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Creative Colchester

Creative Colchester is a strategic framework for the development of the cultural and creative industries in our town.

Creative Colchester Through these industries, we aim to help to deliver the vision that Colchester will be the place to live, learn, work and visit.

The strategy was developed in consultation with cultural and education partners, creative business stakeholders and major, public sector investors including the Arts Council England and Essex County Council. Over the next five years, it sets out the ambitions for sector development, focused on six areas of work:

1. Talent

2. Economic growth

3. Cultural and creative tourism

4. Community development

5. Bringing it to life

6. Buildings and spaces.