Virtual panel discussion: Cultural organisations role post-COVID

What is the role of cultural organisations and creative clusters in supporting post-COVID urban renewal?

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The City of London’s Culture Mile aims to bring culture and commerce together to create a world- class cultural and learning destination in the heart of the Square Mile. As Covid-19 brings huge challenges around economic recovery and urban renewal, how can areas where culture and creativity are clustered support recovery and unlock new opportunities for cities? How are the terms of engagement changing with across stakeholder groups, sectors and among local communities? How are cultural institutions like the new Museum of London re-imagining themselves and their civic role? And what can be learnt from other regions that have are putting culture at the heart of their regeneration plans?

Join our panel of experts to discover more about the role of culture in the City of London’s revitalisation and how it will help shape its future.


  • Chair/moderator: Tim Jones, Culture Mile Manager, City of London Corporation
  • Shonagh Manson, Assistant Director of Culture and Creative Industries, GLA
  • Caitlin Warfield, Marketing Director, Brookfield,
  • Maria Adebowale-Schwarte, CEO, Foundation for Future London

This is a free virtual event. Reserve your place.