Welcome to the website for the Cross-Party Group on Culture.
Cross-Party Groups (CPGs) provide an opportunity for Members of all parties, outside organisations and members of the public to meet and discuss a shared interest in a particular cause or subject.
See details and videos from past meetings.
Next CPG on Culture
The next CPG on Culture will be held on Tuesday 5 December 2017 between 5.30pm-8.00pm at the Scottish Parliament in Committee Room 2.
The meeting will look at Intangible Cultural Heritage. The full agenda is as follows:
- 5.30pm-6pm Social Discussion
- 6pm-6.10pm Introducing Intangible Cultural Heritage:
- Heather Doherty, Research Co-ordinator, Museums Galleries Scotland
- 6.10pm-6.15pm Illustration of Intangible Cultural Heritage
- Kate Sloan and Elma Clark, Sanquhar Knitters
- 6.15pm-6.45pm Panel Discussion, featuring:
- David Francis, Associate Director, TRACS
- Simon Hayhow, Director, Scottish Fisheries Museum
- Máiréad Nic Craith, Chair in European Culture and Heritage / Director of Research / Director of Intercultural Centre, Heriot-Watt University
- 6.45pm-8pm Group Discussion
We encourage attendees to watch the following Tedx talk from one of the evening’s speakers, Máiréad Nic Craith (Professor of Cultural Heritage at Heriot-Watt University).
Unfortunately, due to room capacity we can only accommodate 60 non-MSPs at the meeting. We expect demand to be high so please email Kirstin.MacLeod@creativescotland.com in order to secure your spot.
Following the meeting, details of proceedings will be posted on this website.