Join STP and town stakeholders for the next meeting of the Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres.
The session will focus on ‘Towns for Leisure’, and how a variety of activities and attractors can increase community wellbeing, cultural vibrancy and bring additional footfall.
Come along to hear expert speakers, inspiring initiatives, and network with a range of supporters and stakeholders in towns and improvement districts. Refreshments provided.
Please see draft agenda and RSVP your place here if you are able to attend.
17:30 Meet in Parliament reception area
18:00 Coffee, tea and shortbread available
18:10 Welcome and Opening Remarks – John Scott MSP, Convener
18:15 Minutes of the Meeting of the Cross Party Group held 13th March, 2019
Matters Arising from the Minutes
Towns for Leisure
Phil Prentice, Chief Officer, Scotland’s Towns Partnership
18:30 Your Cinema, Your Community
Robert Livingston, Director, Regional Screen Scotland
18:40 Scotland’s Food and Drink and town centres
James Withers, CEO, Scotland’s Food and Drink (invited)
18:50 Fitness Festivals and Footfall
Colin Moulson, BID Manager, Dunoon Presents
19:20 Any Other Competent Business
19:30 Close of Meeting
Date of Next Meeting: Wednesday 4th September, Towns: Vacant Spaces Made Good, incorporating the Annual General Meeting of the CPG on Towns and Town Centres