Get involved in celebrating #ourCommonwealthCulture on 16 March

Foreign Affairs

March 15
11:34 2018

Marking one month to go until the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London and with events across the UK in the lead up, on Friday 16 March well be celebrating our shared Commonwealth Culture and what this reveals about todays Commonwealth.

Get involved

Join the conversations throughout the day on social media using the #ourCommonwealthCulture hashtag.

  • 10-12pm: Sounds of the commonwealth - how does music bring people together across the Commonwealth? Well hear from music directors, community choir leaders and Radio 3 producers on how music brings people and communities together alongside highlights from our Commonwealth Playlist on Spotify. Share your experiences and music from across the Commonwealth that inspires you.

  • 12-1pm: Commonwealth collections - well be shining a spotlight on our museums and galleries collections on offer and what they tell us about the Commonwealth today. See what weve shared so far via our Instagram gallery and share whats inspired you.

  • 1-2pm: Indian science, culture and innovation - how have scientific and technological advances from across the Commonwealth helped to shape the modern world? Well hear from the Science Museum wholl be revealing fascinating facts from its Illuminating India season, which celebrates the people, science and skills of the sub-continent.

  • 2-3pm: Commonwealth through the lens - what do our film collections reveal about our modern Commonwealth? Well hear from the BFI wholl be sharing highlights from its Commonwealth Tales series which you can explore for free. You can also put your questions to the BFI about whats on offer and the inspiration behind the series.

  • 4-5pm: Follow us to discover places to see and things to do around the UK which celebrate our Commonwealth connections. Where will you visit? You can also share your pics of Commonwealth inspired places and events youve enjoyed.

Make sure you follow DCMS on Twitter, Facebook and via the #ourCommonwealthCulture hashtag to get involved in the conversation a

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