The task team led by the City Member of Hastings (UK)
The task team started its activities in March 2014 and the members involved are:
Reggio Emilia, Italy
The starting point: the EU have affirmed the importance and the potential of the cultural and creative sector as a source of economic growth and jobs, and there will be a number of funding opportunities available during the upcoming EU programme period.
Hastings, member of Eurotowns since 2014, along with the network is exploring ways of unlocking the potential of this sector as a driver for innovation,economic inclusion and growth in our respective communities, and to collaborate on seeking EU funding to support agreed shared priorities.
Workplan in 2015
• Narrow down areas of common interest and discuss work packages and funding options.
• Agree common definition of ‘culture’and ‘creative and cultural sector’
• Include interested towns whocouldn’t attend the seminar.
Next meeting: 2-3 March 2017 in Reggio Emilia