Strategy Development

Writing relevant and deliverable strategies with a broad range of stakeholders, identifying wants and needs, hosting events and presentations and setting a clear course for achieving desired outcomes. This includes local economic development and regeneration, arts/cutlural strategy, heritage and community. We have worked on strategies for local authorities, charities, arts/cutlural and heritage organisations and education sector.

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Southend Food Culture Project

Recognising food as a critical element of culture, we have undertaken significant research relating to the importance of developing projects, strategies and local policies to support healthy food cultures in large urban areas. Working closely with local partners, the project is developing through collaborative cooking in communities, securing funding for new initiatives and sharing information…

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Essex Cultural Diversity Project

Cultural Engine have worked collaboratively with ECDP since 2015, supporting them to become an Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation and developing funding and arts commissioning strategies. 

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North Thames Fisheries Local Action Group

Cultural Engine was the lead local partner with the Thames Estuary Partnership in managing the North Thames Fisheries Local Action Group. The North Thames FLAG programme ran from 2017-2020 (ended in March 2020) and was awarded £600,000 by the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) to allocate to projects in the North Thames FLAG area…

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