Cultural Transformations: The Impacts of Hull City of Culture 2017 back to all events

In 2013 it was announced that Hull had been successful in its bid to become the UK City of Culture for 2017. The announcement set the city upon a four-year culture-led journey, intended to boost economic activity, promote social wellbeing and learning, build positive perceptions and foster civic pride. The journey has been one of planning, negotiation, building partnerships, delivery, and finally monitoring and review. At the end of a phenomenal year, it is time to look back and reflect upon the purpose, the processes and the outcomes of Hull UK City of Culture 2017, and ultimately to ask, how can Hull’s experience inform culture-led regeneration and policy in the future?