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Join Our International Innovation Lab at FutureEverything UK

We're offering Digital & Cultural Innovators from the UK, UAE, Pakistan, Japan, South Korea, and Ukraine the chance to take part in the 20th FutureEverything Festival.

ELEVATE Startwell™ Challenge: Reimagining Play

Are you a creative practitioner and problem solver interested in re-imagining the future of childhood play? Would you like to travel to Japan? Applications are now open for the ELEVATE Startwell™ Challenge: Reimagining Play

Gauging the Temperature of Hubs Across Europe

We've been busy working with creative hubs across the world. Here’s an update on the projects, including details of the forthcoming Creative Hubs Forum in Lisbon – our most ambitious hubs gathering to date.

Bound for Brazil: 3 UK Creative Hubs

Announcing our winners! Three innovative UK creative hubs will be knee-deep in Brazilian culture as part of our Culture Brazil: 3x3 Hubs exchange.

Quantum Entanglement opens in Moscow

Laboratoria (Moscow) and FutureEverything (Manchester) present an art and science exhibition of new and existing work by Russian and UK artists, in response to the theme of Quantum Entanglement. The exhibition opens on Thursday 20th November at Laboratoria Art & Science Space, Moscow.

The British Council’s Creative Economy team forges new connections between the growing creative and cultural industries in the UK and around the world. Using our unique global resources, we seek out those who are exploring the frontiers between culture, enterprise and technology. Read more »