Training programme June 2020 to December 2021
We are delighted to share with you our latest video designed to show you, in vivid colour, what the Culture Diary does to support the culture and creative industry sectors.
The Romani Cultural & Arts Company was very proud to hold the first Gypsy, Roma & Traveller LGBTQI International Conference in the UK on July 4th 2019 at the Senedd – National Assembly of Wales. The event featured an international selection of speakers including activists, academics, artists and community champions to focus on the current and historic experience of GRT LGBTQI people and the future possibilities for improving equality and opportunity across our communities.
Crafting Futures is a British Council global programme supporting the future of craft; its practices and people. In 2019, British Council launched Crafting Futures in China, aiming to foster international opportunities for UK and Chinese women artisans, explore sustainability and innovation across the craft sector and drive change among younger generations.
Running for nearly a decade, Connections through Culture is a long-term programme to develop exciting cultural collaborations between artists and arts organisations, supporting long-lasting relationships between China and the UK.
The programme offers support, information, advice, networking opportunities and development grants to artists and arts organisations in China and the UK.
British Council has partnered with PRS Foundation again to bring emerging UK musical talent to Brazil for three musical residencies.
Musicians in Residence is a regular programme that sees three musicians make their temporary home in three different cities. In 2019 Belfast-based musician and producer Chris Ryan is going to São Paulo; singer and musician Anaïs is going to Salvador; and violinist, writer and composer Midori Komachi is going to Diamantina.
British Council is now inviting applications from UK organisations with which to partner, design and deliver four residency programmes under a new programme called Net//Work.
Each residency will run for four weeks, host a total of 16 artists and will be open to UK-based and international mid-career visual artists whose practices engage with digital technologies.
The latest round of Connections Through Culture, a mobility grants programme suporting artists and arts professionals in East Asia and the UK, is open for applications until 4 November.
The programme aims to develop cultural exchanges and collaborations between artists and art professionals from each region and support relationships between them.
Download the application notes below and apply here.
The Culture Diary spent a few days in Edinburgh for the opening of the British Council Edinburgh Showcase 2019.
Taking place 19-24 August, we had a presence at the trade fair on Wednesday 21 August, promoting the use of the Culture Diary to a large amount of UK culture organisations also presenting, as well as international programmers invited by the British Council to attend.