Copeland will be one of 15 priority places in the north for investment in new cultural experiences.
Arts Council England has announced that its three-year delivery plan for 2021 to 2024 will see the borough as one of 54 priority places nationally where it wants to develop new opportunities for investment.
Councillor Steve Morgan, portfolio holder for leisure and sport at Copeland Council, said: “Investment in the arts is crucial and having a wide ranging offering right across the borough to complement what we already have to offer can only be a massive benefit to our area.
“To have such expertise look at how to increase the arts reach to everyone is incredibly welcome and we look forward to working closely with the Arts Council and others to boost our offering, excite our community and build modern arts and cultural development into our wider plans for our borough, it’s an exciting time to be in Copeland.”
The plan and the Arts Council’s Let’s Create strategy highlights where there are opportunities for investment, collaboration, and progress to increase…