Industry talks and workshops
Nesta’s Arts & Culture Finance has launched a new platform to showcase the potential of impact investment in the creative economy to drive social and environmental change.
Calling all music groups of different shapes, sizes and specialisms. Brass Bands England's industry-leading BandSafe programme is designed to support safeguarding in any musical setting - not just bands.
The UK/Italy Season - the British Council’s first digital-led Season of Culture - took place 17 September - 30 November 2020. Supported by the British Embassy in Rome, it comprised over 50 virtual events spanning dance, literature, music, theatre and visual arts.
Creative Industries Federation (CIF) and Creative England (CE) have given their members on-demand access to its first online festival for the creative industries.
On 9-11 November 2020, Creative Coalition 2020 streamed live to over 5,000 attendees who, over three days, tuned in to some of the UK’s finest creators, makers, leaders and innovators taking part in inspiring talks, panels, live performances, practical workshops and networking events.
Peer to Peer: UK/HK is a digital programme and platform encouraging meaningful cultural exchange and forging enduring partnerships between the UK and Hong Kong’s visual arts sectors. The programme is supported by funding from the GREAT Britain Campaign via the Culture Diary and Arts Council England.
The programme launches with an online festival of international exchange and collaboration taking place 11-14 November 2020. Register to join the online sessions here.
British Council is seeking a British or UK-based curator to create and co-produce the next edition of its online-only platform for supporting creativity in digital art, PlayUK. With a focus on new work, proposals should come from individuals or collectives for a programme to showcase, exchange knowledge and share new practices in the process of game-making that connects UK and Western Balkan creatives.
Poet Yomi Sode interviews Hafsah Aneela Bashir and Anthony Joseph about first albums and guilty pleasures in his popular and insightful series that has reached tens of thousands via Instagram Live in recent months.
For September and October 2020 we’ve invited the Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellows to take over the Jerwood Arts channels.
The UK in JAPAN 2019-20 season, a high-profile and ambitious campaign to further strengthen the bilateral relationship and deepen the partnership between the UK and Japan as forward-looking global leaders, was launched in September 2019 after its official announcement when Prime Minister Abe visited the UK in January 2019.
London Design Festival 2020 returns on 12-20 September for its 18th edition of London Design Festival with a heavy focus on digital and online content to showcase the UK design community's work. The festival will have a strong local focus and will be "a Festival for Londoners".