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Committee heads to Sunderland for public evidence session

10 July 2018

The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee holds evidence session for its inquiry into the social impact of participation in culture and sport.

Focus of the session

The inquiry aims to assess how participation in culture and sport can affect five areas: crime, education, community engagement and diversity, social mobility, and health. This third session focuses on how culture and sport can affect positively towns and cities. The witnesses are to be questioned on the effect large scale cultural and sport events have on urban development and regeneration.


Tuesday 10 July 2018, Enterprise and Innovation Suite, Hope Street Xchange

At 10.00am

  • Rebecca Ball, Director, Sunderland City of Culture 2021
  • Dr Beatriz Garcia, Director, Institute of Culture Capital
  • Rosie Millard OBE, Chief Executive, Children and the Arts, and Former Chair, Hull City of Culture 2017


Members of the public are invited to attend the evidence session on a first come, first served basis at:

Enterprise and Innovation Suite
Hope Street Xchange

Sunderland University
1-3 Hind Street

Further information

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