We want to extend our reach by another 285,000 children and young people per year

By 2030, we are committed to ensuring that every young person in the region has regular access to a cultural experience as part of their education at primary and at secondary school level. We are also keen to work with partners on the creation of a Cultural Curriculum.

We will build on our strengths and develop opportunities for children and young people, ensuring they are able to enjoy greater access to the arts and heritage in the region.

We want to extend our communities’ appetite for culture even further, and increase opportunities for creative learning.

The benefits are compelling – building individual confidence, happiness and health. Ensuring access to a creative education and cultural experiences will enable our region to grow a population that is more economically and socially active.

For the news on progress on the Children and Young People aspiration please click here