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Weekend: Live in your living room!

Web of fun: Anansi

Anansi the Spider Re-Spun

South London’s Unicorn theatre is continuing to serve up top-drawer children’s entertainment with this reimagined version of their hit 2019 show about a mythic Ghanaian arachnid, an infamous mischief-maker and master spinner of yarn, which has been filmed at actors’ homes and cut together. Made for three to eight-year-olds, it will premiere on the venue’s YouTube channel in three parts over consecutive Saturday mornings, beginning this weekend. From tomorrow, 11am, unicorntheatre.com

Cheltenham Science Festival at Home

Join scientists, thinkers, writers and comedians for six days of science, from talks to DIY experiments, workshops and family fun, as the leading science fest goes virtual. Among the programme of over 50 events, you can tune into physicists discussing the cosmos, learn about the science of cocktail-making, take part in comedians Robin Ince and Josie Long’s free-wheeling science chat Cheltenham Shambles, watch physicist Helen Czerski talk about oceans, and learn how to build the universe from LEGO. It’s all for free on CSF’s YouTube channel. Registration is required for some events. Tue to June 7, cheltenhamfestivals.com

Art of Community Festival

Best in fest: Jah Wobble

As part of its #UKArtTakeover, Steam Co is teaming up with Cornwall’s Eden Project for a positivity-packed, three-day virtual family festival. The programme features talks, live music, workshops and making sessions. Highlights including comedian Jason Byrne, beatboxer SK Shlomo, singer-songwriter Lucy Spraggan, punk legend, poet and bass player Jah Wobble, kitchen queens La Voix and Rosemary Shrager’s camp culinary masterclass, guitar lessons with Brand New Heavies’ Simon Bartholomew and kids’ TV fave, Basil Brush. Donations welcome. Tune in via YouTube or Twitch. Fri to Sun, Eden Project, steamco.org.uk/artofcommunity20

Brighton Fringe Online

There’s comedy, cabaret, talks, children’s shows and exhibitions to enjoy over the closing weekend of the online edition of the popular East Sussex arts festival. Events to look out for include one-person drag theatre show Make-Up (Sun, 5pm), musical and alphabetical adventure show Engsonglopedia Of The Human (Sun, 2.30pm), Jude Adam’s part memoir and exhibition, The Window To My Soul, and tonight’s Front Room Fest with host Beth Hodd introducing an evening of thought-provoking drag, cabaret and performances, featuring ten acts doing their thing from home. Until Sun, brighton fringe.org/brighton-fringe-online

Nick Helm

Belly laughs: Nick Helm

Funnyman Nick, who has appeared on panel shows including Eight Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown and in BBC Three sitcom Uncle, is the latest stand-up to benefit from sharing a show on the Go Faster Stripe website. Fans can enjoy his All Killer Some Filler show filmed at the Kentish Town Forum in 2016. It’s a musical comedy gig featuring performances from his rock album Nick Helm Is F*****g Amazing. Expect mirth and a duet with Marcus Brigstocke’s wife, Rachel Parris. Tomorrow, 8pm, gofasterstripe.com