Liverpool in danger of losing its World Heritage status

Find below a report making the case for Liverpool to retain its World Heritage Site (WHS) award. The city has been on the UNESCO WHS endangered list since 2012 due to the proposed construction of the Liverpool Waters project. Many discussions have ensued over the years, with UNESCO agreeing to offer the city an extension … Continue reading Liverpool in danger of losing its World Heritage status

What Future for Festivals? Report

“We need festivals – now more than ever!” declares Salzburg Global report on the current state and what comes next for the beleaguered sector, post-pandemic   Find here access to the Final Report of the 2020 Salzburg Global Seminar , co-curated by our Director, Dr Beatriz Garcia, and dedicated to exploring the question: 'What Future … Continue reading What Future for Festivals? Report

Cultureshock | Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games Cultural Programme

As the UK prepares for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, it is worth revisiting this detailed study on Cultureshock, the North West cultural programme for the Machester 2002 Commonwealth Games. This work was the first detailed evaluation of a Commonwealth Games cultural programme and it set precedent for future Games editions, as well as providing … Continue reading Cultureshock | Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games Cultural Programme