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Decision details


Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Cabinet noted:


(1)  the latest evaluation data which demonstrates the achievements of the London Borough of Culture programme, attracting over 500,000 additional visits to cultural activity in Waltham Forest, with over 90% schools participating; and that the programme is on track to achieve the ambitious target of engaging with 85% of households in the borough by the end of the year;


(2)  that there have been more than one million hits on the wfculture website;


(3)  the continued success of the London Borough of Culture engagement programme in the areas of volunteering, schools and the Future Creatives programme;


(4)  the programme which has taken place since the last update and the upcoming programme planned for the rest of the year;


(5)  that the programme has been delivered to time and budget, and the update on the programme’s current budget position in line with forecast spend, including sponsorship and fundraising;


(6)  the developments for ensuring a long and lasting legacy from the year, informed by the evaluation and feedback from our communities and partners; and


(7)  that the next London Borough of Culture update will be presented to Cabinet in March 2020, to include a full evaluation of the year.



Publication date: 10/10/2019

Date of decision: 10/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 10/10/2019 - Cabinet

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