The British Council organises study visits and invite selected Irish arts venues and festival organisers from Ireland to attend showcases in the UK.

We provide first-hand information about recent artistic trends and developments in the UK, and facilitate networking opportunities with UK artists, curators, producers, venue and festival organisers.

We encourage cooperation between British and Irish arts professionals and, in doing so, create opportunities to see and hear new British work in Ireland.

UK festivals and programmes to which we have invited Irish delegates so far include: