Research and Policy

Arts and Culture Policy 2009 to 2020

The ten year plan for supporting Arts and Culture in the Royal Borough

Arts and Culture Policy 2009-2020 [PDF] (file size 3.83 MB)

The Council’s year-round programme of free arts networking and training events are suitable for both artists and arts organisations, as well as relevant community groups. We hope that the programme provides something for all, and offers interesting and informative professional development.

Creative and Cultural Sectors

Research commissioned by the Council’s Arts Service revealed that the creative and cultural sector accounts for around 15 per cent of workplace employment and nearly 30 per cent of business units in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Full report from BOP consulting [PDF] (file size 869Kb)

BOP Consulting led on the research into the Creative and Culture Sector in Kensington and Chelsea

Cultural Placemaking in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Cultural Placemaking explores the relationship between local ambitions for arts, culture and creativity and economic development through planning in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

The Council officially launched proposals for Cultural Placemaking on Tuesday 22 May, which was attended by experts from the worlds of property, development, the arts, culture and the creative industries as well as Councillors and officers.

See a copy of the Cultural Placemaking proposals.