What do we do?

Our activities fall under three main headings. We –

  • provide cultural leadership
  • promote cultural literacy
  • encourage cultural entrepreneurship

We support our members by –

  • acting as a collective voice for the sector at all levels
  • gathering information & research
  • fostering partnerships & collaborations
  • encouraging funding & investment
  • building and developing audiences, participants & visitors
  • and nurturing a contemporary culture that is inspired by the area’s rich heritage