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Latest from UK Arts
23 June 2020

As lockdown continues in different ways across the globe, we've been looking at the ways culture brings people together.

From digital festivals to free films, crafting inspiration to the future of composition. Find out how #CultureConnectsUs.

Celebrate South Asian Heritage Month

What does South Asian Heritage mean to you? We've teamed up with Manchester Museum and are seeking ideas for events and activities from 18 - 25 year olds to celebrate South Asian Heritage Month digitally.

Submit your idea

Why I Make: Crafting Futures

Today we've launched the #WhyIMake video series, exploring the value of craft. From supporting mental health through embroidery in Mexico to raising awareness of endangered species through paper cutting in the Philippines, meet our set of makers.

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More Films For Freedom

Celebrate Pride and LGBTIQ+ culture at home this summer with #MoreFilmsForFreedom. The first film Nowhere from Palestinian and UK collaborators is available to watch online for free now.

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Culture Connects Us: International Insight

In this new series of interviews, we speak to artists and cultural professionals from around the world, to see how they are coping with different ways of working. First stop China.

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Women Of The World Festival

We’re proud to partner with the WOW Foundation’s first ever online worldwide festival. Created in response to the inequalities for women and girls brought about and exacerbated by Covid-19, WOW Global 24 will be available to watch free online from 27-28 June.

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International Literature Showcase

Good writing knows no borders. Owen Sheers introduces his selection of ten compelling writers based in the UK today, as part of our International Literature Showcase.

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Composing Beyond Covid

BAFTA Breakthrough Brit winner and one of the UK’s leading composers, Nainita Desai shares her experience of life in lockdown and offers advice to fellow composers in these quieter times.

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Have Your Say

What are your needs and aspirations for culture sector funding once the UK leaves the EU? Complete this short survey to have your say.

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Dancers including a wheelchair user perform on stage


Take a look at our Disability Arts International database of pioneering disabled artists and inclusive companies from around the world.

Rosalind Nashashibi, The States of Things, 2000, still. Single Channel SD 4:3 Video. Courtesy of the artist and British Council Collection

Cable Club

Watch Turner-nominated artist Rosalind Nashashibi’s film The State of Things for a limited two-week run online.

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As always, feel free to get in touch via Twitter @BritishArts, Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #CultureConnectsUs.

Photo credit - Culture Connects Us: International Insighs. Cropped version of ‘Man in a Box’ series by Paul James.

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