6 Online Events Not To Be Missed in December 2022
And you don't even have to leave the house at -5°!
Although in-person events have returned, online and remote events are more important than ever. Accessibility is an issue for performers and audience members alike, so we're started a new feature to showcase online events that are happening each month. Plus, who wants to venture out in the cold and frost anyway?
Here's a roundup of six of the best online events for this December, from crafty canines to emo anthems. Check out each of the events through the links below, and find something new to get involved with while supporting indie creators!
Artful Doodles with Rusty Harden
We all need to slow down and take a break sometimes, and I find drawing a perfect peaceful way to unwind. Rusty Harden puts on lots of online events from her Ohio studio, offering attendees the chance to explore their creative side and take a breather. Whether you’re an experienced artist or a complete newcomer, this is a great opportunity to get involved!
Organiser: Rusty Harden
When: Wednesday 14th December, 5:30-6:30pm GMT
Price: free via Eventbrite
Drag Aerobics Online
Promising “the most outrageous exercise class since the Eric Prydz Call On Me video”, Drag Aerobics is a regular event full of glitter and glam. The fabulous host Dolly Trolley will take you on a workout soundtracked by pop bangers past and present. Get ready to sashay from the comfort of your living room!
Organiser: Dolly Trolley
When: Wednesday 14th December, 7:30-8:30pm GMT
Price: from £8.14 via Eventbrite
How To Perform On Zoom
Here at QSO, we’re huge fans of The Passion Project and everything they do, so we’re excited for their upcoming event, in collaboration with Crip Play and The Remote Body. As a musician myself, it can be really daunting to perform on Zoom. If you feel similarly to me, then look no further. In times where online events are as important as ever, The Passion Project’s guides are invaluable for performers.
Organiser: The Passion Project; Crip Play; The Remote Body
When: Thursday 15th December, 6-8pm GMT
Price: pay-what-you-want: £0-£20 (via Google forms)
Canine Christmas Decorations: Festive Sculpting
Who doesn't love dogs? Just look at the sculpture in the image here and tell me it's not one of the cutest things you've ever seen! Studio Funnel are collaborating with the London Drawing Group for their latest in a string of fantastic remote events designed to teach you how to craft some beautiful art - in this case, some festive pups. Best of all, it's pay-what-you-can entry! Check out the breakdown of what materials are recommended, and unleash your creative side.
Organiser: Studio Funnel; London Drawing Group
When: Friday 16th December, 6:30-8:30pm GMT
Price: pay-what-you-can-afford (via Eventbrite)
Pedro The Lion (SOLO) - 2022 Holiday Show!
Pedro the Lion have been indie legends for decades, and we can’t wait for their upcoming holiday show! With songs spanning their extensive catalog, including their holiday album Dark Sacred Night, this is one not to be missed. Catch an intimate performance by a modern legend, or watch it back with streaming up to 48 hours after the show.
Organiser: Pedro the Lion; Bandcamp
When: Sunday 18th / Monday 19th December, 1AM GMT (Sunday night/Monday morning)
Price: from £8.15 (via Bandcamp)
Online Open Mic Night
If you’re looking for Christmas Eve plans - or looking to avoid the holiday altogether - Speak the Word have you covered. As part of their monthly open mic night, there’s opportunities for musicians, poets, and other performers to get involved and share their talents. Performance slots are first-come first-served, so don’t miss out!
Organiser: Speak the Word
When: Saturday 24th December, 6-8pm GMT
Price: free (via Eventbrite)
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