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European Culture Capitals and Local Development Strategies: Comparing the Genoa and Lille 2004 Cases

European capitals of culture have become a case study of primary inter-est for those concerned with the assessment of the long-run impact of systematic cultural policies. 250 more words


Reflections on Limerick 2020 and the city's cultural revolution

Today, Limerick’s bid for European Capital of Culture 2020 met an unfortunate end, with Galway being announced as the panel’s choice out of the three Irish entrants. 495 more words


Leeds steelpans experts in Lille

Last week we told you about the recent educational agreement which was signed between Leeds and Lille city councils and the education authority in Lille.  This is a guest blog by Victoria Jacquiss from the Silver Steel Sparrows who went to Lille earlier this month to teach young people to play the steelpans and to perform at Lille’s “Kids Art” festival. 290 more words

Leeds and Lille pledge to work together in education

On 16th June 2016 the partner cities of Leeds and Lille signed an agreement to work together in the field of education over the next 3 years.  281 more words

Musings #4 - A typical Sunday in Bristol

There are no cities in the UK that do festivals and events quite the way Bristol does, with such variety and such a full annual programme. 982 more words


Few Hours in the Capital City of Malta, Valletta

Couple of hours is not enough to visit all the attractions in our Capital City and the European Capital of Culture 2018, Valletta. Visiting only few is enough to fall in love with the history of 7,000 years of our Valletta City. 495 more words


What does culture mean to you?

By Kenn Taylor

I happened to read that quote just before I met Leanne Buchan to talk about Leeds’ cultural strategy and its bid to be European Capital of Culture in 2023. 938 more words

Culture, Communites And The Urban Environment