The inside of the south oil tank at Tate Modern
South Tank 2011

Worlds Together is a collaboration between Tate Modern, Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre and British Museum. This international conference brings together artists and educators to explore the place of Shakespeare and the arts in young people’s learning today.

It marks the coming together of powerful debate from across the globe, live and rich provocation from pioneering international practitioners and thinkers, and the unprecedented collaboration of four major UK arts institutions to shape dialogue and a shared experience. All taking place in our new space The Tanks at Tate Modern.

Day one: The conference opens with a welcome featuring Sir Nicholas Serota and Ruth McKenzie, plus keynote speeches from Shirley Brice Heathand James Shapiro. Click the links to hear full, uninterrupted recordings from the stage.

Watch the highlights from Day one.

Day two: Worlds Together welcomes Estelle Morris and Brad Haseman to the stage. Click the links to hear their keynote speeches in full.

Watch the highlights from Day two.

Day three: The conference finishes on a high, with keynote speeches from Carla Rinaldi and Steve Seidel and a special reading from I Believe in Unicorns by its author, Michael Morpurgo. Click the links to access full recordings of each.

Worlds Together is a partnership between Tate and the Royal Shakespeare Company. It brings together The Unilever Series: turbinegeneration, an international, online educational partnership produced by Tate and sponsored by Unilever and the World Shakespeare Festival, a celebration of Shakespeare as the world’s playwright, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company for the London 2012 Festival. The conference is in collaboration with the National Theatre and British Museum with further support from Arts Council England and the British Council.

Part of the series The Tanks: Art in Action

Worlds Together is a partnership between Tate and the Royal Shakespeare Company. It brings together The Unilever Series: turbinegeneration, an international, online educational partnership produced by Tate and sponsored by Unilever and the World Shakespeare Festival, a celebration of Shakespeare as the world’s playwright, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company for the London 2012 Festival. The conference is in collaboration with the National Theatre and British Museum with further support from Arts Council England and the British Council.