Decision details

Allocation of Barbican Concessionary Days

Decision Maker: Director of Communities & Neighbourhoods

Decision status: Awaiting Implementation

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Decision Summary:
To allocate Concessionary Days to community organisations under the terms of the Barbican Lease:

• One in 2015 to the York Irish Association
• One in 2016 to Prima Vocal ensemble / Millegro community choirs

The report setting out the criteria for use of the concessionary days is attached.
An application process was run inviting applications for the remaining free day in 2015 and the two days available in 2016. By the closing date, two applications had been received that met the criteria:
• York Irish Association for an Irish culture night, open to all.
• Prima Vocal ensemble / Millegro community choirs for a high profile event for both the local community and the city involving our own choirs and local orchestras, but also extending invitations to overseas guests
The former will be allocated the remaining day in 2015 and the latter, one of the two days available in 2016.
It is proposed to run a further process in respect of the remaining day in 2016 and the two days in 2017 in November / December this year.

Options Considered:


Options Rejected:


Publication date: 03/02/2015

Date of decision: 02/02/2015


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