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British Council

EXPLORE UK CULTURE THROUGH VIDEOS 

Learn more about UK art and culture through our short videos. Our very own online platform, The English Channel, offers a variety of film, music and lifestyle videos combined with interactive activities for improving your English.

VISIT A DIGITAL EXHIBITION 

Almost there is our newest digital exhibition that features the works of artists from Georgia, Turkey, Ukraine and the UK. Visit the exhibition and explore what it means to be human in the modern world.

LISTEN TO THE NEWEST MUSIC COMING FROM THE UK 

Our weekly online Selector radio show brings you the newest music coming from all over the UK. The show is available online so you can listen to any of the previous episodes free of charge.

CREATE YOUR OWN MUSIC 

Music brings us all together which is why we've created Mix the City. This digital platform gives you the chance to combine music coming from different parts of the world and create your own song. Make a unique mix, share it with friends on social media and invite them to create their own. 

EXPLORE THE BRITISH COUNCIL COLLECTION 

The British Council Collection consists of art created by a number of world-renowned artists including Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Bridget Riley, Gilbert and George, Anish Kapoor, Mona Hatoum, Damien Hirst and many more. The Collection demonstrates the very best in contemporary British practice across different art forms, from painting and sculpture to printmaking, photography, installation and new media. 

THE SHOW MUST GO ON: INTERNATIONAL THEATRE ONLINE

Want to watch theatre from around the world? Our Theatre and Dance team have together a list of international productions that are available to watch online whilst stages are dark.

TIPS FOR MAKING DIGITAL ART

As our cultural worlds move online, we have some tips for those wanting to make digital art – whether you're editing music or videos, writing, or just want some creative ideas. 

LOCKDOWN LISTENING

Looking for some music suggestions whilst we all slow down and stay in? Here’s what our Music team has been making time to enjoy over the past few weeks.

GOOD WRITING KNOWS NO BORDERS

Owen Sheers introduces his selection of ten compelling writers based in the UK who are asking questions about environmental destruction, structural inequality and the role of a writer at times of transition. 

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