Almost ready for a revisit and renewal in 2019, in 2014 the Council published its Cultural Framework to provide the context for the development of culture in Preston, ensuring that the spirit and vibrancy of the Guild is maintained in the future.
The Framework recognises the importance that culture plays in our everyday lives and the development of Preston as a key cultural centre in Lancashire.
Vision for 2018
Preston is recognised as a major centre for culture in the North West, with a thriving creative sector, where everyone has opportunities to be inspired by and participate in arts and heritage and to have joyful experiences which reinforce the spirit of the Guild City.
The Cultural Framework can be viewed and downloaded from the Documents section on this page.
The Cultural Framework board
To oversee and support the delivery of the Cultural Framework a board has been developed bringing together strategic cultural partners from across the city. The membership of the Cultural Framework Board is made up from:
- Preston City Council (PCC)
- Lancashire County Council (LCC)
- University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
- Marketing Lancashire
- Curious Minds
- Preston Guild Hall
- Creative Lancashire
- The Harris Museum and Art Gallery
- Cultural Governors – 3 independent practicing artists – Matt Wilde, Steph Fletcher, and Phil Kaila