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Building a Creative Economy for all

Helen Warren

, January 13, 2017 — Culture

Head of Creative Industries at DCMS

Today I spoke to the Westminster Media Forum in Manchester about harnessing the creative economy in the North of England. What I said in my speech is that to do this, we need to join up creative activity across the North of England and indeed the whole of the UK.After all, collaborating and connecting is…

#GreatNorthExpo2018: Sheffield

Martin McKervey

, — Culture

Partner at international law firm Nabarro LLP, board member of the Sheffield City Region LEP and Transport for the North Partnership Board.

In 2018, there is only one place to be. This celebration, over two months in the summer of 2018, will demonstrate why the North is a Powerhouse for the UK in the 21st Century

#GreatNorthExpo2018: Newcastle-Gateshead

David Whetstone

, September 23, 2016 — Culture

Arts & Culture writer for The Journal and Culture Magazine Editor

Newcastle-Gateshead is a place of gradients, viewpoints and fabulous walks. It’s a walkable city. The Tyne Gorge and the bridges over the river create a natural arena (beloved of the TV cameras that gather for the Great North Run) and just a short journey away are wonders like Hadrian’s Wall,Durham Cathedral and the beaches and…

#GreatNorthExpo2018: Bradford

Roger Mosey

, September 16, 2016 — Culture

Master of Selwyn College, Cambridge, and former BBC executive specialising in news and sport.

Bradford is one of four locations shortlisted to host the Great Exhibition of the North in 2018. Roger Mosey shares his experiences of Bradford’s burgeoning arts scene and indestructible spirit.I strongly support Bradford’s bid to host the Great Exhibition of the North. It has the history and the “can do” attitude that will make this enterprise a…