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From theatre to music, from literature to visual arts :  read our recommendations to keep entertained with UK culture from home

Theatre and Dance

Theatre and Dance

Sadler's Wells Digital Stage : a programme of full length dance-performances and workshops online to keep you entertain and connected through dance.

Live Stream Archive :  a digital archive of small scale theatre, mixing established artists with emerging artists, solo work with ensemble work, experimental with more traditional.


Selector Radio : Selecting the best UK music every week and sharing it with the world. Jazz, grime, indie or electronica – or somewhere in between – each week we put together a truly eclectic playlist and catch up with the artists and labels who are leading the way in UK music.

Watch our Boiler room film series :

Beyond a BPM – London’s artists blurring the lines between music, art and fashion
Glasgow’s New Wave –  a look beyond the mainstream to the next generation of DIY artists
Fleshback – exploration of the alternative queer raving scene in Manchester and Salford
Keep Bristol Weird – spotlight on the close-knit music and musicians of this city  



Read our Literature team's blog  where you will find new recommendations every week.


Visual Arts

Visit The Garden of Privatised Delights, the British Pavilion at the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale. 

Explore our British Council art collection

From exploring online collections and virtual galleries, to informative social media threads How do you get your visual arts fix in a pandemic ?


Architecture, Design, Fashion

Read the recommendations from people who make up the Architecture, Design and Fashion team on their blog


Take a trip down memory lane with our British Council film archive  - over 100 short documentaries about wartime Britain, made by us during the 1940s.