Although it’s frustrating at the moment not being able to get out and about to see an exhibition, take the children to a museum or even catch a good movie at your local cinema, here’s some great ideas for escaping the news and Netflix for those craving cultural distractions.
Whether it’s the Louvre in Paris or the Space Centre at Houston, enjoy a virtual tour around these 12 handpicked venues from across the world.
The BBC’s Arts Editor, Will Gompetz, has also selected some fun things you may like to see or hear online, from the West End production of One Man Two Guvnors starring James Cordon (streaming tonight on YouTube) to actress Jennifer Ehle reading installments from Pride and Prejudice on instagram from various rooms in her house!
And finally, if you fancy yourself as a script writer and now have a bit more time to get your ideas down, follow local celebrity Daisy May Cooper (Kerry from This Country) on instagram @daisymaycooper for her brilliant free script writing classes, running twice a week.
Switch off the news and enjoy!