British Council is an International Project Partner for Leeds Year of Culture 2023, working with Leeds Culture Trust to support international connections across arts and culture.
City of Culture programme
Learn more about our international partner projects supporting city of culture programmes.
Coventry was named UK City of Culture 2021, with a programme of events that ecouraged civic participation and digital innovation. As the international partner, our projects created connections between Coventry residents and people and places worldwide.
In 2017, Hull was the UK’s City of Culture. As an international partner for the festival, the British Council created new connections and ideas through arts, culture and education in Hull. A Hall for Hull The British Council supported the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and Hull 2017 to commission A Hall For Hull in the heart of Hull City Centre.