Culture for Cities and Regions' coaching team goes North

Between 7- 9 June, as part of the Culture for Cities and Regions initiative, a team of coaches visited Oulu, to help the city develop its new cultural strategy. Changes in funding and organisation structures at national level and municipal level, and Oulu’s enlarged neighbourhood (having absorbed some surrounding municipalities into the city) were key points to consider.


Culture for Cities and Regions coaching visit in Kalamata

On 18-20 May, a Culture for Cities and Regions coaching team travelled to Kalamata, Greece. The visit mainly focused on the sustainability of the city’s cultural sector and the future of its local creative industries. The coaching visit was not only about reflecting on local actions but also provided new ideas for inspiration.


Lublin: fostering audience development and monitoring cultural policies

On 10-12 May, a coaching team travelled to Lublin to help the city foster audience development and design tools to monitor local cultural policies and activities.