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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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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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Opera North's As You Are in the County Arcade, Leeds 2023. Photo: Justin Slee.
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UK Cities and Capitals of Culture evaluation reports: a quick guide

A performance group called "Without Walls" performs “Belly of the Whale”. They are stood on top of a seesaw-like sculpture in front of Wakefield Cathedral at Wakefield Council’s Seaside in the City.
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My essential reads: Artists’ livelihoods

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