Idea Exchange: How we became London's first Borough of Culture

Published: 09 Mar 2018 By MARTIN ESOM

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London mayor Sadiq Khan (Lab) set out in his manifesto that he wanted to create an annual award that would challenge London boroughs to use the power of culture to transform lives and celebrate the unique areas that make up this great city. 

Martin Esom

Martin Esom

Inspired by the UK City and Capital of Culture programmes, the London Borough of Culture awards, is about naming a single borough as the cultural destination for a year to celebrate that areas people, places and identity for all Londoners to enjoy.

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