Arts and entertainment groups organise free online activities for #WatfordTogether

An exciting new initiative, #WatfordTogether, is seeing the town’s arts, entertainment, heritage and cultural organisations work together to help people in the town through the coronavirus pandemic.

Working with partners, they have been creating innovative and fun activities that can be completed in the comfort of your own home.

Here are the activities taking place every week:

Every Monday – Ask A Theatre Professional

Have you got a burning question you always wanted to ask about working in a theatre, but didn’t know where to start or who to ask? Well now is your chance! Ask your questions over on the WPT Facebook page, and check out the video response by industry professionals.

Every Tuesday – Panto @ Home

How would you love to create your very own Panto @ Home? Each week the Watford Palace Theatre team will show you how. From making, writing, drawing, dancing, singing, acting, and teaching, there will be something for everyone, and grown-ups can join in too.

Free online monologue acting masterclass – 29 April at 7pm

Monologue acting masterclass with professional Shakespearean actor Tom Kanji. This session will cover how to take a monologue for an audition or a performance and break it down to understand it, rehearse it and improve your performance.

Mushy: Lyrically Speaking – Free Stream (Rifco Theatre Company) – Ongoing

Based on the true story of Educating Yorkshire’s Musharaf Asghar who captured the hearts of the nation when he rose to fame overnight, overcoming his severe stammer with the help of his inspirational teacher Mr Burton.

Electric Umbrella TV – Ongoing

Join Electric Umbrella daily for huge helpings of fun, music and madness. With their professional music makers and special guest slots they will be bringing you a fully interactive experience.

Herts Inclusive Theatre – Live Interaction Sessions for Yoga, Dance and Workshops – Ongoing

Please email for all the information on booking your place and any further questions.

Vibe Radio – Live DJ Sets Every Tuesday and Thursday from 9pm to 10pm

Broadcast on Instagram Live:

Live DJ sets from regular hosts Ana Her and Caroline Hesford.

Wellness Wednesdays – Every Wednesday from 1pm to 2pm

Watford Chamber of Commerce are hosting events that will concentrate on wellness, mindset and wellbeing.

Virtual Quiz Wednesdays – Every Wednesday from 8pm to 9.30pm

The aim of this quiz is to bring some entertainment to this isolation period. A replacement for the usual weekly pub quiz at The Royal Oak.

Watford Rugby Quiz – Every Thursday from 7.30pm to 8.30pm

Join the event to receive a notification when they go live, this will be streamed live on Facebook. Simply arrive at the event and refresh your page, sit back and join in the quiz.

Big Mama Funk Family Party – Every Saturday from 3pm to 3.45pm

Watford resident (and former Britain’s Got Talent contestant) Pritee is hosting a live singing session every Saturday to keep everyone entertained at home.

Raw Vibes – Live Musicians – Every Sunday from 7pm to 9pm

Raw Vibes is jam packed with music written, produced and performed by you. The show celebrates the unsigned music scene in Hertfordshire.

Watford Together Virtual Pub Quiz – Every Sunday

Hosted by the Elected Mayor of Watford, Peter Taylor, and Watford FC legend Luther Blissett, the quiz raises money for local charities with some special guests.

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