ICC Director provides evidence at House of Commons Select Committee

Added on Thursday, July 5th, 2018

ICC Director Beatriz Garcia will be providing evidence to the The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee. On Tuesday 10th July, the Committee will be holding the third evidence session on its enquiry about the social impact of participation in culture and sport. This will take place from 10am in Sunderland University.


Tuesday 10 July 2018, Enterprise and Innovation Suite, Hope Street Xchange

At 10.00am

  • Rebecca Ball, Director, Sunderland City of Culture 2021
  • Dr Beatriz Garcia, Director, Institute of Cultural Capital, Liverpool
  • Witness tbc, Hull City of Culture 2017


Members of the public are invited to attend the evidence session on a first come, first served basis at:

Enterprise and Innovation Suite
Hope Street Xchange

Sunderland University
1-3 Hind Street

Focus of the session

The inquiry aims to assess how participation in culture and sport can affect five areas: crime, education, community engagement and diversity, social mobility, and health. This third session will focus on how culture and sport can affect positively towns and cities. The witnesses will be questioned on the effect large scale cultural and sport events have on urban development and regeneration.

Further information

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