05 May Time To Tuck Into Some Online Entertainment
So the indoors is our new norm, and it seems it’s going to be that way for a while still, if you haven’t had a look at the different virtual entertainment options then maybe it’s time to start branching out.
There are a few ways you can stay productive and entertained during the phased easing of lockdown. Here are a few online classes, shows and games you can enjoy with friends and family to distract you from your cabin fever:
An online pub quiz that also works to give back to the fight against the spread of COVID-19, Spectacular Quarantine Quizzes connects participants across the globe for weekly themed quiz nights. Your team’s entry fee becomes a direct donation to frontline workers such as disaster relief personnel and medical staff. If you don’t back your knowledge on sports, there is a musical quiz. Potterheads can do their best at weekly witchcraft and wizardry competitions, and the Disney quiz night will test how much trivia you’ve accumulated over the years. How much do you know about Detective Jake Peralta’s knowledge of all six of the Die Hard films? Find out when you and your crew compete in the Brooklyn Nine-Nine quiz.
A virtual game especially for the linguists. Words with Friends is a multiplayer game similar to scrabble. Test loved ones, both home and away on their catalogue and gain a whole host of new terms for your arsenal. Become the skilled wordsmith you always desired to be by downloading this interactive game via GooglePlay or App Store.
Beerhouse hosts a weekly Comedy Club via their social media pages. Local comedians dial in and to have you laugh along to side-splitting jokes from the comfort and safety of your couch
Stir Crazy Cooking School is offering private online cooking lessons for people who are going a little, well, stir crazy! Book a slot and a skilled chef will happily share all their tips and tricks to perfecting any recipe your heart desires. Learn how to cook with family or friends as the pricing is R650 per screen. Who knows, you might walk out of this lockdown period as skilled as Siba Mtonganga or Jenny Morris.
Ginger and Lime cooking school is making sure to help all aspiring cooks upskill themselves in the kitchen. If you’re following them on Instagram, you have access to all their culinary content. Owner, Denise, hosts regular live dining experiences on the platform, and you can follow along, step-by-step as she makes simple yet delicious dishes.
Art lovers must be desperate for some face-to-face gallery action. The group that curates First Thursday across the country every month, managed to take the creative experience online for the month of April. We are hoping that, with the easing of lockdown, we are treated to a similar offering in May. All the breaking announcements happen via their website.