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“At the beginning of the 21st century, author and academic Richard Florida predicted that the “creative classes” would become the driving force of economic growth in cities.
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The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission has recently published the Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor, an excellent tool accessible to everyone interested in the impact of culture and creative economy and urban and regional development.The Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor (CCCM) is a new tool to monitor and assess the performance of ‘Cultural and Creative’ cities in comparison, both in quantitative and qualitative terms, with others across European countries (this first edition covers 168 cities in the EU-28 plus Norway and Switzerland). 570 more words
My first long road trip to Cornwall landed me in place called Falmouth, in truth I was expecting a quiet Cornish town that might have been something like Broadchurch. 642 more words
The Minack Theatre is a bespoke cultural offering and an absolute must-see attraction when visiting Cornwall. Where else in the country can you sit in an open-air theatre, carved into the granite cliffs that overlook the stunning panorama backdrop of Porthcurno Bay? 615 more words