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Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres Meeting

13 March, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join STP and town stakeholders for the next meeting of the Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres.

The discussion topic is ‘Towns: Creativity and Culture’. Please see below for the agenda and speakers.

If you wish to attend, please RSVP your place here.


12:30            Meet in Parliament reception area

13:00            Coffee, tea and shortbread available

13:10            Welcome and Opening Remarks – John Scott MSP, Convener

13:15            Minutes of the Meeting of the Cross Party Group held 5th December 2018.

Matters Arising from the Minutes


Towns: Creativity and Culture

13:20            Introduction

Phil Prentice, Chief Officer, Scotland’s Towns Partnership

13:30            Creativity and Culture in Towns

Karen Dick, Place, Partnerships and Communities Officer, Creative Scotland

13:40            Cultural Enterprise in our Towns

Rachael Brown, Chief Executive Officer, Cultural Enterprise Office

13:50            Embracing Creativity and Culture in Dumfries

Matt Baker, The Stove Network

14:00            Discussion

14:20            Any Other Competent Business

14:30            Close of Meeting


Date of Next Meeting: Wednesday 19th June – Theme T.B.C. 

Parliamentary Reception on a Celebration of Small and Rural Towns, Tuesday 26th March, The Garden Lobby


13 March, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Scotland’s Towns Partnership
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Scottish Parliament
The Scottish Parliament
Edinburgh, EH99 1SP United Kingdom
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