Funded and delivered by the British Council, Farnham Maltings, and the High Commission of Canada in the UK, New Conversations is designed to encourage and support the development of creative and collaborative partnerships between artists and arts organizations in the performing arts sector in the UK and Canada.
Our work in arts
The British Council’s role in the arts is to promote a cultural dialogue between Canada and the UK by building partnerships and connecting art communities and audiences from both countries.
The QC-UK Connections scheme promotes international exchange programs between Québec and the UK involving artists, directors, authors, and cultural workers.
6 artistic directors from the UK to join a group of 30 theatre-makers from Canada and the US, as part of Directors Lab North at Luminato Festival.
Find out about Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto and the Creative Incubation Lab!
This year highlights a milestone for Canada, and it is an opportunity for the British Council to reflect on the meaning of cultural relations today. Defined by reciprocal cultural interactions, our 2017 cultural programme explores the rich stories that can be found in the complex and prolific relationship between the UK and Canada.
#FiveFilms4Freedom is the world's first global, digital LGBT short-film program, created in collaboration between the British Council and the British Film Institute.
Culture is at the heart of our efforts to tackle some of the key challenges facing the international community.
The UK City of Culture is a chance to celebrate a city’s unique qualities and open its cultural life to the rest of the world. Find out about Hull who carries the prestigious title for 2017.
Digital technologies have a major impact on how creative ideas are disseminated and made more accessible.
Momentum is the Edinburgh Festivals International Delegate Programme.
All our projects are carefully co-developed by the Arts manager in Canada, along with Canadian and UK partners, using the British Council's unique network of global resources.