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Artists’ International Development Fund

  The Artists’ International Development fund is jointly funded by the British Council and Arts Council England. The Artists’ international development fund offers early stage development opportunities for individual freelance and self-employed artists and/or creative practitioners (including, for example: producers, curators, publishers, editors, translators, choreographers) based in England to spend time building links with artists, […]


British Council Presents DisFix

  For one night only we bring you Dis Fix, showcasing disabled and non-disabled artists from Nigeria and the UK. Dance is a growing art form that creates life affirming opportunities and promotes independence. We have brought together Candoco, a UK dance company and Nigerian dancers Qudus and Ijodee to explore in a series of […]


LTF 2016 Fringe Application

  About Lagos Theatre Festival The British Council has been working with cutting-edge British theatre in Lagos for over four years. In 2013 the Lagos Theatre Festival was set up, which was an ambitious showcase of site specific theatre by both Nigerian and British artists. The 2014 edition of the festival took place at Freedom […]

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Playwriting Competition;Call For Entries

  Are you a playwright or dramatist? Do you write dramatic literature or drama to be performed by actors? To support young playwrights, the Lagos Theatre Festival 2016 is seeking submissions of scripts for the Festival. The topic of the play should reflect the experiences of young people living in Lagos today. Shortlisted plays will […]

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Creative Hustle Competition

  Calling all Young Creative Peeps!!! What’s your creative hustle? Here is your chance to find the right track to your future. If you are aged 18 – 30 and are interested in or pursuing a career in the creative industries then this opportunity is for you. You are invited to participate in #MyCreativeHustle competition. CRITERIA […]


Fringe Producers Workshop Application

  The British Council is looking for theatre producers, directors and artists that have produced, directed or performed no less than 10 shows and are interested in performing or producing work for 2016 Lagos Theatre Festival. Intending applicants should be available to attend the first workshop in the series for the full day on the […]


Sand Castles

Just over a year ago i was part of the British Council’s ‘Through my eye’ project. Writers and photographers worked in pairs creating a photo story with accompanying fiction. It was quite a difficult story for me to write as sand dredging in a world i know nothing about. But i suppose when you really […]

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Writing can sometimes be a very solitary endeavor. Well, actually most times it is. Meandering your way through the intricacies of characters lives, the things that make them tick, the motives that inform their decisions and the histories underlying their actions can be pretty intense. I feel it the same for a photographer as well. […]


Playwriting competiton

  BBC World Service & British Council launches the 2013 International Radio Playwriting Competition with new co-producers The Open University and the additional Georgi Markov prize. The only global competition for radio playwrights is being opened for entries today and to submit a script is free. The BBC World Service International Radio Playwriting Competition offers […]