Although the conference ha been postponed until late 2020, our online consultation in the form of five surveys has been open since 7th February 2020.
The Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Cultural Enquiry was founded in 2019 by an ambitious new consortium of partners – the then three councils (now BCP Council), Arts Council England, Arts University Bournemouth, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Lighthouse Poole and Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership.
The Enquiry was initiated to shape a shared ambition and collective opportunity for Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole as a place of culture. It was undertaken by Tom Fleming Consultancy throughout 2019 and is the first ‘whole place’ process of review, engagement and visioning for culture of any new local authority in the UK. It recognises that culture will be central to the future success of the new unitary authority Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP Council).