Connecting the UK to the world and the world to the UK, British Council is the UK's international cultural relations body. The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide through a broad range of programmes in education and society, English language and the arts.
The British Council’s work in music aims to engage with people and audiences all over the world, drawing them into a closer relationship with the UK.
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama is the National Conservatoire of Wales, providing professional training in music and theatre for the musicians, actors, stage managers and theatre designers of the future.
In the summer of 2011, the College opened its brand-new £22.5 million facility, including the 450 capacity Dora Stoutzker Hall, the first purpose-built chamber recital hall in Wales and the 180 seat Richard Burton Theatre as well as four new rehearsal studios, a public gallery and Café Bar. Each year, over 300 public performances take place at the College, covering everything from Shakespeare to Strauss to Sondheim.
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Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Castle Grounds, Cathays Park, Cardiff, CF10 3ER
Welsh Government Major Events Unit (MEU)
The MEU is responsible for leading and co-ordinating the delivery of Event Wales – Wales’ first Major Event Strategy. The MEU works with a wide range of partners across the public, private and third sectors to develop a balanced and sustainable portfolio of major events which enhances Wales’ international reputation and the wellbeing of its people and communities.
The MEU’s work can make a significant contribution, both directly and indirectly, to the Welsh Government’s wider policy agenda. For example, Event Wales helps the drive to develop the creative industries sector in Wales through support for events such as the Green Man and Swn festivals.