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Culture Creativity Place offers advisory services to local authorities, cultural organisations and city marketing agencies. Andrew Dixon has worked with over 80 local authority areas and has over 30 years experience of promoting places through culture. The company has special expertise in

  • Bidding for cities ( UNESCO, EU Capital of Culture, UK City of Culture)
  • Culture and regeneration
  • Cultural visioning
  • Cultural partnerships
  • Fundraising
  • Broadcasting partnerships

Current and recent clients include:-

  • Hull City Council
  • University of Hull
  • Parabola –  Edinburgh
  • York City Council
  • Leeds City Council
  • DHA consulting
  • CW8 – Warwick Arts Centre
  • The Biscuit Factory – Newcastle
  • Sunderland Cultural Partnership
  • Visit York – now ‘Make it York’
  • Wakefield BEAM
  • Coventry City Council
  • Milton Keynes Council

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    Creative workshop Wakefield

Andrew Dixon leads the company from its base in Edinburgh and works with  a small number of experienced associates on specific projects.

Contact us by e mail at  andrew@andrewdixon.org

Telephone 07850 572195

Andrew Dixon’s CV can be found on Linked IN – includes

  • Leading the bid for Hull to be UK City of Culture 2017
  • Adviser to York on UNESCO City of Media Arts
  • Programme Director  Wolrd Summit on Arts and Culture
  • Bid director WOMEX – world Music Expo
  • CEO Creative Scotland
  • CEO NewcastleGateshead Initiative
  • CEO Northern Arts
  • Exec Director Arts Council England.
  • Bid team NewcastleGateshead EU Capital Culture
  • Led World Cup bid Newcastle
  • Champion – Case for Capital £250 million strategy Angel of the North, The Sage Gateshead, Baltic, Theatre by the Lake Keswick
  • Honorary Doc Civil Law – University of Northumbria
  • Visiting Professor Cultural Policy – University of Hull
  • Adviser to Leeds, Wakefield, York, Coventry, Milton Keynes
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