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York’s Culture Strategy

Meeting: 02/02/2021 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Culture, Leisure and Communities (Item 7)

7 York's Creative Future: A Culture Strategy for York, 2020-2025 pdf icon PDF 452 KB

This report provides an update on the development of York’s culture strategy for the period 2020 – 2025. 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved: That the Council be committed to adopt and enshrine the new York culture strategy (York’s Creative Future).

 

Reason - So that:

·  York would continue to be internationally recognised for its exceptional heritage and unique arts offer.

·        Residents and businesses in York would benefit from York’s unique cultural offer, leading to greater investment and participation across the city.

·        The cultural offer for York’s residents would be further expanded beyond the city centre.

·        All citizens, irrespective of age or background, would be proud to be engaged with York’s arts and heritage offer, which would include a wide range of inclusive opportunities.

Minutes:

The Executive Member considered a report that provided an update on the development of York’s culture strategy for the period 2020 – 2025. 

 

The Assistant Director of Communities & Culture was in attendance to provide an update and respond to any questions.

 

He confirmed that an extensive engagement and consultation exercise with York’s residents, cultural organisations, artists and practitioners, had resulted in high quality responses to feed into the strategy.

 

The Executive Member welcomed the feedback received and noted that the full strategy was attached as an Annex to the report. He went on to thank those that had been involved in producing the strategy and agreed: 

 

Resolved: That the Council be committed to adopt and enshrine the new York culture strategy (York’s Creative Future).

 

Reason - So that:

 

·        York would continue to be internationally recognised for its exceptional heritage and unique arts offer.

 

·        Residents and businesses in York would benefit from York’s unique cultural offer, leading to greater investment and participation across the city.

 

·        The cultural offer for York’s residents would be further expanded beyond the city centre.

 

·        All citizens, irrespective of age or background, would be proud to be engaged with York’s arts and heritage offer, which would include a wide range of inclusive opportunities.


 

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