1. To increase access to culture
Enabling local residents, especially those furthest from opportunities, to develop, produce, participate in and benefit from cultural activities.
2. To better support artists, creatives & organisations
To develop their practice, businesses, citywide reach and reputation.
3. To address city health & wellbeing priorities
Exploring the benefits of social prescribing to redress health inequalities.
4. To articulate the city’s distinctive cultural offer
For residents, visitors, investors and businesses, to provide a foundation to develop a more strategic partnership approach to public art/public realm and heritage.
5.To create cases for partnership investment
Building links to strengthen our economic strategy within the sector.
These actions create a template and direction, for the city to move forward. We call this ‘The Cultural Framework‘.