Take part in London’s Famous Pub Quizzes
As any Londoner will tell you, pubs are a staple part of London life, so it’s only natural that pub quizzes are, too. And, believe us when we tell you, these events are not the same anywhere else.
If you were hoping to get a taste of a real London pub quiz during your trip to the capital - you’re in luck. During the pandemic, several London pubs and breweries have taken to hosting their quizzes online. So, all you need to do is settle down on the sofa with a bottle of London Bridge, and get those brain cogs moving.
Take a look at some of the most popular virtual pub quizzes. Some of the pubs include famous drinking hours such as The Alexandra and Sink The Pink.
Explore London’s Magical Museums & Galleries
Every year, millions of tourists flock to London’s impressive selection of free museums and art galleries, each offering an incredible mix of affordability and unrivalled experiences.
But with London on lockdown, these institutions have shut their doors to eager tourists. Luckily for you, they’re still sharing their art and artifacts virtually. Now, would-be visitors of London can experience some of London’s most famous museums from the sofa.
The British Museum
The British Museum is one of the most renowned museums in London and is home to thousands of relics and artifacts that tell incredible stories about British History. You can explore these, and the museum’s building online - just head to this blog, and it will show how you can experience the best of the museum from home.
The Natural History Museum
Housing a huge collection of historical artifacts spanning billions of years, the Natural History Museum is a firm favourite amongst London’s tourists. Luckily, they’re also offering a way to explore some of the museum's 80 million artifacts online.
All you need to do is head to their website, and they’ll show you how you can experience everything from their world famous dinosaur fossils, to the life-sized blue whale from the safety of your living room.
National Portrait Gallery
Packed full of breathtaking artwork that spans centuries, The National Portrait Gallery attracts art lovers to London from all over the world. And while you can’t explore these masterpieces in person at the moment, the gallery has given the option to explore the gallery’s Virtual Gallery rooms, instead.
The Tate museum celebrates the best of British Modern Art and is renowned for its impressive expositions worldwide. So, to give would-be tourists the opportunity to experience these during these unprecedented times, the gallery has decided to allow art lovers world-wide the option to explore them online with free virtual tours. Expositions include work from the widely celebrated Andy Warhol and Aubrey Beardsley - don’t miss out.
The National Gallery
The National Gallery is home to London’s collection of classic art, and is a must see for London’s museum hopping tourists. However, as leisurely strolling through the National Gallery’s awe-inspiring hallways isn’t an option at the moment, the museum has released virtual ways for you to explore both the building and the art.