What makes friendship so special? We're taking a closer look at the extraordinary relations between UK-German friends and are excited to shine a light on their special stories.
UK/Germany 2018 season
A dynamic, year-long programme exploring and celebrating cultural connections between the UK and Germany.
The UK/Germany 2018 Year of Culture is all about celebrating special connections. Take a look at some of the unique stories German-British friends, colleagues and couples have shared with us.
What does cultural heritage mean to the next generation? We are bringing together German and British pupils for a youth conference in Berlin in June - Join us!
Come along to the events in Germany. Ranging from music and film through to exhibitions, seminars and online events, there's bound to be something for you.
Dry, critical humorous - take a look at Martin Parr's photography in Ulm and experience his unique way of capturing our everyday moments!
Sunday 11 March 2018 to Sunday 27 May 2018
- Stadthaus Ulm
The African Book Festival, the first of its kind in Berlin, hosted by UK/Germany 2018 Affiliate partner InterKontinental. The festival aims to promote and bring into the mainstream diverse literary perspectives. Not to be missed!
Thursday 26 April 2018 to Saturday 28 April 2018
- Book your tickets today!
The British Council Nature Writing Seminar aims to both celebrate and critically examine some of the elements of this vital literary movement in from 7 - 9 June, in Munich.
Are you a young artist keen to become one of our UK/Germany Artists in Residency? Apply today to have your work showcased alongside the best of UK and German talent.
Are you between the ages of 13-18? Do you think you are the next top poet writing in German? Enter our competition and see your work published and translated!
One of our greatest aims is to support young people in accessing, understanding, and creating arts. We're celebrating some of the latest events focusing on youth engagement.
#UKGermany2018 has been ram-packed with events of all shapes and sizes. Relive some of the best bits from this March, from the Simon Faithfull exhibition opening to language and resilience workshops...
British Council Literature Seminar 2018 was a triumphant success. Gender and sexuality took centre stage with some of the UK's most prominent authors .
It was another busy Berlinale for the Brits with film screenings, market meetings and some time for celebration, too. Catch up on the highlights.
Celebrating established partnerships whilst forging new ones. Find out more about this season of cultural events, what our themes are, and who we've partnered with.