About The London Picture

On 28 March 2013, A New Direction brought together senior leaders from across London's arts and cultural sector to discuss innovative models for working within a changing education landscape. The event was streamed live via our website, enabling those who were not at the event to view and interact online.

A full report of the event will be online soon. In the meantime:

Download AND Research & Data Presentation (Holly Donagh & C

(1.86 MB Pdf)

Future Agenda

Please visit the Future Agenda page on our website, and continue the conversation by joining the Future Agenda: Cultural Education in London Linkedin group - and help us to build an agenda for change in how the cultural sector can work together to address the real issues for young Londoners today.

Films of the key moments are below for you to view:

Steve Moffitt
(Chief Executive, A New Direction)

Agenda for cultural education in London - how we all need to adapt

Read Steve Moffitt's latest blog on Scott Noppe Brandon's contribution to the London Picture.

Munira Mirza
(Deputy Mayor for Education and Culture, Greater London Authority)

A richer cultural education for all: the mayor's strategy for London


Read Holly Donagh's blog in which she reflects on Munira Mirza's speech at the event.

Scott Noppe-Brandon
(Author of 'Imagination First', former Executive Director of the Lincoln Centre Institute, now Co-Founder/Director of Squiggle Consulting LLC.)

American picture and research into impact of arts education

Simon Mellor
(Executive Director, Arts and Culture, Arts Council England)

Arts organisations and the education sector - where do we want to be in 2016?

Panel Discussion

How is the city changing? What does the cultural sector need to be aware of? What do young people need?

Panellists: Tony Sewell (Chair), Canon Dr Giles Fraser, Charlie Tims, Francis Augusto, Stella Barnes, Rys Farthing


If you attended the event, we'd really like to hear your feedback - please take 2 minutes to complete the survey monkey evaluation form. Many thanks.