTube

As shows around the world are on pause, it’s more important than ever to support the artists and acts we love. Tune in every night as artists host live shows in our online listening room, a space for artists to connect with global audiences. All shows are free, and optional donations can be given directly to the featured performing artists or to the Sofar Sounds global artist fund.

Join 4 x UK Beatbox Champion and London singer Grace Savage for a live streaming concert on the Sofar Sounds website and also on YouTube.

Date: Sunday 31st May
Time: 8:00pm

How Does It Feel To Be Loved? Virtual Dance Party with guest DJ Helen Love

How Does It Feel To Be Loved? is a monthly London club playing indiepop, tamla motown, northern soul, girl groups and sixties heartbreak.

While everyone is on lockdown and self-isolating, we’re running virtual dance parties, so we can feel connected and dance to our favourite indie pop and soul songs in our living rooms. Stock up on your favourite tipple, push the furniture to the walls, turn up the volume, and join us in a virtual party!

We’re very pleased that we’ll be joined this week by Helen Love, who has put together an hour guest DJ for us. Her set will run from 11pm for an hour.

Find out more on the Facebook event page.

Date: Saturday 30th May
Time: 9:00pm to 2:00am