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A collection of articles and posts about gifting, gig ideas, how to pick the right performer, and musings on the company.

Featured Posts
2020 Year in Review
A transparent round up of our performance since launching in April 2020. Including our financials and key stats. One for the data nerds!
January 6, 2021
Staying Connected With Family & Friends this Christmas
If you’re planning a virtual get-together or celebration over the Christmas holiday and New Year, here are some ideas for making the gathering more interactive and fun. Including some musical inspiration of course!
December 20, 2020

Latest Posts

2020 Year in Review
A transparent round up of our performance since launching in April 2020. Including our financials and key stats. One for the data nerds!
January 6, 2021
Staying Connected With Family & Friends this Christmas
If you’re planning a virtual get-together or celebration over the Christmas holiday and New Year, here are some ideas for making the gathering more interactive and fun. Including some musical inspiration of course!
December 20, 2020
Care Home Concert on the BBC
Elgan Thomas' Christmas performance to a residential home, as covered by the BBC
December 17, 2020
Pricing and tipping
An explanation of our 'Pay what you want' pricing, and how we approach fees.
December 3, 2020
Entertainment allowance officially includes virtual parties
Wondered if the annual party exemption would apply to your next virtual staff party? The answer is yes! HMRC have confirmed with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales that £150 per head is an allowable expense under the annual parties exemption.
November 29, 2020
How to book your live virtual concert
Know someone that would enjoy live music and interaction with a professional artist? Whether it's for friends and family, colleagues, or a care home community, here's how to book the perfect gig...
November 24, 2020
Round of Applause: thanking our charities
Our first in a series of 'thank you' gigs for the amazing charities we support
August 5, 2020
Our 15 favourite virtual gig ideas
Our co-founder, Simone, has curated 15 gig ideas for inspiration for your next thoughtful gift.
August 4, 2020
Ideas for bringing the joy of live music to your virtual team social
Ideas for your virtual team social or company party online and things to consider when arranging.
July 25, 2020
How we launched Lockdown Presents in 7 evenings
This post details the tech and infrastructure behind Lockdown Presents, a platform that took 7 evenings to launch and lets music lovers book a personalised live virtual concert performed by professional musicians. Here are the steps we took and the tech we used to achieve this.
July 10, 2020
Gift ideas for when you can't be there in person
Our list of top gift ideas for any occasion for those separated by land and sea.
July 4, 2020

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"It's the feedback that keeps me going! People have said it's been the highlight of their lockdown. Some have been reduced to tears (in a good way). It's been such a treat to be part of building a platform for creating a bit of joy and connection."
Simone Girardeau - Co-Founder of Lockdown Presents