With kind thanks to the awesome Nim Ralph who started this list.
NASA has made their entire media library public:
Read and/or be part of global people powered research projects:
Arts and culture
MOOG and KORG are offering free access to their synth apps (the Kaossilator is awesome) free on iphone and android:
Explore a new aspect of art each day: https://www.
Downloadable colouring books from 113 different museums!
Stay at Home Fest: An online music festival! (crowdsourcing all the online gigs people are putting on):
Live Stream Directory: Another calendar of lots of free live streams including the Met Opera:
64 million artists: A 2 week creative challenge to help you at home:
Online plays and theatre:
Online gigs (not all free, here to help artists get paid too): https://www.stageit.com/
Over 1500 free online courses, audiobooks and movies:
TV and Movies
Netflix party – interactive way to watch netflix with friends from your own houses:
1150 free movies:
Enigma Emporium: A free downloadable escape room!
Free online LARP e.g. Dungeons and Dragons — you can be a total beginner:
A big resource list for the lockdown:
National Geographic for Kids:
A HUGGGEEEE List of educational resources:
Not free, but heavily discounted: https://www.udemy.
MIT open courses: https://ocw.mit.edu/
Free computer programming skills: https://blockly.games
Faith and religion
A lot of resources e.g. learning, science, music etc but with a full list of prayer support at the end:
Mental health help services
Telephone befriending service for the elderly: https://www.
Online cognitive behavioural therapy site:
Free emotional support from trained listeners; online counselling:
Children and adolescent mental health support resource: www.youngminds.org.
Meditation/ relaxation and sleep resources: https://www.
Confidential support line for any under 35s at risk of suicide or anybody worried about a young person at risk
10am-10pm Mon-Fri, Weekends 2pm-10pm
0800 068 4141 / 07786209697
CALM helpline: Confidential Emotional Support for Men
Switchboard LGBTQ+ helpline: Confidential support from LGBTQ+ volunteers
10am-10pm every day
0300 330 0630
Self help resources for mental health issues: https://www.cci.
Online resource for all mental health issues, including bereavement: https://www.