Staying in has never been so fun. Check out the One City recommended list of what to watch, listen to, and try out this week from the comfort of your living room.
Make: a Semiotic Martini cocktail from Savage Garden
Miss sipping cocktails on the rooftops while gazing down at the epic City skylines? Yeah, us too. Thankfully Savage Garden have put together a recipe for their delicious Semiotic Martini to make at home – if you look out of an open window while drinking it, you won’t even know the difference.
25ml Crystal Head Vodka
20ml Walnut Vermouth
5ml Seedlip Grove
Simply put all the ingredients in a shaker, add ice and shake for around 10 seconds. Double strain into a glass (martini preferable) and top up with champagne or prosecco. Finish with pineapple & champagne foam, and garnish with lemon zest.
Even when the London Symphony Orchestra are no longer able to perform around the world in their favourite venues and institutions, they’re keeping the music coming through their YouTube channel (from the archives). This Thursday, tune in at 7.30pm for Brahms Symphony No 1, conducted by Valery Gergiev with Janine Jansen on first violin.
Watch: how is autism depicted in cinema?
‘How can the cinema be challenged and changed by autistic perspectives?’ This question opens up this 2-minute documentary about how autism is presented in cinema, looking at Hollywood’s history of showing autism from the outside-in – with autistic characters being observed (with some fascination) by neurotypical protagonists. But by using creative cinematography techniques and breaking down stereotypes, filmmakers can do a whole lot more.
If you’re fed up of doing star jumps in your living room to work some cardio into your morning, cheer up those nosy neighbours by trying out one of Frame’s online Party classes. Frame have moved their infamous workout classes online via Frame Online, with Dance Cardio letting you bust a move while working up a sweat. Truly adhering to their slogan – working out should NEVER feel like a chore.
Small businesses need your support more than ever in this unusual time, so lock a future date in your diary to visit Bleecker Bloomberg and prepare in advance. You can purchase a gift voucher online for the tasty burger joint that plates up some of the best burgers in the City – and by the time you’re able to visit, you’ll be thrilled that past-you had so much foresight.
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