A dark-haired 'woman' dressed in a black sweatshirt, her hair at the level of the earlobe, and a short-haired brunette man sitting in a black jacket and sweatshirt, sitting in front of a wooden table outdoors. They are smiling while looking at the tablet that the woman is holding. There is a yellow backpack on the wooden table where they sit.
Thursday 19 March 2020 to Monday 01 June 2020

During this period of remote access to various arts and culture, education and English learning and teaching activities, we aim to bring you digital exhibitions, online learning and teaching resources, webinars, live streams, research reports and many other resources and online activities that you can enjoy at the comfort of your home. 

You’ll be able to explore some of the works that you might have missed like Sir Ian McKellen’s visit, stories from Women in STEM as well as some free online courses or IELTS Facebook Live sessions. 

Additionally, parents will find a comprehensive selection of free English learning resources for their kids that they can practice at home.

Arts and Culture

  • Museum Without Walls Digital Exhibition                                                                                                                                                                                

Almost There – Fourth exhibition of Museum Without Walls online platform: The idea of a universal identity is examined through an online journey between borders. Visit the digital exhibition featuring artworks from the British Council Collection alongside artists from Turkey, Georgia and Ukraine, curated by Teona Burkiashvili, Tatiana Kochubinska, Seyhan Musaoğlu.

 Visit the exhibition now

  • Five Films for Freedom

Working from home? Want to watch some free films? From Norway to Brazil, watch these powerful stories in support of love and equality – available online until 29 March. #FiveFilmsForFreedom is brought to you in partnership with @BFIFlare #LGBTIQ+ film festival.


Study UK

Writing a successful research proposal will increase your chances for admission to a UK university. Join our free webinar on Friday 20 March at 12.00 to find out about developing a research topic, research methodology, originality, literature review, length and contents of a proposal. Join the webinar.  

English for kids

Learning Time with Timmy YouTube series will help your child learn English at home and have fun at the same time. Your child will discover new words, sing along and join in activities with Timmy and his friends! Try it now!

Teaching English

Join our free webinar on 20 March at 18.00. We are committed to supporting the use of technology for the continuation of education in a crisis. As many teachers find themselves in an unfamiliar situation of having to teach their classes online, the British Council TeachingEnglish website is committed to providing as much support as possible to help you navigate your way through the world of online teaching.

This is the first in a series of three webinars, which offers guidance in key areas. This webinar focuses on:

1.Ways of using your coursebook with online classes

2.Ideas for using breakout rooms

Register now.


Why not use your time effectively studying for your IELTS test while at home? Join our free webinar on Monday 23 March at 18.00 and get useful advice about the test and have the chance to ask your questions to our experts. Register for free.

Alternatively you can join the IELTS expert Facebook live session on Friday 20 March at 13.30