WELCOME
TO FANZA

The Foundation for Australia & New Zealand Arts

FANZA is a charity based in the UK which promotes and celebrates the range and vitality of Australian and New Zealand arts and culture.

events

Australia in the UK: Sept 2021 – Dec 2022

Until December 2022, a series of exciting cultural events, celebrating and exploring the relationship between the United Kingdom and Australia will be staged in the UK and online as part of the UK/Australian Season of Culture launched at the British Museum on 1 September 2021. FANZA is pleased to provide you with the latest reviews and happenings in and around the Season, including a programme of Fringe events curated or sponsored by FANZA. Click here for more on the launch & check out our first FANZA Fringe event here – an exclusive podcast from our favourite book lovers at Diving In.

news

Art

UK Australia 2021/22 Season launch

The Season is the largest ever cultural exchange between the two nations and involves more than 200 live and digital events across both nations.

Music

Ōkārito Ways

British songwriter Larry Mindel has just released Ōkārito Ways, a love song to the wetlands of Southland’s beautiful but vulnerable Ōkārito Lagoon. Those looking for a

Art

UK-Australia Season 2021-22 Launch 1 September

(An eye-witness account from your FANZA roving reporter) Mary Beard riddled with guilt. Leanne Benjamin teetering. Julia Gillard disbelieving. Barry Humphries quelling his inner Sir Les.

Literature

UK / AU Season Book Launch

Ancestors, artefacts, empire: Indigenous Australia in British and Irish museums Museums across Great Britain and Ireland hold Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (collectively referred to as