With Lockdown 3.0 upon us, we’ve pulled together the best remote experiences from across the city for a socially-not-emotionally-distanced Mother’s Day.
IT AIN’T EASY BEING CHEESY
George & Joseph Cheese Tasting at Home
Our favourite Chapel Allerton cheesemonger has made it simple to organise your own Mother’s Day tasting session in the comfort of your own homes. Each box is delivered with four styles of seasonal cheese, a pack of crackers and a jar of chutney along with detailed tasting notes from the George & Joseph cheese wonks, perfect for a la-di-da evening of nibbling and nattering.
DON’T LET MOTHER’S DAY GO TO POT
Jackrabbits Pottery Takeaway Boxes
Roundhay’s very own paint-your-own pottery cafe is offering takeaway boxes perfect for some creative Mother’s Day mischief. Select your pottery and your kits will come with all the tools needed to paint them at your places. When your masterpieces are complete, all you need to do is bring them back to the studio and the good folks at Jackrabbits will glaze and fire them for collection the following week. They even do the washing up, so Mum doesn’t have to!
Minimum spend £25
DID SOMEONE SAY WINE ‘O’ CLOCK?
Yorkshire Wine School Online Wine Party
If you’ve missed getting tipsy with mama, Yorkshire Wine School can host online wine tastings, delivering three specially selected bottles to each of your doors. In these private hour-long Zoom sessions, the experts will teach you to taste vino like a pro and can even suggest a simple supper recipe to pair with each wine, so you can all make a night of it.
£25 per device (wine sold separately)
Leeds Galleries and Museums Virtual Visit
Experience Leeds Galleries and Museums together with Mum without having to leave your sofa. With online exhibitions from Leeds Art Gallery to Lotherton Hall you can both discover everything from contemporary art and sculpture to the city’s musical past. While their doors have remained closed, the curators have been uploading weekly arty activities you can do together, from making your own funky mask holder to discovering home printing techniques.