Do We Need a Cultural Olympiad?

Standpoint readers might be interested in this forthcoming event. The details are all below The New Culture ForumInvites you to hear
Ruth MackenzieDirector of the 2012 Cultural OlympiadSpeak onWhy We Need a Cultural Olympiadon Tuesday 6th July at 6.30pmat 55 Tufton Street, London SW1P 3QL(nearest tube Westminster )There will be Q&A after the talkRSVP to prwhittle@btinternet.com or 020 7340 6059  

Ruth Mackenzie was appointed Director of the Cultural Olympiad in January of this year. 

She was formerly an expert adviser on broadcasting and cultural policy for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Her previous roles include first General Director of the Manchester International Festival, Artistic Director of Chichester Festival Theatre and General Director, Scottish Opera. She has also worked on a consultancy basis for the Barbican Centre, Tate, BBC, London Symphony Orchestra and Young Vic. She was awarded an OBE for her services to the theatre in 1995.

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