Southwark on Culture:The Big Debate

This day of debate aims to tackle the big cultural questions in a challenging and participative way, and to shape arts and cultural policy in Southwark.

Chaired by
Anna Fazackerley, Policy Exchange,
Ed Vaizey MP, shadow minister for culture;
Munira Mirza, director of culture, Mayor of London's office;
Diane Lees, director-general, Imperial War Museum,
and a host of influential speakers

11.30am to 1pm
the big debate
Chaired by Anna Fazackerley of Policy Exchange with Ed Vaizey MP, Diane Lees, Imperial War Museum and others. The recession will undoubtedly impact on public funding for the arts sector. The debate will be for London’s key arts and culture players to discuss how the government can work with institutions to protect the force of the arts and culture.

2pm to 3pm
Shaping local places through arts
and culture
Chaired by Munira Mirza, Mayor of London’s office This panel will explore the role of arts and culture in place-shaping and regeneration and the social, community and economic benefits.

3.30pm to 4.30pm
Culture and young people
How can we ensure that all young people have access to arts and culture, how can talent be supported and careers in the cultural sector encouraged?

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Southwark on Culture: The Big Debate

This day of debate will tackle the big cultural questions in a challenging and participative way, and to shape arts and cultural policy in Southwark.

Leisure and culture | Southwark Council

There's plenty of leisurely things to do in Southwark. Southwark Councils index of documents and pages organised within the following categories, Leisure and culture.

Could Elephant & Castle be the new South Bank? Southwark ...

Nov 23, 2009 · Southwark Council's culture ... the new South Bank? Southwark hosts culture conference. ... told Southwark on Culture: The Big Debate at Tate ...

Could Elephant & Castle be the new South Bank? Southwark hosts culture conference

"Our borough is embarking on a £1.5 billion pound regeneration of the Elephant & Castle," Conservative councillor Lewis Robinson, the borough's executive member for culture, leisure and sport told Southwark on Culture: The Big Debate at Tate Modern last …

London SE1 • 11/23/2009

Our language is being hijacked by the Left to muzzle rational debate

Last week, it was reported that Southwark council has renamed its Guy Fawkes fireworks ... The result of this hijacking of the language is that debate becomes impossible because words like rights, tolerance, liberal …

Daily Mail • 9/26/2011

London 2012 offers a stage for all the world

"While there will be a significant emphasis on culture, the ice rink will highlight sporting performance ... Italy will have a Casa Italia at the Queen Elizabeth II conference centre in the shadow of Big Ben and Westminster Abbey. "They are really ...

Reuters • By Alan Baldwin • 7/20/2011

The Independent View: Why the Lib Dems should put cycling at the heart of their transport policy

Our roads however are not fit for purpose, as demonstrated when in a recent survey of schoolchildren in Southwark, 30% wanted to cycle to ... could make a National Cycling Network motion as a main debate at Autumn Conference. Get Lib Dem Ministers …

Liberal Democrat Voice • 4/3/2012

The Imperial War Museum: as much a relic as its Spitfires and doodlebugs?

Imperial War Museum director Diane Lees is quoting one of ... The museum's peculiar title has, it seems, long been up for debate, but all three words have survived the latest Big Think. "War," says Lees by way of explanation, "is always going to be ... • 7/10/2014

What’s so good about British architecture?

Look at the primitivism of the new megastructures such as the horrible Palestra Building lurking in Southwark ... is the big cliché of the era, a glib mantra that can be used to justify anything and which has decimated intelligent debate.

Financial Times • 8/31/2007

The good book makes for a good read at the Globe

The 400th anniversary of this classic version of the scriptures, commissioned by King James I, demands appreciation, and from this coming weekend, Shakespeare's Globe in Southwark will mount ... the wherewithal for moral debate. It has inspired charitable ...

London Evening Standard • 4/12/2011

The New Years Honours List 2012

The vast majority of people recognised include those supporting the Big Society by making a real difference to ... Headteacher at the Cathedral School of St Saviour and St Mary Overy, Southwark, graded as outstanding by Ofsted. The knighthoods include ...

The Information Daily • 1/4/2012

The making of London’s ‘white trash’

After the collapse of the prosecution, and the ensuing public debate, the case took on a symbolic significance ... So much for politics, then. When it comes to culture, the main elements he identifies are a taste for designer gear and a love of the ...

Spiked • 1/13/2005

Nubiart Diary - Obituaries / British Corruption

Recording with a backing trio, The Flames (the varying line-up included his brother Leslie Ellis, David ’Baby G’ Gordon and Winston Jarrett), Ellis scored big with the hits ... a political phenomenon of much debate. While some hail him as a true ... • 10/19/2008