The Southbank Centre's annual festival explores the rich cultural connections between Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the UK, through a series of music, performance, literature, fashion and design events.
The platinum selling band will perform and lead workshops with local musicians and artists at the International Festival of the Arts in Zimbabwe.
From electronica to jazz, traditional to folk, and classical to indie, we work across all genres of music. The British Council's Music team works with our overseas network of arts managers and partners to plan, resource, deliver and evaluate high-impact arts projects involving professional artists and organisations from the UK. We aim to strengthen the international profile of UK music and creativity, to communicate the diversity of UK society, and to establish long-term partnerships overseas. The Music team also has its own weekly radio show, The Selector, featuring the best new music from the UK.
The frontman of indie rock band Guillemots, will travel to Vietnam to perform live as well as record with local musicians playing traditional Vietnamese instruments.
Our weekly international showcase of the best new UK music from across the spectrum of indie, dubstep, folk, soul, electro, hip hop and everything else in between. Check the website to listen to the show, as well as exclusive mixes and live sessions.
An exciting 3 year programme aiming to bring together musicians, creative producers and practitioners from the UK and the South Asia region.
What We Do
We are a cultural relations agency so our work in music aims to engage with people and audiences all over the world, drawing them into a closer relationship with the UK. Find out more about how we work
and meet our team of music specialists
Every year we support a wide range of music projects globally, from collaborative performances and workshops to full-scale music events. Find out about our recent work.
Music Publications and Websites
Find out more about our work on our British Council Arts Facebook page
and follow us on Twitter @BritishMusic_
. Listen to the The Selector
for a mix of the latest and best music from the UK.
Find specialist information on music education and community outreach work in the UK in our Music Education resource.