Here are a selection of upcoming events recommended by us at The Creative Industries Council.
UK record label associations AIM and the BPI together with music publishing body MPA have announced their first ever Nigeria music trade webinar.
Game Topon will include publishing processes in the Chinese games market, how to transfer income from China legally, and how to embed local monetisation and ad networks.
Record Store Day will take place on Saturday 12th June.
TV and Film
Sheffield Doc/Fest is an international film and arts festival and marketplace with a mission to spark imaginations and empower our capacity for change by celebrating, championing and debating documentary film and art as a collective form of engagement.
Digital-only London Book Fair for 2021.
American artist Sheila Hicks has become known for her large-scale installations that pack a punch of colour and texture, but also her delicate woven drawings that – although much smaller in scale – are no less impactful.
London Design Festival celebrates and promotes London as the design capital of the world. The 19th edition of the Festival will take place across the city from 18-26 September 2021
Set against a backdrop of the infrastructure of the cotton industry in Pennine Lancashire, the British Textile Biennial returns in autumn of 2021, focusing on the global nature of textiles and the relationships they create.
British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) is the UK’s premiere contemporary ceramics festival that takes place in Stoke-on-Trent.
Rescheduled for 2021, the 9th Glasgow International biennial takes place in June, under the umbrella theme of ‘Attention’.
Erika Verzutti at Nottingham Contemporary Nottingham Contemporary presents the first solo show in a UK institution of the work of Erika Verzutti.
London Craft Week returns to the city in May, bringing with it a celebration of British and international creativity.
Arts and Culture, Crafts
Iran’s contribution to art history is monumental and yet remains relatively unknown. The Victoria and Albert Museum’s Epic Iran exhibition is looking to change that, with a show that explores 5,000 years of Iranian art, design and culture. Over 300 objects from ancient, Islamic and contemporary Iran will be placed across ten sections, set within an immersive exhibition design that will transport visitors to an Iranian city.
London Design Biennale is a global gathering of the world’s most ambitious and imaginative designers, curators and design institutions.
Beyond Games is a week-long conference exploring the future of interactive entertainment.
Developed by B3 Media, a network that connects UK multicultural creative talent with key figures in the industry, TalentLabXR launches training initiative to encourage diverse voices into extended reality. To take part, apply by April 30.
BRIT Awards will be taking place on Tuesday 11 May instead of its usual date in February and will be broadcast live on ITV.