PURPLE'S RESPONSE TO COVID-19

With no live shows currently permitted due to government restrictions, find out the many other ways we're helping you in lockdown

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TURNING PURPLE BLUE

Inspired by the heroic efforts of NHS workers across the country battling to save the lives of thousands of people during the coronavirus pandemic, Turning Purple Blue for the first time in 25 years is our way of recognising and thanking the many many people working around the clock to restore the UK to normalcy. The campaign will form the basis of our renewed commitment to supporting and providing a service to the Durham community

ISOLATION SESSIONS

In collaboration with a number of upcoming artists across the globe, Purple Radio's Isolation Sessions give singers the platform to perform in front of over 1,000 people on Instagram through our Purple Radio account. Tune in on Thursday evenings to see what all the fuss is about and if you're interested in performing yourself, email [email protected]!

LOCKDOWN LEARNING

Spearheaded by our superb Head of Music Alfie Leach, Lockdown Learning is a series of playlists on Spotify collated and created by the fantastic Music Team as a way to help students through this unusual and difficult revision period. From chilled tunes courtesy of Frank Ocean, Rex Orange County, The Japanese House and more, Lockdown Learning provides tailored playlists to help us all focus. Find it on Purple Radio under Spotify Playlists.

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PURPLE PUB QUIZ

Covering topics ranging from Music and Food to History and Film, Purple’s weekly Pub Quiz allows families and friends to test their trivia knowledge from the comfort of their homes. The episodes will be released to Spotify and Apple Podcasts every Saturday, so grab a pen and join in! If you fancy contributing some questions please feel free to get in touch.

HOME WORKOUTS

Together with teams from across the University and Durham itself, we will be releasing short work out suggestions to help keep our community active. These short tutorials feature fun and simple routines you can follow from your own home. Please remember to exercise carefully!

PURPLE'S TOP TIPS

In the midst of the current uncertainty and revision period, Purple’s weekly Top Tips aim to offer ideas for entertainment and escapism. We gather recommendations from across the exec on topics such as cool music, TV shows and home-study tips.

 

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