The Culture Diary and Arts Council England is taking a delegation of visual arts leaders and emerging designers from across the UK to Hong Kong next month from 2–7 December. The mission takes place at Business of Design Week and is a direct result of working with a number of Culture Diary members eager to expand their creative and cultural practices internationally. The mission will work with the Department for International Trade and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office via the GREAT Britain Campaign.
Industry talks and workshops
The Department for International Trade, with British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and the Association of Independent Music (AIM), has organised the first-ever UK music trade mission to São Paolo, Brazil, the world' tenth-largest music market. This coincides with the city's SIM music convention.
Frieze London this year marks the 17th edition of the annual art fair and will truly bring the world of visual arts together in one place on 3-6 October. It welcomes more than 160 galleries from 35 countries, a record in international participation since its inception in 2003.
Entitled Towards a Creative Curriculum, a new conference – a first for both RSC Education and Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning – will explore the impact of arts and cultural learning on young people and how it can support the new Ofsted framework.
Aimed at teachers from early years to Key Stage 3, the event will take place on Friday 10 January 2020 at the Barbican Centre as part of the RSC’s London Season at the Barbican.
Waltham Forest London Borough of Culture 2019 is looking for 100 trainees to become global creative leaders, with applicants agead 16-25.
The second round of applications is now open until Sunday 8 September - you can download the application form here.
The annual London Design Festival sees a huge programme of design-focused exhibitions taking place at the V&A and across the capital in a variety of spaces.
Highlights in 2019 include:
Opened on 22 June–29 September 2019, the first-ever Yorkshire Sculpture International is the UK's largest dedicated sculpture festival.
The Yorkshire Sculpture International takes place across four major galleries - the Hepworth Wakefield, the Henry Moore Institute, Leeds Art Gallery and Yorkshire Sculpture Park. The next installment will play a major part in the cultural programme of Leeds 2023.