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Exploring the 'Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor'

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


Kingston: Creative City Not?

Kingston on the Edge (KOTE), an urban art festival held every June, will not celebrate its tenth anniversary this year due mainly to dwindling support from corporate Jamaica. 828 more words


Do you really need to be in a 'Creative City' to get some Culture?

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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

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When In Rome...

 Rome, the “Eternal City”. For centuries, people have travelled across continents to marvel in the heart of Italian culture, wander through idyllic cobbled streets, and taste authentic Italian cuisine. 560 more words

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The Magic of The Minack

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

Paris' Creative Corners

Despite it’s reputation as a city which people visit to inspire their creativity, whether that be in literature, art or fashion, Paris is still not a city recognised by UNESCO as a creative city. 592 more words

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