We work with the best of British creative talent and a strong network of partners to develop innovative collaborations and events. We work in all art forms to create new ways of connecting with and seeing each other through the arts.
Our work in the arts is driven by innovation, showcasing new talents, developing leadership and promoting diversity.Learn more
We showcase contemporary UK writing through round tables and readings in partnership with publishers, festivals, universities and cultural associations.Learn more
The British Council’s Creative and Cultural Economy programme connects people who work in and inform the creative and cultural industries around the world with those in the UK.Learn more
We work across all forms of drama and dance - from live art and physical/visual theatre to classic and text-based drama. We work with our overseas network of arts managers and partners to plan, resource, deliver and evaluate high-impact arts projects.Learn more
From electronica to jazz, traditional to folk, and classical to indie, we work across all genres of music.Learn more
From the fine arts through to the very latest in digital art, UK artists are pushing the boundaries of their practice to the limit and looking to the future.Learn more
British Council Film is the link between UK films and filmmakers and new international audiences. We work to profile the innovation and excellence of British films.Learn more