Issue details

Our Cultural Plan (Working Title)

Articulates a clear, ambitious and inclusive vision for culture for everyone who lives, works and visits the BCP area. It is an outcomes focused 10 year plan, with a clear set of priorities for delivery in the short, medium and long term. The plan is owned by the Cultural Compact, for which the Council is a key facilitating partner.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/09/2022

Decision due: 8 Mar 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Tourism, Culture and Vibrant Places (to 23/05/2023)

Lead director: Chief Operations Officer

Contact: Michael Spender, Museum Manager - Culture and Community Email:

Consultation process

extensive local engagement over the last 3 years has provided the evidence base to inform the Cultural Plan. The draft Cultural Plan will be 'played back' and further refined with key community groups and organisations toward the end of September, resulting in a final draft Cultural Plan (Working title) by the end of October.


Cultural Compact board, local cultural providers, organisations and community groups


Agenda items


  • Our Cultural Plan (Working Title)