Culture and Creative Enterprises: Balancing the Benefits Across the UK

Chair:

Rt Hon Ed Vaizey MP

Speaker:

Sir Nicholas Kenyon, Managing Director, The Barbican Centre

Sharon Ament, Director, Museum of London


Date:

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Time:

8:30 AM

Location:

House of Commons

IPT Event Contact:
Anne Lieberman

Anne Lieberman

Business Relations Manager

0207 839 9407

IPT Breakfast Meeting

Britain has a rich and varied cultural offering, attracting audiences from across the world and contributing almost £10m per hour to the economy. According to the Minister for Digital and Culture, the creative sectors are key to the future of the UK both economically and culturally. However, a recent inquiry by the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee concluded there needs to be greater national co-ordination in lending collections across the UK.  This breakfast meeting will:

  • Explore current and future funding pressures within the cultural sector across the UK
  • Consider how the growth of culture within the tourism economy has helped London and areas across the UK
  • Discuss how the Government can continue to support the creative industries to help job creation and promote wealth through increased exports.
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