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Thursday 9 Jan 2019, 6pm-7pm
Old Library, Guildhall
The 2020 Annual Lord Mayor’s Gresham event will explore the value of culture for The City of London.
The City of London is not only a great place to do business but also has a rich and vibrant cultural offer making it a great place to live, learn, work and visit. It is home to Culture Mile, including the Barbican, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London Symphony Orchestra and Museum of London, who are leading the animation of the whole neighbourhood with imaginative collaborations and events.
This Gresham Lecture will highlight the significant social and economic impact of culture on the City, London and the UK, highlighting the connectivity between trade, innovation and culture.
Speakers include William Russell, Lord Mayor of London, and the directors of some key cultural institutions: Kathryn McDowell CBE, DL, London Symphony Orchestra, Lynne Williams, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Sir Nicholas Kenyon CBE, the Barbican Centre, and Sharon Ament, Museum of London.
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