Arts in Spain

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Hay Festival, Segovia.

The ninth Hay Festival Segovia will take place between the 25th and the 28th of September.

Arts and the British Council in Spain

The Spain Arts team is based in Madrid and Barcelona where we develop relationships with cultural institutions and programmers. Our objective is to showcase the best of UK creativity as well as promoting our own projects and collaborating in other innovative, high-quality arts events.

In all areas of our work we aim to paint a modern, diverse picture of contemporary Britain, and to promote the debate of issues and ideas by challenging fixed opinions and increasing understanding between cultures.

We work closely with the British Council’s Arts Departments in our head offices in London, as well as with our multi-disciplinary arts specialists in Cardiff, Edinburgh and Belfast. In addition, we collaborate with in-house experts in education, science and other disciplines.

The Table by Blind Summit Theatre

12th to 14th of September

The sixth edition of the Santander International Festival of Fantastic Arts (MAF) will be held in September (12, 13 and 14th)

Richard Hamilton exhibition

24th June to 24th of October

A comprehensive retrospective of Richard Hamilton (London, 1922-2011) one of the pioneers of Pop Art.

North by Southwest

North by Southwest

North by Southwest is our fortnightly English-language radio programme that gives you a taste of British culture and arts in Spain and examines cultural relations between the two countries.

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The Selector

The UK music scene has never been more vibrant, exciting or influential. The Selector brings you the best new music - from dubstep to folk, indie to electronica. And it's now available in Spanish.

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