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 our most recent events.
From 1-20 September, the British Council in China hosts #Reconnect: UK-China Contemporary Culture Festival.
Featuring work by leading British art and cultural organisations and artists, the festival will offer audiences in China an opportunity to reconnect with British art from Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England. The festival will present nearly 40 cultural performances, digital highlights of which include:
- Our Broken Planet: How We Got Here and Ways to Fix It - an online talk in which young changemakers from the UK and China debate why and how our relationship with the natural world needs to change.
- Journey to the Eyeth Art - a virtual art gallery showcasing the creativity of deaf artists in an imaginary world called Eyeth
In the videos below, you can catch up on our latest online events. In order of appearance:
The Missing Pillar Talks: Heritage and Sustainable Development
The Missing Pillar Talks is a series of panel conversations about culture’s contribution to sustainable development. The first event on 29th March was hosted as part of the three-day event Heritage of Future Past, and looked to sustainable development through a heritage lens.
SXSW – Composing for film and TV
This event, delivered as part of the virtual edition of SXSW (South By South West), explores how TV music has evolved since the emergence and dominance of streaming. We’re joined by composers Michael Price and Hannah Peel, and music supervisor Ed Bailie.
The Garden of Privatised Delights – panel discussions
In the run up to The Garden of Privatised Delights, this year’s British Pavilion exhibition for the 17th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, we present a series of online panel discussions exploring the exhibition's themes, in partnership with Sto Werkstatt.
The second in the series, ‘Can we live together?’ took place on 24 March 2021, and explored the interplays and challenges of cultural identity and history in the design process. Watch below, or catch up on the series.
A Meeting Place - online global discussions for museum and gallery professionals
Our series of recent webinars explore some of the biggest questions and challenges facing museum and gallery professionals today, from digital transformation and community engagement to decolonisation and sustainability. The webinar below, titled 'From an unsustainable past to a sustainable future', took place on 23 March 2021. Watch below or catch up on the series.
UK visa routes for artists
This captioned recording of our ‘UK visa routes for artists’ event took place in November 2020. The webinar presents a general guide to the main immigration routes for artists coming to the UK for visits or work, as were accurate at the time of the recording.