Unlocking the cultural and creative potential of rural England, 11 February 2020

Presentations from this event are available here.


WS1: Cornwall and the Creative Industries – how do we make a rural case?
Emmie Kell, Board Member and creative Lead, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership and CEO, Cornwall Museums Partnership
Mandy Berry, Independent Consultant and Founder CEO, Cinegi
Tamzyn Smith, Principal Lead for Culture and Creative Industries, Economic Growth Service, Cornwall Council

WS2: Timber Festival – Growing a wider cultural ecology in the National Forest
Richard Drakeley, Tourism Development Manager, The National Forest Company
Sarah Bird, Director, Wild Rumpus/Timber Festival

WS3: Culture and the visitor and rural economy
Cllr Robin Ashcroft, Portfolio Holder for Economy, Culture and Leisure, South Lakeland District Council

Rural Touring: Working in Collaboration
Natalie Jode, Executive Director, Creative Arts East

Showcasing the nation’s art collection – using digital to encourage cultural tourism and generate income
Andrew Ellis, Director, Art UK

Panel discussion: The Value and Challenges of Culture in Rural Areas
Kath Davies, Strategic Lead for Cultural Development, Kirklees Council
Patrick Towell, Executive Director, Golant Innovation