Get tickets for Hay Festival 2013
Join us for the British Council series at Hay Festival 2013 in Hay-on-Wye (Wales), showcasing some of the UK's very best writers: Sebastian Faulks, Howard Jacobson, Will Self, Rose Tremain. The festival itself takes place on 23 May to 2 June. Click through for details and links to tickets.
The English Effect exhibition
The English Effect is an exhibition at the British Council in London, examining the impact and value of the English language. It is open from 4 April until 30 June 2013. Watch this one-minute preview, visit us at our offices in Spring Gardens and join the conversation on Twitter: #EnglishEffect
UK City of Culture 2013
See interviews with some of the artists and arts professionals we are supporting during the inaugural UK City of Culture Derry~Londonderry 2013 and find out about the international ambition of our involvement. You can also find links to the City of Culture programme of events and activities.
English speakers with regional accents are often judged by how they speak, but is this a good thing? Accent and dialect coach Helen Ashton explains.
Criss Henderson | 14 May 2013
Dominic Caton | 14 May 2013