With the world-renowned Glasgow School of Art and seven Turner Prize winners to its name, the city is a true epicentre of contemporary visual and performing arts, and a leader in design and architecture.
City Arts Tour
Northern Ireland’s capital Belfast is home to a lively arts and music scene of global recognition and its literary figures include the influential playwright and poet Seamus Heaney and author CS Lewis. Formerly famed for its world-leading shipbuilding industry, the city has more recently become known as a filming location for the award-winning TV series Game of Thrones.
Long associated with The Beatles and a lively music scene, Liverpool has enjoyed a recent period of cultural regeneration following its year as European Capital of Culture in 2008. It is home to the Liverpool Biennial, the biggest contemporary arts festival in the UK's cultural calendar.
Wales’ capital Cardiff is home to some of the UK’s most recognised arts organisations and two of the world’s biggest art and film prizes.
This lively city in the north west of England has become an international flagship for British music and creativity, and a national centre for the UK's recent boom in spoken word and live literature.
Scotland's beautiful capital is a mecca for festival-goers. With twelve major festivals each year drawing creatives from over seventy countries, the city offers a huge variety of events that span all art forms, making it the world’s leading festival city.
A growing power in the UK’s art scene, Sheffield plays host to a contemporary art biennial festival and the annual international documentary festival, Sheffield Doc Fest.
We are exploring the arts and culture scene in the UK’s capital, London. With an international reputation for producing some of the most innovative creative talent and rich artistic work in the world, London is at the centre of the UK’s cultural life.