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Research digest: Culture and placemaking

What is the relationship between culture and placemaking?

This digest brings together research that examines how and why arts and culture play a part in placemaking and what that means for organisations, practitioners, policymakers and funders.

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Fun Palaces (Photo by Roswitha Chesher)
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Sharing learning: How funders can support impactful research collaborations
Fun Palaces – Creative Cafe @ The Bureau Centre for the Arts, Blackburn 2022. Photo: Scott David Jackson
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Sharing learning: How funders can support impactful research collaborations

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To Leaf is to Learn - public art by Juanjo Novella and Simon Armitage (Photo by Mark Webster)
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Research Digest: Culture and placemaking

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Image: Derry-Londonderry 2013 (Derry City & Strabane District Council)
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How are UK Cities and Capitals of Culture evaluated?

Musician wearing a coat plays trumpet on a pebbly beach with the Humber Bridge in the background.
The Height of the Reeds, Opera North (Hull 2017) Photo: Tom Arber
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People and processes: who’s behind evaluations of UK Cities and Capitals of Culture?

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© Without Wall's Urban Astronaut, Wakefield Council. Photo: Andrew Benge
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My essential reads: the role of culture in place-based development

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