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Our work in arts
We find new ways of connecting with and understanding each other through the arts, building creative and collaborative global communities that inspire innovation, knowledge, prosperity and peace. The connections we build through arts and culture transform lives and create positive change.
Our online events bring together artists and creative professionals to share performance, ideas and knowledge between nations. Find out what's coming up, and catch up on the latest events.
Find out what's new from British Council Arts.
The India/UK Together, Season of Culture, celebrates the friendship between the UK and India through a vibrant programme of events across music, theatre, cinema, literature, fashion and visual arts from June 2022 to March 2023.
We are now accepting Expressions of Interest for large grants between £100,000 and £2m to protect valuable heritage at risk. Find out more and apply.
The British Council brings 17 Creative Commissions exploring climate change through art, science and digital technology to stimulate global conversations about climate change and to inspire transformational change.
British Pavilion artist 2022 Sonia Boyce has won the prestigious Golden Lion prize for her exhibition Feeling Her Way.
We have temporarily suspended activities in Ukraine for the safety and well-being of our staff, audiences and partners.
Shared with over 30 countries around the world, Selector connects a global audience with the best new British music each week. Join host Jamz Supernova for our latest show and discover an exciting new artist.
Our latest newsletter is a special edition, celebrating the opening of Sonia Boyce's British Council Commission, Feeling Her Way, for the British Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2022. Read all about it!
We find ways to connect with and understand each other through the arts, building creative and collaborative global communities that inspire innovation, knowledge, prosperity and peace.
Our arts programme across Europe aims to enable vital long-term partnerships between arts organisations and professionals from all four parts of the UK and the EU.
Our arts response to Covid-19