The national Arts and Place Consortium promotes the role of the arts and artists in placemaking.

Arts and Place: Nottingham 2018

Regional Conversations

Tue 6 Mar 2018

Arts and Place participants, photo credit - Reece Straw

Primary and the national Arts and Place Working Group joined forces to invite the arts, cultural and built environment sectors from the East Midlands region to engage in a conversation around embedding the arts and artists in place. Over 50 participants attended at Primary’s artist-led space in Nottingham to hear from a range of speakers and engage in debate.

Big Meet 8

Event

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Big Meet 8

“BIG MEET 8: Artists and the Arts in Place-Making“, organised by the Arts & Place Working Group, took place in Jeffrey Hall, UCL on the 18 April 2018.

Cultural Wellbeing & York: A Creative Workshop

Workshop

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Workshop participants

This workshop was organised by Beam as part of its national Arts and Place programme, with funding from Arts Council England in collaboration with York@Large, with funding from the Royal Institute of British Architects Local Initiative Fund, and the support of York Council, York Explore, York Museums Trust, the Guild of Media Arts and York Architectural Association.


Case Studies

Thamesmead Cultural Strategy

As Part of Peabody’s long-term regeneration plans to realise Thamesmead’s potential and build 20,000 new homes, they are embedding culture into the heart of their plans from the beginning. Their cultural strategy ensures that they work with local communities to create culture as part of daily life, and partnerships with local and international partners has enabled them to raise the profile and ambition of Thamesmead and put it on the map.

The City Speaks

The City Speaks was commissioned as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 and designed to act as a 21st century Speakers’ Corner in which open-air public speaking took on epic proportions as spoken words were translated to text and relayed on one of the towers supporting Hull’s tidal barrier.