red tape


Biometric Residence Permit Changes

Information related to Visas and Sponsorship on our website is out of date – last updated in 2012. Regrettably, Visiting Arts does not have a staff member working in this area currently and we are not available for advice related to visas. Upcoming changes to replace postal biometric appointments and Biometric Residence Permit help lines with online services

As part of the UK Border Agency's strategy to move services online, they are replacing the telephone biometric appointment booking service for postal applicants and the telephone BRP management and verification services with online services.

critical writing exchanges


Welsh Arts Critics' Blogs from Hay Festival Kerala

Two participants of our current Welsh Arts Critics Development Programme 2011, Susie Wild and Dylan Moore, give their views from the recent Kerala edition of the Hay Festival

Susie is a freelance journalist, PR, poet, writer and editor, and a regular contributor to Buzz magazine.

Dylan is the founding editor CFUK; founding co-editor The Raconteur and alumnus of the National Theatre of Wales / Academi ‘New Critic’ scheme.

skills exchange in country


Curatorial exchange programme 2011: Alisa Savitskaya

Visiting Arts was delighted to support the placement of Alisa Savitskaya a senior research curator from the National Centre for Contemporary Arts (NCCA), in Russia. The program, initiated by British Council, Russia aims to support young curators from the EUNIC countries.