We welcome partners from across the cultural and academic spectrum in the North who share an ambition to lead cultural thought, learning and practice through partnership.

See some of our Partners here.

We meet twice a year to explore and share ideas, knowledge and experience, and to plan programmes within the three Project Themes – Research, Public Engagement and Skills Development. It isn’t a talking shop. Partners are invited to make a proactive contribution to progressing the aims of the group, and in return to benefit from connecting with and learning from like-minded others.

See our Terms of Reference

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