Stay social during self-isolation. Here are the best online events taking place this week, including exhibitions, parties, DJ sets and pub quizzes 

The Social Distancing Festival 

The Social Distancing Festival has been set up by Toronto-based playwright Nick Green for creatives to showcase their works to the public while social distancing guidelines are in place. Green's aim is to maintain a sense of artistic community and the growing eclectic creative space showcases webcam performances, interactive artwork, poetry readings opera. The site also advises on how you can donate to global arts organisations to help artists during this time. 

Netflix Party 

Black Mirror on Netflix

Netflix and chill with your friends via a new chrome extension, Netflix Party, which allows you to watch your favourite boxset with an online community. You can synchronize video playback, whilst making the most of the group chat feature. Looking for steaming inspiration? We've curated the best films to watch online, which are set in London.


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Get your music fix through CovidRoom, an online streaming space inspired by Boiler Room. Watch DJ and musician sets, as well as others who are listening, watching and dancing. Follow the Instagram app to keep updated on live performances.

Big Drop virtual pub quiz (Tuesday)   

The Big Drop Brewing Co. is hosting a virtual pub quiz via YouTube Live during social-distancing. The event will bring the entertainment of a classic pub quiz to your living room with rounds of questions asked by the Big Drop quizmasters and prizes to be won. Stay tuned for more upcoming dates following this week's quiz.

Love is Quarantine 

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Love is Quarantine is based on the Netflix hit series, Love is Blind, in which single people date without seeing one another. Created by 27-year old Thi Q. Lam and his housemate, Rance Nix, people apply via a Google doc for a 30-minute video call, which is documented on the Love is Quarantine Instagram account. Because it's date night every night during self-isolation.

The Stay at Home Club with wellness app, Urban 

Join the Stay at Home Club on wellness app, Urban, and enjoy live streaming sessions to exercise your body and mind. Hosted by professionals from their homes, one-to-one fitness, physio, yoga and mindfulness workshops are available to occupy your mind for 20 to 55 minutes each day.

Natasha Afxentiou | Copywriter | Luxury London |

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