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UN Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development

The UN year focuses on the critical role of the creative economy in promoting innovation, inclusive economic growth, and opportunity for all. Read on to find out more on why and how we’re celebrating it.

Our response to Covid- 19

What you can expect from British Council Arts

Making Space 

Making Space is a series of essays commissioned in collaboration with the Barbican. The essays undertake a body of research into how arts organisations and cultural producers are seeking to become more responsive to an increasingly complex world

Explore our guide: New and Changing Dynamics

Edited by John Newbigin, New and Changing Dynamics looks at how the creative economy is evolving. International contributors build a picture of their innovative work.

Innovation flourishes when diverse perspectives, disciplines and skills meet. Our team supports people around the world to shape and share a creative and prosperous future. Read more »